The Human Resources Director is the key HR liaison and senior partner to the business, reporting to the VP, Human Resources. This is a consultative role working with business leaders of assigned clients within the Starz organization. Critical focus is to ensure HR talent management strategies are aligned with and support the missions and objectives set forth by the business. Provides consultative and advisory services to business leaders on human resource-related issues and through collaborative partnerships. Interfaces directly with various Business leaders and Human Resources specialty partners to identify, develop and implement strategic organizational effectiveness initiatives designed to enhance employee performance, individual engagement and professional development and provide solutions to the business.
Acts as a single point of contact for all HR services delivered to assigned business groups. Builds strong business relationships with business leaders, management, and employees.
Understands the key drivers of the business and how effective HR can assist with achieving organizational goals.
Serves as a coach, advisor and change agent within the company, demonstrating the ability to influence, negotiate, and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.
Consults with and advises business leaders on the implications of short and long-term decisions, strategies, and large-scale change efforts that will yield sustainable business results. Partners with business leaders to assess business needs and bring optimal solutions to the organization.
Leads and embeds talent management programs into the organization. Partners with business leaders to actively assess staff to identify team strengths and gaps and determine appropriate solutions to bridge gaps and mitigate risks, creating viable internal and external talent pools, development opportunities and succession roadmaps.
Delivers HR initiatives, programs, and processes to the business including performance management, compensation and headcount planning, talent review and succession management processes.
Engages HR specialty teams (Compensation, Talent Acquisition, L&D, HR Operations, etc.) to deliver solutions that address the needs of the business and enable organizational success.
Manages employee relations issues/concerns within assigned business groups. Partners with VP, HR, and others as needed, to resolve and manage risk.
Establishes & embraces stretch goals
Raises the bar of excellence on typical practices and procedures by reaching for and inspiring exceptional levels of commitment
Thinks beyond the limits of existing paradigms to design and implement programs that profoundly impact the people and business
Solves problems and analyzes issues. Understands the underlying issues and components of a problem (or opportunity)
Uses knowledge gained from past experiences to identify patterns and trends that relate to a present situation to come up with creative solutions, and possibly new ideas
Continually develops strategic perspectives
Examines and improves the HR discipline to respond with speed and impact to changing needs
Connects to the outside world
As it relates to HR explores, considers, and applies knowledge gained from best practices in other companies, industries and businesses
Studies other business disciplines e.g. as analytics or biz. dev to determine if any best practices are applicable and transferrable to HR
High business acumen and visualizes in the big picture. Prioritizes according to impact on the business.
Able to think in terms of systems and processes, and understands the interlocking nature of cause and effect both intra and interdepartmentally, as well as across and between business units and business segments
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources or related fields required.
Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum 8-10 years' experience in an HRBP or Sr. HR Manager role
Experience providing HR support in a corporate office environment. Entertainment industry, cable, media Industry experience highly preferred
Experience as a strategic advisor and tactical business partner. Broad knowledge of HR practices including organizational diagnosis, change management, employee relations and employment law, compensation and employee rewards, diversity, performance management, talent acquisition, is essential.
Experience in organizational design and restructures in a corporate environment
Demonstrated ability to connect business and HR strategies and lead the execution of HR
programs into the business
Must have strong business acumen including track record reflecting active contributions to key business plans and decisions
Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement.
Must be able to interface with all levels of the organization and build relationships internally and externally
Demonstrated project management capabilities.
Self-starter with ability to handle a diverse set of initiatives. Works well in fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and at times, high ambiguity and uncertainty.
Strong sense of urgency with the ability to execute quickly and efficiently.
Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
Experience managing and resolving complex employee relations issues required
STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service.
STARZ is the ultimate destination for obsessable TV, movies and more. Characters who pull you in and stories that stay with you. From bold Original Series to the best movies, whatever you love, STARZ ignites your passions.
STARZ offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive benefits program to all eligible employees including a variety of healthcare plans, dental and vision insurance, 401k, life/disability insurance. Eligible employees will enjoy paid time off in the form of vacation and company holidays.
STARZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, age, race, national origin, disability, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, STARZ will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.