Data Project Manager | Wavemaker

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Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Experience: > 5 years
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About Wavemaker :   


We believe there always is a better way to grow. We positively provoke growth for our clients by reshaping   

consumer decision-making and experiences through media, content and technology. The Wavemaker way is   

globally consistent. Fueled by the world’s most powerful consumer data, we understand where and how   

marketing can intervene decisively to help brands win more sales.   

Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We do our   

best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster. We know it’s not   

easy, but if it’s in you, we will get it out of you.   

Our 7,600 people across 90 markets provoke growth for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses.   

Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by:   


deep knowledge we have of our clients’ business   

confidence to challenge what’s gone before   

the support to go further than we thought possible   

We are a part of GroupM, WPP’s global media investment management company. Discover more on, Twitter and LinkedIn   



Role Purpose:   

The purpose of this role is to drive the process and put in place data and automated solutions to ensure that we   

help drive team efficiency, learning, and insights across Global teams (in Europe, Asia and North America).   

Once up and running, the Data Project Manager will work closely with the Digital and Planning Teams and   

Clients to ensure that we are continually monitoring, learning and integrating our data to drive better   

performance and efficiencies.   

Working directly with the Data and Tech Lead, this role is responsible for the management of projects with   

internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that all aspects are delivered on time, brief and budget.   

Key accountabilities:   

Work with Global Clients and Data Partners to drive set realistic timelines, workflows and processes to   

drive the implementation and launch of key data and technology solutions around media planning and   


Drive internal stakeholders and product leads to ensure that implementation and launch of data and   

technology solutions   


Approvals and input from Agency Planning Teams   

Ensure adequate time for client input and approvals   

Test and learn opportunities   

Reporting and optimizations   

Coordinating 20+ markets across Europe, Asia, and Latin America with a focus of 15 key markets (France, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, Belgium, Mexico, Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, UK, HK,   

Italy, Germany) to drive implementation and quality control   

Drive with internal and external stakeholders (client and 3rd party data partners) clear timelines and   

processes related to reporting and   

Reports financials and manages smooth financial operations related to Data and Tech projects Responds to ad hoc queries   

Demonstrate pro-active attitude to learning new skills and positive outlook about taking on new challenges   

Continually review approach and processes to help improve the way we work, fostering a collaborative and   

supportive ops environment   


Key experiences:   


Strong project management skills – understanding of processes and methodologies related to product   

management and change management   

Understanding of data and technology tools in the media and advertising sphere (planning, reporting,   


Attention to detail and accuracy   

Ability to understand cultural nuances and adapts own style to fit. Respects differences in culture, approach and skillset   

Minimum 5 years of experience   

Fluent in French and English (written and spoken)   

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