Vice President, Investigations & Employee Relations

Viacom   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Essential Duties:

  • Lead Viacom’s centralized employment investigations team including managing approach, systems, protocols, and reporting.
  • Lead internal investigations, in consultation with Legal, Compliance and/or other internal partners as applicable.
  • Document and communicate results of investigations to relevant stakeholders.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple investigations simultaneously.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with internal stakeholders such as HR Business Partners, Legal, and Compliance.
  • Handle investigations and Employee issues in a way that confirms and enhances Viacom’s culture of respect and trust.
  • Identify and report on trends and recommendations for systemic improvements and preventative measures (e.g. training).
  • Handle investigations and employee relations issues at the highest levels of the company, including C-suite.
  • Manage the Director of Investigations (a West Coast-based role).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in investigating employee relations matters.

Additional Qualifications

  • JD with a focus on investigating employment matters preferred.
  • Exceptional communication, including effective listening, and excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to express thoughts in a clear and concise manner while demonstrating tact and discretion in the most sensitive situations.
  • Experience collecting and synthesizing data sets and information from disparate sources.
  • Ability to independently drive multiple investigations to resolution and handle a large workload.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders inside the company.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and leadership skills.
  • Unrivaled attention to detail and consistent delivery of the highest quality of work.
  • Skilled at effectively managing and prioritizing escalations or business critical situations.
  • Experience as a people manager strongly preferred.