Senior Project Manager

Client Engagement · Calgary, Alberta
Department Client Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Reports To  


The Senior Project Manager will report to an Evans Hunt Program Director. 


About Evans Hunt


Evans Hunt is a marketing agency. We’re also a creative studio, a development lab, a brand command centre, a clubhouse and a bunch of nice folks. To help brands and audiences connect, we work in all the media people are watching, reading, listening to, experiencing, sharing and, more than anything, interacting with. By bringing together the best mix of ideas and technologies, we help customers engage with brands on their own terms.


Job Overview


Evans Hunt is currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to be responsible for the successful completion of marketing projects that are largely digital. As a part of the Client Engagement team, you will be responsible for working with cross-functional, multi-discipline project teams to ensure the successful delivery of projects.


Responsibilities

  • Work closely with clients, internal teams and vendors, acting as the primary point of contact through project delivery 
  • Understand the the clients goals, objectives, and requirements, and translate them into a project brief
  • Develop and drive comprehensive project plans for both large and medium scale projects
  • Manage and maintain project scope, and communicate the status of project scope to both internal and external teams  
  • Track project performance including forecasting, tracking, and managing project budgets
  • Work within a team of Project Managers to manage resources according to project plans
  • Manage, document and communicate risks, changes, and issues that affect the project
  • Mentor and work with Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Create a positive, collaborative and team-oriented work environment 


Requirements


BACKGROUND

  • 5-9 years experience managing a variety of project types; site builds, media, campaigns, branding, and site maintenance & sustainment programs (agency background preferred)
  • Understanding of and experience managing projects with user experience, creative design, development, QA, analytics and SEO/SEM
  • Experience working in both agile and waterfall; experience as a Product Owner is considered an asset


HARD SKILLS

  • Ability to translate client needs into a project brief
  • Ability to apply the correct methodology to project type
  • Planning, scheduling, and managing projects efficiently and effectively with unmatched attention to detail
  • Forecast, track, and manage project budgets, PO’s and invoices
  • Ability to manage & prioritize multiple fast paced projects at any given time


SOFT SKILLS

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to translate complex information in simpler terms
  • Able to create strong relationships within your team and across disciplines
  • Able to work with uncertainty, ambiguity, and change
  • Self-motivated and can work with limited supervision
  • Able to manage both internal and external expectations
  • Interested in coaching and mentoring junior team members
  • Passion for ongoing learning and continuous improvement, particularly around process and methodology
  • Strong business and technical aptitude
  • Flexibility to manage individuals working in different locations on different days


SOFTWARE

  • Experience with collaboration and issue tracking tools such as Trello, AzureDev Ops, Jira, and Confluence
  • Experience with Google Suite and productivity tools such as Excel, Word/Docs, and Keynote


Evans Hunt embraces and encourages the differences and characteristics that make our employees unique. The rich perspectives that result from diversity promotes innovation and business success, and makes us more creative, flexible, productive and competitive. These differences are an important part of not only our culture, but our reputation and achievements. At Evans Hunt, diversity is a fact, and equity and inclusion are choices we make as individuals and leaders.

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Client Engagement
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced