Data Analyst

Digital Data & Intelligence Director (Agency)

We're looking for a Digital Data & Intelligence Director to lead a team to deliver high-quality Data, Insights and Strategic recommendations to the agencies clients.

Remote, ZA
Full Time

About this position

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Intelligence business unit and ensure our related products keep evolving through innovation
  • Lead the team to deliver a high-quality service to local and international clients. Enable them to meet professional development objectives.
  • Establish strategic relationships with in-market and clients to share data and intelligence and work together to achieve shared strategic objectives
  • Increase our local and international footprint through new business development, reputation and thought leadership. Scale the intelligence team to meet the global demand for our services
  • Manage incoming demand to the Intelligence team, prioritising and assessing requests based on priority, capacity and the suitability of the request for the team.
  • Drive the development of analytical capability across the team, proactively sharing knowledge and building networks.
  • Ability to step in and analyse social and digital media data through a set of tools (Synthesio, Unmetric, Profiler, Social Lab Proprietary Tools, etc.) based on a briefing
  • Support planners in developing data-validated strategies bringing data richness to what consumers are ‘saying’, ‘sharing’ and ‘searching’ online.
  • Create new, commercially viable data products.
  • Collaborate with WPP and external data providers
  • Design insightful reports and audits with strategic recommendations
  • Client facing for the presentation of intelligence work
  • Be the owner of the intelligence technology stack


  • Min 8 years experience in data Analytics, Insights and Strategy
  • Minimum three years managing a team
  • An understanding of the diverse range of analytical possibilities available on the digital platforms to help design and build a data service that we can leverage for both new business and existing clients.
  • Experience in Social Listening / Data and Analytics / Data visualisation / Consumer research

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