Marketing Planning & Operations Manager

£45000 - £50000 per annum
18 Jun 2018
16 Jul 2018
Marcus Deeks
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing operations & Planning Manager position within a global & leading Financial Services company based in London.

Client Details

Global leader in Financial Services headquartered in London, canary wharf.


This role is part of the Global Marketing function which is focused on supporting the strategic and revenue growth priorities of two Global Businesses: Commercial Banking (CMB) and Global Banking & Markets (GBM). The function focuses on understanding present and future customer needs and the identification, development and execution of marketing strategies, campaigns and activities that support and strengthen the company brand, support the drive for revenue and increase customer value and satisfaction in order to meet agreed targets and objectives at both a global and market level.

Role Purpose

* Work with the Global Marketing COO and Finance teams to ensure effective financial controls and systems are in place to manage all marketing expenditure for the Global CMB and GBM marketing teams. This will include having robust systems and processes for recording marketing plans, budgets, expenditure requests, approvals, invoices, reconciliations, accruals, etc.
* Work with the team to maintain clear and accurate record for all Global CMB & GBM marketing expenditure, including latest estimates and forecasts.
* Day to day operational management of the Global CMB & GBM Marketing budget including implementation of effective control of marketing expenditure.
* Ensure the Global CMB and GBM marketing team adheres to the 3 Step Marketing Process and provides timely updates as requested.
* Be the primary point of contact for the Global CMB & GBM marketing teams on all budget, operational and marketing activity tracking related queries
* Lead and co-ordinate all governance related processes/projects across the Global CMB & GBM marketing team
* Actively challenge/improve existing and new processes to ensure they are fit for purpose and as efficient as possible


The successful candidate will have:

* Minimum 3 years' experience of budget / financial management, ideally within a Financial Services institution
* Experience of working in Marketing is desirable but not essential.
* Experience of working with large teams, preferably in a global capacity
* Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
* Proven ability to work within collaborate with and support a large team
* Ability to think innovatively, shaping and communicating new concepts.
* Proven ability to inform and challenge leadership teams and peers and provide substantiation.
* Proven ability to work on multi-function projects demonstrating excellent relationship building skills.
* Proven ability to be a self-starter with energy and drive in a challenging and dynamic environment
* Able to influence and lead cross functional teams to drive improvement
* Commitment to putting the customer at the heart of all development and implementation activities

Job Offer

Competitive package and benefits package on offer to the successful Marketing Planning & Operations Manager in London.

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