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Project Manager - 12 months contract

Project Manager - 12 months contract

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

What you’ll do

As Project Manager, you will be reporting to the Director of Operations. The area of responsibility for this role is wide and requires thorough knowledge of various company functions and processes. You will have the opportunity to plan and execute projects related to business processes, product features (representing the Service team), HR, Facilities and Finances. 

You will be working with an experienced, passionate leadership team as Samsung Ads/AdGear continues to grow both globally and in Montreal. As an ideal candidate, you have proven management experience in a highly dynamic setting, ideally in the advertising technology or within a media agency focused on digital. You have outstanding organizational, communication and leadership skills and you have a consistent collaboration and solutions oriented mind-set.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the Director of Operations in the management and execution of projects (business processes, audits, communications)
  • Being responsible for defining, planning, monitoring the execution and closing of the projects
  • Working directly with AdGear and Samsung team members (business, HR, IT, Product, Engineering, Infrastructure, etc.) analysis, scoping, planning, execution and reporting
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders and internal subject matter experts, conducting needs analysis and business specifications formalization
  • Preparing internal communications and marketing material
  • Preparing the project Scope of Work with the input of different teams
  • Ensuring the control of project by working with the Director of Operations on dealing with priorities, issues, risks, dependencies and changes
  • Ensuring deliverables adhere to project objectives and quality standards

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • A university degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field. A Master’s degree is a nice to have
  • 2+ years of experience in project management and business analysis
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams
  • Demonstrated experience in managing digital projects
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects and deliver according to objectives, scope, on time and on budget
  • Experience with being a liaison between internal teams
  • Experience in digital media and advertising technologies preferred
  • Creative and innovative thinker with strong problem solving skills
  • Project management methodologies, practices and tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact at all levels with different teams and offices
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Motivated to learn and work in the digital advertising industry

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

 If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.

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