GroupM | Head of Digital Investment

GroupM | Head of Digital Investment

8-11 years
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Job Description


Position at GroupM
GroupM is the world's largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for aHead of Digital Investmentto join us. In this role, you should have a solid knowledge of the Vietnamese digital media marketplace and an innovative and creative approach in deal making and negotiations.

3 best things about the job:

  1. Opportunity to understand business issues from a media owner perspective, and exposure to the different aspects of the running of a Group media investment business early in your role
  2. Be part of the dynamic, ever-changing digital media landscape
  3. Work in a company that recognizes talent, where your position is new and as big as what you can make it, and where there are a wide-range of future opportunities and prospects.

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:
  • You will be working on trading specific reports. Learning to use industry research data and proprietary tools to create accurate reports to build analysis, and negotiation strategy
  • You will have obtained a good understanding of agency business issues and how GroupM can support our Agencies
  • You will have started to build relationships with internal stakeholders

In six months:
  • You will be able to provide sound analyses to support business decisions & strategy
  • You will assist the head of the department in negotiating supplier contracts and finalizing agreements
  • You will start building your relationship with the media suppliers and understand the structure of agreements

In twelve months:
  • You will be able to independently negotiate vendor deals according to set parameters and finalize contracts
  • You will be able to contribute to new business ideas and assist in seeing it through
  • You will be able to provide management leadership when Head of the department is unavailable

Responsibilities of the role
  • Provides direct high-level administrative and analytic digital Investment
  • A point of contact for the department to the internal and external clients of the department
  • Provides support during meetings around the strategies and needs of Investment Department
  • Must be able to work within, and prioritize in, a fast-paced environment, work independently with minimal supervision, must be very capable to deal with data software, mining, contracting, spreadsheets, reporting, negotiations and general management

What you will need:
  • We expect you to not only lead, but to be also hands on, drawing on experience and investment muscle memory to ensure credibility and output.
  • Maturity, talent, a strong work ethic is certainly a big part of what we will look for the successful candidate will however require a minimum +8 Years with relevant agency, client-side media /marketing or consultancy background preferably in Vietnam, but we are open to looking at candidates with experience in other markets with a similar media landscape.
  • Adaptability to tough situations and unpredicted challenges.
  • Excellent numerical analysis skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong, hands-on operational experience with a practical approach to problem solving.
  • Strong and calm under pressure and tight timelines.
  • Exceptional communicator, confident in presenting to senior client and internal stakeholders on trends, investment strategy, trading performance and comfortable when challenged.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Detailed understanding of agency campaign process and how strategy / channel recommendations are turned into first class media plans and execution.
  • Complete understanding of the macro trends in the marketplace with regards to revenue, supply, innovation and development.
  • Understanding of all media channels, with the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each channel and the impact these have in delivering on the client objectives.
  • Highly numerate with first class negotiation skills.Be able toconstruct negotiation strategies to deliver on client and agency objectives.
  • Articulate a point of view/opinion on trends/developments in the marketplace.
  • Clear and concise communication skills - written and verbal
  • High level of presentation skills.
  • Full understanding of all GroupM trading tools.
  • Results driven with responsibility for delivery of all client investment results and agency targets.

More about GroupM
GroupM is the leading global media investment management group serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. GroupM's primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP's media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, and proprietary tool development. GroupM's focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people, and is increasingly working closely for the benefit of clients with WPP's data investment management group, Kantar. Together, GroupM and Kantar account for over 50% of WPP's group revenues of more than $20 billion.
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About Vietnam
It's no secret Vietnam is the fastest growing media market in Asia Pacific. Ad spend in Vietnam grew rapidly last year, with internet penetration reached in excess of 59.4% during 2019. With a population of more than 90 million, this market carries huge potential and possibilities for media players and talent. GroupM Vietnam fosters a culture of innovation and value our diverse and collaborative work environment.

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.

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About GroupM

GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $50B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM’s portfolio includes Data & Technology (Choreograph), Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

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