Sr. Project Manager

Job ID 2022-4152

Project Management Atlanta, Georgia New York, New York


Description

Position at WebMD

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

Senior Project Managers are responsible for leading and managing revenue generating projects of significant complexity.  They will partner with many internal teams, including Account Management, Design, Editorial, Publishing, Web Development and Quality Assurance to deliver solutions that meet our clients’ needs.  They manage multiple projects concurrently, with a duration anywhere between 1 month up to 1 year, throughout the full lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • manage project scopes, timelines, resources, deployment and internal business relationships
  • manage multiple stakeholder expectations to be in line with agreed business and
    technical requirements, allowing the delivery of high quality implementation to
    customer satisfaction
  • ensure that project priorities, dependencies, milestones and deliverables are clearly
    communicated and understood by project team
  • identify, assess and manage risks to the success of projects and know when and how to escalate when required
  • coordinate and conduct regular effective and efficient meetings to review project
    status, resolve issues and address risks (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.)
  • ensure project documents are complete, current, and archived appropriately
  • effectively disseminate relevant project information throughout the organization
  • resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
  • understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • utilize project management software
  • demonstrate an understanding of a digital business environment
  • demonstrate an understanding of CPG, pharma or hospital marketing principles

Qualifications 

  • Bachelors’ Degree required or equivalent work experience in a related field
  • 5-8 years of project, campaign or account management experience
  • experience working in a fast-paced environment, preferably in the digital space
  • strong understanding of digital advertising and general web technologies
  • general knowledge of visual design elements and principles across media formats 
  • proven track record in delivering projects from the internal kickoff through launch
  • proven track record of success in collaborating with teams to drive project delivery
  • strong facilitation, communication and writing skills
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint; required
  • experience with project management software; Workfront or Jira preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification; a plus

 

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple projects from inception to completion, and manage multiple deadlines between cross-functional teams
  • demonstrate skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, problem solving
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and
    strong interpersonal skills
  • excellent teamwork and leadership skills
  • strong time management and organizational skills
  • enjoys a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and thrives on multi-tasking