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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
75000 Negotiable
October 16, 2016

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Prasanna Venkatesan.V.S

Mobile: +91-989*******

Skype ID: prasannavenkatesan73

Email: / Seeking Challenging Professional assignments in - General Administration, Corporate Relations,, Human Resource- Recruitment, Strategic Planning, Training & Development, Placement, Learning and Development, Market research / Operations, Academic Management & New Establishments empanelling With a growth oriented organization / Institution or Industry.

Professional Summary

Over 20 years of experience in HR & Administration, Strategic planning for expansion, Market Research, Corporate Relations, Branch Management and Business development.

A Successful Administrator of Academic Institutions, Highly networked Training Placement Professional, Profit Centre Manager, Multifunctionary.

Posses Very good at Client Management Skills, Team Management and Field/ Market Research.

Good at Human Resource Management Skills – recruiting, motivating, training and deployment, HR Policy making, and Employee welfare.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills strive to be a leader in the domain given.

Involved in Build- Operate-Lead and Transfer (BOLT) models of establishing and operating new establishments, and extension activities of existing Institution/Organisations. Organizational Experience

From December 2014 to Present

Head– General Admin HR & Corporate Relations, Training and Strategic Planning, In an ISO certified, Industry supported Group of Institutions, Affiliated to Anna University,Coimbatore

(A Group of Institution owned by a famous 100%EOU Engineering Industry, Coimbatore) Responsibilities Include:

Day today support to the COO in managing the Institution, Non academic and Estate administration support.

Represent the Group of institutions throughout Industry level, in the society

Manage Placement officers, and Other Non-Academic Strategic team members, towards an inclusive Growth, and HR Policy making (Academic and Non Teaching)

Press and Media Coordination and Admin MIS

Interacting with Industry for various activities like MoU, Associations, Chapter operations, Laisioning, MDPs and FDPs.

Member of Leadership team of the Management Group, to contribute in Decision making, towards Placement, Industry Interaction and HR-Administration, Branding and Strategic Planning.

Identifying training needs, and engaging various training activities for Students and Faculty. Derive techniques to Train and Place the Students and Faculty members.

Planning the Industry Oriented curriculum to enhance the employability of students.

Placement MIS management and reporting to COO/Chairman.

Strecturizing the Quality Process of Placement and more industry footfall as a part of Branding of the institution, and visibility of the Brand directly proportionate to Growth. Included in the Senior Management team of the Group of institutions.

Member of Anti-ragging, Hostel admin, and Students affair, disciplinary committees and Academic committees like ISO, Centre for Excellence team (KPMG) etc

Revamped and introduced CRB centre for corporate relations, Training and Placement, and extended it to HR Admin function with 7 staff, 14 student representatives, and also HR team.

From July 2010 to October 2014

As Head-Corporate Relations and Institutions’ Administration - in a Leading Group of Institutions run by Industry supported Trust DJ.Academy for Managerial Excellence & DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore

(An Associate of LMW)

Responsibilities include:

Overall Corporate relation, Admissions, Administration and Placement activities of the Institution. Identify and provide training -for students, Faculties and evaluate

Campus Management and General Administration and Human resource Management.

Campaign and Branding of the courses and institution, HRIS reporting.

Participating in NAAC, ISO and other continual improvement processes

Conducting basic field studies and feedback to the management on various course aspects. Functioned as Career Guidance Officer for the students of Management and Design school.

Press and Media Management for the Institution and Trust.

Laisioning with Corporate, Technical Bodies of Govt. NGOs.

Signing MOUs, Legal contracts for the benefit of Students for training & Placement. Laisioning and conducting MDPs, FDPs, Seminars, Conferences

Represent the Academia in Public sectors, Projects, Forums and Conferences. Reporting to CEO/VP, internally with Principal /Dean

Visiting & interacting source-of-contact for Companies on Interaction and relationship management

Successfully established CRB and HR Department with 5 Admin staff, 8 student representatives and 5 other departmental representatives for the smoother function of HR Admin and Placements, to balance between Academic and Administration. From Sept 2008 to May 2010

As Head –Training, Placement & Corporate Relations At

Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja college, Pollachi.

Responsibilities Include:

Identify the training need of the students and faculties, and provide training.

Negotiating and finalizing the external training agencies and evaluating. Off –campus training and Placement for the Students

Getting the companies for campus interview to employ the final year PG/UG students for Core and Dream.

Arranging Job-Fairs, and interviews as per the proposal given in Institutional Budget.

Laisioning with MNCs and companies to recruit their resource from the college.

Heading the Centre for Training, Placement and Corporate relations of the college.

Interacting with University, Colleges and Media for effective relationship.

Achieved the ever highest placement 100% in MBA, and 97% PG& UG Placements.

Established a full-fledged Training and Placement Centre with 4 staff and 34 student and faculty representatives reporting to the Head- Training, Placement and Corporate relations

From May’07 to July 2008

As Branch manager – Birla Sun Life Insurance, Pollachi Branch Responsibilities include:

Setting up a New Branches-Project Shikhar of U-2 class at Pollachi, covering nearby towns.

Supervising facilities Management for the new branch, initially for a smother establishment.

Recruitment of Agency /Sales Managers, Operations and Marketing staff.

Negotiating with the vendors and fixing up the services, and support

Achieving the sales target and budget control for the branch

Developing the secondary line of DSF

Monitoring the Advisor recruitments, activities, Operations at branch level Compliance handling and reporting, MIS

Three branches were identified, established for the “Shikhar “project to introduce ULIP and insurance policies in the Class –I and rural towns for the benefit of Public.

Established branch with 11 sales Managers, and 106 Advisers in a short span. From Nov’2005 to May 2007

As Sales Manager – Direct Sales Force, In AVIVA Life insurance Coimbatore. Responsibilities include:

To recruit Financial Planning Advisors from various SEC of society.

Train them to attend and pass the FPA licensing exams conducted in time to time.

Train the FPAs in products of AVIVA, and launch them to face the market.

Conducting, Regular and periodical evaluation and meetings, to improve sales Achieve business commitments given to the team and part in Branch.

Handling Customer related issues with concerned department and solving it in time. Achievement as a sales Manager in AVIVA Life Insurance:

Got highest number of FPAs in the training Batches, in recruitment. (30 in a batch of training from my team)

Highest number of Licensed FPAs among the debutants, in a short period.(106 Advisors in my team)

Supported the branch during the year closing, competing with the seniors of the Branch.

(3.20L in a single month by 6 advisors)

D. Feb’1994 -Sept 2005

As Branch-in charge /SOE at ACNielsen-ORG-MARG Research Ltd,(Kerala and TN) Career Path at ACN

Joined as Research Investigator 1994 Promoted as Senior Field Executive, 1995 promoted in a short span as Senior Operations Executive, in 1998 heading all the Branch activities and Establishing SPOC branched in TN and Kerala for the expansion and Merger Acquisitions. Human Resource planning, Management Recruitment of Regular and Contract Employees for Projects and Audits for both the states. Job Profile:

Market Research

Collating information on feedback from clients/ agencies & providing valuable information to the top management.

Conducting census operations in various towns, villages, household etc for adhoc studies on various projects running in the company. Operations

Liaising with dealers and Doctors for setting up a panel for various research projects.

Executing various cost cutting and process improvement initiatives for enhanced efficiency.

Interacting with clients and institutions and Government authorities for various projects.

Branch Administration

Supervising the entire branch office administration for smooth running of the operations.

Involved in the maintenance of all Records as per the ISO norms.

Handling quality management system for the branch to ensure flow of data and customer satisfaction.

Routine administration of Branch office, and office related legal assignments.


Co-coordinating manpower planning, recruitment and selection of investigators (temporary and permanent) in the assigned territories.

Supervising team activities during various studies & assisting them in conducting research.

Organizing training and development programs for employees for enhancing their technical and soft skills.

Administering timely disbursement of benefits perks ensuring high motivational levels. Achievements

Handled more than 40 Market Research projects, during the tenure with ACNielsen Inc.

Distinction of receiving the Best Employee Certificate and Best Administrator Certificate for exceptional performance.

Successfully conducted various Shop Census Operations such as awareness studies, retail audits, and measurement services etc for government, NGO in Kerala and Tamilnadu regions.

Steered the adhoc projects activities with a team of 60 freelancers and Team leaders.

Relationship management with Doctors and effectively completed Enumerations

Effectively conducted 3 conferences for the South Zone in co-operation with staff, juniors

Significant contribution in obtaining ISO certification for the branch.

Actively involved in various QSM activities.

Received the ART award for minimizing the cost for the project operations amongst 8 in India.

Speaker in Forums, on the Career Planning and Policy making representing the Organization.


Associated with Jaikrishnaa Auto sales Pvt Ltd, for their Operations with Maruti Suzuki India limited dealership at Coimbatore, for their establishment of Exclusive Maruti Sales Unit successfully (3 outlets)

Supported Systech-A Major partner of Tally, to have a tie-up in their ventures, Ascent-ERP solution, and spreading of their branches all over Tamilnadu. (7 branches)

Supported as a Branch Sales CDA Manager for few months in Reliance Life insurance, when they started CDA division afresh, in our state, for establishing many Main and Spoke branches in Tiruppur, Udumalai, as consultant.

A Student Member of Actuarial Society of India (2009)

100% Placement in MBA, BBM, B.Com and 100% training completed for all the students.


Honorary Academic Council member of GVG Vishalakshi College, Udumalai and Gandhi Group of Institutions, Odhissa.

Honorary Placement Council member of Sri Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi, Tamilnadu.

Member of NHRDN, Hosur Chapter.

Founder Member of B-School Placement Professionals Consortium of Coimbatore.

Patron and Trust member of “Baratha Kalanjiyam Public Trust and Monthly magazine on Self development.

Certified by Savience Group as a “Certified Master Class Alumni Interaction member”

Supported and established Placement cell, in Rathinam Institutions, Coimbatore as an advisor.

Member of CEGR (Centre for Education, Growth and Research, New Delhi) Education

2004 MBA (3-year course -Training & development, Hospital Management, Industrial Relations) from Annamalai University.

1993 B.Sc (Zoology) from NGM College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Extra Curricular - Learning & Development Interests 2016 B.G.L (General Law) – Annamalai University (DDE), Chidambaram, 2012 M.L.I.Sc (Library and Information Science) SDE, Alagappa University, Karaikkudi 2010 B.L.I.Sc (Library and Information Science) – SDE, Alagappa University, Karaikkudi. Personal Details

Address: 4 -Panneer Selvam Road - South, CRM Vision City Premier Mill Gate, Othakalmandapam, Pollachi main road, Coimbatore 641032.

Mobile: 989**-***** / 880**-*****

Skype ID: prasannavenkatesan73

Date of Birth: 29th May’1973

Languages known: Tamil, English, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi Pass port No: H 1361298


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