No of Openings: 2

Closing Date for 1 Job Opening: Variable

Company Name: Monk® Prayogshala® (Sec 25)

Location: Mumbai Suburbs

Compensation: Not Disclosed

Work Timings: 1 Opening for Indian Timings (Male/Female, 5/6 day week depending on workload), 1 Opening for European/North American Timing (Male/Female, 5/6 day week
depending on workload)

Education: UG (BA/ BSc Psychology/ Sociology/ Economics Preferred), PG (MA/ MSc
Industrial Psychology/ Other Psychology specialization/ Sociology/ Economics or MBA Human Resources Preferred) or in lieu of degree 1-3 years of equivalent experience.

Experience: At least 1 year in relevant job profile

Age: 18-30 for both Female and Male Candidates

Functional Areas: Fundamental knowledge of psychological theories and concepts, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Talent Acquisition, Personnel Management (recruitment and selection).

Desired Candidate Profile:

  • Should source and screen candidates through various channels: online, headhunting, mapping and referencing.

  • Should be adept in conducting preliminary telephonic and personal interviews.

  • Should comply with and execute the HR policy of the organization. This includes pre-recruitment, recruitment, and administrative responsibilities.

  • The candidate must emphasize on database building, creating and maintaining required, relevant and error free reports.

  • Good communication skills with good command over written and spoken English and spoken Hindi, for communication in India and internationally.

  • Should have worked in a university or independent research organization or alternatively in the HR function of a medium to large independent/government research organization in the aforementioned functional areas.

  • Should have a minimum of 1 year of exposure to research concepts.

  • Should have functional knowledge of basic theoretical principles and concepts in the social sciences.

  • Should have excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to follow processes and systems of the organisation.

  • Should be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with potential Research Authors, Sr. Research Assistants and Jr. Research Assistants.

Job Description:


  • Researching and drafting Job Descriptions for profiles across functions.

  • Operating HR LinkedIn, Naukri, Internshala, Letsintern, and other job search accounts.

  • Sourcing and screening resumes from job portals, professional networking, consultants and internal references.

  • Communicating with Placement Agencies and Contract Employment firms for recruitment.

  • Communicating with international employment firms and prospects on behalf of the institution, including over phone and video conference.

  • Capacity for coordinating candidates for multiple research-related profiles.


  • Organizing, scheduling and supervising the interview process for new hires.

  • Communicating with new interviewees over phone, email and video conference before and during the interview process.

  • Filling vacant positions in the organization within 30 days.

  • Preparing documentation of various kinds including Offer Letters, Appointment Letters, Employment Agreements and Induction Kits for new hires.

  • Handing over of assets provided by the organization to new hires.

  • Coordination and execution of the organization’s induction module.

  • Completing documentation formalities with new hires.

Exit Formalities

  • Communicating and executing management decisions with respect to research staff.

  • Conducting exit interviews and administering exit paperwork.


  • Updating the internal HR policy

  • Coordinating with the management regarding upcoming research events and preparing material for the same

  • Coordinating with external personnel associated with the organization on a short-term basis

  • Updating internal Human Resource Management System and internal CRM

  • Capacity for networking on behalf of the institution at conferences and/or symposia

  • Conducting bi-annual performance appraisals for current employees