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Manager, HR Business Partner

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10064996 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Entertainment Television Date posted Dec. 05, 2023

Job Summary:

Do you have a passion for building and promoting an inclusive workplace culture, where individuals can collaborate and thrive? Would you like to join an HR Business Partner team that is tasked with creating and executing HR strategies, supporting executive leaders and their teams,  and collaborating with various partners across one of the world’s premier news organizations at The Walt Disney Company?  If so, the Manager, HRBP is the right role for you! ABC News is looking for a Manager, HRBP who takes a strategic approach and serves as an expert consultant to business leaders and their teams on all talent matters, including DE&I, organizational effectiveness, leader effectiveness, change management, organizational design and learning opportunities.  You’ll also have the opportunity to leverage outside-the-box thinking to execute ground-breaking results. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment where professionalism, precision, and integrity are valued and where no two days are the same, apply today to join us!

As a Manager, HRBP, you would be responsible for developing strong relationships with your ABC News client groups and delivering integrated and inclusive HR partnership in areas such as: DE&I and Culture, Strategy Development, Organization Design, Talent Management, Organization & Employee Effectiveness, Change & Transition Management, and Functional HR Integration. This team needs someone innovative, scrappy, and passionate to come and support our ABC News teams. We welcome professionals from different backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Every day as a Manager, HRBP is different! On any given day, you might:

  • Establish and maintain an intimate understanding of your clients’ 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.

  • Plan, lead and support organization design projects to streamline and implement new structures, roles and/or processes that create speed, efficiency, and support rapidly shifting business demands.

  • 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.

  • Drive diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization, personally and programmatically

  • 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.

  • 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.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Ability to develop other professionals and encourage strategic partnerships

  • Think strategically and translate concepts into actionable items.

  • Ability to adapt and tailor communication style for your audience

  • A flexible way of thinking, able to navigate company processes and practices to find solutions for unique business problems

  • Demonstrates an effective consultative approach to build awareness on key organizational issues and consensus for relevant solutions; able to guide stakeholders to build commitment to drive org improvement and change

  • Ability to understand the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective.

  • Proven ability with strong use of judgment to identify and anticipate issues, client needs and establish appropriate plans to resolve issues

  • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise.

  • Ability to thrive within ambiguity and drive complex projects

  • Comfortable working in ambiguous business situations.

  • Strong ability to use data and analytics in order to turn storytelling into recommendations and actions.

  • Connect with various partners and flex to different styles in order to develop credible relationships with business partners

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a professional role in a dynamic environment, with specific experience in strategy development (preferred), organizational design, talent management and change management.

  • Demonstrated experience influencing executives (e.g. VP/Director)

  • Experience working with executives in an “influence-without-authority” role.

  • Previous experience managing multiple client groups and prioritizing associated projects in a fast-paced and high-volume, complex environment

  • 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.

  • Equally adept at consulting, thinking strategically and execution. Exhibits a roll-up your sleeves attitude.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to balance business partnering skills with employee advocacy.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a business-related field

We’re excited if you have:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as an HRBP directly supporting clients in union and non-union environments

  • Project Management experience

  • Advanced data and analytics capabilities, including strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience working in a large, corporate, matrixed environment

The hiring range for this position in New York, NY is $132,100 to $172,900 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company’s streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television’s creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television’s programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children’s & family categories.

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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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