Senior Analytics Manager, EMEA

Performance London, England


Position at Wavemaker

Don’t Just Live. Thrive!

About us:

MEC, Campaign’s Media Agency of the Year 2016, is one of the world's leading media agency networks. Our 5,000 highly talented and motivated people work with category leading advertisers in 90 countries and we are a founding partner of GroupM (WPP). 

We manage multinational business through our Global Solutions team, driving strategic leadership for our clients.  We have over 300 International experts managing bespoke solutions for our clients through 11 international hub offices. 

Global Solutions harnesses the power of our network offices to deliver integrated communications solutions, multi- market media management, best practice, performance management and economies of scale.  We tailor our teams and offer to suit each client's organisational, strategic and reporting needs.  Our teams are managed by global client leaders with extensive local and international experience.  Our client leaders are partnered with senior strategists who together help to set the strategic vision and roadmap for our clients, collaborating with our network to implement and activate in local market.  

About the role: 

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be an important part of the team and will need to have an impact on the business from day one. The role will be based in London, although some international travel may be involved.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Working alongside MEC clients to identify analytical requirements and solve challenges effectively and efficiently
  • Responding to client briefs, securing and analysing required data, preparing the story/visualise and presenting to senior stakeholders within MEC clients
  • Resolving challenges on the spot, or bringing in further MEC, client or other specialist resource to help get the job done when required
  • Establishing effective partnerships with key stakeholders within clients, MEC and other specialist companies to know exactly who to call on when required
  • Becoming an expert in clients business, systems and ways of working
  • Becoming familiar with the existing Analytics toolset to utilise on client business, including data visualisation technologies (Omniscope, Tableau, Datorama, Power BI), reporting tools (Microsoft Excel and R) and measurement platforms (DoubleClick Campaign Manager and Google Analytics)
  • Working within, and helping develop, an open, collaborative, progressive day to day culture within A&I, MEC and MECs clients
  • Developing strong relationships across the Analytics team, within your core client-focussed group and across the wider Performance department and the agency as a whole
What we're looking for:
  • You will have strong experience working with senior clients, and will be expected to work with them to define projects and outputs in the area of communication analysis and evaluation. You will manage MEC resources to deliver against client requirements.
  • Excellent client facing skills and the ability to get stuck in and make things happen
  • Understanding of business, marketing and communications, including media industry metrics and systems
  • Real passion for data, analytics and technology and uncovering ROI on comms/media investments
  • Problem solver
  • Experience of working within a communications agency and/or client organisation
  • Experience of working with external data, analytics and ROI specialists
  • Good project and resource management skills
  • Ability to distil data into insight and valuable information, and to present back findings in a clear, engaging and meaningful way
  • Excellent communication skills, internally within MEC and externally with senior clients
  • A desire to drive improvement and positive change

We'd love to hear from you - hit the apply button to submit your details. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.