Essence | Senior Analytics Manager

Data, Analytics & Insight Singapore, Singapore


Position at Essence

About Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oreal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 1,800 people strong, manages $4B in annualized media spend and deploys campaigns in 106 markets via 20 offices in APAC, EMEA and North America.

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About the role

Accountable for quantifying and measuring the success of our executions and for delivering insights that enable us to innovate the work we deliver at Essence. You will be liaising with other teams and leading analysis setup and post campaigns review.


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

  • Lead your team in project setup, analysis, and post-campaign reviews
  • Liaise closely with clients (internally and externally) on projects and become their trusted advisor
  • Build an understanding of marketing plans and their objectives to be able to build comprehensive measurement, and test & learn plans
  • Provide direction and leadership to direct reports, working with them on goals, motivations, and career progression
  • Work with key stakeholders to assess project needs and ensure best-in-class work is being delivered
  • Take direct responsibility for quality of work and smooth operation of campaigns
  • Advise on best practice in your area
  • Play a prominent role in the induction of new employees, teaching them Essence’s approach to Analytics
  • Work across, and with, all bands, disciplines, and offices, ensuring continuous collaboration and progression


A bit about yourself:

  • Degree from a top-tier College, 3.0 GPA or equivalent (preferably numerical)
  • Proficiency with systems such as SQL, Social Analytics tools (Crimson Hexagon), Python, and ‘R’
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze raw data, find insights, and provide actionable strategic recommendations
  • Have a high understanding of marketing campaigns and their objectives
  • 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

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.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.