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Senior Project Manager, Global Operations

Company: Publicis Groupe
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Publicis Groupe, known for its award-winning creativity, best-in-class technology, digital and consulting expertise, is the world's third largest communications group. With 80,000+ colleagues in over 100 countries, the Groupe has four Solution hubs: Creative with Publicis Communications, Media with Publicis Media, Digital business transformation with Publicis.Sapient, and Health & Wellbeing with Publicis Health.

Since 2014 with the acquisition of Sapient, Publicis Groupe has undergone a profound transformation by scaling a new model connecting data, creativity, and technology. The Groupe has continued this journey with the 2019 acquisition of Epsilon to further scale the data-led offering and provide true momentum to our client's own transformation.

This model, with a country-led approach, is called the "Power of One" and gathers all the capabilities of the Groupe under one roof, putting clients at the core of the organization.

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager, Global Operations is essential to ensuring Publicis Media products and services are successfully delivered (e.g. against scope, cost, time, quality) and maintained through the application of program management methodology and business operations. The senior project manager will be responsible for large scale, complex and long duration projects to deliver operational business solutions to Publicis Media clients as well as supporting with ongoing management of global senior stakeholder communities within the Publicis Media network.

Key project delivery responsibilities include oversight of full project lifecycle from inception to implementation to delivery with the ability to manage multiple project tracks and teams. The Senior Project Manager will participate in the estimation, risk and resolution, status reporting process, and ensure that the team meets their commitments. The Senior Project Manager ensures quality of products and service follow the agency or client's needs.

Additional key responsibilities include management and support of executive global leadership community statuses and information sharing from annual planning calendar to ongoing maintenance of community forums/ communication channels.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plan, Implement and Manage large scale concurrent client operational projects
  • Proven ability to manage cross-functional execution teams through influence where direct reporting lines do not exist
  • Coordinates with other Project Managers to establish priorities and proactively set direction for teams across various projects
  • Works closely with Service and/ or Product leaders and sponsors to identify and assure delivery against key business objectives, priorities, expectation setting, etc.
  • Support with global executive community management initiatives and forums
  • Ensures there is a consistent application of project management methodologies and standards
  • Develops strong and enduring business relationships with senior and mid-level executives
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and influence others to ensure successful project deployment
  • Understands key business and technology drivers
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5+ years project management experience
    • 5+ years services and or technology/ product management experience or managing in a consulting environment
    • Experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies
    • The candidate must have proven experience working in a complex, matrixed environment, managing multiple stakeholders
    • Demonstrated experience managing large-scale, complex programs
    • Strong negotiation and issue resolution skills
    • Expert understanding of project & program management processes and methodologies
    • Ability to interact, manage and influence key stakeholders including executive team members
    • Ability to travel as needed Experience Preferred but not required:
      • Experience in Media or Advertising
      • Experience working on services, products, and solutions
      • Experience working with Agile Project Management tools such as Jira, Smartsheet or equivalent
      • Experience with multiple project methodologies (Scrum, ATERN, Waterfall, Prince2, etc.)
      • PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master Certification, Bachelor's degree in business or marketing

        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Publicis Groupe, Detroit , Senior Project Manager, Global Operations, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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