Full Time Job

Manager, P&O Business Partner

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 07-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Manager, P&O Business Partner


The Manager will serve as a key Human Resources thought partner for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). This role will help execute the People & Organization (P&O) strategy for the business that she / he supports based on the business and organizational needs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a combination of strong business acumen and Human Resources experience to execute the development of strategies that will attract, develop and retain the breadth of talent required to drive business success.

This position requires an individual who will be proactive and has a growth mindset approach, possess excellent judgment in a variety of situations, and demonstrate the ability to balance multiple priorities and work well in a diverse, team environment. As a representative of P&O, the successful candidate must also maintain the highest level of confidentiality and diplomacy regarding all matters.

This position reports to the VP, People & Organization.

• Align with VP, P&O on HR strategy to organizational strategy
• Partner with VP, P&O to develop and execute P&O strategies, measure progress against organizational goals
• Execute change management strategies to support critical evolution of the business and achieve desired business results that are sustainable over time
• Keep business leaders and employee population informed; develop messaging, determine mechanisms for communication; promote organizational culture in employee communications
• Partner with Talent Planning colleagues to identify key talent segments and pivotal roles
• Use employee lifecycle data to help the business make informed decisions about talent management strategies
• Relationship and Operations Management
• Act as a strategic and tactical partner to business leaders as it relates to key P&O initiatives (e.g., compensation planning, contract negotiation process, coaching, talent planning)
• Participate in organization design conversations to streamline and implement new department structures, roles and/or processes that create speed and efficiency and support rapidly shifting business demands (i.e. – role re-purposing, restructures, joint venture integrations, etc.)
• Facilitate roll-out and implementation of changes and updates to P&O initiatives
• Coach business leaders and employees on diversity and inclusion, employee communication, development, and performance management strategies to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development
• Track trends in employee behaviors to assess employee attitudes and develop solutions to improve workplace environment
• Develop close partnerships with P&O centers of excellence to deliver integrated solutions to P&O related needs
• Find innovative ways for leaders and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and efficiency

Required Qualifications
• 5-8 years of human resources generalist, ideally for a multi-functional, multi-line-of-business organization
• Strong knowledge and experience partnering with key HR centers of excellence, including Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Compensation, Leadership and Organizational Development, Employee Relations, and Diversity & Inclusion
• Exceptional client relationship management skills and demonstrated experience in developing consultative relationships with employee population, including the ability to influence decision makers
• Knowledge of employment and labor law
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong project management skills, demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
• Detail oriented and excellent follow-through skills
• Strong ethics and integrity, including the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and handle sensitive information and materials
• Key competencies needed to be successful in this role
• Growth mindset
• Action oriented
• Instills Trust
• Collaborate
• Plans & Aligns
• Manages Conflict
• Optimizes Work
• Nimble Learning
• Customer Focus
• Decision Quality
• Resourcefulness
• Ensures Accountability

* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d92247-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.