Leading a team of more than 10 people, the HR Director will play a significant role in driving people initiatives aligned to the business strategy and will create, develop, plan and coordinate the implementation of relevant HR services, policies and programs.

Key Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's human resource function and performance
  • Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the corporation and for developing the company culture
  • Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Act as a strong Business Partner with the Local and International Management on key projects/tasks/activities
  • Support the Local and International Management in the creation of the yearly budget for the employment costs and manage the budget and other financial measures of the Human Resources Department.
  • Plan, develop and implement Talent Acquisition activities, ensuring outstanding candidate experience and monitoring the performance of recruitment
  • Develop and manage People Orientation, Learning & Development Programs
  • Promote a performance-oriented culture in the organization, by effectively driving the Performance Management Program
  • Manage Employee Relations
  • Partner with stakeholders for appropriate Organization Design & Development
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge within the human resources discipline
  • Manage the administrative/documental part of HR
  • Work on Compensation & Benefits policies, to keep them aligned with the Studio and Group strategy
  • Manage HR administration, Employee Health & Safety, Welfare & Wellbeing initiatives



  • Strong technical expertise and knowledge of all the HR areas, to design and manage autonomously HR policies and programs
  • Demonstrated ability to give a contribution to Management Team, to manage and engage stakeholders effectively and to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels
  • Initiative and responsibility: willingness to act pro-actively by identifying opportunities and anticipate changes
  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the “pulse” of the employee and ensure a high level of employee engagement
  • Strong experience in managing and developing a HR team composed by more than 10 people
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create good and strong relationships with different kind of local and international stakeholders
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical capability; experience of creation and analysis of HR metrics to find root causes and drive appropriate solutions
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • 8-10 years of previous experience gained in an HR department, preferable in multinational context and in IT/Entertainment companies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Fluency in spoken and written Russian and English
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Travel as appropriate to implement strategic HR initiatives (approximately 30% of time)


  • Working with an international team of world class professionals on exciting and challenging projects
  • Learning & Development opportunities – mentoring, lectures, participation at industry conferences and events
  • Medical Insurance package
  • Sensible flexible working hours
  • Breakfasts, snacks and fruits available during the day, tea and coffee machines
  • Friendly team and a friendly environment
  • Casual workplace environment in downtown St. Petersburg; including bicycle parking, gym, game and chill-out zones
  • Additional benefits – care bonus to cover health, educational and safety needs, three paid days without sick list during a year, corporate parties and team buildings, referral bonuses and many more others
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