🔗Awais K. Durrani

🔗Awais K. Durrani

Founder & CEO at SkillGear
Lives in Lahore, Pakistan
over 6 months ago

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Hardworking and committed human resources professional with track record of making positive changes in an organization’s culture, enhancing professionalism, and sustaining HR operations to increased organizational effectiveness in the following fields/areas:
• Organizational Development | Team Leadership
• Team Development and Management
• Talent Retention | Recruitment | Change Management
• Performance Management | Employee Relations
• Incentives and Compensation
• Orientation | Training |Outreach


  • Founder & CEO

    SkillGear - Lahore, Pakistan

    Human Resources
    January 2017 - Now · 1 year and 12 months

    As the Founding Chief Executive and Consultant Recruitment following tasks are carried out: 1. Talent Acquisition Services • Attract, screen, interview and assess candidates for vacant positions offered by the client companies • Evaluate the overall organization's staff and leadership capacity through certified Psychometric Assessment Tools • Identify and respond to emerging staff and leadership needs • Diagnose individual performance, including evaluation of strengths and weaknesses as well as their alignment with the priorities of the organization and capacity for growth • Align individual behaviour more closely with the organization's mission and priorities • Boost employee engagement, motivation, performance, and retention • Identify training and development areas and give training • Develop resumes and CVs 2. Operational Services • Onboarding – From Joining Formalities to Document Check to Payroll Set-up • Data Management & Ongoing Transactions-Employee Letters, Leave Management, Employee File & Record management • Payroll Management • Benefits Administration • HR Helpdesk Set-up- Email/Phone/Web as per the fitment • Training Administration and Management • PMS- Performance Management System- Administration and Coordination • Exit & Full and Final Settlement Activities

  • HR Business Partner

    Mobilink - Lahore, Pakistan

    Human Resources
    December 2014 - January 2017 · 2 years and 2 months

    Responsibilities • Managing BCS Hiring Process from Short listing of potential candidates to Staffing Approval/Selection of Technical NOC Staff • Developing and negotiating contract terms for new hires, promotions and transfers • Conducting 3 days orientation/training sessions of newly hired officials on organizational policies and SOPs • Conducting “Building Bridges of understanding”, focus groups between departments/teams & internal customers • Managing and resolving complex employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations • Regularly visiting Regional offices to handle and address employee’s grievance and issues • Drafting creative content for organizational announcements on behalf of regional Human Resources • Identifying training and coaching needs for business units and individuals • Participating in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs • Conducting follow-ups to ensure whether the training objectives are met Key Accomplishments • Developed BCS HR Policies for Outsource employees aligning with PMCL Policies • Held successful Outreach Program to address employees needs and issues in various cities of Central Punjab

  • HR Executive

    Mobilink - Lahore, Pakistan

    Human Resources
    January 2012 - December 2014 · 2 years and 12 months

    Responsibilities • Provided health care facilities (medical records, dependents data, claim process, reimbursements, and insurance policy) for entire Central region which includes 36 cities employing around 5400 employees • Ensured 100% service delivery to employees by staying available 24/7 for queries related to hospitalization, covered medical facilities, outpatient/inpatient & Dread Disease limits and panel/Non-panel formalities • Maintained liaison between employee, insurance company & hospital administration • Managed complete hiring process of candidates from department request to approval from staffing, and issuing appointment letters to generation of employee I.D. • Managed complete filings system of employees • Maintained databases of employees’ records on ERP Systems and Portals • Organized and managed activities, seminars and conferences Key Accomplishments • Trained numerous management teams on interviewing techniques and best practices, conducting workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions that contributed to sound hiring decisions • A reworked new-hire orientation program to include HR information and company resources

  • Assistant Manager HR/Admin

    Style Textile Pvt. Ltd. - Lahore, Pakistan

    Administration & General
    June 2011 - January 2012 · 8 months

    Responsibilities • Managed modules on ERP systems IMS Systems & HCM systems • Scheduled meetings for all employees; escorts visitors to staff members' offices, along with provides hospitality service arrangements as requested by staff • Composed and distributing inter-departmental memorandums (e-mail, documentary and voice) ensuring timely delivery and receipt of important information while at the time maintaining confidentiality. • Established and maintaining electronic records management system for all incoming and outgoing products. • Managed all aspects of corporate office relocation and renovation including network and telecommunications installation, furniture selections, painting, molding, and floor installation • Organized, sorted and assigned work distribution for all the employees • Upgraded all office filing system • Time management and scheduling of shipments, trucks, labor and duties • Maintained factory documents, records and correspondence of all the international clients and local vendors • Designed a systematic and reliable computerized customer database • Conducted training of new employees Key Accomplishments • Devised creative and cost-effective incentive and morale-boosting programs that increased employee satisfaction and productivity • Catered a huge company audit pertaining to salaries, benefits and losses

  • HR Assistant

    Shalamar Medical and Dental College - Lahore, Pakistan

    Human Resources
    July 2009 - July 2010 · 1 year and 1 month

    Responsibilities • Recruiting Process - This includes developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements checking application forms, short listing, and arrangements for interviewing. • Developed HR Policy and employees salary grade ranges benefit plan , medical facilities with co-ordination of Manager HR • Screening all resumes submitted to open job order , seeking only the most qualified applicant • Developing candidates evaluation sheets on the basis of marks in academics • Book keeping and maintaining all human resource files and documents • Responsible for complete payroll process by using ERP systems


  • MBA Executive-HR

    University of Management and Technology, Pakistan - Lahore, Pakistan

    September 2008 - July 2010


  • English
    Full professional


  • Data and File Management
  • Employee Relations
  • ERP
  • Good management
  • Hiring
  • HRMS
  • interview
  • Policy
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Team Training


  • Company Website


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