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Senior Project Manager - Communications
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Programme Management team.
We work through-the-line with some of the best-known brands in every major sector, focusing on employee engagement and B2B Marketing campaigns. We embed strategies, drive cultural change, grow brands and create engaging content across a multitude of channels. We have an impressive client roster including HSBC, Vodafone, British Gas, Virgin Atlantic and BMW.
Our team of Project Managers are the go-to contact for clients and our in-house teams. From start to finish, we bring continuity and clarity as the consistent link across all stakeholders. We’re expert organisers who manage budgets and timings, but our skills and value go wider than that. We build trust and develop relationships. We look at the bigger picture, challenging assumptions and thinking beyond the current deliverable. We join the dots, spot the opportunities and flag the risks. We share the learnings and best practice.
What you’ll need
You’ll have successfully forged a career within a leading agency or consultancy. You have a background in communications and/or marketing projects and integrated campaigns, as well as experience delivering these kinds of projects.
Who you’ll work with
The role will report to a Project Director and work in collaboration with other members of the Programme Management team, as well as with the wider business including Strategy, Content, Design, Digital, Connected Experiences, Production, and Film.
What you’ll do
Key to this position is building strong relationships with stakeholders and leading projects across all channels to the highest of standards. You’ll collaborate with our specialist areas to deliver effective, high quality, strategic and creative solutions which always exceed our client’s expectations.
Experience & Knowledge
You expertly deliver projects on time, to budget and to the highest standard which showcases your creativity and collaboration, and you have a solid background of working across integrated campaigns. You have proven experience in growing client relationships and gaining repeat business/developing new opportunities.
A skilled project manager, you demonstrate the flexibility to manage several clients or projects at once, advocating on behalf of your clients, solving unexpected problems and making effective decisions under pressure.
You demonstrate strong commercial acumen, are comfortable working to margin targets, and used to managing projects of a value of £80,000 and over.
You have the ability to write an amazing brief for our in-house teams, so they are clear on what the client needs.
You are a self-motivated team player, with a passionate approach to work and the drive to take on and learn new things in a constantly evolving world. You have an engaging and confident personality, with high levels of emotional resilience; you always lead by example, responding positively and quickly to change and pace, whilst keeping a cool head under pressure.
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals.
The benefits of joining ICF:
Our people at ICF are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment they arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.
We offer a hybrid working policy, which will provide you with the flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, ensuring you are able to successfully deliver the requirements of your role.
To support you, our employee wellbeing hub is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.
We enjoy celebrating success, which is why we have a competitive recognition program called ‘You Matter’, which awards points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements. These can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.
ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include:
- Single Private Medical Insurance cover with no restrictions on existing conditions.
- Dental insurance and an online GP service.
- 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
- Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution
- Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long-term sick.
- Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.
London, United Kingdom (GB75)