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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Job ID 184129 Date posted 03/02/2018 Location Orlando, Florida Apply


We are looking for professionals who have a futurist view, think on their feet, and focus their efforts on strategic programs with the greatest potential for positive impact.

The Senior HR Business Partner serves as an influential people partner, advising clients in one or more business units, key solutions and/or functions. The Senior HR Business Partner plays a key role in developing and implementing the HR strategy and programs in support of short-term and long-term business goals with the overall goal of attracting, retaining, and developing the best talent.

What You Get to Do
• Develop and lead people strategy opportunities and choices to compete and succeed. Collaborate with and influence senior leaders to prioritize strategic people priorities and solutions that accelerate the achievement of business priorities through talent management, diversity and inclusion, rewards and recognition, and organizational effectiveness.
• Design and create the organization that will deliver business success. Proactively challenge the established organization structure of the client unit to drive superior performance. Using expertise as the HR architect, enable the business to be successful by creating a fit for the future organization that delivers organizational effectiveness through structure, process, value stream, reward and recognition and management mechanisms.
• Create the culture that enables the business to be successful. Develop and drive the employee engagement strategy to help make Cox Media Group the very best place to be. Be the cultural enabler for your business. Establish and maintain relationships through an environment that fosters communication and collaboration. Promote and focus a culture and environment that is productive, open and empowering and coach others to behave in line with our management and leadership principles.
• Resource the organization to enable current and future success. Develop and execute resourcing and talent strategy for market/business/function that ensures we have the right people in the right place at the right time. Build capability to ensure long term success.
• Interpret data insightfully and generate original insights for strategic talent priorities. Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to solve problems and drive continuous improvement of talent priorities. Be an insight advocate that reviews external data and trends and provides relevant insight back into the business. Creating winning solutions to keep the business ahead of the competition.
• Deliver better, quicker results through the expertise, resources and connections of your network. Work collaboratively with Cox Media Group’s Centers of Excellence to optimize the effectiveness of the business. Be the influencer for the rest of Human Resources, ensuring market/business/function receives the best support to support the delivery of the business and people strategies.
• Anticipate and respond to changing business needs. Influence lasting change in assigned businesses by serving as a change advocate on companywide strategies and initiatives.
• Serve as a change agent and champion for the rollout of company-wide talent-related strategies and initiatives that support the success of the organization’s growth and reinforce a collaborative, aligned, and engaged culture.
• Consult proactively with peers and business leaders in order to create strategies specific to their business that will minimize risk related to hiring, retention, employee relations, bench-building, etc.
• Ensure that HR processes are implemented and managed in a consistent, measurable and effective manner.
• Partner with business leaders in the planning and conducting of business meetings, talent reviews, strategic plans, workforce planning, analysis of HR measures, etc.; ensure HR objectives are shared and delivered in concert with business operating objectives.

Critical Competencies:

• Leadership
• Taking Initiative
• Talent and Resourcing acumen
• Change leadership including OD
• Cultural Enabler
• Decision making
• Relationship building
• Emotional intelligence
• Insights Advocate
• Impact and Influencing
• Strategic Thinker


Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in business, HR related field required
• 8+ years progressive experience in HR disciplines with a strategic focus or equivalent experience
• Experience working with, coaching, and influencing senior leaders
• Proven experience in a leadership role in a growing, evolving organization
• Strong HR and business acumen, including problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and self-initiative
• Media industry experience a plus
• Ability to work in a geographically dispersed and matrixed organization
• Must have the ability to diagnose a problem and identify and drive appropriate solutions
• Flexibility to travel approximately 15%

Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando-4192 John Young Pkwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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