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EPAM External Referral Program Poland

This document provides the terms and conditions for our external Refer to EPAM program – Poland. A reward will be given to non-EPAM employees for successful referrals, which means the candidate was hired or engaged by EPAM.

By submitting a referral to EPAM, you are committing that you have the referred individual’s consent to share their personal data and CV with EPAM. All personal data of applicants shall be processed in accordance with our Applicant Privacy Notice based on the location of hire.

All personal data of referrers shall be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.


ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

The referrer is ineligible for a reward payment if:

  • The referrer is a recruitment consultant, agency or other business that seeks to place candidates with companies in exchange for money
  • The referred individual has communicated directly or indirectly with EPAM regarding a career opportunity in the previous 90 days before the date of referral. The validity of this condition will be checked against our records under EPAM's applicant tracking system.
  • The referred individual was previously submitted to EPAM by an approved staffing agency or by under EPAM’s Employee Referral scheme in the previous six (6) months.
  • The referred individual has worked for EPAM during the “Previous Employment Period” as set out in the table below and is eligible for rehire.
  • The referred individual is hired into an internship, entry-level program, temporary role or any non-eligible roles, as set out in the table below.
  • The referring individual does not have first-hand personal and/or professional knowledge of the individual being referred and is unable to provide their personal contact information and/or resume.
  • The referred individual works for an EPAM client or partner where there is a current no-hire or non-solicitation agreement.
  • The referred individual is recommending him/herself to EPAM.
  • The referred individual does not have permission to work full-time in the location of hire.
  • The referred individual is ineligible for hire based on current labour laws.
  • The referring individual is an EPAM employee or independent consultant.
  • There is not enough information in the referred individual’s submission to contact the candidate.
  • Candidate’s experience (based on their CV) does not match EPAM demand expectations.
  • There is another external/internal referral for this person.
  • The referring individual is an immediate family member of an EPAM employee who is a: Member of the Talent Acquisition, Staffing, Human Resources team or Resource Manager/Unit Manager of the role being filled.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • This external referral program is applicable to roles as advertised under the ‘Refer to EPAM Europe program. Each location will have slightly different rules as set out in the table below (“local conditions”).
  • For each successful referral, where candidate is hired and meets additional local conditions, a sum will be paid to the referrer based on the location of hire.
  • All referral reward amounts will be made in local national currency of the location of hire and are subject to applicable local taxes, where applicable. However, unless stipulated otherwise, it is the referrer’s responsibility to report this bonus to the relevant tax authority, if required. In other words, if any tax expense arises out of this bonus payment, the referrer/recipient is solely responsible to settle it without any further involvement from EPAM.
  • For payments to be processed, all individuals who earn a reward through EPAM’s external referral program are required to provide the required information as set out in the table below within 30 days of being notified by EPAM of eligibility for a reward. If the information is not provided within 30 days, the reward will expire.
  • EPAM may require additional information to process the payment and failure to provide such information may result in a delay or cancellation of the reward payment.
  • All payments will be electronically processed. The recipient name of the payment must match the referrer name and name on the Bank Account.
  • You will be notified by our ‘Refer to EPAM’ team if your referral is hired.
  • To be eligible for a reward, your referral must be hired within the Validity Period, as set out in the table below, from the date EPAM received your referral.
  • Submitting a referral does not create or imply any type of employment or other relationship between EPAM and the referrer. The referrer is not authorised to make any representations, offers or other comments on behalf of EPAM.
  • The referrer warrants that he/she by referring this candidate, they are not acting in breach of express or implied without employment or other obligations owed to third parties.

NOTE: EPAM Talent Acquisition Leadership has the right to determine eligibility and payments of all referrals in question in its sole discretion. The program may be withdrawn by EPAM at any time, without prior notification.

LOCATION SPECIFIC CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Location of hire Previous employment period Validity Period   Reward amount and currency Roles ineligible for reward  Information needed for reward to be processed  Additional conditions  
Poland 3 months 6 months
PLN 4,000 gross
Non-IT roles such as corporate support functions
Questionnaire
Bank Statement
N/A
Definitions, Abbreviations and Acronyms 
ATS ATS Applicant Tracking System 
Candidate A Person referred to EPAM by EPAM External Referral Program Poland 
Job Post/Vacancy  Positions qualifying for the EPAM External Referral Program Poland published on https://careers.epam-poland.pl/careers/refer-to-epam-poland
Legal Entity  An individual, company, or organization that has legal rights and obligation (natural person conducts business activity) 
Organizer EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o
Recommendation A term used to describe the entity created during application to referral 
Recruiter A Talent Acquisition team member responsible for the referral recruitment process 
Referral Administrator  A Talent Acquisition team member allowed to process referrals
Referral A term used to describe the relation between the referrer and the recommended candidate
Referral Form A document with the referrer and referral details required for further processing
Referrer A Person who recommends a friend to EPAM via EPAM External Referral Program Poland 
Payment Form  A document with the referrer bank account details mandatory for the payment transfer 
Email ExternalReferralPL@epam.com – a point of contact between the Referrer and EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o. 
The program The program EPAM External Referral Program Poland 
Website Meaning: https://careers.epam-poland.pl/refer-to-epam-poland

INTRODUCTION

The EPAM External Referral Program Poland allows non-EPAM employees to recommend a person for a vacancy post on the website.

If the candidate joins EPAM, the referrer will receive a bonus of PLN 4,000 GROSS. Joining means that the candidate signs the agreement (i. e. employment contract/B2B) with the company and starts the work for EPAM. The payment procedure will be initiated within 30 days from joining EPAM. 

PURPOSE
These Terms and Conditions are designed with the purpose of:

  • providing guidance and clearly describing the external referral procedure in Poland during the recruitment process,
  • establishing incentives and recognition for all who facilitate EPAM’s hiring initiatives by referring potential new hires to EPAM recruiters. 

SCOPE
This Policy applies to all individuals who are non-EPAM employees and decide to participate in the program.

The owner of this document is EPAM Poland Talent Acquisition.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Manager PL is the approver of the changes to this document.

The EPAM Poland Talent Acquisition team is responsible for regular updates and maintenance of this document. 


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PARTICIPANTS

  1. Every natural person who is not an EPAM Employee and recommends a friend to EPAM, in response to a job offer published on the website, may become a participant of the program.
  2. Legal entities (such as e.g. recruitment agencies) are excluded from the program.
  3. Candidates may take part in the program regardless of whether they have participated in the EPAM recruitment process more than three months from the submission date.
  4. The Referrer should have a valid bank account set up in Poland, as well as their tax residence must take place in Poland.
  5. Participation in the program means accepting undermentioned terms and conditions defining the rules of the program.

RULES

  1. In order to participate in the program, it is necessary to fill in all the fields required in the form, providing the referrer’s and the referral’s (candidate) details. 
  2. Positions qualifying for the EPAM External Referral Program Poland are listed on the website. 
  3. GDPR – once the referral is accepted by the Referral Administrator, the system automatically sends Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy to the candidate’s email address provided by the referrer. Simultaneously, the candidate’s profile is created in EPAM ATS. 
  4. The referral is valid for six months from the moment of the submission date (creation date). 
  5. The referral’s creation date is the date when the Form is filled out and submitted for further processing. 
  6. One referrer can recommend an unlimited number of candidates. The referrers cannot recommend themselves. 
  7. The referral must be submitted via the form provided on the website where current external referral openings can be found. 

BONUS ELIGIBILITY

Referral is accepted if:

  • The referred individual has not been considered for employment by EPAM within the three months before the date of referral submission. The validity of this condition will be checked against the records under the company’s ATS.
  • The referred individual is not marked as ‘do not pursue’ in the ATS if already exists in EPAM internal hiring databases. 
  • The referred individual does not work for an EPAM client with a valid “No hire” agreement. 
  • The referred individual has not been submitted to EPAM by an approved Staffing/Recruitment Agency within the agreed period of ownership. 
  • The referred individual is a former EPAM personnel or a graduate of Training Centre/Academy/Lab whose employment status has been Not Active for a minimum of three (3) months and/or who is eligible to be Rebadged with EPAM. 
  • The referred individual did not apply to EPAM within three months before the date of referral.

 Referral is rejected if:

  • The referred individual has been considered for employment by EPAM within the three months before the date of referral. The validity of this condition will be checked against the records under the company’s ATS. 
  • There is not enough information in the referred individual’s submission to contact the candidate. 
  • The referred individual cannot be hired according to local labor law. 
  • Candidate’s experience (based on their CV) does not match EPAM demand expectations. 
  • The referred individual is marked as ‘do not pursue’ in the ATS if already exists in EPAM internal hiring databases. • The referrer is an EPAM employee.
  • The referred individual is an EPAM employee. 
  • There is another valid internal/external referral for this person. 
  • The referrer recommends themselves to EPAM. 
  • The referred individual works for an EPAM client with a valid “No hire” agreement.
  • The recommended person was proposed to EPAM by a Staffing/Recruitment Agency within the period specified in the agreement with the Agency.
  • If the referred individual is a former EPAM personnel or a Training Centre/Academy/Lab graduate, and this person left the company or graduated from Training Centre/Academy/Lab less than three (3) months before the date the referral was submitted; 
  • The referred individual applied to EPAM within three months before the date of referral. 

Referral is Cancelled if:

  • The submitted referral will be cancelled in case of referrals duplication.

TERMS OF REFERRAL PROCESSING
  1. Each referral is processed by the Referral Administrator. 
  2. Referrals are verified within the three working days after the date of submission. After a recommendation is verified, the referrer receives an email notification about the decision
  3. In case one and the same person recommends twice one and the same candidate, such referral is cancelled due to the duplication
  4. If the referrer does not receive a notification about the bonus eligibility decision within three working days, they should write to ExternalReferralPL@epam.com.
  5. After the referral is hired, the referrer will receive a notification (by email or phone) and will be asked to fill out the Bonus Payment Form required for the money transfer.

THE BONUS PAYMENT

BONUS PAYMENT CONDITIONS

  1. Direct application without the REFERRAL SUBMISSION does not qualify for the bonus payment. 
  2. A recommendation bonus will be granted to every person who fulfils the criteria described in the herein document.
  3. A recommendation is valid for six months from the date of the REFERRAL SUBMISSION. 
    • After this time, if EPAM hires with the referred individual, the recommendation bonus will not be granted.
    • The organizer reserves the right to grant the bonus in unusual and justified cases (e.g. if the organizer prolongs referral validity because the hiring process is started shortly before referral expiration). If this occurs, the referrer will be informed directly. 
  4. If a candidate is recommended by multiple referrers, the bonus will be granted to the person whose referral was submitted as first. 
  5. If the referred individual is hired for a position other than the one indicated in the referral and joining EPAM will take place within six months of the submission date, a bonus will be paid out. 

BONUS PAYMENT AMOUNT 
For each referral leading to the referred individual’s hire, PLN 4,000 GROSS will be paid to the referrer. 

BONUS PAYMENT PROCESS 

  1. EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o. o. is responsible for all bonus payments to referrer. 
  2. The bonus is paid in PLN (gross amount) via bank transfer to the referrer's bank account indicated in the Referral Program Payment FORM (appendix 1) and Bank Form (appendix 2).
  3. The payment procedure will be initiated within 30 days from joining EPAM. 
  4. The bonus is available only to the referrers who provide the required information necessary to receive the bonus, not later than 30 days after qualifying for the bonus (after the said period, the bonus expires).
  5. The Legal entity should provide the invoice and Bank Form. 
  6. Individual should provide the attached Form and Bank Form.
  7. The referrer will be informed about the bonus payment decision by EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o. (via email or phone) not later than within 30 days from providing the required information. 

PRIVACY POLICY

All details concerning personal data processing are included in the Privacy Policy that can be found at www.epam.com. The documents can also be found here: https://www.epam.com/applicant-privacynotice and https://www.epam.com/privacy-policy.


PROGRAM ORGANIZATION
  • The organizer of the program is EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o. o.
  • The group responsible for the program in Poland is the EPAM Poland Talent Acquisition Team.
  • The decision-maker in case of any changes concerning the program is the EPAM Poland Talent Acquisition Team. 
  • The organizer is obligated to supervise the program and ensure compliance with its rules. Program record-keeping is also the duty of the organizer.
  • The organizer has the right to change the rules of the program concerning its duration time and means of paying bonuses. 
  • In case of outstanding issues or points of disagreement, the organizer of the program retains the right to decide and resolve them. 

Accepted by the program organizer,
EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o.


REFERRAL PROGRAM FORM

Appendix 1 

W związku z Referral Program w firmie EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o.  oświadczam i potwierdzam dane: In connection with Referral Program with EPAM Systems (Poland) Sp. z o.o.  I hereby state the following:

DANE OSOBOWE/PERSONAL DATA

IMIĘ / name                               
NAZWISKO / surname   
DATA URODZENIA / date of birth  
MIEJSCE URODZENIA / place of birth (city)  
OBYWATELSTWO / citizenship  
NR PESEL/PESEL number  

 

DANE ADRESOWE DLA CELÓW PODATKOYCH/ADDRESS DATA FOR TAX PURPOSE

MIEJSCOWOŚĆ / city                               
KOD POCZTOWY / postal code   
GMINA / community  
POWIAT/ district   
WOJEWÓDZTWO / province   
ULICA, NR DOMU, NR MIESZKANIA / street, building and apartment number  

 

URZĄD SKARBOWY/TAX OFFICE 

URZĄD SKARBOWY/TAX OFFICE                               

 

DANE BANKOWE/BANK DETAILS 

NR RACHUNKU BANKOWEGO/BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER                                

 

OŚWIADCZENIE PODATKOWE/TAX STATEMENT 

Wyrażam zgodę na dostarczenie rocznego rozliczenia podatkowego PIT-11 na adres mailowy / I agrre for prowiding tax declaration PIT-11 to mail address: Mail:                                

 

KWOTA BONUSU/REFERRAL BONUS AMOUNT

Kwota bonusu/Referral bonus amount                                 

 

_______________                                                           __________________________________________
Miejscowość i data  Place and Date                             Czytelny podpis osoby składającej kwestionariusz  Legible Signature


BANK FORM

Appendix 2

 

Bank account owner                                
Bank Name   
Bank Address   
Bank SWIFT (BIC)   
IBAN  

 

_______________
Legible signature