Please turn on your javascript Ali Akbar - HR Development Manager and BP - Al-Ittefaq Steel - Dammam, Saudi Arabia


Target Job - HR Manager / HR Business Partner /HR Development Manager / Talents Manager
Personal Strength:-

A successful forward thinking person, proactive, a self-starter, believes and make use of team strength, able to view things in big picture from multiple ankles, expert in core HR areas in a fast, complex business environment. Having proven ability to build relationships and exhibit personal effectiveness through a balanced and convincing approach. Effectively partner in business and work with business leaders in better application of key HR Management, Workforce Planning and Talents Acquisition , Performance Management, Career Development and Succession Planning, ER and Engagement, Policies, Compensation and Benefits, Wages and Salary / Payroll, Total Rewards Program, HR Shared Services & HR Business Partnering. Highly analytical and fluent in the development and use of metrics and procedures. Constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement changes. Can set and achieve challenging short, medium and long term goals

Career Objective:

A challenging position under HR fold in a progressive organization that strives for growth and expansion, where my expertise / skills and qualifications can be utilized for excellence


Compensation and Benefits


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HR Development Manager and BP
Al-Ittefaq Steel
Jun 2023 - Present | Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Manager HR Development and Business Partner
Revisited company HR policy 2010 version aligning labor and legal requirements by evaluating existing and new legislations of announced by KSA Ministry of Labor
Formulated 20 new Policies and debated with top level Management Policy Committee and got them approved and implemented
 Developed new Compensation and Benefits Policy
 Secured ISO certification of HR process with the latest ISO version ISO 9001:2015 and Accreditation from UK  Revisited monthly payroll and salary disbursal system to generate apt monthly payroll cost accrual and reporting system vis-à-vis budget vs actual analysis
 Formulated a new Time Management and Payroll Policy
 Associated with External Consultants for re-visiting company’s compensation structure through Market Surveys Industrial trends
 Formulated a new Compensation, Benefits and Allowance Policy
 Formulated a compensation packed Career Growth Policy
• Brought a new culture of Manpower Planning and Resource Utilization
• Formulated and implemented new Recruitment and Selection and Saudization Policy
• Developed new metrics bound work and process flow for Recruitment function
• Act as key HR technology / digitalization advisor to HR Director, Management Committee covering various HR functions
• Accountable to develop and drive HR technology and digitalization strategies in consultation with SAP HCM to lead an e-HR transformation in line with HR transformation drives
• To positively influence all key levels of Organization up to senior executives and cross-functional stakeholders and to work closely with business leadership and Heads of commercial and corporate sections to understand their business strategy, growth targets, manpower needs, talents acquisition and retention strategy
• Strategic HR support and role to achieve to attain maximum business growth and production targets
• Lead to develop a high end performance culture by delivering programs that are chartered

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HR Ops Head and Business Partner
Al-Suwaidi Group
Jun 2023 - Jun 2023 | Jubail, Saudi Arabia

• Align individual business entities objectives with that of corporate and HR strategies
• Organization design and development in terms of Organogram, ISO, T.P certification to achieve short term and long term objectives with structural changes including lean organization
• Employee Engagement - In line with the organization’s objectives, ensure positive relationships in all aspects of the employment levels, reporting lines are positive and constructive that can delivers greater discretionary effort in their work and the way they relate to their organization
• Conducted Satisfaction and Employment Surveys
• Revamped the Organogram towards achievement of a lean organization
• Accomplished Job Evaluation of Superintendent and above level and put forwarded recommendation to downsize manpower by 20% in Production, corporate support functions
• Contributed towards cost saving measures and achieved payroll target of 16 M from 23 M
• Played key role in formulation of Succession Planning and its implementation
• Raised HR functional Digitalization / Online utilization to 80 % covering Time Attendance, Overtime, Payroll, Compensation and Allowances, Vacation management, Performance management, Employment offers, Contracts and renewal, Separation from service and Employee relations etc
• Proven Ability to develop and implement innovative solutions in a dynamic, commercial environment that better suit the business needs.

 Took part in design and development of e-HR strategies
 Collaborated with leading HR Consultants such as Hays, R & B, Mercer, KPMG, RMD
 Lead role in HR Shared Services implementation and HR Centralization
 Acted as HR Business Partner under HRSS new service delivery model
 Played key role in HR workforce downsizing, lean structure and integration
 Involved in revising and HR policy
 Participated in HR Transformation Committee
 Worked as member of high level Legal compliance, Audit, HR-IT reform Committees


All India Institute of Management Science
Bachelor, Bachelors, Bachelors of Education, Human Resources Management‎
HR Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Compensation
Percentage 72%
University of Calicut
Master, Masters, Masters in Arts, Humanities‎
Arts, Humanities, HRM
Percentage 65%


Expert Business Partnering
Expert Compensation Benefits Programs
Expert HR Digitalization
Expert HR Policy Formulation
Expert Job Eva
Expert Payroll Analysis
Expert SAP User


Expert Urdu
Expert Hindi
Expert English
Intermediate Arabic

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