Digital Project Manager/ Account Manager
Oliver + MORE
Western Cape, Western Cape, South Africa
1h ago

We are on the hunt for a Digital PM.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Managing digital projects across different sized accounts; from initial brief to final delivery. Managing your team to deliver - development across a range of deliverables from standard and rich media banners across desktop, mobile and tablet devices as well as email marketing and websites.

Strive to follow and implement the best practice production process within OLIVER and with clients.

Plan and schedule projects efficiently, therefore, ensuring the optimum use of company resources.

Communicate project status both internally and externally according to agreed account process.

Produce estimates and timelines and measure the progress of projects against those throughout the workflow.

Be financially conscientious when managing the delivery of a project ensuring all relevant parties are aware of financial implications of delays, additional amends and re-briefs.

Be able to verify the qualitative and quantitative output of a project against the project objectives.

Act as the first line of contact and digital expert for the Client and Account Managers in the life cycle of a digital project.

Develop and maintain strong client relationships through clear communication and by building up trust between yourself and the client contacts.

Be pro-active and therefore anticipate and rectify issues at project outset before they become a problem. Identify, manage and mitigate against project risks at all times.

Support the business to develop technical excellence within OLIVER’s clients and internally in the department.

Provide highlight reports detailing project status against the project objectives and commercial targets.

Work collaboratively, motivate and encourage the closest and wider teams ensuring all team members remain focused on delivering the best work possible and feel supported in doing so.

Be a valued team member and enjoy working with people from different disciplines within Oliver + MORE.

Ensure administration tasks are maintained to the same high standard as the rest of your work.

Ensure jobs and costs in Traffic are set up correctly and therefore profitability can be measured in on an individual job basis.

Competencies

Work Structure & Management : Planning and executing work in a timely and efficient manner

People Management : Ability to manage staff from multiple departments and backgrounds

Technical Skills : Understanding channel and technology requirements

Client Management : Ability to deliver quality and manage client’s expectations

Communication Skills : Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Team and Leadership Skills : Ability to work together and lead teams

Personal Development : Ability to manage and develop a career within the firm

Knowledge & Skills Required :

  • 3+ year’s experience managing digital projects from initial briefing to delivery.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Technical competence and understanding of HTML5, HTML and CSS, Wordpress and AEM, Email platforms, Banner platforms.
  • Good understanding of project finances estimating, timings, costs and invoicing.
  • Personal attributes :

    Confidence and comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing client environment

    A creative, innovative can-do approach.

    A professional attitude and flexible working approach.

    The aptitude to learn new software and programmes efficiently and effectively

    Self-motivated, working with little supervision

    Collaborative team player, open-minded non-political

    Discrete about all confidential and personal information

    Driven, proactive, helpful, and enthusiastic team player

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