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Senior HR Business Partner, SEA, NBCUniversal International

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior HR Business Partner, SEA, NBCUniversal International

Jobid 23768-390088

Location: Singapore, SGP

Description **Job Number** 37728BR

**Job Title** Senior HR Business Partner, SEA, NBCUniversal International

**Business Segment** 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.

**Country** Singapore

**State** - -

**City** Singapore


As a proactive member of the HR team for Asia Pacific and International, you will be actively supporting NBCU within Singapore and across the broader SEA region and our growing markets.

This role is specifically responsible for developing and driving the people strategies to support our Global Distribution, Networks and International businesses in Singapore and our emerging territories in South East Asia, including India and the Philippines.

Partnering with our senior leadership team, this role offers excellent visibility at the strategic level, whilst also requiring a highly competent, communicative, commercial and operational business partner.



• Partner with the business leaders in Singapore and across SEA, and VP, HR APAC to develop a proactive HR agenda that supports businesses growth plans and strategies; work as part of the SEA leadership team to take ownership and drive the overall success of the business. Ensure HR is fit for purpose and be able to proactively attract, develop and retain talent

• Partner closely with Talent Acquisition to ensure that NBCU continues to drive a competitive attraction strategy

• Build on NBCUniversal values/ culture and the implemented HR strategies and way of working to drive employee engagement and our employee value proposition

• Coach, develop and challenge Leaders on the execution of growth plans and on people leadership

• 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

• Support employee career journey and encourage cross business-functional-country moves within NBCUniversal

• Manage annual business cycles, including talent review, performance management, headcount planning & budget management in Singapore and across SEA territories

• Ensure successful delivery of HR work streams of strategic country projects and growth plans

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

• Build and maintain effective partnerships with specialist HR teams

• Assist with the delivery of training as required

• Coordinating HR communications across SEA region

• Partnering closely with CNBC HR Manager to drive “one Singapore” strategy for HR

• Drive the ethos of “Making NBCU a great place to work”


• Significant HR work experience in Singapore

• People management experience EHS experience, from a compliance, regulatory/HR perspective.

• Commercially aware; proven ability to translate commercial priorities into clear business plan

• Proven success in a matrixed environment and multiple P&L demands

• Demonstrated track record on HR forward thinking

• Degree level qualification and/or HR qualification

• Demonstrated solid experience of employment law and regulation in Singapore with exposure and understanding of other SEA countries such as India.

• Fluent in English

• This is a Singapore based role

• Some Travel required, 10% of the time.


• HR Management expertise (5+ years solid experience in business partnering )

• Comprehensive country specific labour law knowledge

• Outcome oriented; hands on and can do attitude

• Strong relationship builder; effective across all levels within and outside the organisation

• Project Management skills; able to manage projects across businesses

• People Management; demonstrable experience in inspiring others

• Creative problem solver; able to see around a commercial problem to come up with a creative HR solution

• Ability to deal with a high pressure environment and deliver to tight deadlines

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to 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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