Basic Info

Wael Azmi

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

Group Human Resources Senior Manager at Bavarian Auto Group (BMW & MINI Assembler & Importer)

Experience Details

Group Human Resources Senior Manager

Human Resources

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire group of companies (4 companies with 1700+ employees), through leading a central HR department composed of four sub-departments (Organization development, Talent Management, Employee Relations, and Compensation and Benefits) with a team of 18 member. Reports to the Group Executive President and serves on the executive management team.

Role:
• Set and implement HR strategy & strategic HR projects, and align HR strategy with BAG strategy.
• Ensure proper implementation and observance of Group HR policies, grading & salary scale, bonus plans, recruitment, onboarding, training & development, as well as performance management.
• Set, manage, and review HR department budget, objectives, and KPI’s.
• Monitor and support day-to-day HR activities, with regular briefs and meetings to ensure appropriate advice and support is given.
• Stay abreast of market data for salaries to assist with salary planning and benchmarking for new & existing roles.
• Lead the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs.
• Oversee training and development which addresses group training needs, including training needs assessment, new employee orientation, and management development.
• Define, contract, and manage the entire benefits package, and partner effectively with compensation and benefit team to develop and deliver solutions.
• Ensure proper implementation of Retail HR project including employer branding, recruitment, employee ramp up, and annual appraisal process.


Company Details

Bavarian Auto Group (BMW & MINI Assembler & Importer)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Automotive, Automotive

N/A

Jul 2010 to present (7 years)
Director of Human Capital at ECCO Outsourcing

Experience Details

Director of Human Capital

Human Resources

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Being appointed as the director Human Capital for the newly acquired ECCO Outsourcing, I successfully drove the setup of an HR organization which supported ECCO’s business growth and new strategy.

Role:
• Set up the HR function, aligned with the ECCO business requirements & strategy.
• Develop and manage annual budgets for the division and perform cost and productivity analyses.
• Drive, manage, and coordinate the overall provision of HR services, policies, and programs.
• Plan, and oversee the formulation of HR policies and procedures; and supervise their implementation.
• Develop & direct performance targets, and participate in business planning and strategy determinations to ensure HR specifications meet business objectives.
• Oversee compensation programs to ensure competitive salary levels.
• Direct the administration of benefit programs to include: health, death, and disability.
• Ensure compliance with all requirements, whether legal or COPC® approaches.
• Provide HR guidance and support to management team.
• Ensure staff is deployed in the right positions and time according to skills, experience, company goals and departments requirements.
• Ensure the company's training & development activities are planned to meet current and future organization and employee needs.
• Train and coach HR staff members in different HR areas.


Company Details

ECCO Outsourcing

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Outsourcing/Offshoring

N/A

Aug 2008 to Jun 2010 (1 year 10 months)
Human Resources Manager at National Telecom Cards Company

Experience Details

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources

Manager

Directed the HR operations for the start-up home pre-paid calling cards telecommunication operator. Expanded scope as the company grew from 15 to 180 employees nation-wide. Led the establishment of the HR department in the company and performed all HR activities till successful launch of the operations and onwards.

Role:
• Establish the Human Resources department, and structure the organizational hierarchy, roles and scope of work for each and every department and position.
• Execute and manage all HR activities including recruitment, training programs, and performance appraisal system.
• Develop HR policies, processes, workflow, and associated forms, and published them into the company’s intranet.
• Established an effective performance management system, and pay for performance practices which contributed to NTCC being ranked 2nd in its segment.
• Shape a culture which foster open and transparent communication among staff, by regularly surveying employees’ opinions and satisfaction level to spot critical strengths & weaknesses and formulate responsive action plans accordingly.
• Promote two-way communication between staff and management through holding bi-annual communication gatherings, to increased engagement levels, and nurture creativity.
• Play a key role in the team which conducted the due diligence for ECCO, leading to facilitating the acquisition of ECCO.


Company Details

National Telecom Cards Company

Giza, Egypt, Egypt

101-500 employees

Telecommunications

N/A

Jan 2004 to Aug 2008 (4 years 7 months)
Corporate HR Officer at AMIRAL Management Corporation (Sokhna Port)

Experience Details

Corporate HR Officer

Human Resources

Experienced (Non-Manager)

As a member in the corporate HR team, I supported the successful launch of Sokhna port operations in 2003, and assisted in the group restructure project, and facilitated the establishment of role profiles, job families, and grading structure for Amiral Group of companies.

Role:
• Coordinate and participate in the group restructuring project through working extensively with HAY management consultants, resulting in developing future group structure, role profiles and job families laying the foundation for the group to smoothly achieve its strategic business objectives.
• Facilitate conducting the job evaluation process, and act as a member in the evaluation committee which take over the evaluation responsibility from HAY. The end product was the establishment of the new grading & salary structures for the entire group.
• Project manager for implementing a new payroll system, and administer the group payroll upon successful implementation.
• Participate in issuing group HR policies and procedures, and ensure proper implementation.
• Lead the personnel administration & labor relations team for the group.


Company Details

AMIRAL Management Corporation (Sokhna Port)

Cairo/Sokhna, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Marine Manufacturing & Services

N/A

Jan 2002 to Jan 2004 (2 years)
HR Supervisor at CIL, Commercial International Life Insurance

Experience Details

HR Supervisor

Human Resources

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Joining CIL in an early phase, I started the HR function from scratch. I successfully laid the foundation of an HR department by organizing the core functions to accommodate the persisting needs of the newly established entity.

Role:
• Establish and implement a manpower plan for the first year of operation & fulfill it timely, and effectively.
• Draft the company’s 1st human resources policies and procedures manual, and provide information and advice to management in this regard.
• Design and deliver a comprehensive orientation program which ensures full awareness of the company’s HR policies and procedures.
• Initiate and maintain the personnel system in compliance with subject laws.
• Introduce and administer staff benefits (Staff medical reimbursement, staff loans and credit cards).


Company Details

CIL, Commercial International Life Insurance

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Insurance

N/A

Mar 2000 to Jan 2002 (1 year 10 months)
Researcher, Management Studies Division – HR Section at MEAG, Middle East Advisory Group (subsidiary of Engineering Consultations Group – ECG)

Experience Details

Researcher, Management Studies Division – HR Section

Human Resources

Entry Level

As a fresh graduate, I joined MEAG as a junior researched where I assisted in several organization development projects, delivering high quality services to our clients.

Role:
• Develop extensive HR understanding through assisting, and working closely with lead consultants on several organization development assignments and projects, covering but not limited to the following:
- Organization design with respect to work flow, procedures, structures and systems, realigns them to fit business realities/goals.
- Develop plans to implement the new changes.
- HR policies and procedures manuals, job analysis & job descriptions.
- Review of grading and salary schemes and recommending necessary changes.
• Successful establishment and management of a new business line for MEAG's (recruitment services).


Company Details

MEAG, Middle East Advisory Group (subsidiary of Engineering Consultations Group – ECG)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Consulting Services

N/A

Feb 1993 to Jul 1996 (3 years 5 months)

Education

MBA in Human Resources

Education Details

MBA

Human Resources

Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport
2003 - 2007
BA, Business Administration in Management, and business administration

Education Details

BA, Business Administration

Management, and business administration

Ain Shams University - Faculty of commerce, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University - Faculty of commerce
1988 - 1992
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

The English School – Cairo

Egypt

1988

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

The English School – Cairo
1988

Certifications

TOEFL
Jul 2007

Certificate details

TOEFL

Jul 2007

590

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Languages

English

English

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: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

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: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Hits

Hits

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5-7 years

Fields of Expertise

HR Policies

HR Policies

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More than 7 years

Performance Management

Performance Management

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More than 7 years

Job Description

Job Description

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More than 7 years

Employee Relations

Employee Relations

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More than 7 years

HRIS

HRIS

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Planner, Customer-oriented, Details-oriented, Supportive

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