The average headcount in 2015 was 14,801 people, which was 2.6% less than in 2014. The main cause for the reduction in the average headcount was the termination of PJSC IDGC of the North-West’s last resort supplier functions in the Novgorod and Murmansk Oblasts. Additionally, the Company made efforts to optimize administrative and management headcount while recruiting people to vacant positions in operating divisions (OD) and distribution zones (DZ).
Company’s manning level in 2015 was 96.8%, 0.2% below the previous year’s level. The manning level of PJSC IDGC of the North-West remained stable over the last five years and maintained at a fairly high level of at least 96%.
The structure of personnel at PJSC IDGC of the North-West by category is typical for power grid companies with a majority of workers (over 50%) followed by specialists/office staff (31%) and managers (16%). The structure of personnel by category is stable and changed in the last five years insignificantly.
Age structure of personnel analysis shows that the HR potential at PJSC IDGC of the North-West is represented by employees aged from 25 to 50 years old (66%). However there is a minor reduction in the share of young specialists (2% versus 2011), and a growth of the share of employees above 50 years old (+1%). The average age of Company employees in 2015 remained flat at the level recorded in 2013 and 2014 as 42 years old.