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ViacomCBS Director, Human Resources (Finance) - ViacomCBS in New York, New York

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

We are looking for a collaborative, strategic, customer-focused team member to provide Human Resources Business Partner support to the Finance Leaders imbedded within our Brands and Functions. This multifaceted role focuses on aligning HR priorities to meet the strategic objectives, and leveraging HR programs, policies and initiatives to deliver the best in class employee experience.


  • Understand the business goals and assess alignment with the people strategy; make recommendations and develop plans to address gaps

  • Develop a comprehensive, strategic people plan that aligns the HR levers to the accomplishment of the business initiatives

  • Assess alignment of talent to the business needs, craft and implement fit for purpose talent management approaches that seek to increase bench strength, foster internal mobility, develop internal capability, and promote diversity and equity

  • Accelerate new hire connection and contribution by working with hiring managers, staffing and the organization and people development team to facilitate onboarding and assimilation

  • Design and deliver HR programs, processes and initiatives in ways that optimize the employee experience

  • Support managers to create a culture of high performance, building goal setting and feedback capability by leveraging the performance management process

  • Partner with Total Rewards on job evaluation process as related to promotions, salary adjustments, new positions, etc. Manage compensation cycle including merit, bonus and long-term incentive processes for client groups.

  • Partner with management to resolve employee relation issues; provide mentor, coaching, counseling and guidance to management and staff; collaborate with legal counsel.

  • Handle the exit Interview processes; determine any trends and take proactive approach to resolve future issues

  • Analyze talent and workforce metrics, develop insights and design recommendations to address opportunities

  • Continuously seek to improve HR processes and programs

  • Work across the HR team on special projects

  • Help advance Finance HR Priorities by creating strong internal relationships with center of excellence experts in areas as Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, HR Operations and Organization and People Development

Basic Qualifications

  • Up to 10 years of experience in Human Resources, including 5 years as an HR Business Partner and at least 2 years spent in a specialist group such as compensation, staffing or learning and development.

Additional Qualifications

  • College degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field, Masters preferred

  • Certifications in assessment tools and or a professional HR association such as SHRM-SCP or SPHR is desirable

  • Solid knowledge of employment law and best practice HR approaches

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with an HRIS, Talent Analytics Platform, Org Charting tools and Collaboration tools such as Teams or SharePoint

  • Demonstrated good judgment and ability to work autonomously

  • Track record of operational excellence in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong project management skills

  • A strategic doer; Credible advisor to leaders, able to coach and influence up, down and across

  • Resourceful, flexible and adaptable, problem solver, solution-oriented


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand ViacomCBS

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-14576