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MANISH KULKARNI A1/ 12 - 1, Millennium Towers, Sector 9, Sanpada. Navi Mumbai-400 705. India E mail: manishp 68@gmail.

com Cell: 9833442264 Profit Center Head USA, India & Ghana * Admin/ IR Management * Leadership & Team Building * Traini ng Management * Strategic HR Management * Employee Relations * HR Generalist * Lean Six Sigma/ Balanced Scorecard * Competency based Recruitment * Communic ation Wor ed with Wal-Mart, USA; Reliance Retail, India & in Ghana in HR Strategy, Tal ent Transformation, Business development and Operations. Multilateral & Multi Country exposure including Strategic HR management, Staffin g, Talent Transformation, Compensation & Befits, Job Analysis, Competency direct ory, Vendor negotiation, Supply chain management, for Retail, Manufacturing Serv ices and EXIM industry. Received Best employee Award from Wal-Mart, USA. MBA- New Yor , USA(Full Time, Residential) ; B.Engg.- MIT Pune, India Organizational Experience Melcom Ltd, Largest Private Company in Ghana, W. Africa 2009 - C urrent General Manager- HR & Operations Analyzed the various Jobs for Job Content for entire organization staff and wor ers numbering more than 800; eliminated redundant jobs, defined new jobs as per competencies, adjusted new roles, fixed pay scale bands as per job. Streamlined entire HR, IR & Admin process saving 20% wage bills per year. Conducted behavior based interview of about 150 top candidates from local univer sity. Implemented group wide PMS for the first time, streamlining incentive/bonus paym ents resulting in reduced dissatisfaction and increased performance. Identified training needs Post PMS for the group employees, devised and imparted motivational training to staff, devised and implemented a third party training schedule to impart T & D for the staff, measured training effectiveness resultin g improved Studied Overtime to factory/ Retail mall staff, streamlined rates, hours based o n bands of Employees by ABC analysis; saving OT cost by 18% by employing less st aff to do the jobs. Made Budgets Budgeting expenses for promotional activities and incidental expens es. Meeting and coordinating with local law enforcement agencies li e Police, Union Members, Port Authorities, Customs agents, for maintaining s regarding perishabl e, expired goods by shelf life mgmt. Negotiated services contracts with third parties in coordination with the CEO & the Chairman. Received customer feedbac and providing inputs to directors for purchase of mer chandise. Conducted Best Employee Contests on sales per month basis. Conducted Spend analysis, ABC analysis for Buying, Merchandising, and Range plan ning to develop SOP to achieve 200% growth by coordination with all the stores. Reliance Retail Limited, Mumbai, India 2005- 20 09 National Manager: HR Operations & Talent Transformation Responsible for planning, implementing and controlling annual Employee plan of R s. 120 crores for Lifestyle division for 43 Hyper stores covering 1500 employees , staff and Managers; Quarterly review with CEO for management; Communication a nd implementation of plan at state and store level. Conducted recruitment drives in Universities, collages and at local employment b

ureau, helped company achieve target of 200 staff in a given time. To forecast people requirement based on Annual operating plan of the company, Fi x quarterly targets, Review with CEO for achievement information. Monitor career progression of top achievers as per the matrices, deploy training as needed. Performed HR process transformation with Lean and BPR matrices for the entire or ganization, resulting in reduction of no of roles and hierarchies by 5% for bett er utilization of manpower. Training Dimensioning, Training Rollouts, Dry Run and Process re engineering Design, implementation and coordination of Standard operating practices (SOP) fo r Increased shelf availability of core merchandise to 65% and ensuring overall o n shelf product availability of more than 80% during each quarter Improved order fill rate by vendor by an average of 4% n 3 months by optimizing Minimum Order quantity based on criteria such as distance, rate of sale and fore casted demand. Wal-Mart Inc USA 2002- 2005 Assistant Manager HR & Business Strategy Executing business strategy with inputs received from the customers regarding cu stomer service, staff welfare etc. End to end responsibility for building global HR service organization in view of foreign staff members in the wor environment, Implemented a roadmap for process driven wor force management to help grade ever y employee in a uniform manner as per the directive of head office. Product pricing and control by getting feedbac from Store operations, customers and vendors. To lead efforts of an inter-departmental team at district and store level to ens ure adherence and implementation of company s policy of great customer service. Generating and maintaining MIS business information reports to facilitate decisi on-ma ing for future policies, in compliance with various Federal and Local stat utes. Increase in customer satisfaction level from 5 to 6.5 on a scale of 10 in 6 mont hs. Received Best Employee Award 2 times for outstanding performance Small Business Development Center (SBDC), NY, USA Jan 200 2- Dec 2002 Strategy Consultant for small businesses Preparation of Detailed Project Report including ris factors , technical specif ications, cost estimations, listing of major plant and machinery & vendors for t he $42 million project to manufacture Ethanol from corn in Broome County, New Yo r , USA. Achievements: Organized two Business Start up Information meetings with small-scale entrepreneur s with the objective of helping them start new ventures. Finmart Ltd. Mumbai Aug1997Aug 2001 Director A Boutique Financial services company offering Strategic consultancy to medium s ized cooperative ban s on investment planning, credit control & expansion strate gy. Other Assignments in India: From May 1994 to August 1997 with Premium Capital Mar ets, Mumbai as Project Man ager. From August 1991 to May 1994 with Savita Chemicals Ltd, Navi Mumbai as Shift Sup ervisor.