Wellagin Torrefiel

Wellagin Torrefiel

HR Manager at Currently looking for new role
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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10+ years experience in hospitality, recruitment, automotive, media and charitable organizations from startups to global industry leaders. Proven track record in planning and executing HR business strategies, leading quality improvement projects, developing training programs, and building a capable, engaged team.

Key Achievements:
- Successfully opened 4 hotels and resorts in UAE, Qatar and Maldives; in charge of Human Resources, recruitment, training, employee welfare, payroll, and legal compliance.
- Launched and operated restaurants in the Middle East including conceptualization, development, opening and operations.
- Spearheaded the implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs involving disaster relief, autism awareness, recycling, education and healthcare campaigns.
- Revamped the PR and rebranding of a luxury resort and destination spa in Mauritius.

Training and Development
Performance Management
HR Operations
Labour Law
Change Management
Quality Improvement Process
Employer Branding
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Integrating HR best practices with technology


  • HR Manager

    Currently looking for new role - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    January 2019 - Now · 1 month

  • HR & Training Manager

    Milaidhoo - Malé, Maldives

    Human Resources
    August 2016 - August 2017 · 1 year and 1 month

    Reporting to the GM Consultant and GM, and in charge of 4 direct reports and 8 canteen staff. • Overseeing the full cycle of recruitment, organizing Career Open Days, onboarding, orientation, monthly training programs, and performance management. • Overseeing the handover and setup of accommodation, canteen, clinic, staff shop, gym and recreation area. • Preparing SOPS, Job Descriptions and Employee Handbook. • Monitoring the HR Budget and Manning Guide. • Created the Colleague Island Committee with representatives from all departments.

  • Fellow of Gulf Talent Advisory Board

    Oxford Strategic Consulting - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    January 2016 - January 2018 · 2 years and 1 month

    GTAB is an initiative founded by Oxford Strategic Consultants, the Advisory Board is a steering committee for Human Resources Research in the Gulf Region focusing on Nationalisation

  • HR Manager

    Ghassan Aboud/ Silvero - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    July 2014 - April 2016 · 1 year and 10 months

    Streamlined the recruitment process and filled vacancies across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Turkey and Belgium. • Designed and implemented the Performance Management process linked with Bonus Scheme across the company. • Designed and launched the Training & Development division, arranging professional development for board members, partnering with universities for graduate recruitment, and identifying potential learning solutions. • Organized trainings for employees as per Dubai Municipality and JAFZA regulations. • Trained and groomed the receptionist into a competent and efficient Training Assistant. • Configured, tested and implemented the Epicor Human Capital Management system in the corporate office. • Conducted benchmarking of medical insurance provider, negotiated company deal and implemented the rollout.

  • Assistant HR Manager

    Yas Viceroy Hotel - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    February 2013 - June 2014 · 1 year and 5 months

    Managing the daily HR operations and supervising 4 direct reports. • Supporting the Director of HR and directly involved with HR strategic planning and implementation. • Conducting disciplinary investigation and resolving grievances, according to Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. • Conducting weekly HR training sessions and new joiner orientations. • Conducting the annual Employee Satisfaction survey. • Implementing quality improvements and new initiatives such as upgrading the cafeteria, IMPALA grooming sessions, Education Day, money transfer facility, health awareness campaigns and relaunching the CSR program. • Secured the first ever profit for HR department by reselling used assets and promoting sustainability.


  • Bsc Business and HR Management

    University of Cebu - Hospitality and Tourism Management - Cebu City, Philippines

    October 2018 - Now

    Distance learning


  • English
    Native or fluent
  • Malay
    Native or fluent


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