Production HRBP - UK

Netflix

Netflix

People & HR
London, UK
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
The Role
The Production HRBP is a unique role working to support Netflix Original Productions across our Series, Features, and Non-Fiction slates in EMEA. Working with on set Talent the role of the Production HR team is to provide thought partnership to production leadership (Directors, Line Producer, UPM, HODs, Showrunners) to bring the most respectful production experience to our writers, cast, crew, and post teams working on Netflix productions across EMEA. We support throughout the lifecycle of production from greenlight to launch and everything in between.
The ideal candidate will be flexible, and focused, with a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to thrive in a nontraditional and fast-paced environment. This role doesn’t come with a manual and requires a lot of strong judgment and decision making as well as the ability to build credible relationships quickly. Reporting to the HR Director - Studio, EMEA this role will be based in London with regular visits to productions within the UK and further afield where necessary.
The Production HRBP will work closely with internal teams such as Content, Production, Safety, Security, Employment Legal, Production Finance, and Business Affairs to provide support to production stakeholders that include executive producers, line producers, heads of department, cast, and crew.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought partnership and coaching to on-set Leadership and Talent.
  • Facilitate in-person training sessions for production leadership, cast, and crew.
  • Provide guidance and coaching around questions related to employment; including benefits, payroll, recruitment, onboarding, policies, compliance
  • Work closely with cross-functional partners to provide guidance and recommendations around labour standards.
  • Partner with productions and internal executives (Labor Relations & Employment Legal) to manage ER-related issues that may arise on set - including performance, discrimination, and harassment.
  • Work closely with Labour Relations on union related matters; including grievances and terminations
  • Support internal Production teams seeking ways to create operational excellence, coaching talent and creating training solutions for our titles
  • Lead on Production HR related projects and partner with internal groups on cross-functional projects, designed to utilise technology, sync practices across teams and maximize efficiency
  • Embody our culture through behavior and interactions
  • Invite and promote constructive and ongoing feedback

Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a HR Manager/ senior Advisor level role in, or around the Production environment either within a Studio, broadcaster or the entertainment industry
  • Experience with developing and delivering training programmes
  • Experience of dealing with employee relations issues
  • A collaborative style with the ability to influence others into action and to think creatively about solutions
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance without needing to lean on policy and procedure.
  • The ability to communicate confidently, succinctly and logically both verbally and in writing
  • Flexibility, tenacity and curiosity
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.