The Strategy & Operations Lead plays a key role in shaping Adevinta’s Global advertising/monetization strategy and will drive processes to plan, align and execute this. The Strategy & Operations Lead partners directly with the Senior Director Advertising CoE as well as other senior leadership across the CoE and Adevinta markets worldwide to identify and analyze new areas of opportunity, challenge and debate strategic options & priorities and shape the global advertising /monetization narrative.
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Adevinta is the global leader in online classifieds, operating digital online classifieds in 16 countries. We provide technology-based services to connect buyers and sellers and facilitate transactions, from job offers to real estate, cars, consumer goods and more.
Adevinta has offices all around the globe. The Amsterdam hub is home to the Marktplaats and 2ehands.be brands, as well as the global Centres of Excellence for Technology, Advertising, and Motors. Adevintans all share the belief change is a good thing. It pushes us forward, sparks conversations and drives innovation. Constant change can be a challenge, but it also means we’re learning and growing every single day.
“Advertising is a central part of our monetization strategy. It is an exciting, dynamic and highly challenging field. Intense competition and new technologies keep us on our toes at all times.” – Kick Zandbergen, Senior Director Global Advertising Centre of Excellence
People who want to connect and trade, use Adevinta’s platforms because they are fun, easy to use and built on trust. By harnessing the power of technology, the company shapes the future of local commerce.
Vacancy: Strategy & Operations Lead
The Advertising Centre of Excellence is a highly visible, high impact team, consisting of senior subject matter experts each accountable for different areas of Adevinta’s (advertising) monetization business: Display, Product Listing Ads and Proprietary Capabilities/Data. The team is supported by Central Analytics, Finance and Legal/Privacy.
In this role, they will play a key role in shaping Adevinta’s advertising/monetization strategy and will drive processes to plan, align and execute this. They will partner directly with the Senior Director Advertising CoE as well as other senior leadership across the CoE and Adevinta to identify and analyze new areas of opportunity, challenge and debate strategic options & priorities, and shape the global advertising /monetization narrative. She/he will provide quantitative and qualitative analysis to support strategic initiatives that are driven by the CoE.
In addition, they will be responsible for operational processes to support the execution of our strategy & business alignment and will lead/own projects that will drive scale and operational efficiency across Adevinta’s advertising/monetization business.
There is a vast range of topics the Strategy & Operations Lead works on. Examples include leading the annual business and strategic planning process, and managing projects that help scale operations and impact advertising and monetization (e.g. make or buy and outsourcing vs centralization).
“The Strategy & Operations Lead gets to know the organization like no other. The role offers lots of visibility to C-level executives and country GMs, resulting in interesting follow-up opportunities.” – Kick Zandbergen, Senior Director Global Advertising Centre of Excellence
They will be a highly collaborative leader with the ability to quickly grasp the essence of complex matters and turn these into clear, data driven and concise strategies; she/he is an excellent communicator with excellent analytical/numerical skills that thrives in an ambiguous situation and has the ability to influence/lead without hierarchal authority. They have a natural drive to challenge the norm and the ability to create clear and concise strategies from very complex input.
Adevinta works with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, contact Imke Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org.