Qatar as Chief Information Officer
UrbaCon General Contracting (UCC) / KCT
From October 2011
❖ Steering entire array of IT infrastructure management activities for all Head Offices (3 buildings) and Project Sites (49) in adherence to the assigned business objectives of the organization.
❖ Formulating IT Infrastructure plan & budgeting; overseeing its implementation & maintenance.
❖ Directing the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and business development.
❖ Building corporate infrastructure, implementing ERP Microsoft Dynamics 2012 and developing corporate SharePoint modules to improve quality across mission-critical business operations.
❖ Dexterously spearheaded in-house developments for various websites and inter-departmental websites.
❖ Deftly established the 1st Quality Management System Manual.
Corporate IT Manager
Drake & Scull International
October 2009 - March 2011
❖ Identified, implemented and supported cost-effective technology solutions in coordination with other departments.
❖ Managed DBA team and involved in implementing ERP system across the organization.
❖ Issued management reports using tools (Oracle Hyperion and Business Intelligence).
❖ Played an instrumental role in implementing VoIP for IP Telephony and Video Conferencing across all branches/countries.
❖ Deftly established Video Conferences between all branches around the world.
❖ Centralized the Time Attendance in Head Office and Project Sites through Finger Print.
❖ Established Service Level Agreements and maintained Software Licensing Compliance.
❖ Indigo Towers, Marina Mansion, Park Place, Rashid Hospital, Zayed University, The Jewels, Golden Mile, Fairmont Resident, Concord Towers, Marina Towers.
IT Department Manager
February 2005 - May 2009
❖ Administered complete managerial and technical support to Arabtec's Head Office, subsidiaries, project sites and overseas branches.
❖ Designed IT strategies in adherence to the organizational vision and developed applications for automating and supporting business activities.
❖ Monitored IT purchases for projects and provided network / internet support to users through ITD operations (helpdesk) and support team.
❖ Created smart dashboard to reflect the status and progress of financials and projects.
❖ Ensured development and continuous improvement for the corporate IMS.
❖ Designed and developed websites for various business partners including Helpdesk & Asset Manager Systems.
❖ Efficiently integrated technologies to create a smart Dashboard for management
❖ Coordinated with internal & external auditors to ensure quality compliance, tracked and updated project progress.
❖ Developed key projects for key clients like:
o Burj Khalifa, Al Fattan Towers, Infinity Tower, Ocean Heights, Laguna Towers, Burj Dubai Lake Hotel, DIFC Gate Village, Sky Gardens Tower, DIFC Truck Tunnel, Dubai Sports City Stadium 1 as well as Fairmont Hotel.
Business Development Manager / Area Manager
August 2001 - January 2005
❖ Appointed and managed Value Added Resellers (VARs), resellers and dealers for business development
❖ Delivered requisite technical support.
Constantly updated management
August 1999 - June 2001
General Secretariat of Municipalities, Dubai, UAE as Head - IT & Documentation
❖ Handled all database management functions including archiving, back-ups and document management.
❖ Developed and managed all company databases.
❖ Liaison with Municipalities across Dubai and involved in programming, deployment and implementation of business tools.
Sakher, Jabriya as Systems Programmer
January 1988 - August 1990
❖ Involved in design and development of various projects such as Word Processors and Video Games for Arab World.
❖ Achieved significant reduction in premature failure of engine fuel pumps of Aero Engine.
Qualifications & Certifications
Computer Science & Business Administration
Minnesota State University
Al Ikhlas Private School
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