Hogarth Worldwide is the world’s leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world’s most famous brands.
Founded 13 years ago, Hogarth has grown from a start-up to over 4,500 people, across 30 key cities and is now part of WPP.
Obsessively striving for better is in our DNA, it is the reason for our existence and continues to drive us forward in all that we do, making Hogarth an exciting place to work and a great place to achieve your career ambitions.
Hogarth is seeking a Regional Technical Project Manager to join our team. This role will manage projects across the Americas (US, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil) for a major global brand.
The candidate will be joining to lead a number of technically-focused work streams within the wider Technology transformation program.
The role includes defining, planning, managing, reporting on and communicating work stream activity across their assigned Region (EMEA / Americas / APAC).
Specifically, the role will entail collating a large amount of discovery information on behalf of Hogarth and a large multinational client, ultimately formulating a deployment plan for user machines, associated software applications and appropriate infrastructure across several markets within Hogarth and in Client locations.
Take accountability for a broad range of technical project implementations
Provide leadership in the initiation, definition, execution and closure of the project
Work with Hogarth Worldwide internal teams and Clients to understand requirements and ensure that Hogarth systems deliver efficient solutions
Recommend and manage changes as required to meet stated requirement
Responsible for defining, planning, managing, reporting on and communicating project activity
Show a high level of technical knowledge to internal teams and Hogarth clients. This can be by active consultation, presentation, technical evaluations or general supportive discussion.
It’s of particular importance to be knowledgeable about Hogarth’s software offering and associated production infrastructure environments, across all disciplines.
Escalate issues as necessary within the project organization structure
Ensure that the project is established and operated in accordance with the established HWW Project Management Framework
Maintain effective stakeholder communication
Monitor and report on project progress and exceptions, providing recommendations for corrective actions where necessary
Maintain appropriate document management controls
Ensure all delivery streams are working together effectively, outputs are synchronized where necessary and internal and external dependencies are mapped and managed
Maintain a working understanding of any relevant 3rd party contractual obligations, commercial arrangements, SLAs and KPIs
5+ years of strong experience working in technical project delivery
Experience of working in transformation and change programs
Strong project management skills with history of being able to manage multiple projects that may overlap or be interlinked when aligning with business requirements
Strong client facing aptitude for managing client (both internal and external) requirements and expectations
Business analysis skills
Capability of working under pressure and to tight deadlines
Proven track record of approaching issues methodically and the ability to think laterally for resolution
Good interpersonal and collaborative skills
Comfortable working within an ever-changing environment in a rapidly growing company
Desirable skills and knowledge
Natural aptitude to the role and active interest in technology, specifically Enterprise Infrastructure
Previous experience working within the Advertising / Production sector with industry knowledge of working practices, multi-geo technology solutions and high performant Networks.
Understanding of how systems can integrate
Previous experience with SaaS implementations