RAJASHEKHAR BALLARYC/o JAYASEELAN#911th Main RoadHongasandraBegur Main Road,Bangalore-68, IndiaM: +91-9886691155 Land line: 08373-266911Email ID: email@example.comCareer ObjectiveExecutive with a proven record of increasing the value of an organization by balancing growthand efficiency, broad domestic and global knowledge to identify the underlying causes ofsubstandard performance, discover the remedies and plan the solutions. Inspiring individuals andorganizations to execute, achieve success and operate at sustained peak performance. Intend tobuild a career in a leading corporate of hi-tech environment with committed and dedicatedpeople. To be a part of the tremendous change that is happening in our social and economiclandscape and in the process achieves my personal and professional goals. With a challengingOperations position at the Executive Level where my extensive professional experience andpeople skills can be fully utilized to achieve the goals and objectives of a progressive company.Qualification Summary Having 4.5 years of experience in Retail with strong entrepreneurial background with knowledge of Business Development and organizing events. Customer focused and result oriented approach, combining general management abilities with corporate vision and drive to motivate teams to deliver results; proven track record in development of products/processes. Able to identify and implement strategies with a common sense approach to problem solving, strong negotiation skills with global appreciation of potential clientele development. A keen planner, strategist and implementer with proficiency in handling overall profitability of business activities and accountable for strategic utilization/ deployment of available resources to achieve organizational objectives. Proactive negotiation skills with presence of mind to get the desired results in favor of organization. Research and monitor local fashion retail activities and trends in order to ensure informed decision making on product offerings indirectly improving operating performance. Knowledge and deep understanding of domestic market customer base preference, demographic roles and seasonality factor for best merchandise practices.
Well versed and updated knowledge in SAP, Enterprise Resource Planning and MS-Office.Professional ExperienceCompany: Reid & Taylor (India) Ltd., a subsidiary of SKNL.Role: Working as Asst Manager Retail Planning (handling National level role for LFS)Duration: 8th August 2011 to till dateProfile and ExperienceDevelop & implement the planning grid for seasonal buying. Planning and Execution ofpromotions, Tracking and Analysis of in-store, out of stock and ensuring gap fill plans.Ensuring delivery of fair share of shelving space and efficient merchandising across all stores.Key Result Area Formulate business plans and convert and implement into monthly deliverables to achieve, exceed sales and profitability objectives. Ensure the effective communication of with HANDLING LARGE FORMAT STORES & SIS, be a single point of contact for the channel partners. . Conduct on the job training, demonstration and instruction for new and/or existing employees in order to support their development and ensure the highest standards of performance are achieved. Building and maintaining healthy business relations with clients, ensuring high customer satisfaction matrices by achieving service quality & delivery norms. Manage order placement / requisitioning activities in order to maximize sales and meet stock performance objectives. Ensure all ranges are effectively merchandised in line with brand image and standards. Prepare management information reports on store performance in order to ensure that Senior Business Managers have the relevant information needed to support operational decision-making.Company: Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited, India’s leading retailerRole: Working as Department manager at Brand Factory, RR Nagar, BangaloreDuration: 14th January 2010 to 28th July 2011Profile and ExperienceOversee the development of store operational procedure improvements in order to ensure theongoing development of customer service provision and standards and maximum sales /profitability performance.Key Result Area Develop and implement store operating plans, policies and procedures in line with corporate branding in order to achieve and exceed sales and profitability objectives.
Ensure the effective communication of sales plans and targets to the Store team, managing performance, developing and motivating employees - in order to ensure the highest levels of performance and the achievement, or exceeding, of sales targets. Conduct on the job training, demonstration and instruction for new and/or existing employees in order to support their development and ensure the highest standards of performance are achieved. Oversee the development of store operational procedure improvements in order to ensure the ongoing development of customer service provision and standards and maximum sales / profitability performance. Manage order placement / requisitioning activities in order to maximise sales and meet stock performance objectives. Ensure all ranges are effectively merchandised in line with brand image and standards. Prepare management information reports on store performance in order to ensure that Senior Business Managers have the relevant information needed to support operational decision-making.Company: The Loot India (P) Limited, impending lifestyle discount retail chain with a panIndia presence and lucrative turnover.Role: Worked as Category manager (Apparels)Duration: 25th September 2009 to 9th January 2010Profile and ExperienceManaging retail merchandising and retail operations in day to day activities, product strategies,merchandising plans, financial viability of merchandise categories and overall category byensuring that product availability at the right time and in the right quantities and at the rightprice.Company: Vishal Retail Limited, leading domestic retail chain with a pan India presenceand lucrative turnover of 1700 crores.Role: Worked as Retail Operations managerDuration: 13th September 2008 to 20th September 2009Profile and ExperienceAchieving performance objectives with required action in all the main areas of retail activitywith store operations, human resources, finance, buying, customer care, marketing, logistics,information technology and administration. Coordination with supply chain, product and financeteam to ensure smooth functioning of the channel.Company: Sri Anajaneya Cotton spinning private limited, leading domestic Textile unitRole: Worked as Marketing and merchandising executive with committed team to ensure smoothprofessional work flow in the value chain of the company.Duration: 4th September 2004 to 28th Jan 2006.Profile and Experience
Convert recognised need into product opportunity and to blend a set of features to benefitcustomers. Formal specification of product features and/or approval of prototype as per the buyerrequirement and assess different suppliers for suitability based on value (e.g. product quality,short lead time) for price.Summary of Qualifications Name of Institute Qualification Scores Specialization National Institute of Fashion Master of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Ministry of CGPA- 7.77 Fashion Management Management Textiles, India Bapuji Institute of Engineering First class with B.Tech (Textile and Technology (BIET), distinction Textile Technology Technology). Karnataka, India (77%)Strengths, Achievements and hobbies Has great passion to work in this highly diversified and dynamic Textile and Apparel business. It comes naturally to me with my textile technical background. Has awarded the Best Graduation Project in Master of Fashion Management for the year 2006-08. Has won 5th rank overall in Visveswaraiah technological university, Belgaum in B.Tech Textile Technology. As a head of quiz committee, I learnt to get optimum results out of my team. Has won many awards and medals in Seminars, Group activities, Presentations and in games like in Cricket, Kho Kho etc. As a captain of Cricket team, I learnt leadership, team management and co-ordination. Has a certificate of honor in appreciation of the excellent performance in cricket and awarded 2nd prize. Playing outdoor games, Meeting new people, communicating new ideas, search and coming with different strategies.Personal Profile: Name Rajashekhar Ballary Date of Birth:22 nd July 1981 Father’s name Shivappa M. Ballary Marital Status Single Languages Known English, Hindi, Kannada. Nationality Indian Reference: REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Declaration: I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of myknowledge.Date: 05-09-2012. Rajashekhar Ballary