GroupM | Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

GroupM | Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

5-7 years
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Position at GroupM
Overview of the 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. At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us. We are looking for Senior Manager, HR Business Partner
The overall objective for HRBP - Senior Manager is to focus on one or several agencies/teams of GroupM to partner with their leadership teams and ensure the professional delivery of HR services with guidance from the HR & Talent Director and support other team member of local and regional HR team. The position plays a critical role for our business success and growth of our talent.
Reporting of the role
This role reports to the HR Director.
3 best things about the job:
  1. You will be part of a team of young passionate individuals who are eager to learn and grow in fast changing environment
  2. A fun environment that combines the best of being entrepreneurial whilst at the same time being part of the largest marketing services group in the region
  3. The chance to work with an award-winning media agency

Measures of success:
In three months, you would have:
  • You will be familiar with the way of working in the team, company process and daily routine responsibilities to instilling a more thinking on how to use certain resources
  • You will build good relationship with internal clients.

In six months, you would have:
  • Pick up the tasks assigned well.
  • Work independently and make efficient communications as the key interface to internal employees, cross-team within HR e.g. reward, talent acquisition, learning, etc., and other key working counter parts.

In 12 months, you would have:
  • Lead local or national HR project.
  • You will understand the full picture of GroupM HR operation.

Responsibilities of the role:
  • Business Partner: You will be the partner of the local leadership team(s) to align our people strategy with their business, promote their brand as employer of the choice, support the change management. It is extremely important that the individual understands their business and direction, as well as challenges of their operations and implications to talent development.
  • Resources/Staffing Costs planning and management: You will drive the process of resources planning for the agency/team through working together with the leadership teams and Head of Agency. On daily basis, the individual will closely monitor the situation of resources/staffing costs and partner with the leadership and HR team for an effective team/resources structure.
  • Compensation/benefits and HR operation process and policies: You will support C&B and HR Operations team to ensure smooth process and implementation of HR operational process and policies.
  • Talent Development and Performance Enhancement: You will be the champion of talent development and Professional Development Plan for the agency/team. Through working with the leadership team, HR & Talent Director and regional training team, the individual will be in charge of the process of talent and performance review and develop the program to address the gaps.
  • Retention: You will be the key person for the agency/team to review, suggest, communicate and implement retention program including talent at risk conversation, employee satisfaction survey, etc. to have stabilized team.
  • Internal Communications: You will support the leadership team and HR& Talent Director for internal communications program.
  • Employee Relationships: You will be the contact point for all employees in the agency/team when they seek for advice and address concerns.

What you will need:
  • At least 5-7 years of human resources operational experience in MNCs, preferably from communications industry including advertising or media.
  • A strong communicator with effective listening, presentation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to quickly understand the business strategy, financial environment and team dynamics and apply the knowledge in selecting and developing talent.
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in English
  • Strong leadership in people management and client relationship management will be preferred.

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 operations in their own right 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 Vietnam
It's no secret Vietnam is the fastest growing media market in Asia Pacific. Ad spend in Vietnam grew rapidly last year, with internet penetration reached in excess of 59.4% during 2019. With a population of more than 90 million, this market carries huge potential and possibilities for media players and talent. GroupM Vietnam fosters a culture of innovation and value our diverse and collaborative work environment.

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.

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About GroupM

GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $50B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM’s portfolio includes Data & Technology (Choreograph), Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

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