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HR Specialist, BBC Studios

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Job Introduction

BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, we span content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries.  We make over 2,500 hours of content a year and our award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. We’re a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and we return around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC’s licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences.

We are now looking for a HR Specialist - Project to join our HR team in London.

Role Responsibility

As HR Specialist - Projects you'll play an integral role in our business change programmes, designed to make BBC Studios an even better place to work.  This will be a wide ranging role, drawing on aspects of project, HR and business management skills to help deliver the business strategy.  You’ll be working with a range of senior stakeholders, including the HR Director, Head of HR for Production and Director of Content.  You’ll be able to collect and interpret information from across the business, and use this to help make business decisions that are the best option for the entire company.  You'll also play a key part in the management, analysis and communication of key people data and management information, with a view to use this to drive decision making across the business.

Are you the right candidate?

You'll need to be organised and proactive, able to balance multiple stakeholders and deadlines at once.  You’ll have experience of working on projects or change programmes in large, complex organisations and may have – though it is not essential – some experience in a HR team.  You’ll be able to collate, analyse and present data to a range of stakeholders, and be able to work at pace, prioritising urgent work if required. 


Package Description

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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