ATIF ABDUL HAKAM IDRESS
PO. Box *** United Arab Emirates / Ministry of Presidential Affair
Senior level assignments in the areas of Excellence & Consultant in Quality HRM / Industrial Relations / General Administration with a people-driven organisation of repute
A highly experienced Personnel Practitioner with a comprehensive and strategic understanding of HRM, business and technical issues and organizational change. Able to devise and implement coherent HR strategies whilst improving internal processes and procedures within a demanding environment, project
Deadlines and budgets.
Areas of Expertise
Manpower Planning & Budgeting
HR Policies & Procedures
Compensation & Benefits
Training & Development
Camp & Canteen Facilities
With Excellence & international Standard Managing the complete recruitment life-cycle for sourcing the best talent from diverse sources after identification of manpower requirements. With bass of psychometric test.
With Excellence & Best Practice Planning Government & human resource requirements in consultation with heads of different functional & operational areas and conducting selection interviews.
Supervising staffing, recruitment, induction program, contract negotiations, discipline, policy & procedures and retirement programme for general and union employees.
Coordinating in formulation & implementation of increment, incentive & other remuneration policies & Procedures plan.
Managing Appraisal process across the levels and establishing framework for substantiating Performance Appraisal system linked to Reward Management.
Monitoring with Quality of the compensation trends and overseeing Wage & Salary administration, Pay-roll Administration and Compensation.
Conceptualizing & developing training & development initiatives for improved productivity, building capability and quality enhancement.
Identifying training needs across levels through mapping of skills required for particular positions and analysis of the existing level of competencies.
Facilitating Management Development Programs including technical and soft-skills training programs.
Develop procedures to determine and benchmark required staffing level
Plan and deliver training courses personally where necessary to augment that provided externally or internally by others.
Ensuring prompt resolution of employee grievances to maintain cordial management-employee relations and achieve dedication by workers.
Negotiating and amicably settling disputes with Labour office and maintaining discipline & harmonious working environment across all employee levels.
Monitoring statutory compliance at all levels involving liaison with External Agencies, Govt. Authorities & Offices and Labour Office.
Sustaining discipline & administering the members of the group to conform to the rules & regulations which affect the code of behaviour framed for everyone for the benefit of employees.
Quality General Administration
Facilities Management: Managing proper maintenance of building services (electrical, air-conditioning, plumbing, landscaping, housekeeping, civil works etc.).
Financial Management: Managing various financial operations including budgeting, personnel, technology & supporting teams for excelling service metrics.
Material Management: Handling overall forecasting, budgeting, procurement, distribution and consumption of resources.
Infrastructure Management: Supervising setting up of office premises; networking with contractors for discussing the infrastructure requirements.
Liaison Work: Coordinating with Govt. Officials & regulatory authorities to obtain necessary approvals, sanctions & clearances.
Mepcon Group Abu Dhabi Consultant HR & Admin
Aug'09 to date
Role & Responsibilities
Handling HR & Admin Profile; Manpower Planning, Budgeting, Recruitment, selection, placement, joining
Formalities, Induction, Confirmation Procedures, Leave Calculations, Payroll, Labour Welfare, Statutory Compliance,
Transfers, Promotions, Performance Evaluations, Compensation & Benefits, Exit Interviews &all administrative
Functions, PRO etc.
Designed & Executed HR Policies & Procedures Manual.
Employee Reference Programme.
deployed more than 5350 Skilled & Semi Skilled workers within year from Asian Continents.
Executed Performance Appraisal System – 360* & Rating Scale Method.
Compensation & Benefits: Manage & develop C&B activities and develop policies for approval by higher Management. Yearly Budget & control planning of C&B Dept. & company’s salary budget. Recommend compensation Policies and ensure compliance base on activities to all approved compensation policies. Ensure all payrolls, benefits & related processes are compliant with laws and regulations. Manage budget of company, support service &
Information that are related to C&B – social insurance/ health insurance/ employment insurance. Recommend Promotional as well as discipline. Manage processing of approved staff movements (promotion, transfers, demotion and discipline)
Policies & Procedures: Ensure that C&B programs are competitive in the market and comply with the labour Law and the C&B policies and processes are integrated into other HR policies, specifically performance management, Talent management, career development and recruitment. Implement of various organizational HR strategies and Programs to maximize their effectiveness, ensuring that the compensation policies and programs are well understood and fully adopted. Provide input to the configuration, design and customization of the Human Resources modules and other related system modules. Process reports related to employee information and data and ensure the Reliability and accuracy of Employee HR Database System. Perform daily system back-ups for HR systems and data and safeguard the confidentiality of all HR records. Recruitment/ Resourcing: Managing the complete recruitment life cycle for sourcing the best talent from diverse sources after identification of manpower requirements. Coordinating in preparing recruitment Budget, Forecasting & actual hiring process. Planning human resource requirements in consultation with heads of different Functional & operational areas and conducting selection interviews. Screening, short listing and organizing personal Interview. Salary negotiation, offer letter, pre-employment medical and joining formalities.
Performance Management: Implement Organization’s performance management system in order to ensure that the organization goals are properly monitored and reported. Conducting Yearly/Half Yearly/Quarterly Performance Appraisals. Collecting periodical feedback from department heads. Communicate with staff the results and outcomes of units’ key performance indicators. Gather data and input for measuring departmental KPIs during
The annual performance audit. Develop and conducting trainings and coaching sessions on performance management System to managers and designated support staff. Payroll Management: Maintains payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection,
Calculation, and entering of data. Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, Insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers. Pays employees by Directing the production and issuance of pay checks or electronic transfers to bank accounts .Prepares reports by Compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and non-taxable wages Contributes to team Effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Employee Relations/ Welfare Activities: Assisting Senior Management with long and short term Employee relations planning. Developing and implementing policies for employee relations and further strategic Objectives. Working to resolve employee complaints involving working conditions, harassment, disciplinary actions, Etc. according to company policies and applicable legal requirements. Ensuring appropriate staffing levels; maintaining files of employees & related documentation.
Responsible for all activities pertaining to personnel and administration management.
Develop & implement Group policies and procedures for Group Operations.
Managing recruitment life-cycle for all 10Divisions of Mepcon Group.
Preparing Group HR & Admin Budgets, Scheduling Expenditure and Monitoring the cost.
Identify Training and Development needs; Job analysis, Training Calendar.
Developed, Implemented & Managing HR Policies & Procedures in line with UAE Labour Laws.
Successfully managing Manpower Planning and Budgeting for all 10 Divisions.
Develop Job descriptions, Person Specifications, Job rotation strategies,
Responsible for maintaining HR Records, E HR Systems, ERP/HRMS/HCM - SAP
Analyses & develops competitive compensation plan & policies.
Prepares and delivers presentations and reports to Managing Director & Chairman.
Negotiates bargaining agreements, resolves labour disputes, employee counselling etc.
Conducts Exit interviews& analyses the data to minimize employee turnover.
Responsible for Performance Management.
Responsible for Leave Management, Attendance System, Vacation Plan,
Payroll processing, monthly variable pays/Incentives.
Successfully implemented Grading System in Mepcon group for 12 Divisions.
Responsible for Identifying KRAs & setting KPIs based on the job functions.
Responsible for Project Manpower Planning, Staffing, Mobilization & Demobilization.
Develop accurate, efficient & committed office work support in completing daily activities.
Manage medical insurance policy for the group including the renewal.
Accommodating new staff to the staff accommodation and standards of comfort.
Coordinate with the PRO to take care that all the government related matters are up to date ( Visa, Resident Permit, Medical Card etc)
Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MPA)
Sep’06 - End Contract in Aug’09 Consultant HR & Admin
Provided H R support and directly responsible for a team of 7.
Manpower Planning - coordination with Operation Manager & Project Manager for Manpower Planning,
Budgeting, Manpower mobilization & demobilization.
Recruitment – creating JDs, scheduling & conducting interviews, salary negotiation, and selection process.
Policies & Procedures – played a roll of content author; prepare, implements, changes in HR Policy with
Guideline of HRD Head/Director. Alterations/changes if need in policy. Taking approval from HR Director.
Performance Management – evaluate employee performance, conducting Quarterly/Half Yearly/Annual
Performance Appraisal of employees. Using various methods for employee appraisal like 360 degree Performance appraisal. Collecting feedback from line managers/department heads
Compensation & Benefits - review salary process, sales incentive, bonus, awards and recognition, and Severance payment
Training & Development – drawing training plans, identify for training needs, forecast budget for Training.
Organization Development - Design, development and evaluation of learning and organizational Development programs. Implementing Organization Development theories.
Employee Relations - Keeping employee relations for smooth operation in organization. Solve the
Problems which raised between employees.
Payroll Management - Coordination with Payroll department, preparing monthly timesheet & salary Statement & forwarding to approval.
Preparing Full & Final Statement (End of service / Gratuity).
Conducting exit interviews.
Assigned overall HR Operation and activities.
From manpower mobilization to demobilization I worked with coordination of project manager and Respect department's head.
Maintain updated manpower record of project site.
Emigration - Visa process, applying for Resident Permit (Iqama), renewal, visa cancellation
Office Administration - office routine work, control on consumption of stationary, telephone use.
Guideline to subordinates. Telephone/fax/stationary, property control.
Coordination for purchase of office equipment’s/office use with procurement department.
Coordination & advice to Security Agency for security control.
Coordination & advice to Transportation Supervisor and drivers in vehicles movements.
Guideline & advice to Timekeepers for maintaining proper working personnel's record.
Maintain discipline in organization. Taking further actions against employee's misbehaviour at working
Site. Issuing memos/ warning letters, taking disciplinary action against them.
Maintain Leave record of employees, arrange vacation, ticketing etc.
Involve in legal matters.
Coordination for Insurance claims of site calamity issues. Provide medical facilities to employees.
Grievances Handling - handing grievances at project site.
Control & advice to Camp Boss for smooth operation of camp & canteen, proper camp cleaning & Hygienic food for employees and how to control of wastages and save food cost.
Taking advice from Project Manager & Head of Department in respected issues.
Bin Hafeez General Contract (LLC)
Jan’03 – Aug’06 Director Group HR
Administering bonus and loan payment policies and subsequent deductions from salary.
Supervising activities of the Time Office and maintenance of attendance and leave records, necessary
For processing payrolls of employees.
Designed Manpower recruitment and joining policy for the both on & off roll employees.
designed complete Organizational Structure as per the current and projected manpower planning.
Defined HR metrics and Manpower projection for the next two years as per the business plan of the Organization.
independently managed all compensation and benefit activities.
Introduced new different benefit plans for the employees like Medical, accidental and group gratuity
proposed various rewards and recognition plans to the Management.
Handling recruitment and selection for the both off & on roll employees.
initiated the induction programme in the organization.
Responsible for the complete joining formalities of new employee.
Monthly payroll processing of all the employees.
Co-ordination with payroll vendor for the finalization of salaries, taxation.
Liaising with Govt. authorities for statutory related issues (PF, Labour law).
Finalization of CTC and non-CTC reimbursement as per company policy and follow-up for the pay-out
Designed Performance Management process for the current year.
Handling Employee Grievances.
Responsible for full and final settlement of all employees.
Maintaining daily attendance and leaves data for all employees.
Responsible for providing various MIS/report like headcount, attrition, assets issued etc.
Responsible for yearly actuarial evaluation for leave and gratuity for the organization.
Provide monthly provision to finance.
Taking Care of all ER, IR & Legal Compliances related issues.
Conducting exit interviews.
Preparing Full & Final statement.
Coordination for withdrawal / Transfer of Provident Fund/Pension.
Independently handled various operations for Personnel and HR Department for work force of 34 members
Distinction of reaching 160 settlements with 4 strong Labour Case in Labour offices.
Stellar in meeting statutory provisions such as PF, ESI, Factory License and Pollution Control.
Achieved 2 award as the ISO Certificate Organizer in 2 organization
Effectively organised various Visual, Practical and On Job Trainings for the employees.
Actively involved in implementing Scheme System consisting of 2436 employees.
Successfully managed introduction of (KPIs) for 256 employees.
Played a steered role in designing and publishing 3 Training Development Manual for the last 3 organization.
Associated with the organisation and worked towards obtaining ISO 90001 – 2000.
End of 2009 Bsc. International HR Strategic Management UK
The University of Northampton / Northampton Business School UK
1994 MS: Economic Sciences
Al Nilain Khartoum University
Database: Oracle ICDL Certification ERP System
Quality system: ISO 90001 Licensed auditor UKAS Approved Auditor Lloyds Register
Passport Details : B 0890203 // valid Upto: Dec’20 Driving Licence: UAE 358049/ valid Up to: Jul’20