Elena Kropivianska

Personal Information

Age
48 years
Gender
Female
Location
Kyiv, Ukraine
UCGA Alumnus
2018A
UCGA Certificate
Certificate of Participation in UCGA Board Direction
Work Experience
Deputy Chairman of the Board, EVP HR
PJSC Ukrnafta
Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukrnafta is the largest oil company in Ukraine. The company’s share in the nation’s oil and gas condensate production in 2018 was 63,6%, while the share in total gas production is 5,5%.
As of 01 January 2019, Ukrnafta had 85 permits for hydrocarbons extraction (commercial development of reserves).
There are own 28 drilling rigs on the balance sheet of the company.
Ukrnafta owns one of the largest filling stations network in Ukraine in almost every region of Ukraine. As of 01 January 2019, Ukrnafta had 537 filling stations.
15+ years of management experience in Organizational Transformation and Human Resources with emphasis on strategy. Comprehensive experience in developing effective organization design and corporate culture transformation. Proven skills to find and realize the opportunities in changes with strong ability to manage challenges.
Key competences: Transformation, Business Strategy Development, Turnaround programs, HR & OD management, Restructuring and Change management, Cost reduction and Manpower optimisation, Post-merger integration, Performance management, Project management.
The main goal for existing role is to implement sustainable business transformation to modernize the company in accordance with worldwide standards
• Build vertically integrated operation model
• Create new service delivery model for BSF to ensure organization efficiency and high service quality standards
• Transform outdated management practices, develop and incorporate modern HR system to set up managerial standards and build strong corporate culture
Industry
Consumer
Industrials
State Authority
Technology
Functional Speciality
Human Capital / Talent Management
Operations
Other
Sector
Public
Transformation Executive
SFS - Large Government organization
Kyiv, Ukraine
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SFS - Large Government organization
• Organization scale > 50.000 FTE, > 350 legal entities
• Develop the New Operation Model based on modern practices and implement it within entire organization
• Optimize region network: reduce number of legal entities by half
• Introduce workload norming principles, FTE decrease by 30%
• Implement evaluation methodology for managerial staff
• Define Performance objectives based on cascading approach
Reforms in Government sector: SFS Organization Transformation project under IMF supervision, Project Lead
Develop the New Operation Model based on modern practices and implement it within entire organization
• Optimize region network: reduce number of legal entities by half
• Introduce workload norming principles, FTE decrease by 30%
• Implement evaluation methodology for managerial staff
• Define Performance objectives based on cascading approach
Industry
State Authority
Functional Speciality
Other
Sector
Regulatory/Government
CHR&OD
Kyivstar, VEON group
Kyiv, Ukraine
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The largest Ukrainian telecommunication operator providing communications and data services based on a broad range of mobile and fixed-line technologies, including 4G. Company's customer base amounts to over 26 million in mobile and around 820 thousand in broadband internet.

Kyivstar is a part of VEON, one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications companies, headquartered in Netherlands. The holding company owns telecom assets in the CIS countries, Europe, Asia, and Africa, and its shares are freely traded on the stock exchange (NASDAQ).

Kyivstar has achieved big success thanks to investment into development of its own fiber-optic network which is an important link in the traffic exchange between Europe and Asia, and it is a reliable partner of Ukrainians in the connection with the other countries of the world. The company provides roaming services in 195 countries on 5 continents.
• Ensuring effective company’s human capital through overall strategic and tactical HR leadership, guiding and executing the overall HR function.
• HR strategy and policies to support the business strategies.
• Organization design and Performance management to attain business goals, increase employee productivity, and ensure cost efficiency.
• Corporate culture and Employee relations to promote Company’s Values and encourage behavioral changes.
• Design and support formal and informal communication channels between the Company and the employees.
• Talent management and personnel development to address business needs in leadership and professional excellence.
• Reward system management to foster motivation, to attract and retain top-quality employees keeping right balance between people expectation and company investment.
• Recruiting system management. Employee records and documentations management.
• HR operational management with strong focus on internal customers and business needs.
• Professional external activity to promote and support employer reputation.

Achievements - short overview:
• Employee Engagement Index - 85%
• Voluntary turnover rate – 7,8%
• Voluntary turnover rate among HiPo less then 1%
• All key HR metrics demonstrate a positive dynamic and corresponds to the best world practice
• Kyivstar holds position in the TOP 5 Best Employer ranking
Industry
Technology
Functional Speciality
Human Capital / Talent Management
Operations
Sector
Public
Head of Recruitment and Personnel Development Department
Kyivstar, VEON group
Kyiv, Ukraine
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The largest Ukrainian telecommunication operator providing communications and data services based on a broad range of mobile and fixed-line technologies, including 4G. Company's customer base amounts to over 26 million in mobile and around 820 thousand in broadband internet.

Kyivstar is a part of VEON, one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications companies, headquartered in Netherlands. The holding company owns telecom assets in the CIS countries, Europe, Asia, and Africa, and its shares are freely traded on the stock exchange (NASDAQ).

Kyivstar has achieved big success thanks to investment into development of its own fiber-optic network which is an important link in the traffic exchange between Europe and Asia, and it is a reliable partner of Ukrainians in the connection with the other countries of the world. The company provides roaming services in 195 countries on 5 continents.
• Both Employee Recruitment and Employee Development systems were built from scratch, and in two years were developed to meet the standard of best HR practices.
• Leads the Recruitment process ensuring quality candidates are sourced in a timely manner and within budget.
• Leadership development expanding the capacity of individuals to perform in leadership roles within organizations in accordance to the corporate leadership standards.
• Talent management - according to the long term business strategy identify internal talent pools, accelerating and developing it for being able to meet further business challenges.
• Personnel Development to ensure that training and development programs enhance employees’ performance and behavior to achieve the employer's business goals effectively.
• Management of knowledge sharing – identify and manage experts pool to transfer knowledge to others within the organization using progressive technologies and methodologies in workplace learning.
• Workforce management - evaluating and planning for the projected departure of positions identified as critical and developing plan for risk mitigation.

Key success:
• Due to Recruitment channel diversification, costs for external services (Recruitment agency) were significantly reduced
• Embedded process is allowed to attract high-quality staff and increase the head count of 4 times in 3 years despite high competition for the resources in the telco labor market. 98% of newcomers successfully pass trial period
• New Call Center site (350 working places, 500 employees) – 3 months from start hiring to site open
• 75% of employees have Individual development plan
• 99% of requests within the corporate development program were met
• Average evaluation score of development programs quality is 4,8 (out of 5)
• Internal corporate training center was created
Industry
Technology
Functional Speciality
Human Capital / Talent Management
Other
Sector
Public
Senior Project Expert
OSCE mission on Georgia
Tbilisi, Georgia
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OSCE mission on Georgia
Project "Strategy of development and evaluation the institutional capacity of non-profit sector in the Georgia-South Ossetia conflict zone "
Role - Senior Project Expert
Industry
Non Profit
Functional Speciality
Other
Sector
Non-Profit

Accomplishments

Languages
Ukrainian
Native or bilingual proficiency
English
Professional working proficiency
Russian
Native or bilingual proficiency
Skills
Organizational Transformation and Human Resources
HR business partnership
Transformation
Business Strategy Development
HR & OD management
Restructuring and Change management
Post-merger integration
Cost reduction and Manpower optimization
Turnaround programs
Performance management
Project management
Communication
Internal innovation platform development
effective organization design
corporate culture transformation
Achievements
#1 Best HRD of Ukraine 2014 – Media resonance nomination #2 Best HRD of Ukraine 2014
Kyivstar holds position in the TOP 5 Best Employer ranking
Award Best T&D solution 2012
Numbers of Transformation & Operation Excellence projects (see linked In profile)