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Candidate ID: 1522165

Career Summary

Management Post Graduates with 22 years experience in Administration / Commercial Operations functional area

Skill Set

Administration, Human Resources, Office Management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 22

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Management Post Graduates

Job Function : Administration / Commercial Operations

Work Location Preference : Qatar

Detailed Profile

Raju Kurian

Mobile: 0097455871089 / 0097444809396
Result-oriented professional targeting assignments in HR Operations / Administration with an organization of high repute

Location Preference: Qatar
Profile Summary
• Result-oriented professional with over 2 decades experience in HR & Administration and Employee Relations with key focus on profitability & optimal utilization of resources
• Proven success in managing office operations (strategic & administrative); supervising development & implementation of plans, operations, and programs within assigned service units
• Played a key role in setting up the Administration Framework, Processes & Policies from scratch
• Adept in managing entire HR activities including staffing, recruitment, induction program, discipline, policies & procedure functions
• Strong communication, interpersonal relations, mentoring, negotiation and leadership skills
• Gained insightful exposure in assisting management with Recruitment, Performance Management, Employee Engagement and Organisational Development activities
• Proven strength in liaising with government for ensuring compliance to government regulations and obtaining necessary approvals

Core Competencies

~ Strategic Planning ~ General Administration ~ Human Resource Management
~ Liaison & Coordination ~ Employee Relations & Engagement ~ Compliance
~ MIS & Documentation ~ Team Management ~ Training & Development

Organizational Exeperience

Since Jun’14 with Danem Engineering Works W.L.L, Doha
As Head of Administration

Key Result Areas:
• Working closely with the Senior Management team to deliver the Administration & HR Strategy, to ensure a proactive approach in managing the Admin & HR service in line with strategic objectives
• Accountable for day-to-day administrative activities including Visa Processing, Air Ticketing, Insurance Management, Company Registration / Renewals etc.
• Providing pro-active support & control for various Labour Camps
• Managing entire recruitment life-cycle for selecting the best talent from diverse sources after identification of manpower requirement
• Designing HR & other policies for introducing new & effective schemes for employee development & performance enhancement
• Designing & planning the induction & orientation programs on policies, job roles for smooth absorption of employees
• Steering various employee motivation, reward & recognition program thereby instituting measure for enhancing employee retention
• Responsible for maintaining proper discipline at premise/site and ensuring effective disciplinary actions
• Utilising effective liaising & coordination skills for smooth operations:
o Liaising with various ministries for various statutory approvals
o Liaising with Civil Defence to get their approval for obtaining Certificate of Occupancy
• Controlling Ministry related activities such as Visa Quota, RP, Project Site Gate Passes (QP Project Sites of Mesaieed, Raslafan and Dukhan and so on)
• Contributing in implementation of fair and transparent promotion & appraisal process
• Identifying training needs across levels through mapping of skills required for positions and analysis of the existing level of competencies

Dec’12 - May’14 with Sayuf Al Khaleej Trading & Contracting WLL, Doha
As Administration Manager

Key Result Areas:
• Provided pro-active support to the General Manager for effectively delivering the Administration & Project plans
• Managed day-to-day administrative activities including Visa Processing, Air Ticketing, Insurance Management, Company Registration / Renewals etc.
• Controlled various labour camps
• Ensured proper filling systems of all administration documentation, i.e. Employee File, Passport & Records of expiry, Qatar ID, Health Cards, Insurances, Ticketing, Employee Business tour Schedule, annual/Personal/Off Leave of absence etc.
• Ensured prompt resolution of employee grievances & maintaining cordial employee relations
• Managed activities related to:
o Office administration & manpower management; managed procurement of materials, stationery & office equipment
o Leave schedule of the employees, accommodation issues, site transportation and logistics

Oct’07 - Dec’12 with American Gulf Trading & Contracting LLC, Doha
As Admin/ Office Manager

Key Result Areas:
• Supervised formulation of the US Air Force and US Army documentation procedures including preparation of solicitations, RFQs, gate pass documents (internal and external), etc.
• Ensured effective coordination with the PRO for immigration process of newly recruited employees, visa renewal, visa stamping, document clearance of recruitment agencies & embassies, finalization of employment contracts, health cards and insurance issues, company legal documentation with the government authorities, etc.
• Managed the overall HR & Admin. function; ensured smooth operations at all times and maintaining proper decorum & discipline by implementing and modifying the policies; ascertained the administration of SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
• Successfully delivered general accountabilities including:
o Issuance / alteration of forms like leave applications, leave certificates, petty cash expense, welcome package kit (for newly inducted employees), short leave forms, petty cash request forms, car diary, etc.
o E-calendar & appointments
o Procurement of office supplies and equipment
o Preparation of payrolls, leave settlement, etc.
• Managed leave schedules of the employees, accommodation related issues, transportation, etc.
• Initiated establishment of the office procedures including issuance of policies and procedures, aimed at ensuring a smooth flow of work
• Rectified and sorted out the problems of computers/networking as well as issued the necessary instructions on a timely basis
• Drafted & created letters as well as correspondence in coordination with other departments for providing feedback / other office administrative decisions
Previous Exeperience

Nov’87 - Sep’07 with Indian Army, New Delhi
Office Manager, Administration Officer, Data Entry Manager & Instructor
Growth Path:
1987 – 1993 Technical Clerk
1993 – 1995 Naik (Copal)
1995 – 2004 Havildar (Sargent)
2004 – 2006 Naib Subedar (Assistant Sub-Inspector)
2006 – 2007 Subedar (Sub-Inspector)

• Successfully managed various types of offices and related jobs encompassing:
o Assistance for documentations
o Recruitment of employees
o Introduction of newly recruited employees
o Preparation of pension documents & final settlements
o Daily updations of employee documentation, and so on
• Led Counter Insurgency Operations
• Participated in Para Jumping Courses
• Worked as:
o Non-commissioned Officer in United Nations (UN) Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
o Karate Instructor in 3 Military Training Regiment (Recruit Training Centre) at Goa
o Computer Instructor in 3 Military Training Regiment (Recruit Training Centre) at Goa
• Accomplished various level of Security Trainings during entire service in Indian Army

• MCSE-Microsoft Certified System Engineer from Microsoft in 2007
• MCP-Microsoft Certified Professional from Microsoft in 2007
• UNIFIL-Member of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon in 2000
• Karate Black Belt 2nd DAN-Okinawa Martial Arts Academy in 1999
• Karate Black Belt 3rd DAN-Japan Shotokan Karate Do Organization in 2017

IT Skills
• MS Office with excellent typing speed (60WPM) and Internet Applications

2013 MBA in HR Management from KGBM School
2013 Post Graduate in Business Management (HR Management) from Mahatma Gandhi University
1999 BA in English, History, Economics & Modern Government from Annamalai University
Other Courses:
2007 Diploma in computer Hardware & Networking from Jetking Institute, New Delhi
2007 IT Fundamentals and RDBMS, C++ from NIIT
2000 ADP-16 including MS Office from HRDC, Pune
1993 Diploma in Industrial Security and Safety Management from National Institute of Technology & Management, Chandigarh
1999 Karate Black Belt 2nd DAN from Okinawa Martial Arts Academy, Secunderabad
1999 Para Glider from Army Adventure Wing & Aero Sports Nodal Centre, Bangalore
2007 Security Training Certificate from Indian Army

Personal Details
Date of Birth: 2nd May 1971
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil
Address: Doha, Qatar