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Employee Relations Manager

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
February 25, 2020

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Joseph. A


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Poonamallee, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India - 600056

Relocation: YES

Value Proposition

Proven ability to lead Teams and well equipped in human resource processes with a view to enhancing a company’s competitive advantage through increased synergy. Human Resources Generalist with 13+ years of experience, in fulfilling organizational staffing needs and requirements. Aiming to use my dynamic communication and organization skills to achieve your HR initiatives.

Core Skills

Bulk Recruitment / Campus Hiring * Cultural Change initiatives

Continuous Improvement Plans * Talent Acquisition

Corporate HR Operations * HR Strategies for hiring

18 (1) with unions * Employee Training & Development

Rewards & Recognition * Industrial Relations

Group Payroll Cycle Management * Employee Relations

Advocate of the highest professional standards, quality and excellence

Budgeting and forecasting * Risk assessment and risk arrest measures.

Strategic thinker, with the ability to develop, implement, and manage a regional strategic HR plans.

Professional Experience: 04





VIJAY KIRAN GROUP has it operations into Business Consulting, Hospitality, Dairy, Software and Educational Services. It believes in enabling its employees with optimized career growth. Startup firms and consultation to developed organizations are it KEY.

KEY Threads:

Talent Acquisition:

oDeveloped strategies for Volume hiring, Campus hiring, Tool based hiring with a volume of 500 per day. Simplified hiring plans through Boolean search, Conventional and Non-conventional methods.

oEvolved Data driven market insights and evolve strategies for business growth.

oDevised data mining, generation of referrals and defined sell-strategy techniques.

oImplemented student hiring initiatives, volume hiring, internal transfers and promotion.

Induction: Simplified the onboarding, handholding process for elaborate and phased learning.

People Services: Aligned HR functions with business goals with matrix and made it achievable and sustainable. Optimized people capabilities and strategies for retention:

Providing a professional HR advisory: Handled multi-tasking functions such as; resource plans; financial plans; risk plans; quality plans; timelines; communication plans; launch objectives; tasks lists; project phases;

Reviewed risk and quality plans to ensure necessary mitigation and continuous improvement plans.

Global People Services: Instruments of mentoring, coaching and developing team, recognizing strengths and weaknesses, and developing our future leaders

Simplified Hiring: Ensured the customer’s solution and recruitment process as designed is executed consistently across multiple sites

Delivering People Agenda: Developed and disseminated program status reports for internal and external stakeholders including Monthly Delivery documentation for Executive team, weekly status reports, and post-mortem analyses.

Support and work with the business in all dimensions of people management, ensuring that state of the art practices are in place (hiring, performance management, professional development/training, career management, succession planning, terminations, etc.)

Succession Planning: Introduced and implemented managers accountability and skills in managing careers, and coach managers. Designed employee promotion, retention and succession policies

Performed regular salary benchmarking, manage the salary process, and ensure consistent implementation of variable pay practices

HR Systems: Ensured compliance with local laws and corporate policies, and develop HR policies

Tool based Improvement plans: Driven constant process improvement and increase of administrative efficiency, making use of outsourcing, automation of processes and self-service where appropriate, and promote the use of corporate tools

Performance Matrix: Designed and governed baseline matrix to structure performance measures for ongoing operations; Ensure people, process and technology alignment for smooth transition and commencement of HR operations.

Business Inputs to the Core Team during the budgeting exercise; monitor financial performance of HR versus the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified & accordingly rectified.

Business Plans & Acquisition: Defined the objectives and business plans and acquisition matrix.

Labour Cases: Successfully handled settlements at labor court for support staff.

HR ZOHO tool for work drive, recruit and task tracking.

Professional Experience: 03



APRIL 2016 to SEPTEMBER 2017

VELAMMAL CORPORATE cater to the field of education for the past 30 years. It has a group of schools and colleges in and around Chennai and serves 2500 staff..


Excellence in HR: Initiated excellence in Human Resources operations & Administration.

Ensuring key HR processes: Implemented the process of Reward, Contracts, Policies and Procedures.

A Performance Improvement driver: Introduced performance contract for a positive change in the people management.

Management Matrix: Worked closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

Compensation and Benefits: Implemented competitive compensation plans and General Administration.

Employment legislation; developed and implemented policies on a variety of workplace issues, e.g.: disciplinary procedures, absence management, working conditions, performance management and equal opportunities.

Work with business leaders and create & drive a talent strategy across the Practice areas, to include identification of top talent and overall career development of associate for which the HRBP is responsible.

Key Parameters in Professional Career:

Zero deviation in Statutory Compliance

Smooth and vision-driven workforce management at factories.

Hard core payroll exhibit and error free.

Offer / Appointment and Exit venture.

Data analyst of attrition and retention

HR Business Partner in the Quarterly Factory Review

Cross business HR to revamp the Performance Management Process

Analyst of HR Dashboard reports on employee training Man-Hours, Rolling Attrition rate etc. and planned strategic initiatives on the same.

HR Helpline: maintaining a line of communication with the employees and resolve employee grievance.

Stay Interview as an Employee Engagement Tool

Professional Experience: 02

AVA Cholayil Health Care Pvt Ltd (Makers of Medimix), Chennai.

Deputy Manager – Human Resource: April 2006 to JULY 2015

The Manufacturers and Marketers of MEDIMIX Ayurvedic soap. It has Clear Glycerin, Classic, Transparent & Sandal soaps for its credit along with Medimix Hand wash and Face Wash. It has Sanjeevanam as part of AVA Group which takes care of Ayurvedic and Hair and Face services along with Pure and Health Restaurant as its Trump Card.


Compensation & Benefits (Payroll): Digitalized the complete C & B, Compliance & Time office module in Oracle platform. Individualized Leave access and approval. Automated and error-free with reduced TAT and smart delivery of functions.

Talent Acquisition: Enabled extensive talent acquisition in terms of strategic recruitment at all levels. E2E involvement right from Manpower planning, selection of sourcing and evaluation, Empanelment, Interviewing, salary fitment, Offer, New Hire Orientation, Talent Deployment and Vendor Management.

Strategic HR & Alignment: Developed process flow for overall organization and also for functions like Sales, Operations, Finance and Corporate. Develop HR frame work in alignment with the business requirement. Instrumental in developing organizational frame work for building performance driven culture. Led developing robust Human resource plan align with Business plan. Implemented Talent Management & Succession plan program aligning Future business requirement.

Workforce Lifecycle: Handled Employee lifecycle Management from hiring, time office, leave management, payroll operations, benefits management, Probation and Confirmation, exit interview to F&F settlement and related compliances.

Policies and Work life Programs: Developed, redesigned monetized policies like promotion, Redundancy, housing, Leave, Employee loan (Housing, Vehicle, children’s education), Communication (Phone), Travel (International & Domestic) etc. Led design of Induction manual and Employee Handbook.

Total Rewards (Compensation & Benefits): Managed Compensation & benefits (Full cycle) for all levels. Led in developing compensation philosophy in terms of strategy, internal alignment and external competitiveness, pay line, broad banding and Compensation structure & also develop Job evaluation for critical positions.

Learning & Development: Handled training need analysis through line manager’s feedback and performance appraisal. Trained managers on identifying training needs, Leadership models and Job Evaluation. Led in developing training budget, calendar, Pre and Post training evaluation and also effectiveness.

Employee Relation & Engagement: Developed mechanism for recommendations to Management to improve motivation, increase retention, engagement and efficiency of employees through employee satisfaction surveys. Led in implementation of various communication forum to increase communication.

IR, Statutory Compliances & Administration: Disciplinary proceedings for absenteeism, process violation, misconduct etc. Wage survey for union negotiations, Union settlement. Statutory compliance like (Factory act, Contract Labor Act, PF, ESI and Pollution control) and other cost effective administrative support like Transport and security.

HR MIS & Systems: Instrumental in setting up HRMIS system on line like Leave Management, Attendance System, Travel Management. Exposure to management reporting and analysis on headcount, exit, compensation, attrition cost per hire, etc. Handled HR budget preparation and responsible for HR shared services.

Professional Experience: 01

Poornam Beverages Pvt Ltd, Perundurai, Erode.

Personnel Assistant: Dec 2004 to Dec 2005

PBPL is a Unit of SP Apparels (One of the Leading Garment Exporters) and franchisee unit of Coca Cola India. It is manufacturing KINLEY drinking water for Tamilnadu other than Chennai.


Formulated departmental objectives for smooth administrative functions.

Obtained PF / ESI codes for the unit.

Introduced Transport / Canteen / Rest Room facilities for the Staff.

Started TIME OFFICE functions with proper documents and Registers.

Fool proof Payroll and wage administration.

Secured cost effectiveness by identifying and rectifying the bottlenecks.

Educational Qualifications:

M.S.W – HRM from Sacred Heart College-Tirupattur (Autonomous) affiliated Madras University in 2004.

M.A English – Madurai Kamaraj University 2014

M.Sc – Psychology from TNOU, 2016.

BA-Eng from Nagaland University – Nagaland in 2001


Currently in Bangalore and willing to relocate based on the need.

DOB: 09.04.1979, Married

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