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HR Director, UK (Maternity Cover)

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title HR Director, UK (Maternity Cover)

Jobid 23768-383713

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 36534BR

**Job Title** HR Director, UK (Maternity Cover)

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International Corporate

**Posting Category** Human Resources

**About Us** NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the US and Canada include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations. The company is led by Kevin MacLellan, Chairman. MacLellan is responsible for oversight of all NBCUniversal International’s businesses, as well as identifying and executing international growth opportunities for both NBCUniversal and Comcast Corporation. With more than 2,200 employees across 34 countries, NBCUniversal’s international portfolio consists of international channels delivering quality content to 176 territories across EMEA, Latin America and Asia; television production labels in both UK and Australia; a library of 4,000 feature films and 75,000 TV episodes for international television distribution; direct film distribution operations in 11 countries; direct home entertainment distribution operations in 7 countries with licensee relationships covering approximately 55 additional territories; CNBC International, which broadcasts across EMEA and APAC; Parks & Resorts operated through license agreements in Singapore and Japan; and an international NBC News team based in London. 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 Kingdom

**State/Province** - -

**City** London


This role is a pivotal position within the EMEA Regional Hub covering the UK market for the Distribution and Networks business. This role will play a critical part in evolving the way we operate today by supporting the country HR model within this region as well as taking the Commercial HR partnership and NBCU employee experience in country to the next level.


This role is responsible for creating and implementing the people agenda to

support NBCUniversal in the UK and its Networks and Distribution

businesses and people priorities and interests.



• Partner with the Distribution and Networks NBCUniversal Leaders in the UK to develop an HR agenda that supports the businesses growth plans and strategies for the region, work as part of the business leadership teams to take ownership and drive the overall success of the businesses. Ensure the HR is fit for purpose and be able to proactively attract, develop and retain talent.

• Coach, develop and challenge the NBCU Leaders on the execution of growth plans and on people leadership / agenda.

• Provide in country expertise as well as being able to be forward thinking as well as operational for the full scope of HR functions including employee relations, talent acquisition, reward, employee engagement and organizational design and change

• Manage annual business cycles, including talent review, performance management, headcount planning & budget management in the UK.

• Ensure successful delivery of HR workstreams of strategic global / international or regional projects and growth plans

• Contribute to broader regional HR agenda for NBCUniversal EMEA; active participant and collaborator within the EMEA HR team

• Build and maintain effective partnerships with specialist HR teams;


• Highly experienced, capable and commercially driven individual with a proven ability to deliver the HR People Agenda within a multi business and multi country environment.

• Extensive and diverse HR experience across a wide variety of business and specialist roles and locations.

• Demonstrated solid experience of employment law and regulation within UK.

• Ability to work at all level & have sufficient stature to be an ambassador of NBCU / HR in EMEA

• Ability to navigate through a complex matrix business and provide the appropriate partnership and support to Senior Stakeholders Strong People management skills with the ability and experience to evolve a team to a new way of operating moving forward..

• Outstanding influencing skills with the ability to identify and translate key priorities and strategies into a deliverable framework which your team will execute in the most efficient and streamlined way.

• Excellent relationship and communication skills and be able to adapt between the cultural nuances of areas/businesses within your remit.

• Ability to collaborate and work in conjunction with HR colleagues and peers globally to deliver.

• Intellectually curious and willing to challenge the status quo by providing solutions that continue to drive and improve efficiencies for the business.

• Experience of leading a HR team with a proven ability to motivate, develop and engage your team.

• Fluent in English

• Able to work in UK

Qualifications/ Requirements

• Degree level business qualification.

• Extensive professional HR experience with global exposure.

• Flexibility with required schedule and travel demands.

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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