Project Director

  • Veracruz
  • Jellyfish
Jellyfish is your digital partner. We support and drive digital transformation by providing the right technology, strategy and training. With offices across the globe, we are focused on increasing our network, client base and digital services to the biggest brands on the planet. We are 'One Jellyfish', we know how important it is not just to have the best people in the world working with us, but to also recognize and reward this talent. What's stopping you from joining our award winning team? Job DescriptionThe role of the Project Director within the business is to facilitate the needs of the client by running the project process, owning the schedule, and tracking the output of the practitioners to ensure our work is delivered on time, on budget, and meeting standards, and client goals. This particular Project Director role will be actively involved with other people in making decisions and doing work. Execution and leadership will be part of a daily basis. QualificationsAdvanced English MUST HAVEexpert-level project management fundamentals (e.g., schedule dependency and critical path) and can exercise them on a project without guidance. Hands-on execution and leading by example are required Experience providingsupport and guidance tojunior staff as a matter of course. Experienceidentifyingunique project circumstances requiring escalation to team leadership. Considered a Project Management SME Experienceeffectively managing a small program(defined as a collection of projects with their own PMs for the same client) OR possesses recognized project expertise in a single Product Pillar. Recognized expertise is defined as the ability to bring increased efficiency to a standard project or the ability to manage a non-standard project without support Nurturing positive, collaborative working relationships with internal & external stakeholders through regular communication and Client Plan ownership (often across multi-project workstreams). Risk management and problem-solving experience An understanding of the technologies and processes involved in managing digital project delivery within an Agency environment Experience using project management tools for task/time/resource management Experience using project management methodologies including waterfall and agile A good breadth of knowledge and appreciation for our portfolio of digital services A passion for digital and a desire to develop and enhance skills What You'll Need Knowledge of the broader digital marketing mix Experience and understanding of specific digital services within our portfolio (e.g. Web Build projects, Paid and Earned Media and Analytics implementations, etc) Knowledge of Google's technology stack is an advantage Leading mediumteams and mentoringjunior team members Strong communication skills, dealing with stakeholders at all levels Maintains project control and meets all project control KPIs for all assigned projects. Addresses risk on projects/programs comprehensively as a matter of course can anticipate project risks that impact KPIs and mitigate their impact. Experience identifying opportunities for process improvement along with proposed solutions. Experience supportingSteering Group level initiatives and escalating to Steering Group members Experience in client-facing at middle management and senior management level Experienceproviding support for skill/knowledge gaps of less experienced members of the team. Advantageous Knowledge of the broader marketing mix An understanding of the technologies and processes involved in managing digital project delivery within an agency environment (Desired) Additional InformationEqual Opportunity Employer:Jellyfish is committed to making adjustments in our recruitment process to enable you to demonstrate your full potential. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please fill out the formhere . Annual Bonus Anniversary Increase Training and Development Life Assurance Employee Assistance Programme - Counseling