Umer is engaged with the Human Resource, career development/advisory and consulting profession for over twenty years. He is Chartered Member of coveted Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development UK.
Umer has served in diverse industries of Pakistan as head of Human Resource Department. His career includes professional responsibilities at training and consultancy firm Ace Consulting Group, at Manufacturing company Crescent Bahuman Ltd., in the hospitality industry, for two of the large luxury hotels i.e. Faisalabad Serena Hotel and Islamabad Serena Hotel and at the Technology industry giant i.e. Trans World Associates which is a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom.
He has also provided his services in a number of public, private and development sector projects. These projects range from Capacity Building, Organizational Development Studies, Recruitment & Selection, Policy Level interventions and Change Management Process. He taught Human Resource Management as a visiting faculty member at University of Agriculture Faisalabad and University of Faisalabad. Besides, he has also delivered lectures on career management and motivation to students at a number of private and public sector universities. He has also spoken on the concept of Change and HR at professional forums such as Human Resource Forum Islamabad and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
Based on his practical HR experience of interviewing people, screening their resumes, and devising process for selection he co-authored a book titled “CHOOSE OR BE CHOSEN” which is for young graduates and the mid-career professionals to guide them in order to search and get a good career move. He also gives career advice and helps in development of resumes for better career moves and search for jobs.
Umer is married to Dr. Atika and has Three daughters.
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