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Mohit Gangaramani

Candidate ID: 1564225

Career Summary

Post Graduate with over 15 years experience in HR / Industrial Relations / Training functional area

Skill Set

Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Process Optimization & Automation, Policy & Procedure, Customer Relations, Visa Process & Labor Laws, Legal, Cost Optimization

Professional Information

Total Experience : 18

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : HR / Industrial Relations / Training

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile

Seasoned professional with experience in talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, policy and procedures, HR operations [retention, exit, employee engagement] A problem solver, capable of taking independent decision that is mutually beneficial for the organization and the employee ensuring compliance in accordance with the UAE labor Law.

Talent Acquisition Process Optimization & Automation Policy & Procedure
Customer Relations Visa Process & Labor Laws Cost Optimization

Professional Experience
Al Fara’a Group, UAE
Head [Group] Human Resource November 2005 till date

Reporting to the Group Vice Chairman & Group Director HR & Admin, directly accountable for smooth functioning of HR operations in the business entities and support functions across the group in the UAE only

HR Responsibilities
• HR Taxonomy
• Employer Branding “Employer of Choice”
• Policies and Procedures
• HR Process Audit
• Cost Allocation
• Manpower planning
• HR/Recruitment Budget & Monitoring
• Process Optimization
o Recruitment Process
o Onboarding and Deployment
o Employee Life Cycle

HR Generalist
• Employee Life Cycle
• Employee Relation (services & grievances handling)
• Implement policy & procedures
• Coordinate for PMS Cycle
• Compliance for employee records and personal file
• Rewards & Recognition (Increments/Promotions/Awards)
• ESOB and leave calculation
• Member of strategic committee
• Negotiate with vendors to optimize cost (recruitment consultants, software developers, HR service providers, etc.)

Talent Acquisition
• Coordinate to prepare and implement manpower and recruitment plan and in coordination with the business and department head’s
• Supervise selection and interview process for local UAE and overseas recruitment in GCC, Egypt, Jordon, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines
• Device selection / assessments methods for identifying appropriate candidate for recruiter and hiring manager
• Mentor and monitor team towards cost effective ways of sourcing whilst ensuring early turn-around-time viz. open house, mass recruitment, walk-ins, etc.
• Revisit process (selection and overall) as and when required for better results
• Close vacancy through internal job posting / employee transfer

Onboarding & Induction
• Oversee document collection, compliance for hiring by conducting back ground verification, visa process, etc.
• Oversee internal arrangements for visa issuance, tickets, temporary/permanent accommodation, seating, business cards, laptops, etc.
• Administration formalities, orientation, training for HR systems, joining kit (employee hand book, job description, KRA’s & KPI’s, etc.) BMG

MIS Reports and Analysis
• HR Reports (attrition / budgets and costs / SLA’s & TAT’s /
• Manpower Forecast & Planning [Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly]
• Survey ‘s (BMG / Employee Surveys)

Special Assignment – Saudi Arabia
• Setup of HR Department
• Successfully managed to deploy around 900 employees to Saudi Arabia in span of ten months from India, Pakistan, Nepal and Philippines
• In addition 250 employees transferred on work visit visas from UAE and monitored in span of one month
• Did local hiring for 500 skilled employees in 3 months
• Managed MIS for eleven group visas around 1024 visas across three companies
• Setup talent acquisition department and streamlined talent acquisition and onboarding process

• Implementation of applicant tracking system / electronic hiring
• Developed employee deployment department for seamless arrival of the candidates and deployed to business [Onboarding & Induction]
• Implementation of HR System for HRMIS and online forms
• Published employee handbook
• Introduced Rewards and Recognition program
• Key panel member for implementation of biometric attendance system across group and link to payroll and wages – for two entities
• Contributed suggestions in implementation of band & grade frame work
• Cost Allocation methodologies

Rajaweer Travels (Overseas Recruitment Company), Mumbai
Recruitment Executive May 2001 to October 2005

Reporting to the Managing Director directly responsible for recruitment and deployment of engineers of various domains in contacting companies in Saudi Arabia and UAE. Recruiting and deploying of skilled was also a responsibility.

? Coordinate blue and white collar interviews throughout India
? Coordinate transactions between the candidate and the client
? Responsible for travel arrangements for the interviews, processing of documents, follow – ups, scheduling departures for candidates, maintaining MIS

Certified Training Courses
Certified Human Resource Professional [CHRP], American Certification Institute
Certified Human Resource Manager [CHRM], American Certification Institute

Education Qualification
Graduate in Commerce
Masters in Commerce