OREANDA-NEWS. The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information relating to the efficiency assessment of the Company's HR policy and staff incentive system, as well as the key performance indicators (KPIs) demonstrated by the senior officials of Gazprom and its subsidiaries.

It was highlighted that Gazprom pursued an efficient HR policy. The Company has introduced a system of business processes aimed at recruiting and retaining highly qualified professionals, along with developing their competencies.

Gazprom's HR tools include systemic planning of short- and long-term staffing requirements, which allows for advanced personnel training with the purpose of maximizing project efficiency in all of the Company's areas of operation.

A specialized web portal, Gazprom Vacancies, is in place to streamline the recruiting process. The portal provides candidates with data on job openings arranged by various search criteria, including education and experience requirements and employer's location.

Gazprom pays great attention to its interactions with educational institutions. There are specialized Gazprom Classes in the regions where Gazprom's subsidiaries are present. The Company actively cooperates with universities on the targeted training of students and the professional development and retraining of Gazprom's employees.

The development of the staff incentive system aimed at achieving the Company's production and financial objectives plays an important role in Gazprom's HR policy.

Gazprom has a continuous corporate professional education system for its employees. Educational programs are offered at the training centers of Gazprom's subsidiaries in all the regions where the companies operate.

The Company builds a skill pool from among Gazprom's employees with highly developed professional and managerial competencies, who have been trained in targeted corporate programs.

Gazprom actively participates in developing the national system of professional qualifications for Russia's oil and gas industry.

The consistent implementation of its HR policy provides Gazprom with not only competitive advantages in the labor market, but also an inflow of promising and skilled workers, a stable staff, and employees' commitment to continuous competency development.

The Gazprom Management Committee was instructed to continue its efforts aimed at improving the HR policy and staff incentive system at the Company and its subsidiaries.