The Walt Disney Company Sr. Manager, HR Business Partner in Celebration, Florida

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

In this role, the Senior Manager, HR Business Partner contributes to and leads execution of human resources strategies and tactics to support the needs of Corporate functional groups. The Senior Manager will lead and facilitate all HR services for the client group she or he supports through collaboration with the clients, HR specialty groups and other HR business partners. He or she will serve as an expert consultant to business leaders on all talent matters, including organizational effectiveness, leader effectiveness, organizational design, learning needs/opportunities and conflict resolution.

Responsibilities :

  • Leads, develops and oversees a team of HRBP professionals in the delivery of core services to clients.

  • Establish and maintain an intimate understanding of the client organizations and the business, in the interest of building effective and productive working relationships with internal stakeholders and clients, at all levels of the organization.

  • Proactively assess business and organizational performance to recommend and drive action through a consultative, “influence without authority” approach.

  • Coach business leaders on HR policies and processes, including talent planning, learning and development, and performance management to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development.

  • Plan and lead organization design projects to streamline and implement new structures, roles and/or processes that create speed and efficiency and support rapidly shifting business demands.

  • Assess organizational performance systemically, defining talent gaps and proposing HR solutions that support client business objectives.

  • Coach business leaders on key organizational and management issues.

  • Plan and facilitate work sessions to develop business strategies (i.e. vision, mission, value, objectives) that help support organizational focus, efficiency, speed, and business results.

  • Develop and execute a lifecycle approach to talent management focused on forecasting, staffing, on-boarding, development, performance management, career / succession planning, talent movement and retention, leveraging rigorous workforce analytics and insights.

  • Collaborate with recruitment, with a strong focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and on building pipeline for future needs.

  • Use understanding of individual and organizational dynamics to facilitate talent movement into and throughout the organization.

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

  • Assess employee training and development needs based on business strategy in order to help close gaps between current and future skill sets.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7+ years of progressively responsible experience as an HR Business Partner in a dynamic environment, with specific experience in strategy development, organizational design, talent management and change management. Experience working with senior executives in an “influence-without-authority” role.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not always have a process or a system in place.

  • Ability to position self as credible (garner respect, act with integrity, keep commitments); proactive (have a point of view, challenge assumptions, take initiative); and a trusted thought-partner (build relationships, deliver results).

  • Independent work style, balancing the need for collaboration with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to balance business partnering skills with employee advocacy.

  • Possess both critical thinking capability and hands-on HR business plan implementation experience.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Management, Human Resources Management or related discipline.

Preferred Education :

  • MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred.

Job ID: 587265BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)