Enrique Calvet Chambon
c/ Bravo Murillo 28 – 28015 Madrid 660327164
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
-- Management of all aspects of Human Resources: administration, training, assignation of personnel, adjustment of staff levels, job evaluation, business climate and, particularly, negotiation of labour agreements and relations with trade unions. -- Management of issues concerning international and institutional relations, especially in the area of the E.U. -- General and strategic management
IZAR. S. A.- Madrid, since October 2001. (Spanish state-owned shipbuilding
Special Advisor to the Chairman and the Board for relations with E.U. Institutions.
I set the strategy of the company concerning its dealings with the Commission, the Economic and Social Committee and the European Parliament. I represent the company in the European Committee for social dialogue in the shipbuilding sector.
Chairman of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee- Shipbuilding Industry
Created by the Commission on October 2003
SOCIEDAD ESTATAL DE PARTICIPACIONES INDUSTRIALES (SEPI) –
Madrid, 1996-2001. (Industrial Spanish public holding)
Corporate Deputy Director of Human Resources and Industrial Relations
-Managed the corporate policy of human resources and labour costs control of the subsidiaries of the holding company (building, mining, shipyards, steel, transport, defence companies like HUNOSA, BAZÁN, SANTA BÁRBARA, AESA, IBERIA, INITEC, POTASAS, INESPAL among others). I co-ordinated an economic and legal staff to practice the policy of control and monitoring and to participate directly in negotiations of important labour agreements at high levels, (HUNOSA. INESPAL, etc...) among other responsibilities. Besides:
Participated in preparing companies for privatisation. Responsible for the representation of S.E.P.I before European Commission committees and the European Centre of Enterprises with Public Participation in labour related matters. Co-ordinated the training policies of the whole group. Managed the salary, training and career policy of high level staff (divisional, deputy and department directors)
ICEX, INSTITUTO ESPAÑOL DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR – Madrid, 1994-1996.
(Spanish Institute for foreign trade promotion)
Human Resources Director, Member of the Executive Board.
I was in charge of the organisation and launching of the position that was new. The whole human resources amounted to 800 people (mainly white collars) established in the Headquarters, regional delegations around Spain and foreign trade International Offices all over the world. In the last case, many local workers were complying with the laws of their country and I had to deal with this fact as an important aspect of my job. I was entrusted with the task of changing the climate of the company, abandoning administrative habits and gaining in dynamism and modern, customeroriented management. For that purpose: Participated in the general strategy of the company as a member of the Board (five members) Implemented an audit of Human Resources. Designed and managed the policies and plans of action to set up new systems of recruitment, training for change, wage and salary systems, job evaluation and, very important, internal communication. Implemented a new computerised system for staff management and administration. Negotiated new collective agreements. Organised outside network in labour management aspects, simultaneously with the introduction of Intranet and on- line communications in accordance with the technical Division. My budget was over 3 billion ptas. ( 18 million euro)
EDITORES ASOCIADOS – Madrid, 1993-1998 (Co-operative)
I led the setting up of the firm: targets and means, definition of commercial actions, negotiations with suppliers, implementation of procedures and building up of the team during 1993 and 1994. In 1996 and first half of 1997 I participated in European community projects for Spain, helping Spanish Institutions and companies to make the most of the financial support they had obtained.
MINAS DE ALMADÉN – Madrid, 1989-1993. (Mining Company)
Director of Human Resources and Chief of the Chairman’s Office
Human Resources Administered the Personnel Management, Safety and Hygiene, and Environmental Departments, with responsibility for managing a budget of 2 billion pesetas (12 million euro) and a staff of 1200 workers in five different workplaces.
Responsible for negotiating four collective agreements in four different sectors: mining, building, milk production industry and farming activity. Established a computerised system for staff management and an internal communication system. Implemented a work safety plan that led to a 25% reduction in the number and the seriousness of accidents. Designed and implemented the first global plan of training. Likewise responsible for negotiating an agreement on employment regulation affecting 40% of the staff, signed by the company’s trade unions, and carried out without any conflicts.
Office functions Responsible for institutional and international relations and for internal and external communication. Represented the company on visits to similar European concerns and before Spanish and foreign institutions. Supported and advised general management in conceiving and implementing sales campaigns; dealt directly with foreign clients and negotiated with suppliers. Analysed macroeconomic, sectoral and socio-economic situations.
MEMBER OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION -. Brussels and Madrid, 1986-1990
Vice-President of the Economy and Finance Section – Member of the Commissions for Industry and for Environment.
Co-ordinated and oriented the drafting of many reports. Participated in the Val Duchesse meetings and many negotiations with social organisations. Represented the ESC before Institutions and Governments.
EXECUTIVE FEDERAL COMMISSION OF THE U.G.T. - Madrid, 1983 – 1989
(Spain’s largest trade union)
Head of the economic office
Principally responsible for directing the section’s team of economists, specialists in macroeconomics and labour market. Took part in negotiations with institutional bodies. Supported the Legal Department. Represented the Executive Commission in a technical capacity before various bodies: *Member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish National Employment Agency *Representative before the O.C.D.E., the delegations of the I.M.F., the European Trade Union Confederation and others. *Member of the National Consulting Committee for collective bargaining. *Member of the Executive Commission of the National Fund for wage guarantees. *Member of the National Council of Statistics and the National Prices Board.
GENERAL TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT OF THE MINISTRY OF TRADE –
Supervised a staff that produced studies and reports on the balance of payments and the creation of unit-value indices. Oversaw comparative studies of national and foreign markets and Spain’s position vis-à-vis the E.U.
Lecturer in the Free Circulation of Workers and in E.U. Social Policy. University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid. 1984-1990. Lecturer in Economics INAE University Academy. 1979-1984. Titular professor of French at the Institut Français de Madrid. 1972-1979. Publications: periodic contributor on economic and social matters to specialised journals, former member of the editorial committee of the reviews Claridad and L’événement Européen.(París).
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
Graduate in Business Management. IESE (Master of 600.hours, Madrid 19971998) Master of Human Resources Management. Secretaría de Estado de Comercio y Cámara de Comercio, Madrid (1992-1993) Master in Economic Theory. Two years of economic theory, economic structures and International Trade. Cámara de Comercio y Ministerio de Economía, CECO, Madrid (1979-1982). Graduate in Physics. (five years) Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1977). Graduate in Hispanic Literary studies. (three years) Université de Toulouse, France (1972). Other courses: Managerial competencies development (IESE), Marketing Management, Co-operative’s Management, Training and Career jobs Management, Foreign Trade. Diplomas from the “ Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, CEPADE.”
English: Totally fluent. Proficiency level. Used regularly in the workplace for years. French / Spanish: Bilingual. Italian: Fluently spoken
Born the 28th of October of 1950. Married, no children.