HR Management

HR management in ALROSA embraces all major areas of work with human resources

The total number of ALROSA employees as of December 31, 2016, was 27,556 people.

The average age of the Company’s employees in 2016 was 41 year.

25,861 employees worked in the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 1,695 employees from the total headcount were employed in other regions of the Russian Federation.

Breakdown of ALROSA personnel by categories


6,467 managers and specialists passed various training courses, including courses at HR Training Center–6,371 employees. In 2016, 132 employees completed professional retraining programs in training centers in the Russian Federation.

HR training in PJSC ALROSA was carried out in accordance with the approved workers’ training, retraining and advanced training plan on the base of Aikhal, Lensk, Mirny, and Udachny training centers of the HR Training Center. The full list of programs for workers’ training includes over 80 professions and specialized courses. In 2016, 5,676 employees completed different professional training programs and 4,381 employees completed induction programs to get for different types of authorized access.

Key Thrusts of ALROSA HR Policy

Risk Factors Tasks HR Policy
Predominant influence on the economy of the region. Specifics of the mining industryTransition to underground miningSevere climatic conditions

Remoteness of Western Yakutia from developed infrastructure

Local employment. Creation of a favorable social climate in the region.Availability of skilled personnel.Skillpool formation and management.

Minimization of costs related to inviting human resources from other regions.

Optimization of the age composition of personnel, recruitment and retention of young people.

Policy aimed at recruiting local personnel. Support of dynasties.A programme of pre-university career guidance.Training and re-training of employees in accordance with the company technical development programme.

Continuous education and development of personnel on the basis of a corporate staff training and education system.

Extensive social package including some benefits and privileges inscribed in the collective agreement, well beyond and above Russian laws.

Work with young specialists, fringe benefits and privileges for young employees, which are inscribed in the collective agreement, and social programmes and infrastructure (kindergartens, cultural and sports facilities, etc.).

Today, the wage level in ALROSA corresponds to the leading positions accepted by ore mining companies in Russia. In 2014, an average wage per one employee in our company grew by 8.1% and amounted to RUB 97.1 thousand.

This page was last updated on 10 September 2013 at 15.43