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Senior Human Resources Manager

Cox Media Group

Orlando, FL
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Senior Human Resources Manager
JobID: 1714279
Category: Human Resources
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


The Senior Human Resource Manager serves as a key business partner and provides a variety of human resources consulting services to the Orlando Broadcast markets in collaboration with the Group HR VP.

This role will provide HR support and expertise in the core functional areas of Human Resources with a major focus on employee relations but will also provide insight and solutions that add value and advance the mission, vision and business objectives of the organization. This role implements tactical and strategic HR programs and is responsible for continuously evaluating and optimizing operational efficiencies and promoting excellence in customer service. Incumbent will have foundational knowledge of Organization Development including change management, organizational restructurings, and performance assessments.


• Serve as the principal HR contact and expert for assigned clients and apply HR concepts to support the needs of the clients.
• Build credibility with business partners by demonstrating an understanding of the business strategy and challenges, aligning the departments’ short-term and long-term people goals with the business strategy, and facilitating and implementing initiatives to assist the business in achieving success.
• Perform core HR functions, resolve request/needs/inquiries in areas such as employment practices, payroll, disability/FMLA, benefits and others in conjunction with the HR Resource Center.
• Ensure compliance with all federal/state/local employment laws, and regulations (unemployment, OSHA/safety, worker’s compensation, affirmative action, FMLA etc.)
• Analyze employee relations issues; investigate employee complaints, including complex matters, consult with legal and senior leadership as appropriate and make sound, timely recommendations for management action and follow-through to ensure closure.
• Influence business partners consistently follow appropriate procedures and properly document employee relations matters/investigations.
• Communicate with and educate assigned clients on CMG human resources policies and procedures.
• Champion change and effectively guide business partners and employees through organizational change.
• Coach all levels of managers on how to develop their employees and improve performance. Assists with creation and execution of development plans.
• Facilitate leadership team development; coach and counsel leaders on communication planning and processes, performance management, and organizational effectiveness among others.
• Consult on strategic initiatives, including strategy, technology, structure, process and people issues.
• Support and facilitate effective recruitment/retention strategies that focus on diversity in collaboration with hiring managers.
• Improve and streamline operations through the continuous assessment of policies, procedures and program effectiveness/value, leveraging technology whenever possible.



• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum of five (5) to seven( 7) years of HR experience, with a minimum of
(3)years as a HR Manager or comparable role supporting client groups of 300-400 employees
• Strong employee relations background
• Experience performing in a multi-site/multi-state environment is preferred
• PHR,SPHR or SHRM-CP certification a plus


• Technical HR knowledge, e.g., employment laws, FLSA, FMLA, employee/labor relations, staffing and selection, performance management, training and development.
• Knowledge of HR best practices and demonstrated success working as a HR strategic partner or consultant.
• Experience with employee development and coaching for results.
• Strong organizational and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities.
• Knowledge of management principles and practices with demonstrated leadership and team building abilities.
• Ability to proactively identify and diagnose business needs and deliver relevant solutions.
• Ability to prioritize and deliver results against a work plan in a fast-paced environment, giving attention to detail even under high pressure situations.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
• Ability to work with little or no supervision.
• Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to identify organizational development needs and deliver relevant training as needed.

Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando-4192 John Young Pkwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Team Leader

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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