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Raghunath Puthotte

Candidate ID: 1494398

Career Summary

Management Post Graduates with 16 years experience in HR / Industrial Relations / Training functional area

Skill Set

HR Management, Administration, Crewing, Performance Appraisal, Recruitment

Professional Information

Total Experience : 16

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Management Post Graduates

Job Function : HR / Industrial Relations / Training

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

PROFILE

? Competent & diligent Personnel professional, offering comprehensive experience of nearly 16 years, currently spearheading with Gulf Shipping Maritime Establishment as HR Team Leader. Keen strategist, adept at creating innovative strategies and formulating HR policies for accelerated growth of the organization.
? Able administrator with comprehensive knowledge of every aspect of general management, manpower development, operations, Human Resource Management & Administration and a Professional Member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
? Offering a keen acumen to streamline HR Policies and Practices coupled with proven expertise in General Administration and Employee relations.
? Highly motivated, positive and goal-oriented, with a high degree of flexibility, resourcefulness and commitment to my work, as well as the ability to build and lead as effective team leader.

KEY COMPETENCIES
HR/ Administration • Personnel Administration • Employees Relations • Manpower Management • Performance Appraisal • Policies & Procedures • Recruitment / Resourcing • Staff Development & Motivation •

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
GULF SHIPPING MARITIME ESTABLISHMENT, ABUDHABI, UAE Jan 2011 - Present
A leading & established ISO 9001/14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISM certified shipping company in UAE
HR Team Leader

? Handling the entire gamut of functions related to HR Management right from the stage of short-listing the resumes, recruitment division for screening/ hiring/ Visa Application/ orientation/ staff training/ development programs/ Client Approval.
? Ensuring timely training sessions for the employees on regular intervals. Effectively handled the issues concerning, Employee Relations, Salary, Leave Salary Administration & payroll issues.
? Liaising with authorities viz companies, Recruitment Consultants, Hotels/ Travel Agents/ Ticketing Professionals, etc., for smooth commercial operations.
? Responsible for managing all the administrative & official activities while maintaining the healthy work environment & discipline.
? In charge of overseeing the certifications, documentation and training programs of Seafarers as per the IMO / ZADCO / ADMA /SAUDI ARAMCO Regulations prior to every crew sign on.
? Closely liaise with Accounts / Tender Department in preparation of Charter Party Agreement & Tender proposals.
? Prepare Full and Final Settlement of Seafarers and calculate Leave Dues like- Bonus, Leave salary etc….
? Attend Charterer’s inspections and MLC/Class surveys as and when required.
? Develop a Rotation staff / Crew Transfer program.
? Make chopper and boat bookings for operations department staff, third parties and clients.
? Participate in any HSE reporting programs.

ARAB ENGINEERING BUREAU, DOHA, QATAR Aug 2006 – March 2010
A Leading Architectural & Engineering Consultancy Firm, having 400 Employees from 26 countries
Designation Chronology
HR Supervisor August 2009 - March 2010
HR Assistant August 2006 - July 2009

? Managed overall manpower planning, hiring and recruitment as per the requirement provided by Management
? Efficiently handled the Human Resource activities including Employee Relations, Performance Appraisal, Staff Accommodation, Travel Coordination, MIS Reports
? Implemented a well-designed orientation to ensure smooth entry of the new employee into the main stream of the company, while drafting appointment letters and offer letters and carrying out references
? Involved in issuance Offer Letter, Appointment Letter and follow up with Bank for New Joiners Salary Account Opening.
? Involved in sourcing profiles through job portals, job designing, posting of the jobs on Net, Short listing the relevant profiles, processing while organizing interviews. Short listing candidates and briefing seniors
? Expertise in conceptualizing and executive effective HR policies and short term HR plans
? Overseen the documentation & various tracking systems assigned to HR Department including manpower planning, recruiting, legal requirements etc.
? Was responsible for End to end payroll process i.e. from collecting attendance data till the disbursement of salary in the Bank account
? Prepared Full and Final Settlement of separated employees and calculate annual Dues Payment like- Bonus, Leave Encashment.

ABS MARINE SERVICES PVT LTD., MUMBAI, INDIA April 2002 - Sept 2005
A well known Technical and Crew Management provider in India
Personnel Officer

? Spearheaded efforts across handling the entire gamut of functions related to HR Management right from the stage of short-listing the resumes, recruitment division for screening/ hiring/ orientation/ staff training/ development programs.
? Ensured timely training sessions for the employees on regular intervals. Effectively handled the issues concerning, Employee Relations, Salary, Leave Salary Administration & payroll issues as well as assisting in labour consulting for legal issues involving staffs & workers.
? Liaised with authorities viz companies, Hotels/ Restaurants/ Resorts/ Travel Agents/ Ticketing Professionals, etc., for smooth commercial operations.
? Was responsible for managing all the administrative & official activities while maintaining the healthy work environment & discipline.
? Generated MIS reports while coordinating with the Head office in Chennai; Branches: Mumbai, Port Blair, Cochin for the plans, strategies and other administrative activities of the company.

NEO SOFT TECHNOLOGIES, TRIVANDRUM, INDIA Jan 2001 – April 2002
A Software Development firm in India
Accounts Assistant

? Prepared and maintained ledgers, cash books and bank books based on fundamental accounting concepts and principles.
? Actively coordinated with the Bank Authorities and prepare Bank Reconciliation Statements for reconciling Cash & Bank balances.
? Involved in monitoring statutory books of accounts, bank reconciliation as well as financial statements
? Kept track of MIS reports to provide feedback to top management while coordinating with Debtors and Creditors.

ACADEMIA
MBA (Human Resources Management), Dec 2013
The Indian Institute of Business Management & Studies, India

DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, October 2008
National Institute of Labour Education & Management, India

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE, March 2001
Calicut University, India

TRAINING ATTENDED
SAP HCM MODULE, June 2010
Siemens India

RISK MANAGEMENT AND INCIDENT INVESTIGATION, Dec 2014
Lloyd’s Register Marine

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
Windows XP/2007/2003/2000/98/95, Tally
Web Page Design (HTML), Microsoft SQL Server, Java 1.2,
MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Internet Applications

Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth : 20 May 1977
Language Known : English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam
Driving Licenses : UAE, Qatar, Indian
Visa Status : Employment Visa (Transferable)
Availability : 2-4 weeks