Imtiaz Ahmed

Imtiaz Ahmed

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Deputy Manager (Lead Consultant)

Adecco India Pvt. Ltd

Adecco is a Global Fortune 500 company and the world leader in workforce solutions. The Adecco Group network connects over 700,000 associates with business clients each day through its network of over 33,000 employees and 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. Registered in Switzerland, and managed by a multinational team with expertise in markets spanning the globe, the Adecco Group delivers an unparalleled range of flexible staffing and career resources to corporate clients and qualified associates.

Job Profile/Responsibilities

  • Manage key accounts with target orientation.
  • Identifying potential clients to generate new business.
  • Executing search work for middle and senior level assignments.
  • Relationship management with existing clients and candidates.
  • Ensure process compliance.
  • Conducting weekly and monthly reviews of recruiters, in relation to performance, appraisal, leave & absenteeism, motivation and grievance handling for their continual personal and professional development.
  • Accountable for individual targets and team targets.
  • Team management of four recruiters.
  • Assign requirements according to priority and competencies of team members.
  • Helping the team to shortlist the candidates, by matching their candidates profile with the client's requirement.
  • Interaction with clients on regular basis to understand their requirements specifications and different selection procedures, which includes client visits on regular basis.

Sectors worked in Software Services & Products, Telecom, Banking & Finance.

Organizations Worked for - Ranging from large to medium size organizations for both Indian & multinational companies. Managed key accounts like Microsoft, IBM Global Services, Mastek, Datacraft, Accenture Services, Tech Mahindra, Orange Business Services, Perot Systems, Cisco Systems, CSC, Birlasoft etc.

Dec 2004 - May 2008

Principal Consultant (Asst. Manager)

TeamLease Services Pvt Ltd

TeamLease Services is the India's largest Staffing solutions company with offices in 23 Location and has internal strength of 850 core employees. It employs 70000+ subcontractors/associate employees across India.

Job Profile/Responsibilities

  • Responsibility encompasses across working out the source, time-line, geographical location, target companies and hence formulation of detailed recruitment strategy for a given recruitment project/ target. This also includes close monitoring on minimum time for fulfillment for numerous skill sets at various levels.
  • Execute Search assignments (CXO / Middle Level) and junior level for IT, Telecom and Consulting services clients.
  • Handle various research work pertaining to various industry & functions.
  • Taking care of the entire selection process in close alignment with the candidate and the client.
  • Mobilizing human resources through web-recruitment, referencing, networking, advertisement, industry mapping, active headhunting and browsing job boards, in order to close positions in the shortest possible time.
  • Actively involved in creating and maintaining databank of various technical skills.
  • Interaction with clients for various manpower requirements, understanding and analyzing the requirements of different skill sets.
  • Supporting BD manager to ensure a healthy pipeline of requirements.
  • Task allocation, work flow monitoring and active mentoring of team members to ensure their individual targets are met.
  • Comply with the instituted recruitment procedure to reduce turn around time to meet Business deadlines. Involved in the whole array of recruitment that embraces interview coordination, salary negotiations and fixations and follow-up with the selected candidates till they join.
  • Preparing automated and manual adhoc, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for management review.

Sectors worked in Software Services & Products, Telecom, Semi-conductor/Micro-electronic chip design, Banking & Finance.

Organizations Worked for- Ranging from large to medium size organizations for both Indian & multinational companies. Managed key accounts like Microsoft Corporation (SMSG-Delhi, MGSI-Hyderabad, R&D -Bangalore), Microsoft Gulf (UAE), IBM Global Services, Accenture Services, Orange Business Services, Isango, Stryker, Godrej Infotech, MIH India, Indus logic, Infogain Inc. etc.

Apr 2004 - Nov 2004

Recruitment Manager - IT (India Operations)

IT TrailBlazers

IT Trailblazers is North America based a leading manpower recruitment consultancy, provides a strong back bone supporting US operations. IT Trailblazers India also serves the leading clients in the fast paced software services market in India, headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ08901,USA

Job Profile/Responsibilities

  • Handled complete gamut of recruitment across all the spectrum of IT skills.
  • Managing the entire recruitment process, right from sourcing the candidate, monitoring & follow up till final selection.
  • Involved in developing new clients for core business services in recruitment.
  • Understanding the clients' requirements, coordinating for short listing & screening including preliminary interviews etc.
  • Source candidates through advertisements, portals, head hunting, networking and referencing.
  • Mentoring team members and assisting them in their day-to-day activities.
  • Coordinating the onsite office and sourcing professionals for the US market.
  • Submitting daily activity report to the onsite office.

Sectors worked in- Software Services & Products, Telecom, Semi-conductor/Micro-electronic chip design, Banking & Finance.

Organizations worked for-Ranging from large to medium size organizations for both Indian & multinational companies.Managed key accounts like CapGemini, TCS, IBM, Oracle, Servion, Magma Design etc.

Nov 1999 - Mar 2004

Resource Executive / Consultant / Sr.Consultant

Dev Solutions

Dev Solutions is India's leading provider of recruitment solutions in the Information Technology R&D domain. The company combines 20 years of executive search experience, with an adaptive approach in meeting client needs.

Job Profile/Responsibilities

  • Involved in Full Cycle Recruitment involving sourcing, identifying, interviewing, screening and placing personnel in quick turnaround time in permanent positions across industry.
  • Called on new and existing clients/vendors to determine needs, build relationships, and create business opportunities. Performing tele-sales to develop new clients and associates.
  • Responsible for all aspects of account development and negotiating business rates.
  • Mentored recruiters, managed day to day staffing operations and induction training of new recruits.
  • Developed and maintained the quality database on the skills basis for immediate and future needs.

Sectors worked in- Software Services & Products, Telecom, Semi-conductor/Micro-electronics chip design, Banking & Finance and Travel.

Organizations worked for-Ranging from large to medium size organizations for both Indian & multinational companies. Managed key accounts like Texas Instruments, Intel, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, ST Microelectronics, Ind-Telesoft, Duet technologies(Motorola), Network Programs, Daewoo Telecom, Ascom, Adobe Systems, Freescale(Motorola), HCL, Conexant etc.


2009 - Present

Pursuing MBA (HR) from ICFAI
1997 - Present

B.Sc from JMI


  • Best Consultant for the Year 2005 & 2006. Awarded company sponsored vacation trip to Thailand.
  • Awarded by the title of CHAMPION award many times in the consecutive year 2006, 2007 & 2008.
  • Achieved highest levels of client satisfaction and carved out a preferred vendor relationship with the key accounts.
  • Received accolades from the top management, local head and clients many times for the quality of work.
  • Improved the conversion ratios
  • Minimize the turnaround time (TAT) for recruitments.
  • Created comprehensive database of all professionals with various skill sets.
  • Worked on all levels at various verticals across different functions.

Personal Information

Date of Birth : 08th August, 1975

Passport # : B2319038

Marital Status : Married



  • Around 9 years of progressive technical recruitment experience in the IT (Software & Hardware) and Telecom industry.
  • Excellent understanding and background in recruitment, executive search and resource management function.
  • Proficient in managing and leading teams for running successful recruitment operations, through ample experience gained in developing procedures and service standards for business excellence.
  • Business development support to ensure a healthy pipeline of requirements.
  • Key account management and collections thereby minimizing bad debts.
  • Excellent understanding of technology, trends and skills.
  • Recruited extensively across the technology spectrum for various levels. 
  • Good experience in designing and implementing recruiting best practices.
  • Experienced at recruitment redesign, designing process and implementation.
  • Strategic planning in association with the management.
  • Strong at recruiting analysis (collecting and analysing data).
  • Identifying candidates using multiple traditional / non-traditional sources with heavy emphasis on Internet recruiting.
  • Good business acumen. Have applied recruiting metrics constantly to re-evaluate practices and strategies.
  • Recruiters selection and training. Have mentored recruiters to perform effectively.

Functions worked at - Ranges from various technical positions, Technical Director, Delivery Head, Engagement Manager, Business Unit Head, Engineering Heads, HR Head, Architects, Technical & Functional Consultants, Product Head, VP-IT Insfrastructure, VP Applications design, Technical Leads, Senior Financial roles, R&D roles, Quality Assurance, Sales & Marketing roles etc.

Cover Letter

Dear Sir/Madam,

Highlights of my background that may be of interest to you include:

A conscientious, goal-oriented individual with around 9 years of professional experience; background reflects skills and accomplishments in the areas of human resources, recruitment, executive search, volume & bulk hiring, business development, team handling, relationship management, account management, supervision, operations and coordination. An effective communicator with strong written, verbal, listening, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

Excellent diversity of experience in IT and Telecom industry at all levels with trusted and progressive organisations in India.

Proven leadership qualities; able to direct, motivate, and supervise personnel to achieve maximum productivity. Able to establish priorities, manage time productively, and perform well under pressure; proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and follow projects through to completion.Capable and managing the entire recruitment cycle, with success in single handedly targeting soliciting and winning account.

Thanking you and awaiting your favorable response.


Imtiaz Ahmed