Overview of job
GroupM is the worlds 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 Acquisition, Senior Executive to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for leveraging on recruitment technology and using creative talent attraction techniques to bring in the best and brightest talents across the globe to GroupM.
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 the Regional Talent Acquisition Manager.
3 best things about the job :
You will recruit best talents for the worlds leading media agency group where you will partner strategically with all our agencies business leaders, MDs, CEOs etc.
Work in a fun and fast-paced industry at the heart of digital, data, analytics, content and technology, and we value new ideas and thinking to bring in the next wave of best talents for our business
Demonstrate your talent vision and leadership that will transform and inspire the Philippines talent acquisition team to become a stronger strategic partner for the business and group.
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
Build up a solid understanding of the media and digital industry, agencies business structure and talent requirements
Establish a strong business relationship with our agencies stakeholders and understand their needs and desired expectations.
Be familiar with internal practices, process and policies, and technology available, and partner closely with the Talent Acquisition team
In six months :
Build a talent pipeline and ensure positive candidate experience from application to placement
Understand clearly the complexity of the business requirements and structure, and able to successfully manage expectations and influence stakeholders to support the talent acquisition processes and policies
Review and recommend smart and effective recruitment tools / technology to attract best talents in shortest timeBe involved actively in training Programs and provide data occasionally to support hiring strategies and processes
In 12 months :
Identify as the trusted talent acquisition partner for our agencies and group
Increase the % of hires through internal program (e.g referral program)
Successfully built a talent pipeline for the businesses.
What your day job looks like at GroupM :
Build an open, collaborative and authentic agency relationship across all levels that will support and manage the agencies requirements and desired expectations
Work closely with the Regional Talent Acquisition Manager to implement the talent acquisition strategy across the group
Partner effectively with the commercial heads and agency leads on hire requests and approval from regional HQ in ensuring on time hire requests submitted
Research and implement new strategies and technologies to build relevant talent pipeline, and always encouraging the talent acquisition team to be proactively searching, connecting and identifying top talents in the market
Cultivate an open and nurturing culture with the mindset to train and coach, helping the team to overcome work challenges and contribute effectively
Provide effective recruitment advice, guidance and solutions to all hiring managers across the group, including statutory obligations
Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of competitive compensation in the media and digital industry
Ensure all relevant Sarbanes Oxley Compliance procedures and processes are followed, adhered to and evidenced at all times
Actively search and drive all recruitment initiatives / programs that promote both foreign and local hiring
What youll bring :
Extensive experience and track record of high volume of roles in media, marketing, digital
Ability to multi-task, prioritise and deal with ambiguity in a highly complex matrix structure
Highly solution-driven, adaptable, and possess a strong growth mindset
Proven senior stakeholder management experience
Loves speed and accuracy, and collaborative relationships at all time!
Strong presentation and negotiation skills
More about GroupM
GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology.
Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development.
We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent.
We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.
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