Full Time Job

HR Director, Global Distribution


Universal City, CA 03-01-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

About Us:

NBCUniversal Global Distribution is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of television and new media platforms in over 200 territories across the globe. This includes a rich library of more than 6,000 feature films and 170,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, non-scripted programming, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming, and locally produced content from around the world. The division sits within the Universal Pictures Filmed Entertainment (UFEG) family of businesses.

Role Summary:

The Director, Human Resources will work within NBCUniversal's Global Distribution business and will be responsible for partnering with the VP, HR and local business leaders on managing strategic and operational HR activities. The HR Director will manage the local human resources team supporting our teams located across the Americas, and provide guidance and counsel to business leadership while also coaching and guiding the general employee population. Ultimately the role will ensure the smooth running of the day to day HR processes and serve as an integral partner to the local leadership team by developing and the executing timely, relevant and innovative HR programs and initiatives in collaboration with our specialist colleagues within the broader UFEG HR team.

• Play a key role in the development and execution of the people & organization agenda
• Provide operational HR support for the business in partnership with HR functional experts and specialist as required
• Coach, develop and challenge the management team on the execution of growth plans and people leadership
• Partner with Talent Acquisition and Talent Development on identification, selection and retention of world-class talent
• Provide leadership, direction and expertise for the full scope of HR functions including employee relations, compensation & benefits, employee engagement and organizational design and change management
• Manage the annual salary review process, performance management cycle and talent review processes, in collaboration with our in-region HR counterparts
• Manage all on-boarding, retention, development and engagement activities
• Assist management in the action planning and execution process in response to the employee opinion survey results
• Handle all employee contract & headcount reporting
• Work closely with Finance, Employment Law, Employment Contracts and HR operations to either initiate or resolve HR issues in a cohesive manner
• Serve as an employee advocate, balancing fair employment standards, NBCU policy and practice and business needs
• Partner with client leadership and local HR counterparts to plan and execute strategies that ensure maximum engagement of human resource capital
• Drive engagement with our evolving suite of initiatives focused on creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace


Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 7 years professional level HR generalist experience

Desired Characteristics
• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field
• Knowledge and practical application of HR disciplines including U.S employment and labor laws, employee relations, management & leadership development, performance management, organizational design and compensation philosophies and knowledge of OSHA and workplace safety
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Experience with project management, budget management and understanding of P&L's
• Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimal guidance or direct supervision
• Demonstrated ability to resolve complex problems with creative and innovative solutions
• Strong business acumen and proven ability to drive organizational success through quality best practice HR programs and initiatives
• Process and detail oriented, including strong organization, time management and prioritization skills
• Ability to strategize and influence at all organizational levels in the organization
• Demonstrated ability to understand the clients' business and develop both strategic and tactical solutions to business challenges
• Proven ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated analytical capability
• SAP knowledge a plus
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Ability to influence widely and objectively
• Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
• Confidence working in a matrix environment with both domestic and international stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a collaborative team
• Inclusive with demonstrated ability to engage relevant stakeholders on projects and day to day activities
• Maintain an eye on external market trends and be proactive in approach to change

Additional Requirements:
• This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $130,000 - $165,000 (bonus eligible).

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6ybyj-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $130,000 to $165,000 Per Year ($ USD)