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Employee Relations Manager

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
April 16, 2020

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HR Business Partner – Seeking career opportunities in the function of HR to manage Employee Relations in a progressive organization


Over 12 Years of experience in the development of human capital across organisations. Expertise in:

- Employee Relations - Grievance Handling - Career Discussion

- Organisation Development - Reward & Recognition -Succession Planning

- Compensation Planning - Competency Mapping - Employee Mobility

- Employee Connect - Full& Final Settlement - Talent Identification

Skilled in initiating measures for the benefit of people in the organisation. Proficient in handling Employee Relations, Grievance Handling, Discipline Management, Executive Development, Performance Management, etc. A strategic planner with experience in implementation of HR and Employee Engagement initiatives. Capacity in enhancing the effectiveness of the processes & policies.

Demonstrated acumen in developing & integrating new workers, developing, retaining current workers and attracting highly skilled workers to work for the company. Proven skills in managing &defining competitive salaries, Training & Development opportunities, retention programs, etc.An effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal & relationship management skills and hands on experience in grooming subordinates.


Accomplishments & Accolades:

Introduced KFCI(Know Me, Focus Me, Care Me & Inspire Me) for new hires and reduced MTD attrition from 7% to 3%

Introduced Employee Exchange programme(EEP) to swap employees across locations for Resiliency purpose

Framed “Career Discussion Tool” which helped employees to identify the short and Long Term Goals and bagged the Best HR Idea from SG Group-Paris

Guardian Life- Manager-HR Business Partner Jul’16-Oct’19

Responsible for all HRBP activities for more than1700 Employees across Chennai, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Noida

Managing entry to exit and taking care of Merger& Acquisitions-Line HRBP for AON Hewitt & Reed Group (Recently acquired by Guardian)

Introduced various Employee Engagement initiatives

Answering employee and manager questions about HR programs, policies, and other HR-related items (Performance, Compensation, career goals, etc.,)

Company branding and promotions in various platforms

Grade levelling, Designation redesigning, Compensation restructuring for all employees

Policy realigning based on the market standard & Company par

Emphasising the policy to the business owners & onshore team on the changes

Implementation of HRIS system (SAP Success factor), Work Day & Taleo

Managed Appraisal cycle from framing end to end activities such as Appraisal timelines, Compensation cycle, Market Survey, Employee Communication and Appraisal Letter Roll out

Societe Generale Global Solution Centre –Manager-HR Specialist May’14-Jul’16

Single Point of Contact for Employees across Chennai &Bangalore

1st Escalation point of Contact for POSH(Prevention of Sexual Harassment) committee

Introduced Career Discussion and Career Management across all levels

Talent Identification and promoted International Mobility

Part of Executive committee and 1st point of contact for all employee related issues and complex issues across all Business

Advise HRBP’s on various issues across locations

Introduced Employee Exchange programme(EEP) to swap employees from Chennai to Bangalore and Bangalore to Chennai for Resiliency purpose

Part of Hiring Panel for Candidates with Disability ”Vishesh”and responsible for mapping them to respective business

Facilitating various communication forums such as HR Connect sessions,TownHalls,

Open Houses etc.

Expatriate Management

Responsible for Appraisal framework & Compensation Planning across Businesses and worked with C&B team to ensure the timelines are followed accordingly

Designed 30, 60 and 90 Days Plans for new hires(Campus Recruits)

Wixxa Group of Companies -Assistant Manager-Employee Relations Nov’10 – Mar’14

Successfully introduced QIP (Quality Improvement plan) an incentive plan introduced to identify and reward employees apart from the regular appraisal cycle

Initiated SWSR (Smart Work and Smart Reward) to provide incentives to the employees, this helped in reducing the attrition level for entry level employees(0-3 years)

Promoted various Employee Engagement Activities across the organization

Single point of contact for the organization to handle entire HR responsibilities – Recruitment, Comp & Ben, Employee Relations, Payroll and HR operations.

Handled Internal / External Audits and Track findings to closure. Also introduced enhancements / workflow changes in processes.

Standard chartered Bank (Scope International)-HR Analyst Jun’06 - Oct’10

Responsible for two business units comprising more than 1000 employees.

Conceptualised & introduced an initiative called “KFCI” (Know Me, Focus Me, Care Me and Inspire Me) to motivate the new joiners and curb early attrition & absconding.

Introduced Laurels award initiative to encourage employee’s morale and hard work apart from monthly R&R’s.

Introduced “Milap” a tool for employees to speak or to mail if they have any Complaints, Queries, or Suggestion later a separate team was formed to address the queries all over the SC Group(MYHR Team)

Successfully introduced a new initiative called “Pulse”, where managers judge and analyse employee about their existence, for the employees who are marked in Amber category.

Part of Employee Council


MBA (Human Resources) from BharathidasanInstitute of Management

B.Sc. (Physics) from St. Joseph’s College, Trichy

Senior Certified Professional(SCP) from SHRM(Society for Human Resources Management)

IT Skills:

PGDCA from BDPS Computer Education, Trichy in 2006.

Well versed with MS Applications: MS – Office (Word, Excel, Outlook andPowerPoint)


SHRM-SCP From 2016 – Present

Personal Information:

Date of Birth:21st Oct’1986

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