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Acxiom LLC Senior Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Acxiom Solution and Analytics Services team helps marketers enable extraordinary customer experiences by breaking down data silos and solving for a complete customer view across digital and offline channels.

We help marketers plan audiences, engage customers, measure marketing impact, and collaborate with their partners for greater reach, revenue, and return.

You will stretch your project management skills and be exposed to groundbreaking edge cloud-based technologies in MarTech/AdTech platform!

Work with Acxiom customers, Acxiom Products, IT, Delivery and Technology organizations to own and drive multiple sophisticated implementation projects and programs with high quality and excellent customer satisfaction.

This is an outstanding opportunity for you to give to overall implementation of digital marketing solutions for our customers in multiple industries around the globe and enable them to achieve success in their digital transformation journey.

If you are aspiring for role in a fast-paced environment that requires great combination of project management, proactive leadership, quick learning and demonstrated technical and business solution acuity skills we should connect!

What you will do:

  • Responsible for overall program/project management of concurrent large complex project implementations across different industries.

  • Successfully lead a strategic enterprise-wide project with multi-functional, cross-organizational teams and/or outside vendors.

  • Adhere project management overall rigor (Methodology, Driving the project, Ownership, best practices, leadership, Managing expectations, Communication etc.) on your respective projects.

  • Responsible for project completion within determined scope, quality, time and cost constraints and create project plans and timelines.

  • Manage and lead project teams remotely spreading across multiple time zones

  • Brings prior experience to organize and define work for complex or ambiguous situations. Provides knowledge sharing to other associates.

  • In-depth understanding of project management principles and the application thereof. Authority in project management methodology and solution development methodologies.

  • Recognized as an authority in project management and solution delivery methodologies and follow the project management rigor.

  • Develops project timeline and resolves resource needs. Works with key partners (e.g., executives, clients, stakeholders) to define project requirements that reflect clients’ business, fiscal, and functional objectives.

  • Independently and successfully leads the development and execution of multiple moderately complex, multi phased projects. Concurrently leads more than one moderately complex, multiple phased projects with cross-functional, cross-organizational teams and/or outside vendors.

  • Leads work estimations and timelines of high-level, high-impact, and high-cost client projects. Presents and sells project and resource work estimations to senior management. Serves as subject-matter authority in project budgeting, cost estimates, and control. Consistently meets profitability and release date objectives of complex projects.

  • Confirmed strong risk management as a primary management habit. Validated effective change control and management skills. Leads risk planning, analysis, response and control on a scheduled basis across all phases and projects.

  • Recognizes and documents process improvement opportunities. Responsible for ensuring all project close out activities are completed and documented.

  • Holding clients, internal stakeholders, resource managers and team members accountable including ourselves and follow clean escalation process

Do you have the minimum requirements?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree

  • Active PMP certification

  • Minimum of 8 + years of project management experience in managing complex projects

  • Solid experience in using tools like MS Project, MS Office and collaboration tools like JIRA, Confluence, Planview, Slack and SharePoint

  • Ability to work across teams, both internally and externally, and to influence project partners at all levels

  • Experience in leading large project teams and high visibility complex projects

  • Solid ability to drive the project to completion and shows tenacity for getting things done

  • Experience using Waterfall and Agile-based methodologies within a software development function

  • Demonstrated ability using methodologies of project management including PMI standards, as well as industry level standard methodologies

  • Authority in communication and issue management

  • Self-directed learning and continuous improvement as well as Build knowledge and desire to learn

  • Lead from the front, taking ownership, strong initiative and be proactive

  • Key contributions in other process improvement areas and Provide contributions that should be felt

  • Make sure to pull your own weight and provide the value to the project by following the established PM rigor, follow through and close the loops

  • Understanding the project constraints, risks and factors that is being managed

  • Understanding the moving parts within the solution

  • Understanding the responsibilities and accountability

  • Build rapport with the internal teams as well as with client stakeholders and build a coalition

  • Ability to manage more than one project at a time

  • Ability to work through all the project and work management tools effectively

  • Provide necessary backup/coverage to PMs on the same project and/or other projects

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What will set you apart:

  • CSM or equivalent Scrum certifications

  • Project management implementation of application software (e.g. Salesforce, Adobe, IBM Campaign, DataMart, Campaign management applications, Oracle, Analytics, Data warehouses, digital marketing applications)

  • Project management experience with packaged software or custom development implementations in a consulting or an enterprise organization

  • Business and Solution Domain expertise in implementing marketing, analytics, data-warehouse and software applications from one of the industries among Media, Retail, Finance, Insurance, Banking, High Tech and Automotive industries

  • Ability to learn technical concepts of the digital marketing eco systems market and able to articulate the core benefits of these solutions to clients and partners

  • Ability to conduct and lead project workshops on strategy and road mapping and build the resulting implementation plans with clients

  • AWS, Azure and other equivalent cloud-based application project management experience

  • Experience in managing BI tools integration (e.g. Tableau, Business Objects)

  • Experience in managing projects with larger teams

  • Additional experience in managing IT server upgrades/tech refresh projects

Primary Location City/State:

Homebased - Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting department at 1-877-314-2049.

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