Viacom International Media Networks (MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central)

(Senior) HR Manager (f/m) - Berlin

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Active since 19-04-2018 Job category Human Resources
Location Berlin Level Professional
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 40 Salary -

Why Viacom International Media Networks? Sure, you will have challenging tasks, responsibilities and freedom for your ideas, just like in other companies. But at Viacom you’re not only contributing your Know How, but your individual passion. Since we all share a love for great stories, we have gathered the best storytellers and committed ourselves to bringing the best possible stories to our audience. Whether you are working for MTV, VIVA, COMEDY CENTRAL or NICKELODEON, you will have the opportunity to discover your true talent in an innovative environment and write your own story. We are looking for diverse talents – whether you are a newcomer or a professional - to help expand our content across all platforms from TV to Web.

For our Berlin HR team, responsible for Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA), we are looking, initially limited to 15 months starting July 2018 as a parental cover for an:

(Senior) HR Manager (f/m)

The HR team is responsible for all people related aspects of our organization and acts as strategic business partner for our business leaders. Our mission is to enable managers in taking the best possible care of their teams while making smart business decisions in a rapidly changing environment. To do so, we support our stakeholders with guidance, frameworks and consulting in all people-related matters. We also ensure smooth administrative processes, work closely with Office Services and foster initiatives around employee engagement. The region GSA is reporting to our Cluster Southern Wester Europe, Middle East and Africa (SWEMEA).

Just the right job for you:

  • Serve as the primary HR business partner with client responsibility in terms of general Human Resources Management
  • Ensure coordination of HR strategies and processes across the organization in close cooperation with our SWEMEA Headquarter, e.g. headcount planning & reporting and Learning & Development strategy
  • Manage all day-to-day HR issues or concerns, working directly with (senior) managers and employees to achieve resolutions
  • In close cooperation with SWEMEA HR, oversee and implement initiatives, tools and processes designed to improve performance, productivity, employee satisfaction and business results
  • Improve employer branding: increase visibility and activities of recruitment activities, attract and develop talent
  • Implement and coordinate organizational development and change initiatives in alignment with SWEMEA HR
  • Cooperate constructively and closely with our works council
  • Manage compensation and benefit processes and oversee the monthly payroll
  • Close cooperation with Office Services regarding health & safety measurements and duties

That’s why we want you:

  • Bachelor or master degree in human resources, organizational development, labor law or related area
  • At least 5 years professional experience in a generalist HR function, ideally in an international corporation
  • Extensive knowledge in all areas of modern human resource management (Change Management, Compensation and Benefits, German labor law, Learning & Development, Recruitment)
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust, influence the environment and implement HR initiatives
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with senior management, supervisors and employees
  • Analytical thinking, solution oriented, clear and structured yet empathic communication style
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English as well as German
  • A team player with interest in our brands and a great sense of humor


  • You work in Friedrichshain, one of the hotspots in downtown Berlin, in a centrally located office
  • In addition to your salary, you get a monthly benefit card
  • Free access to including a variety of online trainings
  • Several company discounts and various seasonal initiatives

Sounds just like you? Then this job will suit you perfectly. Send us your application and let us know your earliest possible starting date via webpage Questions? Send them to Antonia Latta

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Human Resources
Industry / Industries Entertainment
Region Germany

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Name Antonia Latta