Global Head of Strategy


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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The Global Head of Strategy for our will be accountable for leading the Strategy department on our key Flagship client GSK, which spans the Global & US markets. Delivering strategic insights, workshop development and analytics and to deliver quality projects that support the successful launch of global pharmaceutical products across a range of our clients brands. Leading and managing a team of planners, engagement, expert and brand strategists on GSK business. Key Responsibilities: Strategy Development The role is two fold: 80% Client focussed & 20% Agency focussed Lead and operating at Global Brand Marketing lead level. Develop client brand strategy for their franchises to build our client brands, create business opportunities and supports business growth. Lead and oversee end-to-end projects from unpicking the brief through to workshop moderation, strategic development, analytics and reporting. Development and implementation of McCann proprietary process and tools and of other complementary processes and techniques to ensure we offer the most relevant, effective and competitive planning service (full training will be provided as necessary) Delivery of consistency of use of processes across all parts of the agency to ensure a collective understanding of the tools and processes used with the strategy planning process. Provide best in class consultancy on how best to achieve business and brand goals for clients. The strategic stewardship of a London Global strategic Client team & MCH Working with the Head of Strategy on implementing Strategic prowess and calibre of talent as per the Head of Strategy s vision & growth plan Thought Leadership An agency ambassador and thought leader in the industry and to our flagship Client Working with the GBL at building strong relationships with pivotal senior clients of the department and management of planning staff, working closely with cross-functional teams (US and Japan are key markets) where appropriate on brand programmes. Leadership & Direction Contribute to the vision, direction and efficient and profitable running of the Flagship client, as a key member of the Executive Team. Provide visible, motivational and decisive leadership across the Strategy team. Lead and inspire in a way that engages people in the McCann brand and retains people within the organisation. Set the highest standards in terms of leadership behaviours; support a culture of diversity and inclusion; respect for others, collaboration, responsibility and accountability. Drive a culture of high performance across the business; through effective line management and leadership, ensure high quality selection, training, development and performance management of all line reports. Lead and inspire the creative team in a way that engages people to be creative and deliver outstanding creative work. Coach and mentor strategy team and creative team to support their development strategicall and creatively. Skills and Experiences Required: A proven track record (at least 10 years or equivalent) in planning within top tier marketing communication agencies including significant experience of planning for health brands. Must have worked at an international and multi-market level. Proven case histories and definable business results, creative or effectiveness awards, testimonials from clients. Leadership skills; able to build, mentor and develop high performing teams. Experience of working within a multi-national company, able to quickly pick up and follow systems and processes. Cross medium creative awareness and understanding of new technologies. Be confident and articulate in front of senior clients and large audiences. Must know what it takes to win pitches and build trust and respect of the Planning team and wider agency departments. Desirable: Educated to at least Bachelor s degree level in a health related discipline. Understanding of consumer health planning in addition to prescription brand (rx) planning. At MRM//McCann, Relationship is our middle name. We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to drive digital transformation for our clients businesses and provide creative solutions to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people. MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data, and the magic of technology to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people. Do you excel when working in a team? Are you fascinated by the endless possibilities that technology brings to marketing? Are you ready to transform our world? If so, you will thrive in our culture based on the Important Things We Believe (I.T.W.B.s) Ideas power everything We re Better Together We ll figure it out Complexity can be managed It only counts if we deliver Technology is magic MRM//McCann is a leader in Gartner Inc.'s annual \"Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies\" report. Gartner Magic Quadrants are based on an exacting methodology where agencies stand out for their strategic services, including business strategy and digital business transformation skills. MRM//McCann is noted for its global vision and strategy, and its use of tools and analytics enabling clients to deliver a measurable business impact as the result of those strategies. We love our diverse workplace! MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. This website uses cookies, including third-party cookies, which allows MRM//McCann to obtain information about your visit to the website. Please click here to learn more about the cookies used on this website and how to change current settings if you do not agree. By continuing to use this website (clicking on a picture or link above this banner), you consent to the use of cookies.
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