Experience

Language opens many doors :-) Thanks to quite fluent English and German it was easier to start working in education and trainings, trading, or find a relevant job in corporations. It’s been quite intercultural all over…

since Sep2009

etta Consulting and Training for Business

 

since Mar2008

SIETAR Polska, Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research

 
  • since Oct2010 Member of Inspection Board: control over the activities of the Board
  • Mar2008-Oct2010 President: coordinating action of the Board, local group, and the Society as a whole

since 2003

member of Nordic Network of Intercultural Communication (http://www.ling.gu.se/projekt/nic)

Jan2009 – May2011

Higher School of Banking in Wroclaw

 
  • Lecturer in postgraduate studies of Sales Management, Purchase in Business in the area of Intercultural Aspects of Trading

Feb-Aug-2009

Nokia Siemens Networks Sp. z o.o.

 
  • HR Consultant (HR Business Partner)
  • general support for people managers in the area of people management and leadership (motivating, building engagement, employee and own development, team building and development, difficult conversations)
  • supervision of HR processes and application of HR strategy in the selected departments

Apr-2007 – Jan-2009

Hewlett-Packard Global e-Business Operations sp. z o.o.

 
  • EMEA Learning & Development Consultant
 
  • training delivery in EMEA within Leadership Management & People Development portfolio
  • program manager for new Employee Orientation in Central&Eastern Europe and Middle East: implementing and coordinating the program in over 30 countries
  • project manager for a series of large scale corporate trainings (over 100 participants per session) for all HP people managers in EMEA (project Feb-Oct 2008)
  • working on implementing the culture of learning by doing

2000 – 2007

member of Young SIETAR (Young Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research: www.youngsietar.org)

2005 – 2007

founder member and Internal Communication Coordinator in Cooperation of Central and Eastern Europe „Sunflower”

Dec-2005 – Mar-2007

Hewlett-Packard Global e-Business Operations sp. z o.o.

 
  • Event Management Specialist
 
  • Responsibilities: providing complete logistics for large scale training events (up to a few hundreds of participants) in EMEA region; supporting and maintaining quality issues (reports, KPIs, process monitoring)
  • enhancing internal communication processes by leading a bi-monthly company magazine’s local edition Hapowo/BPO News, coordinating editorial team’s activities; magazine appraised as the best internal employee magazine in Poland in Agape Competition, 2006
  • delivering trainings for new employees

2003 – 2006

founder member and member of the Audit Committee in Poland-Finland Association in Łódź

May-2003 – Nov-2005

TRADO, Translations & Business Services

 
  • Translator and Interpreter (English, German)
  • specialised in business language, negotiations, etc.

May-Aug-2005

General Electric Consumer & Industrial, Lodz

 
  • Pricing Specialist for German speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and Holland

Nov-2003 – May-2005

National Student Magazine „Semestr”; Editor / Proof-Reader

 
  • proof-reading, marketing; own articles

May-Jul-2004

Int.Ro International Meeting Place for Students, University of Jena, Germany

 
  • Language instructor: Polish for students from Germany and Switzerland

2000-2004

member of Poland-Finland Association (www.seura.pl)

Jun-Jul-2003

Ernst&Young S.A., Warszawa
Intern in HR Department

 
  • working on the projects of Career Development Section
  • support in annual assessment process

Jul-Aug-2002

ATAS Language Travel

 
  • Resident at a language school in Oxford, Great Britain
  • supervising the pupils participating in the program and language school services

Nov-2000 – Jun-2002

MODUS, School of Foreign Languages

 
  • Language instructor: English

Oct-2000 – Oct-2001

Student Science Circle of Human Resources Management “Personalni”

 
  • vice-president
  • participation in conferences; organising meetings with practitioners, workshops, lectures; own presentations

1999-2005

T.P.H. Pol-Intech Sp. z o.o.

 
  • International Sales Officer at Trading Department of the biggest Polish wholesaler of dental instruments
  • international contacts and correspondence, creating a bilingual company catalogue, translating and interpreting, representing the company on fairs in Poland and abroad, search for new business partners, servicing orders and the stock. Working on request basis depending on the company needs.

1994-1999

Tutor in English for children and teenagers aged 12-22.

Jun-Aug-1998

Girl Scouts, USA

 
  • camp counsellor: general care of American children aged 7-15