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Dhruv Bhatia


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Advisory experience in areas such as Organisation Diagnostic, Design & Structuring, Change Management, Culture Assessment, Change Readiness and HR Policies and Processes

On-site and Off-Site project execution for multiple Public and Private sector clients in India covering industries such as FMCG, Electronics, Automobiles, Oil and Gas and Defence in the capacity of a Team Lead & Team Member

Work history

Apr 2015Present

Consultant, People & Change Advisory

KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Project: HR Audit
    • Date: August 2016 - Present
    • Project Details:

About the Company:

A leading USA based company in the business of medical billing and healthcare industry with over 10,000 people.

  1. Conducted current state diagnostic and gap analysis of HR processes to understand if it fit for the growth objectives of the company
  2. Provided recommendations on the identified gaps with inputs for a successful implementation roadmap
  • Project: HR Transformation
    • Date: October 2015 - August 2016
    • Project Details:

About the Group:

The business conglomerate consists of 3 companies with a combined review of over $1 billion. The largest company is one of the leading FMCG's companies in India with a market share of 23% and growing at a CAGR of 8%. The conglomerate is spread across India with over 15,000 employees and is now focusing on backward integration.

  1. Conducted Organisation Diagnostic, Culture Diagnostic and Change Readiness Diagnostic (through surveys, one-on-one discussion and interviews) for one of the leading FMCG’s of India for all locations, functions and job levels. 
  2. Developed an in depth analysis case study of the challenges identified
  3. Created high-level communication plan for rollout of specific HR module change interventions
  4. Developed the Target Operating Model, defined by Organisation Design Principles and coupled with  Grade Structures to frame the To – Be Organisation Structure along with To-be Manpower Numbers
  5. Designed the Performance Management System along with defining the KRA/KPI dictionary, Calendars, Communication Plan and Process Maps
  6. Articulated the Hire to Retire HR Policies for all group companies
  • Project: Organisation Structure, Pay Scale & HR Policy Design
    • Date: September 2015 - October 2015
    • Project Details:

About the Company:

Company is a newly set-up joint venture between two state run companies focusing on development of coal blocks in the state of Odisha. The company is looking at 8 million tonne of coal production within 3 years of commencement. 

  1. Conducted As – Is assessment of all the HR policies and Organization Structure at the one of the largest Coal and Power organisation in North East India
  2. Analysed the challenges faced through leadership discussions
  3. Developed the To - Be Organization structure for the Corporate Office and Coal Site
  4. Articulated detailed policies around Promotion, Performance Management System, Pay Scales, Separation, Medical Scheme and Leave System
  • Project: 360 Degree Individual Assessment
    • Date: August 2015 - September 2015
    • Project Details:

About the Company:

The company is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company with nine factories in India and estimated order booking to be about $4 Billion and total revenues of over $1.1 Billion

  1. Supported in facilitation of 360 Degree Leadership Assessment Workshop for 100+ employees in a large Electronics organisation
  • Project: Assessment Development Centre
    • Date: August 2015 
    • Project Details:

About the Company:

The company is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company based in India which primarily focuses in manufacturing and assembly of aircraft, navigation and related communication equipment and airports operation with total revenues of over $2.6 Billion.

  1. Supported in facilitation of Assessment Development Centres of 100+ employees in a large Defence organisation
  • Project: Employee Engagement Survey
    • Date: June 2015 - August 2015 
    • Project Details:

About the Company:

The company is one of the largest state-owned steel manufacturing companies based in New Delhi with annual turnover of about $6.4 Billion and an employee strength of over 90,000.

  1. Conducted Employee Engagement Survey analysis in one of the largest Steel Manufacturing Organisation covering more than 18000 respondents
  2. Highlighted key Talent Management and Change Management issues to assist key stakeholders to be effective leaders within the context of driving transformational change
  • Project: HR Diagnostic Study
    • Date: April 2015 - June 2015 
    • Project Details: 

About the Company:

The company is the market leader in manufacturing of Exhaust System, Catalytic Converter, Independent Front Suspension with a total employee strength of 3000 and covering over 7 locations in India. 

  1. Conducted HR Diagnostic study at a large Automobile OEM organisation to understand current issues and challenges by engaging in Focused Group Discussion, In person Interviews and Process & Policy analysis
  2. Created and rolled out culture assessment survey across locations (through online and offline modes)
  3. Created and rolled out change readiness assessment survey (online and offline)
  4. Created high-level communication plan to deliver compelling and relevant messages to all impacted audiences as a way to drive organizational readiness and adoption


Jun 2013Apr 2015

Masters in Business Administration (HR Core)

Symbiosis International University, India

CGPA - 3.018 out of 4.0

Team Member - Entrepreneurship Cell

Jun 2010Jun 2013

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

University of Delhi, India

Score - 60.35%

Three year under-graduate degree in commerce

Sep 2009Apr 2010

Bachelor of Business Administration

University of Toronto, Canada

CGPA - 1.85 out of 4.0

Completed first year studies in management 


  • Project: HR Analytics
    • Organisation: KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. 
    • Date: April 2014 - June 2014 
    • Project Details:
  1. Developed a consulting solution to be leveraged to address talent risks across organisations leveraging on the KPMG Talent Risk Framework
  2. The solution included a brochure for national circulation to understand KPMG HR Analytics Solution and a go-to-market plan to leverage its current network of clients
  • Project: Compensation Trends
    • Organisation: Mercer Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd. 
    • Date: July 2012 - August 2012 
    • Project Details: 
  1. Leveraged Mercer Compensation reports (2010, 2011, 2012) to develop compensation trends for Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industries in India
  • Project: KYC Report Generation
    • Organisation: Fios Asia Pvt. Ltd
    • Date: July 2011
    • Project Details: 
  1. KYC report generation & background check for individuals/companies based in South East Asia