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Project Manager - Creative Proposals Team
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Recruiter: PwC
Listed on: 29th January
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 33610BR
Contact Name: PwC Recruitment Team
About the team

Sales and Marketing is a centralised support function and covers all aspects of professional services marketing, sales support and business development. The prime area of focus for the function is to support the development and implementation of the firm’s market strategy and in particular to ensure

We innovate every day

We are inclusive by default

We deliver commercial impact with purpose

We tell stories that inspire

The Creative Centre of Excellence forms part of Sales and Marketing and is aligned to the Delivery Hub and this role reports into our Sales Creative Lead.

About the role

We have a position for a Proposals Design Project Manager within the project management team of the Creative and Visual Design Team. This role will be primarily focused on leading high value proposal design and production, typically FTSE350 audit proposals. Major requirements of the role will involve working directly with pursuit teams, ensuring all projects follow the recognised process to deliver efficiency and value for money through management information reporting.

This is a key role within the Creative Centre of Excellence and part of PwC’s in-house creative team. The successful candidate will be part of a core team of 17 people, comprising designers and project managers in London to deliver highly creative design solutions to the UK and global firms

Areas of Responsibilities

Manage the firm’s relationship with external design agencies and ensure smooth communications between them and our internal clients, keeping track of project developments and managing deadlines.

Manage high value proposal projects from end to end, including setting up and attending briefings, liaising with external agencies, preparing cost estimates and running the process from end to end, through use of formal project management methodologies.

Document all project information and produce regular updates and reports for any change in scope.

Document all client communication and manage client expectations at all times with appropriate communication.

Responsible for gathering project feedback and organising project debrief meetings/calls.

Manage delivery of high quality, on-brand creative design output, and knowledge share across the business, acting as a brand ambassador.

Essential skills and Experience

Instinctive project management skills, and Prince 2, Agile/Kanban or similar methodology trained.

Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of repro, print and digital/online delivery.

Excellent copy-checking skills, perfect English spelling and grammar and an eye for detail.

Proven track record of formulating project plans, managing third party suppliers and managing client budgets to deliver on time and to budget.

Offer fast and detailed response to clients’ enquiries with regards to any related costs and timelines.

Excellent senior stakeholder influencing skills.

Ability to influence clients actively and positively in terms of brand management, budgets, creative and technical process and available timescales.

You’ll be experienced in effectively managing the progress of projects, supplying documentation for each stage of the project, including eliciting final sign-off from client.

Excellent skills in MS Office. Google for Work tools would be an advantage.

Take a client-centred approach, excellent interpersonal skills and calm in a high pressure environment.

Ability to work autonomously under the direction from senior team members.

Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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