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Bander Abudawood

Human Resources Consultant,Islamic Banking,Human Development and Improvement,Talent Management,certified Trainer

Work experience

Jan 2011Present


Mawaheb Magazine
Mawaheb is a Monthly Magazine that focus on Youth talents in all areas, we also covers Saudi modern lifestyle by highlighting all social events, fairs, and weddings. We will point-out the newest and hottest restaurants and cafés in Jeddah and the kingdom. Brief about the issue We cover various topics such as (Fashion, fairs, events, weddings, exclusive! Interviews, upcoming talents, successful talents, young and successful business man/women, successful couple, restaurant review, Jeddah nights, medical tip... and more) [email protected]
Jun 2007Jun 2010

Personnel and Recruitment Manager- Retail Banking Division Western Region

Banque Saudi Fransi
Develop recruitment materials in Retail Banking Division Western Region, Instruct, review recruitment materials such as job descriptions, testing tools, Workforce planning ,Instruct recruitment staff to search workforce ,Review and approve recruitment channels.. issue recruitment notices, Approve recruitment notices , Selection process ( Customer services, tellers, branch Manager, administrators staff ) , Instruct recruitment procedure to staffs. ,Supervise selection process.Interviewing , ensure all recruitment policies, procedures and techniques are moving , reviews employment offer with regional Manager. Inventory and hunting candidates Maintains an active and organized data bank of applicants for various positions. Manage the recruitment budget. Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems. Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity. Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel. Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices. Analyze training needs to design employee development. Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination. Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests. Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants. Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.. Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
Jan 2005Jun 2007

Personnel and Administration Manager

Bank Al-Jazira- Takaful Ta'awuni
Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives. Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations. Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization. Prepare and follow budgets for personnel operations. Prepare personnel forecast to project employment needs. Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits. Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements. Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
May 2004Jan 2005

Recruitment Assistant Manager

Bank Al-Jazira - Takaful Ta"awuni
1.Responsible for all “first-line” recruiting communications with employee candidates (emailing, telephone calls, & letters); 2.Responsible for conducting “screening” interviews with employee candidates and recommending of suitable candidates for hire to the hiring managers; 3.Responsible for communications with all hiring managers with respect to employee candidates; 4.Responsible for all human resource liaison activities throughout the divisions’ regional offices; 5.Responsible for assisting hiring managers in developing job offer packages and contracts for potential employees; 6.Responsible for coordination of all payroll related issues between my office, the corporate head office, and the finance department; 7.Responsible for oversight for human resource concerns with respect to government relations and legislative compliance; 8. Responsible for coordination of activities with the Saudi Arabian Embassy for the processing of visas and/or work permits; Responsible for coordination of travel itineraries, hotel accommodations, and housing



University of Wales, Bangor


Neuro-Linguistic Programming


Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, London

Ithaca, New York, United States

Cornell University

Bachelor's degree

Cairo University


Cairo University

American Banker Association

Washington, DC USA -

American Banker Association

Advanced Diploma

AIT- Sydney - Australia

UK - PG Diploma



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