Result oriented Talent Acquisition professional with more than 14 years of extensive experience in Management,Leading recruitment teams,Technical Recruitment,Corporate Recruitment,Training Recruiters and leading recruitment teams.Partnered with Business Leaders, human resources and global leaders through strong communication,collaboration and Business acumen.
Strategic Planning and
Vendor evaluation and Management
Hosting and participating in technology events
Mentor the team for delivery
excellence,stakeholder satisfaction and professional growth
Instrumental in generating $1B+ revenue
Delivered Presentations with YTD updates in leadership meeting
Talent Acquisition Leader03/2010 to CurrentCognizantTeaneck, NJ
Heading the technical recruitment function for various Business
Units within Cognizant
Leading and directing a diverse team of recruiters at various
geographical locations within and outside united states
Partnered with BU heads,Practice leads and Operation teams to understand the business needs and accordingly direct the efforts of the team to achieve the same.
Defining talent acquisition strategies and ensuring timely
delivery of resources.
Ensured Compliance and delivered presentations for leadership meetings
Evaluated Vendor management systems and lead them through successful implementation.
Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve standardization of recruitment processes.
Identified training needs for the team and organized trainings
Manager-Talent Acquisition10/2003 to 03/2010Ishi SystemsJersey City, NJ
Responsible for all corporate recruiting needs and talent acquisition for Application and ProductDevelopment initiatives at Ishi Systems
Lead a team of 10 onsite and offshore recruiters
Placed top quality IT resources at Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CSFB, Arch, AIG, Novartis, Pfizer and VeriSign
Hired mid to senior level Software Engineers, Technical Project Managers and Technical LeadsPlanned and implemented training programs in the areas of Java/J2EE, databases and software skillsConducted technical interviews (face to face and phone interviews) for software professionals
Trained junior recruiters on company's policies and procedures, recruitment strategies and sourcingtechniquesDefined and documented all aspects of the recruiting process for future reference
Formalized the onsite/offshore sourcing process and optimized resource utilization
Extended and negotiated offers
Managed existing relationships, negotiating agreements and driving key initiatives within the company