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Manager, Employee Relations

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10075069 Emplacement New York, New York, États-Unis / Bristol, Connecticut, États-Unis Entreprise ESPN Date de publication 18/07/2024

Résumé du poste:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through using and developing innovative technology and opening up the boundaries to bring stories to life through our movies, interactive experiences and products, and media networks. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join our dedicated team at an outstanding time of innovation, growth, and excitement as part of the Employee Relations team that supports the Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology (DEET) and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) groups, and other organizations.

This key role is responsible for assisting the Employee Relations team with the establishment and management of employee relations activities according to established guidelines and Employee Relations standard processes. The Manager of Employee Relations will assist in building the ER function for the DEET and DTC organizations and will also provide clients with ER expertise and services, including conducting investigations, advising on ER issues, interpreting policies and practices, and responding to Administrative Agency and Guideline complaints. This role requires a sophisticated and innovative ER professional, who is a self-starter, with strong writing, analytical and problem solving skills, and is highly-skilled at leading investigations.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Strong issue spotting and analytical skills to enable intake of ER issues and cases.
  • Respond to employee concerns and complaints that violate Company policies by supporting the investigative team in conducting timely internal investigations independently or in conjunction with ER supervisors and HR Business Partners. Prepare written documentation of investigative findings and report out to partners.
  • Respond to Administrative Agency requests and charges.
  • Support the performance management process by providing general consultation, preparation of written warnings, performance improvement plans, coaching, key messaging and other related documents.
  • Act as a proactive consultant to the business by implementing strategies that include best practices through collaboration with Human Resource Business Partners (HRBP), Legal, Labor Relations, Security, Management Audit and Advisory and Assurance and other partners.
  • Support reduction in workforce efforts by partnering with HR Business Partners and Legal to work through the established process and assist with compiling documentation and summaries for senior management review.
  • Research and respond to HR Business Partners and employee inquiries regarding complex leave of absence scenarios (ability to analyze FMLA and other state leave laws).
  • Oversee efforts to work with applicable partners and employees to support the medical accommodation process through coaching, documentation and applicable follow up.
  • Partner with Learning & Development to enhance ER related training for managers/leaders and to provide key learning updates for HRBPs.
  • Assist with upkeep of ER database.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize key insights gleaned from ER data and analytics.
  • Proven ability to form relationships and partnerships to help establish ER department presence.
  • Oversee and facilitate in-person in-house compliance, and other ER-related trainings.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Minimum of 5 years Human Resources experience, or 4 years in Employee Relations, or 3 years in legal practice required.
  • In depth understanding of all aspects of employment and human resources related laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts and practices, including Title VII, ADA, ADAA and FMLA
  • The successful candidate will be proactive and will have outstanding listening skills, proven consultative skills, and the ability to assess sensitive and complex employee relations issues in a confidential, objective, and systematic manner.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated strong written/verbal communication and facilitation/presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated consultative, credibility assessment and investigative skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, lead and influence at all levels within the organization, and make decisions while keeping all partners and leaders informed.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and punctuation skills.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Education

  • JD strongly preferred


The hiring range for this position in New York is $132,100.00 - $172,900.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.


Sur ESPN:

Travailler à ESPN est une expérience incomparable. En effet, nous trouvons toujours de nouvelles façons d’interagir avec les fans, quelle que soit la manière et le lieu où ils se connectent avec le sport. Chaque jour, nous faisons ce que personne n’a fait auparavant, et ce dans une culture dynamique où nous prenons des risques et nous surpassons continuellement. Lorsque vous disposez des toutes dernières technologies, d’idées révolutionnaires et de talents de classe mondiale dans votre équipe, chaque jour est extraordinaire.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Streaming Operations LLC , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons ESPN.

Disney Streaming Operations LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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