Highly motivated professional with career reflecting proficiency in Strategy and Leadership, infrastructure & operations, Business Solutions management, Business Transformation, Business continuity and disaster recovery, Enterprise Governance, Project Management, process improvement and IT security

Experience

  • IT Manager

    at Alijarah Holding Company

    September 2018 - at Present

    Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

    • Led the Oracle Fusion cloud ERP project implementation to achieve the transformational targets set by the management. Including complex integration with third party applications supporting the subsidiaries. • Led the Alijarah Driving Academy project implementation with state of the art solutions to provide competitive edge to our business. • Conducted comprehensive GAP analysis to identify risks / issues in the current IT environment and suggested mitigations which was reflected on the strategic plan by incorporating key initiatives that are aligned to the company’s overall strategic objectives. • Led the business process reengineering across the entire company functions to enhance the overall operational efficiencies across different business verticals.

  • IT Manager

    at Ezdan Holding Group

    April 2016 - August 2018

    Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

    • Revamped the IT organization structure to reflect a more efficient operations and removed open redundancies • Finalized the IT corporate policies and procedures and established required governance across the IT operations. • Eliminated unnecessary redundant communication lines which results into around $ 60,000 savings per year • Key negotiator with local telecoms to reduce the current communication lines’ cost by over $ 460,000 a year. • Expedited agreements renewals which would result in around $ 250,000 savings across 3 years • Spear headed security setups and infrastructure assessment and implementation at the company to align with best practices and close identified gaps. • Established the disaster recovery setup in the company with all critical IT applications. • Suggested process optimization across business functions to reduce cycle time and enhanced efficiencies.

  • IT Manager

    at Gulf Drilling International

    November 2006 - February 2016

    Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

    • Established the IT department with all of its functions (Applications, Operations, Infrastructure and Security). • Automated most of the company’s processes by multiple ERP implementations across stages. • Enhanced process efficiency by continuously coordinating with all stakeholders, business units and management. • Cut operational and capital running cost by more than 20% by introducing: o Best of breed advanced & Virtualization technologies o Establishing a multi-year strategic turn-key communication services agreement o Multi-year call-off agreements with most of our vendors. • Established the company’s IT disaster recovery site and Business Continuity plan. • Improved governance and compliance by establishing frameworks, baselines, processes and relevant policies and procedures. • Ensuring continuous maximum systems and communications uptime. • Established the company’s IT security practice and contingency plan to ensure proper security measures are in place

  • Project Manager

    at iHorizons

    September 1998 - November 2006

    Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

    To manage, plan, organize and implement business solutions, systems and services for iHorizons’ customers to help them achieve their vision, mission and goals by introducing process automation and process optimization that results in higher agility, performance and efficiency to the customers. Key results: • Aspire Information Management Systems (AIMS) Led the implementation team to develop this system which covered the sports analysis, medical and talent ID systems. • Aljazeera Satellite Channel News website, led the implementation team to develop a state of the art Content Management System with all of its sub-systems that was responsible for all media and news article management on the website. • Government and education, Key team member for business process automation, optimization and implementation for several governmental and education institutes.

Education

  • Finance for none financial Managers

    at Quality Arabia

    2014 - at Present (6 years) Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

  • Performance Management for Managers

    at Berkeley Communications

    2012 - at Present (8 years) Baladīyat ad Dawḩah

  • Business Driven strategic IT Planning

    at IIR Middleeast

    2011 - at Present (9 years) Dubayy

  • Executive Team building

    at Ashridge University - UK

    2008 - at Present (12 years) Capital Governorate

  • MBA (Masters of Business Administration)

    at Alliance Manchester Business School

    2015 - 2018 (3 years) Manchester

  • Bsc. Computer Science

    at Princess Sumaya University for Technology

    1994 - 1998 (4 years) Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

Languages

  • Arabic Native

  • English Negotiation

Hives