Project Manager- Digital Marketing

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Sonoma Consulting
Glenview, IL
United States
Category Marketing Jobs
Job Description

Company Description

Halo Group is a premier provider of IT talent. We place technology experts within
the teams of the world’s leading companies to help them build innovative
businesses that keep them one step closer to their customers and one step
ahead of the competition. We offer a meaningful work environment for
employees, attractive and interesting engagements for consultants, and cutting-edge
digital innovation for our customers.

We delight in helping our customers execute their digital vision. Big projects or
small, Halo Group knows that by combining the highest quality talent with our
unwavering support, we will become an invaluable extension of the team. Halo
Group's experienced consultants in Detroit, Atlanta and Dallas specialize in all
areas of product/project governance, UX/UI, multi-platform applications, quality
assurance/testing, cloud computing, and data analytics.

Since its inception, Halo Group has been recognized for numerous awards, including: 

- INC 5000
- Future 50
- 101 Best and Brightest
- Michigan 50 Companies to Watch
- Goldline Research - “Most Dependable Companies”
- Ernst & Young - “Entrepreneur of the Year” Finalist

Job Description

Under general supervision of either a Manager or Director, leads and directs multiple projects and performs Portfolio Management Activities (75% Direct Project/Program Management; 25% Portfolio Management)

Responsibility Areas:
Project/Program Management Responsibilities:

For the Digital Marketing Portfolio, responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities and enforcing accountability, developing and maintaining a budget and schedule to ensure timely completion of projects. Work directly with client counterpart, other project Stakeholders, and ongoing operations to deliver successful implementation and manage scope.
Execute Project Plan as part of Anixter’s SDLC Framework. Facilitate project(s) through the project lifecycle to ensure all deliverables, stage gates and checkpoints are successfully met.
Communicates with others: In addition to project status reporting drive transparency by leading appropriate steering committee and additional governance meetings.
Monitor and Control Project Work: Use appropriate burndowns; Project Metrics (CPI &SPI) to monitor and report on project health. Leverage metrics to take appropriate corrective actions.
Manage Change to Project Scope: Establish Project Change Control Board. Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan and facilitate customer acceptance.
Implement Quality Management Plan: Implement the quality management plan to ensure that work is being performed according to required quality standards (including appropriate gate processes)
Communicate Project Plan: Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan in order to align the stakeholders and team members. Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
Obtain Project Approval From Customer: Obtain project plan approval from the customer in order to formalize the project management approach.
Execute Resource Allocation Plan: Manage resource allocation proactively by ensuring that appropriate resources and tools are assigned to the tasks according to the project plan in order to execute the planned tasks successfully.
Close Contractual Obligations: Formalize final acceptance for the project from the sponsor/customer by ensuring that the delivered product(s) and services comply with the agreed deliverables lists, agreed scope, and any organizational procedures in order to close contractual obligations.
Measure Customer Satisfaction: Measure customer satisfaction at the end of the project by capturing customer feedback using appropriate interview techniques and surveys in order to gain, maintain, and improve customer long-term relationships.
Leads project team members: Provides leadership to project team members in order to achieve goals of project and or program. Assists project team members adjust to organizational change.

Portfolio Management Responsibilities:
Assist Application Portfolio Owner with the following items:
Provide resource capacity views and analyze information to balance supply and demand
Assist Technical Leadership ( BA & Dev Leads) in release roadmap development and planning
Assist Technical Leadership in preparation for Prioritization & Project Intake Meetings
Surface risks/issues/dependencies at Portfolio Level for resolution


Posting Qualifications:
Formal Education & Certification
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE2 Certification strongly preferred
Agile (Scrum) Certification strongly preferred

Knowledge & Experience
Must Have - 4-7 yrs. years of direct project management experience in Digital Marketing area having been directly responsible for projects ranging from $2-$5 Million in spend
Broad understanding of ERP Functions as it relates to B2B and B2C channels is strongly preferred
Prior experience as a Scrum Master and managed at least 3 Agile projects is strongly preferred
Prior experience in project managing deployment of SAP Hybris or equivalent tools HUGE plus
Strong interpersonal skills to support team building: Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
Ability to advocate a creative atmosphere, facilitates entrepreneurial meetings, and envisions a final product and overall market acceptance early in the design and/or development process.
Ability to develop cooperative relationships to achieve results through a win-win relationship.
Ability to establish alliances with other departments and organizations by recognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership and commitment to the program.
Awareness of cultural diversity and can embrace and capitalize those differences; applies knowledge in decision-making process.
Ability to identify project risks by defining risk strategies and developing the risk management plan in order to reduce uncertainty throughout the project lifecycle.

Technical Skills
Experience with MS Project as the primary tool for day-to-day management including WBS, usage of predecessor relationships across tasks in well-formed plan, resourcing, and cost baseline variances.
Experience with PPM tools (such as Clarity) HUGE plus

Additional Information

** U.S. Citizens and those who are authorized to work independently in the United States are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.
This is a Full-Time / Permanent job opportunity.
Only for US Citizen and Green Card Holder, EAD Holder, Canadian Citizen 

** All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Titles: Project Manager, Digital Project Manager, Program Manager, Digital Program Manager, Project Manager- Digital Marketing

Skills: Digital Marketing, Portfolio, ERP, eCommerce,