Warner Bros. Discovery
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Sr Manager, DEI Business Partner, North America

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Employer Provided Salary: 109,900-204,100 Annually
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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are...
When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next...
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Your New Role
The Sr. Manager, DEI Business Partner (Sr. Manager, DEI BP) will oversee the operationalizing of DEI efforts in the North America region. Reporting to the Director, DEI North America, the Sr. Manager, DEI BP will be responsible for partnering with business units across the organization to activate the delivery of the DEI strategy and will partner with the global DEI team to interpret activity at a local level, as needed. The Sr. Manager, DEI BP will work in partnership with business, the broader DEI team, and local People & Culture (P&C) colleagues to embed systems change approach to DEI at WBD with a focus on recruitment, retention, progression, performance management, leadership development, and employee engagement. This role will partner closely with all areas of the business, specifically with the broader DE&I community, P&C Partners, Business Leaders, Business Resource Groups, Communications, and Legal.
Your Role Accountabilities

  • Collaborate on the design and implementation of the DEI vision and strategy for the North America region, and in support of the DEI Commitments that stem from the Business and Creative Councils.
  • Partner with local leaders, P&C, Legal and Comms to manage the change and transformation needs required to implement our DEI approach with a systems lens and evidence-based approach.
  • Collaborate with the P&C team to ensure effective DEI practices are embedded into every phase of the talent and development lifecycles, to support the development of diverse talent.
  • Lead the activation of DEI programmatic efforts to build leadership capability and advance talent within local budget recommendations (i.e. mentoring/coaching/sponsorship programs, inclusive leadership or fellowship programs, etc.)
  • Design and deliver DEI training/learning programs.
  • Build partner team relationships and/or programs to influence systemic change in our practices to support recruitment, retention, and development of underrepresented talent.
  • Drive the thought leadership and create a body of centralized resources for use across our workforce.
  • Partner with L&D and other teams on the successful delivery of DEI-related capability training, as needed.
  • Other projects as assigned by the Director, DEI BP or GVP.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience, preferred in the area of workplace diversity, equity, inclusion, and culture.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience, preferred with managing organizational diversity initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications along with presentation skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Must be self-initiating, exercise good judgment, and be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness managing diverse stakeholders including but not limited to executives, BRG members, external vendors and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate metrics, research, and trends into strategy.
  • Proven influencing and relationship building skills with internal and external partners and people from various backgrounds and cultures.
  • Passion for DEI and creating a sense of belonging in the workplace.
  • Great communicator who can quickly build trust and strong working relationships with internal and external partners and vendors.
  • Curiosity and willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current DEI needs.
  • Desire to drive change; demonstrated ability to be highly organized, and strong strategy and execution capabilities.
  • Able and willing to occasionally travel to events within the local region and other WBD offices within North America.

How We Get Things Done...
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at [email protected].
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $109,900.00 - $204,100.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Warner Bros. Discovery Benefits Overview

Warner Bros Discovery offers a comprehensive set of benefits and perks to support employees in their personal and professional lives. Some program highlights include:

• Local medical, dental, and vision programs in many countries around the world.
• On-site wellness and fitness centers across several of our office locations.
• Family support programs. In the U.S., additional services include on-site childcare in certain offices, backup childcare services, family caregiver leave, adoption, surrogacy, and cryopreservation assistance, and more.
• Tools and resources to support the mental wellbeing of our employees and their dependents, including mental health counselors and 24/7 access to free, confidential support through our Employee Assistance Program administrators.
• Products and services to support financial wellbeing including financial planning tools, and a 401(k) savings plan in the U.S.
• Flexible work arrangements around the globe, allowing employees to better balance work and personal commitments.
• Global learning, leadership & organization programs to inspire, equip, and empower our people to thrive. These programs and resources are accessible to everyone at whatever stage they are in their career.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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