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Assistant Manager – Human Resources, People Programs

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10077978 Location Mumbai, India Business The Walt Disney Company (India) Date posted Feb. 22, 2024

Job Summary:


  • Supporting the effective and scoping and design of HR projects/initiatives to ensure clear, achievable and impactful plans that can then be implemented with discipline and which solve business problems or realize opportunities
  • Co-work on HR strategic initiatives across the network, collaborating with multiple functions and teams to drive progress and success against company objectives. These programs would include, but not limited to key areas such as
  • Collaborate with the HR team to design, develop, and implement people programs, including but not limited to employee onboarding, candidate experience, employee engagement initiatives.
  • Delivering and accelerating our people roadmap at network level post pandemic, focusing on future of work including hybrid work model strategies and other such people practices
  • Manage the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth transition and positive induction into the organization.
  • Driving harmonization and standardization of key HR processes, starting with talent acquisition
  • Establishing a framework for HR innovation centered around experience design, process design and continuous improvement/ automation opportunities.
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and trends to continually enhance and evolve our people programs.
  • Collaborating with global and local stakeholders to ensure the delivery of key project milestones on time and within budget, resource, and guidelines
  • Facilitating planning, progress tracking, communication and reporting for company strategic initiatives
  • Establishing and monitoring plans and ensuring the realization of goals and continuous improvements


  • MBA from an institute of repute with 3-4 years of experience in designing or implementing strategic HR programs leading to strong business/ people results
  • Track record of organizing, planning and successfully managing both long-term and short-term initiatives in a fast moving, fast growing, and dynamic company
  • Understanding of project management techniques and tools
  • Ability to conduct extensive research of HR programs across industries and using market insights, workforce data and stakeholder/ employee voice
  • Demonstrated eye for detail, problem solving, presentation, communication and follow-through skills
  • Project Management (PMP) and/or Agile Certifications (ACP) will be an added advantage


  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Fast learner with a problem solving, solution mindset
  • Customer obsessed with ability and humility to listen to customers, understand their needs and challenges and be able to co-create solutions that respond to such needs 
  • Self-starter, strong drive and result oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and manage relationships across the organization, strong collaborator and influencer
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively share new concepts, ideas and be able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects with competing priorities

About The Walt Disney Company (India):

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (India).

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