Technical Project Manager, Atlanta, Georgia

Agency Hogarth
Created 01/14/2022
Reference 4289657004
Category Project Management
Country United States
State Georgia
City Atlanta
Hogarth Worldwide is the world's leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world's most famous brands.

Founded 13 years ago, Hogarth has grown from a start-up to over 4,500 people, across 30 key cities and is now part of WPP. Obsessively striving for better is in our DNA, it is the reason for our existence and continues to drive us forward in all that we do, making Hogarth an exciting place to work and a great place to achieve your career ambitions.

Hogarth is seeking a Regional Technical Project Manager to join our team. This role will manage projects across the Americas (US, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil) for a major global brand. The candidate will be joining to lead a number of technically-focused work streams within the wider Technology transformation program. The role includes defining, planning, managing, reporting on and communicating work stream activity across their assigned Region (EMEA/Americas/APAC).

Specifically, the role will entail collating a large amount of discovery information on behalf of Hogarth and a large multinational client, ultimately formulating a deployment plan for user machines, associated software applications and appropriate infrastructure across several markets within Hogarth and in Client locations.

Responsibilities:
  • Take accountability for a broad range of technical project implementations
  • Provide leadership in the initiation, definition, execution and closure of the project
  • Work with Hogarth Worldwide internal teams and Clients to understand requirements and ensure that Hogarth systems deliver efficient solutions
  • Recommend and manage changes as required to meet stated requirement
  • Responsible for defining, planning, managing, reporting on and communicating project activity
  • Show a high level of technical knowledge to internal teams and Hogarth clients. This can be by active consultation, presentation, technical evaluations or general supportive discussion. It's of particular importance to be knowledgeable about Hogarth's software offering and associated production infrastructure environments, across all disciplines.
  • Escalate issues as necessary within the project organization structure
  • Ensure that the project is established and operated in accordance with the established HWW Project Management Framework
  • Maintain effective stakeholder communication
  • Monitor and report on project progress and exceptions, providing recommendations for corrective actions where necessary
  • Maintain appropriate document management controls
  • Ensure all delivery streams are working together effectively, outputs are synchronized where necessary and internal and external dependencies are mapped and managed
  • Maintain a working understanding of any relevant 3 rd party contractual obligations, commercial arrangements, SLAs and KPIs

Requirements:
  • 5+ years of strong experience working in technical project delivery
  • Experience of working in transformation and change programs
  • Strong project management skills with history of being able to manage multiple projects that may overlap or be interlinked when aligning with business requirements
  • Strong client facing aptitude for managing client (both internal and external) requirements and expectations
  • Business analysis skills
  • Capability of working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven track record of approaching issues methodically and the ability to think laterally for resolution
  • Good interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Comfortable working within an ever-changing environment in a rapidly growing company
  • Commercial acumen
  • Problem solver

Desirable skills and knowledge
  • Natural aptitude to the role and active interest in technology, specifically Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Previous experience working within the Advertising / Production sector with industry knowledge of working practices, multi-geo technology solutions and high performant Networks.
  • Understanding of how systems can integrate
  • Previous experience with SaaS implementations

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