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Manager, HR Business Partner

Aplicar ahora Aplique más tarde Job ID 10081305 Ubicación Burbank, California, Estados Unidos Business ESPN Fecha de publicación 25/04/2024

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About the Role & Team

At Disney, we are storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We can do this through using and developing groundbreaking technology and opening up the boundaries to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our team in delivering unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world!

When we grow and develop our people, we’re investing in our future. As forward-looking Human Resources professionals, we are the champions of this investment. The Human Resources team does so much more than just support our employees…we engage our people, inspire change, and help our businesses achieve results. How do we do this? By crafting the employee experience on all levels. By collaborating with our clients to build and implement innovative business strategies. By being a true thought partner and proactively anticipating business cycles. By fostering leadership success and being leaders in change management. By enabling thoughtful decisions, using business data, metrics, and external market insights.

As a forward-looking business partner, the Manager will serve as a strategic partner to executive business leaders. This role will contribute to defining and implementing the HR strategy which aligns and integrates with the business's strategy and objectives. As the Manager, HRBP, the role will support Content Operations within Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology (DE&ET) while partnering closely with HR Center of Excellence teams (e.g., Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations) and functional partners (e.g., Finance, Communications) to proactively assess business performance and develop HR solutions that promote organizational and employee effectiveness. This role will also serve as an advisor to business leaders regarding HR policies and processes (e.g., merit and promotion planning, performance management, and talent planning) to optimize employee engagement and productivity.

If you're ready for an opportunity of a lifetime with DE&ET, we'd like to hear from you!

What You Will Do

  • Support, 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.
  • Manage, develop, and drive the implementation of HR strategies and initiatives that align with the business priorities and goals.
  • Coach business executives 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.
  • Partner with Diversity and Inclusion team to develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote diversity and inclusion in talent attraction, development, and retention.
  • Understand and translate business priorities, employee insights, and external market factors to support talent strategies and improve the business’s capabilities to deliver against its goals.
  • Develop and drive change management efforts as our businesses continue to evolve.
  • Develop leaders through ongoing coaching and feedback on personal and team performance.
  • Act as project manager for assigned HR initiatives and special projects (e.g., employee survey action planning, performance management, talent planning, compensation planning, career development, and organization design).
  • Manage day-to-day HR issues for assigned client groups.
  • Serve as a credible partner for employees to voice concerns, ask questions, and request assistance.
  • Facilitate the consistent application, implementation and improvement of HR policies, processes, and programs (e.g., merit and promotion planning, performance management, employee relations, career development, headcount planning, etc.)
  • Partner within internal team to develop and execute a lifecycle, calibrated approach to talent management by assessing organizational performance systematically, defining talent gaps and proposing solutions in support of business objectives.
  • Lead and champion performance management process and system to foster an inclusive culture.
  • Collaborate with business leaders as well as learning and development teams to leverage existing programs and develop specific learning experiences meaningful for all employees.
  • Assess employee training and development needs based on business strategy to help close the gaps between current and future skill sets.
  • Collaborate with other HR Business Partner and Workforce Insights teams to support employee survey, review results analysis, provide recommendations, and support action-planning process.
  • Collaborate with recruitment, with a strong focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and on building pipeline for future needs and focusing on D&I initiatives.
  • Act as an advisor and mentor to more junior members of the HRBP team.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience as an HR Business Partner in a dynamic environment or equivalent role, with specific experience in strategy development, organization design, talent management, and change management preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in synthesizing complex business data and developing innovative and holistic solutions.
  • Experience working with senior executives in an “influence-without-authority” role.
  • Ability to maintain a broad view of the business and deliver solutions that balance individual client and overall company needs.
  • Strong consulting and influencing skills.
  • Strong diagnostic, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to focus on critical issues to balance and respond to competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not always have a process or a system in place with the capability to help define the process.
  • 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).
  • Establishes and manages relationships with HR colleagues within Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology and across the company to add value to the business.
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and ability to effectively work across functions and organization.
  • Independent work style, balancing the need for collaboration with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to balance business-partnering skills with employee advocacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically related to HR business plan implementation.
  • Basic knowledge of employment and labor law.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Masters in Human Resources or related field.
  • Experience directly supporting clients in an HRBP capacity.
  • Experience and exposure to a variety of HR facets including organization development, employee relations, talent acquisition, learning & development, and compensation.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience working in a large, corporate, matrixed environment.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field or combination equivalent work experience

The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $135,000.00 to $165,000.00 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.

Acerca de ESPN:

Trabajar en ESPN es diferente de cualquier otra cosa. Esto se debe a que siempre estamos buscando nuevas formas de interactuar con los aficionados, sin importar dónde o cómo se conecten con los deportes. Cada día hacemos cosas que nadie ha hecho, todo ello en una cultura dinámica en la que desafiamos las posibilidades y nos superamos continuamente. Cuando tienes la última tecnología, ideas innovadoras y talento de primera clase en tu equipo, cada día, es extraordinario.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, junto con sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una empresa internacional diversificada líder en entretenimiento familiar y medios de comunicación que incluye tres segmentos comerciales principales: Disney Entertainment, ESPN y Disney Experiences. Desde sus humildes comienzos como estudio de dibujos animados en la década de 1920 hasta su reconocido nombre en la industria del entretenimiento en la actualidad, Disney continúa con orgullo su legado de crear historias y experiencias de clase mundial para toda la familia. Las historias, los personajes y las experiencias de Disney llegan a consumidores e invitados de todos los rincones del mundo. Con operaciones en más de 40 países, nuestros empleados y miembros del elenco trabajan juntos para crear experiencias de entretenimiento que sean apreciadas a nivel local y global.

Este puesto es en Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & Intl , que forma parte de una empresa comercial que denominamos ESPN.

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & Intl es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Los solicitantes serán considerados para el empleo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, edad, origen nacional, orientación sexual, identidad de género, discapacidad, condición de veterano protegido o cualquier otra en función de la legislación federal, estatal o local. Disney fomenta una cultura empresarial donde las ideas y decisiones de todas las personas nos ayudan a crecer, innovar, crear las mejores historias y ser relevantes en un mundo que cambia rápidamente.

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