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Role: Vice President of Human Resources

Company Overview:

Founded in 2000, eVestment is the leading global provider of institutional investor data, analytics and intelligence. eVestment delivers insights to its over 2,100 global customers through a comprehensive, global database and cloud-based analytics technology. As institutional portfolios increasingly diversify holdings, a single source of data, analysis and reporting like that offered uniquely by eVestment become an essential foundation for efficient investing.


eVestment continues to grow rapidly due to our market leading position and consistent double-digit year-over-year growth resulting from both organic growth and acquisitions. Past acquisitions have included: Public Plan IQ, TopQ Software, StokTrib, PerTrac, Fundspire, ASAP Advisor Services and


The company has been named as a Best Workplaces for Technology in the US by Best Places to Work for the last eight years, and was awarded a 2016 Investors in People Silver accreditation as one of the top places to work in the United Kingdom. It was selected for the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for the eleven consecutive years.


eVestment is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.


Nasdaq Acquisition:

In October of 2017, Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) acquired eVestment because of our reputation as an industry leading content and analytics provider.  This event represents the culmination of 17 years of hard work, determination and innovation.  Our team is proud of its achievement, and with the support of Nasdaq, has set its sights on continued aggressive growth.


The relationship with Nasdaq represents a tremendous strategic opportunity to strengthen our offerings in critical areas and to broaden our client reach. It also underscores Nasdaq’s strategic direction to further enhance its leading data and analytics offerings.


Position Summary:

As eVestment continues to grow rapidly and expand globally, it is seeking a Vice President of Human Resources to partner with the executive team in building a world-class company with best- in-class talent. She / He will report to the COO, Gene Luciani and will be a strategic partner in driving growth by recruiting, retaining, developing and engaging top talent, and building a global brand that reflects the company’s successes, values and business objectives.


The Vice President of Human Resources will be responsible for structuring and leading a state-of- the-art HR function and developing and implementing best practices in talent recruitment and talent management, compensation, organizational design, training and development. She / He will develop appropriate metrics, review processes, and policies to ensure an HR function that enables and supports business objectives. She / He will act as the “eyes and ears” to the organization while maintaining the trust and confidence of management and employees and aligning executives and their teams to accomplish the Company’s goals.


Competencies for Success:


Strategist:  A proven track record of developing and implementing innovative best practices,

process, and rigor across growing businesses


Leadership:  A demonstrated ability of displaying confidence, conviction, and accountability among subordinates, peers, and superiors in addressing difficult decisions


Change Agent: Must display the ability to identify opportunities for improvement across business processes and functions


Adaptable:  Capable of operating in fast-paced, results driven environments with the intellectual capacity to perform quickly under pressure




Culture & Strategic Change

  • Build a culture and brand that embodies eVestment’s values and business objectives
  • Develop programs to build on eVestment’s strength in employee engagement and processes for tracking results and incorporating feedback
  • Consult with the executive team on talent related M&A due diligence and integration

Talent Acquisition

  • Establish a targeted and innovative recruiting and onboarding program to recruit top talent and bolster talent quality across all functions
  • Drive global company branding strategy internally and externally to attract top talent
  • Review and optimize the compensation structure, benefits strategy, and rewards programs to ensure the attraction and retention of key talent

Strategic Business Partnering

  • Provide thought leadership, best practices and balance in all Human Capital matters
  • Develop mechanisms, reports, and balanced scorecards to generate meaningful talent trends and incorporate results to improve program design

Learning & Organizational Development

  • Implement talent strategies that support strategic business initiatives and objectives through leadership development and organizational design
  • Partner with management to identify learning gaps and development needs and develop processes to address business and employment needs
  • Develop programs and processes for management development and equip managers with resources and tools needed for success
  • Ensure adequate feedback mechanisms are in place through robust review processes
  • Develop programs and processes to drive professional development, career progression, and succession planning

HR Operations

  • Oversight of eVestment Total Rewards, to include Compensation Philosophy, Benefits Administration and Wellness
  • Manage a growing team of 10+ people; provide coaching and development to the HR team
  • Assess HR systems and ensure they are up-to-date/meeting the needs of the business
  • Create regional HR policies and procedures to meet the needs of unique cultural and regulatory environments

Experience, Background & Behavioral Competencies for Success:

  • 10+ years of HR experience; ideally gained in rapidly growing, fast moving and changing environments within a software or technology company
  • History of leading, developing and operationalizing best-in-class People functions
  • Demonstrated team management experience providing leadership development and best practices to the HR function
  • Experience building a culture of high employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Experience with M&A transactions, with a focus on integrating culture
  • Metrics driven with a history of using data to inform decision making
  • Logical thinker with a problem-solving mentality
  • Action-oriented leader with a demonstrated hands-on, “roll up your sleeves” approach
  • Open, engaging, inspiring leader with exceptionally high EQ
  • Thrives in fast paced environments with proven ability to adapt
  • Dynamic personality capable of providing strategic thought leadership with a willingness to dive into the granular details
  • Strong, confident presence with the ability to drive critical initiatives with a level-headed and persistent demeanor
  • Credible advisor to the executive team
  • Superior communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • History of capability and willingness to maintain confidentiality and ability to serve as a trusted confidant to all employees