Director, Human Resources - CBS Sports.com

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Ref#: 27932
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. 

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Description:
We are seeking a Director, Human Resources to support our CBS Sports Digital property, primarily based out of New York, Fort Lauderdale, and Nashville. If you are an innovative HR Professional then CBS Interactive is the place to grow your HR career!

The Director will support several different client groups (400+ employees) and assist on a variety of projects.  This role is responsible for a diverse array of HR activities related to the entire employee lifecycle. The role will also manage an HR Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL, who supports many of our Sports clients.

Key Functions:
Engage as a member of the BU leadership team, provide consulting expertise and apply best practices on issues including but not limited to organizational design, performance management, leadership development and coaching, succession planning, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, HR operations (including compensation, HRIS and benefits), and employee relations

Build effective partnerships with business unit management to maintain and continue building a culture of innovation and performance excellence

Drive organizational capability through assessing talent, identifying competency gaps, executing on succession plans, and the strategic movement of people

Translate business priorities into actionable short and long term staffing plans while partnering with Talent Acquisition to recruit, select and hire top talent

Assist leaders in understanding organizational interdependencies of current workforce trends by using data to determine and recommend the appropriate implementation of people strategies

Work collaboratively as a member of the HR team and continually innovate by improving HR processes, tweaking existing programs or introducing new initiatives to drive the right business outcomes

Understand and apply the broad perspective of the business strategy back to the HR team to ensure alignment and high client relevancy of HR initiatives and programs implemented within CBS Interactive

Provide guidance and solutions on matters related to employee performance and team effectiveness while offering feedback on style and leadership behaviors to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and drive retention

Administer corporate wide initiatives designed to assess and recognize performance through bonus, stock, merit, employee reviews and other types of programs
Qualifications:
Strong functional HR knowledge, well versed in disciplines of the HR function and current in emerging talent practices and developments
Proven track record of successfully working at all levels of the organization, demonstrating influence and client consulting skills with employees, managers and senior leadership
Ability to understand complex business issues and develop HR initiatives/actions to support broad business strategies
High sense of urgency and initiative; able to proactively anticipate issues while providing viable, alternative solutions to the business
Strong interpersonal and communication abilities; skilled in communicating with diverse clients, both 1:1 and in large groups
Courage and confidence when tacking tough coaching situations while maintaining trusting client relationship
Ability to work in a matrixed environment; strong collaboration skills with peers and corporate HR partners
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and statutes which govern policies and practices of hiring, compensation and benefits and general employment
Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and fun environment
Bachelor Degree
A minimum of 4 years of direct HR business partner experience
Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:
Experience working in the tech industry
Experience working in the Consumer Technology, Gaming or Digital Media industries a plus
International experience a plus
Masters degree in HR related field

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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