Basic Info

Bassem Farag

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

HR Consultant/Manager at Freelance

Experience Details

HR Consultant/Manager

Human Resources

Manager

Led a number of HR infrastructure projects mainly as a Resident Consultant covering the following areas:
• Transformation from Personnel to HR
• Organization structure review
• Specialized and mass Recruitment
• Job analysis and job descriptions
• Grading and Salary structures
• Competency Models (core, functional and leadership)
• Performance management systems
• Complete portfolio of HR policies and guidelines
• Capacity building of HR teams


Company Details

Freelance

Egypt

N/A

Human Resources

N/A

Sep 2013 to present (4 years 1 month)
HR Director at Ibn Sina Pharma

Experience Details

HR Director

Human Resources

Manager

Reported into the Managing Director

• Facilitated the reformulation of business-level strategy
• Developed, implemented and reinforced HR Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) across branches
• Supported decentralization through developing Branch management level
• Assistd organizational growth by setting up new functions and a business unit: Customer Care, Call Center, Internal Audit, Marketing, Legal and Cosmetics BU
• Supported on-the-job training by setting up an internal training unit
• Developed policy and implemented Ibn Sina Management Education Program
• Standardized recruitment, selection, orientation, promotion and transfer of Frontline jobs
• Created Retention program for Frontline jobs
• Developed the Company’s first Grading and Pay Structure
• Assisted redesign the incentive schemes for Filed Force, Telesales and Distribution
• Managed and developed an HR team of 5 direct and 29 indirect reports


Company Details

Ibn Sina Pharma

Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

N/A

Feb 2011 to Jan 2013 (1 year 11 months)
HR Manager at S2M Group, an ArabSat Project

Experience Details

HR Manager

Human Resources

Manager

Reported into the CEO


• Developed HR plans and budgets in line with project milestones
• Developed a complete portfolio of HR and Admin Policies and Procedures
• Grew the executive core team into a full-fledged organization through hiring executives, managers, and associates in all functions (technology, operations, commercial, marketing, HR/admin)
• Adopted in-house approach to acquiring global talent: sourcing, approaching, assessment and the sell
• Developed and implemented performance management system based on project milestones and competencies
• Developed and implemented a Competency Framework (core, functional, managerial) that was linked to selection, appraisal and development
• Created salary scales for each job family and put in place a scalable benefit program


Company Details

S2M Group, an ArabSat Project

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Telecommunications

N/A

Sep 2007 to Dec 2010 (3 years 3 months)
HR Manager at Alkan Telecom

Experience Details

HR Manager

Human Resources

Manager

Reported into the Managing Director


• Transformed the traditional Admin function into a business-oriented HR function
• Assisted the restructure from functional chart into Business Units and advised necessary job redesign
• Instigated a result-orientation culture linked to a pay-for-performance program
• Developed and implemented hiring, compensation, training, travel policies and code of ethics (HR Manual)
• Implemented a comprehensive internal communication program
• Developed and implemented new grading and salary structures and introduced a new benefit program
• Staffed the new structure (incl. a new business unit) and grew the workforce to double
• Developed and managed a multi-channel learning and certification program
• Developed a Succession Plan for critical roles
• Led a successful implementation of Oracle HRM
• Managed a team of total 9 HR professionals


Company Details

Alkan Telecom

Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

Aug 2005 to Aug 2007 (2 years)
Human Resources Supervisor – Recruitment at Raya Holding

Experience Details

Human Resources Supervisor – Recruitment

Human Resources

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Reported into the HR Director

• Revamped the recruitment workflow and developed SLA among HR and hiring managers
• Secured a continuous flow of candidates especially for software and contact center business lines
• Introduced pre-employment testing: IQ, psychometric and business simulations
• Developed and managed Raya internal posting program across business lines
• Led campus hiring and established partnerships with renowned universities across Egypt
• Managed Raya Management Development Program (MBA support program)
• Developed a career planning process and partnered with supervisors to specify movement criteria
• Managed internal communication programs across Group


Company Details

Raya Holding

Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

Aug 2003 to Aug 2005 (2 years)
Human Resources Generalist at Al Ahram Beverages Company

Experience Details

Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Reported into the HR Director

• Performed the payroll and benefits for white collar staff
• Performed salary surveys and benchmarks within the FMCG market
• Set up an internal CV database, managed agency relations and assisted in interviewing up to managers
• Mediated internal disputes, investigated complaints and performed counseling
• Assisted develop, update and communicate Policies & Procedures Manual
• Initiated job analysis program
• Ensured the smooth HR integration of two mergers led by Al Ahram Beverages with employee base of +300
• Assisted develop and implement point-based performance appraisal system
• Advised management on compliance issues while implementing redundancy plan


Company Details

Al Ahram Beverages Company

Egypt

More than 1000 employees

FMCG

N/A

Mar 1998 to Jul 2003 (5 years 4 months)

Education

Bachelor's Degree in English Language

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

English Language

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
1987 - 1991

Certifications

SPHR
Jun 2005

Certificate details

SPHR

Jun 2005

N/A

N/A

N/A

Human Resources Certification Institute - USA

N/A

Certificate details

Certificate in HR Practice

Mar 2010

N/A

N/A

N/A

CIPD - UK

N/A

Certificate details

Diploma in Human Resources

Jun 1999

N/A

N/A

N/A

AUC

N/A

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AnalyticalBusiness-orientedCertificate In HR PracticeDiploma In Human ResourcesEnglishEnglish LanguageFMCGGrade StructureHR Consultant/ManagerHR DirectorHR ManagerHR StartegyHuman ResourcesHuman Resources GeneralistHuman Resources Supervisor RecruitmentInformation Technology ServicesInitiativeLeaderLogistics And Supply ChainMicrosoft OfficeOracle HRISOrganization Design (OD)Organization Development (OD)SPHRSalary StructureTalent ManagementTeam PlayerTelecommunications

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Grade Structure

Grade Structure

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Salary Structure

Salary Structure

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Organization Design (OD)

Organization Design (OD)

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Oracle HRIS

Oracle HRIS

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Organization Development (OD)

Organization Development (OD)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Talent Management

Talent Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

HR Startegy

HR Startegy

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Business-oriented, Initiative, Team Player

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