Santosh sg

Manager HR, Utkal Tubers India Private Limited

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Recruitments Employee Management Employee Hiring

Have in-depth Recruitment life-cycle experience across industry vertical (Retail, FMCG, Restaurant/ QSRs, Agriculture and Entertainment). Competent, Self Driven, Connected, Team-spirited professional with 9 years of experience into Operational HR.


Manager HR at Utkal Tubers India Private Limited

Jul 2018 - Present

My current organization is Utkal Tubers India Private Limited (Bangalore), its a startup company funded by 2 investors 1) Talent Acquisition 2) Manpower Budget 3) New Policy Formulation 4) Preparing Job Description 5) Payroll Administration 6) Preparing KRA's 7) Employee Engagement

Assistant Manager HR at KDD India Private Limited

Oct 2014 - Jul 2018

1) Talent Acquisition, Joining & On-boarding • Responsible to drive leadership hiring, niche hiring, Sales, Digital & Social Media Marketing, Research & Development and Quality Control, Procurement and Logistic, Accounts & Finance etc. • Manpower Planning – Projection of manpower in consultation with functional heads as per organizational goal • Drafting Job description based on management requirement and using defined JD’s for sourcing right resources • Manage end to end recruitment at Mid and Senior level for both Sales and Corporate. • Formulate effective recruitment strategies to acquire talent from various avenues such as job portals, internal database, employee referrals, head hunting, social media and vendors. • Handling the vendor management process, set the deadlines/ SLA’s to all the vendors • Handle recruitment process from selection, closing HR discussion, background verification, salary negotiation, sending offer proposals, and follow-up with the resources until joining. • Scheduling and conducting the Induction/Orientation Programs for smooth transition of new entrants. Completing Joining formalities for all new hire. 2) Policies and Process • Policy awareness Sessions (Policy Refreshers) to educate and empower the employees. • Take feedback and bring policy improvement by regularly reviewing existing policies and recommendations proposal for change to Management. 3) Compensation & Benefits & Payroll Management: • Effectively bench-marking the salary banding for newly created role. Handling pay packages of newly hired employees • Designing salary structure as per organizational requirements and prevailing industry trends. • Participation in compensation and benefit surveys, analyses of reports and putting up to the senior mgmt. for revising the salary or perquisites at the required level 4) Performance Management System & Implementation • Anchor the Goal Setting process and facilitating the KRA Setting (Key Result Areas) of employees as in alignment with the new goals set by the Organization for the New Financial Year. • Annual Appraisal Review for the employees as per the Performance Agreement • Consolidating performance rating and taking essential decisions with respective departmental heads pertaining to promotions and increments • Looking after comp. revisions/promotions, preparing and issuing salary change/promotion/transfer letters and salary information, Compensation fitment decision aligned to company policies 5) Talent Engagement and Development • Employee retention by ensuring a friendly and conducive environment. • Designing and executing engagement activities • To Organize cultural functions, Outbound Fun Activity, Cricket match, and various events aimed to enhance the sense of bonding and oneness among st the employees • Assisting the process head to ensure that employee retention initiatives in the process are implemented. • Handling people processes for the business like performance management, internal growth process, employee satisfaction surveys & action plans • Handling activities pertaining to employee retention and keeping attrition under control. • Implementing the Employee Referral Program to institutionalize a referral culture among employees. • Coaching Line managers on Reward & Recognition Programs (R & R Program) 6) Budgeting, HR Information System and Administration • Manpower Budgeting • Maintain up-to-date recruitment progress report, talent database and all related staffing communication for smooth running of the Human Resources Information System • Supervision of maintenance of personal file of all employees • Wage administration: Monthly salary processing for all categories of employees and resolving all kinds of issues related to salary, advance, PL encashment etc. • Taking care of resignation process, Conduct Exit interviews and clearance of full and final settlement of all employees • Representing HR department at Audit • Office Administration and Travel Arrangement

Assistant Manager HR at British Nutritions Private Limited

Apr 2012 - May 2014

Take charge of end to end HR activities at PAN India Level • Implement and maintain the HR MIS data • Sensing and taking proactive measures • Managing inputs from employee’s hiring until separation • Organize various employee-connect initiatives and teaming activities • Manage employee engagement programs (such as festival, and birthday celebrations) Recruitment and Selection • Conduct lateral hires from managerial and above positions cadre at pan-India level & Supervise junior positions hiring • Planning human resources requirements in consultation with heads of different functional & operational areas and conducting selection interviews. • Designed and developed an optimized recruitment-sourcing plan – establishing processes to leverage newer sources such as web-based job portals and internal referral programs • Determine appropriate interview panels for each position and coordinate related activities • Negotiate compensation with the prospective employee and conduct parity checks • Ensure cultural and role fitment of prospective employee • Conduct reference checks, and facilitate joining-formalities for the candidates • Following up with candidates on joining dates and convincing them if they have any issues such as Compensation review, relocation, onsite travel etc Performance Appraisal/ Management System (PMS) • KRA settings for appraisal reviews. • Worked on Job Analysis, Evaluation and Descriptions • Conduct competency assessment for creating internal talent promotions for Sr. positions and propose career progression based on performance - Potential Reports • Mid-year and Annual appraisal review monitoring • Employee annual appraisal increment workouts and preparation of increment letters, salary recommendation and salary market correction approvals Employee Relations • Employee induction plans for the new joined team members at Corporate and Field level • To detect and handle complaints, disputes and grievances of all staffs. • To conduct and monitor exit and grievance interviews with all departments/staffs. • Responsible for organizing Staff Welfare activities and employment engagement program to motivate the team members Payroll, Compensation and Benefits • Payroll inputs validation and up-dation such as New hires, Resignations, Sales incentives, Employee referral bonus & salary advances etc. • Preparing both Sales and Corporate office payroll inputs and sending the same to Finance. • Coordinating with all RSM's & ASM’s for timely submission of attendance of their respective sales teams. • Updating payroll masters on monthly basses • Employees monthly leave balance statement preparation. • Prepare Full & Final settlement for resigned employees and submission to Finance for F&F cheque • Prepare the relieving letter & experience certificate. Additional Responsibility • New Employee Induction policy and New Employee Referral Policy • Attrition calculation as per the Designation wise and Region wise • Preparation of Annual Manpower Planning and budgeting for new FY Employee Engagement Activities • Birthday Celebrations • Funday programs and Annual Day activities • Team Outing (Team building activity, Games etc.) • Top Performer award (Sales)

Assistant Manager HR at Pan India Foods Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mar 2011 - Apr 2012

• Recruitment and Selection • Compensation and Benefits • Employee Relations • Budget, financial management • Human resource information system


MBA (Human Resources) at New Horizon College of Engineering

Jun 2007 - Jun 2009 at Kristu Jayanti College

Jun 2004 - May 2007