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Director, Human Resources - Legal

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Human Resources - Legal

Jobid 23768-384451

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36660BR

**Job Title** Director, Human Resources - Legal

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Human Resources

**Posting Category** Human Resources

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Role Summary

Dynamic and exciting opportunity to provide overall human resources support for the NBCUniversal Legal organization. The role responsibilities and opportunities include partnership with members of the senior legal team, managing employee relations matters, compensation planning, performance management, staffing, and HR process coordination. The HR Director will provide direct HR Support to the NBCUniversal Corporate Legal organization and strategic HR partnership to business unit legal groups.


+ Serve as HR contact and provide generalist support for Corporate Legal community

+ Manage all day-to-day HR responsibilities, including: salary/bonus planning, staffing, on and off-boarding, and performance management

+ Partner closely with leadership to manage strategic initiatives for the corporate functions, including: employee engagement, retention, compensation/title analyses, employee relations matters, career development & diversity programs

+ Manage a team of 3 HR professionals in Universal City, CA and New York, NY. Provide general oversight of work, delegate projects and responsibilities to grow HR talent, and provide career guidance

+ Provide HR leadership to the Legal Function globally by driving development and movement within the function across the organization

+ Serve as primary HR contact for and partner with business HR Managers on all matters regarding the Legal Function in areas that include compensation and title equity, talent reviews and succession planning, staffing/recruitment and employee relations

+ Facilitate functional review of HR initiatives including merit planning, performance management, and succession planning

+ Mentor and provide guidance to Legal professionals related to their career development and goals. Build bench strength within the Functions by identifying training and development opportunities for talent throughout NBCUniversal

+ Act as liaison between clients and core staff functions by assisting with rolling out new company initiatives and communicating key HR-related standards and information


Basic Qualifications

+ BA/BS in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Management or related field

+ Minimum of 7 years of professional HR experienceEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be willing to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Musts be willing to travel up to 25% of the time to NBCUniversal locations

+ Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics

+ Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential data for employees

+ Able to handle multiple priorities and lead change

+ Project and process management skills, demonstrated track record of delivering results

+ Takes ownership; able to establish self as the ‘go-to’ HR point person for client organizations

+ Experience working in the media industry a plus

+ Strong sense of urgency and ability to drive initiatives from start to finish

+ Strong business acumen and business partnership with the ability to establish credibility and rapport with leaders

+ Demonstrated ability to assess people, lead change and manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced, matrixed environment

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills with client-support and consultative orientation

+ Excellent interpersonal skills that exudes confidence and executive presence

+ Proven influencer; demonstrated ability to coach and counsel both employees and executives

+ Significant experience in managing complex organizational issues

+ Team player

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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