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Vice President HR & Support

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
December 21, 2020

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Skype Id: suunil.nair


Over 25 years of core HR Experience handling the entire gamut of HR and spearheading the HR Portfolio encompassing of Business, Strategic and People HR with multi-regional, multilingual, cross cultural and cross-country experience and expertise

A Strategic thinker with passion for Business and People Management, contributing toward enhancing business volumes & growth by providing Strategic HRM support

Expertise in conducting individual leadership, career and talent assessments as appropriate using a variety of tools such as 16 Blocker Performance v/s Potential Grid; Retention Risk v/s Role Criticality Grid; Hi-potential Grid; Competency Matrix

Proficiency in ensuring successors are identified for leadership and critical roles to support continuity of the business and career growth of potential talent

Adept at Job Evaluations and Hay Grading for all levels to structure a robust grading system in the organization with standardization of designations further linked to salary bands, increment matrix and, benefits - rewards and incentives

Hands-on experience in designing, building, planning, training managers – employees on constructive feedback mechanisms and managing the execution of the Performance Management System

Profound experience in managing and reporting into key & multi-cultural Board Members and delivering rapid implementation and strategic change


Leadership Talent Assessments Succession Planning Competency Development

Mapping & Matrix Employee Engagement HR Branding & Communication

Salary Benchmarking Performance Management KPI, PIP Deployment

Career Progression Planning Employee Grading Policies and Process Management

Leadership & Team Management Training & Development International/ Global Collaboration TECHNICAL SKILLS

ERP: SAP – HCM (certified power user) and Polaris Adrenaline HRMS EDUCATION

Strategic HR Management (SHRM), IIM – Ahmedabad - 2017

Certified in HR Analytics, ICHR - 2017

Bachelor’s in Commerce, University of Bombay - 1989

Diploma in Training and Labour Laws, ICLM - 1991 TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS

Leadership – Ericsson Academy Communication – Ericsson Academy

Team Building – Ericsson Academy Understanding Self – Ericsson Academy Malaysia

Impact Management Recruitment, Manpower retention and Personnel Development - BMW

Managing Emotions Compensation Trends and Recruitment Challenges - BMW

Leadership Effectiveness Labour policies and Management INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE

Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Iraq, New Zealand, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE and UK


Feb 2018 - Present D’ Carbogen Amcis, Ahmedabad, India Vice President – HR & Support

Senior member of the Global HR team which initiates HR practices across all Global locationsin 7 countries

Responsible for spearheading the following verticals: o Manpower Planning

o Recruitment of qualified professionals

o Campus Recruitments – IIT/IIM

o Performance Management Systems

o Compensation Matrix and Organization structure

o HR systems, Policies and Procedures

o SAP Success Factors – Lead (EC, RCM, PY, OB, OFB modules) o Administration and Support in-charge

o CSR- Lead

o Statutory and Legal Compliances

Dec 2015 - Mar 2017 Freelance Consultant

Apr 2017 – Feb 2018 NavnitGroup, Mumbai- India

Sep 2010 – Dec 2015 Group Vice President – Human Resources

Reporting directly to the CMD and Board of Directors Major Clientele handled:

Automobile brands - BMW, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, MINI, Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, Maruti, MAN, JCB, Scania, BMW Motorrad and Polaris ATV

Marine – Princess, Bayliner, Meridian Yachts and Harris Flote speedboats.

Aviation - Bombardier Business Jets and Euro-copter helicopters.

Others - Navnit Insurance, Navnit Infrastructure, Navnit Technologies. Notable Highlights:

Instrumental in the successful implementation of the below:

HR Policy and process formulation – Drafted the HR manual and led the successful implementation of the same across the organization along with the Change Management initiatives

Recruitment and Talent Management – Formulated Manpower Planning to ensure optimal utilization of resources. Ensured performing resources had their career path mapped and progression plans defined with successful execution

Organization Design and Reporting – Built organization structure for each division and brand to streamline hierarchy and reporting structures

Competency Mapping – Carried out competency evaluation of major employee ration which acted as a catalyst for enabling optimum distribution of skilled manpower across the organization

Performance Management – Formulated a competent evaluation system where measurable objectives were set and evaluated for a period. System also comprised of behavioral attribute assessment. Handled the automation of the PMS system by using HRMS

Succession Planning – Led the succession planning initiatives and determined the second line of command for every Divisional Head

ERP – Member of the ERP implementation team;assessed severalsolutions and implemented HRM

Training – Active engagement as a Head of the Training committee and permanent faculty in carrying out in-house training to impart managerial acumen to majority of employees

HR Branding – Acknowledged as a Brand Champion and member of the branding committee and steered efforts to build and sustain the organization’s image as ‘An employer of choice’

Compensation and Benefits Management – Drafted the compensation blue print to link performance results to salary and related benefits. Carried out the organization grading which fixed salary bands across grades to ensure salary rightsizing PRECEDING ASSIGNMENTS

Duration Organization Designation

Apr 2009 – May 2010 Gulf Petrochemicals Co. Ltd.Bahrain Senior Human Resources Advisor Jul 1998 – May 2009 S&B, Mumbai, India General Manager- Global HR June 1996 – Jul 1998 Ericsson India, Pune, India Asst. Manager – HR (West) Sept 1992 – June 1996 (Microsoft), Mumbai, India Executive - Human Resources References available upon request

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