GroupM | Executive - Talent Operations

Human Resources Mumbai, India


Position at GroupM

Overview of job  

GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and is a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for an Executive – Talent Operations to join us on a third-party payroll. The Talent Operations Executive is an experienced HR professional with broad experience in various HR areas. He/she focuses on the operational details and takes care of day-to-day activities, supports internal clients, and provides solutions where possible. The value adds of the Talent Executive is in the eye to detail in HR processes, internal clients, and key employees. This role requires exceptional attention to detail and executing skills. There is always a lot to juggle with a large volume of work and the pace is fast!

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Director - Talent Operations

3 best things about the job:

  1. The company– a great opportunity to develop your HR generalist skills in the world’s leading media agency group
  2. The pace– no two days will feel the same. You will have a highly social, fast-paced job, providing first class service to the incredible talent inside our agencies
  3. The potential– the scope for this role is never-ending, you will learn from best practices and have scope to implement it, both regional and PAN India

In this role, your goals will be:

In three months:

  • Developing open, frank, and positive relationships with colleagues throughout GroupM Talent Team
  • Demonstrating a strong eye for detail to ensure accuracy and consistent delivery on all documents produced
  • Building a solid understanding of GroupM, and our agencies, and their policies and procedures
  • Understanding the various GroupM processes and executing them with TAT


 In six months:

  • Building trusted relationships with the Vendor, having built credibility as reliable and responsive
  • Coordinating and liaising with the vendor effectively


 In 12 months:

  • You would have successfully launched your most important and impactful HR strategy based on the needs of the agency and in alignment with GroupM HR strategy


 What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • Digital filing of employee documentation in the respective employee folders, updating JT, maintaining MIS.
  • Sharing a weekly summary of the pending documents to the TA team initiating BCG for new joinees PAN India.
  • Coordination and Follow up with TA Team and various stakeholders be it internal team, new joinees or candidates for the required documents.
  • Follow up for PF Form 2, Form11 and PF statement from all new joinees.
  • Sending Exit formalities emailer to resigned employees.
  • Helping on EMP Code creation master upload file.
  • Preparing and Issuance of letters (eg. Appointment, Confirmation, Relieving letters, etc .)
  • Work on MS Word, MS Excel sheets and preparing various MIS reports.
  • Coordination with vendors.
  • Data entry into the HRIS system.
  • Background verification Initiation.
  • Follow up for PF Form 2, Form11 and PF statement from all new joinees.
  • Working on leaves calculation of exit employees.
  • Able to work under pressure and efficiently.
  • Discretion, confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What you will need:

  • 2-4 years’ experience working in MS office.
  • Graduate in any stream.
  • Good in communication verbal and written
  • Passionate, collaborative, creative and thinker.
  • Accurate in data collation and data entry.
  • Understanding or HR functions and policies.

More about GroupM

GroupM is the leading global media investment management group serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operation with leading market positions. GroupM’s primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP’s media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, and proprietary tool development. GroupM’s focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people, and is increasingly working closely for the benefit of clients with WPP’s data investment management group, Kantar. Together, GroupM and Kantar account for over 50% of WPP’s group revenues of more than $20 billion.

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About India

Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing India’s position as the second largest internet market with close to 450 million users. The Internet growth is driven by mobile data and connectivity, making it an exciting market for all integrated marketing services, fueled by the collective market investment in data and technology. With a booming economy, both traditional and new age industries are witnessing a boost in consumption, making India a high potential advertising market. With renewed foreign investments across several industries, India is an exciting market for any advertising professional.