- Sr. People Partner, Productions

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Sr. People Partner, Productions


Sr. People Partner, Productions

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Warner Media/Warner Bros. is seeking a Sr. People Partner to be the point of contact for all Human Resources and Employee Relations matters for the Ellen Show, Ellen Digital Ventures, & Ellen Brand Content Partnership Team.

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Location California
Time Period Full Time
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Job Description

Req ID: 180131 
The Job

Warner Media/Warner Bros. is seeking a Sr. People Partner to be the point of contact for all Human Resources and Employee Relations matters for the Ellen Show, Ellen Digital Ventures, & Ellen Brand Content Partnership Team.

The Daily
  • Provides guidance and advice to production executives in handling day-to-day production concerns. Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures as well as federal & state laws. Respond to employee inquiries regarding policy interpretation and serve as a liaison between production, production executives and corporate team.
  • Responds to all production employee concerns and complaints of potential unlawful behavior; determines how to handle and escalate employee relation matters and work closely with management team and employment attorneys to determine next step actions, transfers EEO investigations to Employee Relations & Labor Relations for handling as necessary
  • Provides generalist support, e.g., advice regarding performance management, immigration (liaison between production and Corporate Legal), maintains employee lists and corresponds with Cast & Crew; liaison with Leave Administration and Worker’s Compensation
  • Implements company initiatives within the productions in a timely manner.
  • Assists with diversity & inclusion initiatives, advises on questions rehiring practices (e.g., interview questions) and job descriptions
  • Coordinates and attends all training sessions for production staff (e.g., harassment prevention, safety, unconscious bias) with production; maintains tracking of training dates, attendees, presenters, tracks billing, etc.
  • Recommends and coordinates customized training depending on the needs of the production (e.g., communication/social styles training, how to give effective feedback, etc.)
  • Handles general advice and coaching for production management and staff
  • Attends production meetings, operations meetings for Ellen Show and Ellen Digital Ventures.
  • Conducts workplace climate surveys and exit meetings as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Essentials
  • 7-10 years of experience supporting multiple business units/functions with a wide range of HR, critical thinking and business advisory skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience required
  • Media entertainment experience or previous entertainment/studio experience strongly preferred
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution knowledge and experience helpful
  • TV production experience is a plus
  • Must be able to demonstrate operative knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices, and procedures
  • Must be able to exhibit knowledge of federal/state/local laws governing employment issues (i.e. FEHA, ADA, FMLA, wage and hour laws, etc.)
  • Must have excellent follow-through and a strong sense of urgency
  • General understanding of Microsoft applications preferred
  • Must have the ability to interact and communicate with all levels of management and various departments throughout the production as well as corporate team
  • Must be able to compose written counseling, summaries and performance improvement plans for employees
  • Genuine curiosity and strong desire to continuously learn, grow and develop others.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Experience in leveraging data to help form points of view, proposals, and drive decisions.
  • Proven ability to develop high-impact strategies and flawlessly execute.
  • Experience leading and developing direct reports.
  • Is a trusted advisor who operates with a strong business mindset and understanding of business needs. Is highly-skilled in stakeholder management and is able to communicate effectively to influence and deliver high impact. 
  • Strong in influencing and mentoring others and builds strong relationships with leaders and employees.
  • Impeccable judgment and ability to balance the needs of the company, managers and employees
  • Exceptional organization and project management skills.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Job Type N/A
Weekly Limit 40
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