Project Director Job at OLIVER Agency | The Dots
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  • Level Senior
  • Professions Project Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Working in partnership with one of our clients, the Project Director will be owning implementations, establishing and managing processes for a multi-site team and creative production processes, working alongside our existing talented team to drive successful business processes and creative excellence.
You are looking for the next step in your career and wants to play a pivotal role within OLIVER agency to ensure the smooth creation of great work that everyone can be super proud of
You’ll be joining a large project management and creative team based in our Roseberry Avenue Office
Last year, OLIVER made it into the Best Companies one to watch list in the UK and we hope that this time in 2021 we will be in the Times 100.
  • Scoping, planning and specification of programmes up to and over £500k, with the collaboration of operations and business Lead
  • Coordinating new business and high-value implementations by task managing the key deliverables and actions of each integral IIG department (Marketing, Tech, People, Creative, Strategy, etc)
  • Establishing and manage all of the processes for a multi-site team
  • Day-to-day role in shaping and progressing the efficiency of assigned Client team proactively identifying and implementing improvements to processes
  • Lead and manage project manager setting precedent
  • Mentor junior team members and lead with a strong, exemplary work ethic, to ensure best practices are followed at all times
  • Digital innovation is key for the client you will ensure this is carried out
  • Create and manage master programme documentation effectively monitoring progress and profitability, identifying risks and implementing mitigation strategies to ensure projects are delivered on brief, on time and within budget
  • Maintain and support all the clients Brand guidelines and standards as specified and manage the quality control across all offices
  • Manage the flow of team-wide communications, ensuring information is disseminated through discipline teams as appropriate
  • Develop a consultative relationship with key marketing technology and operations clients
  • Overall responsibility for project governance, ensuring all tasks are completed to the required standard for the marketing communication channel
  • Coordinate development and delivery activities among various project participants and stakeholders
  • Responsible for relationship management, cost, quality, and delivery of third-party vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Good understanding of current trends and events in new media and digital marketing.
  • Experience in operating as a mentor to junior team members.
  • Extremely well organised, with great attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of the importance of prioritising work/shifting priorities as required to meet ever-changing deadlines.
  • Drive efficiency and creative excellence at all times.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willing to refine the key skills for running a business.
  • 5+ years’ project management experience within an agency environment.
  • Proven track record directing a variety of integrated projects for Fortune 500 clients.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and pitches across multiple platforms.
  • Leader of a team with an exemplary work ethic and strategic mindset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in high-pressure situations and Client-facing environments.
  • Solid experience of overseeing project budget management and scheduling – estimating, timings, costs and change order processing.
Lots of agencies say they’re different. OLIVER is.
OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand’s organisation; delivering more effective work at the speed required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique Inside Intelligence methodology, we build specialist, dedicated in-house agencies that collaborate with clients to form better marketing solutions.
Established in 2004, our model is now driven by over 2000 people, working across more than 200 in-house agencies globally. Clients include The Guardian, Unilever, Barclaycard, PepsiCo, AXA, The AA, adidas, BMW, Post Office and 3M. OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which also includes global content agency Adjust your Set, design, experience and engineering company DARE and property marketing specialists Aylesworth Fleming.
We are a company built on our values; we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.
Be Ambitious to succeed
Be Imaginative to push the boundaries of what’s possible
Be Inspirational to do groundbreaking work
Be always learning and listening to understand
Be Results focused to exceed expectations
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable

Skills Required

  • Project Direction

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