Talent Acquisition Leader with Global Experience
AVP, Talent Acquisition
September 2015 to Present
Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition
November 2013 to August 2015
Sogeti USA, LLC
Territory Manager, Recruiting & Staffing
October 2004 to October 2013
Manager, HR & Recruiting
January 1999 to 2004
What company does Ravijeet Tokala work for?
Ravijeet Tokala works for Tech Mahindra
What is Ravijeet Tokala's role at Tech Mahindra?
Ravijeet Tokala is AVP, Talent Acquisition
What industry does Ravijeet Tokala work in?
Ravijeet Tokala works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
Versatile Recruiting Leader with a record of improving profitability and revenue through accurate assessment and delivery of Manpower requirements.16 years of progressive experience with fast paced Technology companies. Solid understanding of Technology clusters and IT Consulting. Results oriented, highly organized professional with excellent negotiation and problem solving skills.AVP, Talent Acquisition @ Global Integration and Optimization of Talent Acquisition From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition @ Head of Talent Acquisition for STC Americas (USA, Canada and Argentina), leading a multi-location team Built a collaborative environment within the team and restored faith and dependability with internal clients. Introduced processes, re-established the recruiting engine, eliminated redundancies Strategized with CEO and SBU heads and partnered with onsite/offshore hiring managers to achieve organizational objectives and maximize revenue opportunities Initiated projects for College hiring, forecasting and resource management Provided recruiting lifecycle strategy, guidelines and procedures with respect to staffing best practices, systems and methodology for US, Canada and Argentina Responsible for results of all TA objectives. Introduced selection criteria for engaging different recruiting methods resulting in reduced time-to-fill and cost-per-hire and increased quality of hire Developed recruiting goals, KPIs and measurement of effectiveness of the recruiting team Re-designed the Recruiting-Onboarding-HR handover process. Created various checkpoints and e-mail/document/report templates for seamless transition and enhanced customer service Created a reliable network of vendors to support temporary staffing From November 2013 to August 2015 (1 year 10 months) Territory Manager, Recruiting & Staffing @ Led a team of recruiters and directly responsible for recruiting and staffing efforts for multiple Sogeti geographies. Responsible for establishing and building business relationships with Geographical VPs and Senior Account Executives in order to successfully align recruiting efforts with their business strategy and provide them high quality talent and consultative service Lead, develop and coach the recruiting team – Responsible for hiring, training, daily recruiting activity, skill development, providing timely feedback, guiding, motivating, performance appraisal and retention Successfully managed a temporary staffing revenue portfolio of $16 million Responsible for selection, contract and rate negotiation with staffing firms International Recruiting and Staffing experience with clients in UK, Germany, China, India, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Mexico. Hired local talent as well as expatriates. Familiar with US Immigration regulations Participated in Sogeti’s brand awareness and College recruitment programs in Wright State University and University of Dayton Hands-on experience in high caliber Talent Acquisition, leveraged both innovative candidate sourcing solutions (social networking) and traditional recruiting tools to build channels of leadership talent for Sogeti practices – Business Intelligence, Advisory, Microsoft, IBM, Testing and Infrastructure From October 2004 to October 2013 (9 years 1 month) Manager, HR & Recruiting @ Established and headed the Recruiting and HR BPO operations for iGate in India Hired and trained Recruiting and HR staff. Overall responsibility of operations, systems, process development and logistics Hands-on lead for a 8 member central Recruiting and HR team. Oversaw all recruiting activities for various iGate practices and managed over 300 technical field employees across US. Responsible for Complete Hiring & Orientation process, Immigration, Compensation & Benefits Administration, Employee Relations, Performance Appraisal, Bench Management Manager, Recruiting (Apr ‘00 – Dec ’02) Transferred to an iGate start-up - Symphoni Interactive, in Pittsburgh, PA to lead Talent Acquisition Built a team and recruited talent in e-business, client server, ERP, CRM, Legacy and Infrastructure related technologies across designations SME for creating an internal online Applicant Tracking System (ATS) using web technologies Responsible for selecting, negotiating terms and managing contracts with job sites and staffing vendors Participated in iGate Corporation’s brand awareness and recruitment programs in Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh Country Manager, US (Jan ’99 – ‘Mar ’00) Recruited into iGate, India, via campus under its Global Management program as the single point contact between all the Regional Resource Managers in iGATE, USA and recruiters of all branches of iGATE in India, Australia, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia From January 1999 to 2004 (5 years) MBA, Personnel Management and Human Resource Development @ Symbiosis institute of Management Studies From 1997 to 1999 MLL & LW, Masters Degree in Labor Law and Labor Welfare @ University of Pune From 1997 to 1999 Ravijeet Tokala is skilled in: Talent Acquisition, Technical Recruiting, Staffing Services, International Recruitment, Resource Management, BPO, RPO, Training, College Recruiting, Applicant Tracking Systems, CRM, Recruiting, Sourcing, Human Resources, Internet Recruiting, Employee Relations, Interviews, Screening, Management
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
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