Alpesh D Patel

Email: alps_11621<at>yahoo.co.in
Country: 
India
Date of Birth: 
17th November, 1983
Relevant Experience in Years: 
7
years
Skill Set: 
Business Development/ Resource Mobilization
Project/ Programme Management
Training and Capacity Building
Professional Details: 

ALPESH PATEL

Contact No.: +91 9723558360

E-mail: alps_11621@yahoo.co.in

 

In quest of assignments in Social Project Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Training & Skill Development, Child development to help communities competing effectively in the global market.

 

PROFESSIONAL SNAPSHOT

 

Ä  A dynamic professional with overall of 9 Years of rich experience in the field of Development sector with expertise of Project Management, Child Development Program, Child Education, Training & Skill development, Mobilization, Operations, Placements, General Administration, Rural & Urban Livelihood Development Project, Human Resource Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Handled Project of MoRD (SGSY- Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana), UMEED-GUDM, ELSTP & ASDP Project Under RSLDC (Rajasthan Skill & Livelihood Development Corporation).

Ä  Currently working as Program Manager with Kaivalya Education Foundation/Piramal Foundation.

Ä  Plant & implementation of Urban & Rural community development project.

Ä  Hands on grassroots level experience of Child & Livelihood development projects.

Ä  Experienced in Training and Skill development of individuals/ groups

Ä  An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal & relationship building skills.

Ä  Leadership skills, Strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.

 

OCCUPATIONAL CONTOUR

 

Kaivalya Education Foundation/ Piramal Foundation                                                                        Nov’14 – Till Date

Position: Program Manager                                                                                              Location:  Surat, Gujarat

 

Ä  Managing the PLDP in assigned schools while leading a team of Gandhi Fellows.

Ä  Supporting and Mentoring Fellows in their intervention in schools with headmasters, and in their skill building through regular school visits, de-briefs and problem solving, documentation and workshops for enriching their school as well as personal deliverables.

Ä  Work closely with team members (including Fellows) to address day to day issues in dealing with Headmasters, Teachers and Students.

Ä  Supporting pedagogical activities at the location and ensuring successful training and coaching of the headmasters enrolled in PLDP through training, on-job support.

Ä  Building and Managing relations with government officials to facilitate program implementation (supporting fellow PLs who are constantly engaged with Government Officials).

Ä  Tracking school development by recording progress of project in own block/zone and creating related documents; participating in weekly/monthly meetings for project review, information sharing.

Ä  Supporting various operational activities at the location such as data analysis, workshop designing.

Ä  Conducting orientation on Field Support, Leadership Curriculum, Class Room Training, People Support Project, Community Immersion, Learning Journey.

Ä  Responsible for need analysis for capacity building workshops of intervention groups.

Ä  Catalyze and ensure on-time delivery of curriculum to Operation teams.

Ä  Drive impact assessment and evaluation in tandem with data capturing.

Ä  Steer resource recruitments, induction & capacity building sessions to enable the team for increased efficiency

Ä  Stimulate goal setting, timely reviews and appraisals, Demonstrate motivational and conflict management practices to boost the moral, Act as a proficient support to other cross-functional teams

Ä  Network and liaise with Government and Corporate Partners.

Ä  Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders and keep them in-sync with key interventions planned

Ä  Build effective and efficient communication systems among all stakeholders

Ä  Leverage Program Director and  assist in decision making for the interventions to stay relevant

Ä  Think creatively and design systems, processes and frameworks

Ä  Design tools and documents  to capture the progress of the project

Ä  Gather knowledge on best practices across world and contextualize them to the project

 

IKYA Human Capital Solution Ltd                                                                                                   Aug’11 – Nov’14

Position: Program Manager                                                                                      Location:  Gujarat, Rajasthan

 

Managed state operations with Rajasthan Govt’s . “Rajasthan Skill & Livelihood Development Corporation” (RSLDC) Special Project

ELSTP & ASDP for Urban/Rural unemployed youths of Rajasthan.

 

Worked for Central Govt’s (MoRD) “Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana” (SGSY) Special Project for rural BPL Youths in Gujarat.

 

Responsibilities:

Ä  Plan, execute, and implement special project on skill development & Job placement for urban/rural BPL candidates within strict deadlines and allocated budget.

Ä  Support Management & field team in their work.

Ä  Participate & Contribute in the operational planning processes across the state.

Ä  Acquire resources & coordinate the efforts of team members & third-party vendors in order to deliver projects according to plan.

Ä  Lead on designing and implementing state level initiatives in the areas of direct delivery, capacity building, advocacy and technical assistance aimed at impacting the target group.

Ä  Management of Risks within the state ensuring these are captured and mitigated in line with the best practice.

Ä  Track project progress on regular basis, suggest mid-course corrections & submit regular operations report.

Ä  Assist quality team in Project Monitoring and evaluation activities for continuous improvement.

Ä  Train the facilitators/Trainers at Center on teaching learning methodologies under the guidance of Q-Team.

Ä  Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

Ä  Identification of Center in potential areas, setting up center with infrastructure, identify faculties.

Ä  Identify areas of opportunities available where students can place in organized sector.

Ä  Ensure placement percentage ratio with minimum wages as per goverment law.

Ä  Liasioning with State Government as per project requirement Review meeting, realesing Funding, Inspection, third party assessment and Audit.

Ä  Organize and maintain all project documentation defined by closure report.

Ä  Responsible for submission of UC(Utilization Certifictaes) with require documentation.

Achivements:

Ä  Received appreciation certificate as “Spirit of IKYA” in West Zone, 2012

Ä  Conceptu Hospitality Curriculum Development Process with IKYA Quality Team for ASDP & Roshni Project.

 

Hotel Gurukripa & Hotel Sovereign                                                                                                    Sept’10 to Aug’11

Position: Asst Manager HR-Training                                                                                    Location: Daman, U.T

Responsibilities:

Ä To ensure cost effective recruitment through the use of the appropriate source.

Ä Ensure Training program schedule according to department.

Ä  Recruitment and selection of people is done objectively and based on Job Descriptions.

Ä  Ensure that the company's succession plan is meaningful and effective.

Ä  Managing meaningful appraisals for all staff are carried out on a regular basis.

Ä  The action and developmental plans agreed at the appraisals are actioned and followed up.

Ä  To ensure that new or transferred employees have an effective induction programme with is adhered to.

Ä  Training Programme provides for the training needs identified at appraisals.

Ä  Ensure that the correct people are nominated or sent on the appropriate training courses.

Ä  To ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept under lock and key.

Ä  To ensure that the company's grievance and disciplinary procedures are observed and that all relevant documentation is completed.

 

 

 

 

 

CAP Foundation          (NGO)                                                                                                                                 July’ 07 to Aug’10

Position: Cluster Coordinator                                                                                                      Location: Gujarat

 

Worked for Gujarat Govt’s Special Livelihood Project “UMEED” for Urban BPL youth in Gujarat.

Worked for Central Govt’s (MoRD) “Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana” Special Project for rural BPL Youths in Gujarat.

 

Responsibilities:

Ä Identification of Center in potential areas, setting up center with infrastructure, identify faculties.

Ä Responsible for the mobilization of the beneficiaries for the centre,

Ä Induction of the identified beneficiaries, placements of the trainees & other deliverables at the centre as desired. 

Ä Brings in innovations in managing the centre operations as well as other activities in the program.

Ä Coordinates with the local partner on the logistic support for implementation of the program.

Ä Conducts the induction and life skills sessions to the beneficiaries.

Ä Is responsible for the qualitative and quantitative deliverables of the program at the centre level.

Ä Maintain the computer log sheets on monthly basis and send them to DD-EE.

Ä Responsible for Admission and Examination of Certificate Program for 25 Centers of Gujarat.

Ä Responsible for evaluation of exam papers, declaration of result.

Ä Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

Ä Management of field team and support them in their work.

Ä Train the facilitators/Trainers at SDC on teaching learning methodologies under the guidance of Quality Control.

Ä Identify areas of opportunities available where students can place in organized sector

Ä Ensure placement percentage ratio with minimum wages as per goverment law.

Ä Organize and maintain all project documentation defined by closure report.

 

Achieved Outcome:

 

Ä  Designed  Hospitality Curriculum  (Certificate, Diploma and Degree Course-accredited with IGNOU) for CAP Foundation, Hyderabad from 16th – 19th March, 2009.

Ä  Facilitated and supported Life Skills Trainer for conducting TOT (Training of Trainer) for 40 Faculties at Mumbai from 4th & 5th April, 2009.

Ä  Life Skills Trainer for conducting TOT (Training of Trainer) for 30 Faculties at Karad, Maharashtra, from 17th to 20th August, 2009.

 

 

TGB Resort Karnavati Club (Unit of The Grand Bhagvati Hotel Group)                                               March’ 07 to July’07

Position: Restaurant Supervisor                                                                                                       Location: Ahmedabad

 

Responsibilities:

Ä Responsible for operation of Multicusine Restaurant

Ä Taking briefing before restaurant service

Ä Check out Mise en Place

Ä Checking inventory of restaurant euipment

Ä Handling Banquet orders

Ä Handling Guest Complaints and Waiting

Ä Increasing sales

 

 

 

 

Goodies Cafeteria.                                                                                                                                             Oct’ 04 to Dec’05

Position: Restaurant Captain                                                                                                    Location: Vadodara

Responsibilities:

Ä Responsible for operation of Restaurant

Ä Taking briefing before restaurant service

Ä Check out Mise en Place

Ä Checking inventory of restaurant euipment

Ä Handling Banquet orders

Ä Handling Guest Complaints and Waiting

 

The Carlton, (K.Raheja Resorts and Hospitality Pvt. Ltd)                                                                      May’ 06 to March ‘07

Position: Restaurant Supervisor                                                                                    Location: Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu

Responsibilities:

Ä Greeting & Seating Guest

Ä Serving Food and drinks as per course

Ä Preparation of Mise-en-place & Mise-en-scene

Ä Attending briefing

Ä Clearing Tables

Ä Handling bill payment

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

 

2013       M BA- HR                                                                        Sikkim Manipal University

2007       P. G. Diploma Hospitality Management                       AH&LA from Gujarat Institute of Hotel

                                                                                                                Management, Vadodara, Gujarat

2004       B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)                                                       Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat

 
 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & CERTIFICATES

Ä  Knowledge of MS Office tools

Ä  Received certificate for the National Service Scheme (NSS)

 

 

PERSONAL VITAE

 

Address                                                 :               Odhavashish Aprt, B/H CB School, Halar,  Valsad-396001, Gujarat, India

Date of Birth                         :               17th November, 1983

Language Known :               English, Hindi, Gujarati & Tamil

Marital Status                       :               Married

Hobbies                                 :               Sports, Travelling
 
                                                                                

Relevant Experience in Years: 
7
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Date of joining: 01-Jan-2016
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