Sr. Manager/Manager – Human Resources

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  • Location:
    New Delhi
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  • Closing Date:
    31 October 2021

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Priyank Jha

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  • Develop and structure the learning, development and knowledge management processes that facilitate and drive individual development and capability building in line with the organization's vision/focus.
  • Implement, monitor and review company's Performance Management process to enable employees and teams understanding of the goals of the company.
  • Lead and execute competency mapping, career and succession planning, organizational change management and talent engagement initiatives in line with best practices and business objectives.
  • Review and update Human Resources Policies; ensuring that they are aligned to legal requirements and best practices.
  • Coach and advice business managers in all aspect of talent development and management.






Learning & Development

Develop a comprehensive learning and development strategy that is in line with the company's HR strategy and business requirement.  This includes:

  • Conduct training needs analysis and incorporate the finding in the training calendar
  • Design training programs as per company's requirement
  • Invite nominations for training workshops; identify suitable candidates for training, conduct of training programs at locations (in-house or external); including coordination of logistics to ensure that the training calendar is executed as planned.
  • Identify internal and external trainers required to deliver the programs
  • Engage and manage external vendors and consultants.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of training programs, both from a content point of view and its impact of on the job performance. Provide management feedback on the same and accordingly enhance future training programs
  • Develop training budgets for the company based on the training calendar, monitor and control adherence to these budgets during the year
  • Use expert coaching and facilitation skills to provide colleagues at all levels with sound advice, to generate ideas, to influence outcomes and deliver learning experiences.



New Hire Orientation

  • Plan, organise and monitor new hire orientation program
  • Be a buddy for new hires during the first 3 month of new hire joining
  • Monitor new hire turnover and retention rates.



Competency Modelling

  • Create competency model for the region in line with the “Global role catalogue” with a view to developing employees for further growth and align training requirements for individuals to specific competency development


Career and Succession Planning

  • Collaborate with line managers and other departments in Human Resources to create succession strategies and plans that align to business objectives.



Organizational change management,

  • Be the internal OD & change consultant to Business/ Functional Leaders on executive leadership, team effectiveness and organizational change
  • Develop a learning organization culture that supports and drives change and reinforces innovation, performance, and continuous improvement.
  • Devise and deliver HR projects and interventions, ensuring key milestones are identified and within budget, resources and HR policies.


Talent engagement and development

  • Design and develop organisational development and employee engagement initiatives with a focus on employee satisfaction and retention
  • Communicate initiatives, activities and programs continuously and effectively
  • Assess the effectiveness of these initiatives through employee engagement surveys and drive the implementation of the action plan.


Performance Management

  • Develop, enhance and implement the Performance Management program
  • Train / Coach employees and managers on Performance Management process
  • Prepare and execute a performance management calendar detailing periodic formal (and informal) reviews and feedback.
  • Ensure adherence to the performance management timelines.


HR Policies and processes

  • Periodically review and update company's Human Resources policies and processes; ensuring that they are aligned to legal requirements and best practices.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs.


Best Practices

  • Maintain a keen understanding of learning trends, developments and best practice.
  • Make recommendations for improvement and implement new ideas as appropriate.


Additional Duties

  • Perform any other duties that may be reasonably expected of you by your immediate Manager.




  • Master's degree in Human Resources / Psychology
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Understanding / experience of coaching and/or organizational psychology/behaviour would be an advantage
  • Experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of talent & learning initiatives aligned to HR and Organisational strategy . Additionally exposure to generalist HR function will be desired.
  • Broad knowledge of talent & learning trends, techniques and approaches




  • Experience in the design, co-ordination and evaluation of learning initiatives
  • Knowledge of organizational trends and Learning & Development technologies
  • Have a thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures
  • First-hand experience of resolving a broad spectrum of employee relations issues
  • Experienced in rolling out employee engagement initiatives and implementation of Human Resources change projects 
  • Experience in presenting and facilitating
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Mentoring and Coaching skills
  • Good project management, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strategic thinking, commercial awareness and astuteness
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously, both as part of the HR team and as part of the business areas the role supports
  • Approach to work characterised by commitment and motivation.


Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publisher, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. We work in global teams to tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers

Cambridge University Press is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work. We are part of the University of Cambridge, committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality. We are also a global organisation, serving customers and representing colleagues all over the world. Diversity, in all its various forms, is key to our success as an organisation.

Our benefits include group medical coverage and group term life benefits, an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 14 days holiday (bank holidays), and many more. Furthermore, our office is in a prominent locations.


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New Delhi
Splendor Forum, Plot no. 3, 3rd Floor, Jasola District Centre, New Delhi, India, 110025

Contributory pension scheme

Flexible Working

Flexible working environment

Life Assurance

Group Life insurance coverage


‘Press Extra’, offering discounts at high street retailers

Annual Leave

28 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days after 10 years of service


Free on-site Gym facilities,
cycle to work scheme


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