JW Marriott Kolkata appoints Vikram Sharma as Human Resource Director
As a veteran HR professional, Sharma is employing his gamut of expertise to administer recruitment, and strategic HRM, training and development accompanied by other administrative responsibilities.
Vikram Sharma has earned his repute of a veteran HR professional over the years of diligence, specialising in strategic planning and a subject matter expert. He has fostered his talents by excelling in the fields of strategic recruitment planning, Manpower Resource Deployment, Compliance and Documentation and the likes. Dedicated and organised, Vikram now graces the pivotal position of Director of Human Resources at JW Marriott Kolkata.
In his current stint with JW Marriott Kolkata, he is employing his gamut of expertise to administer recruitment, and strategic HRM, training and development accompanied by other administrative responsibilities. Furthermore, he is also responsible for Employee Relations and Retention by ascertaining trends and patterns for making recommendations to management to improve motivation. Thus, increasing the retention and efficiency of the employees. His proficiency in conjuring up stratagems to tackle concerns of the employees and their efficiency has brought to the table new policies to achieve business objectives.
This self-motivated and vibrant leader started his expedition in Hospitality career after graduating from The Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition and lucratively completing a prestigious degree of Masters in leadership from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He started his career with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and later got associated with Marriott International.
Before joining JW Marriott Kolkata; he has proved his mettle as the Human Resource Manager at Ritz Carlton Bangalore, then moved on to serve as a Director of Human Resources at Jaipur Marriott Hotel and The Westin Pune. During his corporate journey he was awarded the ‘Young Human Resources Leader of India’ – 2017 by FHRAI – Federation of Hotels and Resorts Association of India and was awarded as TOP 100 Minds in Hospitality Industry for the year 2018. His dynamic and strategic contributions for business development have earned him multiple awards for Property Performance at Marriott Hotels and Hyatt Hotels.
Vikram’s leadership skills, technical proficiency and an excellent understanding of brand ethos have served as the stepping stones for the growth in his career. His significant intrinsic HR skills helps him play the role of a change agent, a motivator, a communicator, a planner, a collaborator which has provided him with an edge in the pursuit of his career goals. His story communicates the kind of executive he is and reflects the culture of his company he is associated with.
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