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Niraj Kumar

Team Leader at Aptara

Summary

A highly motivated and ambitious individual able to give timely and guidance, support and training to team members and individuals. Possessing excellent management skills and having the ability to work with the minimum of supervision whilst leading a team of 35 or more. Having a proven ability to lead by example, consistently hit targets, improve best practices and organise time efficiently.

Now looking forward to a making a significant contribution as a team leader with a company that offers a genuine opportunity for progression

Work History

2014-09

Facilitator

Aptara corp

Ensuring that staff are motivated, monitored and measured in line with company targets and performance standards. Responsible for making sure that any gaps in performance or quality are quickly identified and addressed. Producing accurate reports on team performance for senior managers.

Duties:

  • Preparing daily workloads for staff & coordinating the daily allocation of work.
  • Motivating the team to achieve high standards and KPI targets.
  • Dealing with and resolving problems and issues which arise.
  • Mentoring and training up junior and new staff. Monitoring & reporting on standards & performance targets.
  • Arranging & chairing weekly team meetings, focusing on targets & achievements. Implementing new initiatives.
  • Involved in the recruitment of new staff.
  • Praise team members and creates a positive working environment.
  • Ensuring all administrative and IT records are entered and updated correctly.
  • Providing prompt and accurate information on individual performance.
2012-122014-09

Programmer

Aptara corp

As a programmer my work involved taking of XML conversion process. Preparing workflow, defining process according to the client's specification and execute process as per requirement. Training up junior staff.

2008-032012-12

Sr. Indexing & Abstracting Associate

IDS Infotech Limited

Prepare indexes and abstract for the research papers.

2007-042008-03

Programmer

Aptara corp

Converting data into XML, SGML format as per customer's requirement

Education

20052009

B.C.A

Sikkim Manipal University

Skills

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Management Skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Able to motivate and lead others in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • An ability to build rapport and trust quickly with work colleagues.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and workloads in order of importance.
  • Track record of delivering results with deadlines.
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Technical Skills
  • Strong experience with Content conversion, Indexing, MathML Conversion, Typesetting (multiple platforms)
  • HTML, XML, Photoshop, C#, XSL, Pre-editing, LaTeX Conversion

Projects Handled

  • Taylor  & Francis, Elsevier, Vital Source, MgHill, Ebsco, IOPP etc.