Career Summary

Human Resources Management Professional seeking opportunities where experience in staffing, internal program development and management,employee relations, project management and operations will enhance a company’s overall strategic plan and direction. Also has an excellent background assisting top level management.

*Enthusiastic, results oriented HR professional with extensive experience in planning and directing all areas of Human Resources that includes but is not limited to: benefits & compensation, UAE labour law, employee relations, on-boarding, payroll, performance management, policy & procedures, recruitment/ headhunting, safety, supervision & training. 
*Strategic HR partner executing HR best practices to align the objectives of the organization while maximizing employee potential by fostering a positive work environment that promotes employee morale by developing interpersonal relationships within all levels of the organization utilizing attentiveness, trust, and respect.

Education

Education
Jun 2000 - Apr 2004

Bachelor of Science: Major in Psychology                                                           (with earning units in Educational Psychology)

University of Perpetual Help System (Laguna, Philippines)
Activities and Societies: Department of Psychology - Board Member

Work History

Work History
Oct 2015 - Present

Recruitment Partner (Emiratization Headhunter)

IRIS EXECUTIVES

"Our company’s mission is to improve people’s lives by tireless striving to connect talent with opportunities.We design recruitment solutions that open minds, unlock people's full potential and inspire organizations performance.”

  1.  Account Management:
    • Manage relationships with existing clients by understanding and delivering on their vacancies in order to identify the best shortlist possible.
    • Update clients on the market trends, provide extensive interview notes on each short listed candidate
    • Advise and prepare shortlisted candidates for their interviews with prospective employers (your clients)
    • Advise and direct candidates through the employment offer stage and resignation.
  1. Candidate Recruitment:
    • Source candidates from our internal Database
    • Conduct headhunting exercises through Social Media
    • Networking with existing candidates to reach out to required talents on the market
    • Interview and shortlist ideal candidates 
    • Coach the candidate and provide mock interview before their interview meeting.
Jul 2013 - Oct 2015

HR & Administration Manager (set-up the entire Dept. from scratch)

IRIS EXECUTIVES

My Main Responsibility is to ensure the company has qualified staff in sufficient numbers to meet the strategic objectives set by the Managing Director/Owner. 

I am in charge of overseeing corporate affairs, general office administration, management of personnel, wages, training, occupational safety and corporate communications, finance, sales & operations.

Working closely with the Managing Director/ Owner, we elaborate on the company’s human resources strategy in line with the company’s development goals. Defines the recruiting policy and is responsible for the interviewing process as well as overseeing any redundancies. Support staff career development, creating, implementing and assessing individual KPIs and promotions (‘talent management’). 

Provides induction and staff training for new rookies and ensuring there is good social interaction within the company. I also help communications between the company’s management and the staff. 

Additional Important Tasks that I am directly involve, are:

  • Ensuring compliance with legal, contractual or statutory procedures on personnel management such as recruiting, welfare benefits and work contract termination.
  • Defining job positions for recruitment and managing the interview process
  • Carrying out staff induction for new team members.
  • Managing personnel’s individual and collective development, such as training, assessment and promotions.
  • Overseeing the smooth running of HR-related administrative tasks, such as holiday management, sick leave, replacement jobs and wage payments.
  • Following up litigation and disputes involving company personnel. 
  • Payroll/ Gratuity computation and anything related to Company Finances.
  • General office & operation management issues. 
  • Taking care of a wider variety of administrative matters for daily running of the company.
Jul 2013 - Oct 2015

Recruitment Resourcer (Project based)

IRIS EXECUTIVES

My role involves working closely with other Consultants/ Clients to assist in fulfilling these ongoing emiratization manpower requirements. It also includes diverse duties in the areas of candidate sourcing, candidate/client management, database (CRM) maintenance and ensuring our organization maximizes all recruitment and related business opportunities. 

  • Candidate Search:
    • Conduct headhunting exercises through Social Media
    • Interview and shortlist ideal candidates
    • Networking with existing Candidate to reach out to required talents on the market
    • Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented in searching, assessing and sourcing suitable candidates from within the recruitment database system and via other sources.
  • Candidate Management:
    • Identify unique profiles Of UAE Nationals
    • Conduct interviews following the candidate Interview form.
    • Building ongoing relationships with candidates – understanding organizations culture and fit to candidate types
Mar 2009 - Jun 2013

Administrative Assistant

OnBoard International
  • Arrangements of hotel booking for company’s staff traveling or visitors.
  • Manage & control Petty Cash and local purchasing.
  • Arrangement of office boy and driver’s daily schedule and make sure the implementation of the schedule.
  • Manage to send and track shipment and inform the concern person accordingly.
  • Arrangement of staff annual and business travel bookings.
  • Arrange / manage medical insurance for the staff and update claims forms and employee cards information, according to office manager instructions
  • Registering and controlling daily outside meeting schedule for staff by using attendance system.
  • Arranging and coordinating meeting room bookings.
  • Maintain and update files regularly: LPO, Adv. Booking orders, Hotel Booking, Air Travel , Car Rental, Kitchen Expense, Stationary Expense, MD Assigned Files
  • Assist in processing of visit and work visas: Applying TECOM Online system 
  • Work as per company’s policies and procedures and abide with internal regulations.
  • Responsible for all recruitment administration including answering queries of candidates, administering pre-employment tests, scheduling interviews, and maintaining the recruitment database and files.
  • Preparing, processing, and filing all day to day correspondence e.g. contracts of employment, salary certificates, references, end of probation reminders, starters and leavers’ notification.
  • Auditing and management of reports such as weekly leave reports, Days in Lieu, Leavers List, Confirmation of Probation lists etc.
  • Coordinating with Medical Insurance Carrier for addition of new employees to medical plan, deletion of leavers, and processing of medical reimbursement forms as well as debit and credit invoices.
  • Organizing External Staff Events like Team Building, OBI Day Out, Iftar Event, etc.
  • Coordinating with HR Manager regarding the required training plan for the staff
  • Liaising with PRO for newly incoming employee visa and travel arrangements and new starter logistics.
Apr 2007 - Mar 2009

HR & Admin Executive

EnerPlastics LLC

Experience in planning and directing executive-level administrative/ management affairs and support. Combine organizational and communication skills with the ability to plan and manage diverse business relationships. Qualifications include: Executive Office Management, Property Acquisition and Management, Microsoft Office, Customer Communication and Liaison Affairs, Confidential Correspondence and Data, Human Resource and Benefits Administration, Purchasing and Contract Review.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Managing Directors in day-to-day correspondence/work.
  • Preparing agendas for the Executive Board meetings/ conferences.
  • Respond to routine items not requiring Director's attention in accordance with specific instructions and standard procedure.
  • Maintain logs and records of office activities; compile information for regular or special reports from logs and records maintained; maintain office budgetary records and process related forms in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Diary management, scheduling & attending meetings, conference calls and events.
  • General secretarial functions like fixing appointments/meetings, preparing reports & presentations, handling visitors, etc.
  • Handle hotel bookings & travel arrangements.
  • Checks emails addressed to the Director in his absence and replies to them if required.
  • Prepare LPOs for Stationery and other office needs. Follow-up on the same till the requirements are fulfilled.
  • Create and distribute Minutes of Meeting. Create memos, circulars, etc and maintain records for all incoming & outgoing correspondence.
  • Establish and maintain an efficient filing system (hard copies & electronic) for easy and quick retrieval.
  • Backing up all Receptionist Duties
  • Assisting various Administrative and HR needs (including applying for Visit/ Transit VISA, Leave Application Records, Medical & Vehicle Insurance, and more).
Jan 2006 - Apr 2007

HR Assistant

Peremba Construction Sdn Bhd (Dubai Branch)
  • Assist Human Resource Personnel in executing recruitment activities, preparing HR-related correspondences, administering of leave and medical record, overseeing HR-related events, etc.
  • Arrange travel accommodations and air ticket booking for employees traveling back to Malaysia/ UAE or visiting other countries on business purposes.
  • Arrange for and send out notices of meetings; prepare agenda items and materials.
  • To manage general office correspondence including letters and notices and generate reports from time to time related to HR/ finance/ admin. activities.
  • To maintain filling and records systems.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of records, logs and files related to office activities and departmental operations.
  • Provide authorized information from the employee’s personnel records when requested by credit bureaus and finance companies.
  • Screen job applicants to obtain information such as education and work experience; Administer personality and typing tests; Explain the organization’s employment policies and refer qualified applicants to the employing official; Request references from present and past employers of applicants; Inform job applicants of their acceptance or rejection for employment; Conduct internet research to locate resumes.
  • Verifies information on laborers’ timecards and makes appropriate corrections.
  • Worked as Temporary Executive Assistant to the General Manager.

Personal Information

Birth date: 30th November 1983

Nationality: Filipino

Language: English/ Tagalog/ Currently learning German language

Interest: Reading books & articles related to self-development, Traveling (knowing the cultures & taste of different countries), Cooking & Home Decorating, Movies, Photography, Planning some events.