Monday , November 28 2022

Amando Pimentel

Amando A. Pimentel
Mobile Nos. 050-8167804 / 055-5906899
Email address: [email protected]

Objective:    To obtain a position that will enable my knowledge, skills and abilities contribute to the strategic direction and success of my employer.
Core Competencies
·       Compensation and Benefits

·       Recruitment and Selection

·       Organizational Development
·       Job Evaluation / Design

·       Performance Management

·       Employee Relations

·       Manpower Planning

·       Training and Development

·       Employee Retention
Work Experience
HR Advisor
Chronicle Group, Dubai, UAE, September 2011 till February 11, 2019
The Chronicle Groupis a private business consisted of three different business units (Firestop Installation, Interior Design, HR Consultancy)
·      Manage HR activities and ensure that employee morale and motivation are effectively addressed
·      Designed the group’s compensation and benefits structure using 4-Point Factor Job Evaluation System
·       Gather various informal salary surveys available online for data analysis to identify pay and benefits program for the entire group
·       Administer annual performance review for the group as part of overall employee retention program
·       Prepare program budget for management review
·       Plan/Oversee the daily manpower activities of newly secured and existing multiple project sites situated in Dubai and Abu Dhabi via cost optimization initiative to ensure efficient delivery of services that will meet clients’ demands and expectations
·      Strategically manage the entire recruitment and selection activities by ensuring a right person is positioned for the right job
·       Audit and create job descriptions and specifications
·      Streamline HR Manual as per the UAE Labor Law and maintain guidelines by preparing, updating, and implementing HR policies and procedures
·       Identify training needs and provide training/development programs to equip/enable employees accomplish their goals
·       Plan and conducts employee orientations / exit interviews
·       Troubleshoot employee work-related concerns
HR Officer – Recuitment
The Kanoo Group, Dubai, UAE, May 2004 – September 2011
The Kanoo Groupis a diversified business conglomerate with business activities across the world’s most dynamic industries (Shipping, Marine, Machinery, Travel, Holidays, Personal Industry Products, Chemical Trading, Oil and Gas, Advertising)
Recruitment & Selection (Local and Overseas)
·      Managed the entire recruitment activities of The Kanoo Group – UAE & Oman
·      Planned recruitment initiatives and performed strategic approach to recruiting talents
·      Qualified job applicants via structured interviewing and other selection methods
·      Prepared job interview report and delivered candidate profiles to Line Management for final interview
·      Functioned as a Consultant via extensive communication with line managers and candidates that matter to Labour Law and recruitment and selection from the requisition to the boarding phase including other HR related matters
·      Conducted reference checks and performed job offerings in accordance to the company’s compensation structure and negotiated with the candidates 
·      Audited and created job descriptions
·      Prepared details of job advertisements for various recruitment channels
·      Maintained contact with local and overseas recruitment partners 
·      Ensured a continuous presentation of candidates via active recruitment effort
·      Conducted routine checks with the Administration and Public Relations Department with regards to visa formalities and communicated it to candidates and line management
·      Organized Career Fair participations in different Emirates for the recruitment of UAE Nationals
·      Ensured that Emiratization quota set by the government is well monitored and maintained
Training and Development / Employee Relations / Others (Adhoc)
·      Performed Gap Analysis and identified training needs and providers in the absence of the Training and Development Manager
·      Coordinated with various compensation consultants such as Hay, Mercer, Wyatt Watson Worldwide for multiple data gathering needed for benchmarking.
·      Collected various local based informal salary surveys.
·      Coordinated training activities, specified training venues and negotiated training costs
·      Performed Employee Satisfaction Surveys and Performance Appraisals
·      Performed Job Profiling (KRA’s and KPI’s) projects
·      Performed Exit Interviews
·      Written procedures to stream line current practices
·      Additionally, as a routine function, ensured that the HR database is updated at all times with all relevant and current HR data.
Junior Consultant
Lobo Management Services, Dubai, UAE, October 2002 – April 2004
·       Recruitment and interview coordination.
Recruitment Coordinator
Search International Human Resources, Dubai, U.A.E., December 2000 – September 2002
·       Recruitment and interview coordination.
B.S. in Human Resource Management
Bellevue University, Nebraska, United States of America, July 2007
B.S. Degree in Computer Science
Systems Technology Institute, EDSA-Crossing, Philippines, May 2000
Personal Information:
Date of Birth/Status      :           April 7, 1974 (44 years old) / Married
Computer Knowledge  :           MS Office Applications
Special Skill                :          Speed typing of 50-60 words per minute
Travel                          :           Germany, Switzerland, USA, Far East
Driving License                        :           UAE Driver’s License
Leisure Activities         :           Sports:Swimming, Bowling, Table Tennis, Road Biking, Running, Basketball
Music:  Guitar & Piano playing
Photography:Portrait & Nature
References to be furnished upon request.


Feb. 2006 / July 2007

BS in Human Resource Management at Bellevue University

Oct. 1995 / May 2000

BS in Computer Science at Systems Technology Institute


Sept. 2011 / Feb. 2019

HR Advisor at Chronicle Group

May 2004 / Sept. 2011

HR Officer at The Kanoo Group

  • Updated 3 years ago

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