The Walt Disney Company Manager, HR Business Partner in Burbank, California

Engage. Consult. Inspire.

At Disney, we believe it takes great people to create the memorable experiences, products and services our consumers know and love. When we grow and develop our people, we’re investing in our future. As Human Resources, we are the champions of this investment.

The Walt Disney Company’s Human Resources team does so much more than just support our employees…we engage our people, drive change and help our businesses achieve results.

How do we do this? By shaping the employee experience on all levels. By partnering with our clients to create and implement innovative business strategies. By being a true thought partner and proactively anticipating business cycles. By fostering leadership success and being experts in change management. By enabling smart decisions by leveraging business data, metrics and external market insights.

The Opportunity:

In your role as a Manager, HR Business Partner, you will support the Finance, Communications and Human Resources client groups for Direct to Consumer & International . Right away, you will contribute to the success of these groups through culture creation, change management and organizational effectiveness initiatives.

Responsibilities :

  • Leverage partnerships and business acumen to enable the creation and implementation of strategies in alignment with business priorities and goals

  • Immerse yourself in the organization to build productive relationships with internal stakeholders and clients on all levels

  • Foster leadership success as a proactive thought partner anticipating the business cycles and serving as a consultant during periods of change management, as well as leveraging business data, metrics and external market insights to inform decisions

  • Implement employee engagement strategies to foster an environment based on respect and values

  • Develop and execute a lifecycle approach to talent management by assessing organizational performance systemically, defining talent gaps and proposing solutions in support of business objectives

  • Coach and consult on organizational design and management issues, as well as challenging and/or influencing decision-making processes

  • Streamline and implement new, large-scale structures and/or processes to create speed, efficiency and agility within the organization

  • Lead large-scale change management efforts around culture and process evolution

  • Develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote diversity and inclusion in talent attraction, development and retention

  • Facilitate the consistent application, implementation and improvement of Human Resources programs

  • Manage day-to-day employee relations issues, including escalation to Employee Relations partners

Basic Qualifications :

  • 8+ years of human resources experience

  • Strong consultative skills and ability to influence

  • Ability to think strategically and navigate complex matrix environments

  • Credible, proactive and trusted thought-partner who has built relationships and delivered results

  • Demonstrated ability to work within ambiguity and exercise sound judgment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Global experience

  • A track record of learning quickly and over delivering against expectations

Required Education :

  • Undergraduate Degree

Job ID: 554764BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)