SYED AHMED M.
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Credentials of managing entire spectrum of recruitment as Manager in Matured and Startup IT product and services organizations
Accomplished Recruitment & Generalist HR professional worked in IT and non IT organizations
Have experience working in startup firms accomplishing the set targets in the desired time frame.
Involved and exposed to the complete cycle of both domestic and international recruitment and talent strategies.
Core competencies – Recruitment, Talent Management, Retention & Employee Relations and other Generalist HR activities
A leader and mentor possessing effective communication, interpersonal and motivational skills.
Independent Consultant (IT Startup) (March 201 – Till date)
Spearheading and driving the people strategy in synergy with business strategy.
Designing organizational structure to support the required talent demand for smooth operations as per business plan.
Working towards building employer branding thereby attracting good talent and controlling attrition.
Working towards building a great culture and make the Organization a Great Place to Work.
Leading and leveraging HR processes within the business (Performance Management, Salary Planning/Reward Management, Succession Planning and Talent Management).
Analyzing compensation policies, government regulations and prevailing wage/salary rates for developing competitive compensation plans and maintaining equitable compensation system; implementing rewards & recognition programs.
Ensure all back-end HR operational processes are managed well in terms of TAT, accuracy, frequency & compliance leading to seamless service delivery
NuVizz Software Solutions (July 2016 – March 2018)
Role: Sr. Manager HR & Admin.
Recruitment: Source and screen profiles from various channels.
Manage Recruitment costs by adopting right talent and sourcing channels.
Map and scan relevant industries for sourcing talent.
Conducting initial round and final selection interviews with the candidates.
Deliver on targets, within cost, quality and turnaround times
Reviewing job descriptions for all positions at regular intervals and updating them in consultation with the respective managers
Conducting campus interviews to fulfill both intern as well as entry level positions.
Manage recruitment of contract employees and onboarding them.
Onboarding employees and explaining rules and policies of the organization.
Maintaining, building culture and values of the organization.
Communicating and explaining the organization's HR policies to the employees and freelancers.
Engaging with employees on a regular basis to understand the motivation levels of people in the organization
Developing & deploying systems & processes - to streamline & effectively execute the operations.
Conducting employee orientation, induction and facilitating newcomers joining formalities
Offer Negotiation and roll out offer letter to candidates
Handling Exit Process the full and final settlement of the employees
Coordinating & Managing the process of timely distribution of salary, bonus, increment salary slip, leave encashment and full and final settlements
Recording, maintaining and monitoring daily attendance to ensure employee punctuality
Monthly Salary Calculation & Processing.
Handling Queries regarding payroll.
Monthly Leave & Attendance Management.
Coordinate with the appointed auditor(s) to calculate and deduct employee TDS.
Statutory Compliance Management
Statutory Compliances: Adherence and compliances with the provisions of various Labor legislations (Shops Act, EPF, ESI, PT etc.,)
Registrations and Renewals etc.
Handle all aspects of statutory obligations - PF, ESIC, taxes, gratuity, LTA, bonus etc.
Responsible for the Adherence to all applicable statutes & labor laws. Designing & implementing systems & process to ensure the Up-keep of the same.
Liaise and coordinate with CS, external Auditors and vendors on monthly basis regarding files & reports.
HR Records & MIS
Maintaining HR records, such as those related to compensation, health and medical insurance.
Preparing and submitting all relevant HR letters/documents/certificates as per the requirement of employees in consultation with the management
Maintaining and regularly updating master database (personal file, personal database, etc.) of each employee
Responsible for ensuring that the TMi (HRIS system of record) is updated timely and accurately and functionality is fully utilized.
Generation and Recording Monthly HR MIS Reports and sending the same to Management.
eTable (Jan 2015–June 2016)
(A subsidiary of Soma Enterprise Limited)
Role: Manager Recruitment &HR
Responsible for HR Generalist support managing employee life cycle from hires through to exits, employee relations, and ensuring compliance with local statutory and legal regulations.
Provide HR Business Partner Support by acting as a consultant on all matters relating to new hires, compensation, key talent retention and development etc.
Manage the Talent Acquisition Team to support hiring efforts and ensure positions are filled in a timely manner.
Support the rollout and execution of HR programs and initiatives at a regional level including employee engagement and retention.
Soma Enterprise, Bangalore (May 2010 – Oct 2014)
Role: Manager HR
Oversee the talent acquisition approach to attracting and retaining top talent from both inside and outside the organization.
Provide guidance and coaching to leaders and employees with specific focus on employee engagement, HR fundamentals, and process training, performance management, employee retention, etc.
Actively respond to and address complex employee relations issues in a timely manner.
Conduct complete investigations and make recommendations based on findings/facts.
Escalate issues/concerns to HR leadership as appropriate.
Compensation & Benefits
Lead annual salary planning process ensuring the highest performers are compensated in line with their impact and contributions.
Manage the annual benefits renewal processes to offer the best benefits to our employees while containing costs.
Lead the Performance Management process.
Conduct training for HR functional processes including New Employee Orientation and Performance Management.
Conduct a training analysis to identify training needs and organize programs accordingly.
Execute our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.
Ensure office processes run efficiently.
Lead negotiations with office vendors.
Oversee the planning of company events.
HR & Admin Team Leader
Provide strong leadership in the recruitment, training, and development of top quality talent to ensure the highest levels of performance and productivity.
Instill a culture that emphasizes collaboration, accountability, and transparency among the HR & Admin team.
TriVium India Software Pvt Ltd., Bangalore (October 2006 – January 2009)
Role: Manager - Recruitment
Active participation in the set up of organization, development and implementation of the recruitment plan, in line with business goals.
Work with the team to identify talent retention issues and to research, propose and implement new initiatives to curb it.
Work with senior management to build talent pipeline.
Maintain complete documentation for the recruitment. Conduct selected candidate's referral check.
Discuss Salary offer with the candidate; send New Hire Authorization and salary justification for approval.
Prepare offer letter and communicate with the candidate and handle relocation co-ordination if applicable.
Managing a team of four recruiters to handle recruitment activities.
Helping & guiding the team to achieve objectives and high motivational levels
Periodic monitoring of performance of the team and taking corrective action.
Mentoring and Training of the new team members on the sourcing process, technical skills and resolve operational team issues.
IonIdea Enterprise Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore (June 2003 – October 2006)
Role: Assistant Manager - Recruitment
Leading a team of 14 members that cater to the entire recruitment needs of the client, mainly the W2 hires for both internal needs and for other clients as well.
Provide managerial leadership, coaching/feedback and development for direct reports and business partners.
Responsible for analyzing the team’s performance and accountable for Team Targets.
Negotiate offers by partnering with hiring manager, senior management, and other groups as necessary.
Screen and qualify candidates according to client specifications before the candidate is transitioned to the appropriate Project Manager. This includes reviewing their resume against skill set and experience requirements, checking candidate references, conducting background checks and coordinating technical assessments.
Responsible for ensuring that the candidates’ compensation requirement is within the client budget and the candidate availability fit within the client timeframes.
Generation of a daily status report and updating of the same on a need basis.
Consult with and advise management regarding hiring needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications and skills.
Job Point - Division of Computer Point (August 1999 – May 2003)
Role: In charge Corporate Relations (Recruitment, Training and Business Development Activities)
Staffed major accounts and projects for high profile clients. Interviewed, trained, and mentored other recruiters.
Source and recruit technical professionals in the areas of IT, software and hardware engineering
MBA (Marketing) Crescent Engineering College, Chennai, Madras University, May 1999. Electives: Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, New Product Development Management, Service Marketing
B.A. St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Bangalore, Bangalore University, April 1997.
12th Std. Army School, Bangalore, C.B.S.E, April 1994.
10th Std. Baldwin Boys High School, Bangalore, I.C.S.E. April 1992