• HR Generalist

    at Saudi Aramco

    December 2013 - April 2019

    Minţaqat al Ḩudūd ash Shamālīyah

    Under Saudi Aramco organizational structure reporting directly to the Department Head collaborating regularly with the Admin Area and Business Line HR leaders, Division Heads and HR Generalists from other departments.  Supervised 8 HR Coordinators  Facilitated annual Department Strategic Talent Review Meetings and Supervisors’ Succession Plans;  Coordinated and ensured the quality and consistency of succession planning decisions in the Department;  Provided recommendations to management for areas of employee development, knowledge sharing, performance appraisal, promotions and job placement;  Managed Department-level administration of learning management systems for employees’ development in technical, non-technical and leadership development fields;  Reviewed Department level promotion candidate packages for compliance and ensured submission is fair and in compliance with Company Policy;  Conducted annual manpower utilization study, manpower effectiveness

  • HR Advisor

    at ASCO Caspian Holdings

    April 2011 - December 2013

    Baku City

    Reporting to the HR Manager of this International Oil and Gas Services Company with 380 employees, part of the Aberdeen based ASCo Group of Companies.  Providing HR guidance, assistance and support to management, supervisors and employees;  Developing and updating HR procedures;  Conducting regular presentations to management and employees on Company’s awards system, performance review, regulation of disciplinary issues, awareness of new policies;  Advising management on staff development;  Advising management on HR legal issues;  Responsible for the planning and budgeting of training, including negotiating with service providers;  Managing annual performance reviews;  Responsible for the interview, selection and recruitment process of new employees;  Negotiating terms and conditions of employment with employees;  Creating and updating job descriptions and designing internal / external job adverts.

  • HR Coordinator / Supervisor

    at Topaz Energy & Marine

    January 2005 - April 2011

    Baku City

    Reported to the General Manager of this marine offshore vessel support company, a subsidiary of Topaz Energy & Marine Limited, a company based in Dubai whose ultimate parent company is Renaissance Services.  Managed all HR functions including payroll activity for 485 employees;  Managed performance review process;  Managed succession planning and career development, identifying training needs;  Conducted new-hire orientation and exit interviews;  Negotiated terms and conditions of employment with selected candidates;  Controlled crew manning and travel budget;  Provided HR monthly reports including sickness and absence monitoring to local management and Head Office in Dubai;  Responsible for disciplinary, grievance and redundancy processes;  Provided support and advice on HR policies, local employment legislation and employee relations matters;  Liaised with internal, external and client auditors and consultants.  Supervised 2 direct reports;

  • HR Assistant

    at Consolidated Contractors International Company

    February 2003 - January 2005

    Baku City

    Basic HR functions at the early career stage


  • Chartered MCIPD

    at Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) London

  • Emotional & Behavioural Intelligence

    at Saudi Aramco Leadership Center

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

  • Project Management for Learning Professionals

    at Saudi Aramco Leadership Center

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

  • People Management Skills for New Supervisors & Team Leaders

    at Training Center

    2010 - 2010 (1 year) Edinburgh

  • Associate CIPD

    at Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

    2008 - 2008 (1 year) London

  • Post graduate degree in HR Management

    at Nottingham Trent University

    2006 - 2008 (2 years) Nottingham

  • Masters degree Business Administration

    at Baku State Economic University

    2002 - 2004 (2 years) Baku City

  • Bachelors Degree in Oriental Studies

    at Baku State University

    1997 - 2001 (4 years)


  • English Negotiation

  • Russian Negotiation

  • Azerbaijani Native

  • Arabic Elementary