Freelance Senior Project Manager Job at Syneos Health, Santa Monica, CA

  • Syneos Health
  • Santa Monica, CA

Job Description

Updated: June 14, 2024 Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States Job ID: 4619 You know that the outcome of a project hinges on two things: the plan and the people. You are the glue that holds these two together. You easily maneuver the precarious path of maintaining the strategy and pace of a project, while keeping your team engaged and enthusiastic. You know what needs to be done, and your penchant for strategic delegation and problem-solving makes you a natural fit for this Freelance Senior Project Manager position with GSW . The Freelance Senior Project Manager manages multidisciplinary teams to task and oversees agency work across multichannel tactics. Sr Project managers are the glue that helps keep projects — and people — together. They are responsible for planning, organizing, managing and executing projects from beginning to end, ensuring they are completed effectively on time and on budget. Responsibilities Driver of internal agency process; ensuring team adheres to process guidelines, and problem solving issues. Keeping teams committed, motivated, and productive through the duration of the project Function in a hybrid Sr Account Executive/PM role, with direct client contact and working in client systems (when needed), on smaller brands that have the appropriate scope / level of work, while being able to function in a traditional PM role simultaneously on other team(s) Partners with Project Planners, resource managers and studio teams Working within the Wrike system, writes tasks providing clear direction on deliverables. Partners with the Creative Director and Project Planners to flag any concerns on directive and to resolve logistics. Accurately captures next steps, client deliverables, etc. through conference reports or meeting recaps and distributes to appropriate team members Play a central role in risk analysis. The Sr PM must be adept at identifying potential roadblocks related to budgets, resources and timelines. Leading discussions on issue resolutions and reporting these potential issues to leadership, when necessary Ensures that Client Management is communicating with Creative during client conversations and in preliminary discussions involving project ideas & direction and vice versa. Acts as the “glue” in project development Ensures that project directive and documentation have taken place to appropriate team members. This includes proactively communicating to other team members who are affected by the directive Has a thorough understanding and knowledge of what it takes creatively to develop projects (project steps, creative responsibilities and skills). Utilizes this knowledge in helping staff for projects, tracking projects, problem solving, etc. Creates/distributes team daily status/updates, and pulls together key project groups as necessary. Runs weekly team status meetings Ensure that all pieces are properly routed and reviewed by team members with the help of Project Coordinators Other duties as needed to meet the needs of the team. Requirements Education BS or BA (or relevant experience) 4+ years previous in advertising/marketing project management Skills Project Management : Good at establishing clear directions; effective communicator; problem-solver; adaptable communication style; organized; understands job responsibilities of others and functions appropriately Technical Expertise : MS Office Suite; Experience with Project Management software (nice to have) Pharmaceutical Experience : Required. Launch experience preferred The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $65-75 but may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. At GSW, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. GSW is a full-service healthcare communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences that involve, inspire, educate and activate people through ongoing brand journeys. As one of the world’s ten most-awarded healthcare advertising agencies, GSW is hell-bent not to replace the same old with the same old. This is achieved through a provocative premise — if other brands communicated the way healthcare brands do, how many customers would they have? GSW turns against this premise through discovery of beneath-the-surface customer insights that we impact with stories, simplicity and authenticity. W o r k H e r e M a t t e r s E v e r y w h e r e | How are you inspired to change lives? Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled) Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements. As a Syneos Health freelance, temporary, or contract employee, you may be eligible to participate in the Company 401k match and benefits such as paid time off or benefits through provisions in the Affordable Care Act or State-specific requirements depending on the terms of your employment. Syneos Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements for temporary/freelance/contract employees. Discover what our more than 29,000 employees already know: work here matterseverywhere. We work hard,and smart, all in the name of getting much-needed therapies to thosewho need them most. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday workimprovespatients’ lives around the world. Selecting us as an employer secures acareer inwhich you’re guaranteed to: Syneos Health is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization builtto accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercialinsights into outcomes to address modern market realities. To learn more about how we areShortening the distance from lab to life, visit . Syneos Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, marital status,ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protectedveteran status, disability or any other legally protected status and will not bediscriminated against. If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonableaccommodation to complete any part of our application process, including the use of thiswebsite, please contact us at: Email: [email protected] One of our staff members willwork with you to provide alternate means to submit your application. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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