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Consultant - 2020 Social

Build Collaborative Organizational . Joined in November 2007.

Co-Founder - The Imagence Partners

Managing Partner - Organizational Development and Human Resources Consultant

Started a consulting firm in the areas of OD and Strategic HR from September 2006 to October 2007

Organization

Deloitte India Consulting Pvt. Ltd

Designation

HR Manager

Time: January 2006 till August 2006

Job Responsibilities

HR responsibilities for 400 people of Enterprise Applications Consulting group located in Hyderabad. Am accountable for the following:

  • Rollout of HR policies
  • Semi-annual performance management activities
  • Employee Relations
  • Counseling and Coaching Managers to control attrition.
  • Analyzing trends in attrition and working with business to implement action plans to arrest it

Achievements

Calculated the cost of replacement of attrition of employees in the Consulting businesses

Raised awareness of alternate career tracks and reward and recognition policies and coached managers to utilize them to increase employee engagement.

Organization

Dell Inc.

Designation: HR Generalist Advisor

Time: June 2005 till December 2005.

Job Responsibilities

HR responsibilities for 200 people of Dell Global Financial Services group located in Hyderabad. Was accountable for the following:

  • Interfacing between the business and employees and other stakeholders in HR and payroll.
  • Headcount and Attrition analysis
  • Counseling and Coaching Managers to control attrition and increase scores in the bi-annual Employee Satisfaction Survey
  • Facilitating quarterly succession planning sessions with senior management of the business.

Achievements

Conducted the first ever succession planning session for the business.

Initiated a weekly attrition tracker for proactive retention management.

Launched open HR hours for employees to come up with grievances and issues to resolve.

Designation:

Learning & Development Advisor

Time: January 2005 till June 2005

Job Responsibilities

Organizational Development initiatives for Dell’s International Services group based in India. Some of these activities are:

  • Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • 360 degree feedback – I personally deliver feedback and coaching to front line managers.
  • High Potential Talent Development
  • Further Education Policy
  • In addition to these activities I also deliver training programs in the leadership and management development areas, like Coaching, Feedback, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership.

Achievements

Redesigned the Further Education Policy after conducting an employee needs survey to make it more encompassing and tuned towards employee needs.

Organization

Hewlett-Packard

Designation
  • : Training Development Specialist

Time: September 2003 to December 2004

Job Responsibilities

Management, Leadership & Professional Development of 2700 employees in HP’s Business Process Delivery Organization based out of Bangalore and Chennai.

Achievements

  • In conjunction with the technical training team developed the training road map for most of the roles in the organization.
  • Developed a worldwide basic Management skills program along with the worldwide leadership development team and piloted the same.
  • Modification of global training into local offerings by utilizing lower cost of local vendors while keeping global quality intact.
  • Delivery of approximately 30 training programs per quarter with a consistent rating above four (on a scale of five)
  • Redesigned the new employee orientation to suit the Indian organization.

Organization

Erehwon Innovation Consulting

Designation: Consultant – Individual & Organization Development

Time: August 2002- July 2003

Achievements

Erehwon Consulting is a niche consulting firm that helps organisations innovate. My roles were in :

Conducting OD workshops and facilitation of client challenges in the areas of:

- Creativity And Innovation

- Building Generative Teams

Leading the e-initiatives of the firm (website development, launching a virtual community around organizational innovation)

Some Assignments Done:

  • Conducted a team building training programme for ITC Limited.
  • Co-facilitating a top management team alignment for Intel.
  • Conducted creativity training for sales team of Cholamandalam Finance.
  • Pre-intervention diagnostic to ascertain issues in the leadership team of Tanir Bavi Power Plant (a GMR Industries group company).
  • Strategy diagnostic to ascertain gaps between planned and executed strategy of TAFE Ltd.
  • Insight research for launch of Tehelka’s weekend newspaper.
  • Dissemination of a new concept of strategic management as part of a large research project- The Challenger Research.

Organization

Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

Designation: Senior Executive

Time: April 1999 – July 2002

Achievements:

  • In my role as internal Organisational Development & Transformation consultant in Satyam I worked to help implement Corporate Initiatives like Mentoring and Coaching and also facilitated business units define their vision and future business strategy. In my last role was looking after the learning and developmental needs and fulfillment for a consulting Business Unit.
  • Was part of a team which developed project based on eLearning to deliver training via the web to all employees of the company. Also got trained on a Learning Management System (Isopia – now part of Sun Microsystems) as a Business Analyst.
  • Part of a team that implemented Knowledge Management as a way of life and capturing tacit knowledge to make it explicit. Developed a methodology to capture tacit learnings generated in groups that worked together on software projects. Recognised as a thought leader in KM internally.

Pre-MBA work experience – (1994-1996)

Organization : Eli Lilly Ranbaxy (now Eli Lilly India)

Achieved 120% sales to target ratio for 3 consecutive quarters.

Solved the problem of dumping by building relationships with retailers and whole-sellers.

Organization: Welcomgroup Rama International

Worked as a reservation supervisor, and maintained the booking status of a 108 room 5 star hotel.