Professional in Human Resources and Administration looking for opportunity in the UAE

A Business Executive. Experienced in Human Resource Management, Compliance, Business Development, Administration, Facility Management, and Shared Services for over 25 years in leading business establishments and service organizations ready to take on a new challenge in managing large scale workforce engaged in manufacturing or services the Gulf.

  • Senior Management roles 15+ years,  Human Resource management 10+ years
    • Executive Council (Ex-Co) Experience 10+ years   Apparel and Fashion 10+ years
    • Leadership roles 10+ years                                       Facility and Business Services 8 + years



Core Skills

· Strategic management & People Leadership · Generational workforce management

· Problem solving, Industrial Relations ·  Strategic and visionary Thinking   

· Leading inspiring teams & large workforce · Talent acquisition / retention

· Integrity and Transparency · Business transformation / alignment · Performance management systems · Business Development / Sales · Compliance & Risk Assessment · Change and up & downstream Communications management, · Business partnering, Goal orientation

· Job assignment and skill profiling · Effective decision making · IR, ER & Conflict / grievance handling Other Skills · HR- Lean systems implementation · Business Repotting and presentations · Legal document drafting · Coaching, mentoring & counseling · Employer Branding & CSR · Entrepreneurship development · Administration, compliance · HR Analytics & Communication · Emotional intelligence · Training & Employee engagement · Team building, Team work · Diversity and inclusion programs · 360 Onboarding off-boarding  

Work Experience – Job Title & Period of Service – refer competency for more  information


Director Human Capital Management, Administration, 08 Months

  • TAL Garment Manufacturing Plc., 450 workforce Ethiopia.,
  • Executive Committee Member – HIPIA – 1 year 07 Months (Serving 20 leading Investors) 17800 Employees in total in the HIP

General Manager Human Resources, Administration, Compliance & Sustainability, 1 year


Head of Human Resources, Administration, Compliance & Sustainability, 4.9 years


Manager Administration, Facilities and Services, 5.5 years


Liaison Officer / External Relations Officer / Social worker, 04 years


Manager Business Development / Project Manager 10 years




Education & Knowledge recent to past

· Australian Institute of Business – Business Administration (MBA in progress) · Herriot Watt University – Business Psychology – Advanced Diploma · Institute of Personal Management – Diploma, HRD Audit · Institute of Personal Management – Diploma, ESH · University of Kentucky – Certificate, People side of Lean · Accenture Learning Systems – 14 Courses · Bandaranayke Center for Diplomatic Studies – Certificate in Diplomacy


· Leadership Institute - Leadership


·  St. Thomas College – Guruthalawa – Secondary Education · Bandaranayke Center for International Studies – Dip., International Relations        

· Waterfield Institute – Diploma in Business Certifications and short courses  

· MAS Leadership Program (for senior Leader Development)  

· HR Lean Systems for Job Families

· Auditor HRD Audit · International Relations & intl -Law

· Lead Auditor OHSAS 180001 · Auditor ISO 140001

· Certificate Facility Management · Strategy for Organizational Planning · Certified HRD Auditor · Diplomatic Studies / Country Studies · People Side of Lean (Toyota MOS) · Accenture Learning Systems 14 Courses completed online · Culture of Empowerment – MOS

· Certificate Sustainability Management · David Bent Sustainability initiatives for Strategic Sustainable Planning · ESH Systems and Process

· Certified Trainer- TMI · Certified Trainer USAID- · Certified ESH Professional · 360 Talent Management for HR

· Dave Ulrich – HR Outside- In program

· David Avrin – Customer Experience · 07- day workshops including Leadership Marshall Goldsmith, Adam Gilchrest, Rakesh Sovanni,


Competency and exposure - Working for above Companies


  • Leading the development, implementation and monitoring of functional and operational plans on the people agenda through human resource and management strategies to meet organizational current and future goals and, seamless facilities and services to all employees


  • Direct talent acquisition, training, performance management, succession planning, feeding into the talent pipeline, manage attrition, monitor headcount for timely cadre fulfilment and coregency planning to fill critical tasks whilst managing compensation, rewards and benefits, functional resources optimization, effective labor relations to bridge management and employees and manage grievance


  • Leading change management and organizational development strategies meet the annual business goals, organizational growth plans, value chains and competency matrices and cultural transformation of the organization


  • Plan, design and evaluate business related initiatives that support current and future  business growth and organizational profitability through excellence in budgeting, cost saving, business promotion and service enhancement initiatives


  • Lead and ensure disciplinary actions are executed fairy and correctly, whilst regularly communicating / enforcing policy and procedure are followed.


  • Directing and implementing analytics and data interpretation for organizational decision making


  • Develop standards and promote process improvement through lean practices implementation, waste reduction and best utilization of human resources


  • Foster and promote organizational reputation and engagement (intern and external)


  • Research and develop of policies, procedures, standards, methods, guidelines in compliance with and adherence to requirements to Federal, State and Local, existing and anticipated legal legislations and company requirement.


  • Total responsibility for services to evaluate and management of all Transport, Food, Security, janitorial and other services from 3rd party service providers.


  • Implement guidelines & standards to manage induction / onboarding and exit interviews profiling employees in capacity, capability, value and risk.

Personal details


Date of Birth: 28 August 1969

Current Address: Apt 902, DEC Tower ll, Dubai Marina, Dubai

Marital Status: Married

Nationality – Srilankan – With German Descent



Other Activities


  • Charter Member / Secretary Rotary Club of Hawassa Lake
  • GM Hawassa Lake Hash House Harriers
  • President OSHPA – Sri Lanka
  • Ex-Co Mercantile Hockey Association
  • Secretary Cabinet Ministers Staff Association
  • Past Area Governor – Toastmasters International district 82- Div. H-1
  • Past President Lions Club A-32
  • Life Member National Youth Foundation of Sri Lanka
  • Volunteer Trainer – ASAP - USAID




Available on request.

Last Resume Update February 6, 2019
Address Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number +971502952628

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