Katerina Trpeska - Nikolic

Angestellt, Senior Expert Global Recruiting Governance/ Framework & Design, Deutsche Telekom AG

Skopje, Macedonia


Experienced organizational and people development
Practiced reorganization implementation and brand
I have stable career progress through various posi
from Chief of Cabinet of CEO of Makedonski telekom
Head of staff department where I have worked on Br
I have worked on various cross-functional and Grou
Master in HR management with thesis on organizatio
retention & succession planning
management experience.
staff development
recruitment and selection
talent management


Professional experience for Katerina Trpeska - Nikolic

  • Current 6 years and 9 months, since Jan 2017

    Senior Expert Global Recruiting Governance/ Framework & Design

    Deutsche Telekom AG

    Designing and implementing employer reputation and improving global recruiting organization; execute (Project, IT, Change, Process, Consultancy to all kind of entities) overarching complex projects with multiple Stakeholder, HR strategy and guidelines, sub-disciplinary management of the assigned employees, Strategic control and commissioning of external service providers with final make-or-buy decision, local Employer Branding & HR Marketing strategies, external benchmarksfor sourcing strategies.

  • Current 11 years, since Oct 2012

    Director of HR Business Partners' department

    Makedonski Telekom AD - Skopje, at Deutsche Telekom Group

    Providing proactive, innovative and customer-oriented HR solutions that are relevant to the accomplishment of Business Units' objectives. Developing and deploying strategies and tactics. Establishing metrics for HR processes. Includes succession planning, leadership development, long & short-term staffing plans. Build on the talent base needed to match the growth strategy in the business.

  • 1 year, Nov 2011 - Oct 2012

    HR Business Partner

    Makedonski Telekom, Deutsche Telekom Group

  • 3 years and 2 months, Oct 2008 - Nov 2011

    Senior Manager for Headcount Planning and Organisational development

    Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje /Deutsche Telekom Group

    - Designs, develops and introduces organization structure in systematic manner, employees’ impact management and identification of opportunities; - Evaluation of job positions and job positions in clusters; - Integral headcount management and higher efficiency management; - Coordination of HR activities in the Cross-Corporate Deutsche Telekom AG Group projects related to the Re-Branding, Joint Retail programs, Corporate cultural projects customer satisfaction and service oriented corporate culture).

  • 10 months, Jan 2008 - Oct 2008

    Head of Staff Development Department

    Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje /Deutsche Telekom Group

    Assessing training needs and preparing strategic training maps - Managing Group employee satisfaction surveys - Strategic HR recruitment, planning and development - Recruitment and Staff development - Retention and succession planning - Efficiency improvement programs

  • 2 years and 10 months, Mar 2005 - Dec 2007

    General Coordinator of CEO

    Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje /Deutsche Telekom Group

    Managing the CEO cabinet Supports the CEO in the external bodies where the CEO is a member and participates in the meetings. Coordinates the tasks and follow ups of the top management bodies and board of directors, -strategic tasks, development and monitoring of all internal issues related to the Finance, HR, Internal Audit, Regulatory and Corporate communications.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Feb 2003 - Mar 2005

    Personal Assistant of the CEO

    Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje /Deutsche Telekom Group

    Manages the Top management committee, prepare the agenda with the submissions and follow up of the tasks from that body. Manages the CEO cabinet responsibilities.

  • 1 year and 1 month, May 2001 - May 2002


    AIESEC in Macedonia

    manages the global strategy for development of the organization. It is a subsidiary of AIESEC International-world wide non-profit organization based on exchange of people and experience. Prepares and facilitates trainings for development, soft skills and management projects. Also is responsible for major and strategic projects of AIESEC Macedonia and partnership network with the business community

  • 2001 - 2002

    Media Coordinator

    TRIANGLE Agency

    Political media & advertizing during Presidential & local elections. Preparation of advertising proposals, price setting and media planning and organizing the distribution.

  • 1 year and 1 month, May 2000 - May 2001

    Vice President for Exchange

    AIESEC in Macedonia

    Responsible for national incoming and outgoing exchange, national development programs and global strategy implementation. Fund raising and job raising responsible. West-east region networking.

  • 1999 - 2000

    Local Committee President

    AIESEC Local Committee Skopje of AIESEC in Macedonia

    Building the local committee development strategies, fundraising and governing local projects. Recruitment strategy development and support of the national committee strategy. Reactivation of international student exchange programs in AIESEC in Macedonia; Maintaining full membership status at AIESEC in Macedonia Improving Local Committee’s recruiting strategy, leading with full100 memberships Job fear' projects, Talent pool development, Equipping a local facilitators’ pool

  • 3 months, Jun 1999 - Aug 1999

    Finance associate, budget department,

    Public Electricity Athens, Greece

    - Budgeting - Financial analysis

  • 1997 - 1999

    Marketing Agent

    SITEL Television

  • 1997 - 1999


    Krusevo Export-Skopje, Macedonia

    Trade & merchandising office management

  • 6 months, Apr 1998 - Sep 1998

    Project team member

    Deloitte & Touche, Skopje

    - Part of a project for restructuring (due diligence) - Communication - Gathering and processing the financial data

  • 11 months, Jan 1995 - Nov 1995

    Market Researcher

    Saatchi & Saatchi, macedonia

    Market research for business clients

Educational background for Katerina Trpeska - Nikolic

  • 2 years and 3 months, Mar 2007 - May 2009

    Master in Business Administration Studies in HR Management

    New York College Thessaloniki, Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB)

    HR Stratengy, Organizational Development & Change, Industrial Relations, Cross cultural management, Organizational Behaviour & Leadership

  • 7 years and 1 month, Sep 1995 - Sep 2002

    macro economy & banking

    St. Cyril and Methodius

    banking, macro economy, economics, international economic relations, financial management, accountancy, statistics & business laws


  • English



internal communication
media & marketing planning and campaign
HR strategies
talent management
succession planning and retention; recruitment strategies
cross-cultural projects


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