20 plus years in the field of Human Resources Management. Expertise across a variety of sectors, banking, investment, management consulting, IT/software development, real estate, engineering and automotive. Worked closely with consulting firms on HR projects (HAY Group, Deloitte, Mercer, Ernst and Young, McKinsey, Aon Hewitt and McLagan) on compensation study, competency modelling, assessment centers, and evaluation of HR central services. Country work experience includes many GCC countries Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, UAE, Qatar, KSA and SAARC countries such as India and Sri Lanka.
Mr. Francis is a senior SHRM & HRCI Certified HR Professional with a Masters’ Degree in PMIR and Lean Six Sigma GB and BB by Benchmark Six Sigma, RABQSA. As Lead Auditor-QMS; he successfully implemented ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System at Toyota & Lexus distributor Al-Sayer Group in Kuwait. Led a variety of HR programs, ranging from manpower planning and talent acquisition, on boarding, compensation and benefits structuring, training and development, performance management, job descriptions, job evaluation, HR policies and procedures, process mapping, competency based human resources, talent management, succession planning, and implementation of HR management information system. He is passionate about growing Center of Excellence team capabilities, and working across functions to lead, coach, and inspire innovation, best practices, and team performance, thrives on tough challenges and translates vision and strategies into actionable, value-added goals as Catalyst.
Mr. Francis is Lead Trainer across MEA and Asia, specialized in offering HRCI Training Programs. HRCI maintains an on-going relationship with him.
Francis J. Irudayaraj