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Maneesh.S.Pillai

HR Professional - Recruiter

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  • A seasoned HR professional with 5.8 years of Technical Recruiting experience in the IT product development space with exposure to all major facets of talent acquisition such as :
  1. Talent Mapping
  2. Sourcing and Screening
  3. Crafting and Maintaining a Strong Employer Brand
  4. Candidate Experience
  5. Stake holder Management & Experience.
  6. Talent Pipelining                              
  • Domain Expertise 
  • Conscientiousness and Collaboration 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Leadership 

Work History

Oct 2014Present

Technical Recruiter @ Google India Pvt Ltd

via Ad Astra Consultants
Role:Technical Recruiter
Key Responsibility Areas:

As a technical recruiter at Google I am instrumental in: 

  • Recruiting top talent for the engineering teams based in Bangalore, Hyderabad and the Mountain View office.
  • Create and manage the talent pipeline for the Software Engineer and Software Engineer,Tools and Infrastructure roles via gHire and LinkedIn.
  • Involved in identifying new sources of hire.
  • Source and develop passive and active candidates through networking, internet searches and research

  • Recruiting SPOC for the Google for Work and Android product development team based in Hyderabad.
  • Organise batch weeks (recruitment events) on a periodic basis.
  • Participate in global projects that focus on employee referrals, referral experience,candidate engagement.
  • Partner with the Programs team at Google for enabling a smooth campus placements season.
  • Partner with various Google People Services teams to ensure positive candidate experience and process compliance.
Achievements @ Google:
  • Single handedly organised two batch weeks at Bangalore and Bangladesh for recruiting new graduates in Jan 2015.
  • Was recognised by the business in supporting critical new graduate hires.
Mar 2010Oct 2014

Talent Acquisition Consultant

NCR Corporation India Pvt Ltd
Role:Talent Acquisition Consultant
Key Responsibility Areas:
  • Managing end to end recruitment activities which include screening and sourcing for prospective applicants, facilitating interviews, improving candidate experience, salary negotiation/Offer release and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Maintaining strict process adherence through an RMS system (TALEO).
  • Ensure competency based hiring through psychometric tests as well as competency based interviews.
  • Weekly analysis of open positions putting in place plan of action for high ageing requisitions.
  • Weekly reporting as well as customer interfacing so as to update and set expectations with key stake holders.
  • Managing the referral source and facilitating the integration of this source to Taleo.
Achievements @ NCR:
  • Started as an intern in March 2010 supporting the Talent Acquisition Consultants with sourcing as a KRA.
  • Quick graduation to handling end to end recruitment activities for IT requirements in Gurgaon and Hyderabad in a span of 2 months.
  • Gained exposure in IT hiring for the next 4 months at multiple facilities thereby having the rare distinction of having worked at all major NCR facilities in India. (Gurgaon – IT Center,Hyderabad – R&D Center, Mumbai –Development center, Puducherry – Manufacturing Plant)
  • Was offered permanent role as a Sourcing Specialist in the India Talent Acquisition team,Mumbai in September 2010.
  • Involved in hiring IT professionals across locations for NCR till December 2010.
  • Given the interim responsibility of managing the largest function for NCR India - Services and CCC space pan India consisting of more than 2000 employees as a stand alone recruiter from December 2010 to June 2011.
  • Promoted to Talent Acquisition Consultant (TAC - Grade 7) and assigned back to IT hiring in June 2011.I have since , been recruiting for various teams within the Industrial Solutions Group of NCR , handling software and hardware engineering requirements.
  • Assigned to design and develop a reporting format for the team so as to monitor key matrices for the India TA Team. I have since been instrumental in presenting the weekly and monthly report for the team.
  • Promoted to Grade 9 in 2013, I was assigned the additional responsibility of developing and streamlining the referral source within NCR.
  • Promoted to Grade 10 in 2014, I was responsible for recruiting key positions across various teams spanning engineering, professional services, solution management and various COEs at the NCR R&D centre in Hyderabad.
Apr 2009Mar 2010

Asst.Manager - Strategic Management Group,IIPM

Education

2009

B.B.A

Indian Institute of Planning and Management

Three Year Full- time Under Graduate Programme in National Planning andEntrepreneurship

2006

A.I.S.S.C.E (12th)

De Paul Public School, Kerala
2004

S.S.E (10th)

Bharathiya Vidya Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Kerala