Associate Director, Project Management

Associate Director, Project Management Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Associate Director, Project Management to join our team.


  • Support new corporate development activities or other initiatives performing tasks as required supporting department, portfolio or corporate needs;
  • Own communication of project status to the team and stakeholders from Discovery to Deployment;
  • Launch and maintain Workfront system;
  • Continually review and optimize processes to eliminate waste and improve efficiency;
  • Initiate changes to processes and schedules as needed;
  • Oversee frequently fluctuating schedules; influence team cooperation concerning adjustments to support schedule variations;
  • Lead large cross-functional teams;
  • Hire, train and manage Project Managers and other team members as needed;
  • Create status reports and deliver to account team and management;
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time;
  • Monitor and manage resource allocation;
  • Responsible for project scope, risks, schedule, budget, quality, and communication;
  • Effectively interact with senior level clients and serves as an escalation point for issues and communication to Client senior management;
  • Anticipate risks and obstacles, and address them with the team in a proactive manner;
  • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams through all phases of the project life-cycle providing coaching, motivation and inspiration.


  • Bachelor ’ s degree in business, advertising or related field;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to think critically and develop creative solutions;
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational, time management and planning expertise;
  • At least 3 -5 years of project management experience (marketing or media experience a plus);
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage smooth flow of work through;
  • Time management and the ability to determine priorities and delegate;
  • A thirst for new learning and a drive to develop new approaches which further;
  • Ability to recruit, motivate and develop teams;
  • Tact, diplomacy, maturity in relating and interacting with people at all levels;
  • Written communication, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills;
  • Manage and train Project management reports in overall productivity, and skills/excellenc;
  • Prioritizes work in progress (WIP) with functional department leads and account teams to pull work forward and break bottlenecks;
  • Practices and drives overall organization, information sharing, and alignment across all functional departments leads and or Account teams;
  • Interpersonal, team building and relationship management skills.