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Scrum Master Hr Consultant

Houston, TX
November 14, 2022

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Nishtha Saraf

Houston, TX *****


Recruiter and HR Professional

Result driven professional with 6+ years of experience in the field of Recruitment and HR Operations. making connections with people, motivating and inspiring them through commitment. Possess strong initiative, self-direction and effective communication, interpersonal & problem-solving skills

Outstanding capabilities in coordinating full cycle recruiting experience, from talent sourcing and attracting candidates to interviewing and hiring great employees. Nishtha has rich experience in supporting end-to-end candidate journey, sourcing, screening and selection, offer, conversion hire and on-boarding. She has shown tremendous skill in hiring large number of candidates for a variety of growing and established organizations

Core Competencies:

Recruitment Process

Lateral Recruitment (Permanent & Contract)

Campus Recruitment

Compensation & benefits

Performance Management

Microsoft Office

Rejoining and Joining Process

Vendor Management

Employee referrals

Designing job descriptions

Employee engagement and Employee Relations

Professional Experience

Capgemini, Bangalore, India

Senior Consultant – Talent Acquisition, 7/2016 – 10/2016

Tower Lead for Software Services Tower (Middleware & Batch Mgmt.) under Infrastructure BU.

Predominantly working as the BU SPOC for these service lines.

Leading a team of 2 recruiters and I am responsible for end-to-end delivery of these Towers.

Hiring for skills like Biztalk, WAS Admin, Apache/ Tomcat Admin, SQL DBA, JBoss Admin etc.

Tata Communications, Pune, India

Consultant – Talent Acquisition, 1/2015 – 3/2016

Sourcing (Third-party and Lateral hiring)

Track of all the open requirements.

Discovery call with business about the job requirements/plan of hire.

Decision on mode and channel of hire (contract/full time) based on the requirements.

Sourcing the profiles through social network, internal database, employee references, references from the candidate, vendors

Sourcing the profiles through vendors for contract hiring requirements.

Interview scheduling

Initial screening and shortlist the profiles for the interview process.

Interview schedule for the shortlisted candidates.

Arrangement of logistics for the interviews.

Arrangement of panels for the technical and managerial interviews.

Interview coordination.


Discussion with project team/business unit about the requirements and assign it to Vendors to source the profiles.

Shortlist profiles.

Collect all the details about the requirements, panel details to conduct interview.

Collection of documents from the selected candidates.

Conduct HR interview for the selected candidates.

Offer management

Offer release for the selected candidates by collecting all the necessary documents

Follow up with the offered candidates to get them onboard at the earliest

Assist candidates to complete joining formalities in the internal recruitment portal which has to be filled by candidates before joining.

Resource management

Search for the internal resource availability for the open requirements.

Work with central RMG team /vendors for the bench resources data and deploy them for the open requirements.

Contract management for employees hired as on-contract

AbsolutData – Research & Analytics, Gurugram, India

HR Executive, 04/2012 – 8/2013

Vendor Management

Empanelment of good vendors & consultants.

Processing of payments for vendors.

Ensuring good line ups from respective consultants.

Handling vendor contracts and provide feedback to them.

Recruitments and Designing Job Description

Interacting with business unit heads and other key managers discussing the role and key responsibilities to design the JD with best possible explanation of the profile.

Expertise in Entire Recruitment Life Cycle, Recruited candidates on contract & permanent roles (Lateral & Campus Recruitment from Engineering Colleges).

Handling multiple walk-in and Scheduled recruitment drives.

Interacting with business unit heads and other key managers to develop the recruitment plan for current and pipeline projects requirements.

Developing and implementing vertical-wide recruitment strategies and programs with Delivery Manager / Manager - Human Resource.

Compensation & Benefits

Reviewing existing compensation structure & revising it as per current business demands

Track changes in compensation trends in marketplace. Understanding of industry standards of compensation across all levels in the organization as per a Compensation Survey conducted across industries

Working on pay benchmarks with respect to various market players in the same sector.

Prior experience as HR Consultant (11/2007 to 5/2010) for Spring Talent, India (2012), Quest Career Solutions, India (2010-2011)

Education and Credentials

MBA – HR & Marketing (2008-2010)

Amity Business School, India. Secured CGPA 7.15

Bachelor – Home Science

Lady Irwin College, Delhi Secured 77.5% (Ist Division)


Agile Scrum Master Certified

Professional Development

Certificate for participating in Platinum Jubilee International Conference - EPIGENESIS-2007 organized by Delhi University, India.

Certificate for participating in "Yuva Shakti Mela" - 2008 (A part of Extension Program) organized by Department of Development Communication & Extension, Delhi University

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