The Walt Disney Company Director, HR Business Partner in New York, New York

BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

Sitting at the intersection of our Business and Human Resources, this Director, HR Business Partner is responsible for driving business strategies, shaping the employee experience, and fostering leadership success for our technology organization. This individual will sit on the HRLT and will influence teams of HR and business leaders to build and execute plans to drive individual, team, and organization change. This executive will work directly with the Technology organization and in particular the senior Tech leaders at BAMTECH to build their people strategies to drive business value and have high employee and leader impact. S/he must enjoying working in a fast paced, nimble and creative organization that is passionate about technology. A passion for creating diverse teams and inclusive environments is a must.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated human capital strategy that proactively addresses all major HR areas; talent acquisition, organization development, performance management, talent planning and career development, leadership development, employee communications, compensation and rewards, learning, etc.

  • Provide contemporary and value added human resources business delivery; with both high touch, client focused internal consulting, strong metric driven service and transaction support components.

  • Provide expert advice and counsel to leaders on all organization and human resources issues

  • Personally lead all organization and HR initiatives

  • Lead peers across the company when common functional talent strategies are developed and executed by Corporate leaders

  • Lead the implementation of all key company-wide human capital platform projects; e.g. learning platform, performance management and talent planning for client groups

  • In partnership with Talent Acquisition team, develops the internal and external recruitment and planning strategies to meet needs of various corporate organizations

  • Leads the development of the training/development strategies to close skill “gaps” between current and future skill sets and competencies.

  • Leads the development and alignment of key human resources practices to help drive business results.

  • Partners with leadership in aligning all human resources systems to drive desired business results.

  • Leverages the Corporate HR groups, proactively partners with broader HR team to share best practices, HR strategy / delivery.

  • Manages and directs external consultants and resources in all change management and human resources strategies and activities.

  • Establishes key metrics to drive measure and reinforce high service levels and internal consulting deliverables from the human resources function and to also measure the success of human capital strategies.

  • Leads ongoing succession and development planning for the client groups in partnership with VP Corporate HR

  • Conducts ongoing reviews of the assigned organization’s organizational design and proposes changes to enhance operations

  • Develops and administers employee performance management programs, plans and advises the assigned organization’s management in the carrying out of performance management and employee development plans

  • Consults with the assigned organization’s management in aligning performance management and reward recommendations

  • Provides ongoing performance coaching and feedback to the assigned organization’s leaders regarding issues of managerial style, communications, and employee and peer interactions

  • Interviews candidates for key operational or leadership roles within the assigned organization

Basic Qualifications :

  • 10 plus years in increasingly responsible Human Resources roles including direct involvement with senior business executives in high growth, entrepreneurial business environments; preferably with consumer oriented/technology based companies.

  • Significant experience and proven track record in organizational development and change management processes

  • Experience at building a strong, contemporary and value added HR team

  • Previous experience in large scale organizational transformations

  • Strong experience in the creation and execution of communication strategies

  • Global (international) human resources background.

  • Track record of influencing executives, mid-level and senior management

  • Possesses both strategic thinking capability and “hands on” HR plan implementation experience

  • Strong influence, interpersonal skills and overall leadership capability

  • Strong conceptual ability coupled with a proven track record of implementing HR and organization initiatives.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws pertaining to the employment relationship

Preferred Qualifications :

  • MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred

  • Experience working in a “start-up” environment

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Human Resources Management or a related discipline

Company Overview :

BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

Job ID: 531776BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)