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Accenture Media Management – Sr Consultant

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00452990

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Accenture Media Management – Sr Consultant (m/v)


Place in the organization

The Accenture Media Management practice is part of Accenture Operations.  A successful, and fast growing practice, within Accenture. The group has over 200 media experienced professionals working in 20 countries.

We work with a large portfolio of Netherlands, Belgium and International clients and their media agencies to understand the communications strategy, and then analyse the efficiency of their media planning and buying.  We work across all media (TV, VoD, Press, Radio, Outdoor, Online display and Programmatic trading) and are employed to increase accountability, demonstrating where an agency is performing well for a client and to identify any areas for improvement.  This often involves agreeing targets for the media agency to deliver tied to a Performance Related Fee incentive.  Also, the Media Management scope of work extends to Media Agency pitch management and Media Financial Auditing.  

Demystifying the media industry for our clients, particularly with regards to media jargon, is a key part of our role as an independent consultant.  This includes guiding clients on issues relating to digital media, where the pace of change and increasing complexity mean that consultative services and evaluation are more important to clients than ever. We are looking for an individual who can advise and consult through both our core services and new digital approaches. 


We are seeking individuals who possess Offline and Online media experience. The successful candidate will work as part of an expanding team in a co-managing position to design and produce qualitative and quantitative analysis to address the needs of our many and varied Benelux and International clients; the role may include some international travel.


Job description

 

  • Understanding client business problems and the strategy behind the media planning and resultant activity in order to enhance our service to clients. This may be the target audience, sales objectives, regional implications of the marketplace, competitive context, etc
  • Guide and steer a team to produce a high quality analysis, assessing the performance of the agency, and identifying any media efficiencies that can be made
  • New business development: Generate and/or support new business opportunities and overall development and growth of the Media Management business.
  • Support and grow the capabilities of the Netherlands based resources, secure ongoing team motivation and engagement
  • Communicate effectively with other team members in Netherlands, Accenture Industry leads, and with Media Management peers in other countries and share concepts that may aid analysis.
  • Understand the specifics of media buying and negotiation process, especially in Netherlands (and Belgium)
  • Form opinions, conclusions and actions which are clear and whose value is known and communicating these with conviction to all stakeholders. 
  • Support and Oversee the use of high technology tools to work more effectively with busy local as well as international clients 
  • Be methodical, organized, timely and an ambassador for Media Management when with clients (local and international).
  • Help manage a number of our blue chip client relationships in Benelux
  • Liaising with a number of media agency planners directors 

 


Qualifications:

  • A strong grounding and understanding of Netherlands media
  • Understanding of media strategies and processes, trading practices, issues
  • Media planning/buying experience, 10 years+ working experience  
  • Good client handling skills with strong, clear presenting attribute
  • Solid management experience
  • Successful team management experience
  • Ability to establish credibility with clients 
  • Achievement, drive, initiative and adaptability
  • Analyses and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle critical situations
  • Strong verbal and communication skills; fluent in English

All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with team-mates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


We offer

A work environment with a focus on your personal development. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in the area of capability and personal development.  You’ll be attending training at international locations together with colleagues from various countries.

Moreover, you have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program. 


Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Appealing bonus program;
  • Good transport arrangement (e.g. (electric) lease car);
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Expense allowance;
  • Discount on Accenture shares.

Interested?

Then we would be eager to get to know you! Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your cv and motivation letter. For more information on the position you could reach out to Zhane and Joris Stam via zhane.van.limburg@accenture.com  or joris.stam@accenture.com


An assessment is part of the selection procedure.


About Accenture

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Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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