Project Manager - Contract

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Project Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Bex Hudson

  • Contact email:

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Reference:


Project Manager


Outside IR35

3 months


A leading agency client of ours is looking to hire a contract project manager to oversee campaigns on one of their biggest accounts.

As Project Manager you would be responsible for the overall direction and management of projects (project values exceeding £1m) through designated Project Managers, ensuring consistency with corporate strategy, consistency of process across projects and client satisfaction.

To be successful in this PM role you will:

Work with both the Account Management and the Project Management teams to help structure projects appropriately from the outset

Provide qualified guidance/consultation to the Client Services and Project Management teams in an ongoing programme to educate, and demonstrate best practice, etc

Ensure clients are satisfied with the project delivery process (work with the Programme Director on client satisfaction)

Communicate the progress of projects to Programme Director

Ensure satisfactory liaison with Ogilvy and clients and departments
(e.g. Creative, Design, Production, Hogarth) at project level

Monitor budgets and work with the business to avoid overburns

Support Account Directors and others to share our delivery process with clients

Take an active role in project delivery and be responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget and to quality

Monitor project costs and timeframes against budgets and milestones, proactively managing exceptions to ensure delivery to plan

Work with Project Managers to identify project risks and issues, ensuring effective mitigation and risk strategies are implemented

Forecast resource requirements across departments and assist Resource Management and HR to plan proactively

Strategic: Take an active role in new business pitches where appropriate

If this sounds like you and you can start in 1 week please do send your CV to us for review

Sphere Digital Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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