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Regional Recruitment Officer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3-4K USD
July 26, 2020

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SHERWIN GLEN DCUNHA ; 052******* / 050*******


Regional Recruitment Officer with 5 years of IT, Technical & Non-Technical recruiting experience for various sectors such as Information technology, EPC, EPM, Oil & Gas, Construction, Real Estate, E-Commerce, Telecommunication, Certification, Banking, Government, Manufacturing, IT,, Engineering, DOD/Intel and private sector clients for high level security cleared positions (Confidential/Interim, Secret & Top Secret/SCI w/Lifestyle Full Scope Polygraph, Counterintelligence Scope (CI - Poly), DoD 8570 Certification & Public Trust) across US, IMEA & APAC.

Successfully managed client requirements across various regions like the Europe (Greece, Poland, Germany, France, Italy, Czech Republic), Middle East (UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain), APAC (Malaysia, India, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka), East Africa (Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania), West Africa (Ghana), North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Morocco), South Africa (Centurion, Johannesburg) and US.

Well versed with various Recruitment technologies, Database & Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): Job Diva, Bullhorn, ShareFile, Beeline, ZeroChaos, Taleo.

Extensive experience recruiting for the US Government bodies like Pentagon, United States Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), United States Department of Defense (DoD), United States Department of Justice (DoJ), Metropolitan Transit Authority (NYC).

Sourced active and passive candidates utilizing various Boolean and x-ray searches.

Used sources including GitHub, Bitbucket, LinkedIn, employee referrals, and networking. Also used job boards as in Indeed, Monster, Naukri Gulf, CareerBuilder, Dice, Ladders etc.

Extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies, Federal & VMS accounts and interfacing with onsite & account managers.

Increasing effectiveness of recruitment procedures through, Networking, Head hunting, streamlining workflow & creating teamwork environment to enhance Candidate sourcing, thereby generating closures.

Planner & implementer with expertise in managing Recruitment strategy for different technical recruitments with key focus on proper search patterns & pitch while speaking with candidates.

Managing a fleet of over 8 clients across the IMEA & APAC regions with a Successful Conversion Rate of 90%.

Educational Qualifications & Certification:

Mangalore University

Post-graduation Diploma in Human Resource Management, 2016

Mangalore University

Bachelors in Hotel Management, 2015

LinkedIn Learning, 2020

Talent Sourcing Professional

LinkedIn Learning, 2020

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)®

Naukri Gulf

Naukri Gulf Certified Recruiter, 2019

Technical Skills:

Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP/365, MS Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Job Diva, Bullhorn, Taleo, Share File, Bee Line, ZeroChaos.


Recognized as the top performer for 3 months in a row (Sept, Oct & Nov - 2017) with an average submissions rate of 60 – 70/month.

Sole recruiter to manage the United States federal Government requirements for the DoD, DVA, Pentagon, MTA NYC - (outsourced through, Sprezzatura Management Consulting & Izar Associates Inc.)

Promoted as a Regional Recruiter within 6 months of joining to manage the IMEA & APAC recruitments for our clients.

Top Performer for Q3 (2018), Q1 & Q3 (2019) with a successful conversion rate of 90% generating a revenue of 250K AED.

Areas of Expertise:


Screening Interviews

Technical Terminology (IT & OT)

Client Relationships

Online Research: LinkedIn/Monster/ CareerBuilder/Dice/Naukri Gulf & India

Team Management, Gap Analysis

Contingent Workforce Solutions & RPO

Quality Checks, Escalation Handling

Database/ATS/Bullhorn/Job Diva/Taleo/ZeroChaos/Beeline/Share file

Work Experience:

OnePoint Management Consultants July 2018 - Present

Dubai, UAE

Recruitment Officer – IT & Technical (IMEA & APAC)

Expertise in full Life Cycle Recruitment - Sourcing, Screening, formatting, Selection, Negotiation – Salary dicussion, conducting interviews, extend offers, Post Offer Follow up.

Handling client requirements from TIC, Oil & Gas, EPM, Real Estate, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Construction, Engineering & Consumer Electronics within IMEA & APAC region.

Recommend and implement ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes, fine tuning standard processes, and staying informed of trends and innovative recruiting.

Generated specific candidate pool through strategic placement of advertisements, evaluation of applicant’s credentials, and conducting initial interviews and pre-screening assessments.

Strategy planning, QC & recruitment of various roles from Mid to C-Level hiring.

Ensure the timely and successful delivery of job orders according to clients’ needs and objectives.

Meeting timelines in providing required resources for the job orders and maintaining the quality standards of our client.

Ensuring all recruitment requisitions are benchmarked, profiled and agreed with relevant HR Business Partner and fully briefed with Hiring Managers prior to advertising.

Preforming Gap Analysis and monitoring the team’s KPI’s.

Liaising with line managers to ensure accurate feedback is given on all CV’s & interviews within agreed timescales.

Leading a team of recruiters and time to time monitoring, mentoring and motivate them to use their initiative to achieve better results

Suggested efficient and effective Recruitment and Talent acquisition strategy for company’s executive recruitment division, including Candidates Sourcing, Screening, Quality Checks, Interviewing, Negotiation, Escalation Management and Evaluation.

Negotiating and proposing on Salary Package and benefits relating to the role.

Act as a point of escalation and resolution for issues raised by our clients.

IonIdea Enterprises PVT Ltd November 2016 – June 2018

Bangalore, India

Technical Recruiter (IT & Technology)

Conducting full lifecycle recruiting including sourcing and interviewing candidates, presenting information to clients and coordinating interviews.

Extensive experience recruiting a wide variety of technical candidates with active TS/SCI FSP (Full Scope Poly) clearances.

Worked with Fortune 500 clients such as Adobe, Fitbit, Autodesk, BNY Mellon, Citi Group, Cisco Systems, Abbott Labs, Verizon, Morgan Stanley, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Amazon, Pfizer etc.

Utilized applicant tracking, sourcing, screening, selection, and deployment solution and candidate files out of applicant tracking system.

Worked extensively on client MSP/VMS systems like Beeline & ZeroChaos.

Assisted with morning QC calls to clients.

Format resumes and create detailed matrices based on candidate career history, for proposal content, to successfully respond to Request for Offers (RFO) and Request for Proposals (RFP)

Worked extensively with Vendor Management Systems (VMS) clients.

Maintained confidentiality with sensitive employee issues

Experience working on US Visa types such as USC, Green Card, EAD’s, H1B, H4, TN Visa, OPT, CPT etc.

Worked with U.S Tax terms like W2, 1099 and Corp to Corp (C2C).

Worked on all type of security clearances such as Confidential/Interim, Active Secret, Top Secret (TSC), DOD (Department of Defense) 8570 Certifications and Public Trust.

Step Up Group May 2015 – September 2016

Mangalore, India

IT Recruiter

Head Hunting for IT and Non-IT requirements.

Screening the CV’s/shortlist the candidates.

Screening the profiles suitable for the company’s requirements based on the salary offered, experience in the industry, skills & assignments to be handled.

Conducting preliminary interviews and coordinating final interviews, collects feedback from interviewers, handles, maintenance of personal files and records, maintenance or relevant employee data.

Conducting preliminary interviews and coordinating final interviews, collects feedback from interviewers, handles, maintenance of personal files and records, maintenance or relevant employee data.

Design & place advertisements on job portals.

Maintenance of Excel sheet of all the selected candidates and the revenue collection for the month.

Candidate selection offer negotiation and follow up with joining to ensure the on boarding.

Aligned closely with the Managers and the Directors.

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