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Business Project Lead

April 6 2017
Industries Consulting services
Categories Business analysis
Toronto, ON

The Business Project Lead is a key member of the Project Management Office. The position is the value-add liaison between the Account Team and the SMEs. The role interprets client and account service needs and translates them into detailed and accurate project estimates and proposals.

About us

DAC Group is a leading multi-platform digital agency in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. We are your one-stop lead generation partner. We have decades of experience bringing buyers and sellers together. Since 1972, our offices across North America have been creating industry-leading advertising programs. Our purpose, and our promise, is to qualify, capture and convert the highest-value online and offline traffic into net-new sales for your business. We are accountable for the hard metrics against the key financial and performance indicators that matter to your business. If performance is essential to you, partner with us and prepare to be impressed. DAC Group has a powerful approach to online and offline lead generation. We blend paid search, unpaid search, social, mobile and print/online directory marketing with state of the art measurement and proprietary technology. We have a high tolerance – and big appetite – for details and micro-management. Our integrated, multi-channel programs leverage marketing best practices to provide the greatest, most sustainable long-term return on investment in the industry. And we can prove it.

Responsibilities

  • Translate business objectives into high level requirements in order to attain detailed quotes from SMEs
  • Complete detailed quotes and profit analysis for proposals, with assistance from SMEs
  • Ensure that the quote and brief match the Scope of Work
  • Run kick-off meetings to onboard other PMO team members once Scope of Work documents are signed
  • Work with the Account Team to ensure that client expectations align with realistic technical capabilities and capacity
  • Build relationships and trust with and between the Account Teams and the Department Leads in order to facilitate successful delivery of client expectations
  • Navigate the matrix between SMEs, PMO, Account Service and Finance and financial software systems in order to input data accurately for project quoting, creation, management and analysis
  • Work with the Account Team to ensure that the brief is complete, comprehensive and clearly represents clients' needs
  • Take ownership of the contents of the brief
  • Work collaboratively with development staff and support staff to maintain thorough knowledge of execution capabilities within DAC Group
  • Assist the Account Team to qualify and quantify client expectations
  • Identify conflicts and opportunities in the client proposal stage
  • Provide technical insight to the Account Team

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate experience estimating project scopes for a number of digital lines of service: SEM, SEO, strategy, display, marketing science, web design, content at scale, presence management and other performance marketing areas
  • Three (3) years of experience in a digital environment
  • Proven experience in providing project estimates (quoting project effort) and financial analysis encompassing cross departmental stakeholders
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Professional, mature, motivated and self-directed
  • Objective, with the ability to clearly communicate solution benefits and risks
  • Mental agility in order to develop alternate client solution options
  • Team-orientated, collaborative and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced personal time management skills; working with multiple teams, offices and countries across a number of time zones
  • University degree or college diploma
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including proficiency using Excel functions, pivot tables and charts
  • Digital agency environment experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM is an asset

 

 

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