A firm believer in level 5 leadership, Vijay Sinha is working presently as Senior Vice President- HR for JSW Energy Ltd. which is a part of $12 billion JSW group. In addition to his responsibility as HR head of JSW Energy, Vijay is also setting up Shared Services Centre for JSW group and is driving this as Director of JSW GBS Ltd. Vijay also heads JSW Energy Centre of Excellence which has the distinction of being the first training Institute in the country established by a private power company to provide training on the real time PC based power plant simulator of 300 MW.
Vijay has rich & varied experience of more than 23 years in various gamut of HR across different industries ranging from Manufacturing, Hospitality, Market Research, Animation & Retail. Prior to joining JSW Energy, Vijay had a stint with HyperCITY Retail (I) Ltd. where he worked as Business Head-HR & Administration. While working at Reliance BIG Animation (I) Pvt. Ltd. as VP-HR & Trg., Vijay is credited with starting BIG AIMS, an Animation academy which is one of the leading animation institutes in the country.
A management graduate from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Vijay started his career with Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). He was awarded with coveted Jawahar Award in the year 2005 in SAIL for his outstanding contributions to HR which contributed to turnaround of Rourkela Steel Plant. With a strong belief that employees constitute the most powerful force in moving the organization forward even if the organization is highly techno-centric, Vijay has been successful in recruiting more than 6000 employees in one year for RKHS, a company which was later acquired by Sodexo. During his stint at the Nielsen, Vijay implemented several Talent Management initiatives and was given “Nielsen Award” for demonstrating core values and successfully implementing several change initiatives and global business restructuring at The Nielsen, India. He has been awarded with “HR Leadership Award” during Global HR Excellence Awards 2011-12 as well as well as “Indira Super Achievers Award” in the year 2010. Also featured in the 4th edition of the book “MOST POWERFUL HR PROFESSIONALS OF INDIA” released in the year 2012 in Bangalore.
An alumnus of Hindu College, University of Delhi where he graduated in Mathematical Statistics, Vijay has been actively associated with SPIC-MACAY during his college days and now with many professional bodies. He is the life member of NIPM & NHRD network. Vijay is also a regular speaker at various B-Schools, NIPM, FICCI-Frames & NASSCOM Forums.