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 Senior Recruiter to join us. The overall objective of this role is to identify and attract the best and brightest talent for the GroupM agencies in Taiwan.
He / she will also deliver exceptional candidate experiences, leverage technology and data for a smarter and more consistent hiring at all levels in the business.
Our approach to talent acquisition brings a mindset and a toolset which is more akin to how a consumer goods company markets to customers and prospects.
To achieve results in this role, we expect you to develop and deliver tactics across our group and agencies, adding value with every interaction and being a servant of the markets operating like an internal management consultant, problem-
solver and capability builder. We need a chameleon, a person who can lean into change and really adapt to different and demanding situations.
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 Head of HR, Taiwan
3 best things about the job :
A fun environment that combines the best of being entrepreneurial whilst at the same time being part of the business transformation of the largest global marketing services group
A core member of the team to build and develop the innovative, technology-oriented digital recruitment platform by utilizing diverse channels of digital and social media sites for recruitment
Partner with the leadership management team to play a critical role in ensuring that we are hiring the best talent possible
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
Study company and industry information to be appropriately prepared to execute and pitch opportunities to potential candidates
Identify and target companies, candidates and sources through reference materials and on-line services
Start to anticipate needs in the business through regular, consultative dialogue with internal clients
In six months :
Consistently and persistently working on marketing intelligence and market mapping of top 5 competitors and top digital firms in Taiwan.
Good understanding on how digital talents have been developed locally
Build your industry knowledge expert by keeping abreast of trends and developments in business and the talent market through seminars, conferences and events information
Develop a high level of subject matter expertise on Jobvite our social recruiting platform. This is an enterprise-strength, mobile-ready tool.
In 12 months :
Build a strong understanding of the digital and offline communications landscape in the region
Ensure senior-level hiring managers always have a pipeline of top talent in their business area / discipline
Own, manage and leverage online social channels and job boards LinkedIn, 104.com, Jobvite for employer branding. Assist with content concepts and execution for rich media assets e.
g. Video to ensure we are discoverable in these channels
Key focus :
Senior enough to handle some of leadership role recruitment via identification of suitable talent, and drive discussions at a level that well represents our group’s position and caliber.
Shows clear understanding of our industry, and / or other similar relevant industries. Ie : media, advertising, marketing, sales, tech, financial services.
Understands the importance of glocalization - localized but with a regional / global outlook and understanding. Preferably with MNC background.
What your day job looks like at GroupM :
Work with the Head of HR to implement the talent acquisition strategy across the group and our Taiwan market. This will involve lots of getting to know your candidate audience intimately so a love of phone calls and virtual meetings is a major plus
Provide effective recruitment advice, guidance and solutions to managers across the group and the region; always working within the necessary legal parameters
Be an effective, committed and participative team member in order to provide a first class service to the group; Own projects in the areas of talent mapping, executive research / search, reporting and analysis and high-
volume, high-octane recruiting
Ensure all candidates, in particular internal candidates, have a positive experience at every touch-point in the recruiting cycle
Own community management for our social channels. Review, analyse and select the most productive job boards in Taiwan
Co-create, organize and oversee the production of quality, rich media content assets
Assist with the delivery of Taiwan learning and development programs to enhance recruiting capability across the group
What you’ll need :
Candidates with some talent acquisition and / or executive research experience, ideally gained in the online / technology marketing space.
Fluent written and oral communication skills in English and native in Chinese
High level of comfort with, and interest in technology, in particular CRM tools, analytics dashboards and content creation tools
Strong people and team skills with the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of talent at all levels
Excellent listening skills and naturally curious, with the ability to grasp concepts quickly and make good judgments about the required search strategy and / or candidates
Outstanding time management skills in order to manage a demanding search load on a daily basis
Concern for quality and pride in all work produced
Is consistently careful and methodical with a strong eye for detail to ensure accuracy and consistent delivery whilst retaining an awareness of the bigger picture
Ability to work on own initiative; pre-emptive and proactive; constantly thinking ahead; demonstrating a hands on and highly organized approach to all tasks
Strong creative problem solving & lateral thinking skills
Comfortable with ambiguity - flexible & adaptable with a willingness to learn and muck in’ where ever needed
Collaborative and astute - able to build trust and respect within our network
Personal attributes :
A business oriented, result-driven self-motivated individual
A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Energetic, dynamic and easy going
Fast learner, willing to take challenges
GroupM is the leading global media investment management company serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, Wavemaker, and MediaCom,, 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 performance of WPP’s media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, proprietary tool development and other business-
critical capabilities. GroupM’s focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people.