Executive Summary

Industry leader with a visionary, motivational and diligent approach to safeguarding measures.

Committed to changing the face of corporate security in India by implementing ethical, fair and original changes to the industry.

My core competencies include:

  • Safety/Protection 
  • Training and Development              
  • Crisis and Material Management
  • Intelligence Gathering
  • Team Management
  • Personality Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership

Executive Summary

Experienced national security expert demonstrating a diverse portfolio of contracts.  My professional aims are to provide an ethical, direct bridge to the client while catering for the needs of my workforce.

I have identified a number of areas requiring radical change within the Indian security industry and seek to make said changes in order to benefit both employer and employee.

Professional Experience

Work History

Regional Director

Sep 2013 - Present
SLV Group  

General Responsibilities:

  • Developed strategic plans to achieve greater market share.
  • Reviewed existing policies and updated those deemed exhausted.
  • Ensured salary paid regularly and on same day monthly.

Leadership:

  • Set a solid example and motivated all team members to perform at highest level.
  • Propagated the core belief of the team's ability to elevate the company nationally.

Training:

  • Designed and developed new techniques to muster manpower efficiently whilst catering specifically for client requirements.
  • Formulated strategic training procedures such as establishing a rigorous, mandatory training facility for new recruits in order to reduce previously high employee turnover. 
  • Designing a training program tailored specifically to client requests.

Business Development:

  • Assessing competitors' weaknesses and setting rigid targets accordingly.
  • Employed targeted marketing schemes (see Pioneering section below).
  • Implemented top achievers incentive scheme for both ops and marketing teams.
  • Striving for high value contracts by demonstrating ground capability of SLV group through demonstrations and exemplary implementation of strategies.

Pioneering:

  • Introduction of narcotics/explosives canine squad to strengthen existing security.
  • Introduction of specialised forensics team to analyse crime scenes.
  • Developed QRT/ERT teams to mobilise in the event of serious emergency.
  • Designated a central command and control room to provide field and logistical support.
  • Introduced a mobile command center for external events.

Corporate Social Responsibility:

  • Ensured an insurance policy for each guard in case of accident while working.
  • Coordinated with NGOs to ensure employee's kin receive an education while parent is in employment.
  • Introduced 24/7 care system for guards and clients to voice operational issues.

Management and Security Consultant

Apr 2011 - Sep 2013
Tata Steel Limited

Responsible for the formulation and execution of key security plans.  Personally advised clients, management and company leaders on efficient solutions.

  • Coordinated with senior management to implement protocols relating to security, operations and emergency response.
  • Set regional and national objectives and assessed their subsequent evaluation. 
  • Responsible for multiple stakeholder management 
  • Organised and conducted on/off site training for all staff members.
  • Executed security audits of all premises and advised on corrective procedures.
  • Investigated theft and fire cases and instated responsive counter-intelligence measures.

GM (Admin and Security)

Sep 2007 - Mar 2011
Thriveni Earthmovers Ltd.

As GM of the PAN India operations, I was personally responsible for the following:

  • Strategic and administrative functioning, and operational security, of all mining sites.
  • Security auditing and investigative measures across all premises.
  • Conceptualisation and implementation of all safety procedures. 
  • Liaison between local communities, govt. agencies and NGOs as per CSR requirements.
  • Conducting training sessions on security, fire prevention, leadership development, soft skills and behaviour development. 
  • Handled all PR/Media and event management.

Head of Marketing (PAN India)

Oct 1998 - Apr 2007
Atlas Cycles
  • Infrastructure management, facilities planning and effective utilisation of resources.
  • Evaluated efficiency of existing security procedures.
  • Led internal auditing team.
  • Monitored incident response planning and consulted with external consultants.

Manager (Security and Township)

Oct 1995 - Oct 1998
Hindustan Copper Ltd.

Headed industrial security and safety team.

  • Provided preventive and protective security services in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies.
  • Investigated stakeholder complaints and followed up accordingly.
  • Identified unsafe conditions and improperly secured property to help prevent theft.
  • Established medical emergencies quick-response team.

Rank of Major

May 1988 - Sep 1995
A.S.C. Regiment, Indian Army

Eight years of service encompassing the following areas:

  • Operations Management
  • Manpower Deployment
  • Program Development
  • Training Development
  • Inventory and Records Management
  • Budget Administration

Education

Education

Political Science, Economics and Sociology

Aug 1984 - Jun 1986

Qualifications

  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (IMET, Delhi)
  • Transport Management and Automobile Skills (A.S.M.T, Bangalore)
  • Intelligence, Interrogations and Industrial Security (Military Intelligence School, Pune)
  • Industrial Security and Fire Management (IMET, Delhi)
  • Internal Auditor Qualification (Atlas Cycles, Delhi)
  • Young Officers Course in Security, Logistics and Operations (ASC Regiment, Bareilly)

Professional Achievements

  • Rewarded after recovering stolen company funds amounting to RS. 13 lakh at Hindustan Copper Ltd.
  • Published author: Fire Protection, Prevention and Firefighting by Sanjay Mehrotra. 
  • Recommended for Chief of Army Commendation Card for outstanding performance on duty in Manipur.
  • Received both Special and Videsh Sewa Medals with Indian Peacekeeping Force.
  • Formulated all security procedures/implementation at Army Public School, Gwalior.
  • Personally established and championed security training academies and associated training protocols at both Thriveni and SLV Group.