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Project Manager

Reference: 21822

Location

Belfast

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

10 May, 2024

Abacus are currently partnering with a digital design consultancy who are seeking to recruit an Project Manager to enhance their capability in the delivery of design and digital consultancy services. As Account Manager, you will work with an internal delivery team and support the management of a portfolio of projects and accounts alongside one of our Directors responsible for service delivery.

An ideal candidate, you have worked in a design or advertising agency or might have experience working in technology or in a digital consulting firm. You have a keen eye for detail, possess excellent time management skills and consider yourself to be a skilled communicator and relationship-builder.

Working with new and existing clients you will collaborate on the development of estimates and proposals for new work. You’ll manage change orders in the event of project scope creep and plan projects, working closely with colleagues and managing client expectations.

You will promote accountability across your team and facilitate internal rituals such as weekly team meetings and project standups. You will support your Director on the management of a number of key accounts and play an active role in building relationships through excellent client service, ensuring you achieve a target revenue goal for your team. This will involve tracking relevant KPIs and monitoring project health to maximise value for your team and the business.

Responsibilities

As Account Manager you will:

Coordinate project management activities, resources and information

Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives

Support your team to  drive a high rate of utilisation

Ensure projects are planned and delivered to the highest standard

Ensure all projects are set up and managed effectively in ‘Asana’ 

Ensure that your team completes individual timesheets 

Track project performance, provide weekly status updates and produce a monthly KPI report

Measure and maintain profitability across all projects and client relationships

Ensure invoices are issued precisely and payment is collected in the specified term

Support Directors in tenders and bids for new work

Make a positive contribution to team motivation and morale

Collaborate with people from different backgrounds and with different specialist skills, such as UX designers, service designers, research specialists and strategists

About you

Our client is seeking someone with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a project or account management role, ideally in a fast-paced agency or consulting firm. You are also:

Able to bridge digital services to client needs

A creative problem solver

Both resourceful and resilient

Self-directed and proactive

A strong communicator and natural collaborator

Detail-oriented and able to promote efficient ways of working

Curious to learn and connect the dots

Comfortable working with spreadsheets to build estimates etc.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion.
We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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