GroupM Nexus | Talent Partner

Human Resources Mumbai, India


Position at GroupM Nexus

Overview of job

GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for a Talent Partner, GroupM Nexus to join us.

The Talent Partner acts as a single point of contact for employees in GroupM Nexus. The role holder works closely with Nexus Leadership to define, refine and implement strategic priorities in-line with business objectives. The person also works in close collaboration with Talent Centre of Excellence (COE) and Region team in APAC.At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to Talent Leader, GroupM Nexus

3 best things about the job:
1. Freedom: to create, experiment and learn
2. Scale: Work for the single-largest unit within the GroupM ecosystem
3. New age: Working for a start-up within an established environment

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:

  • Establish connect with stakeholders
  • Understand & critically evaluate processes and ways of working

In six months:

  • Independently take charge of specific projects
  • Act as a single and trusted point of contact for Nexus leadership and employee groups

In 12 months:

  • Measurable improvement in employee experience
  • Become a trusted advisor for Nexus Leadership on everything related to talent and talent practices

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • Be an expert on driving a unique culture and EVP for GroupM Nexus, in line with global vision
  • Drive employee engagement via R&R, townhalls and frequent employee connects
  • Lead opportunities to improve existing ways of working
  • Improve employee experience through continuous dialogue by deriving insights through active usage of available tools and platforms
  • Work on specific projects as defined in the strategic roadmap for the year, with an objective to improving employee experience
  • Proactively address, and escalate when needed, any issue that compromises the quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Monitor and continuously improve HR KPIs (incl. attrition, retention, productivity, TAT etc.)
  • Ensure understanding of all GroupM policies, processes and practices
  • Lead cross-functional collaboration by demonstrating openness to new ideas and interest in learning from colleagues with different expertise
  • Support business stakeholders and COEs in providing specific expertise when/if needed. Lead and drive knowledge sharing and understanding of new trends and technologies

What you’ll bring:

  • Ability to create and implement future-focused ideas while maximizing the present
  • Display Agility in action and Thought Leadership
  • Action-oriented: Ability to roll up your sleeves
  • Ability to manage a high volume of transactions
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-changing environment
  • Accountable for business performance and act as a key leader in the Talent team, ensuring learning & growth
  • Detail-oriented, responsive to deadlines and able to multitask
  • Persuasive and effective communicator

Minimum qualifications:

  • 6+ years’ working experience as HR Business Partner in a High performing team
  • An experience of working in a matrix set-up would be a plus
  • Masters in Human Resources from a reputed/Tier I institute
  • Basic awareness of Training Needs Analysis, Interviewing skills, Compensation benchmarking, Data Analysis and Learning design
  • Adept with MS Excel and PowerPoint 

More about GroupM

GroupM makes advertising work better for people.

GroupM Nexus comprise world-leading addressable specialists who provide media activation services and proprietary solutions that limit risks and guarantee outcomes.

Underpinned by our digital media philosophy – everything that can be addressable, should be, as long as it translates into value for our clients – GroupM Nexus offer addressable solutions across Search, Social, Programmatic, Ad Ops, and eCommerce.

As the largest media investment company in the world, we are agency partners to 1 out of 2 Top 100 global brands, representing more than $50 billion in media spend globally.

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About India

2020 brought opportunities for brands to innovate because of which we saw an evolving media stack. The growth of digital is set to soar high because of changing consumer habits. With approximately 500 million smartphone users, low-priced data plans, 45 to 50 million e-commerce shoppers, approximately 60 OTT offerings and a young population, India is a mobile-first internet market. It is also one of the top 10 ad spend markets in the world and is set to climb the ranks. Global big tech corporations have made considerable investments in top e-commerce/retail ventures and Indian start-ups, blurring the lines between social media, e-commerce and mobile payments, resulting in disruption on an unimaginable scale.

At GroupM India, there’s never a dull moment between juggling client requests, managing vendor partners and having fun with your team. We believe in tackling challenges head-on and getting things done.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.