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(Sr.) Manager, HR Business Partner

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Job Title: (Sr.) Manager, HR Business Partner
Reporting To: Vice President, HR
Department: HR
Location: Foster City, CA 

Your Mission

Provide Human Resources leadership across all HR functions (compensation & benefits, employee relations, employee engagement, organizational design and change, communications, performance management, career development) to the studio.
  • Partner with leadership to identify Studio’s needs, and build HR strategies to support those needs, including identifying most effective organization structure, organization and individual’s capability needs and resource needs, employee retention and engagement
  • Collaborate with leadership to ensure the studio is being proactive on engaging and retaining the Studio's talent
  • Identify capability gaps, areas for training & development and provide recommendations/resources
  • Manage performance management process, including training to managers on an as needed basis
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for organizational change, help set direction and provide appropriate resources
  • Monitor and ensure company compliance with changing employment laws
  • Partner closely with talent acquisition to develop and execute recruitment strategies for key talent
  • Facilitate employee inductions and onboarding
  • Coaching managers on employee relations matters
  • Collaborate with leadership to work on global initiatives
  • Manage one HR Coordinator and provide guidance on projects
  • Manage other special projects on an as needed basis

Player Profile
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Previous experience successfully operating as a strategic HR professional and business partner
  • 5 to 7 years in progressively responsible HR roles, preferably in a high-tech and creative environment; entertainment industry is a plus
  • Strong conflict resolution, influencing, decision making, and communication skills
  • Creative, resourceful problem-solver
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and achievement orientated
  • Proven success utilizing employee attraction, engagement, and retention strategies
  • A strong ability to influence people and decisions
  • Ability to excel in an ever-changing environment
  • Proactive and a problem-solving orientation

Your Platform

Sledgehammer Games was founded with a singular goal:  Achieve Excellence. We have a state-of-the-art facility, an industry leading development team, and a studio culture built to promote and support world class game developers.  We are actively recruiting top talent for our Call of Duty® development team.  If you are passionate and driven to do your best work and have a desire to work on the most successful FPS franchise in the history of video games, please apply online.

Come take a closer look at our studio, our culture, and some of the worldwide press for our latest Call of Duty® game at www.sledgehammergames.com.

Our World 

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

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