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Manager, HR Business Partner

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 876686BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 29, 2021

Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager HR Business Partner (HRBP) who sits at the intersection of Human Resources and our Business Leaders. The individual is responsible for shaping the employee experience, ensuring the company’s talent grows in meaningful ways, and making business leaders and HR as successful as possible. In this role, the Manager contributes to and leads execution of human resources strategies and tactics to support the needs of the various Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products groups. The manager will lead and facilitate all HR services for the client group she or he supports through collaboration with the clients, HR specialty groups and other HR business partners. He or she will serve as an expert consultant to business leaders on all talent matters, including organizational effectiveness, leader effectiveness, organizational design, learning needs/opportunities and conflict resolution.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with HR, Employees and Leaders to create a place where employees, Cast, and Crew want to work and can be successful as their authentic selves
  • Establish and maintain an intimate understanding of the client organizations and the business, in the interest of building effective and productive working relationships with internal stakeholders and clients, at all levels of the organization
  • Proactively assess business and organizational performance to recommend and drive action through a consultative, “influence without authority” approach
  • Coach business leaders on HR policies and processes, including talent planning, learning and development, and performance management to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development
  • Plan and lead organization design projects to streamline and implement new structures, roles and/or processes that create speed and efficiency and support rapidly shifting business demands
  • Assess organizational performance systemically, defining talent gaps and proposing HR solutions that support client business objectives
  • Coach business leaders on key organizational and management issues
  • Plan and facilitate work sessions to develop business strategies (i.e. vision, mission, value, objectives) that help support organizational focus, efficiency, speed, and business results
  • Develop and execute a lifecycle approach to talent management focused on forecasting, staffing, on-boarding, development, performance management, career / succession planning, talent movement and retention, leveraging rigorous workforce analytics and insights
  • Collaborate with recruitment, with a strong focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and on building pipeline for future needs
  • Use understanding of individual and organizational dynamics to facilitate talent movement into and throughout the organization
  • Develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote diversity and inclusion in talent attraction, development and retention
  • Assess employee training and development needs based on business strategy in order to help close gaps between current and future skill sets

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ progressively responsible experience as an HR Business Partner in a dynamic environment, with specific experience in strategy development, organizational design, talent management and change management
  • Experience working with senior executives in an “influence-without-authority” role
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not always have a process or a system in place
  • Ability to position self as credible (garners respect, acts with integrity, keeps commitments); proactive (has a point of view, challenges assumptions, takes initiative); and a trusted thought-partner (builds relationships, delivers results)
  • Independent work style, balancing the need for collaboration with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to balance business partnering skills with employee advocacy
  • Possesses both critical thinking capability and hands-on HR business plan implementation experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience supporting a union environment

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Management, Human Resources Management or related discipline

Preferred Education

MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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