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Human Resources Professional

Castro Valley, California, United States
January 28, 2018

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Catherine Sharani

Catherine Sharani

Castro Valley, CA 94552 • 925-***-****

Experienced Recruiter / HR Professional

Pcubed Management Consulting (San Francisco, CA) 12/2015 - Present Recruiter / HR Consultant

• Manage full cycle recruitment - sourcing, screening and managing the candidate pipeline for San Francisco hub. (supported San Francisco & Houston hub 12/2015 – 10/2017).

• Working on multiple requisitions for two major hubs; continuously meeting monthly and quarterly hiring goals and successfully deploying new hires on billable engagements.

• Developed focused recruitment strategies tailored to Consulting and Project Management.

• Assist HR Director and hub leadership with conducting formal performance evaluation and career development framework.

• Conduct new hire onboarding and exit interviews.

• Assist the leadership team with resource management options for client engagements through weekly staffing calls.

• Coordinated & attended University & Community Job fairs.

• Other duties include - Requisition Analysis, Target Profile Compilation, Stakeholder Management, Data Collection & Analysis, Cold Calling / Candidate Outreach, Attending University Career Fairs, conducting Speed Recruiting, creating and updating candidate profile on SFDC – Kimble.

• Roles recruited: Program/Project Managers, Consultants, ITSM ServiceNow Implementation Consultants, SharePoint Developer, Agile Coach & Scrum Master, Integrated Master Schedulers, other IT and Oil & Gas professionals

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills EMC/Dell Corporation (Pleasanton, CA) 10/2006 – 12/2015 Resource Manager 10/2006 – 9/2014

• Deployed 250 software engineers and professional services consultants effectively for customer accounts and internal engagements, maximizing profitability on $12 million dollars in resources each year.

• Worked closely with Delivery Directors & Practice Leads to identify resources based on project needs/skill set, successfully meeting monthly & quarterly staffing goals.

• Analyzed and managed resourcing efforts, including identification of resources, collection of resource resumes, negotiation of billing rates, and completion of numerous functions required to engage resources.

• Selected as a Super User for the SAP PROPEL system conversion. Successfully converted all of Enterprise Content Division projects and resources to the new system and trained new users over 12-month period from Testing through Go-live.

Business Operations Analyst 10/2014 – 12/2015

• Responsible for ensuring that profit margins were met for $12M in projects annually.

• Performed revenue, margin, cost and other relevant financial analysis using & SAP BI Reporting.

• Maintained excellent communication with Delivery Directors and Project Managers to drive integrity and accuracy of financials from beginning to end of project.

• Verified accuracy of Professional Services Statements of Work (SOW), confirming that each document is presented in a clean and consistent manner, with all values matching other relevant documentation.

• Reviewed structure and language of contracts to ensure all requirements are maintained and financials are accurate. Highlight any issues related to Basis of Estimate (BOE), Vendor-Specific Objective Evidence

(VSOE) rates, expense provisions, low margins, etc.

• Successfully met quarterly goals set for Resource Managers for 8 1 2 years.

• As part of train the trainer for systems conversion from Oracle 11i to SAP received the EMC “Rock Star” Award – 2014.

Catherine Sharani

Angot Energy Ltd. (Dubai, UAE) 8/2003 – 7/2006

Recruiter / HR Generalist

• Played a key role in ensuring the successful launch of Angot’s Dubai office. Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of training, compensation structures, benefits packages, incentives and new- employee orientation.

• Fostered a teamwork environment conducive to positive dialogue across the organization. Personal efforts were cited as the driving force behind branch’s employee-retention program.

• Participated in college and community job fairs

• Roles recruited: Operations Mgr., Plant Mgr., Drilling Coordinator, Accounting and Finance director, Marketing Coordinators and Sales positions.

• Negotiated salary offers and dozens of sign-on bonuses/relocation packages annually at both exempt and nonexempt level.

• Stakeholder and Vendor Management.

Providian Corporation (Pleasanton, CA) 4/1999 – 5/2001 Executive Recruiter / HR Generalist

• Managed full life cycle recruitment process for the executive roles.

• Responsible for Executive Recruitment of the Mortgage & Credit Card division. Conducted in depth interviews with candidates both in-house and by telephone to determine skills, knowledge, interest, market value, and availability.

• Collaborated with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs and goals.

• Evaluated skill level, managed offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations, offer letter generation and offer acceptance/rejections.

• Implemented staffing strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool and conducted interviews.

• Participated in University & Community job fairs

• Roles recruited: Credit Card & Mortgage Specialist, Administrative & Customer Service staff, Mid to Sr. Mgmt.

Community First Mortgage (Seattle, WA) 8/1994 – 2/1999 Recruiter / HR Generalist

• Consulted with hiring managers to determine appropriate, timely and cost-effective staffing and recruiting strategies. Led local and remote recruitment efforts for a variety of business unit skill sets, including (but not limited to) management, lending and sales staff, professional staff, branch banking and administrative staff.

• Prepared monthly benefit bill payment, worked with vendors to resolve discrepancies.

• Supported the HR department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience.

• Prepared termination and severance letters.

• Trained and provided support to HR team members.

• Roles recruited: Mortgage Advisor, Mortgage Consultant, Mortgage Coordinator, Mortgage Loan Processor, Mortgage Loan Underwriter, Underwriters, and Foreclosure Specialist EDUCATION

California State University, East Bay – Hayward, CA Bachelor of Science - Business Administration & Human Resources Technical Skills

Salesforce - Kimble Applicant Tracking, Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle 11i, Asana, Trello

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