Full Time Job

HR Generalist, Production


London, United Kingdom 04-19-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

NBC Universal International

NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

Job Description


The Production HR team provide HR expertise & business partnering to all International Film, TV & theatrical productions. Working as pro-active partners to the Production & assisting Head of Departments on Production. The Production HR partners attend Production sets and provide in-person advice & support. The team is also responsible in ensuring the Company RITW is booked and all crew are attending and adhering to the policy.

Key Responsibilities

Production HR
• Liaising and advising Production management on all HR activity throughout the Lifecyle of a Production
• Partner with UK Production Companies, attending the offices and being responsive to employee questions
• Act as an advisor and counsel for everyone engaged on Productions
• Provide HR Support to freelancers as and when required
• Ensure RITW training is delivered to everyone working on Production. Managing the scheduling and updating attendance
• Lead on coordinating management training across the Production
• Manage the Production kick start meetings for each Production
• Manage multiple employee relations situations proactively, in confidence and within the company guidelines
• Note taking as required on cases being investigated by Senior HR Manager
• Where appropriate, lead on investigations into employee relations matters. Delivering in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy, working in partnership with Employment Law
• Actively seek and update with Employment Law
• Identify and work with Global Production HR on initiatives which support the changing nature of Production environments
• Attend Productions as and when required
• Participate in and support key HR initiatives such as performance management, succession planning & compensation planning for Production Company employees
• Maintain expertise in systems (SAP, myHR), processes, and security to enable accurate submissions and reporting
• Provide support to onboard, separate, and update employees in all applicable HR systems, as required including leavers
• Maintain and administer all transactions related to visa processing
• Work on special projects, as assigned
• Attend training seminars to keep up to date on employment case law, employee relations and Union involvement

• Previous experience in handling low level employee-relations matters which involve disciplinary action
• Able to quickly build rapport with others must be approachable and able to earn trust and credibility with employees in the organization
• Highly resourceful and organized with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail
• Experience of handling conflict and managing difficult employee relations situations to resolution
• Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Extremely flexible, highly organized, and able to easily shift priorities
• Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage with senior creative executives
• Possess a natural, yet professional ease at working with and relating to the needs of employees in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
• Ability to travel and attend Productions. There will be a requirement to travel to shoots in Europe on a frequent basis

• Previous experience in working within an HR function
• Qualifications and training in HR desirable

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-d9ykx7-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.