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Agency Investment Program Manager – Media/Tech Industry

Job Type : Contract, Full Time

Salary : £75 – £80/hour

A Global Social Media Company are seeking an Agency Investment Program Manager to join their team on a 9 month contract based in London.

They are seeking an experienced Program Manager to join our Agency Investment team which manages investment programs with global media agencies. You will partner closely with both in market and centrally based sales teams, key leadership teams, as well as other cross functional groups to drive development of our global investment programs on every operational dimension.

You will engage across a range of partners to understand existing programs and delivery. You will secure the future of these programs through relevant data analytics. You will also ensure that any new program design is done with ROI at the core and can be scaled on this basis. You will be data savvy, commercially minded but above all an influencer.

Duties:

Program development

Work closely with the other members of the Investment team and cross-functionally with in-market Sales teams, Business Education, Measurement/Metrics, Legal, Finance and Engineering teams to manage, develop and maximise the effectiveness of agency partnership programs.
Drive strategic and operational alignment with other tech and commercial programs focused on agency capabilities.Performance management

Own business performance analysis capabilities that drive deep understanding of the performance drivers and demonstrate program ROI and effectiveness.
Reflect on the business and improve process, policies and efficiency. Ensure we have the best processes and tools for investment performance tracking and management
Conduct complex analytical projects using internal and external data (e.g. revenue, product, market, industry) to derive insights that will drive program development and decision making
Engage with external partners to gather and further external data to help build our approach
Support the agency investment team coordinating and leading cross-regional analysis (e.g. strategic modelling, quarterly business reviews, competitive analysis, revenue performance reviews and revenue forecasting)Commercial offering design

Evaluate, structure and guide market deal proposals and drive efficient processes for teams to execute successful partnership frameworks and media agreements in market
Once design is signed off, partner with local, regional and global sales and other XFN partners to take our partnership initiatives to market and drive program success.Skills and experience:

BA/BSc required in an analytical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, Economics or related field) from a leading university
10+ years of work experience required in Sales Finance, Sales Analytics, Sales Operations, and/or Strategy Consulting. Media Agency and/or Tech experience would be a definite plus
Advanced excel skills are essential (e.g. high comfort level consolidating and joining large data sets)
Excellent knowledge of SQL required, with a strong aptitude to learn new data systems that will help the candidate to perform heavier analysis
Consultative and quantitative/analytical skills. Ability to show data and analysis in an interesting and compelling way. Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills – ability to think outside the box and demonstrate a "can do" attitude is critical.
Proven experience to drive performance and commercial arguments through data with senior stakeholders
Articulate, adaptable and assertive communicator. An influencer.
Strong team working and people skills, as this is a highly cross-functional role
Intelligent, motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and work ethic
Above all else, humility is something that will make the candidate fit in well with our team and ethosPreferred Qualifications

Master's / MBA from top institutions
Operational Excellence/Six Sigma Background
Creative thinker with strong strategic problem-solving skills
Articulate, adaptable and assertive communicator and leader
Strong team working and influencing skills.
Proven experience in the media or technology industries (specifically digital media) is preferable.
Experience managing virtual / remote project teamsIf you feel you fit the above criteria, please apply today.

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