Analytics & Planning Director, Sydney, New South Wales

Agency Mindshare
Created 06/11/2021
Reference 5320665002
Category Media
Country Australia
State New South Wales
City Sydney
About Mindshare

Mindshare is a global media agency network with 116 offices in 86 countries and is a part of both GroupM and WPP, the world's largest media investment companies. Mindshare started in Asia in 1997 and for more than 20 years our values of Speed, Teamwork and Provocation have guided us in the media world.

We are the Cannes Lions Media Network of the Year 2019 and WARC Media 100 #1 Media Network 2020, with the top 3 most creative campaigns in the world for the past year. In Asia Pacific we have been Campaign Asia's Media Agency Network of the Year every year since 2015 and we are also Performance Agency of the Year.

Our Vision

To be our clients' lead business partner.

Our Mission

To help our clients achieve their wildest ambitions.

Our Values

We have three company values which are the operating philosophies that guide our conduct internally as well as with our Partners (clients, media and other agencies).
  1. Speed: make decisions that utilise time efficiently, be quick to manage expectations, keep things moving, perform tasks in a timely manner and have the ability to be nimble and adaptive.
  1. Teamwork: treat everyone with respect, be willing to help out, be a good collaborator, respect the working environment and get involved with the agency outside of your day job.
  2. Provocation: have an informed POV, challenge the norm in the day-to-day, identify opportunities to do things differently.

You Role's Location: Sydney NSW

Role Reports To: Head of Planning and Analytics - who leads a team of professionals that are aligned with their particular client projects. They will lead their teams to be able to deliver effectively utilising resource allocation, prioritisation and effective communication to manage the workload and flow of work in and out of the agency. They will be responsible for developing the skills and experience of their team members and ensuring that they are progressing through their careers.

Overview of the role

The Director role will be responsible for implementing data and analytics projects within the agency across multiple clients. The director will be fundamental in understanding the clients problem and how it can be solved working with the client teams and how this is translated into the client teams everyday planning work

Your Team

This team of roles are fundamentally responsible for the delivery of the analytics projects, through collaboration with the GroupM Centre of Excellence

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Living and breathing the Mindshare values everyday whilst possessing a proactive mentality and approach to workloads
  • Possessing a strong commitment to creating a positive, motivating and inspiring team culture with the ability to contribute POV's and follow leadership directives
  • Communicates confidently and effectively on all matters with clear articulation holding both excellent written and spoken capabilities when communicating internally and externally.
  • Conducting own personal brand within the Mindshare Professional Etiquette guidelines.
  • Be an effective, committed and participative leader and team member, providing feedback to contribute to their continued development.
  • Delivers gold standard analytical practices across the agency, either on client projects, new business or within the agency
  • Identifying the right products and services to meet the client's needs and briefs
  • Demonstrating knowledge, understanding and application of the Mindshare Analytical Process and the roles and responsibilities at each stage
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of your client and their category whilst responding to all requests in a timely manner, consistently managing expectations
  • Developing trusted relationships with client leaders to build the knowledge within the agency of the analytics product suite.
  • Manages client's expectations effectively with regard to the delivery of all work across the team
  • Ensuring financial procedural adherence is met
  • Follows GroupM SOX Compliance and auditing processes with 100% adherence
  • Ensures timesheets are completed regularly with 100% accuracy and attention to detail
  • Understands contractual and commercial client requirements and ensures all external stakeholders follow compliant financial processes

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