GroupM | Programmatic Supervisor

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO Milan, Italy


Description

Position at GroupM

GroupM, within PBU (Programmatic Buying Unit), is looking for a Programmatic Supervisor

The candidate will report to the Head of Programmatic Service and will coordinate a dedicated group of programmatic specialists acting as the main agency point of contact for an international client working on a global level. He/she will act as a senior account and consultant, developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, providing actionable insights, and acting as key support for strategy and business development while managing budget and revenue forecasts. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and develop relationships with key stakeholders (agency and client) 
  • Act as consultant, giving recommendations for new opportunities related to programmatic activities, optimization and improvement, educating agencies and clients on performance metrics, insights, and how to drive greater results
  • Support the activation team in developing cross-countries strategies at a global level
  • Evangelize programmatic solutions to ensure growth to programmatic adoption and client’s business
  • Supervise the yearly programmatic budget and manage the budget control constantly in order to estimate trends in revenue and effort
  • Always be up to date about programmatic tech environment, acting as main POC for tech-related topics and optimization best practices and recos
  • Design and implement tests to evaluate impacts of specific features / product / technologies / formats and tactics 
  • Develop effective programmatic campaign strategies based on client objectives
  • Work with all main internal and external stakeholders (tech providers, agencies and clients, sales, product, and data science teams) to develop best practices and improve flows and procedures 

ABOUT YOU 

  • At least 4 years of programmatic buying / biddable experience (hands-on-platforms) also including customer facing roles
  • Experience in people management as team leader
  • Excellent technical communicator – can explain tech-related topic in an easy way
  • General confidence on digital media landscape, actors, technologies, trends
  • Passion for digital adv; organized, detail oriented, highly focused, and able to meet deadlines
  • Programmatic strategy and implementation experience with proven success in optimizing products and services based on client needs
  • Knowledge of main DPSs / buying platforms (DV360 is mandatory)
  • Familiarity with analytics, brand-safety tools, tracking and attribution, reporting tools
  • Familiarity with ad servers, rich media vendors, web debugging and troubleshooting tools 
  • Excellent usage of Excel and Power Point 
  • Quick learner who loves to pick up and master new tools, platforms and solutions
  • Cool under pressure, flexible and able to concentrate in the middle of any chaos 
  • Business English as mandatory requirement

LOCATION

 Wpp Campus in Milan (plus the option for smart working some of the time)