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Work History
Education
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Violeta Antonescu

Violeta Antonescu

HR Professional
Bucharest

Summary

Enthusiastic and positive HR professional, open to learning and comfortable with change and ambiguity that sometimes comes with it. Results-driven, skillful in strategic planning, policy integration and performance improvements. Always pursuing ways to maximize efficiency, employee satisfaction and cost savings.

Overview

17
17
years of professional experience
7
7
years of post-secondary education
3
3
Certifications
2
2
Languages

Work History

Senior HR Generalist

Allianz Partners Romania
2023.09 - Current
  • Guide leaders and employees on company policies, programs, benefits and salary administration.
  • Led decision-making and implementation of HR policies, procedures, programs and functions.
  • Managed employee relations, investigating and resolving conflicts to maintain a positive work environment.
  • Managed employee disputes by employing conflict resolution techniques.
  • Collaborated with legal counsel on employment law issues, reducing potential liabilities for the organization.
  • Developed succession planning strategies to identify high-potential employees for leadership positions within the company.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of labor laws and regulations to ensure company-wide compliance with industry standards.
  • Facilitated annual performance reviews that offered constructive feedback, setting goals for professional growth and development among staff members.
  • Managed benefits administration, ensuring compliance with federal regulations while optimizing employee satisfaction through competitive offerings.
  • Developed strategies to increase employee satisfaction and reduce turnover.
  • Assisted in payroll processing, ensuring accurate compensation for all staff members on time each pay period.
  • Enhanced company culture by organizing team-building activities, promoting open communication, and providing ongoing support to managers and employees.

HR Manager

Allianz Partners Romania
2022.08 - 2023.09
  • Guide leaders and employees on company policies, programs, benefits and salary administration.
  • Led decision-making and implementation of HR policies, procedures, programs and functions.
  • Managed employee relations, investigating and resolving conflicts to maintain a positive work environment.
  • Managed employee disputes by employing conflict resolution techniques.
  • Collaborated with legal counsel on employment law issues, reducing potential liabilities for the organization.
  • Developed succession planning strategies to identify high-potential employees for leadership positions within the company.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of labor laws and regulations to ensure company-wide compliance with industry standards.
  • Facilitated annual performance reviews that offered constructive feedback, setting goals for professional growth and development among staff members.
  • Managed benefits administration, ensuring compliance with federal regulations while optimizing employee satisfaction through competitive offerings.
  • Developed strategies to increase employee satisfaction and reduce turnover.
  • Assisted in payroll processing, ensuring accurate compensation for all staff members on time each pay period.
  • Enhanced company culture by organizing team-building activities, promoting open communication, and providing ongoing support to managers and employees.

HR Business Partner Global Services | Motorparts | Performance Solution

Tenneco
2021.10 - 2022.09
  • Conducted exit interviews with employees leaving company to gauge areas of success and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to develop integrated solutions for business challenges.
  • Managed full cycle of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new employees.
  • Enhanced employee engagement by implementing innovative HR programs and initiatives.
  • Coached managers on effective employee relations strategies to address workplace conflicts proactively.
  • Developed and delivered special events for company employees.
  • Ensured legal compliance in all HR practices, preventing potential lawsuits and fines.
  • Facilitated team-building activities and initiatives, improving collaboration and engagement.

HR Business Partner

Allianz Partners Romania
2021.03 - 2021.10
  • Collaborated with senior management to align HR initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Partnered with legal counsel to ensure compliance with employment regulations, reducing potential liability risks for the organization.
  • Championed change management efforts during company restructures, minimizing disruption to employees and maintaining morale during transitions.
  • Created a strong employer brand by promoting company values and showcasing positive work culture both internally and externally.
  • Administered benefits programs, optimizing cost-effectiveness while providing valuable offerings to employees.
  • Managed conflict resolution processes to maintain a positive work environment and resolve employee disputes effectively.
  • Conducted exit interviews with employees leaving company to gauge areas of success and opportunities for improvement.
  • Developed and delivered special events for company employees.
  • Conducted employee surveys and interviews to evaluate employee engagement and job satisfaction levels.
  • Resolved understaffing issues, disputes, employee terminations, and disciplinary procedures.

HR Generalist

Allianz Partners Romania
2017.08 - 2021.03
  • As Senior HR Generalist in Allianz Partners I provide HR expertise support for managers and employees
  • I deal with complex or sensitive day tot day people management challenges and topics
  • Managing employee relation activities and act as HR SPOC
  • Coordinating Employee Engagement Program and attrition management which to facilitate employees retention
  • Initiating procedures & policy reviews and ensuring implementation ; HR policies support provided to all employees
  • Induction & Exit process management
  • Periodical or ad-hoc reports issued to support HR practices implementation/intervention/analysis
  • Coordinating and supervising admin & payroll area
  • Manage Compensation & Benefits area
  • My recent results and achievements brought me the "Employee of the Quarter Award"

HR Specialist

VP Holdings
2014.09 - 2017.08
  • Recruitment and selection for entry and middle level positions (administrative, accounting, acquisitions, translator, HR, IT, engineering, etc)
  • Induction & Exit process management
  • Working closely with the management, analyzing attrition and finding out solution for employee retention
  • Admin area management (new hires, addendums, exit, certificates)
  • Verifying and realizing job descriptions when needed; for the existing ones, keeping them updated and consistent
  • Keeping track of annual medical exams and update the date base

HR Specialist

Banca Romaneasca
2008.10 - 2014.09
  • Admin area management (new hires, addendums, exit, certificates)
  • Keeping records up to date in SAP
  • Providing the necessary documentation for retirement files
  • Collecting and verifying the accuracy of sick leave requests
  • Maintain job descriptions and job evaluations updated and consistent

HR Inspector

Tunart Construct
2007.07 - 2008.10
  • Managing employee personal files
  • Drafting of the documentation related to the modification or termination individual work contracts
  • Maintaining relationships with state institutions
  • Managing the work permit applications for foreigners
  • Preparing payrolls, monthly statements and recording these to the specialized public institutions

Education

Bachelor's degree - Public Administration

Bucharest University, Faculty of Letters - College of Public Administration and Secretary
2000.01 - 2003.04

Bachelor's degree - Marketing and International Economic Relations

Spiru Haret University
2006.01 - 2009.04

Skills

  • HR Consulting
  • Performance Management
  • Employment law compliance
  • Labor Relations
  • HR processes
  • Succession Planning
  • Recruitment Strategies
  • Employee Relations
  • HR policies and procedures
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Certification

HR as a Business Partner - LinkedIn

Accomplishments

  • One of the 7 finalists at the Romanian Business Services Forum & Awards 2024 for HR Manager of the Year Category
  • 3rd Place at the Association of Business Service Leaders Awards 2024 for Colleague of the Year Category

Languages

Romanian
English

Timeline

Senior HR Generalist

Allianz Partners Romania
2023.09 - Current

HR Manager

Allianz Partners Romania
2022.08 - 2023.09

HR Business Partner Global Services | Motorparts | Performance Solution

Tenneco
2021.10 - 2022.09

HR Business Partner

Allianz Partners Romania
2021.03 - 2021.10

HR Generalist

Allianz Partners Romania
2017.08 - 2021.03

HR Specialist

VP Holdings
2014.09 - 2017.08

HR Specialist

Banca Romaneasca
2008.10 - 2014.09

HR Inspector

Tunart Construct
2007.07 - 2008.10

Bachelor's degree - Marketing and International Economic Relations

Spiru Haret University
2006.01 - 2009.04

Bachelor's degree - Public Administration

Bucharest University, Faculty of Letters - College of Public Administration and Secretary
2000.01 - 2003.04
HR as a Business Partner - LinkedIn

Human Resources Inspector

Design Thinker Certification

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