Operations Director
Kantar Media
Philippines, Quezon City
33d ago

Kantar Media

Media monitoring that’s beyond measure

Quezon City, Philippines

Reporting to the Country Manager, the Operations Director will be responsible for the overall direction which includes P&L, planning, leading, organizing, monitoring and controlling of all current and upcoming Kantar Media Operations projects like but not limited to Audience Measurement (TV, Internet and Radio), Advertising Expenditure (TV, Radio and Press) and Customized Media Studies.

This requires ongoing liaison with management, Client service heads, Business Unit Heads and clients.

Leading the way in the exciting world of media research, we provide the most accurate and comprehensive intelligence on media consumption, performance and value.

At Kantar Media we power media choices. Our insight, expertise and best in class data and services help clients to measure, monitor and select the most effective media.

Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 9 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.

Key Outcomes :

  • The ideal candidate will ensure that the Operations Department is fully staffed with capable and committed employees that maintain the highest Kantar Media standard of client servicing, quality, and sustainable business.
  • This includes developing team, managing performance, and provide motivation and leadership as appropriate.

  • In project management, you will maintain a positive and sustainable relationship with internal and external contacts. Ensure that all Ops and IT deliverables are delivered at the agreed standard, at the agreed price, and by the agreed deadline.
  • In terms of financial management, you will ensure all Field & DP managers are informed of the financial status of all work projects and take necessary action to correct any problem areas of the Operation.
  • This involves setting financial targets and productivity / efficiency programs, monitoring and judiciously approving all Operations expenses in line with Company standards and project budgets, partnering with Finance head to understand the financial status of the Operations units and their respective projects etc.

  • Together with the Ops and IT unit heads, develop annual plans for them and their respective units in line with annual direction and strategies of management.
  • Ensure all documentation relating to projects and the Field & DP staffs are current and maintained accurately.

  • Keep up with new trends and innovation and determine applicability to local conditions. Adopt and introduce them, if beneficial to the team, to maintain high standards of project work / deliverables.
  • Key Capabilities :

  • The candidate will possess a Degree in any of the following courses; Communication Research, Marketing, Statistics, Math, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Mass Communication, Management or any related discipline, with at least 10 years of experience in marketing research, and of which 5 years are in the capacity of an Operations Director.
  • Vast experience in data collection methods involving both quantitative and qualitative. Exposure to various client handling and management.
  • Media research experience will be an advantage.

  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Possess working knowledge of the different phases of the marketing research operations such as data collection, data processing, etc.
  • About Kantar Media

    Kantar Media provides strategic advice and competitive intelligence to the world’s leading brands, publishers, agencies and industry bodies, helping them navigate and succeed in a rapidly evolving media industry.

  • This includes analysis of paid media opportunities; counsel on brand reputation, corporate management and consumer engagement through owned media;
  • and, evaluating consumers’ reactions in earned media. Kantar Media provides clients with a broad range of insights, from audience research, competitive intelligence, vital consumer behaviour and digital insights, marketing effectiveness and online influence.

    Our experts currently work with 22,000 companies tracking 3 million brands in 50 countries.

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