Freelance Project Manager (Project Dir level) for Leading Advertising Agency

Freelance Project Manager (Project Dir level) for Leading Advertising Agency in London – £380 - £400+/day

This role as Digital Project Manager is working with a top global Advertising Agency based in London for a period of 12+ months. They are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join on to one of their key accounts, a multinational consumer goods company to support with an e-commerce build. This role works very closely with the clients e-commerce group and is expected to act as a SME from a product capability and best practices perspective. Maturity and accountability are a must for this role.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a new product releases based on new requirements from the business. Work collaboratively with client to understand and communicate scope, product roadmap, define requirements, estimate cost and timeline.
  • Work closely with the Technical Architect and Business Analyst to define and document the product capability roadmap.
  • Work closely with other project teams implementing the product within brand sites, support from a product capability perspective and implementation approach perspective.
  • Work collaboratively with the team onshore and offshore to deliver to agree upon targets.
  • Work with external 3rd parties to facilitate integration of related services into the product.
  • Communicate project status internally and externally, including risks and issues w/respective mitigation plans.
  • Manage financial tracking and commercial paperwork.


Essential Experience

  • 5 – 7 years’ Senior Manager level digital project management experience within an agency environment (seeking experience up to Project Director level)
  • Recent experience with technical builds, including product road mapping and project scoping
  • Understanding of e-commerce capabilities and products
  • Able to understand and manage financials; previous experience being accountable for ‘sold as’ budget and margin
  • Experience with interacting directly with the client as well as working with offshore teams