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Project Manager Human Resources

Location:
Moorestown, NJ, 08558
Posted:
August 27, 2012

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SEAN PIMENTA, SPHR

*** ****** ****, ********, ** 08558 609-***-**** g9p74x@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Global HR professional with extensive experience in leading and consolidating Human Resources functions and a passion for supporting achievement of enhanced business results by aligning Human Resources strategies and initiatives. Supported the US, Canada, Asia and Europe.

Talent Acquisition & Retention Performance Management Compensation & Benefits

Employee Relations Training & Organizational Development Project Management Change Management International and multi-location HR Compliance & Immigration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KESTRI CONSULTING Partner May 11 – current

• Strategic consulting for a client to restructure their human capital organization in line with a changing business scenario – Talent Acquisition, Compensation and Training.

• Partnered with associates to recruit VPs/IT Sales/Client Partners/Practice and Sr. IT Staff.

NIIT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Director HR April 08 – March 11

NIIT Technologies is a Global Information Technology Company with over 7000 employees worldwide with a partial list of clients like SEI, ING, American Express, Assurant, Thrivent Financial, etc.

• As part of the Management Team, served as a Business Partner to build and execute human capital plans in achievement of overall business strategy, objectives, and goals.

• Performed an “advocate” role in support of assigned BU’s and made recommendations for changes to corporate level policies, practices and procedures.

• Consulted with executive committee to re-define the Sales Organization incentive plan, recruited sales people, monitored performance and identified training needs to transform the sales force into highly effective sales team and improve their ability to gain new market share and achieve stretch targets.

• Developed and implemented Corporate Talent Acquisition Strategy and created best practices and systems to help attract and mobilize high quality talent. Utilized avenues like social networking, networking groups, employee referrals, etc. to attract passive candidates.

• Owned and facilitated the Performance Management Process and provided guidance and coaching.

• Championed employee communication and employee relations initiatives to include Employment Satisfaction Surveys, training and in-house counseling. Coached managers and employees on issues including involuntary terminations, sexual harassment, discrimination, etc.

• Responsible for developing and implementing the Training Calendar including behavioral, technical and sales training to enhance employee productivity and skills.

• Managed Benefits plans including negotiating annual renewals for Health Insurance and 401K Plan.

• Provided effective analytical metrics reporting to help drive business decisions, including monthly reporting and quarterly and Annual Business Reviews.

• Ensured compliance with all pertinent HR related laws and regulations including Immigration& visas.

Selected Achievements:

• Was able to raise the Employee Satisfaction Index by 7% points and the Happiness and Pride quotient by 12% points based on the Employee Satisfaction Survey that was conducted.

• Advised senior management on Organizational Structural Changes and they were implemented.

• Used market benchmarks to design an improved Sales Incentive plan resulting in increased logo acquisition and revenue growth.

• Introduced a Talent Development and Succession Plan which enabled the retention of key resources.

ZENSAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. SR. Manager-HR February 05 – April 08

Zensar is a Global Information Technology company with over 5000 employees worldwide with a partial client list of Cisco, Assurant, Credit Suisse, Electronic Arts, Logitech etc.

Responsible for the entire HR function in the Americas. Lead a team of 4.

• Forged partnerships with key BU heads and line managers. As part of the Management Team, served as a Business Partner to build and execute human capital plans in achievement of overall business strategy, objectives, and goals.

• Was responsible for recruiting Senior Sales people and Client Partners as well as senior IT staff.

• Facilitated the Performance Management process and provided guidance and coaching to managers and employees. Worked with BU Heads on moderation of ratings and administered the compensation and level changes arising out of it.

• Was part of the team involved in the due-diligence and seamless rebadging and integration of 2 M&A companies

• Handled Employee Relations initiatives to include Employment Satisfaction Surveys, in-house counseling and Open Houses to facilitate resolution of employee issues.

• Assessed and implemented behavioral, technical and sales training to improve employee productivity and skills

• Provided effective analytical reporting to help drive business decisions, including monthly reporting and quarterly Business Reviews.

• Designed and implemented an effective Corporate Talent Acquisition Strategy and created best practices and systems to help attract and mobilize high quality talent.

• Was responsible for strategic vendor selection. Conducted audits to ensure high productivity of vendors.

• Used market surveys to compile compensation metrics and utilized the same in setting compensation plans.

• Was responsible for managing Benefits Plans including negotiating annual renewals for Health Insurance and administered the 401K plan.

• Managed diversity programs including affirmative action and induction of overseas recruits.

• Ensured compliance with all pertinent HR related laws and regulations.

• Oversaw the Immigration process to include visas and Permanent Residency for transfers and expats.

Selected Achievements:

• As Project Manager, successfully automated our Benefits Administration on time and within budget.

• Ensured a seamless integration and rebadging of 2 M&A companies into the parent company

• Introduced a SLA driven Employee Customer Care service and it is running extremely well.

IBSS Inc. Director, Human Resources October ’02 – January ‘05

A Global IT solutions company with a partial client list reading of Lincoln Financial Group, Citibank, Countrywide Finance and Merrill Lynch, etc. Led a team of 6 recruiters and 2 direct reports.

• Forged HR partnerships with key operating division line managers to drive corporate vision and business strategy.

• Developed and implemented Corporate Talent Acquisition Strategy and created best practices and systems to help attract and mobilize high quality talent. Was responsible for strategic vendor selection and periodic evaluation. Spearheaded an international Staffing function to include recruiting, relocation and orientation.

• Administered all HR generalist affairs including managing health and welfare plans including annual renewals and open enrollment process as well as training and development (both in-house and external).

• Was responsible for selection and monitoring immigration law firms. Handled all immigration matters to include H1, L1, J1 and F1 visas as well as Permanent Residency Status

• Defined various processes related to HR workflow and diagnosed non-value added processes and incorporated change management.

• As Project Manager, designed, planned and implemented of a customized Human Resources Information System on time and well within budget.

• Created and implemented a competency-based performance appraisal system and provided guidance and coaching to managers. Ensured that the appraisal process was implemented in a timely manner and administered the reward program arising out of it.

• Compiled and analyzed employee data and used it to introduce measures to ensure higher retention.

• Ensured compliance with all pertinent HR related laws and regulations

OXYWAY, Inc. September ‘01 – October ’02

A start-up IT Consulting Company – Co- partner in the firm

HEXAWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC, Manager Resources July ’96 – August ‘01

Global IT Solutions Company with a partial clients list like Citibank, Equitable, Alliance Capital etc. Led a team of 6 recruiters and 3 direct reports.

• Provide leadership and direction to team members through effective coaching and mentoring

• Developed and implemented Corporate Recruitment Strategy and created best practices and systems to help attract and mobilize high quality talent. Spearheaded an international Staffing function to include recruiting, compensation, relocation and orientation.

• Managed the team for delivery of all recruiting services

and sized the recruiting team to meet hiring needs

• Administered all HR generalist affairs including managing health and welfare plans including annual renewals and open enrollment process.

• Was responsible for selection and monitoring immigration law firms. Handled all immigration matters to include H1, L1, J1 and F1 visas. Tracked and facilitated extensions/renewals of visas at appropriate times. Was administratively responsible for Permanent Residency Status filing.

• Created and implemented a competency-based performance appraisal system and provided guidance and coaching to managers. Ensured that the appraisal process was implemented in a timely manner and administered the reward program arising out of it.

• Ensured compliance with all pertinent HR related laws and regulations

EDUCATION & COMPUTER SKILLS

• Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) – Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

• Certificate Course – Senior HR Professional Management - Fairleigh Dickinson University

• Master’s degree program, Administrative Management –final project pending – Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

• Executive MBA program, Business Management – Xavier’s Institute of Management

• Bachelors in Arts, Economics & Sociology – St. Xavier’s College

• Professional member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

• Utilized PeopleSoft HRMS v8, functional knowledge of SAP HR 4.6C

• Extremely adept at MS-Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.



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