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Talent Acquisition, Senior Executive

Job Title: Talent Acquisition, Senior Executive
Location: Singapore
Reference: DF3C7C1BFDE1EE18
Job Published: November 26, 2021 01:20

Job Description

Position at GroupM
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 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 Talent Acquisition Manager.

3 best things about the job:
  • You will recruit best talents for the world's 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 Singapore 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 time Be 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 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 you'll bring:
  • Extensive experience and track record of high volume of roles in media, marketing, digital
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize 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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    About Singapore

    GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers' needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients and media owners.
    As the largest media investment management company in Singapore with over 41% market share (Recma) and over 650 employees, GroupM Singapore is the premiere organisation to join and develop a career in.