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Project Manager

Elkanodata

Barcelona, Spain

Full time

Elkanodata is a global information design agency based in Barcelona. We transform complex information and data into insightful, innovative and attractive user experiences.

We partner with our clients to create high quality visual contents, combining design, animation and interactivity. We offer a wide array of specialized solutions: infographics, motion graphics, data visualization, interactives, dashboard, presentation design and much more.

Our clients are innovative companies, international organizations and industry leaders such as Spotify, the United Nations or NYU.

Our goal is to be amongst the top 3 global information design agencies by 2019, by offering the highest quality on the market in terms of project execution and client service. We are small but we are growing fast and want to grow even faster. We have our eyes set on the North American market.

Our agency is a great place to work. We work hard and we have fun. We like to surround ourselves with creative people who love what they do and have a passion for design, data and all things internet. We get stuff done whilst enjoying the ride.

Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will connect our creative team and our clients, who will help us define processes to consistently deliver high quality projects, and define the strategy to build and grow Elkanodata’s client services unit.

As project manager you will provide support to the creative team and be responsible for client engagements as well.

You will be responsible for ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and up to our quality expectations. This involves managing resources, keeping the internal teams on track, and managing client feedback and requests.

Once we have a new customer you will be their first point of contact inside the agency to help build a partnership with them. You will work with them to define projects, scope work and provide detailed costs breakdown, budgets and project timings.

You will champion best practices and constantly seek to improve our execution and production processes. We are fast but want to be even better and make sure we make the most of our resources and talent. You will define our project management and customer support standards.

What are we looking for?

An entrepreneurial mindset: Able to demonstrate enthusiasm, drive, passion and curiosity.

Cultural awareness: Our colleagues and customers come from many different places. You need to be able to walk a mile in their shoes and prove that you can adapt to different styles and environments.

A doer: You have a proven track record of getting things done. You respond decisively to challenges.

A great communicator: You are able to communicate ideas and visions in a clear and compelling manner and adapt the style depending on the audience.

Ambitious and resilient: Our company is small but we are growing and changing fast. You want to grow with us, keep a positive mental attitude and learn and try new things along the way. We want you confident and humble.

You believe in solving problems through collaboration, investigation and iteration. We sweat the details and love analysis.

A relationship builder: You initiate and manages working relationships with people (whether it’s customers, colleagues or suppliers) that are based on trust and openness. You are confident in challenging and being challenged in a constructive manner.

Someone that is fun and easy to work with. You don’t take yourself too seriously.

Job advantages:

Competitive salaries, bonus scheme, fully flexible work hours, central location, beer fridays, fun team events (no, they are not mandatory!) a parking spot for your bike or motorbike (So it doesn’t get stolen whilst you work)

Minimum Requirements:

3+ years’ experience managing digital projects
International experience (comes from abroad / has lived abroad / has travelled extensively).
Experience working for top-tier international clients
Coordination of multidisciplinary teams: Developers, designers, creatives and accounts
Resources, budget and time allocation for projects.
Able to design and implement workflow management processes
Able to collaboratively manage small, medium and large-sized projects.
Capable of aligning the client's short term needs with the overall company's mid-term strategy.
Able to elaborate estimates and proposals and upsell existing clients.
Project Management Software (Wrike, Zoho, Trello or similar).
Office Suite (Excel, Word and PPT)
Stakeholder management and reporting
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Good to have:

Recruiting, training and mentoring capacities to create a PM team
Strategic thinking to develop a long term strategy for the Client Services Unit
Able to attract and hire top creative talent
Commercial Skills and coordination with sales team
Knowledge of the Adobe Suite

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Summary

Position:
Project Manager
Company:
Elkanodata
City:
Barcelona, Spain
Salary:
Competitive