Associate Programs Manager

Job title: Associate Programs Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Toronto
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 426505
Contact name: Mike Stiavnicky
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

Our client is well-known company presenting the latest must-haves. Their modern, on-trend approach distinguishes them as leaders in the industry. They’re looking for a Marketing Manager to join their innovative team.

Associate Programs Manager Overview:

As Program Manager, you will be responsible for the oversight, operations, and management of exceptional product delivery. You will support operational discipline and delivery excellence by partnering with Client Services and focus on resource optimization, profitability management, and speed to market across multiple projects.

The position of Program Manager will demonstrate strong leadership skills and develop processes and solutions that target client growth through collaboration and analysis. The ideal candidate for Program Manager will be passionate about solving client problems by developing creative strategic solutions that help brands increase their impact.

Associate Programs Manager Responsibilities:
  • Identify scope, define milestones, and simplify complex processes that support the project management and work-flow systems to deliver on deadlines.
  • Own delivery project plans by drafting time-line, budget, scope of work, staff plan, etc., and collaborate with internal partners to define processes necessary to accomplish milestones.
  • Anticipate client needs and factor them into delivery decisions when making business recommendations for cost-benefit, forecasting and impact.
  • Work with Group PMO to ensure correct resource allocation and management across multiple projects and programs.
  • Exercise technical judgement to navigate conflicting priorities among teams to develop and ensure high levels of team effectiveness in communication, collaboration, trust, productivity, diversity, and engagement.
  • Collaborate with major internal and external partners, including creative partners, to guarantee production guidelines are followed for key deliverables.
  • Develop and protect margins in partnership with Client Services that includes joint ownership of locally agreed targets.
  • Assist work-flow systems with data entry, reporting, capacity plans, resourcing, and financial projections to manage projects.
  • Mentor team including associates and interns to mobilize and drive the team towards progress by setting well-defined objectives and clear task assignments.
  • Activate agency matrix and portfolio and support development of best practices to ensure high quality delivery process and execution

Associate Programs Manager Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Integrated Omni-experience within brand design systems teams.
  • Experience creating new brand guidelines
  • Experience executing design system templates. 
  • Experience with technical production. 
  • Experience building out brand assets 
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