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Kristina  Birukova

Name: Kristina Birukova

Address:50 E Stevens Ave, Valhalla 10595 United States

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Primary Service: Change Management

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I have spent 14 years working in HR and it has been extremely rewarding and fulfilling.

Specialties and Interests: Employee Engagement, Change Management, Succession Planning, Recognition, Goal Setting, Strategic HR, Stay Interviews, Conflict Resolution, Leadership/Executive Development, HR Policy Design and Administration, Employee Relations, HRIS, Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Retention, Training, Culture, Performance Management, HR Technology, Career Development, Vendor Negotiation and Employee Benefits.


HR Manager
Oct 2018 – Present
Responsible for supporting 800 PepsiCo Global R&D associates.

-New York City Economic Development Corporation-
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
Aug 2014 – Sep 2018
Responsible for leading and managing key areas including company-wide performance management, succession planning, leadership development, career development and recognition programs. In addition, my role also involves serving as a strategic HR Business Partner to several major departments.

Notable accomplishments:
- Devised and deployed a recognition program that encourages more regular recognition and is inclusive of recognition from all levels in the organization.
- Revamped the Succession Planning process and digitized entire process in SAP’s SuccessFactors.
- Wrote a company-wide Performance Management Manual.
- Introduced and trained executives on stay interviews.
- Managed the successful cleanup of an old HRIS system (Sage Abra).
- Created and rolled out a career architecture matrix.
- Successfully managed the the annual engagement survey process.

HR Business Partner
Jul 2011 – Jul 2014
Strategic HR Business Partner to several major departments. Additionally, responsible for project managing and leading key company-wide training HR initiatives and programs.

Notable Accomplishments:
- Designed and deployed the company’s first leadership development program for high potential and high performing employees.
- Developed and implemented a highly regarded Executive Coaching program that is aimed at developing the organization’s senior leaders.
- Managed the entire recruitment process for a variety of roles and proved effective in finding, negotiating and hiring top-notch candidates.

HR Manager
Apr 2008 – Jun 2011
First HR hire at this international communications start-up. I began with the company as an HR Administrator and under my direction the role evolved into a true business partnership and I was promoted to HR Manager.

Notable accomplishments:
- Increased employee engagement by organizing regular skip-a-level meetings and launching an Annual Employee Appreciation Week.
- Designed and deployed a performance review that was job-specific and promoted continuous education.
- Identified alternative quality and cost-effective benefit program options. The company was able to maintain competitive benefit options and pricing year after year.
- Rewrote the entire company-handbook to fit company culture and practices.
- Implemented an applicant tracking system.

HR Generalist
Oct 2005 – Mar 2008
Responsible for payroll, benefits, HRIS reporting and personnel file maintenance at this telecommunications firm.

Notable Accomplishments:
- Streamlined the payroll process, cutting weekly processing time by 20%.
- Eliminated excess retro payments by notifying management of review dates on a timely basis.
- Wrote an HR Procedure handbook with step-by-step directions on various processes in the HR department.

-Seventeen Magazine-
Fashion and Editorial Intern
Dec 2004 – Jan 2005
During this 5 week internship, I helped the Fashion department with the organization of incoming and outgoing fashion samples. I also completed research on various topics for the Editorial department.

Executive Management Intern
Jun 2004 – Aug 2004
This 12 week leadership development internship consisted of shadowing 6 different department managers and spearheading two special projects. I focused in HR for my special projects.


Keys Services offered

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with a product portfolio including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

At PepsiCo, you get the best of both worlds: an entrepreneur’s mindset plus reach and resources. Our collaborative culture and worldwide presence generate a stream of new opportunities to define the future and propel your life’s work. Bring your unique perspective. Bring curiosity. Bring ingenuity, and drive. We’ll give you a platform to be daring on a global scale.

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