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Natalia Natalia

  • Global HR professional
  • Houston, TX, 77024, US
On Site or Remote Human Resources HR Influencers Sourcing Talent Acquisition Training

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

Results-oriented Human Resources professional offering 20 years of international and diverse HR experience with rapid and complex changing work environment with cross-cultural and multi-language skills (Spanish, Russian, and more), strong analytical and project management skills and extensive experience in all areas of HR, including employee engagement, policy development, total rewards, performance management, talent management, proven track record in international HR operations (Russia, Latin America, Vietnam) and M&A support as well as ethics and compliance.

• Global Reward
• Global mobility
• HR Best practices
• HR policy design
• Performance management
• Organizational development
• Talent management
• Talent Acquisition
• Budgeting and planning
• Customer & result oriented
• Change management
• Employee coaching
• Strong analytic skills
• Outstanding communication skills
• Global mindset
• Excellent PM skills
• Working knowledge of the US labor related legislation
• Profound understanding of O&G industry
• Knowledge of international Labor and Tax laws
• M&A strategies & Due Diligence

Work Experience

f HR Director in Petrolera RN
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018 Rosneft in Venezuela

• Led HR team (9 people) in Caracas and functionally lead HR teams in affiliate companies in Venezuela.
• Developed and executed Human Capital strategy to support the business agenda (production growth).
• Served 300+ internal and external customers to support 24/7 environment (production, refinery, oil field services, etc.)
• Supervised all HR functions (OED, total reward, workforce management, budgeting, performance management, talent acquisition, policy development, employee relations, talent management, HRIS, etc).
• Improved corporate culture through coaching and mentoring at management level.
• Developed and successfully implemented talent acquisition and capability strategies to support business initiatives by aligning talent and allocating resources, resulting in a high performance, recognition-based culture. Managed full cycle recruitment programs. Prepared, negotiated and extended competitive employment offers, domestic and international internal transfers, while maintaining internal equity, and market competitiveness.
• Worked closely with management team and employees to improve work relationships, build moral and increase productivity and retention in the challenging environment of the country crisis and high attrition.
• Performed duties of an Ethical Officer (ethics and compliance) creating major ethical improvements.

HR / Office Manager
Jan 2019 - Nichamoff Law

• HR - Payroll, Benefits Administration, on-boarding, compliance, etc.
• Office management (correspondence, accounts payable, communicating with clients invoicing clients, Quick Books, maintain attorney calendars and scheduling, etc.).
• Legal - prepare, edit written material for accuracy, format, and arrangement of material, e-filing, research.

HR business partner
Jul 2013 - Aug 2015 ROSNEFT

Developed and supervised implementation of HR policies and procedures for international affiliates of Rosneft.
• Managed GEO (Global employee organization) incorporated in the Netherlands including international payroll.
• Executed functional management of HR teams across the world (Latin America, Asia, and Europe).
• Managed global reward.
• Provided recommendations to the top management and business leaders on HR related issues.

HR Director
May 2011 - Jul 2013 TNK-BP

E&A & International Projects Division 
• Provided HR Due Diligence support for new projects (acquisitions in Brazil, Vietnam, and Venezuela).
• Harmonized HR T&Cs. Managed global reward and compensation.
• Provided advice to top management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, grievance procedures, etc.).
• Prepared and conducted all HR communication for international assets.
• Developed and implemented talent acquisition strategy for international assets.
• Managed and successfully executed HR start-up project in Brazil (created HR organization and policies for both expatriates and local national hires in Brazil.)
• Managed and delivered the project for the development of competencies for international projects.

HR Manager, HR Director in various divisions
May 2007 - May 2011 TNK-BP

• Led HR teams to serve internal customers (250 people in Moscow and 400+ in Tyumen).
• Supervised all HR functions (OED, total reward, workforce management, budgeting, performance management, talent acquisition, employee relations, talent management, technical training, etc.).
• Developed and implemented the dual career approach for technical staff.
• Developed and implemented the tools to monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement.
• Developed and facilitated all new-hire orientations and on-boarding programs.
• Built and executed a comprehensive employee recruiting strategy including Career Marking Program for the Internal Audit Dept.
• Conducted salary surveys and developed salary review proposals based on the approved budget.
• Developed IA (internal audit) competency model and a competency-based matrix with training programs, self-assessment instruments to support career growth and fair promotions.

Compensation & Benefits manager
Aug 2004 - May 2007 TNK-BP

• Developed company HR policies in C&B area and employee handbooks.
• Led HR group on creating Methodological Manual on the Total Reward system in TNK-BP.
• Developed and facilitated all new-hire orientations and supported the onboarding process.
• Established and monitored employee pay, developed recommendations for the BoD Compensation Committee.
• Conducted job analysis and job evaluations, conducted salary surveys.
• Acted as a benefits advisor and counseled managers on individual salary treatment, promotion cases, etc.

Manager, Expatriate Policies and Services
Sep 2003 - Aug 2004 TNK-BP

• Managed Expatriate team, coached junior staff, set up expat support teams in the regions.
• Responsible for all aspects of immigration compliance.
• Provided guidance to and collaborate with other functions to define, develop and implement effective immigration program strategies to ensure alignment to overall company compliance initiatives.
• Developed policies and procedures - Expat Benefits Manual, Expat support standard, Orientation program.
• Monitored the local and international market to ensure the competitive compensation is offered to international hires.

Expatriate Advisor, Reward Specialist
May 1998 - Aug 2003 BP

• Developed, designed and implemented local Reward programs and policies.
• Developed local reward procedures and policies. Prepared HR budget.
• Established and monitored employee pay scales, managed the employee rewards programs.
• Conducted salary survey research to develop salary review matrix, secured competitive package and pay level.
• Provided HR support to expatriates and their accompanying family members.
• Responsible for all aspects of immigration compliance, led expat orientation program.
• Developed budget assumption and developed budget for expat benefits.
• Participated in developing emergency response plan and orientation program.


SHRM certification
Feb 2019 - Dec 2023 SHRM
- Jan 2000 Moscow Humanitarian Economic University
Master of Arts - Linguistics
- Jan 1997 Moscow Teachers' Training University