Krishnasamy Sadasivam Kannan

Contact: (+974 5703950) E-Mail: kkskannan@yahoo.com

Seeking challenging senior level assignments in Human Resource Management & Personnel Management with an organisation of repute Professional Snapshot A result oriented professional with nearly 17 years of rich experience in Human Resource Management, Secretarial Functions and Personnel Administration (Recruitment & Resourcing / Performance Appraisal / Salary Administration). Last associated with Transocean / Global Santa Fe Drilling Operations Inc, Doha, Qatar as HR Manager (Qatar Zone). Adept at managing HR functions involving selection & recruitment of personnel. Skilful in implementation of HR policies and procedures and bringing in keen customer focus, high energy level and team spirit in the employees. Deft at managing day to day administrative functions in coordination with various departments for smooth operations. Proficient in dealing with Employee Relations, Grievance Handling System, Labour Management, etc. An out-of-thebox thinker committed towards the growth of people within the organisation. Possess organising abilities, motivational qualities, leadership traits & good communication skills. An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, problem solving & organisational abilities. Areas of Expertise HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT / BACK OFFICE OPERATIONS

 Managing smooth implementation of HR policies for manpower planning, recruitment, selection, induction,
motivation, orientation and development of the workforce.

 Mentoring large taskforces entailing orientation, motivation, training, coaching, performance review, appraisal,
remuneration and career development.

 Ensuring optimum and effective utilisation of funds in providing congenial work environment and basic amenities
in the work premises.

 Developing / implementing new recruitment / selection policies as per staffing projections.  Handling overall office administrative functions entailing communication instruments, procurement of office
material and stationery.

 Preparing and maintaining relevant documents such as letters, notices and reports.
SECRETARIAL FUNCTIONS

 Providing administrative & secretarial support involving efficient handling of confidential correspondence,
attending phone calls, taking down dictation, transcribing and tracking reports.

 Conducting General / Board meetings as required under companies act involving issuance of notices, drafting
agenda, recording minutes and preparing annual reports.

 Maintaining staff leave record, time keeping register as per the norms.  Liaising with local authorities for ensuring seamless business operations.
PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION Recruitment & Resourcing  Managing the complete recruitment life-cycle for sourcing the best talent from diverse sources after identification of manpower requirements.  Planning human resource requirements in consultation with heads of different functional & operational areas and conducting selection interviews.  Supervising staffing, recruitment, induction program, contract negotiations, discipline and retirement programmes. Performance Appraisal  Coordinating in formulation & implementation of increment, incentive & other remuneration policies.  Managing Appraisal process across the levels and establishing framework for substantiating Performance Appraisal system linked to Reward Management. Salary Administration  Managing the payroll functions of Managers, Officers, Staff and Workers.  Involved in handling promotions, transfers and annual revisions.

Work Experience Mar’10-till date with Qatar National Facility Services, (affiliate of Fluor) (Qatar Zone) Accountabilities  Playing a strategic role in human resource management in tandem with Head Office, Houston.  Drafting end of service gratuity policy for non U.S., U.K. Expats of Global SantaFe.  Recommending employees compensation, based on inflation and available market surveys to top management.  Evaluating adequacy and effectiveness of management’s policies and procedures.  Liaising with legal departments in Houston and sponsors in Qatar regarding liabilities and compensations as per local labour laws.  Analysing past attrition, future requirement & succession planning with Rig Managers.  Fulfilling vacancies & requirements by liaising with company’s recruiting departments.  Maintaining induction, PR and Travel coordination of Expats.  Giving prompt response to employee grievances regarding their compensation and benefits and counselling during termination. Attainments  Instrumental in structuring Peoplesoft 8.9 to cover all the Global SantaFe non U.S., U.K. employees. Nov’98-Jun’09 with Transocean / Global Santa Fe Drilling Operations Inc, Doha, Qatar as HR Manager (Qatar Zone) Accountabilities  Playing a strategic role in human resource management in tandem with Head Office, Houston.  Drafting end of service gratuity policy for non U.S., U.K. Expats of Global SantaFe.  Recommending employees compensation, based on inflation and available market surveys to top management.  Evaluating adequacy and effectiveness of management’s policies and procedures.  Liaising with legal departments in Houston and sponsors in Qatar regarding liabilities and compensations as per local labour laws.  Analysing past attrition, future requirement & succession planning with Rig Managers.  Fulfilling vacancies & requirements by liaising with company’s recruiting departments.  Maintaining induction, PR and Travel coordination of Expats.  Giving prompt response to employee grievances regarding their compensation and benefits and counselling during termination. Attainments  Instrumental in structuring Peoplesoft 8.9 to cover all the Global SantaFe non U.S., U.K. employees. Mar’98-Oct’98 with Royal Consultancy, Alwarpet, Chennai as Recruitment Officer Accountabilities  Interviewing and recruiting personnel as per client’s requirements. Apr’97-Feb’98 with Qatar Drilling & Santa Fe Partnership Company, Qatar as HR Secretary Accountabilities  Preparing / drafting letters; handling independent correspondence.  Maintaining HP 3000 server and resolving computer problems. Nov’95-Mar’97 with Chakravarty Associates, Mylapore, Chennai as Secretary Accountabilities  Performing routine secretarial functions.  Rendering assistance to the clients. Feb’94-Sep’95 with Al Robeia’an Advertising, Dammam, Saudi Arabia as Secretary Accountabilities  Functioning as In-charge for preparing quotations for advertising projects.  Performing routine secretarial functions.

 Working on plotting devices such as Mimaki, Ioline, Accutrac for largescale enlargement designs for signboards
and unipoles. Aug’92-Nov’93 with Royal Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Nariman Point, Mumbai as Secretary Accountabilities  Interviewing and recruiting personnel as per client’s requirements in Gulf Sector.  Coordinating visa processing, typing letters and managing fax machines as advised by the Manager. Training Undergone

 Succession Planning, Appraisal Methodologies, Attrition, Houston, U.S.A.  Management Lead Coaching, Cairo, Egypt.  Major Emergency Management Course, RiskTec, Doha, Qatar.  Advanced Safety Audit, Doha, Qatar.  Safety FOCUS Version 1, Doha, Qatar.  Interviewing Methodology, Mumbai, India.  Personnel Management during Termination, by DBM, Singapore.  People Soft 8.9 training in Houston, USA and Manila, Philippines.

Certifications

 Lead Auditor Course, ISO 9000, Doha, Qatar.  Certificates in Computer Hardware, DTP Designing from Cadgraf Computers, Chennai .  Certificate in Software Programming from Adam Comsof Limited, Mumbai.
Academia Diploma in Human Resources American University, Cairo, Egypt in 2008. B.A. (English Literature) Presidency College, Madras University in 1991. M.A. (English Literature) Pachiappa’s College, Madras University in 1993. Personal Minutiae Date of Birth Address Linguistic Abilities Passport Details VISA : : : : : 26th December, 1969 61 / 58 Jambuli New Colony, Kodungaiyur, Chennai – 600118 English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam Indian Passport, Valid till 2nd April 2017 B1 / B2 US Multiple Entry Visa valid till 31 January 2016

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful