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Are you an experienced Human Resources Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity? If so, come and join our outstanding team at Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity, and difficulty to improve the employee and player experience.

What You’ll Do:

  • Serve as a HRBP to the game development organization by helping to build encouraging and innovative HR programs to suit the team’s initiatives

  • This includes a strategic focus on talent development, succession and pipeline planning, performance and total rewards management, team development, and organizational design, effectiveness, policy interpretation and application, staffing models, talent capabilities, career progression initiatives and training

  • Deliver a human capital plan driven by the annual and long-range plans of the company, translating product development requirements into effective and modern people initiatives that work within a creative environment

  • Provide experienced talent and HR mentorship to leaders and staff on all people issues, including talent strategy, organization design, talent attraction and selection, performance efficiency and employee relations

  • Assess the organization’s culture to ensure alignment with our core values

  • Serve as expert coach to leaders on a variety of actions to enable continual growth, dedication and team effectiveness

  • Proactively identifies problem areas and proposes solutions, both within the team being supported and within HR as a whole

  • Implement human resources policies and support compliance with legal regulations

  • Participate in strategy sessions with the HR team on policy, and HR practices

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of complex experience in Human Resources Business Partner roles

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • This position requires an expert, data-driven, analytical, collaborative and influential HR professional who can work effectively within creative teams

  • Consistent record leading and delivering high quality HR services across all subject areas to all levels of employees

  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with HR specialist teams, talent acquisition, compensation, HR systems and business partners

  • Shown success using employee attraction, engagement, and retention strategies

  • Outstanding interpersonal, and communications skills (both written and verbal)

  • High degree of intuition for business; results oriented with an ability to work independently

  • Able to excel in a constantly evolving environment using an entrepreneurial approach

  • Self-starter, highly motivated and achievement oriented

  • Able to maintain a strict code of confidentiality and discretion

  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, and implement new projects and programs

Advantages:

  • HR Experience working in gaming, technology, or entertainment industries and creative talent

  • PHR or SPHR certification

  • Experience in Workday HRIS, demonstrated proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected].