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Business Partner - People & Culture

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    114044618
Discovery Communications


Business Partner - People & Culture

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 24517
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Human Resources
Discovery

Overview

Our Team

Discovery’s People & Culture team provides leading edge solutions to support the growth, development and overall health of our organization. Our group partners closely with the business to anticipate and deliver programs, products and solutions to keep our talent engaged and our company competitive.

The Role

The position will partner with leadership in providing solutions to employee-related challenges while maintaining a balance between being a strategic business partner and employee champion. This position will continuously review, challenge the status quo and develop initiatives that ensure Discovery remains an employer of choice. The position is located in Knoxville.



Responsibilities

1. Partner with People & Culture and clients to execute against the people strategy and business goals.
2. Actively contribute to the business strategy; provide expertise to and challenge the management team.
3. Proactively provide creative and engaging solutions to motivate employees at different career points (i.e. early career, management, senior leadership).
4. Serve as an advisor, coach and partner to the management team, including coaching leaders in developing organizational and leadership capabilities.
5. Maintain a positive work environment through effective employee relations practices.
6. Influence and shape the change agenda, including organization and structural changes; identify obstacles and develop strategies to overcome them.
7. Develop strong working relationships and work closely with all specialist functions to provide ‘seamless’ support and guidance to the business.
8. Lead and develop projects across the business.
9. Contribute as a team member on broader People & Culture projects across the business.
10. Proactively review on an ongoing basis all People & Culture policies and processes; with a view to improve efficiency and effectiveness within legal framework.
11. Continually strive to provide ‘best practice’ advice and support, through information sharing internally and external benchmarking.



Qualifications

* PHR qualified or equivalent
* Approximately 3 - 5 years HR business partner experience in a fast-paced environment
* Strong influencer with ability to coach and counsel employees and senior executives
* Confident, effective leader with a track record of success
* Approachable and capable of working with people at all levels
* Able to create a strategy and motivate others to achieve necessary deliverables
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI114044618

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Business Partner - People & Culture</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24517<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Human Resources<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">Discoverys People & Culture team provides leading edge solutions to support the growth, development and overall health of our organization. Our group partners closely with the business to anticipate and deliver programs, products and solutions to keep our talent engaged and our company competitive.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Role</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">The position will partner with leadership in providing solutions to employee-related challenges while maintaining a balance between being a strategic business partner and employee champion. This position will continuously review, challenge the status quo and develop initiatives that ensure Discovery remains an employer of choice. The position is located in Knoxville.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Partner with People & Culture and clients to execute against the people strategy and business goals. <br />2. Actively contribute to the business strategy; provide expertise to and challenge the management team.<br />3. Proactively provide creative and engaging solutions to motivate employees at different career points (i.e. early career, management, senior leadership).<br />4. Serve as an advisor, coach and partner to the management team, including coaching leaders in developing organizational and leadership capabilities. <br />5. Maintain a positive work environment through effective employee relations practices.<br />6. Influence and shape the change agenda, including organization and structural changes; identify obstacles and develop strategies to overcome them.<br />7. Develop strong working relationships and work closely with all specialist functions to provide seamless support and guidance to the business.<br />8. Lead and develop projects across the business. <br />9. Contribute as a team member on broader People & Culture projects across the business.<br />10. Proactively review on an ongoing basis all People & Culture policies and processes; with a view to improve efficiency and effectiveness within legal framework.<br />11. Continually strive to provide best practice advice and support, through information sharing internally and external benchmarking.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* PHR qualified or equivalent<br />* Approximately 3 - 5 years HR business partner experience in a fast-paced environment<br />* Strong influencer with ability to coach and counsel employees and senior executives<br />* Confident, effective leader with a track record of success<br />* Approachable and capable of working with people at all levels<br />* Able to create a strategy and motivate others to achieve necessary deliverables<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/X74AgMIXJjnrhlR4ung2b"> <p>PI114044618</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-10-27

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