Sulabha Sawant

Chief People Officer, Alicon Castalloy Limited

Sulabha Sawant

Chief People Officer
Alicon Castalloy Limited

Biography

Sulabha Sawant is a highly-effective, goal-driven and versatile Corporate & operations human resources improvement specialist, good at strategy and has keen business sense with a track record of achievement. She has more than 30 years of experience in generalist HR profile as a strategic business partner in various industrial segments, focused on leading and implementing change, project delivery and influencing business transformation.

STRATEGIC HR COMPETENCIES

  • Change Management and Communications - Successfully handled Mergers & Acquisitions, organizational turnaround and transformation, ensured smooth transition by cascading relevant information through the organizational universe through appropriate communication channels
  • Formulating HR Strategies as per the Business Plan and Interventions – Leading, advising, guiding, designing and implementing HR strategies for achieving organizational goals
  • Talent Management & Succession Planning for key & critical roles- Designing and implementing Talent Management processes for identifying HIPOTS, facilitating and providing career paths for talent retention, providing relevant training for elevation to the next level. Designed and implemented retreats for building cohesive teams;
  • Cross cultural & diversity issues - Effectively handled generational differences, cross cultural leadership issues;
  • Coaching & Mentoring - Coaching of senior leadership team members and functional heads
  • Employee Relations - Increased employee engagement and empowerment at locations for maintaining harmonious employee relations. Increased job satisfaction and commitment through SDTs and through involvement of employees and their families in corporate social responsibility;
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE in the following areas:
  • Business Partnership
  • Manpower Planning & Talent Acquisition
  • Performance Management
  • Organization Development
  • Change Management - Diagnostics and appropriate Interventions
  • Competency Mapping
  • Leadership Development
  • Mentoring & Coaching
  • Talent Management & Succession Planning
  • Employee Engagement & Employee Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Major Accomplishments & Recognition
  • Organizational Transformation through Change Management initiatives in Tata InfoTech, P&O Ports Ltd, DP World Ltd, Bilcare Ltd and Hikal Ltd.
  • Business Transformation through appropriate HR Strategies
  • Organizational Restructuring in P&O Ports, Hikal R&D Division and Bilcare Ltd
  • Mentoring & Coaching senior leadership team members in all the organizations
  • Bringing Attitudinal change in employees across levels
  • Talent identification and Management

 

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