Allen & Gerritsen Digital Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Allen & Gerritsen is looking for a Digital Project Manager to join our Program Management team. In this role, you will use a combination of traditional and agile project management techniques to bring digital products and solutions to life for our clients. This position requires a detail-oriented and highly collaborative individual with exceptional communication skills and a passion for creating consumer-facing digital experiences.
This position offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule to work from home and one of our Boston or Philadelphia offices, as well as the option to be fully remote. We have excelled at cross-functional collaboration and achieving our clients’ goals remotely over the past two years, and our experience has taught us well.
Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
Integrated Planning and Scoping: Work with Program Management Director to develop project approaches and drive scope development for new and existing clients, working with the client and cross-functional internal teams to define, refine, and prioritize requirements. Drive integrated project planning to develop end-to-end project plans to ensure high-quality delivery.
Team Building and Management: Develop and nurture trusted relationships with day-to-day clients and internal teams. Foster productive and healthy working environments by continuously refining and improving ways of working. Ensure team roles and responsibilities are clearly defined. Facilitate effective collaboration between product and experience designers, content strategists, user researchers, business analysts, developers, QA, and client stakeholders. Embody servant leadership mentality daily.
Delivery and Scope Management: Manage day-to-day execution of projects. Proactively monitor and maintain project scope, timeline, budget, resource plan, and overall quality of the deliverables. Lead internal teams to identify project risks and define mitigation plans and resolve issues. Develop weekly project status and articulate project health to clients.
Client-Focused Delivery: Maintain a deep knowledge of client goals, challenges, and requirements, and partner with A&G Business Leadership to act as the internal voice for the client to internal teams. Manage internal and client teams’ expectations and ensure teams deliver against client goals. Work with internal and client teams to continuously refine project plans to optimize value for clients.
Your Skills and Experience:
At least 3 years of history delivering cross-functional creative and technology projects on-time and within budget – agency experience is preferred
Passionate about bringing consumer-facing digital experiences to life (websites, mobile apps, etc.)
Understanding of agile & hybrid methodologies and tools
Embody a servant leadership mindset and strive to lead by example
Must demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and be able to operate independently
Proven ability to know when and how to escalate operational, resource, budget, and or timeline issues.
Experience with current software and program management programs (Smartsheet, Asana, JIRA, Google Workplace, etc.).
Great listening and communication skills
Must be a clear thinker, able to think strategically and act tactically
Entrepreneurial spirit – we’re in it together and we’ll find a way
PMP Certification and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – preferred, but not required
Allen & Gerritsen (A&G) is a fiercely independent agency in the cities where independence was born, Boston & Philadelphia. Innovation & culture drive its success. Allen & Gerritsen is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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