Wavemaker | Regional Media & Data Coordinator

Data, Analytics & Insight Singapore, Singapore


Position at Wavemaker

The individual will be responsible to support the clients’ and planning teams’ needs for data managements and visualization (using Datorama) & supporting the correct application of naming taxonomy. At GroupM, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Reporting Manager – Regional Digital Director

3 best things about the job:

  1. Be a member of a high performing team focused on technology, data, partners and platforms, a key strategic growth area for GroupM and WPP.
  2. Work in an environment that promotes freedom, flexibility, empowerment and diverse working styles to solve real business problems.
  3. The opportunity to learn and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders across all GroupM agencies and business units in APAC.

Measures of Success –

In 3 months:

  • Thorough understanding of the GroupM Nexus Data & Tech processes and commenced utilizing in their day to day tasks & projects
  • Developed strong working relationships with all team members and relevant stakeholders (eg agencies, partners, GMS buying teams).

In 6 months:

  • Has gained any outstanding accreditation/certifications of relevant technologies utilised within the GroupM Nexus Data & Tech team.
  • Manage the design, build, and maintenance phases of client reporting requirements independently.

In 12 months:

  • Implemented training programs for key stakeholders of our Reporting & Analytics solutions, with demonstrated increase in utilization.
  • Is supporting the Manager & actively contributing on key Reporting & Analytics projects, bringing value to our stakeholders.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Assist in the strategy and development of Business Intelligence platforms (Tableau/Datorama) for data visualization and insight generation for use in campaign monitoring and optimization. 
  • Perform data QA and help develop automated QA processes to ensure data accuracy and timeliness.  
  • Liaise with local agency and client teams where issues in process or data stability are identified.
  • Assist in the development of custom databases on the reporting platform and collect data requirements from teams to assist in database build. 
  • Manage the retrieving, compiling, and formatting of large volumes of data.
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical terms to non-technical people and help them understand why change might be required to achieve a specific goal or complete a project.
  • Ability to communicate and understand business requirements from non-technical stakeholders while simultaneously managing their expectations at the same time 
  • Familiarity with data from web/ad measurement technologies such as: ad serving platforms (e.g. DFA, Sizmek), campaign management (e.g. Prisma), website analytics software (e.g. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics), paid search engine marketing data sources (e.g. Adwords, Marin, DoubleClick)

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant quantitative field (Engineering, Computer Science, Analytics)
  • 3+ years related work experience in the field of data management, marketing analytics, and/or technology
  • Thorough understanding of digital marketing channels (specifically search, social & programmatic) & digital media metrics
  • Experience with the full development life cycle of an application or reporting solution - from design through test and deployment
  • Experience with key Business Intelligence solutions such as Tableau, PowerBI, Datorama
  • Highly organised, detail orientated, QA-focused with demonstrated project management capabilities
  • Flexibility to work in a cross-functional team but also have the initiative to problem solve independently
  • The following will be highly regarded:
  • SQL experience & has worked with at least one of the major DBMS (SQLServer, MySQL or Postgres
  • Experience with front-end web development (HTML, CSS).
  • Good understanding of Data engineering best practices, ETL design & version control systems/tools
  • Has worked with Web API’s
  • Working knowledge cloud computing services for Analytics, preferably GCP (eg BigQuery, AutoML Tables)

About GroupM

GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

About Wavemaker

We always believe there is a better way to grow our clients and our people.

We do this by positively provoking growth for our clients and people. We work with clients to help them grow and shape their consumers’ brand decisions and experiences through media, content, and technology. We have one single attitude – Positive Provocation.

Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We always make sure we have each other’s backs through our inclusive culture. We do our best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster. We know it’s not easy, but if it’s in you, we will get it out of you.

Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by:

  • The deep Knowledge we have of our clients’ business
  • The confidence to Challenge what’s gone before
  • The Support to go further than we thought possible

We are a part of GroupM, WPP’s global media investment management company. Discover more on wavemakerglobal.comTwitter and LinkedIn