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Vice President, Integrated Project Management

Chicago, IL, USA | Weber Shandwick

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  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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The VP, Integrated Project Manager has overall accountability for all aspects of deliverables on large-scale, account(s). As the team’s project management lead, this person serves as a collaborative business partner to internal team members, cross-functional leads, and outside vendors. The position is directly or indirectly involved in leading projects from concept/strategy to flawless execution. One of the most important aspects of this position is the ability to be the conductor of the project/team and be a proactive, solution-oriented, operationally strategic leader.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, review and oversight of all estimates, job creation, fees, burn reports, invoices and establishes team process for effective financial management of the account

  • Primary agency contact for clients and client procurement relative to the financial management of the account (SOW development; monitoring and tracking deliverables and budgets; change management and reporting). Partners closely with agency account leads and finance lead

  • Creates or reviews all statement of work documentation for the team; knows when a change order is needed and works with the account team to communicate the change proactively to the client

  • Defines and adjusts processes to meet project and/or business needs and looks for ways to improve processes while coaching teams to do the same

  • Actively seeking out ways to improve team and client communication and developing processes that lead to more effective collaboration

  • Supports in educating the team on roles and responsibilities, processes, and templates

  • Collaborates with senior management and cross-functional leads on complex projects and strategic assignments 

  • Collaborates with inter-agency partners & other capability leads to drive & pull together integrated POVs focusing on operations & optimization enhancements

  • Helps to support clients new business opportunities

  • Demonstrates strong written and oral presentation skills with an unmatched work ethic

  • Supervises and mentors assigned project managers 

  • Considered an expert in digital work and understands other mediums well enough to develop project plans, scopes of work, and budgets

  • Provides a breadth of process and business skills as well as hands-on experience that fosters credibility and drives thought leadership

  • Able to negotiate conflict, manage differences of opinion, and communicate effectively

  • Demonstrates the ability to deliver constructive feedback while outlining and facilitating development plans where needed 

Skills & Experience

  • A four (4) year degree

  • 8+ years of Project Management experience in an agency setting, preferably in digital marketing (including social, paid media, influencer relations, and dynamic content development)

  • Mastery of mid to large-level projects and programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority.

This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401k (with employer match)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul

  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Paid Employee Family Leave

  • Family Building Benefit

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