Strategic Talent Management
Entrepreneurial leader known for penetrating new verticals, growing market share and profitability through consultative selling with impressive revenue results. 12+ years of success with high-profile technology giants including Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu and SAP. Extensive international experience and demonstrable expertise in disruptive technologies across emerging capital markets.
University College of Bahrain
Management Information Systems , Management Information Systems
St. Francis Xavier University
Enterprise Resource Planning , Enterprise Resource Planning
Director of HR, Technology & Portfolio
Jawa Talent , Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific
- April 2015
Initially, I was hired to establish and setup the business at Jawa Talent as their Managing Partner for the founding year where my core mandate included qualifying and hiring the start-up team while creating the strategic consultancy space for the first Talent Management Solutions Lab in the Middle East & Africa region alongside its dedicated best-shore HR Delivery COE (Centre Of Excellence) in South East Asia (SEA).
I then naturally progressed into a Director role for Strategic Alliances, HR Technology & Portfolio Development where I was responsible for designing from ground-up the portfolio tracks of the business and building the talent management portfolio ecosystem of strategic alliance partnerships plus rolling-out the portfolio sales channels and formulating the precise operating frameworks for delivery of the portfolio tracks aligned to the dedicated HR COE that I established in the SEA region.
HR Business Partner (Contract)
Fujitsu , Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific
- June 2012
Based out of Tokyo at the Global HQ for this Japanese corporation, I interfaced directly with high-level stakeholders of the Centre of Excellence for Infrastructure spanning regional and international operations where my primary mandate comprised of governing the strategy, operations, and implementation of HR development plus Talent Mapping programs, to ensure the achievement of Talent Acquisition business priorities through a consistent operating framework.
Regional Talent Acquisition Partner (Contract)
SAP , Middle East & Africa
- October 2011
Leading Talent Acquisition for the Consulting Business at SAP, I was based in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) at the Regional HQ for the Middle East and North Africa region where I owned the full-life-cycle recruiting process: from Advising Senior and Executive Management teams with Identifying Key Business Requirements through to Strategic Sourcing, Talent Pipelining, Qualifying Prospects, Structuring and Negotiation, Offer Management plus driving Acquisition Integration partnerships.
I managed all business units’ client hiring progression by leading the resources supporting sourcing recruiter teams, optimizing new hire close time, prioritizing deliverables to achieving P&L commitments, KPIs and SLAs with the business. My core mandate at SAP was successfully achieved through ensuring the delivery of a quick, pin-pointed and world class recruiting service to sustain the demands of hiring within a customer oriented organization with a strong focus on delivery excellence.
Global Strategic Sourcing Lead
Hewlett-Packard , Middle East & Africa
- April 2010
The Global Strategic Sourcing Team at HP comprised of a dedicated 30-person worldwide team selected from the company's most talented staffing advisory business units dispersed geographically around the globe and connected simultaneously across 3 continents (Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan, and the Americas).
I was selected as the Strategic Sourcing Lead for this Global Team and assigned to provide coverage for the Middle East and Africa region for which I assessed, sourced, interviewed, qualified and hired in-depth talent within a broad-range of client positions.
Rapid Response Technology Consultant
United Nations , North America, Central Europe & Asia Pacific
- August 2006
the Peace, Security and Diplomacy Unit at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UN ITAR), my initial assignment was to provide first-hand information on the disaster situation and priority needs of the victims to the international community.
I undertook this challenge by negotiating access for information flows with various disaster management stakeholders through the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) while coordinating with Urban and International Search And Rescue (ISAR) teams together with the national authorities of the affected countries that I was assigned to which spanned across multiple United Nations (UN) agencies’ project implementations.