Discovery Communications

Programme Manager LW&I - CEEMEA

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
Career Category
Human Resources
Company Employee Part-Time

Position Summary


Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (CEEMEA) is part of the world’s number one nonfiction, lifestyle and sports media company Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Discovery Networks CEEMEA empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 21 channel brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Eurosport and Animal Planet, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services. We broadcast in 30 local languages, in 111 countries across three continents reaching 590 million cumulative subscribers.


Your journey begins here! Discovery Polska is looking for:


Position Title:

Programme Manager LifeWorks&Inclusion – CEEMEA – part time up to 25 hours per week

Location: Warsaw, Poland       

Department: Human Resources, LifeWorks&Inclusion            

Reports to: Director, LifeWorks & Inclusion


General Summary:


This position aims to promote a flexible, healthy and inclusive work environment with the focus on our Warsaw and CEEMEA workforce spread across Dubai, Turkey, Russia, Germany, Romania & Bulgaria.

The role requires a self-starter mind-set and a track-record in Mental Health, Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion. This role reports to our Snr Director of LifeWorks & Inclusion, based in Munich, Germany.


  • Consult with key stakeholders to develop and implement LifeWorks&Inclusion solutions
  • Manage, administer and market the portfolio of existing LifeWorks & Inclusion programs including regular updates and improvements
  • Executing on global campaigns and celebration, e.g. Global Mental Health campaign, International Women’s Day in partnership with the international HR team and wider LW&I team
  • Execute and implement wellbeing plans from design to implementation
  • Support the roll out of awareness campaigns and celebrations
  • Providing support to the management of our Employee Resource/Interest Groups
  • Lead and manage ad hoc LifeWorks & Inclusion projects from planning through implementation
  • Create marketing and promotional elements for global team to ensure consistent brand
  • Manage local events, e.g. diversity days, panel discussions, kids day events
  • Generate activity reports and review feedback from activities and services provided


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a focus on human resources management, health management, wellbeing, psychology or inclusion management
  • Previous experience in HR preferred, or strong interest in the field, including inclusion, wellbeing, communications or CSR
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Minimum of 3 years project management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of events management experience
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Strong relationship management experience, including the ability to analyze, assess, and make recommendations on approach
  • Demonstrable track record in interpersonal skills including ability to work effectively with internal and external clients and vendors
  • Ability to create presentations & marketing material
  • Must have attention to detail, experience and proven ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Affinity for different cultures and international work-experience
  • Fluency in Polish, English and preferably a 3rd language related to our CEEMEA markets


  • Working across several cultures, time zones and jurisdictions
  • Responsible for international outreach, communication and consistent follow up to assess relevance and return on investment of programs and initiatives rolled out
  • Expected to work proactively, bringing fresh ideas and new ways of working into the department
  • Expertise having engaged and managed (project) teams/volunteering groups


We offer:

  • Challenging job in an international media team
  • Dynamic and creative work environment with the possibility of professional skills development
  • Possibility to learn from the best
  • Part time (up to 25 hours per week) contract and a very competitive


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