#309/4, 1st Cross, Cambridge Layout, Bangalore-560008
TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN HR PROFESSIONAL
Approachable Innovator with a passion for Human Resources
Seasoned HR Business Partner with more than 16 years of extensive experience in managing a full spectrum of human resources programs,
services and functions. Multi-faceted expertise as Corporate and Plant HR.
Key Deliverables across the Tenure:
Skilled in managing Green Field Projects and global teams using onsite-offshore model; instrumental in determining concept “As Is” situation
and deciding “To Be” situation to be achieved.
Expertise in delivering Global HR practices in dynamic environments focusing on establishing structure, building employee value, driving
vision and achieving critical strategic goals.
Successfully led teams of HR/Admin/Procurement professionals who instituted best practices on cost effective strategies.
Recognized for collaborating with key stakeholders to identify learning and development needs, conduct needs assessments, produce
actionable strategic plans and develop customized learning solutions. Evaluated a range of instructor led, computer based and self-paced
training program to meet business objectives.
Lead the design, implementation of competency Framework for all positions. Aligned Salary structure, Bands/Level and institutionalized the
Implemented functional best practices to focus on development of abilities to meet present & future goals in HIPO.
Efficiently designed and implemented HR Shared Service Operations.
Business Partner - Strategy Visioning & Planning
Functioned as Head HR (India & Malaysia) for Stempeutics
Headed talent acquisitions & employee engagement centrally by designing and implementing Shared Service module at corporate office
along with business entities like Manipal Academy of Banking, Manipal Academy of IT, MeritTrac Assessment, Manipal City & Guilds, and
Sikkim Manipal – Distance Learning.
Interacted with Management & Heads of Department to implement HR policies for effective management & development of human capital
across the organization. Ensured implementation of innovative Personnel & HR policies / procedures.
o Implementing organizational redesign and cultural initiatives that resulted in a 15% increase in productivity
o Designing and implementing harmonization strategy of two new business units, leading a dedicated HR integration team drawn
from business units across the region.
o Expertise in managing change during phenomenal expansion/reduction of business, product proliferation, hostile takeover, mergers
Implemented job grading and description with focus on developing critical leadership skills through mobilization of high potential key talent.
2. Realigned recruiting strategy to develop talent pipeline, built new staffing processes based on competency modeling considered division best
practice that reduced annual turnover costs. Involved in implementation of recruiting processes and strategies. Successfully reduced
turnaround time for filling the vacant positions to 20 days from average of 45 days
Actively involved in strategic negotiation to obtain cost savings on premium renewals and improved benefit plans
Effectively worked in ERP enabled environment and designed HCM in SAP environment; improved employee morale and retention by focusing
on clear and transparent communication.
Standardized performance measurement parameters across the group & undertook periodical post counseling operations, including talent
Employee Engagement / Employee Retention
Partner with the business in climate surveys / employee polls and contribute to analyze the results and drive initiatives based on the findings.
Managed Reward and Recognition programs to enhance employee productivity and consistent approach towards recognition of top talent.
Took structured and meticulous approach in reducing staff turnover rate from19% to 5% by creating a detailed exit interview/employee
Compensation benchmarking and established a framework of salary structure with implementation
Supported the drive and implementation to strengthen various employee engagement initiatives like people committee, fun and charity,
leadership offsite etc.,
Engaged in brand building across India, including building training program and methodologies.
Learning & Development
Exceptional success at creating high performance teams and talent through assessment, organization development, leadership development,
talent management and succession planning. Established countrywide.
Leveraged skills in providing HR leadership and managing people priorities for the offshore BU in India.
Demonstrated skills in introducing new employee orientation and individual training hours that resulted in 97% employee satisfaction record.
Successfully trained and mentored the region’s senior management team on leadership, employee engagement, diversity and work ethics.
Jul ’11-May’15 Manipal Group, Manipal Global Education Services, Bangalore Joined as Manager Corporate HR, rose to Heading
Talent Acquisition & Employee Engagement
May ’10-Apr ‘11 Cenduit (India) Services Pvt. Ltd. Country Manager-HR
Jan’09-Jan’10 CRY, Bangalore South Regional Sr. Manager
Jan’07-Oct’ 07 TRC Worldwide Engineering, Bangalore Global HR Manager
Feb’06-Jan’07 IHS Parts Management, Bangalore HR & Office Manager
Jul’04-Jan’06 Cortina Network System Sr. Consultant-HR
Mar’01-Jul'04 Precision Interconnect-Tyco Healthcare/Electronics, Bangalore HR & Admin Executive
Mar’01-Jul'04 Cargill Seeds & Monsanto Technologies Ltd. Sr. Executive HR & Admin
May’92-Mar’97 Littlewoods International & Westside, Bangalore Executive HR & Admin
2009 MBA (HRM & GM) from ISBM
2004 BBM from Madras University
1997 PGDPM from Delhi University
PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT SCHEDULES
Compensation & Benefits – Level 1, White Spaces Consulting
Employer Branding – People in Business
Organizational Behavioral Training Workshop, Bangalore. T A PAI
Integration of HR strategy through globalization model at IHS Denver US
Internal Auditor Training Program, (ISO) Bangalore. Lloyd
Assertiveness Workshop & Management Development Program, Bangalore
Highly Proficient in MS Office, Database Products and HRIS
(PeopleSoft, SAP, Peopletrak and customized systems)
Address: #309/4, 1st Cross, Cambridge Layout,
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Kannada,
Tamil and Telugu