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Director Human Resources - North America

Human Resources
LEX00L18 Requisition #

LexisNexis is a company that’s out to transform the way lawyers work and advance the rule of law at the same time.  If you want to be part of something bigger, we’re interested in talking to you. LexisNexis is looking for a Human Resources professional to partner and manage assigned business groups on various HR related matters. 


As a Director, Human Resources you will report to and partner with a senior HR Leader to align corporate initiatives with local/divisional priorities. Responsibilities will include (in partnership with Centers of Excellence teams): talent management (with a focus on talent acquisition), employee relations, onboarding/terminations, learning and development, and overall people strategy to ensure best-of-class delivery in hiring, onboarding, developing, motivating and retaining employees.


Consultant/Advocate: Understand the business need and provide a point of view, position and thoughtful solutions to business challenges. Often solutions are developed in partnership with other specialty groups within HR, but ultimately you will drive the discussion, project manage and be accountable for the execution of the solution. You will coach and consult on topics such as people management, performance improvement, career development, company policies/practices, and compensation policy/practice. You will also consult with in-house legal counsel on conducting investigations and escalating employee relations issues as appropriate.

·  Cultural Steward: Protect and promote the culture by understanding local, national and corporate requirements or regulations and harmonizing with divisional culture. Recognize and embrace differences in divisional cultures and adapt approach as necessary.

·  Talent Manager / Organizational Designer: Have an acute focus on how individuals enter, move up, across or out of the organization working with policies, practices and structure that shape how the organization works. You will partner with the Talent Acquisition team on end-to-end talent management process, from job posting to candidate selection and onboarding, including internal mobility and relocation. With an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.  You will also drive organizational design, change management and learning and development initiatives.

 Operational Executor: Understands the basics (hiring, on-boarding, off-boarding, paying, contract administration, training, etc.) and execute these flawlessly. This includes partnering with the business unit and HR support staff to ensure consistent administration of all HR processes and compliance with legal and audit requirements. Help organize, coordinate and serve as a resource for the annual compensation process.|

  • Canadian Human Resources experience is required
  • Global HR experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) years Human Resource generalist experience; Master’s in Business or HR strongly preferred or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Communications, Psychology, or related field preferred; PHR/SPHR (Professional in Human Resources/Sr. Professional in Human Resources) Certification Preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of human resources best practices (including talent management, compensation practices, organizational design, employee relations, and performance management).
  • Experience in a large, complex/matrixed organization preferred
  • Intellectually curious; with a strong general business and HR acumen
  • Familiarity with federal and state employment laws, as well as HR Systems and reporting tools required
  • Proven success in a role that required outstanding communication skills with ability to document, support, communicate, and present recommendation and conclusion
  • Proven experience in a role that required strict confidentiality, outstanding organizational skills, and ability to maintain composure and effectiveness in stressful situations

LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis and Nexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.


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