Basic Info

Bahaa A. Karim

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

HR Senior Manager at ABK Bank

Experience Details

HR Senior Manager

Human Resources

Manager

• Participate in setting the Recruitment Business Plan and manage the execution of the same.
• Review the effectiveness of selection process and the quality of the CVs pool to ensure the recruitment of the right calibers and the high competent ones.
• Responsible of the out-scouring manpower companies in terms of operations, follow up the quality of the provided services and renewal of the contracts
• Responsible for all Internal communication activities.
• Keeping up to date with current employment legislation and ensuring that line managers are briefed on any relevant changes
• Reviewing the implementation of HR internal processes and procedures and ensure that they are aligned with the organization strategic objectives and requirements.
• Supervising the Recruitment companies and employment fairs.
• Establish reliable relationships with Recruitment agencies.
• Heading the HR project team for enhancing and develop the existing HRIS.
• Help with setting the HR Budget along with the senior management.
• Ensure that all the HR operations are timely executed (payroll, benefits, medical and life insurance).
• Support the HR Business Partners’ function by providing professional advises and guidance how to deal and deliver services to our internal customers.
• Responsible for the right implementation for the existing pension scheme.
• Enhance and improve the existing HR Policies and recommend any adjustments when it is needed to comply with the Labor Law.


Company Details

ABK Bank (multinational)

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Aug 2011 to May 2016 (4 years 9 months)
Human Resources Manager at UIB Co., Egypt ( Fashion Retail)

Experience Details

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources

Manager

- Startup operation phase that involved with the setting for the HR functions and its systems.
- Writing policies and procedures that fit to the company’s industry and its objectives.
- Ensure the payroll system adherence to the tax and social insurance laws.
- Responsible for the recruitment plan and the hiring process and ensure the quality of the calibers that serve the purposes of the organization.


Company Details

UIB Co., Egypt ( Fashion Retail) (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Retail

N/A

Dec 2010 to Jul 2011 (7 months)
Human Resources Manager at AZADEA Group, Egypt (Fashion Retail)

Experience Details

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources

Manager

• Manages annual allocated budget and expenditure aspects, optimizes and reduces costs where possible and reports variances versus budget.
• Ensure that the Performance Management System is adaptable to the company environment and communicate the outputs with the C&B and the Training functions. Explains the roles of employees and supervisors in the company’s operation of the performance appraisal system.
• Directs the processing of all personnel actions including appointments, promotions, transfers, and resignations.
• Reviews methods used in the HR dept., recommends system enhancements, and proposes alternative plans based on knowledge of company rules and policies.
• Supervises government relations activities to provide efficient services to all concerned parties.
• Conducts detailed salary surveys, analyzes data, and determines problem areas to enhance the current pay scale.
• Manages the recruitment process and monitor the manpower plan achievement / requirement to ensure that needed/corrective actions are taken.
• Conducts needs assessment to determine company’s training needs.
• Responsible for achieving the Retail Training Matrix, and ensure the quality of delivering the same.
• Supervises and supports employee relations’ team in providing professional advice and guidance to internal customers.


Company Details

AZADEA Group, Egypt (Fashion Retail) (multinational)

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Retail

N/A

Dec 2008 to Nov 2010 (1 year 11 months)
HR Operational Support Manager at Al Khaliji Commercial Bank, Doha – Qatar

Experience Details

HR Operational Support Manager

Human Resources

Manager

• Identify the recruitment agencies internationally (covering the MENA) and locally.
• Attract appropriate candidates, conduct interviews, assessment centers for the vacant positions through the network of recruitment agencies / advertisements / other sources.
• Supervisor the coordination between the concerned departments i.e. Administration, IT and the HR itself.
• Ensure that the on boarding process is undergoing efficiently with the desired level of Service. Reviewing the process and enhance it by ongoing feedback from the new joiners in order to maintain the right image and reputation for the bank.
• Supervise the operations and other services of the HRD related to monthly Salaries, Loans, Annual leave, Air fare, Medical insurance, transfers, and training expenses.
• Responsible for the pension scheme for Qatari Nationals and any other special benefits.
• Ensure full and final settlement of dues and liabilities of resigned staff within the policy limit.
• Monitor the HRD Budget and coordinate the same with Financial Control Dept. and Head of HRD.
• Ensure the smooth merging between the exiting HR policies and procedures in Al Khaliji Bank and the new merged bank BLC in UAE and ensure the sound apply for both the Qatari and UAE labor laws.
• Ongoing monitoring of HR Policies and recommend improvements or/and adjustments which apply with the Labor Law to senior management.
• Supervising and monitor process of all visa operation i.e. Employment Visa, Visit Visa, Residence Visa, Work Permit, Visa cancellation.
• Monitor any changes in Visa / Labor process and highlight the impact of the same to the management.
• Manage immigration, contracts, cancellations and Labor related issues for all expatriate employees across the Bank.
• Ensure that bank is fully compliance with the labor laws at all times.
• Developing All HR policies and procedures and ensure the 360 feedback before the final approval.
• Ensure that the staff is updated and fully aware with HR policies and procedures.


Company Details

Al Khaliji Commercial Bank, Doha – Qatar (multinational)

Doha, Qatar

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Mar 2007 to Nov 2008 (1 year 8 months)
Human Resources Manager at Mashreq Bank, Doha – Qatar

Experience Details

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources

Manager

• Controlling all Human Resources policies, the implementation and interface with concerned government authorities.
• Providing on the ground HR services to the operations in Doha with coordination with HRD, HO.
• Responsible for the administration of the payroll and staff benefits within Bank’s policies.
• Managing all immigration and Labor transactions pertaining to Mashreq Bank staff.
• Responsible to manage and ensure that the service standards for the labor / immigration unit are met.
• Review the HR Manual periodically and ensure that the staff is aware of the changes and the updates for the HR policies and procedures.
• Support the Country Manager in disciplinary procedures and actions.
• Responsible of preparing the estimated HR budget within the business strategies and desired scope.
• Part of the planning team responsible for the Recruitment strategy and sourcing talents with an objective to meet the requirements of Group / Divisions concerning Qatar operations.
• Responsible for the Recruitment process from the local market (Qatar) and other markets (MENA and GCC) until the final offered candidates are on boarded.
• Initiate a training need for the current staff through the actual – on the job performance gap and beside the planned courses for the new joiners.
• Responsible for the implementation of the training programs locally and / or at the HO.


Company Details

Mashreq Bank, Doha – Qatar (multinational)

Doha, Qatar

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Aug 2005 to Mar 2007 (1 year 7 months)

Achievements


• Recruiting more than 400 staff within limited duration of 7 months for different positions (Stores Managers, Assistant Managers, Sales, Cashiers, Coordinators, VMs, Stock keepers) for new brands launching. Make sure of delivering the proper training and inductions to the entire new joiners prior the official opening of the stores.


• Recruiting more than 300 staff with different seniority within one year and help with boarding them as they were hired with more than 30 different nationalities.

• Being part of the "landing team" for a new bank in Qatar "Al khaliji Bank". The landing team contains the staff that joined the bank at the startup operation phase. I involved heavily in setting the HR department in association with HR consultants like MaKinsy, SAP, Taleo and Hay.


• Responsible for maintain and increase the nationalization ratio and build a good relation with the the local universities in order to establish a good pool of candidates to fit the business needs and requirements.

• Setting up the HR functions, managed to shape the department structure, and selected the most fitting HR profiles. I make sure that the new HR staff have been trained to able to deliver the HR services professionally.

• Responsible for the out scouring manpower initiatives and establish all the protocols with them.


Education

MSc. in Human Resources Education

Education Details

MSc.

Human Resources Education

University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, External program, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, External program
2005 - 2006
BA in Accounting

Education Details

BA

Accounting

Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
1990 - 1994

Certifications

HRM Diploma
Sep 2001

Certificate details

HRM Diploma

Sep 2001

N/A

N/A

N/A

American University in Cairo

N/A

CIPD
Dec 2016

Certificate details

CIPD

Dec 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

Oakwood International Ltd

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

JA, JE, and Rewarding Managmenet

Jan 2014

Hay Managment Concultants

I had these topics with the Hay Management consultants: a. Job Analysis. b. Job Evaluation. c. Reward Management

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Spanish

Spanish

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

HR ERP system

HR ERP system

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Rewards and Benefits

Rewards and Benefits

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Organizational Development

Organizational Development

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Training

Training

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Business-oriented, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Supportive

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