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Ram Bhatt HR Business Partner / Training Manager

Toronto, Canada
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RAM BHATT

Email:ramchandrabhatt@gmail.com | Mobile: 416-732-5358| LinkedIn URL:www.linkedin.com/in/rambhatthr

Career Summary

·         Over 10 years of international proven experience as a training manager in multinational companies.

·         Track record in designing and executing successful training programs

·         Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods

·         Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports and training manuals.

·         Competent in recruitment, talent management, organization development, training and employee relations.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

·         Language fluency in English, Hindi and Gujarati.

Professional Experience

1) HR Consultant, Trainer and Competency Assessor                                                 April 2015 to March 2018

Self employed, India

·         Advised multiple small and mid-size business clients on developing and implementing HR policies and processes.

·         Facilitated soft skills training for middle and senior level employees of client companies

·         Served as an external consultant and analyzed client’s current HR programs and recommended solutions.

·         Presented HR projects progress tracking reports to the client’s management committee.

·         Conducted HR audits to ensure compliance according to the HR policy manual.

·         Trained client’s HR team to build internal team capability to enable HR initiatives implementation.

·         Evaluated behavioural competencies using various assessment tools including behavioural event interviews as part of the assessment and development centre.

2) Senior Manager- Human Resources (Head-HR)                                                           Sept 2005 to April 2015

Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics, India

Started a career as an HR Coordinator and was promoted to Head- HR position basis my exceptional HR skills and contribution in establishing HR function.

Managed the overall HR function:

·         Envisioned and put into action strategies for HRM and people development through policies and systems on areas including recruitment, selection and induction, training and development, employee retention and exit, suggestion scheme, health and safety.

·         Advised, directed and coordinated with management and employees on interpretation and application of policies, procedures and programs within the human resources function.

·         Partnered with senior leaders to improve talent practices and help them take a more strategic approach to manage their businesses and their teams

·         Guided and motivated HR team to support the implementation of policies and programs.

Training Organization Development:

·         Conceptualized and implemented Organization Development interventions for department managers to improve overall leadership effectiveness and ownership.

·         Co-ordinated executive coaching programs for 50 managers.

·         Conducted 20 plus training programs for employees on behavioural themes to enhance soft skills.

·         Identified and assessed future and current training needs through job analysis, annual performance appraisals and consultation with line managers

·         Deployed a wide variety of training methods like classroom training, experiential learning, live projects, case studies etc.

·         Chartered an individualized training and development plan that addressed needs and expectations.

·         Conducted effective induction and orientation sessions

·         Monitored and evaluated training program’s effectiveness, success and ROI periodically and reported to management.

·         Managed training budget for the business unit.

·         Introduced “Friend’s Group”, an informal learning group of employees to establish share and learn the culture.

·         Organized cultural sensitivity programs focusing on the Indian and Japanese culture to facilitate the integration of two different company cultures.

·         Managed training needs identification, need analysis and documentation of training records.

Performance Management Process:

·         Designed, implemented and monitored competency based Performance Management Process for 700 plus employees to strengthen performance based culture and achieve organizational goals.

·         Conducted ongoing training on goal setting, performance reviews and performance counselling sessions for department managers and their teams on a quarterly basis.

·         Monitored monthly dashboards to track the progress of planning, reviewing and appraisals and analyzed data to take decisions to enhance organizational performance.

·         Facilitated the process of determining performance based compensation revisions and performance bonus.

Organization Communication:

·         Communicated organizational goals, HR policies and programs using various communication channels.

·         Editor of company newsletter in English and Gujarati.

Talent Hiring, Selection, Onboarding & Induction:

·         Recruited 500 plus employees using job portals, head-hunting, LinkedIn, referrals and professional networks.

·         Designed a campus hiring process to attract fresh engineering graduates from top technical and business schools.

·         Designed and executed onboarding and induction process to support new hire’s integration in the culture.

3) Human Resources Co-ordinator                                                                                   Sept 2004 to Sept 2005

Videocon Industries Ltd. (Glass manufacturing), India

·         Facilitated the induction of new joiners and oriented them toward organizational goals and culture.

·         Recruitment of junior, mid-level and contractual positions.

·         Compensation and benefits management of contractual staff.

Academic Credentials

·         Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource ManagementçNarsee Monjee Institute of Management, India | 2009

·         Master of Social Work çMaharaja Sayajirao University, India |2001-2003

Professional Certifications and Training

§  Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR)

§  HR Connections program from ACCES Employment and Sheridan College

§  Certified Trainer from Dale Carnegie Institute

§  Certificate in Competency Mapping

§  Certificate in Performance Management System

Education

2009 Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
2001 /2003 Master of Social Work at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
2015 Certified Trainer at Dale Carnegie Institute

Experience

April 2015 / March 2018 HR Consultant, Trainer and Assessor at Pragyan (self employed)

• Advised multiple small and mid-size business clients on developing and implementing HR policies and processes.
• Facilitated soft skills training for middle and senior level employees of client companies
• Served as an external consultant and analyzed client’s current HR programs and recommended solutions.
• Presented HR projects progress tracking reports to the client’s management committee.
• Conducted HR audits to ensure compliance according to HR policy manual.
• Trained client’s HR team to build internal team capability to enable HR initiatives implementation.
• Evaluated behavioral competencies using various assessment tools including behavioral event interviews as part of the assessment and development centre.

Sept 2005 / April 2015 Senior Manager HR at Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics

Started a career as an HR Coordinator and was promoted to Head- HR position basis my exceptional HR skills and contribution in establishing HR function.

Managed the overall HR function:

• Envisioned and put into action strategies for HRM and people development through policies and systems on areas including recruitment, selection and induction, training and development, employee retention and exit, suggestion scheme, health and safety.
• Advised, directed and coordinated with management and employees on interpretation and application of policies, procedures and programs within the human resources function.
• Partnered with senior leaders to improve talent practices and help them take a more strategic approach to manage their businesses and their teams
• Guided and motivated HR team to support the implementation of policies and programs.

Sept 2004/Sept 2005 HR Coordinator at Videocon Industries Ltd.

• Facilitated the induction of new joiners and oriented them toward organizational goals and culture.
• Recruitment of junior, mid-level and contractual positions.
• Compensation and benefits management of contractual staff.