Camelia Maria

HR Professional

42 years • Bucharest


With in-depth HR expertise on processes and tools, I covered a balanced mix of Support and Operational areas in projects like: organizational transformations, labor law and personnel administration, HR Informational Systems implementation, corporate training, performance management, job analysis, recruitment, budgeting, reporting. I’m a pragmatic and flexible person, pro-active professional, experienced in working as part of international, local, or remote teams, both in start-ups and mature companies.


 Conceptual Thinking In Complex/completely New Situations To Develop Solutions;  Cross-functional Enterprise Understanding And The Ability To Work In Cross-functional Projects;  Advanced Analytical And Decision Making Skills;  Supporting Team Performance By Managing, Coaching And Sharing Expertise;  Capable Of Managing Workload And Prioritizing Multiple Responsibilities In A Dynamic Work Environment


HR Manager

08-2016 - NowMain achievements:  Building the HR operational model for admin and payroll activities, in a very unstructured environment, with limited technical and human resources and transforming a very difficult project in a success story;  Re-designing all HR processes and procedures together with and based on implementation of a new HR admin tool (Success Factor) during 3 months;  Building an exceptional team very engaged and willing to learn continuously, to improve its performance for which I received an outstanding feedback from the stake holders and the clients;  Designing and implementing specific SLAs and KPIs matrix for monitoring the performance in a very detailed way, to offer more visibility and transparency on the HR activities. Key responsibilities:  Contributes to setting the functional strategy for Hire to Retire function;  Support for global and regional projects ensuring a smooth transition of HR activities to the Global Business Services Center;  Coordinate HR processes mapping and setting of SOX key controls for specific admin and payroll activities;  Provide guidance on process specifics and analyzes data to find and correct any discrepancies, driving continuous improvement framework implementation;  Coordinate with line managers the analyses of activities and FTEs budgets;  Provide guidance in handling complex cross-functional problems and work with other functional areas in resolving escalated complaints or dispute;  Develop KPIs and other reporting and monitoring HR tools as needed; covers performance reporting including benchmarking against industry;  Set performance objectives, monitor for achievement, offer continuously support & development opportunities, tailored to business needs, to their capabilities and career interests.

HR Manager

06-2014 - 08-2016 Main achievements:  Build the biggest team of specialists composed of about 90 Romanian and foreign employees out of which 8 Team Leaders and 2 Subject Matter Experts, delivering the first HR Admin standardized service for 19 companies across Europe, in local languages;  Achieved service extension for activities in scope, based on the excellent results of the team;  Effectively influenced HR processes transformation. Key responsibilities:  Implementation of a complex process of transferring the HR Personnel Administration operations, supporting more than 50k clients - DT employees;  Building and implement new process improvement solutions so that we meet clients’ demands;  Continuously focus on quality of the services by monitoring the monthly SLAs & KPIs and assuring the proper functionality of IT Systems like ticketing tool, SAP, Charisma, Oracle;  Serving as escalation point for clients, on specific operational matters, solving the issues and agreeing on mutual solutions which meet both clients’ and company needs.  Successful contracts negotiations with our clients, ensuring compliance with local employment law;  Significant contribution to the development of a healthy and strong organizational culture;  Coordinating company-wide processes like: performance management, processes and tools training for new comers, disciplinary actions.

HR Coordinator

06-2010 - 06-2014 Main achievements:  Implement in Romania the Vodafone standard model for HR administration area to transfer segments of activity to the global Shared Services Center;  Reduced by ~15% the administrative costs with the physical employees’ files archive by implementing the Electronic archiving project for +3500 employees within 3 months;  Coordinate a complex restructuring project within the company with an impact of 10% redundancy, by minimizing the legal risks;  Support for the growing company by carrying out the administrative activities of setting up two new Vodafone legal entities;  Leading complex projects like merger by absorption or transfer of enterprise in and out Vodafone;  Leading the Vodafone franchising stores project with more than 100 VF stores impacted across Romania;  Successful HR Informatics Systems projects implementation: replacing the HR legacy system (e-Hris) with Charisma and later SAP implementation; Key responsibilities:  Coordinating all administrative HR activities divided in two main areas: 1. Work relations - administrative activities: personnel files, Revisal - HR tool;, individual labor contracts- changes / termination, tax records, certificates, etc.; 2. Administrative activities for centers of expertise: Reward, Resourcing, Learning&Development, Health & Safety;  Maintaining the relationship with local labor authorities;  Vodafone Group projects implementation (SAP implementation, reorganizations, redesigning and standardizing the HR processes);  Legal consultancy related to labor issues;  Team management: performance process, people survey, engagement rate (my team was composed of 8 to 15 members);  Support for the local business and managers for HR projects like: reorganizations, transfer of enterprise, collective negotiations;  Coordinating annual review of Internal Set of Rules and the HR policies and procedures;  Managing the relationship with HR supplier - Manpower.

HR Specialis

03-2003 - 06-2006 Responsibilities:  Management of the recruitment process for all vacancies including psychological testing of the candidates in accordance with job requirements;  Efficiently organize recruitment events like job fairs, participation to HR community events etc.);  Coordinating the updating and creating job descriptions for all roles;  Organizing in-house soft skills training including activities like training needs collection, training plan design, sessions booking, organize logistics, collect & analyze participants’ feedback, turning them into recommendations for sessions improvement;  Redesign & implementation of the Induction process and the exit interviewing process;  Leading the performance-evaluation program; psychological testing for drivers; team-building activities, focus group meetings.

Education & training

Bucharest Univerity

2012 - 2016 Bucharest, RomaniaHR / Training, Legal

Facultatea De Drept Bucuresti

2012 - 2016 Bucharest, RomaniaLegal

Facultatea De Psihologie/universitatea Din Bucuresti

1998 - 2008 Bucharest, RomaniaHR / Training, HR / Training

Scoala Normala Targoviste

1991 - 1996 Târgoviște, TargovisteHR / Training

My qualities

Team player

Languages spoken

  • English


  • French


  • German