Essence | Senior Analytics Manager

Data, Analytics & Insight Seoul, South Korea


Position at GroupM

Some of the things we'd like you to do:

  • Provide direction and leadership to direct reports, working with them on goals, motivations, and career progression
  • Take ownership of delivery for designated clients/projects
  • Collaborate with the strategy and media teams to identify opportunities where our analytics offering can add value
  • Gain an understanding of marketing plans and their objectives to be able to assist with comprehensive measurement, and test & learn plans         
  • Explore methods/techniques for solving business problems given the data available 
  • Help internal stakeholders and external clients understand the capability and limitations of methods used
  • Actively collaborate with global teams to provide analytics direction and best practices. 
  • Work across, and with, all bands, disciplines, and offices, in ensuring knowledge sharing and collaboration.


A bit about yourself:


  • Have at least 5-7 years of experience in data analytics, consulting, business intelligence or other quantitative positions 
  • Proficiency with systems such as SQL, Python, and ‘R’
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze raw data, find insights, and provide actionable strategic recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communicator with ability to build relationships at all levels within the business
  • Ability to manage a small team effectively to bring out the best in their skill sets, motivating them to succeed, and keeping their focus.
  • Strong work ethic, with ability to manage multiple projects, people, and time zones to meet deadlines and deliver results


  • Preferably 3 - 4 years of experience supporting digital marketing campaigns. 
  • Experience with data science modelling  (e.g. seasonality, multi-touch attribution, etc.)
  • Knowledge of digital ad platforms (Google Ads, DBM)


What you can expect from Essence

Essence’s mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world.  We do this by employing the world’s very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today’s digital marketing landscape.  It’s important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful.  As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging.  We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.