VP of Human Resources in London, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 4 days ago



Are you an expert in HR looking to develop your career?

Are you committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that empowers employees to thrive?

About the Business

At Data Services, (part of the LexisNexis Risk Services – LNRS – division of RELX, a FTSE 20 business), our expertise delivers the trusted data and insights to power decisions that enable organizations and professions to confidently transform and shape their rapidly evolving world. We are a fast growth portfolio of specialised businesses that relies on a continuous focus on high performance, innovation and the best people, to maximise the value we deliver to customers to solve some of the world’s most important problems. You can learn more about LexisNexis Risk at the link below, https://risk.lexisnexis.com/

About our Team

Our team brings long term focus to the HR strategy and people agenda within the businesses. We lead the business in workforce shaping/planning and talent strategy and will ensure we have the right conditions in place to develop and release the potential of our leaders and their teams.

About the Role

As a Vice President of Human Resources, you are there to challenge, coach and support in equal amount; to help strategically shape the future organization to deliver the growth and performance outcomes of the business.

You will build an intimate understanding of the business challenges the business is working to solve and be able to re-frame those challenges from the perspective of talent and employee experience. As a member of our HR Leadership Team within LNRS, you are recognized for your commercial acumen and are able to influence the future direction of the business beyond your functional expertise.

You will enable the businesses strategic priorities and deliver an employee experience that empowers the business to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged workforce.


  • Leading organizational design, effectiveness, and change initiatives. This includes employee engagement, cultural assessment and gap analysis, leadership development and succession readiness.

  • Serving as the HR subject matter expert for UK country laws and contracts

  • Designing and shaping the people agenda with a talent and culture focus

  • Leading complex initiatives such as Mergers and Acquisition activities

  • Owning strategic workforce planning to support short to long-term business goals

  • Aligning with COEs to define optimal solutions and orchestrating across multiple HR functions and develop best practice programs/capabilities

  • Influencing and informing business decisions with data-driven insights

  • Driving and supporting communication plans across the project/organization


  • Have proven experience and/or education in the HR field

  • Have previous experience working in a matrixed, COE-enabled HR organization

  • Be knowledgeable with Workday

  • Possess solid business acumen with a track record of translating vision and strategies into clear goals.

  • Demonstrate change management capability.

  • Have extensive knowledge of UK HR and employment laws, HR contracts, etc.

  • Display effective communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Be able to facilitate large leadership discussions, coaching and influencing, with outcome-driven results

  • Proven ability to analyze data to solve complex problems, as well as using data to quantify and measure success

  • Proven track record of implementing people priorities associated with significant organizational change and redesign program

  • Understanding of project management principles and experience of managing projects to successful conclusion

Learn more about the LexisNexis Risk team and how we work here (https://relx.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/RiskSolutions/page/21c296c982531000b79663f3194b0000)

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, having diverse employees with different perspectives is key to creating innovative new products for our global customers. We have 30 diversity employee networks globally and prioritize inclusive leadership and equitable processes as part of our culture. Our aim is for every employee to be the best version of themselves. We would actively welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups.

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RELX is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

We help scientists make new discoveries, lawyers win cases, doctors save lives and insurance companies offer customers lower prices. We save taxpayers and consumers money by preventing fraud and help executives forge commercial relationships with their clients.

In short, we enable our customers to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.

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