Fox Networks Group is seeking a Vice President to provide human resources support and counsel to TCFTV, FOX21, and 20th Television client groups. This position oversees the alignment of HR strategy with business objectives across designated client business units, and acts as a trusted advisor to clients at all levels, including senior management, providing guidance, constructive feedback and strategic solutions. Additional responsibilities include delivering efficient HR services including interpreting and applying HR policies; contract negotiations; performance management; organizational and management development; employee relations; employee coaching; headcount/budget analysis; and providing support to TV productions including facilitating PHDR trainings and union updates.
Partner with business unit management to align HR strategy to business objectives; coach, counsel and provide strategic solutions for all client issues; support staff development and employee management; handle employee relations situations and performance management; interpret and apply HR policies; and oversee HR procedures, including providing supervision and guidance to department HR Coordinator.
Oversee and manage all aspects of the employee life-cycle, including recruitment, onboarding, promotions, job changes, leaves of absence, relocations, immigration issues, terminations, and the exit process.
Collaborate with SVP and Compensation on contract recommendations and negotiations across client groups.
Partner with client group and Compensation on annual bonus and salary planning processes; salary recommendations for new hires, promotions and equity adjustments; and usage of X-Award spot bonus program to reward strong performers.
Partner with Organizational Development & Training to analyze needs of business unit, including identifying training needs for the group as well as individual executive coaching needs.
Provide guidance and support to management on re-orgs/restructures and acquisitions.
Manage annual performance review process, including reviewing all performance reviews and counseling management on effective ways to evaluate and communicate job performance to employee.
Partner with client group and Legal as needed on hiring Independent Contractors and freelancers, including reviewing and determining proper classification.
Partner with client group and Finance on headcount, budgets, restructures, freelance and temp costs, and strategic planning of new business growth.
Handle special projects as needed.
Bachelor Degree in Business Admin or HR certification a plus.
Seeking 10+ years HR experience including experience in a supervisory/manager role. Entertainment a plus.
Comprehensive knowledge of HR practices, policies and California employment law.
TV Production Experience strongly preferred.
Experience with unions a plus.
Outstanding interpersonal skills, both written and verbal required.
Critical problem solving skills required. Must be a strategic thinker who effectively communicates point of view.
Comprehensive budget knowledge.
Familiarity with HR systems (e.g. Workday) and proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio.
Skilled at establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and HR teams.
Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently.
Ability to demonstrate business savvy of the industry and business units.
Recognizes and respects highly confidential information and handle sensitive situations with confidence.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a sense of urgency while remaining calms and focused during busy times.
Must be detail oriented and possess strong multi-tasking skills.
Ability to identify work priorities and requirements completing projects on time.
Skilled in establishing on-going relations of trust and understanding with all employees; understand and support employee needs in a proactive manner.
Must possess strong service orientation; strong teamwork skills; organization and follow up skills.
Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create, program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.