Full Time Job

Specialist, People & Culture Ops


Pune, India 06-21-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Specialist, People & Culture Ops (Pune)

Discovery also has a strong portfolio of free-to-air channels across Europe making it a leading broadcaster in a number of countries, including Norway, Sweden, Italy, Poland, Germany and the UK. As a purpose-driven company, we are dedicated to not only entertaining but inspiring.

For 30 years we have told stories that entertain, inspire and enlighten our viewers around the world, about the world. But our work doesn't stop there. We are committed to making the world a better place by leveraging our market-leading global platform, and by extending the reach and influence of like-minded organizations and causes. We also are dedicated to employee volunteerism across the globe.



Act as first point of contact for general People & Culture queries from employees, line managers and external vendors

Support employees, line managers and external vendors with diverse queries and service requests across various communication channels, including case management, live chat, telephony and email

Assist and counsel employees regarding benefits plans, payroll, company policies and programs and leave of absence plans.

Support and guide employees on how to complete self-service transactions as required

Prepare required documents for separations, exit interview document preparation, collection of employee assets and scheduling of exit meetings.

Work collaboratively as a global team with other areas of the People & Culture team or other Discovery teams (such as Global Technology & Operations) to resolve escalated or misdirected employee questions

Responsible for managing and maintaining employee files, paper or electronic

Create and maintain any documentation related to employment changes, ensuring all letters and documentation are correct and sent out in a timely manner

Serve as on-site point of contact for all document management activities, in congruence with the company document management strategy and retention policy

Assist with the payroll information to ensure that information provide to payroll is accurate and all requests are approved

Manage the new hire probation process, supporting the line manager and providing information to the employee as required

Prepare required documents for separations.

Support People & Culture Partner team in day-to-day projects and provide support as required, including by answering tier one employee questions with a focus on customer service and maintaining a positive attitude

Provide reference requests for leavers, employment confirmation and visa applications

Achieve performance measures and adhere to established SLA requirements

Ensure overall compliance with the local employment law

Support with different reports to respective stakeholders.
Other projects as and when required.



+3 years of professional HR experience in global organization (experience in HR administration will be a strong asset)

Good understanding of the labor law / social security in the respective country

Strong organisational and time management skills, with attention to detail

Excellent numerical and computer skills

Experience working with Windows Office, particularly Excel

Ability to prioritise workload, be self-driven

Experience or understanding of HR systems (Success Factors preferable)

Knowledge of case management systems (ServiceNow preferable)

Experience of working in an HR Operations/Shared Services environment

Ability to solve problems and carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision

Ability to prioritize and address competing demands; with multi-tasking capacity critical

High degree of respect for the confidentiality and sensitivity of HR and payroll data

Must possess the ability to work effectively within a fast-paced environment

Fluency in English

Must have the legal right to work in the country.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7nnp9-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.