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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-16085
Location: San Diego, California
-Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Job Duration: 7 months (Contract)

Job Description:
  • Determine resource requirements based on project specifications.
  • Act as liaison between account services and individual contributors in the agency, clearly communicating expectations to each group.
  • Use sound judgment in all project communications and make sure that key stakeholders are apprised of project activities in a timely manner.
  • Identify the need to engage external vendors to augment internal resources when needed.
  • Use Workfront to track and report on program progress, risks, milestones, and other metrics.
  • Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule that identifies when each task will be performed, dependencies between tasks, and who will perform each task.
  • Resolve or escalate issues promptly to minimize impact to timeline, quality, and budget. If a project is in jeopardy, create contingency plans with input from key team members and implement a revised project schedule or scope.
  • Facilitate reviews and help hold the agency accountable for delivering on-strategy, on-brand, high-quality assets that will deliver intended business results.
  • Coordinate with other project managers at Illumina to develop consistent management practices and ensure effective support for marketing objectives.
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.
  • Use Workfront to manage ~30 concurrent programs totaling ~250 multichannel assets
  • Assign internal or external resources appropriately and manage workloads
  • Adjust resources and projects to meet aggressive deadlines under changing conditions
  • Apply best practices for effective and efficient project management and reporting
  • Communicate clearly, promptly, and appropriately about projects and processes
  • Manage the review and approval process
  • Transfer and post files and toolkits for execution by partners in the regions and other areas of Illumina
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to simplify internal processes
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organized

  • 5+ years project-management experience
  • Experience managing day-to-day operations for marketing deliverables
  • Expert-level knowledge of Workfront to set up projects and build reports and dashboards is a plus

Must have:
  • Liaison
  • Project Manager
  • Budget
  • Marketing
  • Metrics

  • Operations
  • Project management
  • Time management