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Manager Employee Relations

Cupertino, California, United States
May 31, 2017

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HARSHA PRIYA Mobile: +1-669-***-****, +1-650-***-****

E-Mail: Add. 10870 North Stelling Road

DOB 6th May 1986, Apt No 54 Cupertino-95014, California

I am a holistic HR Professional with 5 years 7 months experience in Human Resources vertical in areas of recruitment, employee relations, performance management etc. after completing 2 years of full time MBA (HR). I am looking for good HR opportunities in San Francisco Bay Area.

INDUSIND BANK (From August 2015 till December 2016)Worked as “Regional HR Manager” managing entire HR function for Andhra Pradesh/Telanagana state for Assets & Liability vertical. In this role I was managing team of two HR operation executives.

This role was also similar to HR Business Partner role since I used to work closely with Business Leaders for arriving on recruitment gaps for the region and for other hr related issues.

Handled end to end recruitment cycle for the region right from sourcing (from job portals, through consultants campus recruitment etc.), taking interviews, till onboarding.

Resolving employee escalations in discussion with Regional Heads.

Handled all employee queries regarding leave request, transfers, performance appraisal.

Closing Performance Management for the financial year, liasioning with Regional Heads.

Issuing PIP (Performance Improvement Plan), termination letters etc. in discussion with Regional Heads of the vertical.

Preparing investigation reports for escalations within the region in discussion with Regional Heads.

For RCU investigations being present as HR Presenter along with legal and employee relations manager for cases of the region

Identifying training needs and sending employees for various training programs. Sending new joiners for induction program.

Taking exit interviews, doing attrition analysis and discussion on attrition with Regional Business Heads.

Conducting monthly meeting with business leaders for an update on recruitment status, major escalations of the region..

Projects Undertaken

I led the project on "Streamlining Recruitment and Onboarding at Indusind Bank" which focused on automatization and simplification of recruitment and onboarding process.

ICICI BANK Ltd (May 2011 till June 2015)

From May 2013 till June 2011 worked as “Employee Relationship Manager” conducting regular branch visits for ground sensing and handling employee queries and grievances.

Handled employee queries regarding organization policies, transfer requests, salary queries and leave updation

Catered to transfer request of employees by analyzing criticality on case to case basis.

Handled employee grievances, analyzing case and preparing preliminary investigation report.

Maintaining and updating correct HRIS for region.

Managed Performance Appraisal for Rajasthan RBG group. Managed entire Performance Management cycle right from Goal Sheet Updation, conducting half yearly feedback/360 degree feedback, normalization till final rating updation on PeopleSoft.

Conducted Talent Panels for the region after ratings.

Handled PMS escalations after ratings and conducted “Communication meetings” for employees

Worked as “Recruitment Manager” from May 2011 till April 2013 handling recruitment for entire Rajasthan (Retail Banking Group (RBG) & Rural Inclusive Banking Group (RIBG)..

Handled recruitment for Global Operations Group entire north zone.

Planned manpower requirements, sourced and short listed profiles in coordination with Central Sourcing Team & Consultants Conducting walk-ins across Rajasthan for Probationary Officer’s recruitments & for mass recruitment for RIBG group.

Discussing and negotiating offers with lateral applicants.

Programs Conducted

Center Head for various recruitment drives conducted by ICICI Bank:

oNIIT Leadership Program, I Bank PO Program

Campus Recruitments -Visited many campuses (MDI Gurgaon, IMT Ghaziabad, ICFAI Gurgaon IIM Kashipur etc.,) for hiring MBA fresher for different critical positions). Involved end to end during the process starting from coordinating with placement coordinator of respective campus till taking interviews and selction.

Employee Engagement

I Banker Session: A 2 day induction program for new joiners of I Bank for making them aware towards basic hygiene factors, work culture and various policies of I Bank.

Conducted "Mark Engliss" Sessions, A half day session for motivating employees of I-Bank and getting inspiration from Mark Engliss for fighting with challenges in life

Held communication meetings with employees at different levels to understand their concerns

Projects undertaken

Worked on project “Female Workforce attrition at Mid Managerial level” in ICICI Bank. Conducted Focused Group Discussions did survey and arrived on conclusion.

Assisted in successful completion of project “Applicant Experience at I Bank”

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Alchemy Jobs (Feb 2010- May 2010)

Taking and understanding requirements from clients, sourcing applicants using “Mass Mailing, Job Posting, doing screening and lining them up for interviews with clients.

Coordinated & followed-up with respective HR depts. For salary negotiation, joining.

Understood and analyzed Performance Appraisal System at Alchemy Job








ICFAI, Mumbai

4/38(First Class with distinction)

B.E. ( Electrical)


Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune

5/86(First Class with distinction)


Summer Internship Project nominated for "SIP Excellence Award" and got grading “A”, across all ICFAI Business School centers PAN India 30 Summer Projects were nominated for same.

Received recommendation from Zonal Heads and Regional Heads for pro- actively closing requirements across zone.

Received recommendation from Recruitment Head and Zonal HR Head for hiring highest number of quality Cluster Branch Managers across zone.

Received recommendation for conducting highest number of Branch Visits across zone.

Completed Diploma and trained in vocal classical music for 3 years. Won 3rd prize in national level group song competition.

Captained volleyball team and represented school in various inter school volleyball competition.

Worked with SEEDS (an NGO) and Led 10 volunteers to organize health & literacy awareness camps

Awarded "Outstanding Contribution to Society" by SEEDS acknowledging my contributions.

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