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GUILLERMO X. ALBÁN, MBA
Helping Organizations Translate Their Business Goals to Reality
Miami, FL 33173
Human Resources Professional with experience in building and leading human resources departments responsible for recruiting, training, assessing and retaining the highest caliber of employees and managers who fit the culture and core values of the organization. In addition, Guillermo has successful and practical experience in applying Lean Management principles to any organization, whether it is a manufacturing or a service organization, eliminating waste and promoting continuous improvement and effectiveness. No restrictions on travel. LANGUAGES: Fluent in both English and Spanish
OTHER SKILLS: Windows XP, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel pivot tables and VLOOKUPS), Ptalent, Prism, Axiom, Payroll Services ADP, PAYCHECK, Taleo, ICIMS, PeopleSoft, Ultipro, Lean Manufacturing & Management, and SAP (Systems, Applications & Products in Data Processing), Robert’s Rules of Order meeting-parliamentary procedures, SHRM member since 2000 & State of Florida Notary Public since 1997
Master of Business Administration - University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 2001
Bachelor of Business Administration - St. Thomas University Miami, FL 1999 Collective Bargaining Studies Certification – Cornell University New York, NY 2000
ALBOR MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, Miami, FL 2016-Present Lead Consultant
ALBOR Management Solutions is a firm dedicated to helping organizations develop the capabilities required to transform their strategy to success by taking leadership performance seriously. It is devoted to helping individuals and organizations optimize their performance by identifying and developing leaders, managing succession, building competence and leading organizational change. In addition, it provides successful and practical experience in applying lean thinking management principles to any organization, whether it is a manufacturing or a service organization. Specialties:
Partner with senior management to develop, implement and standardize best in class and value-added HR consulting services procedures and processes that are measurable and directly tied to business objectives and aimed at increasing employee success and satisfaction.
Responsible for setting the standards by which the entire HR function and other critical operating departments are measured. This will include hiring the right people, budget implementation, putting processes and infrastructure in place to encourage and sustain an environment in which employees are empowered to make the changes that allow the organization to operate in an effective and efficient manner. STARCOM MEDIAVEST GROUP, Coral Gables, FL 2011-2016 Regional Human Resources Director –Latin America
SMG is a Media-Advertising Agency. Reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer Latin America & Senior Global Human Resources Vice President managing effective execution of recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, the administration and maintenance of compensation and benefits programs, organizational and professional development;
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succession planning, and employee communications, organizational culture management and supporting overall regional business operations.
Responsible for the development and implementation of HR programs geared towards Talent Development and Retention, driving critical strategic aspects of human resources largely focused in identifying, recruiting, hiring, on- boarding, developing, promoting and retaining the very best talent for the job.
Provided coaching and counseling to managers and employees on employee relation issues, compensation, performance management programs, leadership development/training and career development.
Designed, developed and implemented regional training and development programs for cross-functional and multi- cultural teams across Latin America supporting approximately 1200 plus employees.
Achieved 2015 TOP Company awards in 8 countries across my region & 2015 Florida Multicultural Leadership Award Recipient.
ALBAN & ASSOCIATES LLC, Miami, FL 2009-2011
Human resources consulting practice focused on assisting business leaders or investors evaluate and manage internal alignment and employment compliance to sustain or improve productivity in times of strategic growth or change.
Provided expertise in implementing performance management, feedback, and coaching. Competency model with emphasis in identifying key talent as well as evaluating his or her performance, potential, grade and compensation package.
Partnered with organizations in the diagnosis of problems to ensure the successful development of highly effective teams and implementation of their strategy and business outcomes. STIEFEL LABORATORIES, INC., a GlaxoSmithKline Company 2007-2009 Human Resources Director
(Stationed in México DF, 2008- 2009)
STIEFEL Laboratories is the world’s largest independent pharmaceutical company specializing in dermatology. Responsible for conducting human resources operations supporting business units and senior management in key HR initiatives including talent acquisition, performance management, talent review process, succession planning, training and development and compensation and benefits. Served on numerous project teams and ad-hoc committees including the Reward and Recognition Core Team; Career Pathway and Sales Implementation Teams; Compliance and Incentive Compensation Committees; and Field Sales Diversity Council.
Spearheaded a successful re-engineering plan through interactions with senior leadership in Mexico, which allowed the business unit to increase employee engagement and to be more aligned with the mission, vision and financial objectives of the organization.
Designed, developed and implemented a successful on-boarding process and performance-management appraisal delivery systems that increased efficiency as well as identified and rewarded high performers.
Strategic human resources business partner accountable for developing lean thinking management plans and strategies for this business unit, including managing a unionized manufacturing plant located outside Mexico City, improving governance, processes and reducing plant inefficiencies. STIEFEL LABORATORIES, INC., a GlaxoSmithKline Company Human Resources Manager
(Stationed in Coral Gables Headquarter & Central America) (Stationed in Coral Gables, FL, 2007-2008)
Provided best practices within the fields of recruitment, assessment, selection, organizational career development, and engagement. Likewise, provided steady and decisive leadership in supporting and implementing company organizational development initiatives and programs such as on-boarding program, college recruitment initiative, peak performance behaviors, employee’s engagement initiatives, and succession planning & year-end performance programs.
Coordinated company risk management, emergency procedures, safety, and security practices (examples included intellectual property, occupational health and safety, duty of care, HIPPA, and crisis management).