3.1. HR Management

Traditionally, the Gazprom Group companies are named among the most attractive employers. For example, PJSC Gazprom is among Forbes’ Top 10 Best Employers in Russia. Gazprom was ranked first in Universum ratings in:

  • Business, Engineering/Natural Science, and Health/Medicine (from students’ point of view);
  • Business, Engineering/Natural Science (from working professionals’ point of view).

The main goal of PJSC Gazprom’s HR Policy is to retain highly skilled professionals who can efficiently deliver on day-to-day and strategic tasks.

PJSC Gazprom develops and implements consistent HR management approaches in its subsidiaries and affiliates. PJSC Gazprom’s key HR management solutions are applied, for instance, at the Gazprom Neft Group, Gazprom Energoholding, and Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat.

The fundamental document aiming to improve HR management activities at the Gazprom Group is the Comprehensive Program for Improvement of HR Management at PJSC Gazprom, its Subsidiaries and Entities in 2016—2020Approved by decree of PJSC Gazprom No. 29 dated February 17, 2016 (as amended by decrees of PJSC Gazprom No. 249 dated August 1, 2017 and No. 169 dated July 12, 2019)..

PJSC Gazprom set the following HR management goals for 2019: control over efficient implementation of the Company’s HR management policy through the system of KPIs, and identification of comprehensive approaches to staffing of the Company strategic projects. All the goals set for 2019 were delivered in full.

Key HR management principles are defined in the HR Management Policy of PJSC Gazprom, its Subsidiaries and Entities.

Legal Regulation of Social and Labour Relations at the Gazprom Group:
GRI 102-12
the labour and employment legislation of the Russian Federation and the countries of operation; the General Collective Agreement of PJSC Gazprom and its subsidiaries for 2019–2021;
the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work; the collective agreements and by-laws of the Gazprom Group entities;
the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the HR Management Policy of PJSC Gazprom, its Subsidiaries and Entities;
the Industry Agreement covering organizations of the oil and gas industries and construction of oil and gas facilities for 2020–2022; the Comprehensive Program for Improvement of HR Management at PJSC Gazprom, its Subsidiaries and Entities for 2016–2020.
the Sectoral Tariff Agreement in the power sector of the Russian Federation for 2019–2021;

The Industry Agreement covering organizations of the oil and gas industries and construction of oil and gas facilities for 2020–2022 was adopted in 2019. The Agreement was facilitated by the representatives of PJSC Gazprom and the Gazprom Workers’ Union Interregional Organization.