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Agency Project Manager

Brand:  SGK
Company:  IDL Worldwide
Line of Business:  SGK CCOE
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203

POSITION SUMMARY

SGK is seeking an Agency Project Manager to join our Pittsburgh Team!

 

The Agency Project Manager plans, coordinates, and manages the execution of various project types, ensuring adherence to all project performance targets, including timing, budgets, quality, and achievement of proposed benefits/return. The Agency Project Manager connects to various teams, departments and client contacts to ensure the project maintains its critical path. Builds relationships with direct client engagement during the project lifecycle is also a key portion of the day to day.

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?

  • Managing day-to-day progress of projects and working directly with clients and internal teams 
  • Developing and maintaining project plans, including documentation of project scope, objectives, deliverables, key milestones, timelines, schedules, internal and external resources, project dashboards, etc.
  • Collaborating with manufacturing, sales/marketing teams, and outside vendors

DO YOU ENJOY COLLABORATING WITH?

  • Clients 
  • Internal Production Managers 
  • Vendors 

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE:

  • Collects, analyzes and understands project requirements.
  • Develops and maintains project plans, including documentation of project scope, objectives, deliverables, key milestones, timelines, schedules, internal and external resources, project dashboards, etc.
  • Communicates the project status, requirements, and structure across the Project Management team and all necessary departments.
  • Defines potential problems and suggest alternatives based upon cost implications, time constraints, and customer quality standards.
  • Analyzes the project’s cost structure and any significant deviations from the approved cost structure.
  • Collaborates with manufacturing, sales/marketing, and purchasing teams in project definition, feasibility, and approval process.
  • Manages day-to-day progress of projects including risk assessment and problem resolution.
  • Conducts project reviews according to prescribed process/structure.
  • Serves as the main day-to-day contact on current projects for internal project teams, clients and suppliers.
  • Attends project planning meetings as needed; serves as subject matter expert regarding workflow, processes, capacity, timelines, etc.
  • Assists with the implementation of workflow management and reporting tools focusing on quality, profitability, efficiency, and productivity.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams to develop and/or adapt processes, policies, and workflows to improve efficiency, accuracy, speed, quality, etc.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management or related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
  • 4+ years of previous project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience with merchandise/retail
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.
 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh