ViacomCBS Streaming

Human Resources Generalist

4 days agoNew York, NY

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities:

We are looking for an organized, energized, and relatable HR Generalist to join our fast-paced HR Business Partner team. The HR Generalist serves as a key resource for employees and the HR team with day to day needs and problem solving. If you are looking to further your career in Human Resources, come work and learn with us!

  • Provide broad HRBP support to network news employees across various shows including 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and CBS Mornings. Run day to day point for the Weekend News and See It Now Studios teams
  • Serve as a point of contact for employees; answer routine process and policy questions, and help employees navigate all aspects of HR
  • Work closely with people managers and staff through all aspects of the employee lifecycle from onboarding to offboarding and assessing exit trends
  • Partner with managers on performance management and mentoring conversations with employees. Manage employee relations matters, working with employment law, labor, and our central investigation teams as needed. Be responsible for full cycle processes through to resolution and documentation
  • Partner with and support senior HR Business Partners to drive the team's talent strategy and organizational change initiatives
  • Support in the delivery of HR programs and processes related to workforce planning, employee engagement, performance reviews, promotion process, talent development, and overall talent management
  • Collaborate with HR Generalists, HR Operations, and other cross-functional team members to develop processes and iterate existing ones to create greater efficiency
  • Run ad-hoc and regular reports (headcount, terminations, performance review completion, employee survey participation, DEI, etc.) Prepare and maintain employee census and other ad hoc reports and metrics. Work with VP on diversity reporting for leaders; strategize and implement critical D&I initiatives
  • Handle internal movement, departures, and headcount changes working alongside cross functional partners
  • Administer employee changes in HR systems in partnership with HRIS Team
  • Remain up to date on local employment legislation and compliance
  • Assist with the ideation, planning, and execution of employee engagement activities
  • Stay abreast of trends related to the Human Resources discipline; pursue and attend training courses and other learning opportunities to keep skills current
  • Support team with ad hoc projects. Handle other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-3 years of HR experience meeting fast paced employee or client needs
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Additional Qualifications:
  • Highly responsive, "customer service" minded professional who works well in a team environment
  • Exceptional initiative, follow-through, and attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills; able to communicate with all levels of staff (written and oral)
  • Extremely flexible, composed individual who builds trust and instills confidence
  • Possess a natural, yet professional ease at working with and relating to the needs of employees in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Proven ability to handle extremely confidential information, act with integrity and use discretion
  • Ability to multi-task and balance numerous priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Naturally curious, self-starter; able to work and seek out answers/resources independently
  • Ability and willingness to handle operational and administrative duties
  • Experience with HR information systems and reporting software
  • Passionate about learning and delivering innovative, transformational HR support
Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: CBS-31917

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