Delivery Lead for Publicis.Sapient
Delivery Lead for Publicis.Sapient
Publicis.Sapient is looking for an inspired Delivery Lead, who will be part of the managing team of their new Nordic ‘Power House’ in Copenhagen. You will be responsible for delivering the end to end digital strategy, transformation and innovation on projects while engaging with clients and the internal team.
Publicis.Sapient is a new breed of transformation partner designed to help companies reimagine their businesses for the connected world. The digital consultancy agency is based on one of the most famous digital agencies in the world, DigitasLBi, and is a merger of SapientRazorfish and DigitasLBi. They are now building a Nordic ‘Power House’, going full blown into both the Danish and the Nordic market. For this, they need strong leaders for the managing team at the Copenhagen office.
With more than 25.000 people and 50 offices around the globe, the agency offers their clients a unique advantage in the world of digital transformation across marketing, digital and strategy consulting along with technology services. Furthermore, their capabilities span business model strategy, growth, new digital product and service innovation, customer experience, IT modernization, omni-channel commerce, data strategy and advanced analytics among many others. Due to the agency’s Nordic presence, they serve clients as Nilfisk and Grundfos, and they now strive to expand further by providing their Nordic clients unique expertise and services from a wider team of both local and international specialists.
To secure a successful beginning in their Nordic office, Publicis.Sapient is now looking for a Delivery Lead who can manage and define various digital projects, as well as be a part of the managing team in Copenhagen.
As Delivery Lead for Publicis.Sapient you will be responsible for handling complex, multidisciplinary, multi-track IT projects and programs. You will get a central role leading projects/programs throughout the full project life cycle, from design to development, test, and launch. The projects span from web to mobile and tablet to kiosk and interaction and it will be your job to ensure the timely and profitable delivery of the projects, while engaging with the client and the internal team.
Your key responsibilities will be to develop and manage the overall project plan including (time) schedule and dependencies, communication plan, and resource plan as well as designing roadmaps to help clients move with speed based on agile development and innovative solutions and manage scope and negotiate needed scope changes to produce win-win results. Furthermore it will be your job to create and analyze reports on track status, issues and risks and report the major risks and issues to the project leadership and stakeholders.
Your tasks will also include:
- Establish project processes through all projects to ensure process compliance.
- Build and manage (senior) client relationships.
- Provide structure, supervision and mentorship to project teams to ensure maximum performance.
- Provide continuous contribution to enhance and strengthen our Publicis.Sapient Delivery Approach.
- Support of Business Development.
- Team leadership – develop and lead project managers in your office
The role is very dynamic and offers an exceptional opportunity to further develop your competences in a truly international environment. You will be supported by a team of highly skilled colleagues and be connected to a global network of professionals to work with.
As the ideal candidate you hold a masters degree in a field of relevance. Moreover, you come from a position at one of the strategically strong business consulting houses or from a digital agency. You have a solid track record managing complex programs in web/digital business, accompanied with your excellent interpersonal skills that help you to manage and resolve competing views. In addition, you have experience from managing projects with agile or traditional methodologies covering the full development life cycle, including interactions with internal/external stakeholders, creative agencies and other 3rd parties. You come with solid project management experience from large web projects, preferably CMS or E-commerce and you are used to manage contracts and budgets as well as the scope, planning, risks & issues, communication and quality throughout your project.
As a person you have an open, collaborative and problem solving mindset. Since you may be managing several projects at the same time, you are an organized person who can keep a sense of perspective while showing great attention for detail. You possess excellent leadership skills and a track record in leading larger teams (10+ people). You are self-motivated and experienced with working in international, geographically distributed project environment (off-shoring of certain parts of the project).
It is essential that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills. You are fluent in English, and preferably in Danish as well. Frequent travel and work at client site will be required.
If you want to know more about the job you can contact Klaus Markholt-Hansen on email: email@example.com.
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