Senior Account/Project Manager - French Speaking based in Paris

Job Title: Senior Account/Project Manager - French Speaking based in Paris
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Île-de-France, Paris
Salary: £41970 per annum
Reference: 15618613
Job Published: August 31, 2017 01:00

Job Description


What you will be doing:

Management and Facilitation of project set up + reporting

  • Managing and documenting the triage process for new projects.
  • Decision maker of where and how work is funnelled through the Studio and wider agency
  • Assigning a Job owner and or Project Lead.
  • Facilitate clear direction and communication for projects directed to near site or production portal teams.
  • Manage and advise on Kick off meetings for all projects.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to create weekly reports on finance and status of department for client and agency
  • Managing daily / weekly WIP meetings with the on-site team.
  • Managing Key Projects when required.
  • Bi-weekly meeting with key clients
  • Prepare MI and update with client and follow up

Workflow and Resourcing

  • Managing workflow for the onsite studio
  • Working with Design Director to build / review the studio team structure and skill requirements
  • Managing resource utilization and liaising with Central resource teams for peaks in volume of work / utilizing skillsets not available onsite
  • Ensure that the onsite team have all required resources and equipment.
  • Responsible for Onboarding any new team members.
  • Ensuring all team members (including onsite adhere to the client's processes and guidelines.
  • Ensure Traffic is regularly filled-in by each team member
  • Follow-up any out of scope work acc to Ad hoc rate card and share report w line Manager.
  • Manage holiday staffing/illness back-up or extra work-load. Liaise with UK talent team and local Freelancers for additional talent when and if needed.

Business Development

  • Being Pro active by seeing opportunities with each services
  • Developing close relationship with all the clients on site
  • Maximising the ad hoc projects and margins

INTL/ UK Coordination :

Coordination with London on Salary, payments, invoicing, HR and client questions.

Network requests-ie FR translations, cases or information sharing

Prepare salary sheets and vacation information team

Follow-up on P/L

Budgeting with UK Finance and CD

Report to UK Line Manager on main issues


121 with Team members together with CD

salary reviews with CD

Special needs/sickness/accident-paperwork

What you need:

  • Excellent client engagement skills with the ability and confidence to Liaise with Senior Client Stakeholders
  • Experience + knowledge of delivering cross-platform projects e.g. digital display, website and video - In order to advise in triage of new briefs
  • Confident in estimating complex, cross-platform projects
  • Experience working with offshore 3rd parties and implications of this. E.g. financially and operationally
  • The ability to manage and filter workflow as well as organise and prioritise workloads to maximise productivity
  • Considered, assertive and influential; ability to lead, with the skills and aptitude to develop and motivate a team
  • Able to think on your feet and make decisions; someone who finds solutions rather than simply reports problems.
  • Proactive and adaptable, able to effectively work under pressure
  • Experience in working as part of a team to deliver high quality work that is on time and within budget
  • Experience in prioritizing and effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly adaptable to new procedures & systems, and ensuring that these systems are adhered to
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion to make sure quality control procedures are adhered to
  • Good knowledge of English and French