Global Investment Manager

Salary:£34,000 to £45,000 (DOE) + benefits | Location:London | Job Type:Permanent | Job Ref:OXGIM991

Due to recent new business wins and increasing demand across the network, our client is seeking a Manager within their central Global Investment team who will be part of the growing team taking responsibility for key client development. 

 

The Global Investment team is a dedicated unit to drive value creation and monitor and deliver commitments to a well established and growing client base. It is built around experienced media traders, auditors and analysts whose job is to share and apply investment best practice across the network and ensure that clients always receive the best media value and investment guidance. 

 

The team play a vital role quantifying and tracking media buying performance across all  markets for clients. They strive to define new ways of measuring value to ensure they continue to lead the industry in this area.

 

Your principal responsibilities will include:

 

  • Monitor and influence media buying performance / value improvements across global markets to ensure delivery against commitments
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  • Be responsible for day to day management of a portfolio of global clients and fulfilment of Investment Brief objectives
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  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the global investment community, external media auditors and our clients
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  • Support team on global pitches in market communications and updates to the rest of the pitch team
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  • Manage processes, design reporting templates and be the expert on deliverables, targets, methodology, value optimisation and delivery
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  • Compile buying results and ad hoc reporting to present to clients & auditors
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  • Support Directors to refine and craft media KPIs for clients and manage their delivery
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  • Line manage analysts including training and on-boarding
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  • Track and capture use of investment products across client portfolio
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  • Support your Directors in active value management and optimisation of results to deliver commitments whilst limiting over delivery.

 

Your success will be measured based on your people leadership skills (training, mentoring and developing your direct report(s)), your ability to resolve issues that arise or identify appropriate escalation routes, you will be viewed as a technical expert, showing mastery of methodologies, improvement of processes and development of quality control systems.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

 

  • Strong understanding and interest in media measurement metrics, KPIs and market pricing dynamics across all media
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  • Enquiring mind to push boundaries and create new approaches.
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  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to explain complicated concepts with clarity
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  • Experience of supervising or managing one or more junior team members.
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  • International media experience ideal but not essential
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  • Experience at a media auditor, in a local market agency media buying (any medium and doesn’t have to be UK) or within an International Media Investment/Trading/Accountability team.
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  • Excellent attention to detail & well established organisational and analytical skills
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  • You will be highly numerate, expert in value methodology and highly competent on excel

 

 

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