• HR Consultant

    at PeopleFirst HR Consultancy

    July 2018 - June 2019


    HR Consultant for institutions across the Government, Semi-Government and Private sector in the UAE and Middle East, delivered key HR initiatives: • HR health check • HR strategy development support • HR policy & procedures manual and employee handbook development • Organisation design & structure • Design & development of competency & performance management frameworks • Development of succession planning framework and career paths • Job analysis interviews, development of comprehensive job descriptions • Employee engagement initiatives • Compensation analysis • HRIS implementation and operations support

  • Assistant HR Manager

    at Fitness First

    January 2018 - June 2018


    • Developing strong and credible relationships with team leads and senior stakeholders and assist them in understanding/interpreting HR Policies, procedures and requirements • Management of employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievance, capability and performance, and absence management for the MENA region • Manage employee engagement initiatives across the business • Responsible for total HR compliance, for matters related to compensation, benefits and payroll. This includes all on-boarding and off-boarding processes and formalities as required by Company standard practices and UAE Labour law

  • HR Business Partner

    at YouGov

    January 2017 - October 2017


    • Planning, organizing, controlling and evaluating the operational HR and strategic HR requirements for the Middle East and Africa region • Planning, designing and implementing HR policies and procedures. Reviewing and updating all policies and procedures on an annual basis to ensure they reflect the overall business • Manage the recruitment, selection, placement and on-boarding of all new talent into the business. Completing three-month check-ins with all new employees • Management of the performance management process for the MENA region • Working closely with the global Talent and L&D teams in identifying and growing the top talent. Overseeing the L&D function to implement new initiatives to ensure career development of employees • Providing expert HR advice and guidance to employees and managers on the full range of HR and people management issues and implementing any corrective action, whenever needed

  • HR Business Partner

    at Nathan & Nathan

    March 2015 - December 2016


    • HR Business Partner for multiple clients - acting as the performance improvement driver and provoking a positive change in people management • Delivering specific HR services covering: formulation of HR Policies and procedures, recruitment Compensation scales and benefits management, Reward management, Performance Management and appraisal systems, HR services & operations and training & development

  • HR Executive

    at HomesRus

    March 2013 - November 2014


    Handle the execution of all relevant HR tasks, provide administrative support to the line manager and maintain confidentiality in handling employee issues • Assist in manpower planning, recruitment and selection of candidates • Manage company benefits (medical insurance, flight tickets, etc) and visas for employees • Maintain employee records, HRIS, annual/ sick leave documentation and attendance • SPOC for employee grievances and issues • Arrange for posting of job vacancies and conduct initial screening of applications for the position advertised • Maintain an updated database of all candidates who have applied, screened, shortlisted, interviewed for future reference • Prepare offer letters for selected candidates as advised by the line manager • Arrange on-boarding formalities for new joiners in the organisation • Organise activities like team meetings, get-together for birthdays and office parties

  • HR Executive

    at Ankur Drugs & Pharma Ltd

    December 2011 - August 2012

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    • Implement performance review procedures (e.g. quarterly/annual and 360° evaluations) • Develop fair HR policies and ensure employees understand and comply with them • Implement effective sourcing, screening and interviewing techniques • Assess training needs and coordinate learning and development initiatives for all employees • Act as the point of contact regarding labor legislation issues • SPOC for employees’ grievances and resolutions • Oversee daily operations of the HR department

  • Sr. HR Executive

    at A.J. Hospital & Research Centre

    February 2010 - June 2011

    Mandya - Karnātaka

    • Designing HR structures and templates relating to training, manpower, grievance management, exit interview, performance appraisals • Developing the Organization structure for effective management • SPOC for the documentation and implementation of the NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers, India) accreditation process • Preparing the Job Description and Job specification • Recruitment, sourcing profiles, initial screening, scheduling and conducting interviews • Planning, organizing, designing and conducting various internal and external training programmes Analyzing the effectiveness of training programmes • Coordinating the performance appraisal system and advising Managers on best practices in performance management. • Identifying the occupational hazards & safety measures in the Hospital • Conducting the Job Satisfaction Survey’s and Employee Engagement activities • Conducting exit interviews


  • MBA

    at Mangalore University

    2007 - 2009 (2 years) Mandya - Karnātaka


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