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AJ, United Arab Emirates
March 20, 2018

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Impressive success in managing end-to-end HR Operations including policy & procedure implementation, sourcing & recruitment, on-boarding & induction, leave & time tracking, Visa processing, HRIS, Salary & benefits administration, employee relations and compliance. Proven experience in managing entire Recruitment Function between business & recruiter with exposure to the process of scheduling interviews, generation of offer letter till stage of induction of new hires; passion for providing right peope at the right place while adhering to processes & SLAs. Possess a broad-based perspective in developing & implementing human capital practices that build employee value & attract and retain high - potential talent. Technical background in usage & implementation of HRIS System including Job Request Tools, Manpower/Headcount Planning, Taleo Talent Acquisition, HRIS (SAP, Oracle). People-friendly & approachable with strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills. Education

Master’s in Business Administration (HR) from PA College of Engineering, Mangalore, India in 2006 Bachelors in Business Management from St. Agnes College, Mangalore University, India in 2004 Area of Excellence

HR Policy Enhancement Talent Acquisition & Management Induction & On-boarding Employee Life Cycle Management Performance Management Systems Reward & Recognition Grievance Redressal HRIS Implementation Process Improvement Career Timeline



MBA in HR, offering over 9 years’ experience in leading MNCs with exposure to the entire gamut of HR Operations and Talent Acquisition Function +971 - 50 - 7282334

Oct’06 – Nov’07

HR Recruiter with

Personal Network

Apr’08 – Sep’10

Recruitment Consultant

with Jobtrack

Management Services

Sep’10 – Sep’11

Regional HR &

Recruitment Assistant

with Alstom Grid

Since Mar’12

HR Executive with

SIG Combibloc


Work Experience

Since Mar’12 – Jul 17 : SIG Combibloc Obeikan, Dubai, U.A.E. as HR Executive SIG Combibloc Obeikan - Middle East & Africa is one of the World's leading System Suppliers of Carton Packaging and filling machines for Beverages & Food. Established in 2001, the JV is a result of the shared vision of SIG Combibloc

(Germany) and the Obeikan Investment Group (Saudi Arabia) to offer total aseptic packaging system solutions and tailored customer support to the food and beverage industry across Middle East, Africa, Turkey and parts of South Asia Role:

Managing end-to-end HR Operations including Recruitment, Internal Transfers and Exit activities (Regions Covered: Middle East, Africa, Turkey and parts of South Asia). Ensuring achievement of recruitment targets as per manpower budget; executing all pre-joining formalities such as preparation of offer kits for shortlisted candidates, background verification check of candidates and coordination with agencies for verification; managing all joining and on-boarding formalities of all new joiners Organizing employee orientation/inductions to inform new employees about organizational structure, culture, standards, policies and procedures

Supporting smooth implementation of HR policies related with culture diversity and engagement. Evaluate Job Descriptions based on Hay’s Methodology (Job Evaluations) and allocate positions to the Grading system based on the job value and job responsibilities; considering and benchmarking salaries of existing employees. Administering half-yearly and yearly performance appraisal process; ensuring transparency and 100% completion of appraisals; administering matters related with salary & revisions. Managing payroll related transactions such as employment contract, salary revision after probation, yearly salary revisions, bonus, medical reimbursement; updating relevant payroll entries in HRIS System – SAP and Oracle. Monitoring & addressing performance issues and promoting engagement between employees, management & HR; recognizing high performers and ensuring that their expectations are met & they stay motivated Resolving employees grievances in a prompt and effective manner; maintaining effective relations with staff across all hierarchical levels through continuous engagement initiatives such as role enrichments, feedback sessions. Creating & maintaining various reports such as monthly headcount, employment offers / contracts, data on transfer

& confirmation, salary & attendance data, salary increase letters, bonus letters and promotion letters. Ensuring all backend HR Operational processes are managed as per accuracy & compliance requirements; maintaining reports in compliance with ICOFR

Coordinating visa process (DAFZ & DSOA), tracking Visa Expiry period and updating current status on a tracker Process travel expenses, Purchase requests (CAPEX), Provide administrative and logistical support of new hires. Selected Accomplishments:

Contributed extensively to:

Development and updating of Job Descriptions as per Hay’s Principle with the set job specifications Revision of policies related to the recruitment process, new hire on-boarding process, internal job vacancy & referral policies; made recommendations on leave & time, compensation and benefits, travel policy, field service engineer guidelines, performance appraisal, attendance and work schedule policies Creation of new induction & on-boarding methods such as the welcome pack, gifts, on boarding forms/Matrix Successfully organized quarterly and face to face induction/orientation programs for our new hires Played a pivotal role in ensuring sign off of new hires contracts in compliance with the “Signature and Competence Policy”, as per ICOFR (Internal Control & Financial Reporting) Created relevant job roles in our Projects & Technical department, Administration, Quality, Finance & IT, in close coordination with Functional Line Managers

Created and restructured Interview Assessment Forms as per general and functional/behavioral competencies Elevated employee morale and increased confidence through communication forums, employee opinion surveys resulting in actionable plans, newsletters, open communication and honesty during times of retrenchment. Steered migration of data support from SAP to Oracle involving identification & definition of HR workflows to Oracle Functional & Technical Consultants and training of employees on SSHR Oracle after go live Trainings Attended:

Think on your Feet by Biz Group in Sep’15

Competency Based Interview Skills by Biz Group in Mar’15 Oracle HCM/HRMS Implementation Training by InfoTech Group in 2014 Microsoft Office Visio (Organization Charts and Cross Functional Flow Charts) in Apr’14 ISO 9001: 2008 QMS for the Internal Auditor by CSA Learning Services in Oct’13 Hay Job Evaluation Training by Hay Group in May’13 Effective Recruitment & Interviewing Skills by Spearhead Training in Mar’12 Synergy - Collaboration Program- Jul’16

First Aid at Work - HABC Level 2 International Award in Emergency by Premier Line Safety - Dec’16 Fire Safety Training by Al Salama Fire Safety Training – May’17 Sep’10 – Sep’11: Alstom Grid, Dubai, UAE as Regional HR & Recruitment Assistant Alstom is world leader in Transport Infrastructure, Power Generation & Transmission and provides the most advanced electrical grid solutions to meet today’s worldwide electricity demand Role:

Responsible for the Recruitment Life Cycle entailing manpower planning, manpower sourcing, selection of a suitable candidate, execution of interviews & screening tests, maintenance of database and lining-up candidates for interview Consistently delivered on metrics including SLA, cost per hire, time to fill and quality of hire Supported the Recruitment Manager for recruitment planning across Middle East locations; finalized administrative components of full lifecycle recruitment in coordination with HR Representatives of various regions in Middle East Kept close control over performance of overseas and local recruitment / manpower agencies Rendered extensive assistance to HR Manager for setting procedures, policies and HR values of the company Administered payroll activities including overtime & end of service calculation for terminated/resigned employees; supported Compensation and Benefits Manager for salary grading of various positions within the company Identified region-wise training and development needs with support from Training & Development Manager Conducted Employee Professional Development i.e. PEDP (Performance Evaluation & Development Plan) Selected Accomplishments:

Fulfilled recruitment requirements for technical and non-technical positions across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria

Excellent track record of developing, maintaining & enhancing a huge classified database of daily employee applications; maintained master list of employees for Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria & Jordan Tracked full usage of E-talent (career sections of Alstom Grid) and followed-up with Units Heads regarding their satisfaction on the new recruit’s performance

Pioneered development of a pipeline of key talent for immediate hire through promotions in newspapers & magazines Successfully maintained updated staff data and records in PeopleSoft (Artimus/Alps) Apr’08 – Sep’10: Jobtrack Management Services, Dubai, UAE as Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Consultancy with operations in the UAE and branches across major cities in India Role:

Delivered recruitment solutions for clients across diverse segments such as Technical Sales, Engineering, Civil/ Construction, Power, Petro-chemicals, Oil & Gas and Finance/Banking Managed end-to-end recruitment function including sourcing resumes, contacting & following up with potential candidates for interviews, preliminary screening / shortlisting of candidates, headhunting, briefing candidates on the company profile & the job profile, coordination of the interview process & final selection formalities Developed monthly budgets/forecast; raised invoices, generated reports and managed daily correspondence Rendered support to other SBUs for specific candidate search in the market Selected Accomplishments:

Generated the highest amount of revenue in the year 2009 through sourcing for clients Undergone training on Customer Handling and Recruitment processes COMMENCED CAREER: Oct’06 – Nov’07: Personal Network, Bangalore, India as HR Recruiter Leading Placement Agency for IT & ITES clients


Coordinated HR events for Accenture, IBM, DELL, Aviva, AOL, Transworks, Convergys, Infosys, Cli3l, etc. Supported Campus Recruitment / Walk-in Interview; organized job fairs IT Skills

Windows, MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word & Office Outlook), MS Visio Tally 5.4, Lotus Notes, SAP, Oracle

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 17th March 1983

Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

Visa Status: Residency Visa (Husband’s Sponsorship) Driving License: UAE & India License

Languages Known: English, Hindi and Kannada

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