Senior Project Manager - Health and Wellness Practice (Temp-to-Perm)

US-NY-New York
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# of Openings
Production/Project Management


The Brief: 

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for fully immersing yourself in our clients’ business, products, consumers and competition while helping to manage multiple integrated campaigns. We're seeking a Senior Project Manager with successful Advertising Agency background to work on a Pharma client, reporting to our Director of Project Management, Health & Wellness Practice.


  • Manage the detailed delivery of a portfolio of projects to meet defined time, budget targets and quality standards
  • Design, develop, and manage methodology and process throughout the project
  • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones
  • Provide regular status reports including hours utilized and financial status for projects
  • Attend internal meetings, ensuring necessary team members are in attendance
  • Work closely with Account team to prepare project proposals, schedules and estimates
  • Monitor plans using appropriate software to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Responsible for quality standards and delivery of work on time and on budget
  • Liaise with outside agencies and vendors to ensure seamless integration and delivery


We’d love it if you:

  • Have a BA/BS degree; PMP or similar certification strongly preferred
  • Have five (5) or more years of professional experience in *advertising* project management or program management, working with digital, broadcast, OOH & print deliverables
  • Have demonstrated experience managing Healthcare accounts
  • Have dynamic leadership, management and team building skills
  • Have strong client facing and presentation skills
  • Have a successful track record managing multiple client assignments simultaneously
  • Will bring knowledge of integrated advertising/marketing including print, digital, broadcast, and OOH desired
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Basecamp or other contemporary PM software
  • Experience with Healthcare accounts helpful but not absolutely necessary


What else you can expect: 


We embrace diversity at Y&R.  In fact, we celebrate it.  We have different backgrounds.  Passports.  Genders. Orientations.  Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience.  We’ve come back from serving our country.  We’re returning after starting our families.


We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world.  Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R.  And we Resist the Usual.


Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.




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