Albania

P&P has been operating in Albania since the end of 2000, actively providing recruitment services, trainings, profiling and Assessment Centers. Predominantly clients are international companies who are already operating in Albania or those wishing to do so. To date P&P Albania has supplied services to companies operating in the following sectors:

  • Banking
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceuticals & cosmetics
  • Tourism
  • FMCG and distribution
  • Hotels
  • Oil and mining industries, infrastructure and energy etc.

 

Team

Managing Director
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Bianca Duro
Managing Director

Phone: +355 42 23 63 25
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Academic title: Dipl.Ing. (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna)

Work expercience:

  • Since 2001 Managing Director of Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger Albania.  Expansion of P&P in Albania.
  • Since 2008 Managing Director of Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger Kosovo.  Expansion of P&P in Kosovo.
  • 6 years in Austria and Albania/ Managing position in ALMAKO -Austrian Regional Business Cluster.  Responsible for international companies by market representation, development of partner network in Albania Kosovo, Macedonia.  
  • 8  years  experience in food industry / quality assurance, ISO 9001, HACCP

Main achievements /fields of operations of P&P:

  • Expansion  of the P&P Services  in Albania
  • Expansion of P&P Services  in Kosovo ( since 2008 )
  • Executive Search
  • HR-Consultancy for Middle and Top Management  
  • P&P Business Development in Albania und Kosovo
  • Expansion of various services, such as Assessment Center, salary studies, trainings in Albania & Kosovo      

Main sectors of expertise:

  • Industry
  • Construction / Energy
  • IT/Telecommunications
  • Trade
  • Financial Services

Languages:

  • Albanian (mother tongue)
  • German  (fluent)
  • Italian  (good)
  • Englisch (basic)

Additional activities and hobbies:

  • Classical  Music, floristry, travelling
Partner/ Consultant
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Diana Marko
Partner/ Consultant

Phone: +355 4 2 232 782
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Academic qualification:

  • Faculty of Foreign languages  at the University of Tirana/Albania
  • Faculty of Economics at the University of Shkodra/Albania

Work experience prior to P&P:

  • 4 years  -ALMAKO Austrian Regional Business Cluster  - Administrative Manager

Main areas of expertise at P&P:

  • Implemented and managed the recruitment processes of experts in middle and senior management roles  
  • Research & preparation of target list of companies and other sources;
  • Identification & approach of potential candidates
  • In-depth structured interviews;
  • Pre-selection, preparation and presentation of "short list" of candidates
  • Consultation and advice throughout the selection process
  • Reference-checks on finalist candidates; Managed the process of "Integrity check"
  • Preparation of payroll list in alignment with the company's working processes (i.e. inclusion of rostering cases, as per the needs of the clients)
  • Interpretation of labour legislation and provision of support on this regard
  • Follow up of processes related to working permit and residency permit
  • Alignment and interpretation of other countries legislations in relation to taxation perspective
  • Assist clients with the preparation of performance appraisal
  • Identification of Trainings Needs/organization of trainings
  • Trained Assessor for Middle Management Positions/Assessment Centers/Knowledge on Profile XT/ Online Assessment Tool

Main sectors of expertise:

  • Local and International Recruitment
  • Payroll , benefits and compensation
  • Employment relationship / Labor Legislation

Languages:

  • German
  • English
  • Albanian (mother tongue)

Additional activities and hobbies:

  • Music, literature, dancing, cooking
Managing Director
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Hans Spernbauer
Managing Director

Phone: +355 423 27 82
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Education:

  • From 1962 to 1969: Higher Technical School for Food Processing (milk and cheese production) - Master diploma
  • From 1967 to 1972: University of Vienna Faculty of law - Doctor of law

Key Qualifications:

  • Over 25 years experience in company management (general management, organisation and administration, business development and marketing, production and logistics, corporate finance and accounting, etc.) in particular related to the food industry sector
  • Extensive working experience and understanding related to Eastern European issues (attitudes, commercial business, administration)
  • Experience in the provision of technical consulting services (Austria and Eastern Europe)
  • Specific knowledge of food processing technologies and logistics (in particular milk and dairy industry)

Specific experience pertaining to Eastern European Countries:

  • From 1990 to 1992: Czech and Slovak Federal Republic
    Development and management of a joint-venture with a Czech partner organisation (first Czech joint venture activity in the milk and dairy sector)
  • From 1993 to 1994: Poland
    Development of a bilateral technical co-operation aimed to the improvement of the situation of Polish milk farmers
  • From 1994 to 1997: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
    Regular business contacts (export activities)
  • Since 1998: Czech Republic, Croatia, Albania
    Several consulting activities related to clients in Czech Republic (Znojmo, Ceske Budejovice), Croatia and Albania (Tirana)

Membership of professional bodies:

  • Member of the wholesalers representative committee in the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce
  • Technical expert (representative of employer's interests) for legal proceedings in the labour court;

Language skills:

  • German (native)
  • English

Other skills:

  • Master of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)
Partner/ Consultant
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Laura Zhebo
Partner/ Consultant

Phone: +355 4 232 782
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Academic title: MSc in business Administration

Work Experience prior to P&P:

  • 3 years  - Irish League of Credit Unions as Field Trainer
  • 3 years – British American Tobacco – Human Resources Executive
  • 1 year – Avon Cosmetics as Sales Trainer
  • 6 years - Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger People in Albania & Kosovo

Main areas of expertise at P&P:

  • Executive Search: Recruitment
  • Personnel on demand
  • Management Audit; Assessment Centers
  • Salary Market Survey
  • Training: Coaching
  • Career Consulting, Restructuring of HR Department

Main sectors of expertise:

  • IT/telecommunication
  • FMCG companies
  • Cosmetics

Languages:

  • Albanian (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • Italian (fluent)
  • Spanish (understanding level)

Additional activities and hobbies:

  • Board Member and one of the founders of CEMT (Center of Evaluation Monitoring and Training)
  • Music, swimming, joking



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