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Senior Project Manager

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

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203

SGK is a global brand experience and activation leader. From idea to implementation, we design, develop and execute cross-channel branded experiences and marketing communications, giving brands the ability to amplify their voice, connect with audiences, and grow their business. SGK is a Matthews International company. 

WHO WE ARE

SGK is a leading global brand experience agency that defines, creates, and transforms brand experiences. We amplify brands, giving them the freedom to speak louder, with more intension, and create a stronger connection with their audiences. We believe that superior marketing performance demands a superior marketing team. Together, we will create and deliver content across channels to drive unique brand experiences while amplifying marketing ecosystem efficiency. 

POSITION SUMMARY

Our Brand Experience Team is passionate about creating incredible consumer experiences for the best brands in the world. We’re on the hunt for a top-tier Senior Project Manager to contribute to this mission on our east coast team. If you’re an ambitious and innovative PM and are excited to solve creative business problems for world-class brands, read on. 

This Sr Project Manager will run all aspects of projects/programs assigned. This role acts as a conduit for all project information to ensure the meeting of all critical delivery, quality, and pricing expectations and profit margin goals. They are responsible for gathering all project-related requirements, processing that information and establishing a plan, confirming the cost structure, producing a schedule, establishing project structure, understanding the requirements, and overseeing the execution of the plan. 
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Leads communication with client partners for creative design review and approval
  • Facilitates creative development from concept to production by partnering with creative design & production team
  • Managing profile of work to include original concepting, as well as adaptive creative/technical design
  • Assembles project plans and teamwork assignments, drives completion of tasks as warranted by each project and delivers projects at or above the predicted margin.
  • Leads project meetings and relays pertinent project information to required personnel and outside vendors.
  • Creates and manages project timelines to deliver product on time.
  • Recommends, implements and adheres to global standard project management processes and methodologies
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and adhere to quality standards and customer expectations.
  • Develops project budget and tracks project expenses and spending.
  • Directs and monitors work efforts daily by identifying resource needs and performing quality reviews.
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Manages scope of project by enforcing proper change controls and documentation.
  • Coordinates communication throughout the project life cycle with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort.
  • Identifies and leads improvement opportunities within assigned programs/projects.
  • 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 Marketing, Advertising, Business Development, Project Management or related field
  • PMP cert preferred
  • 6+ years progressive product management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Excel, Outlook, and Workfront is a plus
  • 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)
  • 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 positively influence and collaborate with 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.
 


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At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh