ViacomCBS Manager, Human Resources in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: ViacomCBS
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
ViacomCBS 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.
The Production HR department is focused on creating an inclusive environment that supports all of our people, professionally and personally, to ensure that we can bring our best selves to work and drive creativity, innovation and results by connecting with the rich diversity of our employees, audiences and partners. To support this objective, CBS Studios maintains a high-service HR delivery approach that provides each show, writers’ room and post-production facility with a dedicated HR Production Partner, redefining what HR means to entertainment production in the industry and helping create and support a work environment where there is zero tolerance for harassment, discrimination and/or bullying, and where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
Production HR manager to assigned productions, responsible for supporting the Director in day-to-day HR management of the production
May give some day to day direction to HR Coordinator
The successful incumbent will demonstrate and possess the following attributes:
Excellent initiative, problem solving, and "ownership" of issues from initiation to conclusion with a spirit of "arriving with solutions" in mind and providing affirmative reporting on the issues rather than requiring more-than-occasional follow-up
A positive, collaborative, team-oriented approach with an eye towards pitching in and volunteering to help teammates get the job done
A strong ability to "operate in the grey," managing HR communications and efforts consistent with the spirit of company directives while applying a tone, business judgment, and diplomacy to each unique creative, technical, and operational production environment they support
"Above and beyond" client-centric approach
Provides HR support to POC, APOC, & Keys, as well as front line support for all line-level crew
With direction, field and resolve general performance management issues and employee relations matters such as replacements/terminations, performance issues, and incident-based behavioral concerns
At direction of HR leadership, organize and facilitate customized classes, sessions, and programs for productions
In partnership with HR Director and HR VP, also partner with Labor Relations and Employment Law for performance issues, staffing change/termination requests, and incident-based behavioral concerns, as needed
Primary responsibility for generating periodic (weekly, monthly, etc.) reporting as requested by leadership
The incumbent is expected to remain connected and available to do business consistent with the schedule of their television productions, which typically may involve off hours support
Other duties as assigned
5 to 7+ years’ experience in a high-volume, ER-intensive production-related environment, preferably entertainment but individuals in other industries with the above-described attributes of a successful incumbent are encouraged to apply
Demonstrated knowledge of at-least-intermediate-level HR and employment concepts relating to ADA, FMLA, and other local, state and federal employment law and practice, labor relations, and other HR disciplines
PHR, SPHR, SHRM or other certification highly preferred; masters or higher work in HR, labor relations, business or related fields also a plus
FUNCTION: Human Resources
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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