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6 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Production & Project Management
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom
Senior Project ManagerAKQA


At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
As a Senior Project Manager at AKQA, you will be responsible for the management of complex, end-to-end, full life-cycle client projects from inception and requirements definition through to delivery. You will successfully deliver projects up to £1m across multiple platforms, with high-quality project deliverables; meeting deadlines and working within estimations. Responsibilities also include budget and financial management, stakeholder management, scope and risk management and business development. 
Role Competencies
  • Creates an environment that encourages creative thinking and problem-solving. Demonstrates the ability to champion change by building commitment and support for change among direct reports/other team members. Brings an understanding of what has worked in the past and apply this to future strategy.
  • Partners with clients and colleagues in a positive and professional way. Has a strong sense of personal responsibility for initiatives and has the ability to become known as a ‘go to’ person. 
  • Passionate about the work and creates a working environment that cultivates and stretches high-performing agency talent. Possesses a strong bias to action and strives for perfection.
  • Thinks strategically and uses knowledge and experience to generate new opportunities and future challenges. Develops unique concepts that help to position the company as a world-class, ideas-led agency. Communicates effectively, knowing when to modify own preferred style for maximum effectiveness.
Skills and Experience
  • Project management experience within the digital/creative industry. 
  • Experience of managing projects within an environment implementing innovative, interactive and consumer-focused solutions.
  • Experience of managing complex, full life-cycle projects in excess of £350k.
  • Strong knowledge and best practice approach for project management.
  • Excellent communication skills across all media: presentation, written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Builds strong relationships and achieves results under potentially difficult circumstances.
  • Works well under pressure with a high degree of flexibility and fluidity with an objective-focused and positive approach. Comfortable working independently and is self-motivated.
  • Possesses good business acumen and sound judgment. Entrepreneurial, with a collaborative, supportive and team-based approach.
  • Strong customer service ethos, commited to quality and to constantly driving improvements. Committed to high standards of excellence and integrity with excellent attention to detail.

Skills Required

  • Production
  • Project Management