Senior Associate, Project Management (All Offices)

Project Management · Kansas City, Missouri
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

THE OPPORTUNITY

You love to see projects from start to finish. You find Microsoft Excel as a treasure chest of useful tools, instead of scary like your creative team counter parts. Working a project that comes in on time and on budget brings you professional joy that nobody other than a project manager can truly appreciate. And, you have past industry experience working on pharmaceutical clients/projects.

 

You think big and can put the right people in the right place at the right time to deliver exceptional client work, managing both timelines and budgets, to realize operational excellence. The Senior Associate, Project Management position helps to manage the streamlined workflow of Global Prairie projects. This role protects and grows Global Prairie’s client and client partnership team relationships through exceptional coordination of resources to keeping projects on time and on budget. 


If this sounds like you, we would love for you to apply to join our Global Prairie Project Management team. 


WHAT WE’D LIKE TO SEE

Global Prairie is different by design. One part creative agency, one part data analytics shop and one part consulting firm, we deliver deep, innovative thinking – quickly. Because we don’t operate as a traditional agency in terms of process, structure or output, we look for team members with an entrepreneurial spirit who embrace innovation and are comfortable working with best-in-class leaders. 

 

Everyone at Global Prairie shares the following characteristics:

  • Collaborative
  • Optimistic
  • Resilient
  • Flexible
  • Curious
  • Philanthropic


Strong candidates for this specific role will also demonstrate:

  • Detail-orientation and exceptional time management skills 
  • Strong leadership skills, including an ability to share opinions 
  • Ability to see and understand multiple viewpoints 
  • Knack for finding compromise within project teams 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Working across all our Global Prairie functional teams and offices, this individual will be responsible for a variety of tasks, such as:  

  • Assisting in defining scope, creates staff plans, and enforces timelines which align with Global Prairie internal and client needs 
  • Overseeing the internal progression of projects from kick-off to completion 
  • Managing the execution of work, which includes: tracking ongoing projects, routing deliverables for approval, monitoring scope, and analyzing financial performance 
  • Ability to execute projects based on direction from multiple sources, while maintaining effective relationships 
  • Communicating and reporting on project status and budget to internal team members 
  • Establishing positive relationships with functional teams, client partnership teams, vendors, etc. to effectively lead and drive performance and understanding of the business need 
  • Collaborating with the Finance Team to track and report on revenue/forecasts 
  • Assisting in identifying best practices for developing new systems/processes/tools to enhance Global Prairie’s ability to deliver exceptional client work 

 

Additionally, the ideal candidate must meet these qualifications:

  • Strong preference for candidates with past pharmaceutical industry knowledge/experience 
  • 5+ years of experience 
  • Prior roles in marketing, data science, consulting, project management or similar with demonstrated increasing responsibility  
  • Bachelors or graduate degree 
  • Willingness and availability to travel 
  • Proven track record of success in providing high caliber project management services to clients and teams 
  • Ability to self-start and manage multi-disciplinary teams with shifting workloads across diverse projects 
  • Positive outlook, collaborative spirit and passion for producing exceptional deliverables 


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including but not limited to: candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences and may fall outside the range shown. As a 'Best for the World' Benefit Corporation and Employee-Owned organization, Global Prairie offers a best-in-class total rewards package, which includes healthcare coverage, ESOP retirement plan, 401k matching, Health & Wellness stipends and a broad range of other benefits.

  • Expected Compensation Range: $58,000 - $110,000

 

WHAT GLOBAL PRAIRIE OFFERS

We are a purpose-driven marketing firm founded on the belief that business should be a force for good. We’re passionate about driving breakthrough results for organizations that make the world a better place. And it’s not just the work we do – but how we work – that creates our impact. As a Public Benefit Corporation and certified Benefit Corporation (B-Corp), we meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. 


We are a team of smart, driven individuals who partner with our clients to create positive change. Our shared commitment to making the world a better place unites us. In addition, we recognize and celebrate our individual strengths and contributions. 


Our culture is best-in-class. With generous, industry-leading benefits, supportive and progressive employee programs, collaborative office environments, and top percentile compensation packages, the culture at Global Prairie is unparalleled. And as an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), we operate as a 100% employee-owned company.  


PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK CONDITIONS

The physical activity required of this position includes standing, walking, lifting, pulling, pushing, kneeling, reaching, stooping, talking, hearing and use of repetitive motion.  Light work is required of this position, occasionally lifting or moving objects between 10-20 pounds.  The visual acuity of this position requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will not be substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


***Important Note: Global Prairie's Talent Management Department is based in our Kansas City, MO office, which is why you see Missouri listed as the location for this posting; however, please be sure to select your office location preference below.


Creativity, great ideas and lasting impact come from diverse teams. Global Prairie is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level