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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
May 20, 2020

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Having achieved a solid foundation of knowledge in my career of Recruitment, with my background and my skill set in talent acquisition, I possess a wide range of knowledge and talents that will allow me to contribute toward the success of your company. I am interested in furthering my understanding by seeking new challenges in the Talent Acquisition field. I would like to express my interest in consideration for a position at your company and have enclosed a resume for your review and consideration. My expertise includes full cycle recruitment, leadership, team performance and mentoring, multi-Site operational recruitment leadership, regional manpower planning & strategic development, problem solver, candidate relationship management, hiring and retention, leading and executing onboarding programme, innovator and media savvy. Lead and managed fast track project recruitment, involving recruitment projects like the expansion plans, new site openings. Key highlights of my Experience

Recruited from the individual contributor level to the C-level. Grew Posta Plus by 45 employees in first 12 months in our wide range of locations including the GCC, Syria, Jordan, China, Egypt, North America and the UK.

Achieved 99% hiring rate, attaining recognition and enriching negotiation skills in strengthening recruitment and filling positions.

Supported business expansion into new markets with talent mapping for critical skills focus area.

Eliminated all 3rd party recruiting fees by first three months

Reduced overall CTF (Cycle Time to Fill) from 65 days to 41 days especially for niche positions

Introduced, developed and executed the Fully Cycle Onboarding Programme in Posta Plus in 3months from my joining date with the company.

Crafted Talent Acquisition related policies, Job Descriptions and Introduced Recruitment related forms in Posta Plus.

Managed recruiting teams in extremely challenging and remote environments covering the broad regions of PostaPlus.

In my tenure with the International Recruitment consultancy firm have worked as a Project Recruitment Team Lead for the below projects

Al Habtoor motors - 2ND Largest Automotive Company in UAE, Saudi Expansion Project, 4 sites plus head office, 900+ positions.

Saudi 2030 Entertainment Project - Six Flag,30+positions

Al Ayuni, infrastructure project in Jubail, Eastern Province, 57 Saudi Nationals for various Engineering Roles

Ma’aden Phosphate, a venture with Saudi petrochemicals giant SABIC, an investment of nearly $35 billion, 25+ positions My proven dedication to optimizing organizational success through my expert knowledge will contribute immensely to the success of your company. I am confident that my detail oriented work habits will aid in the efficiency of your company while my positive attitude will make me a seamless addition to your team. It is my intention to establish a time when we can further discuss how my talent, responsibility and self- motivation will fit the needs of you company.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you soon. NITHYA. C


A highly energetic and passionate Talent Acquisition Specialist with diverse background in strategic sourcing, staffing, team management, and human resources. Dependable with proven ability to succeed under pressure, deliver excellence, and establish genuine relationships, team player with effective interpersonal communication skills and a strong work ethic. WORK EXPERIENCE

September 2018 – Present

PostaPlus -

Dubai, UAE

Designation: Regional – Talent Acquisition Specialist (GCC, Syria, Jordan, China, Egypt, North America and the UK)

Reporting to: HR Director

(Forced termination due to Covid 19 impact on business and currently on notice period, ending May 13th 2020. Will submit documents for proof)


PostaPlus is a leading regional provider of global business, logistics and shipping solutions. PostaPlus has business organisations across a wide range of locations including the GCC, Syria, Jordan, China, Egypt, North America and the UK.

Areas of expertise

360 degree Recruitment cycle

Positions hired, all roles in - C level, IT including Developers and analysts, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Planning and Engineering, Customer service, Service Partners, Human Resources and Finance.

New hire Onboarding Programme

Draft recruitment policies and recruitment related forms

Probation Review

Manpower Planning

Introduce relevant Interview assessment methods

Building competency Framework

Employee succession planning

Employee referral programme

Annual Job Description review

Building Talent retention and acquisition strategies

Employer Branding

Background Check, New Hire


Successful hire for key roles in the company during expansion projects – Country Manager Syria, Country Manager USA, Country Manager Qatar and Operations Manager UAE

Eliminated all 3rd party recruiting fees by first three months

Introduced full cycle Onboarding Programme in 3months from my joining date with the company.

Awarded Best Employee of the month

Built a Talent pipeline in 3 weeks and successfully hired 45 Call Centre agents in Jordan station.

Salary increment on completion of probation in regards to exceptional performance.


Manage and lead Talent Acquisition across all regions of Posta Plus which includes Kuwait, Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia,United States and China, drive the entire hiring process, engage with leadership, advise and influence candidate experience.

Work closely with hiring managers for senior level recruiting, to develop accurate competency requirements, position specifications, and critical talent pipeline, as well as providing coaching and training on Competency interview techniques where required.

Diversify and manage Talent Sourcing Channels to source for qualified candidates including recruiting agencies, job boards, fairs, career portal, etc.

Implement, develop and conduct annual auditing of Recruitment policy.

Crafting Job Descriptions for all positions at PostaPlus and conducting annual Job Description review.

Partner with corporate communications / HR to develop and deploy regional employer branding and social media tools for at all levels of the organization for both recruitment and retention.

Designing, implementing effective Onboarding program for new hires and conducting regular feedback measures for improvement.

Accountable to conduct Probation Review in coordination with the Line Manager.

Implement the manpower plan, consistently assessing outcomes, identifying any gaps communicating results to HR Regional and Department Heads to plan and provide insights for manpower plan changes to ensure continued success.

Collaborate with the L&D department to execute succession planning for the employees to ensure future key roles are identified and planned.

Design and Implement effective internal Hiring Communication procedures and policy

Craft Talent Acquisition related policies, and Introduce Recruitment related forms.

Continually work to improve the recruitment process to ensure an effective recruiting experience for hiring managers and applicants alike.

Prepare recruitment metrics for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually highlighting areas of progress and identify areas of improvement

Developing Employee Referral programs, planning and executing successful In-House Recruiting Events.

Design talent acquisition strategies to deliver a competitive talent advantage and align with long term organizational goals

Background Check New Hire - Work closely with country HR, Compliance and Risk to ensure background Checks for new hires are in line with Country co-ordination and company policy.

Recommend salary changes, promotions, transfers, and performance counselling as appropriate

Advise hiring managers on Salary ranges in the Market by conducting salary benchmarking surveys September 2015 – August 2018

First Resort Global Recruitment - Dubai, UAE

Designation: Team Leader - Project Recruitment

COMPANY BRIEF: First Resort Global Recruitment delivers Management & Executive Level recruitment & headhunting to selected companies across the Middle East. RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Recruitment:

Lead the Project Recruitment Division where we work on volume recruitment projects like the Expansion plans, New Site Openings, New branch openings, and Urgent hires to help on Immediate Projects etc.

Responsible in leading the team in the full spectrum of the Project Recruitment process

Experience in offering clients on site account Management to help with large Recruitment Missions

Identifying and understanding client needs

Prepare Job Description

Job Posting in Job Portals

Vendor Management

Headhunting prospective candidates

Filtering applications

Reviewing CVs

Vetting candidates

Interview preparation of the selected candidates

Salary negotiation – If necessary

Employee referral check

Work in liaison with the Client up to onboarding of the candidate is done. Recruitment Projects Worked on:

Worked as a Project Recruitment Team Lead for Al Habtoor motors - 2ND Largest Automotive company in UAE for their Huge expansion in Saudi .Recruitment for all levels of Staff for all the 4 sites plus head office. More than 900 positions

Worked as Project Recruitment Team Lead for Saudi 2030 Entertainment Project - Six Flag. This included all Executive level roles.

Worked as Project Recruitment Lead for Al Ayuni for their big infrastructure project in Jubail, Eastern Province to rebuild some of the roads/ bridges/ infrastructure there as a joint venture with the city – Jubail Commission. 57 Saudi Nationals for various Engineering Roles

Part of the Project Recruitment Lead for Ma’aden Phosphate, a venture with Saudi petrochemicals giant SABIC, an investment of nearly $35 billion.

Other Responsibilities

Lead and Develop a team of 11 Recruiters

Responsible for 360 Recruitment for all direct client requirements

Responsible for Achieving teams monthly targets.

Experience in working with Saudi Nationals, Emiratis, Turkish, Western and International Candidates.

Build quality relationships with cross-function teams and participates in strategy meetings

Monitor and handled team KPIs and achieve them on a team level

Prepare monthly performance reports for the team performance, ideas, and share best practices to develop and improve the team

Worked closely with marketing team to ensure we have consistent communication methods to existing clients and candidates

Hired new recruiters and account executives, trained and mentored the team to ensure all targets are met

2013 – 2015

Xerox -


Kochi, India

Designation: HR Associate

COMPANY BRIEF: Xerox, is a global leader in business process and information technology services. That covers a lot of ground, from finance and accounting and transaction processing to IT outsourcing, human resource services and customer care


Recruitment Management:

Screening and interview of candidates.

Building good relationships with clients.

Maintain database of current employees.

Managing candidate application procedures.

Conduct initial interviews and back ground verification.

Employee Induction, Joining and Exit Formalities.

Process, review, and analyse internal authorization to hire documents in preparing a weekly report identifying all open position.

Create, maintain, and present pipelines of applicable candidates to Senior Recruiters responsible for specific requisitions

Employee Relations Management

Responsible in being a key part in Employee Retention activities.

Key role in Employee Turnover and Attrition

Resolving problems between staff and management.

Provided individual counselling and group counselling sessions to staff.

Handling Separation and Termination processes.

Responsible in Handling Exit Interviews.

Payroll Management

Attendance, Payroll Processing, Bonus, and Maintenance of Salary register and Leave register. Maintenance of PF, Gratuity, Insurance.

Maintenance of contract employees.

Overtime, Incentives. Updating Increments calculations.

Model of Maintenance of Payroll Roll

Salary Breakups, Calculating OT, Incentives, Bonuses, LOP etc.

Generate error free payroll.

Checking of Variance in payroll and ensure correction of the same

Resolve all employee queries related to payroll.

Ensure all salary related Provisions are sent to Finance Department.

Monthly Salary Disbursement.

Maintenance of all Employee Personal files.


2012 Master’s in Business Administration

Calicut University

2014 Advance Diploma in Human Resource Management


2010 Bachelor of Business Management - International Business Bangalore University


Operating System : Windows 8/10

Others : MS office, BenPlus Payroll processing tool, Task net Employee Compensation and pension tool








Date of Birth : 06/03/1990

Nationality : Indian.

Marital Status : Married

Gender : Female

Visa Status : Residence

Visa Expiry : Sept 2020

Pass port Number : M1852751


Shall be submitted up on request.


I hereby declare that the above-furnished information is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Date: Nithya Chellappan

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