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Ravindra Dev Rai

rrai29@yahoo.com.sg/ +659800749 (M) / 6764-3648 (R) 671 Choa Chu Kang Crescent, #16-367, Singapore 680671 CARE E R P ROFI LE

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Track record of over 28 years across HR activities like strategic planning for manpower, training & development, industrial relations & dispute management and recruitment & selection An effective communicator with a sharp business sense and good understanding of various cultures Proficient in management of large workforces, maintaining a peaceful work environment and initiating measures mutually beneficial to company management & staff Skilled at managing contractors’ base organization, maintenance of records and acquiring renewal licenses Demonstrated ability in handling matters related to employee relations including medical redeployment, career shift, redundancies, grievances, disciplinary investigations and resolution Adept at handling day to day administrative activities in co-ordination with internal /external agencies for smooth business operations

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Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Singapore - Welfare Officer, Feb 2008 – to date AMAKPE International Refinery, Nigeria – Camp/ Dormitory HR & Administration Manager, Dec 2005 – Dec 2007 Al-Durah Refinery, Iraq - Camp/ Dormitory HR & Administration Manager, Jun 2003 – Nov 2005 IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries) Co. Ltd., Algeria - Camp/ Dormitory HR & Administration Manager, Feb 2002 – May 2003 ST Technology/ Hewlett Packard, Singapore - Team Leader/ Accounts Support Executive, May 2000 – Jan 2002 McConnell Dowell, Singapore – Administration Manager, Oct 1998 – Mar 2000 SJ Vietnam International, Vietnam – Administration Manager, Dec 1997 – Sep 1998 Infomedia Nusantara PT Ltd., Indonesia – Assistant General Manager, Jul 1996 – Nov 1997 Foster Wheeler Eastern Pte. Ltd., Singapore – Administration Manager, May 1995 – Jun 1996 Yamauchi Singapore Pte. Ltd., Singapore – Administrator, Jan 1993 – Nov 1994 Mobil Oil Singapore Pte. Ltd., Singapore – Coding & Training Coordination Supervisor, Oct 1990 – Dec 1992 People’s Association, Singapore – Organizing Secretary, Mar 1981 – Sep 1990

CORE COM P E TEN CI E S Personnel Management  Formulating & benchmarking functional best practices for development of abilities to meet present and future goals set by an organization

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Developing & implementing strategies for checking high attrition rates and retaining talent Responsible for managing local as well as overseas recruitment, monitoring local employment trends, pay rates & competitors’ privileges and setting recruitment budgets Providing support to senior management for matters related to promotion requests, compensation reviews, policy issues, etc. Establishing policies related to employees’ loans, education assistance, leaves, payroll, etc. Generating reports to ensure compliance with set policies and satisfy audit requirements Ensuring that employees enrol with required State/Private schemes and appropriate deductions are made from salary Identifying patterns & trends for improving motivation, increasing retention and efficiency of employees

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Monitoring employee costs and ensuring that they are as per company policy Implementing policies for people engagement practices, attrition management, employee MIS generation, employee grievance handling, etc. Preparing & issuing contracts of standard pay rates and benefits within the LOA Monitoring and approving all transactions in the LOA Ensuring that all approved work and visa requests are processed within set timelines Resolving employee queries related to HR policies and procedures Interpreting existing HR policies, procedures & work methods and recommending amendments for the same Ensuring that necessary training is received by staff and formulating strategies for manpower planning Resolving disputes and generating reports with recommendations for management action as per company’s HR policies and procedures

Facilities/ Asset Management  Preparing SOP’s for facilities/ asset management for security measures and recommending passive & active protection measures

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Developing and implementing security networks and measures for safety of high-value assets, machinery and material Developing and administering security programs to guard against theft, vandalism, violence or other threats such as espionage and sabotage

Training & Development  Conceptualizing & developing initiatives for improved productivity, capability building and quality enhancement

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Identifying training needs across levels through mapping of skills required for particular positions and analysis existing level of competencies Facilitating management development programs including technical and soft-skills training programs

AC HI E VEM E N TS At Foster Wheeler Eastern Pte Ltd Successfully provided logistics support including purchasing, distribution and maintenance of office furniture, equipment & supplies to the project management team and a 500-man worker camp At AL-Durah Refinery Successfully coordinated with project management team for timely completion of the project and within allocated budget At IHI (Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries) Co. Ltd Effectively coordinated with various administrative & HR personnel to ensure smooth operation of the desalination & power plant and EPC contract for boiler project  Demonstrated ability in preparation of the camp budget and recommending improvements to facilities  Significant contribution in ensuring that all sanitation, shower and sleeping facilities are set up and properly functioning At McConnell Dowell S.E.A. Pte Ltd

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Successfully managed all aspects of field administration functions including provision of secretarial support, janitorial services, security services, emergency and first aid facilities Effectively performed the timekeeping function of site staff and contractors’ personnel involving 400 people Successfully managed a 600-man worker camp at the Dupont Adi-pure project

Managed headcount & manpower cost to ensure maximum utilization of human capital At SJ International

Successfully operated an orphanage centre with 500 orphan children and 20 staff

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At Mobil Oil Singapore Pte Ltd

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Identified training needs of employees and subsequently recommended appropriate training programs to improve their skill sets Successfully created training material and conducted training courses for employees in Asia Pacific for using an in-house software program Ensured compliance with relevant HSE policies as per site HSE documents Successfully managed safety requirements as per OHSAS 18001 standard

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, James Cook University, Singapore, 1985

P ROFE SSI ON AL TRAI N I N G & CE RTI FI CATI ON S

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National Youth Leadership Training Institute – courses for organizing secretary Ministry of Labour – lecture on employment act Speedcom Systems Training Centre – Employment Service Course Ministry of Manpower, Singapore - Building Construction Safety Supervisor’s Course Cron Computer School – PC hardware & software technical training Singapore Institute of Materials Management – Certificate in warehousing operation skills Customer service & call centre operations certificate by LCCI Microsoft Certified System Engineer 2003 NCC Diploma in Computer Studies NPB Advance Diploma in Business Administration NPB Diploma in Personnel Management NPB Diploma in Business Administration GCE ‘O’ Level – 5 credits

Technical Skills: o Comptia A+, Comptia N+, COBOL programming, MS Office o DAC Easy, Easypay, Easystaff, Easyasset o TMIS (Time Management Information System), HRMS (Human Resource Management System), Inventory Management System, I-Times (In house Timesheet / Attendance Management System) References will be provided upon request

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