Mohamed Rimzan

Mohamed Rimzan

Senior HR Officer - HR Business Partner at NBAD
Lives in United Arab Emirates

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About me

Top Tier business oriented Human Resources Professional with a decade of progressive HR experience in Fortune 500 & AA- rating Multinational Companies.

Rimzan is a believer in Continuous development strategy, Change management culture and focuses on Work process improvement attaining productivity.

• HR Business Partnership
• Employee Relations, Policies & Procedures, HR SOP Development.
• Employee Recruitment, Selection, Onboarding, Outboarding, Retention & Emiratization.
• Rewards, Compensation & Benefits Management & Design.
• Performance Evaluations, Talent Management & Organization Development.
• Grievance Handling, Counseling and Disciplinary Committee Management.
• Strategic HR Management, Succession Planning, Tactical Change Management Execution.
• HR Budgeting, HR Audit, HR Advisory, HR Medical Insurance & HR Administration..
• HRIS Implementations, Systemization of Statutory HR requirements and Submissions.
• Special Projects(Broad Banding, Organizational Restructure and Designing).
• HR Analysis, Management Reporting and Captivating Presentations.

In other life, having lived and worked across the world from (Sri Lanka to Dubai), Rimzan is truly a global citizen and a social person interested in Climate change (Business and Nature), active Sportsman and an Adventurist.


9 years and 3 months

  • Senior HR Officer - HR Business Partner

    NBAD - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    March 2014 - June 2017 · 3 years and 5 months

    • Providing an all functional First class HR generalist Support and Advisory services. • Manpower Planning and HR Budget Management with department heads. • Managing Job Roles & Staff Head Count through strategic discussions with department heads and maintenance of Organization Charts & Hierarchy structure. • Employee Relations, Handling Employee Grievance, Staff Resignation process & Staff Retention initiatives. • Provide a comprehensive HR service by supporting them in all HR related queries. • Attends disciplinary meetings along with the Management. • Regular department units visit to investigate any problems faced and provide counseling. • Key player in dispute mediation and conflict resolution, including managing the redundancy process and termination. • Assisting in staff hiring for all business portfolios on different Job functions, Internal Staff Transfer Movements & Emiratization Targets achievement. • Performance Management Support and Monitor (Objective setting, Staff Performance Improvement Plan, Mid-Year & Year End Annual performance management cycle) • Enhancing Employee Satisfaction and Performance through multiple monitoring channels. • Build and sustain working relationships with all personnel in the relevant group focusing on HR Operations, HR Functions, Administration, Compliance & Employee relations. • Direct the process of pay revisions, conduct regular analysis on the competitiveness of pay and advice businesses on variances. • Analysis and processing of promotion recommendations received from business. • Managing the HR KPIs and Process improvement in the area. • Conduct weekly and monthly audit reviews on Business Partnership team compliance. • Preparation of MIS reports, Analysis and reports to Senior Management. • Supports in special projects (Group Broadbanding, Policy revisions & Restructuring etc.) • Employee Customer satisfaction surveys across Dubai & NE emirates. • Arranging bi – annual HR Awareness meetings for People managers. • Coordination of HR Administrative activities of Dubai HR Office. Highlights & Special Achievements  Highest Bravo Recognition Award in the Team for Service Excellence in HR.  Consistent 6 SIGMA achievement in HR Data Integrity across the Group.  Achievement on Emiratization Target and Key Hires in the Portfolio.  Implemented successful processes to reduce recruitment and resignation lead times.

  • Senior Human Resources Executive

    Amana Bank Limited - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Human Resources
    April 2012 - November 2013 · 1 year and 8 months

    • Manpower Planning and HR Budget Management with department heads. • Employee Relations and Employee Grievance handling, Policy & Procedure Maintenance. • Employee Recruitment, Placement, Induction, Outboarding & Retention. • Compensation & Benefits Management (Executive Payroll, Staff Subsistence, Loans & Allowances, Taxation and Special Benefits etc.) • HR Budgeting, HR Analysis, HR Audit and HR Medical Insurance management. • HR Advisory, Employee Resignation process & Retention initiatives. • Team-Building & Company-Wide Leadership and Motivational Programs. • Performance & Talent Management and Organization Development. • Senior Management Reporting & Strategic HR Management • Conducts staff counseling and attends disciplinary meetings along with the Management. • Special HR Projects and Initiatives, Database and Fingerprint Online Management. • Functional HR Management and advising to all Business Units. • HR Operations Management. Highlights & Special Achievements  Successful implementation of HSenid HRIS system.  Implemented successful HR Operations processes gaining efficient time management.  Designed Cost effective and employee beneficiary subsistence plan.  Improved the Payroll process.  Implemented a successful hiring and onboarding plan to achieve time and process gain.  Introduced new Staff Branch for salary disbursement with the high appreciation from Compliance & Senior Management due to confidentiality, speed & compliant achievement.

  • Human Resources Executive

    Dole Food Company Inc. - Fortune 500 MNC - USA - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Human Resources
    January 2008 - April 2012 · 4 years and 4 months

    • Staff Recruitment, Selection, Placement, Induction, Onboarding etc. • Compensation and Benefit Management. (Payroll and Subsistence Mgt. etc.) • HR Budgeting, HR Audit, Policies & Procedures, HR SOP Development. • Grievance Handling & Employee Relations. • Maintenance of Appointment, Promotions, Termination and Grievance Letters etc. • Leave, Database, Fingerprint Online & Dole Global Records Management. • Full Performance Management process. • HRIS Data Management and Reporting, Statutory and Provident Fund Management. • Management Reporting, Analysis, Surveys and Special Projects. Highlights & Special Achievements  Successful achievement of annual recruitment targets for operations and support services.  Successful Implementation of highly cost and time effective HSBC Auto pay salary system in Dole Food Company. (Savings of 0.8 million HR transactional Cost per month)  Introduced and implemented statutory data online submissions to Government Departments.(EPF, ETF, PAYE, MOL FTE Report)  Coordinated and initiated a new Medical Insurance policy and mandatory Employee Onboarding health Checkup plan saving high cost for the organization.  Development of time effective and compliant based payroll process.


  • Professional Qualification in HR Management (Degree Accreditation)

    Chartered Institute of Personnel Management - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    January 2010 - October 2014

    Professional Qualification in HR Management (Degree Accreditation), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, 2010 – 2014 Graduated Majoring Field: Human Resources Management

  • Certification in Human Resources Management

    Chartered Institute of Personnel Management - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    January 2009 - October 2009

    Certification in Human Resources Management, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, 2009 Majoring Field: Human Resources Management Grade: Distinction (Batch Topper)

  • Certification in Business Accounting

    Chartered Institute of Management Accounting - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    February 2008 - November 2008

    Certification in Business Accounting Chartered Institute of Management Accounting, 2008 Majoring Field: Business Management Accounting


6 languages

  • English

    Native or fluent

  • Sinhala

    Native or fluent

  • Tamil

    Native or fluent

  • Hindi

    Limited working

  • Malayalam

    Limited working

  • Arabic


Personal information


  • Sri Lankan


6 skills

  • Change management
  • Communicaton
  • HR Management
  • Ms offfice/Excel
  • Team Building
  • Very good presentation
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