Human Resources Leader with more than 20 years of experience in multinational companies (Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Consulting, Pharmaceutical, Contact Centers). Lead, develop and implement talent management strategies and HR plans regionally and globally (talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, succession planning, employee engagement and AOS, compensation and benefits, employee relations, communications, business continuity planning, etc.). Passionate
Human Resources Leader with more than 20 years of experience in multinational companies (Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Consulting, Pharmaceutical, Contact Centers). Lead, develop and implement talent management strategies and HR plans regionally and globally (talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, succession planning, employee engagement and AOS, compensation and benefits, employee relations, communications, business continuity planning, etc.). Passionate and committed, strong collaborator, and strategic partner for the business. Skilled in Global Talent Management, Leadership Development, Employer Branding, HR Start-up Operations, Employee Satisfaction and Corporate Social Responsibility (Diversity & Inclusion).
Vice President of Human Resources - RCI Global @ Responsible for supporting the RCI organization in each region (US, EME, Asia, Southafrica, India, and Latinamerica). Rollout/implement company-wide programs, and ensure alignment of business objectives with HR initiatives to enhance organizational and individual capability.
•Introduced and developed the Employer Brand Strategy for RCI Global.
•Introduced Talent Review process to the President and Global SLT.
•Expanded “Ideas Lab” - nearly 500 ideas submitted in the first year (cost savings, revenue, engagement and customer satisfaction).
•Re-launched Work Life Balance in US based on Key Drivers Satisfaction Analysis.
•Served as Member of the Diversity & Inclusion WER Council, and the Green WER Council contributing to significantly improve Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives globally. Executive Sponsor of Associate Business Group “Next” (cross generational employee resources group).
•Led and supported the HR teams that achieved Great Place to Work ranking (Mexico, Uruguay, Ireland) and Best Places to Work (Indianapolis). From 2013 to 2015 (2 years) HR Director - RCI Latinamerica @ Responsible of HR strategies and staff cost budgets in Latin America. In 2009 added Mexico to my previous responsibilities in Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Venezuela and Uruguay. Leads OC&E, Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Facilities, Administration, Communications, Call Center Productivity, Comp&Ben, and also BCP Lead for the site in Uruguay. Works with the Corporate Senior Leadership Team based in Mexico implementing the Strategic Plans to achieve our EBIDTA on a yearly basis. Achievements: start up of RCI operations in Uruguay servicing Southamerican Members, and since 2006 all Latam member base; supported in 2012 the start up of Hotel Dynamic new BU (Mexico), that outsources backroom operations for Affiliates. Built a great HR team that contributed to get the following awards: Great Place to Work (5 consecutive years), “Social Responsible Company” Distinctive (2 consecutive years), “Equity Gender Certification” (2012), etc. From 2005 to 2013 (8 years) HR Manager Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay @ Responsible of HR Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile, reporting to General Manager and HR VP (based in Argentina). Led all HR Practices, as a generalist. Implementation of the Leadership Competency Model (Lominger) with the OD Department in Argentina, rolled out “Vision & Values” strategy, etc. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Human Resources Coordinator @ Responsible of HR Uruguay, reporting to Country Manager and Regional HR Director (based in Chile). Led all HR Practices: Performance and Development Plans, Training, Recruiting, Environment Health and Safety, Administration, and Corporate Communications. Led the transition of the merge between SmithKlineBeecham and GlaxoWellcome. Participated in the reestructure of the consumer area. Supported regional OD projects in Chile, Ecuador, Perú and Uruguay. From 2001 to 2003 (2 years) Team Lead @ Consultant at the HR Department (Recruiting, Job Descriptions, Performance Evaluations, Associate Surveys, BPR, compensations), working with private companies and public organizations. From 1994 to 2001 (7 years) Consultant @ • Consultant: Canadian International Development Agency (Uruguay), ELCI (Environment Liason Centre International - Philippines and Egypt); FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization - Italy).
• Visitant Professor at the “College of the Atlantic”, Maine, USA. From 1987 to 1994 (7 years)
Psychologist, Psychology, - Bachelor Degree @ University of the Republic Uruguay From 1983 to 1987 Socioanalyst, Social Psychology, - Post graduate degree @ Taller Anàlisis Institucional y Grupo Operativo (TAIGO) Graciela Evia is skilled in: Spanish, Recruiting, Personnel Management, Coaching, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Training, Employee Relations, Performance Appraisal, Strategic Planning, Strategy, Leadership, Team Leadership, Start-ups, Program Management, Performance Management, Talent Management
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