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Manager, P&C Transformation & Org Effectiveness

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role

The People & Culture (P&C) Transformation & Org Effectiveness team help define & deliver large scale transformation programmes & initiatives across the globe to enable delivery of the P&C strategy and support the organizational strategy. The team works with People & Culture leaders to help shape, deliver and implement P&C transformation initiatives enabling operational efficiencies, cost optimization, business process improvement and automation to deliver return on investment.

Warner Bros. Discovery seeks a project manager to join the P&C Transformation & Org Effectiveness Team and support the day-to-day delivery of cross functional People & Culture activities for a large-scale global initiative involving the transitioning of corporate functions to our WBD capability centers.

This role will be instrumental in bringing strategy, planning and rigour using defined processes, tools and templates to support the delivery of cross functional P&C activities to meet capability center hiring and transition plans. The project manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating daily project activities across multiple stakeholders within P&C and the Global Business Services Transition team who lead the overall initiative.

Your Role Accountabilities

Planning and Deliverables

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the plan that relates to P&C related activities during transition of a Function
  • Partner with the Global Business Services Transition team on development of the transition timeline for P&C activities to meet project objectives across multiple Functions
  • Develop detailed P&C plans for each impacted Function including P&C Partners, Total Reward and Talent Acquisition activities required to deliver the initiative and align all stakeholders to the plan
  • Support creation of the function-specific master position list for P&C Partners (Functional and Country based), Total Reward, Talent Acquistion to be able to collaborate on cross functional activities e.g. levelling and pricing of roles, career site posting of roles and target hire dates.
  • Initiate global comp review with Comp, Transition and P&C Partners and ensure any queries raised by Total Reward, TA, Local P&C partners and Finance, relating to the function's roles are raised to the appropriate P&C stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Work in partnership with the Talent Acquisition team and ensure roles are posted on time and kick off meetings with hiring managers have been diarized, as well as weekly recruitment progress calls
  • Provide support to the Talent Acquisition team in gathering and sharing market and candidate data when a Compensation Review is being requested
  • Chair review calls with cross functional P&C stakeholders and Total Reward for any positions that require comp review (pay ranges/title changes/banding)
  • Chair Senior P&C Partner meetings and prepare presentation for providing regular updates to the senior stakeholder group and manage coordination of group to complete actions.

Reporting

  • Provide PMO support at the weekly recruitment progress calls, update functional P&C Partner of any risks and issues that need to be mitigated
  • Highlight roles that are proving to be challenging to fill in capability center location and bring to the attention of P&C for discussion with the business /leadership
  • Monitor and pull Tableau extracts by Location and Function; prepare Excel recruitment progress trackers for Talent Acquisition and Transition teams
  • Prepare weekly status report by function and location, summarizing cross functional P&C status updates e.g. roles with Total Reward for pricing and recruitment stats, including risks and issues.
  • Support the Head of Talent Aquisition International with future hiring requirements by partnering with the transition team to understand what functions and roles are being transitioned ahead of time.
  • Support the Head of Transformation and Strategy, Global Business Services with Recruitment Dashboard compilation by Function on recruitment activity and progress against key activities
  • Share progress reports and detailed updates to Transition Team

People Management

  • Support hiring activity for Analyst role in team
  • Monitor employee work and provide guidance
  • Provide daily work direction and feedback to the team

Qualifications & Experience

  • Project Management & Delivery: Proven track record of delivering significant and complex projects using sound project management techniques. Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks concurrently, prioritizing and delegating effectively.
  • Stakeholder Management: Ability to quickly build robust relationships with stakeholders and to effectively influence others and manage conflict. Experience in delivering change across complex, matrixed environments.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, delivering complex messages and concepts in a clear and engaging way, tailoring their communication style effectively to their audience.
  • Organisation: Strong organizational skills with the ability to implement PMO processes and operating practices that minimize risk and drive efficiency.
  • Attention to Detail: Ability to drill down into the detail to ensure plans, activities and deliverables are robust and high quality standards are met
  • Technical Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, particularly with MS PPT and MS Excel. Experience of Tableau and Smartsheet preferred but not essential.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven year’s experience in the HR industry. A Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification may be advantageous
  • Knowledge: A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Administration, or related field and/or a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification may be advantageous

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.