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Air Force Management

Chennai, TN, India
March 22, 2018

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Senior Management Professional with 38 + years of experience

Aspiring for engagement as GM/ Head Administration in any growing organization

Profile Value

Strategic Contribution: Work with board to determine the direction of the business and implement all operational aspects of the General Administration, security, safety and facilities Management, contribute toward Identifying growth avenues, directing commercial function, Startup structuring, Infrastructure Management, direct cross-functional teams using interactive and motivational leadership. Recipient of the Chief Of Air Staff's Commendation for the professional achievement in 2002

Effective and accountable in high-profile executive roles: Overcome complex business challenges and make high-stakes decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity.

A Leader: Lead from the front, set up world class processes in the operation, build trust in working relationships and create open & frank working environment for teams thereby motivating teams to achieve consistently improving results won the trophies as the Best ECHS polyclinic of Dakshan Bharat Area in 2014 and Army Commander's Rolling trophy in 2015 as the Best ECHS Polyclinic in Southern Command (Army) as the best performance.

Decision Maker- Converts organization operational goal into execution plan, setting stretch goal for self and team by promoting innovations, supporting changes and taking calculated risks to achieve targets.

Value Champion: Have courage to challenge counter cultural values /behavior in others, champion the organization values & vision and create a clear and compelling view of future. established the credentials without any complaints and Government Audit objection in the past five years.

Functional Competency at Strategic level

Comprehensive knowledge of managing cost accountability while working in multi-cultural environment with a proven track record of leading end to end Operations Management of the business house; that includes Facilities Management, General Administration, Training, Liaison, Corporate Affairs, Fire, Security Management, Transport, Project Management, Maintenance, Statutory compliance and resource Management.

Leveraged strategic ability and skills in translating corporate vision combined multi-disciplinary experience across functions; demonstrated excellence in strategic operational planning and executing general administrative programs for all phases of the operation life cycle.

Enterprising Leader with a solid record of contributions that streamlined operations, invigorated businesses, heightened productivity & enhanced internal controls. Expert in handling administrative operations- involving planning, budgeting, procurement, vendor development & materials supply in co-ordination with internal / external departments for smooth business operations.

Employment Details (Post Retirement from Indian Air Force)

From Sept 2013 to Mar 2018 as the Officer in Charge - ECHS Polyclinic (Ex-Service men’s Contributory Health Scheme), Chennai

Since April 2010 to January 2013 at Everonn Global School of Business – as Chief Administrative Officer

Since February 2009 to April 2010 at Gandhi Nagar Club, Chennai –As GM Administration/HR

Since September 2008 to December 2008 at NIIT, Imperia, Chennai - Delivery Operations Manager

Since February 2008 to September 2008 as the Officer in Charge - ECHS Polyclinic (Ex-Service men’s Contributory Health Scheme), Chennai

Key Deliverables & Highlights at above employments

Overall in charge of the Administration of the Organization; Coordinating with the top management in developing and implementing administrative operation processes and policies, establishing short term / long term budgets & general administration . Managing administrative services viz, fire, safety, Security, Front Office, Cafeteria, Help Desk, Mail Room, Travel Desk, Medical Room, Pharmacy, Stationary, Janitorial and Horticulture etc.

Streamlined the Process of all payments towards Sales Tax, GST, ESI, EPF, HR, Recruitment, Attendance monitoring, Security Management by formulating relevant SOPs, Trade union Matters, and welfare of Staff by providing basic facilities.

Formulating and implementing Security policies, after a thorough assessment of the security needs of the organization. Making necessary modifications in the same after periodic reviews. Accountable for maintaining a high level security and vigilance encompassing men, material, and infrastructure.

Handling Integrated Building Management System (IBMS) including Access Control, CCTV, Fire Alarm and PA Systems. Ensuring fire safety measures, plan firefighting procedures. Develop a mechanism to ensure that asset inventory & Insurance is maintained and updated regularly. Sourcing of office equipments and their upkeep; Procurement of stationeries, assigning & renewing Annual Maintenance Contracts after conducting effective vendor rating review.

Facilities Management/Infrastcture Management-Complete responsibilities on day-to-day operations at the facilities, nodal contact for operational issues, review of vendor performance and initiate remedy. Facilities Management Standards, Operating Structure, Expense Management.

Managing of all admin related activities like infrastructure Development, management including Sourcing, maintenance & renovation of office premises, security, housekeeping, power management, asset management, travel arrangements, communication network, local procurements, printing etc., Liaising with various govt. bodies like MTNL, DDA, BSNL, BSES, and MCD.

Employee/Students Welfare/ Relation& Event Management-Ensuring prompt resolution of employee grievances to maintain cordial management-employee relations. Organizing all the institutional events, stake holders get together, family get together, etc. managed a clientele of nearly 63,000 Armed Force veterans and their dependants. Faculty member for MBA faculty for Airport and Aviation Management (IIKM & Everon Global School of Business)

Employment with Ministry of Defence, Indian Air Force [HRD/Personnel]

July’1978 - January’2008; with Ministry of Defence, Indian Air Force [HRD/Personnel]; Commissioned after 52 weeks off successful training

While in the Indian Air Force, was extensively involved in managing all facets of Administration, training programs, teaching for Airmen, Pilots and Air traffic control officers (1982-85, 1992-1997) thereafter contributed as a senior level Administrative officer & Air force Examiner /Inspector for the Indian Air Force. Involved in selecting, training and induction of Group"D" employees like casual labourers, Ncs (E), Antimalaria Lascars, School teachers and EDP operators.

Key Deliverables & Highlights

Formulating & benchmarking functional best practices to focus on development of abilities to meet present and future goals and mission set by the Indian Air Force. Improved overall efficiency of airport safety, security, Aircraft Crash, rescue and firefighting Services and prepared training notes/ study material on Air Craft crash rescue and Firefighting and held the appointment of Station Fire & airport security Officer for more than 25 years at various Air Force bases.

As the Command Air traffic Control Officer & Senior Air traffic Control Officer, undertaken all managerial functions associated with all aspects of Air Traffic Operations including maintenance of runways, safety and security of airports, operations of civil scheduled and non -scheduled flights, discipline, leave, counselling, performance appraisals and training of ATC Officers and Airmen.

Conceptualization and implementation of insightful security strategies in respect of various operations. Materials Management/ Logistics ensured Logistics support, procurements. Management of Transports/Fleet/Supply Chain.

Maintained effective liaison with District Administration & Revenue Authorities including Secretary Military-Public at Chennai Secretariat for acquisition of land, District Collector, District Revenue Officer, Superintendent of Police Executive Engineers of Water supply and Electricity boards, Local revenue officials, Presidents of surrounding Panchayats, Intelligence officials of State & Central Governments and Educationists from leading Schools & Colleges.

Maintained liaison with District Administrative and Revenue Authorities including Chief Secretary of Kerala/ Karnataka & undertook major event management like Surya Kiran Formation aerobatic Display, Air Warrior Symphony Orchestra, Para sailing Camp, Publicity Campaign etc.


M B A (Personal Management/ IR) from Alagappa University, Karaikudi-2008

Thesis: “Job Satisfaction” of M/S Pillai & Sons (Maruti Car Dealers), Thanjavur

M.A (Eco) from National College, Tiruchirappalli (Madras University) - 1977

B.A. (Eco) from National College, Tiruchirappalli (Madras University)-1975

Diploma in Computer Applications from Rashtriya Shaktasha Mission, Vizagapattinam.

Certificate Course on Swift “Personal Finance” from NIIT IFBI, Mylapore, Chennai-4

Service Training Courses (Indian Air Force) (1978-2008)

Basic Administrative officer’s Course

Methods of Instructions (Teaching, Training & Counseling) course

Rescue and Fire Fighting from Defence Institute of Fire research, New Delhi

Middle level Management & Administrative officer’s (Junior Commander’s) Course

Chief Administrative Officer’s Course

ATC Officer’s Command Examiner’s Course

Computer Proficiency Course, Application Course on computers & Diploma in Computer Application

Performance Evaluation & Counseling

Paper Submission/Dissertation

Means to Prevent the Runway Incursion & Accident Prevention at International Aerodromes, at Trichy airport during safety week in 2004.

Dissertation on Job satisfaction for MBA from Pillai & Sons Thanjavur 2006

Dissertation on “A study on Performance Evaluation and Counseling at Southern Air Command, Trivandrum

Role of Air Traffic Control Officers and Fire Safety Crew” in the prevention of Air Craft accident to Air HQ (VB) New Delhi for a seminar organized by Aeronautical Society of India in Mar 2002.

“Future Air Navigation requirement and air space management” for the seminar at NAL Bangalore

Other Details

Nationality Indian

Date of Birth 15th January 1956

Permanent Address 29, Jal Vayu Vihar, Selaiyur (PO), Madambakkam, Chennai - 600 126

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