Glimpse of Dr. Kuladeep Reddy's Profile

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Aug 2014

Group Manager - Human Resource

Al Ahli Holding Group

Talent Acquisition & Retention

§   Driven the Annual HR Planning process including headcount budgeting, headcount allocation, HR Planning & Staffing Function Excellence for the organization. Work closely with external Search firms, proactively identify talent needs and staff open position with high-quality talent.  Preparing the hiring plan based on the job specification and job description

§   Spearheading end-to-end hiring & recruitment life-cycle for sourcing the best talent from diverse sources.

§   Forecasting & managing the budgets for recruitment and competency based manpower planning.

§   Handled Internal Job Posting & Job Rotation policies for providing opportunities to existing employees.

§   Driving the annual manpower plans and implementing the same based on the projected manpower requirements for organization in line with the business and growth plans.

§   Screening the resumes, testing the applicants, for Middle and senior positions.

§   Developing / implementing new recruitment / selection policies as per staffing projections.

§   Succession Planning up to Departmental Head

§   Handling salary negotiations and compensation administration in line with the industry standards.

Induction & On Boarding:

§   Managing orientation program for employee to the business and culture.

§   Induction- On boarding of new Incumbents by designing an Induction Program of New Joined with a structured way

§   Scheduling and conducting the Induction/Orientation Programs for smooth transition of new entrants. Completing Joining formalities for all new hire.

§   Prepare welcome note and circulate to all concerned and introduce the new entrants to all employees.

§   Educating the employees about the policies – Roll Outs.

§   Coordinated Scheduling & conducting Training Schedule for the new hire.

 Compensation Benefits & Payroll:

§   Constantly monitor any variance between the budgeted and actual salaries and headcount.

§   Handling salary negotiations, payroll system and compensation administration for middle and Sr Levels.

§   Managing various activities related to compensation management payroll administration and to make all necessary co-ordination for a smooth and efficient pay roll processing operation (variable compensation, incentives, expatriates compensation, special payments).

§   Gather all necessary data to benchmark salaries and benefits.

§   Ensuring adherence to the payroll calendar timelines for payroll output in accordance to TAT.

§   Coordinating the full cycle of the payroll matters with the payroll vendor to ensure that the payment made to employees is accurate and complies with the statutory requirements.

§   Compile all data needed for the annual salary review, and the annual performance appraisal analysis.

§   Looking after comp. revisions/promotions, preparing and issuing salary change/promotion/transfer letters and salary information, Compensation fitment decision aligned to company policies.

§   Look at all programs from a strategic review perspective.

§   Revisit Incentive Plans and foster a pay for performance culture where opportunities allow, particularly in the area of bonuses and annual increases

§   Review C&B policies and programs and liaise with various levels of management to establish areas of concerns which may be addressed using C&B techniques

§   Responsible for rollout, spearheading and closure of annual and mid- year compensation review cycle

§   Manage Incentive Plans and ESOPs for Senior Management

§   Management of specific Retention Bonus and Hot Skill programs

§   Monitor and support compensation market analysis and job pricing by way of regular C&B surveys

§   Ensure effective communication and training on implementation of C&B programs

§   Member of the global comp team and represent in various C&B forums (internal and external).

Employee Relations & Engagement:

§   Regularly discussing specific issues with employees regarding their grievances, hindrances and undertaking steps for resolving them.

§   Developing / updating and implementing compensations plans, reward & recognition schemes, HR policies and communicating them across the organization at all levels.

§   Conducting Employee Surveys / Poll to analyze the results and drive initiatives based on the findings.

§   Strengthening employee engagement initiatives like People Committee, Fun & Charity, Leadership, and Offsite.

§   Defining the job responsibilities and ensuring role clarity by using performance driven parameters.

§   Handling activities pertaining to employee retention and keeping attrition under control.

§   Implementing the Employee Referral Program to institutionalize a referral culture among employees.

§   Establishing the Employee Relation Committee to act as a catalyst in addressing issues and concerns.

§   Organize fun/ team building activities and encourage participation of team members.

§   Conducting Developmental Workshops for employees to enhance skills.

§   Handle issues pertaining to salary, incentives, leaves etc.

§   Coffee with CEO (Employee of the month Program) & Star Employee ( Employee Development Plan) are initiative under this category

§   Initiated various communication forums like monthly & Quarterly Open Houses

§   Identifying patterns, trends and root causes for making recommendation(s) to Management to improve motivation, increase retention, engagement and efficiency of employees.

§   Looking after the employee lifecycle related activities from joining to resignation of employee.

Training & Development:

§   Map competencies of team members with Training & Development team to determine training needs.

§   Identify key skills, specialty skills and propose training needs accordingly, preparation of training modules, calendar, schedules & batches for imparting training on various topics including measurement of effectiveness.

§   Understanding & Conducting the training requirements for employees & organizing training programs, workshops (using both Internal/External resources) for Technical, Managerial & Behavioral topics.

§   Budgeting & organizing customized training programs based on the training need analysis to enhance the manpower skills & efficiency. 

§   Interface with top management and external vendors and suppliers for the implementation of corporate training or training programs to meet the business needs where appropriate.

(PMS) Performance Management Systems (Appraisal) & Implementation:

§   Implementation of the PMS, Working towards change management and building strong performance driven culture. Co-ordinate and complete the Annual Performance Review of all the employees on time.

§   Handling the Balanced Scorecard based Performance Management System and identifying scope for improving the same.

§   Hands on experience in Balanced Scorecard Implementation

§   KRAs for the various departments. Annually issue the appraisal forms, to train employees on defining their KRA’s, to ensure timely submission of the forms from various departments co-ordination of Monthly performance review meet, Data analysis of the received ratings

§   Handling Performance Management & Employee Development System, including the probation appraisal.

§   Imparting training on PMS, Defining KRA, Self-Appraisal, Mid Term Review and retention Management.

§   Initiating rewards & recognition program & implementing incentive system for employee motivation.

§   Coordinated and driven Performance management activities and employee surveys.

§   Implemented credible goal setting and performance review process for all dept owners to focus on their goals.

Exits & Separation:

§   Review exit interviews and related tasks.

§   Ensuring relieving documentation & deactivation of employee access to corporate network, Emails, premises and completion of exit formalities and recording of documentation.

§   Analyze attrition data and develop strategies to manage and reduce the attrition, created a system to map attrition.

§   Ensure F & F settlements for ex-employees are processed within prescribed timelines.

Market Intelligence:

§  Manage the process of Identification of competing companies for each competency recruited and report the hiring practices and trends.

§  Manage the process of Identification of competitors and the employees in key positions for each competitor.

§  Ensure development and up gradation of database of critical intelligence information on vendors, competitors, potential hires from competitors, salaries, shifts across companies.

Mar 2009 - Feb 2013

Head - Human Resource

Finesse FZ LLC

Present Company

Present Company

Working in Finesse FZ LLC, Bur Dubai, UAE as a Manager – Human Resource from 08th March, 2009 to 19th February, 2013. 

Deputed to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as Recruitment Manager – Staffing & Employee Relations from 08th March, 2009 to 31st June, 2010

RoleManager – Human Resource in Dubai

&

Recruitment Manager – Staffing & Employee Relations in Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities

·Recruitment and Resource Management:

§Hands on experience with Recruitment\ Staffing of the candidates for various banks in Middle East.

§Hands on experience with Off Campus Recruitment \ Staffing.

§Was responsible for optimum utilization of the resource pool and ensure minimum resources in free pools

·Employee Relations and Corporate Alignment:

§Creating harmony between organizational and personnel goals with a view to ensure achievement of organizational mission.

§Regularly discussing specific issues with employees regarding their grievances, hindrances and undertaking steps for resolving them.

§Educating the employees about company policies and rules, to be followed.

§Determining motivation & satisfaction levels of employees through personal interaction & surveys.

§Personnel files, Handling generation of offer / increment / promotion / confirmation letters, etc., created these & put into place all the relevant forms & documents required

§Monitoring leave/attendance system and leave data availability.

§Managing Employee grievances and employee relations

§Handle issues pertaining to salary, incentives leaves etc.

·Leadership Development Program:

§Co-designer and process owner for the leadership development program - an initiative for building leaders within the organization

§Tracking and identifying star performers from various vertical/practice across centers

§Responsible for tracking the progress of the individual, this goes as an input for the performance appraisal of the employee

§Designing the development program to meet the specific needs of the leadership activities

·Achievement:

§Designed an internal tool for receiving the nominations of the eligible employees and monitoring and tracking the progress of the members in the leadership program

Nov 2007 - Mar 2009

Associate Manager - Sourcing & Employee Relations

Invensys Development Centre India Pvt. Ltd

Worked in Invensys Development Centre India Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad as Manager - Staffing from 19th November, 2007 to 6th March, 2009

Brief Company Profile

Invensys is a global industrial automation, transportation and controls group.

Our employees in the Hyderabad Development Centre are involved in software development and testing for Foxboro, Wonderware, Triconex, SCADA and SimSci-Esscor products. From here we provide the Reliance Refinery with a host of products including Foxboro I/A Series® process control systems and Triconex systems plus some more advanced applications. This complex at Jamnagar currently accounts for 24% of India's refining capacity and, once the expansion of the facility is completed, it will become the world's largest refinery at any single location.

Invensys is a global industrial automation, transportation and controls group.

Role   Manager - Staffing & Employee Relations

Responsibilities

  • Recruitment:
  • § Handling Sourcing for Entire IDC of Hyderabad
  • § Interaction with Resource Partners (RP) and Client Partners (CP) on sourcing needs and fulfilling the same with excellent turn around time.
  • § Responsible for hiring Project employees, Contract to Hire and Fulltime employees
  • § Responsible for coordinating technical interviews with the candidates and Technical Panel
  • § Responsible for getting the candidate for an onsite interview, accordingly coordinate with the client/candidate and Admin dept. for his/her travel, stay and transportation.
  • § Processing relocation reimbursements for the candidates who come for an in person interview by coordinating with the Finance Team.
  • § Negotiate rates / salaries with candidates / sub vendors
  • § Release offers with the help of Recruiter to the selected candidates and follow-up regularly till they join
  • § Interact and build good professional relationship with candidates / clients / consulting firms.
  • § Well versed with Synergy an e- recruitment site developed for In-house Recruitment.
  • § Preparation of MIS on status of open requirement, closures, recruitment activities by the Team, Team performance report and submit to Management.
  • § Well versed in Internet job portals like Dice, Monster, Naukri, Career Builder, and Hot Jobs.
  • § Well versed in both Onsite and Offshore recruitment.
  • § Conducted Campus Interviews along with the Hiring Teams.
  • Vendor Management:
  • § Handling the short term contract opportunities for the open requirements.
  • § Coordinating with vendors and getting suitable candidates for the open positions
  • § Identifying potential vendors and submitting status reports on the vendor's performance to the MGMT.
  • § Negotiate contract terms with the vendors
  • § Excellent exp. in negotiating rates with the vendors.
  • § Excellent in follow-ups with the vendors and making selection to closure.
  • § Routing candidates through the preferred vendors.
  • § Handling issues with the contractors/Vendors and routing them to the concerned departments..
  • § Experience in getting SEF done to make the selected candidates start in the projects ASAP.
  • Employee Relationship Management:
  • § Creating harmony between organizational and personnel goals with a view to ensure achievement of organizational mission.
  • § Regularly discussing specific issues with employees regarding their grievances, hindrances and undertaking steps for resolving them.
  • § Educating the employees about company policies and rules, to be followed.
  • § Determining motivation & satisfaction levels of employees through personal interaction & surveys.
  • § Personnel files, Handling generation of offer / increment / promotion / confirmation letters, etc., created these & put into place all the relevant forms & documents required
  • § Monitoring leave/attendance system and leave data availability.
  • § Managing Employee grievances and employee relations
  • § Handle issues pertaining to salary, incentives leaves etc.
Nov 2005 - Sep 2007

Senior Manager - HR & RMG

HVO Technologies Ltd (A Split of Catalytic Software Ltd.,)

Worked in HVO Technologies Ltd., Hyderabad, India as Senior Manager – Human Resource & Resource Management Group from 15th November, 2005 to 14th September, 2007.

Brief Company Profile

HVO Technologies Limited is a young High Value Outsourcing Services company having state of the art, highly scaleable offshore software development facility at Hyderabad, India.HVO is servicing ISV market and other Tech-driven companies including fortune 100 business enterprises and has its roots based in providing superior solutions in the IT and ITES space - specifically in the High Technology arena.

HVO Technologies Limited is a broad-based information technology solutions firm. We add tangible value to the business of our clients through innovation and efficient execution - steeled by the principle of consistency.

RoleSenior Manager – Human Resource & Resource Management Group

Oct 2004 - Nov 2005

Senior Manager - HR & Resourcing

Catalytic Software Limited

Worked in Catalytic Software Ltd., Hyderabad, India as Senior Manager – Resourcing & Human Resource from 04th October, 2004 to 15th November, 2005.

Brief Company Profile

Catalytic Software Limited is a Offshore Development Centre in Hyderabad with offices in USA, Canada & United Kingdom.  Catalytic Software is founded by Eric & Swain Porter who are Ex-Microsoft Technical Managers in the USA.  They have a credit of 28 patents from Microsoft out of which 8 were credited from Microsoft, 20 of them in pipeline.

Catalytic Software Limited is spread across 50 acres of Campus.

Responsibilities (with HVO Technologies & Catalytic Software)

  • Recruitment and Selection:
  • § Coordinating with cross-functional departmental heads for assessing their manpower requirements.
  • § Maintaining a data bank of potential candidates/ ex-employees.
  • § Interfacing with recruitment agencies/ placement consultants for selection of appropriate candidates and forwarding vital information about the position requirements and associated remuneration and privileges.
  • § Managing the post-selection activities such as generation of offer/ appointment letter, induction, etc.
  • Performance Appraisal:
  • § Assessing employee performance on a periodical basis, as per the specified company policies.
  • § Working towards improving PMS for providing rewards/appreciation's for successful performers.
  • § Charting out promotions, bonus, and salary increments etc., based on employee performance.
  • § Conduct exit interview for ongoing improvement
  • Employee Relationship Management:
  • § Creating harmony between organizational and personnel goals with a view to ensure achievement of organizational mission.
  • § Regularly discussing specific issues with employees regarding their grievances, hindrances and undertaking steps for resolving them.
  • § Educating the employees about company policies and rules, to be followed.
  • § Determining motivation & satisfaction levels of employees through personal interaction & surveys.
  • § Personnel files, Handling generation of offer / increment / promotion / confirmation letters, etc., created these & put into place all the relevant forms & documents required
  • § Monitoring leave/attendance system and leave data availability.
  • § Managing Employee grievances and employee relations
  • § Handle issues pertaining to salary, incentives leaves etc.
Nov 2003 - Oct 2004

Senior Career Consultant \ Team Leader – Sourcing SBU

TeamLease Services Pvt. Ltd.,

Worked in TeamLease Services Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India as Senior Career Consultant \ Team Leader – Sourcing SBU from November 2003 to October, 2004.

Brief Company Profile

TeamLease is one of the India's Largest Human Resource Outsourcing Services Companies with PAN India solution.  TeamLease offers benefits for career aspirants, individuals seeking part-time or flexible employment business seeking recruitment and flexible staffing solutions.

TeamLease is active across industries and functions and with its increasing scale of operations and geographical reach, offers multiple opportunities for individuals and businesses.

Role   Senior Career Consultant \ Team Leader

  • Responsibilities
  • § Independently handling Staffing & Recruitment for Top Software Corporate's in Hyderabad.
  • § Developing new clientele base in Hyderabad.
  • § Mining of existing clientele for more Recruitment Mandates.
  • § Motivating the Team Members for achieving their target.
  • § Strengthening the Recruitment Team in Hyderabad.
  • § Identifying the qualified candidates as per the requirement of Client
  • § Scheduling Interviews
  • § Feedback from the Client
  • § Participated in the Salary Negotiation
  • § Follow UP with the candidate for joining the company
  • § Payment Follow up with the client after the candidate joins
  • Achievements
  • § Responsible for their Sourcing SBU, building up team size & infrastructure in Hyderabad.
  • § Achieved the Targets set for the Entire Year (Ranked Number Three out of Seven Centers, Bangalore being the First)
  • § All the team members achieved there 80% of there target in order to Qualify for Incentives.
  • § Closed critical requirement for our clients within a short notice.
  • § Closed Several Senior Critical Positions for clients starting Head HR till the Chief Technology Officer.
  • § Actively involved in the Performance Management System for Hyderabad Branch.
Apr 2002 - Nov 2003

Manager - Resourcing

CellExchange India Pvt. Ltd., (previously Cinoni)

Worked in CellExchange (India) Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India as Manager – Resourcing from March 2002 to November 2003.

Brief Company Profile

CellExchange is a 7-year-old organization; we are located at MIT campus in Cambridge, MA. Our track record of delivering technology-based business consulting services has added to the competitiveness of our clients. Our strong relationships with partners like Oracle, HP, Software AG and Cingular, have earned us a wide client base which includes Fortune 500 majors like Boeing, Pfizer, Sikorsky to name a few. Our dynamic, multi-cultural and highly experienced management team has helped us develop into a growing player in the technology consulting space. As a testimony to this, CellExchange have won several awards like the Deloitte & Touché Fast 50, Fast 500 and Inc 500, and we are now ranked among North America's fastest growing technology companies.

Role  Manager - Resourcing

Responsibilities

  • Recruitment and Selection:
  • § Coordinating with cross-functional departmental heads for assessing their manpower requirements.
  • § Maintaining a data bank of potential candidates/ ex-employees.
  • § Interfacing with recruitment agencies/ placement consultants for selection of appropriate candidates and forwarding vital information about the position requirements and associated remuneration and privileges.
  • § Managing the post-selection activities such as generation of offer/ appointment letter, induction, etc.
  • § To strengthen the core development team from the existing 28 employees to 140 employees in a time frame of 6 Months.
  • § Conducted Walk-in Interviews @ Delhi & Bangalore along with the Chief Operating Officer and Technical Team as part of the Recruitment Drive.
Feb 2000 - Mar 2002

Senior Career Consultant

PeopleOne Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., (Go4careers (India) Pvt. Ltd.,)

Worked in Peopleone Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd., formerly known as Go4careers (India) Pvt. Ltd., Chennai & Hyderabad, India as Consultant – Recruitment & Outsourcing from October 2000 to March 2002.

Brief Company Profile

Peopleone Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd., is one of the Third Largest Consulting Company in India, we are headquartered at Bangalore and have a national wide presence with offices in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Atlanta (USA).  The company is funded by JP Morgan Chase, the venture capital arm of Chase Manhattan Bank & part of the Global Search Firm Stanton Chase International and Backed by HDFC and HDFC Bank.

Peopleone operates from its offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi & Mumbai in India and Atlanta in USA.

Role   Recruitment & Outsourcing

  • Achievements
  • § Responsible for setting up operations, building a team, infrastructure in Hyderabad.
  • § Started the operations with ZERO resumes in database and achieved 3000 Active Profiles as of date from various parts of the world.
  • § Closed critical requirement for our clients within a short notice.
  • § Successfully located profile and closed positions for Large Telecom companies, Positions vary from Team Leader to Chief Technical Officer.
  • § Received Appreciation Letter from the company for IBM event held in Chennai.
  • § Received Appreciation Letter from SSI Technologies Ltd., Chennai for closing several critical positions for their company.

Awards:

Received Best Employee award on Jan 5th 2002 from Peopleone Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.,

Received an appreciation letter from Peopleone Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., on behalf of IBM Global for the IT fair done in Chennai, INDIA

Received Appreciation Letter from SSI Technologies Ltd., Chennai for closing several critical positions for their company.

Apr 1998 - Jan 2000

Head Hunter - IT

Resource Management Consultants Pvt Ltd

Worked in Resource Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, India as Resource Executive –Telecom & Client Server from June, 1998 to September, 2000

Brief Company Profile

Resource assists its clients in recruitment of personnel at all hierarchical levels and Functional areas.

Resource specializes in recruitment of Information Technology professionals.

Resource is a preferred source of several leading IT companies in India for recruitment of software Professionals.

Resource operates from its offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Trivandrum in India.

Responsibilities (in Resource Management Consultants & Peopleone Consulting)

  • § Independently handling Staffing \ Outsourcing (Flexi force) for Top Software Corporate in Hyderabad.
  • § Handling Front\Back end Business Development for Peopleone.
  • § Head hunting IT Professionals from the companies located in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum & Chennai.
  • § Handling On-line Recruitment for US Clients Studying the requirements of the Clients
  • § Scrutinizing \ Skill-set Assessment
  • § Identifying the qualified candidates as per the requirement of Client Organizing Interviews, taking the feed back about the Candidates
  • § Initial Screening and profile matching.
  • § Interacting with the Clients and the Candidate.

Achievements

Closed several critical requirements of senior profiles like BDM, PM and PL's within a short Notice to our clients like Wipro, Aristasoft & Mentor Graphics

Closed several critical requirements of senior profiles like BDM, PM and PL's within a short notice.

Education

Education
Nov 2002 - Dec 2003

Post Gradutation in Human Resource Management

NILEM

Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management from National Institute of Labour Education & Management, Chennai.

Diploma in Computer Applications from Corporate Data, Visakhapatnam, AP.

May 1995 - Apr 1998

Bachelor of Science

Osmania University

Bachelor of Science, in March 1998, from Osmania University, Hyderabad, AP, India

Skills

Skills

Generalist Human Resource

Employee Relations

Recritment

Certifications

Certifications

Competency Mapping and Psychological Testing

XLRI

Brain Bench

Brain Bench

Secret