The Vice President, Human Resources has overall responsibility for the design, development and delivery of effective HR strategies and plans in the areas of workforce and resource planning, talent acquisition and retention, succession planning, and compensation programs. This position will report to the President CNBC with a dotted line to the SVP, HR, NBCUniversal News Group.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide strategic human resources leadership and operate as a business partner to the executive management team in support of business goals and objectives.
Lead and leverage HR processes and drive key HR initiatives across departments, including staffing, performance management, compensation planning, succession planning, training and development, rewards & recognition, organizational effectiveness and employee communication.
Create and execute a comprehensive employee relations strategy
Partner and collaborate with various business leaders on growth strategies and cost challenges; provide HR guidance and input on decisions and execute in order to enable these strategies
Work with managers to build a career path for employees, identifying opportunities for training, new skill acquisition, and advancement.
Work closely with Labor Relations on collective bargaining issues, resolving grievances, and furthering NBCU’s relationships with its unions
Help to drive change within the organization, to include adoption of new technologies, workflows, staffing models, and organization structures
Identify, select, develop and retain world-class talent and ensure a dynamic pipeline
Provide executive coaching to department leaders, offering feedback and advice on employee and organizational issues
Uncover, assess and propose opportunities for HR process improvements
Provide interpretation of HR policies, practices and procedures to employees and managers.
Work with leaders and employees to establish and maintain a positive work environment, which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities; act as an employee advocate; help drive various corporate and division business initiatives
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
Minimum of 10 years of professional HR experience
Previous Employee Relations/Labor Relations experience required
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 8713BR)
Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Strong business partnership skills: able to establish credibility and rapport with operating leaders
Strong business acumen, facilitation, conflict resolution and communication skills
Knowledge and practical application of HR disciplines including employment and labor laws, employee relations, management & leadership development, performance management, organizational design and compensation philosophies and knowledge of OSHA and workplace safety
Project and process management skills, demonstrated track record of delivering results
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong client-support orientation, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization and with a wide range of clients, individually and in groups
Strong employee-relations skill set; can earn trust and credibility with employees in assigned groups
Previous experience with a represented workforce is a plus
Demonstrated ability to influence, coach and counsel both employees and management
Basic knowledge of Labor Relations
Ability to handle multiple priorities and lead change
Takes ownership; able to establish self as the ‘go-to’ HR resource for client organizations
Prior media/television industry experience preferred
MBA or Master's degree preferred; HR certification desired
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