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Senior Manager - People & Culture


Bogota, Colombia 01-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


• Partner with People & Culture team and clients to execute against the people strategy in line with the business goals

• Actively contribute to the business strategy; providing HR expertise and challenge to the management team

• Serve as PC advisor, coach and partner to the management team & employees in Colombia

• Maintain a positive work environment through effective employee relations practices

• Develop strong working relationships and work closely with all People & Culture specialist functions to provide ‘seamless’ PC support and guidance to the business including: Staffing, Learning & Development, PC Ops, LifeWorks, Compensation & Benefits

• Identify skills gaps through effective resource planning and provide up-skilling processes to bridge these gaps

• Proactively review on an ongoing basis all PC policies and processes; with a view to improve efficiency and effectiveness within legal framework

• Continue to drive employee Self Service culture with focus on rollout of new PC system (Success Factors) driven by culture changes :
• Less rigorous end of year reviews and continuous feedback / coaching throughout the year

• An agile digital workplace – products, programs and policies to enhance the way we work


• A Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience; HR certification is desirable

• A minimum of five years progressive, professional HR experience in Colombia, US experience preferred.

• Bilingual- English/Spanish

• Proven experience in conflict resolution and organizational management practices within a sophisticated, matrixed environment

• Knowledge of national, state and local Employee and Labor Relations practices, laws and regulations

• A track record of establishing good alliances with all levels of management while retaining independence of thought

• Proven record in forging strong relationships with the ability to persuade, negotiate and communicate effectively

• Working knowledge of compensation and benefits practices

• Project management and process improvement experience

• Experience in working with a culturally diverse workforce

• Experience with an HR information system, preferably Success Factors

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.