Zehra - Recruitment Specialist - Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Maryam Zehra

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Recruitment Specialist

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Sagacious Consultants

January 2012 - January 2012



August 2012 - August 2012

• Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
• Maintain work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
• Maintain organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program, counseling candidate selection, conducting and analyzing exit interviews and recommending changes.
• Lead and direct to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the businesses
• Manage employee Relationship, managing absence, disciplinarians, grievances and sickness
• Identify areas that require improvement
• Manage performance management issues and processes.
• Implementation of HR policies, procedures and processes
• Identify training and development opportunities, and orientation of new employees.
• Organize staff training session’s activities.
• Monitor staff performance and attendance activities.
• Maintain employee‘s personal files and clearance of employees.
• Maintain a track of leaves of employees.
• Understand and maintain causes of staff absences.
• Reward advice and planning employee motivational and social activities.
• Designing performance appraisal form to evaluate performance.
• Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary action
• Provide basic counseling to staff that have performance related obstacles.

Recruitment Officer


January 2012 - April 2012

• Properly develop “Recruitment Department” of Sagacious Business Consultancy
• Responsible for the development and implementation of SOPs of Recruitment Department.
• Responsible for the development of Internal HR Department as well as the external placements
• Draft job descriptions and identifying core competencies required for the position.
• Prepare and post the vacancies on our website.
• Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using Sagacious database, networking as well as employee referrals.
• Support the recruitment function by screening, interviewing and selecting candidates, whenever required while ensuring efficient comments documentation.
• Coordinate interviews with the relevant managers.
• Advise job applicants of the success or failure of their application.
• Work out a roadmap for “Recruitment Wing” and touch new business with 15 calls everyday. Call log should be shared with COO everyday before leaving.
• Responsible for generating business for Recruitment Department and successful closure of the deals.
• Present Sagacious Business Consultancy to potential clients through Direct Communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls, emails, social gatherings, networking or any other means

HR Officer


January 2011 - November 2011

• Assisting the director HR in implementing performance management system that involves holding multiple performance feedback sessions throughout the year and performance evaluation exercise at the end of the year.
• Maintaining files of all employees.
• Maintaining employee data base category wise and providing related information to the senior management and different departments on demand.
• Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organization;
• Orientation of newly hired employees.
• Maintenance of Employee Leave encashment, ECF withdrawal and updating of employee status.
• To respond to all enquiries regarding admissions (telephone, email, in person, via the website) providing advice when necessary to prospective pupils.
• To gather data on all enquirers and input into the admissions database
• To ensure all enquirers are sent the relevant department and information with a personalized covering letter within 24 hours of making an enquiry
• To ensure prospectuses are always available in reception, Head’s office and Head’s waiting area
• To maintain contact with enquirers inviting them to relevant institute events
• To ensure all admissions paperwork, for example, registration forms, standard letters, daily reports, Students ID Cards.


Pakistan State Oil Company (PSO)

June 2010 - August 2010

• Assigned a project to create a business plan for a new birth company (virtually created by our group: High Tech Automobile company) and Created Job Descriptions (JD) for about six recommended employees (upper management, middle management and lower management).
• Created a Job ads for hiring new employee
• Developed and Conduction Personality Test
• Learnt Recruitment Process
• Paper Present (HBR)
• Completed a training program on Affirmative Action Hiring Procedures, Researched and evaluated management practices, training and development programs, leadership principles and employee relations in international human resources department.
• Coordinated orientations, event management and exit interviews for internees.
• Created manuals, Internee cards and certificates.
• Organized and formulated Internees Personal Database Management
• Assisted managers with hiring procedures, screening of candidates, coordinating interviews.
• Assisted more than 200 internees consulting team in the administration of the PSO to assess employee’s personality types and how they correlate with job performance.
• A Purposed model for succession plan for PSO house. (Final project)



I am working as Strategic HR Partner

Specialized Areas are:
IT Recruitment
Training &Development
Employee leave management
Performance Management

Qualifications & Certifications


Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology



Bahria University

Bahria University Karachi Campus

London Metropolitan University


Army Public School Faisal Karachi

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