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Associate Portfolio Manager

Associate Portfolio Manager

Requisition ID 
2017-2120
Location 
US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 
9/1/2017
Department  
Production/Traffic/Program Management

More information about this job

Overview

The Lacek Group (TLG), a specialty agency of Ogilvy & Mather, is a fast-growing customer engagement agency.  We work at the intersection of brands, data, and creativity to help industry-leading companies build and strengthen relationships with their best customers. 

Responsibilities

The Associate Portfolio Manager provides a key function within TLG’s Project Management Office.  This position supports the Portfolio Director in taking a portfolio view of project and resource forecasting, work prioritization, and capacity.  The Associate Portfolio Manager will manage initial work assignment, daily assignment re-leveling and resolves resource issues within the functional areas or accounts as determined by their Portfolio Director.   This role identifies additional resource needs and works with the functional leader and Portfolio Director as necessary to get approval from the account director.  In addition, they would help manage work assignment to maximize utilization of both internal and freelance resources within their areas of influence previously identified.   This position guides and supports the account management team members in ensuring that deliverables and dates are met and that processes and tools are used appropriately by the team(s).

Qualifications

  • 2+ years project management experience
  • Expert user of project management tools and familiar with best practices
  • Knowledge of marketing principles and common digital solutions
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated communication skills and focused, calm demeanor
  • Strong relationship-management skills
  • Must be a strong team player and enjoy working on a team
  • Ability to address and resolve conflict while preserving key relationships
  • Agency experience is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others and drive projects to completion

 

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group – smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities.  Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

 

The Lacek Group

900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800

Minneapolis, MN  55402

 

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer