Project Manager role at SAS in Cary

SAS in Cary is hiring a Project Manager

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About the job
The Marketing Team is looking for a Project Manager to help facilitate multiple marketing programs and projects. Plan, create, schedule, monitor and manage internal marketing creative campaign programs and projects from initiation through completion. Responsible for analyzing customer intake needs and translating them into creative requirements for scheduling and meeting marketing promotion deadlines. Publish and communicate stakeholder needs and requirements to the creative team through a creative workflow management system. Identify at-risk projects and communicate with Account Manager and creative team as needed to ensure projects reflect updates and stay on track. Support the team’s workflow and resource needs to help improve the organization’s performance, increase lead generation, and create customer demand. Surface real-time reporting and impacts that keep department resources moving smoothly. Helps facilitate creative check-ins and sets up campaign kickoffs. Identify gaps and process issues to communicate to the management team. Learn and incorporate the company MarTech stack for improvement and efficiency. Responsible for planning, assigning projects appropriately and guiding field marketing and creative teams to successful campaign execution.
 
As a Project Manager, you will:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of project management: the direction, planning and budgeting, coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of specific projects while ensuring consistency with SAS’ overall strategy, commitments, and goals.

  • Leads and/- or coordinates project planning, resourcing, staffing, supply and subcontract management, progress reporting, troubleshooting, and people management.

  • Communicates and regularly tracks the status of project goals by ensuring project results meet quality, reliability, schedule, and cost requirements.

  • Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments and resource additions.

  • Provides direction and support to the project team to ensure the accomplishment of agreed-upon goals, objectives, and deadlines.

  • Assembles and coordinates project staff while managing resource availability and allocation.

  • Reports on the progress of the project to all stakeholders by presenting reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.

  • Successfully manages relationships with all stakeholders. Establishes and maintains relationships with third parties/ vendors.
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    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Accounting or related field.

  • Typically requires a minimum of five years of experience researching, analyzing and/or reporting information related to specific area of assignment.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable or equivalent professional training preferred.

  • Equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications.

  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
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    Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Adobe Workfront Creative Workflow System.

  • Working Knowledge of Global Marketing Workflow System.

  • Understanding of SAS CI360 Plan and integration with other creative workflow management systems.

  • Previous experience as a Systems Consultant for a creative workflow system.

  • Ability to interpret complex system configurations and translate them into working knowledge for creative concepts and execution.

  • Ability to communicate with marketing creative team members to drive collaboration, uncover inefficiencies and find resolutions.

  • Ability to represent team and envision a big-picture integration of various company systems needed to support the creative process.
     
    **World-Class Benefits ** 
    Highlights include...

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans with a low annual deductible and copays.

  • Onsite Health Care Center (HQ) that’s free to employees and covered family members.

  • Onsite pharmacy (HQ) where a 30-day supply of any generic drug costs $5 or less. Not local? They ship for free.

  • An industry-leading 401k plan.

  • Generous time away including vacation time, a variety of paid holidays, and our much-loved U.S. Winter Wellness Break between December 25 and January 1.

  • Volunteer Time Off, parental leave and unlimited paid sick days.

  • Generous childcare benefits for all full-time employees.
     
    Diverse and Inclusive
    At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are. To put it plainly: you are welcome here.
     
    Additional Information:
    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.
     
    Job level will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.
     
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