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Catherine Winter

15 Ramsey Road
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Phone: 908-236-6600
Mobile: 908-310-8439
E-mail : cwf60c90@westpost.net
Objective
Apply 14+ years of senior, professional Human Resources experience
to provide leadership, problem-solving and support for organizations
either through an HR Generalist/Business Partner role or in an HR
specialist assignment. Unique experience with
expatriate/international assignments, global organizations. Open to
projects, less-than full-time and contractual assignments.
SPECIALIZATION
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HR CONSULTING around performance management, job design, competency
and skill assessment, personal development, training, staffing,
compensation
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HR STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT as it supports business modela"workforce
planning, organizational alignment, job redesign, staffing,
retention, compensation, retention
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT such as HR policy development and deployment,
reorganizations, HR efficiency metrics, compensation programs, career
development
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HR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT such as succession planning ,
recognition, skills assessment, training, orientation programs, job
evaluation
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TRANSITION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT during times of
acquisition, divestiture, realignment, downsizing
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LEGAL HRa"harassment, performance, redeployment, dismissal, FMLA,
ADA, hiring/assessment, co-employment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Catherine Winter LLC (Self-Employed) 2004-Present
HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER AND HR PROJECT MANAGER
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_OCTOBER 2010 TO PRESENT _PDI, INC.
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DEVELOP AND MANAGE COMPANY-WIDE JOB EVALUATION PROJECT, PERFORMANCE
MANAGEMENT AND MERIT PLANNINGand other initiatives, as assigned.
Provide HR consultation and generalist support for pharmaceutical
sales team. Full-time temporary assignment.
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_JUNE 2006 TO OCTOBER 2010_
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COMPLETED HR PROJECT WORK FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM EMPLOYERS IN
NON-PROFIT, INSURANCE, BIOTECH INDUSTRIES. Projects included
Co-employment HR protocol; performance management process and tool
redesign; revamped LOA and FMLA communications, tools and process;
Developed employee handbook and employment-related
policies/practices, H-1 visa project, non-profit compensation
analysis and salary recommendations, staffing process, HR-related
communications.
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_JUNE 2004 TO JUNE 2006 _INVENTIV INC.
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PROVIDED PART-TIME GENERALIST HR support for pharmaceutical contract
sales force. Generalist activities include staffing, compensation
administration, performance management, workforce deployment
(downsizing, reorganizations, and skills assessment), training
delivery, employee relations, legal HR, retention and staffing
analysis using interviews and PeopleSoft tools.
NCR Corp/ AT HR team of 6.
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HR LEADER ON NCR COMPANY-SIDE CROSS FUNCTIONAL TEAM CHARGED WITH
DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ORGANIZATIONAL MODEL FOLLOWING
DIVESTITURE FROM AT heavy matrix relationships
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AS PART OF A 3-PERSON HR TEAM, TRANSITIONED 800+ PERSON NCR AND AT&T
MARKETING ORGANIZATIONS into a new, consolidated, AT&T global
marketing organization in 4 months. Identified key leadership
positions, roles, responsibilities, relationships,
skills/competencies required, developed assessment process and tools,
redeployment criteria and process, key communication role with new
leaders, employees, global HR colleagues. Recognized for outstanding
performance and impact.
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CONDUCTED IN-DEPTH ORGANIZATION, COMPENSATION AND MARKET ANALYSIS,
developed new compensation plan for global implementation including
conversion criteria, transitioned 800+ employees into new plan
including base and incentive plans, developed and implemented
extensive communications plan. Successfully completed in 8 weeks.
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Primary accountability to DISMANTLE A 800+ PERSON ORGANIZATION IN 6
WEEKS UPON DIVESTITURE FROM AT&T. Activities included individual and
workgroup analyses, legal reviews, impromptu and scheduled
communications via email newsletters, helpline, conference calls,
town hall meetings, individual and small group meetings, senior
executive and HR community forums.
Cray Research 1990 to 1992 St. Paul, MN
Compensation Specialist
Company-wide base and incentive plans, PeopleSoft Implementation,
small work group consulting, job evaluation, salary survey
participation.
Dow Chemical 1988 to 1990 Midland, MI
HR Leadership Program Participant and Generalist
Rotational assignments with project focus
Supported Central Research, Production, Plasticsa"sales,
engineering, infrastructure, marketing
Education
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Master of Arts in Industrial Relations
ST. OLAF COLLEGE NORTHFIELD, MN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing