Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16777

Dentsu International is the 4th largest advertising network globally, headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with more than 45,000 dedicated specialists. Dentsu International is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services.

DAN consists of a number of market-leading brands, including; Carat, dentsu Media, Isobar, iProspect, Posterscope, Vizeum, Amplifi, D2D and PSLive, each covering different capabilities such as digital creative execution, media planning and buying, mobile applications, SEO, content creation, brand tracking and marketing analytics.

Role overview

The purpose of this role is to build, lead and enhance the Global Reporting function within Dentsu. The successful candidate will be the "go-to" person for performance, data, analysis, and narrative for social impact globally. In addition, the candidate will lead and support future reporting automation, the reporting cycle and the production of the annual report.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the data processing, analysis and narrative for social impact - globally

  • Delivers annual reporting process, including data collection, ensuring high-quality submission for audit

  • Embeds and influences the sustainability and social impact strategy within the business and across operations

  • Works across the global network to ensure the timely supply of social impact and sustainability KPIs and to align our sustainability and financial reporting efforts

  • Transforms the approach to reporting to a digital format and delivers a new interactive online reporting platform that is adaptable to stakeholder needs

  • Leads work with rating agencies such as DJSI, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), GRI, Ecovadis, Sedex, etc. and become the business' 'go-to' expert on stakeholder materiality expectations

  • Collaborates with Marketing & Communications to ensure progress is effectively communicated to build employee engagement, brand and reputation

  • Manages and delivers against the social impact team annual plan and embeds performance metrics to measure team performance

  • Supports best-in-class evaluation and performance across the business on programmes and solutions

Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or Data Analytics/Science or Business

  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and provide detailed and strategic performance narrative

  • Previously worked in senior corporate reporting roles

  • Preferably have knowledge of key sustainability challenges, including net-zero strategies, climate change risk, emerging ESG requirements and legislation

  • Forensic attention to detail, since corporate disclosure will be externally verified

  • Ideally, with a relevant professional and/or sustainability qualification

  • Confidence in working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with the ability and agility to ruthlessly prioritise

  • Ability to apply logic and experience to new scenarios to give credible, pragmatic solutions, narrative and support to the annual reporting cycle

  • Track record of delivery through influencing and building strong relationships and partnerships with leadership teams and external organisations

  • Strong communicator

  • Experience of working across multi-market international organisations or demonstrable evidence of supporting non-UK activity would be desirable

  • Strong data, reporting, numerical, analytical and strategy skillset


Dentsu is operating a hybrid approach to flexible working, with a general expectation of working from the office 2-3 days a week at times when restrictions are lifted. The role is based out of the London office and reports to the Global Programme Director.

Inclusion & Diversity

Dentsu is proud to be different, and that starts with their people. They believe in equal opportunities for everyone. They won't define people by their race, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes them great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. So, whether you're joining them or looking to move to a different part of the business, they work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

They are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all their roles - they can't promise to offer you everything you want or need, but they do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruitment teams.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Dentsu is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Apply today to find out more.