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Senior Vice President, Human Resources, CBS News & Digital

Company: Paramount
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

The SVP, Human Resources, CBS News & Digital will directly support Neeraj Khemlani, President, Co-Head, CBS News & TV Stations.

In this role, you will be a true partner to the leadership of the division and advise on all business decisions from a people lens, helping to effectively manage change.

The ideal candidate for this role will have both breadth and depth in all functional areas of HR and the ability to use a wide range of strategies to better support business operations. Building trust and influence with the leadership team will be critical, as will a fast-paced, data-driven and forward-thinking work style.We are seeking a strategic leader who understands our long-term vision and operates with a transformational approach around Human Resources and the broader business.


+ Serve as a key partner to divisional leadership, ensuring an effective connection with the broader organization; help them to develop followership and consensus for change.

+ Lead, develop and support an impactful HR team that can lead and drive change throughout the division; ensure the team is set up for success within Paramount.

+ Guide the Network News & Digital division through an ongoing organizational evolution from both business and HR standpoints; ensure Paramount continues to attract, retain and develop the best high-quality talent by bringing in best-in-class practices and updating current process to prioritize efficiency.

+ Devise a best-in-class people strategy that effectively links HR with business operations, becoming a true strategic function that is more modern and forward-thinking.

+ Partner with leadership to build an inclusive culture, including integrating DEI best practices into all people processes and coaching leaders and managers on daily behaviors.


+ 12+ years of Human Resources or relevant HR Business Partner Management experience

+ 5+ years of experience leading HR teams

+ BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience


+ Ability to collect and synthesize large quantities of quantitative and qualitative data

+ Ability to recognize trends and develop recommendations based on data analysis

+ Demonstrable track record of building dedication and trust among clients, peers, partners, and direct reports

+ Possesses strong communication skills and understands how to communicate large complex change

+ Holds extensive experience successfully driving an organizational transformation.

+ Demonstrable experience operating within a company with a complex workforce with a range of different employee types and styles

+ Experience in the media or news industries valued but not required

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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