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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Publicis Groupe Africa is the leading full-service network spanning the African Continent.Part of one of the worlds largest communications holding companies, we are the fastest growing network of communication agencies in Africa. Weve sought out the best agencies in each country to form teams that are diverse, homegrown, and undeniably African.

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    Project Manager


    • To effectively plan all projects within the Nestle Scope Pipeline. Own the Nestle Project Master Plan.
    • Interface with Client BEOs and respective Marketing Managers on status of projects and prioritize work across portfolio on a regular, structured and on-going basis.
    • To be the lead on all Nestlé projects internally and externally. The individual is required to hold knowledge on the status of all Nestlé projects/briefs/requests – including knowing time required per project type, agreed delivery dates, campaign roll out plans for regional or market deployment.
    • Actively manage project retro plans together with Category Leads, Production, Media, Strategy and digital teams.
    • Collaborate closely with all external partners, ensuring all comms delivery is well integrated.
    • Supervise Production / third party project schedules/ commitments and support in the delivery of shoots (TV, Radio, Stills), illustrations, and Animatic schedules.
    • Champion weekly status meeting with Full Agency and Client teams.
    • Organize interdepartmental catch-up/check in meetings with Category Managers, Creative and Digital on all key projects.
    • Continuously monitor and evaluate our project management approach and suggest on-going improvements on a quarterly basis.
    • Create an agency wide culture of project management.
    • Collaborate with Category Managemers and client BEO’s, Marketing Managers and Procurement teams to review scopes with client on a quarterly basis.


    • MUST have a strong personality.
    • Excellent, open, confident communicator
    • Strong leadership skills, tenacious and the ability to deal with pressure
    • Energetic, enthusiastic, willing “to go the extra mile”.
    • Pro-active with a great a sense of urgency
    • Detail orientated
    • Organizing, planning, control and administrative skills are essential
    • Deep understanding of the agency culture, credentials, philosophy, working tools and worldwide knowledge
    • This position requires knowledge of integrated comms delivery according to BBNW plans.


    • Own the Nestle Project Master Plan
    • Facilitate weekly project/status meetings and engage key internal and external stakeholders using the project retro plans.
    • Facilitate monthly project meeting with BEOs & Marketing Managers
    • Working closely with agency teams to ensure that all projects are scheduled timeously.
    • Tracking creative briefings, reviews and presentations deadlines are met.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Publicis Groupe Africa on to apply
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