Human Resources Professional with 18+ years of Experiences in the GCC

Last Updated: 23rd June 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


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Age Range
45 to 54

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Arabic, English, Hindi, Urdu


Vibrant and experienced Human Resources Professional with 17+ years of UAE experiences and a proven ability to deliver core HR solutions and strategic HR deliverables. Being a part of four new startup world-class organizations and two established organizations, where I was a part of restructuring, reorganizations, transformation in the UAE. Possesses expertise in the HR Management (Administrative HR and Strategic HR), building policies, procedures, manuals, systems than recruitment, onboarding, retention, succession planning, talent management, employees performance appraisal, competency mapping, training & development, internal leadership development, compensation and benefits, payroll management, and few occasions a part of downsizing, cost-cutting measures and restructuring the whole organizations. Leads by example to manage HR issues for multicultural teams of up to 4,000 employees at multiple locations, specializing in the construction, contracting, projects management, manufacturing factories, such as cement, façade/Aluminium/glass, steel, metal and few other manufacturing sectors. Specialized at Designing the HR policies, procedures and SOPs as well as developing cost effective business models and tactical plans to achieve business goals. Has a successful record in streamlining the HR processes and implementing HR metrics & MIS Dashboards, along with managing the legal aspect of visas, insurances, medical, labour camps, other personnel administrative issues of embassies & dealing with various UAE ministries and licensing, Courts and legal cases. I did also the BPO/Consulting Support, auditing, reorganizations, etc.


Indra Gandhi Open University - Delhi
Master of Business Administration

   Jul 2005
— Jun 2008

Human Resources Management


AB Consulting
HR Manager

   Oct 2016
— Current

AB Consulting LLC- As a Management Consultant, since Oct – 2016 (UAQ–UAE) A Headhunting/Recruitment/HR Management Consultancy
• Currently, working as a full time, HR and Administration Manager on Consultancy Contract, this is an Infrastructure Road Constructions Company in the UAE, about 1,500 employees, 600 commercial vehicles, two maintenance workshop, head-office of 100 executives/staff.
• Joined as Management Consultant to streamline the all management process, specifically the HR and Personnel Management policies and procedures, established departmental goals, KPI’s and overall organizational performance management system. 12 Projects, averagely 20 employee’s recruitment per month.
• Review and re-design all policies and procedure at HR part and implementation in process.
• Being a Management Consultant, I am a part of the senior management team for all business related decisions, contributing right from tendering process, manpower/HR planning, cost estimation, supporting all other departments for their day to day operations, revising, restructuring the whole organization at all level, projects, production unites and office part.
• As a freelancer - HR professional, assisting our clients for all HR related Solutions, such as Recruitment, Onboard, Training & Development, Policies/Systems, Standard Operating Procedures (Preparation/Implementation) overall HRM Systems implementations, including HR Information Systems, HR Dashboard/MIS design, optimization/downsizing, internal trainings design & implementation and Payroll.
Mar. 2013 – Oct. 2016 – Worked with Multiform LLC –Dubai (An EMAAR Group & ACWA Holding Group Company in Dubai):
As an HR & Administration Manager (UAE & KSA Operation) – Architectural Façade/Aluminium/Glass/Steel/Metal -
• I was on Senior Management position to Spearheading the HR Business Partnering, HR Operations and Shared Services, Payroll, Recruitment, Reward and Incentives, Organizational Development, Performance and Talent Management, Employee Relations, Administration and Visa/health/safety/insurances etc.
• Overseeing the effective management of 2,500 UAE and GCC staff, as well as technology and innovation, through the strong leadership of a committed HR team and control of an AED 5million payroll per month
• Recruiting staff at all levels, from laborers to senior executives, successfully establishing relationships with HR consultancies and other agencies across Asia and Africa
• Advising on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training & development, budgeting to senior management.
Key achievements:
• Implemented HRIS and ERP systems to facilitate the smooth running of the HR function and integrate it with other functions
• Streamlined the HR function by introducing a new cost effective optimized HR model, and successfully restructure the whole organization with 30% reduced in
• Prepared and implemented Job Descriptions for all employees, with Key Result Areas and KIP defined for Performance Management System, that’s brought desired result from all employees, and help us for succession planning.
• Recruited over 1,500 employees with zero recruitment costs, and implanted onboarding process for all newcomers.
• Playing a key role in delivering AED 4million annually, by optimizing the workforce, labour camp, and transportation, then outsourcing the workforce and leasing out the labour camp to maximize resources utilization.
• Negotiating final settlements for over 1,000 employees during downsizing, with no disputes or legal cases
Mar. 2008 to Feb. 2013 with Cladtech International & Unipods LLC in RAK (An Al-Rajhi Holding Group) – 4 years
As a Group HR & Administration Manager (UAE & KSA) Contracting/Aluminium Façade/Glass/Steel/Metal/ Constructions
• Establishing fully operational HR departments from scratch and designed the HR operating models, as a founding member of both companies
• Providing strategic leadership, direction, and support across the HR function, as well as developing and implementing the HR policies and training to all department managers, line supervisors and onboarding newcomers about Company policies.
• Liaising extensively with multiple government ministries. Overseeing the legal aspects of the establishment of the businesses and obtaining statutory approvals for initial industrial and manufacturing licensing
Key achievements
• Recruiting a workforce of over 2,500 employees in the UAE and KSA and implemented onboarding trainings, standard operating procedures and programs which resulted in smooth operations and clear goal setting for new employees.
• Building a strong partnership with managers to ensure collaborative working with all department and section to support from the HR and Administration part related to HR planning, recruitment, trainings and development, employees personnel issues and other aspect of day to day operations.

March 1999 to March 2008 with RAK Cement Company, RAK–UAE (LAFARGE - A World Leader in Building Material) - 9 years
As a Head of Personnel/Administration Department – Cement/Building Material/Manufacturing Company
• Playing an integral role in the business start-up and plant commissioning for a company recognized as the best managed company under Lafarge management
Key achievements
• Significantly improving employee performance and succession planning by developing technical, soft skills and leadership development training programs
• Designing and implementing an HR framework with best practices, to attract and retain quality professionals
• Enabling the company to achieve ISO 9001-2000 accreditation on its first audit, and regular internal organizational audit team member.

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