Project Manager - Toronto
09/08/18
Certo Creative is a boutique studio with big impact. We share a love for design and people which drives everything we do. Our approach is responsive, thoughtful and detail-oriented. Our work spans branding, communications and advertising, in both print and digital mediums.


The Role


A Project Manager is a strong leader for team members, and a responsive and attentive communicator to our stakeholders. We are looking for a candidate with sound judgment, autonomous problem-solving skills, clear and effective communication, and the desire to overcome challenges. A keen attention to detail and an emphasis on quality assurance is imperative.

 

Expectations


Project Planning – 20%

  • Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule for all phases of a project
  • Monitor the project lifecycle to ensure the final deliverable is up to standard, on time and within budget
  • Understand statement of work and communicate changes in scope
  • Source and manage third-party vendors

Project Management– 30%

  • Prepare and deliver weekly status meetings
  • Maintain day-to-day contact with clients
  • Liaise with clients for assets, feedback and approvals
  • Work closely with internal and external team, keeping team members and partners up-to-date on status of projects
  • Ensure team is on track with deadlines and deliverables
  • Lead and maintain quality control procedures for projects and ensure that corrections are made
  • Review and evaluate all project deliverables to ensure traceability of requirements and brand-compliancy

Administration – 20%

  • Manage job folders, file maintenance, workback schedules, and all project-related documentation
  • Support client meetings by organizing presentation materials, taking notes and communicating next steps
  • Support team members with administrative, project-related and business development tasks

Client and Vendor Relationship Management – 20%

  • Follow up with clients to ensure tasks have been completed to their satisfaction
  • Follow up with vendor partners to ensure that work is being done on time and to the quality expected
  • Work with regulatory agencies and ensure submissions follow protocol

Financial Management – 10%

  • Budget and scope projects with assistance from supervisor
  • Prepare estimates and handle POs
  • Monitor projects to ensure budgeted hours are not exceeded and associated project costs remain within budget
  • Invoice promptly upon project completion

 

Soft Skill Requirements

  • Exhibit tact and diplomacy when dealing with clients, team members and external partners
  • Consistent demonstration of attention, decisiveness and problem-solving
  • Ability to handle job-related stress, particularly with respect to deadlines and client management
  • Work with little supervision to manage time and priorities
  • Excellent oral, written and client-facing presentation skills
  • Eye for quality and completeness with a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness
  • A genuine interest in the success of our clients and the growth of our agency
  • Ability to add to a positive, proactive company focus
     

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years industry experience
  • Proficiency in MAC OS, Microsoft and Google apps
  • Technically savvy and eager to learn new digital tools and skills

 

Please send your CV, a link to your portfolio, and expected compensation to . We appreciate all submissions, but only eligible candidates will be contacted.