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Resume for Ashraf A. for Executive Manager / Telecommunications Services in Khartoum, Sudan




Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Telecommunications Services
Country: Sudan City: Khartoum
State: Al Khartum ZIP: 11111



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ASHRAF M. A., PMP ITIL

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Khartoum, Sudan  
 

SENIOR IT MANAGER / DIRECTOR SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER 

Senior IT Executive and Project Management Professional PMP with years experience in leading growth, transformation, development and change in multinational technology corporations. Proven ability to provide advanced business and technical savvy combined with excellent communication skills and the technical knowledge necessary to guide growing companies toward the successful attainment of corporate goals and revenue objectives 

Core Competencies

Innovation Demand Management Concept Lifecycle Management Program & Project Management

Business Continuity & Security Management Risk Management Complex Problem Solving Continuous Improvement Change Leadership Budgeting & Scheduling Process Improvements Product & Application Development Team Building & Empowerment Sales & Marketing Support Strategic thinking 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

BRILLIANT SOLUTIONS, INC., Khartoum, Sudan – Present

A growing telecom services company that provides GSM network implementation projects and VAS services for telecom operators Zain, MTN, Ericsson, Huawei, with broad IT infrastructure implementation & Application Software Solutions. 

Director, Applications & Mobility Division

Research, evaluate, create, and lead development of market solutions to build software business pipeline. Direct all aspects of software implementations lifecycle SDLC of enterprise resource planning ERP, GIS, Accounting, HealthCare HIS, GSM/SMS and customer relationship management CRM, and mobile applications. Contact, negotiate, and prepare sales writeups with vendors. Play key role in driving ongoing sales, directing sales team to drive customer touchpoints including RFP/RFI presentations, and CxO level meetings. Partner with business development on determining market needs and best customer approach. Define inside development and staffing needs. Meet with company management to develop software plans and optimal marketing strategies. Design and develop processes for internal and external business.  

Current Projects: Program Director/Ambassador for

  • Launching of Microworld eScan security technology in the region
  • ArcGIS implementation on desktop and Android phones
  • Launching Sudan Android Market SAM
  • Productizing Website mobifications JQuery, PhoneGap, HTML
  • Launching Blackberry Desktop Addin MagicBerry
  • Research SAP Core Banking business case and benefits realization
  • Healthcare HIS sales/implementation ambassador
  • Implementation and adoption of new Accounting System
  • many Android apps
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    Highlights & Achievements:

  • Tripled application pipeline offerings from to app/mobile/web products in only months, driving teams to achieve topoftheline innovation in fastpaced environment.
  • Improved web services and software offering to acquire more than % corporate customers
  • Participated with management on cutting % of operational costs, leveraging Project Management and Six Sigma standards to devise and implement highimpact cost reduction technique.
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    PATH SOLUTIONS, ASL, Sudan

    Global Kuwaiti software firm providing Islamic financial and core banking solutions, won “Best Banking Technology Provider” award for consecutive years. 

    Senior Project Manager & Country Manager – Sudan

    Coordinated and led local support team implementing projects and supporting major banks. Managed and local support resources jobs for all clients. Partnered with sales on capturing new leads. Monitored and supervised the service level agreements SLAs with clients. Consulted with customers on their business continuity and operation. Directed the software technical and functional operations with regards to bugs, central bank reports, modifications, and enhancements according to banks’ processes. Facilitated resolution of any problems or bugs with external development centre. Liaised with global support on issues and modifications. Chaired weekly meetings with account managers and senior staff. Reported projects’ status to Project Management Office PMO. 

    Highlights & Achievements:

  • Built strong, successful, and longterm partnerships, seamlessly leading deployments, optimising implementations and integrations, and expertly managing all technical aspects of projects.
  • Achieved successful implementation of rigorous ATM project needed urgently within days for Abu Dhabi National Bank in Sudan, leveraging resources from another project to mitigate short timeline.
  • Improved business support, effectively persuading senior management to increase number of local support heads by %.
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    GREATER NILE PETROLEUM OPERATING COMPANY, Khartoum, Sudan  

    Senior IT Planning & Project Manager / IT Facilities Management Executive

    Evaluated and researched feasibility of new projects with internal and external stakeholders. Managed projects spanning from months to years with $M budget; focused on information and communication technology for upstream and downstream oil infrastructure. Served as ICT focal point monitoring and controlling project plans, budgets, scopes, quality, and deliverables. Coordinated with ICT and operation units on change, configuration model, risk analysis, and mitigation procedures. Partnered with IT units on defining best technology practices and procedures. Planned, developed, and implemented IT policies and procedures with sections management. Managed contracts and vendors on services and SLA. Prepared and presented annual projects and field budgets. Recommended new initiatives for operational improvements and cost reductions. Managed and controlled numerous complex strategic projects such as VOIP, Security Infrastructure Juniper/Cisco, VSAT, Oracle ERP, and Document Management System.  
     

    Highlights & Achievements:

  • Slashed monthly telephone bill from $K to $K, championing VOIP project; awarded “Best Initiative,” and led to IT being selected as “Department of the Year.”
  • Optimised IT project processes using Project Management Institute PMI standards and best practices, conducting complete redesign; awarded “Outstanding IT Employee” in .
  • Lowered paperwork and process time by %, devising, planning, and overseeing IT policies and procedures project, “Strategic Project .”
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    EDUCATION 

    MS in Electronics Engineering, Sudan University of Science & Technology, Khartoum, Sudan

    Network Consultant Diploma, International Consortium of Technology Professionals, Anaheim, USA

    BS in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Al Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt  
     

    CERTIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

    Project Management Professional PMP Information Technology Infrastructure Library ITIL

    CCNA Linux LPI Lean Six Sigma Business Analysis 
     

    TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES 

    Hardware: Servers, Storage SAN, RAID, UTM, IDP, Switches, Routers, Firewall

    Software: Oracle ERP, MySQL, SAP, Office, Core Banking, MS Project, MS Servers, Exchange, Linux

    Languages: C, Java, Eclipse, Android, Blackberry, PHP, HTML, .NET, Shell Scripting, JS

    Network: IP, VOIP, GSM/UMTS, Wireless, VSAT


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