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Vice President Human Resources


New York, NY, US, 10036

Human Resources
New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities:    

Paramount is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources to provide overall strategic human resources support for Paramount’s Ad Sales organization! The VP, Human Resources will partner closely with senior management in the ad sales organization. This position reports to SVP, Human Resources Paramount and will be based in New York.

The VP HR while liaising with SVP of Ad sales will provide HR leadership to employees as well as the Ad sales leadership senior management team, in collaboration with centers of excellence that sit within the Corporate HR function. They will provide a broad range of HR mentorship for achieving strategic objectives that include organization design and transformation, talent management, organizational efficiency, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, employee relations, compensation, and recruitment.

  • Lead the daily HR operation for ad sales, encouraging a progressive and proactive business impact driven human resources culture
  • Support the SVP of HR in 1. developing the people strategy for the ad sales division and 2. designing and implementation of strategic HR programs critical to the ad sales division and its vision
  • Support employee relations, performance management, talent acquisition, strategy, compliance, and other COE led initiatives.
  • Work with ad sales leaders across the company to identify future talent and implement differentiated development and retention strategies to meet business needs.
  • Provide mentoring to leadership, offering insight, feedback and a proactive plan regarding aligning the organization to achieve desired business results.
  • Provide resources, leadership and counsel regarding diversity and inclusion while working with Paramount's Corporation’s centralized Office of Global Inclusion.
  • We maintain a positive and productive work environment through effective employee relations practices. Advise and/or partner with in-house legal counsel as appropriate in order to optimally manage employee relations, contain problems, conduct investigations and address issues with employees.
  • Coordinate corporation wide initiatives in partnership with HR centers of excellence, including: incentives, bonus, stock, merit, performance management, training, and other types of corporation-wide programs.
  • Inculcate a data centric strategy for ad sales Human Resource’s function and team.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • At least 12 years of progressive Human Resources experience.
  • Prior experience working as a human resources business partner supporting a global sales function preferred.

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Extremely strong business insight and strong executive presence.
  • Ability to counsel and influence management and employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate successfully in a fast-paced, multi-tasking and dynamic organization along with significant influence/negotiation/mentor skills with senior-level corporate executives.
  • Knowledge and practical application of HR teams including employment and labor laws, employee relations, management and leadership development, performance management, organizational design, recruitment and compensation philosophies.
  • Successful demonstration of launching and implementing multiple HR programs.
  • Ideal candidate has experience working within a centralized HR function in a matrixed format.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment where time is of the essence!


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.



At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

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