Basic Info

Saif Helmy

4 years

Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Entry level

Work Experience

Recruitment Director at Citadel for Human Development

Experience Details

Recruitment Director

Human Resources

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Director of Recruitment: Citadel for Human Development. September 2015-Present
1- Recruitment:
- Lead the Recruiting team, and provide leadership and guidance in driving the holistic recruiting process from sourcing to candidate experience.
- Direct and manage the full recruiting lifecycle efforts, including: sourcing, candidate evaluation and screening, scheduling, the interview process, reference checks, offer negotiations, the close process, and new hire on-boarding.
- Deliver interview training and manager coaching regarding hiring best practices.
- Manage daily recruitment reporting processes: develop, track, and analyze critical hiring statistics, hiring trends, and results to continuously improve strategies and processes.
- Evaluate and maintain recruitment programs within recruitment team, including performance metrics, applicant tracking, data integrity, and sourcing effectiveness.
- Develop performance development policies and assess employee satisfaction strategies.
2- Client Relationship:
- Follow up regularly with hiring managers to assess practice and evaluate output.
- Discuss further cooperation plans between Citadel and existing clients.
- Offer consultancy on best practices for hiring process and employee management.
3- Business development:
- Develop business proposals to approach prospect clients.
- Develop business development strategies with senior management.
- Approaching new clients and finalizing business deals between Citadel for Human Development and stakeholders.
- Investigate new clients' needs and nature, and develop, hand in hand with clients, the best suitable candidate portfolio that would exceed their expectations and increase their team effectiveness.


Company Details

Citadel for Human Development

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Human Resources

www,citadel-hr.com

Jun 2015 to Jun 2016 (1 year)
Business Development Specialist and Copywriter at Designframe

Experience Details

Business Development Specialist and Copywriter

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

1- Business Development:
- Approaching new business opportunities to attract new clients to the agency.
- Making 'pitches', along with other agency staff, to win new clients for the agency.
- Meeting with clients to discuss and identify their advertising requirements.
2- Account Handling:
- Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and the agency by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring that communication flows effectively.
- Working with agency colleagues to develop advertising campaigns that meet the client's brief and budget.
- Working with the account manager to brief media, creative and research staff, and assisting with the formulation of marketing strategies.
- Presenting the campaign ideas and budget to the client for approval or modification.
- Writing status reports to clients.
- Contacting suppliersand third party stakeholders for the finalization of campaigns' elements.
- Handling budgets and managing campaign costs.
3- Creative Copy Writing and Concept Developing:
- Research campaigns' target audience psychographics and behavior as well as clients' competition and market trends for the development of a creative copy persuasive concept. .
- Writing clear, persuasive and original copy.
- Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar.
- Presenting creative copy concept to clients and colleagues.
- Developing creative ideas and concepts in partnership with the art director and creative staff.


Company Details

Designframe

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Apr 2015 to Aug 2015 (4 months)
HR Officer at EOC

Experience Details

HR Officer

Human Resources

Entry Level

- Source for candidates using various social media outlets.
- Screening candidates CVs.
- Conducted phone interviews.
- Scheduled shortlisted candidates for face to face interviews.
- Performing first face to face interviews.
- Organized shortlisted candidates' interviews with the director.
- Monitored daily attendance
- Calculated employees' payroll and compensation.


Company Details

EOC

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Engineering Services

N/A

Oct 2013 to Mar 2015 (1 year 5 months)
Account Executive at Memac Ogilvy & Mather Egypt

Experience Details

Account Executive

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level


- Handling communication with client (BAT-British American Tobacco)
- Finalizing clients' briefs to help setting specific objectives for each job.
- Writing contact reports to clients along with action to be taken and deadlines.
- Writing weekly Status reports.
- Collecting required material from client to be available for the job, including briefs and Pos.
- Conducting, coordinating, briefing sessions and meetings with agency departments.
- Following up on clients' requirements.
- Helping in setting the communication strategy of the client and/or brand.
- Designing pitch presentations for the clients.
- Presenting proposals and creative output to clients for approval and/or modification.
- Conducting research on psychographics and consumer behavior in different MENA countries for better implementation of advertising strategies.
- Writing financial proposals and quotation.
- Following up on billing and invoicing
- Conducting weekly market visits to assess sales, brands stands and competition.
- Suggested writing the market visit reports in an academic research format with an abstract at the beginning stating method and initial findings. The format became the basic template for righting market visit reports at department.
- Suggested the creative design for the trade letter in use for the Rothmans brand. (The fading away shadows of a cigarette each pointing out to a privilege of the package offered by BAT for retailers)


Company Details

Memac Ogilvy & Mather Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Feb 2013 to Sep 2013 (7 months)
Retail Officer Intern (intern) at BNP Praibas

Experience Details

Retail Officer Intern (intern)

Banking

Entry Level

- Handled day to day clients' requests.
- Promoted and sold the Banks financial services to both current and new clients.
- Liaised with the different bank departments to finalize client's requests and needs.
- Built solid ties with the different clients to maintain strong business relationships.
- Met with new corporate stakeholders and clients to agree upon and finalize retail banking agreements.
- Introduced new stakeholders to the different set of financial, individual and corporate services, offered by the bank.
- Worked on implementing payroll agreements procedures.


Company Details

BNP Praibas

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Banking

N/A

May 2012 to Sep 2012 (4 months)

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in International Law

Education Details

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

International Law , International Relations

American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

American University in Cairo (AUC)
2004 - 2010
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Misr 2000

Egypt

2004

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Misr 2000
2004
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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: High

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3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Client Management

Client Management

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

recruitment

recruitment

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Human Resources

Human Resources

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Advertising

Advertising

: Intermediate

: High

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1-3 years

Key Skills

Communicator, Hard worker, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Handles Stress

Online Presence

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