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Resume for basel K. for Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader / Telecommunications Services in manama, Bahrain

Occupation: Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader Industry: Telecommunications Services
Country: Bahrain City: manama
State: Al Manamah ZIP: 22221

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Address: Wilson Ave.

Apartment no

Kitchener, ON

Postal Code: NC R 

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Dedicated, hard working telecom professional with over nine years of technical and managerial experience in GSM operators’ environments. Experienced in designing, planning, installation, deployment management of G and G radio networks in both MHz and MHz bands. A solid understanding of RF planning and network optimization techniques with a good knowledge of the NSS, Core and transmission components of a mobile network. Able to manage both customers and vendors relations. Selfmotivated, goal oriented, customer focused, business minded, and a good team player. Proven leadership within teams and a fast learner. Fully bilingual in English and Arabic.

A challenging senior role as a senior RF manager or a project manager in a GSM environment.
ZAIN GROUP, Bahrain                       Jan Present

Account Manager for Zain Iraq , Zain Jordan, Paltel freeze now 

  • Tasks:
  • Acting as the main technical manager and owner of the network expansions and optimizations in both countries. This is done in conjunction with both the local marketing and technical teams who determine the initial requirements and other Zain group technical members.
  • Responsible for approving the NSS, Core, Radio and transmission requirements after being evaluated by other Zain group technical members.
  • Accountable for budget allocation required for the network expansion and optimization.
  • Responsible for contract and pricing negotiations with the different vendors to ensure on or below budget spending.
  • Act as the network consultant for the introduction of new technologies and services in the network.
  • Ensure that network KPI and quality targets are aligned with the overall Zain group objectives.
  • Achievements:
  • Assisted in providing solutions to enhance network quality in Zain Iraq. During this time, network quality improved as follows: DCR from .% to %, CSSR from % to %, overall network availability from % to %.
  • Achieved a total savings of $M through the introduction of alternative solutions and vendors’ negotiations.
  • Introduced a process for vendors’ selections and assisted in building the networks’ expansion roadmaps.

    ZAIN GROUP, Kuwait & Bahrain                 May Dec

    Operations Manager

  • Part of Zain group planning & operations team whose responsibility included the overall responsibility of planning & operations in all of Zain operations. Major projects worked on:
  • Zain Nigeria Formerly Celtel
  • Tasks:
  • Supported Celtel Nigeria in the evaluation and analysis of the technical issues to eliminate revenue losses due to mainly bad network quality.
  • Provided plans for quick wins to enhance the network quality in less than two months.
  • Supported the local teams to establish and apply quality and performance reporting processes and procedures.
  • Managed the relation and negotiation with different vendors Ericsson, Motorola, Huawei for new support and service contract agreements.
  • Proposed new structure for the technical department to further improve work processes.
  • Achievements:
  • Achieved slight network improvements after two months Q .
  • Further network improvements in Q . DCR improved by a factor of %. CSR increased by %. Overall network availability improved by %.
  • The above achievements contributed to % of revenue increase within five months.
  • Zain Sudan
  • Tasks:
  • Worked closely with Zain Sudan technical and management teams on network quality improvement plans.
  • Provided rollout plans for quick deployment of G BTS and G Node B sites to increase capacity and relieve congestion in busy areas.
  • Worked with the local marketing teams to address voice and data coverage in new green field areas.
  • Acted as a member of a steering committee that ensures implementation and rollout are on schedule and follows up with both vendors and local teams to address and resolve issues.
  • Achievements:
  • New sites deployment increased from to sites per month.
  • Overall network quality improvements after addressing new coverage areas and improving the overall network quality.
  • Increase in the overall revenue.
  • Zain Iraq:
  • Tasks:
  • Part of a team that was lead the integration of two GSM networks after Zain acquired Iraqna.
  • Acted as the main technical consultant and manager to ensure proper integration plans of the radio network which included voice and data.
  • Lead the daily meetings between Zain Iraq technical teams and the vendors to ensure technical and time plans are met.
  • Participated in network expansion plans, assisted in generating BOQ’s and negotiated SLA contracts
  • Provided input on best implementation practices to meet deadlines.
  • Assisted in the overall network opintimization and improvement plans.
  • Achievements:
  • Integration of Zain and Iraqna networks in less than six months. One of the fastest integration in the world.
  • The above resulted in the increase in the number of subscribers from M to M in one network.
  • Introduced new communication plans to improve work flow between Zain and the technical teams in Iraq.
  • Zain Lebanon:
  • Tasks:
  • Managed the overall technical bid preparation on behalf of Zain to acquire a GSM mobile license in Lebanon. Work included the complete design of the network to cater for capacity growth based on a fiveyear business plan.
  • Conducted a technical due diligence exercise for the two existing mobile operators. This included the evaluation of the existing network and infrastructure.
  • Acted as technical consultant whenever needed.

    FASTLINK Now known as Zain Jordan, Jordan                    Aug Apr

    RF Planning & Optimization Manager years 

  • Responsible for setting and analyzing Key Performance Indicators at all network levels & providing periodic analysis for network performance.
  • Managed a group of engineers and technicians to troubleshoot problems in the radio network.
  • Analyzed outages & implemented solutions to improve service availability.
  • Constantly searched for best BSS database parameters & timers.
  • Performed periodic network evaluation for benchmarking against the competitors’ networks.
  • Analyzed BSS H/W utilization to have efficient equipment deployment.
  • Assisted the marketing team in commercial services evaluation.
  • Predicted traffic trends locally & globally that were used to deploy additional resources before the occurrence of problems.
  • Introduced highstandard written procedures for the engineering team.
  • Senior RF Planning & Optimization Engineer years 

  • Prepared feasibility analysis for new planned sites. Analysis included financial and technical impacts.
  • Prepared Frequency plans for New BTS & Micro sites expansions.
  • Monitored daily statistics that helped us determine new sites requirements to solve coverage and capacity problems. Cell Planning.
  • Performed Sites surveys and cell planning activities.
  • Conducted Drive tests to address difficult coverage and quality issues.
  • Worked on AFP Automatic frequency Planning procedure Using IOS.
  • Worked on GPRS optimization Using TEMS and GPRS time slots plans.
  • Responsibility included determining the best BSS Timers and site database parameters for the network.
  • Worked on improving the voice quality through the improvement of PACE, BER, FER, etc...
  • Prepared the overall GPRS optimization plans to improve throughput.
  • Supervised SFH trials and implemented it in the network.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting network issues such as drop call rate, handover failures, and call setup problems, by means of drive test, call traces, performance management reports and RF loss analysis.
  • Participated in the benchmarking and later implementation of new features on Motorola BSC’s such as frequency hopping, Dynamic SDCCH allocation, Adaptive Handover and Channel allocation algorithms.
  • Constantly worked on eliminating databases inconsistencies, neighbor optimization, and frequency changes to reduce inter and intra systems interference.
  • Trained junior engineers on CTP reports Call Trace Program based on collection measurement reports, IOS reports Intelligent Optimization System – long term call trace program, MapInfo, jyms, MARS Motorola Long Term Statistical Program NHA Network Health Analysis, Net plan Planning tool.

    Bachelor Of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering B.Eng.                                                                           

    University Of Applied Sciences, Amman, Jordan

  • Time management.
  • Meeting management skills.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Project management.
  • Stress management.
  • Supervisor skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Solving conflicts.
  • How to build a team.
  • In building solutions in Vienna conference
  • The rd GSM world Congress in France.
  • TEMS and  Ericsson tools workshop in Dubai
  • October G UMTS workshop with Motorola.
  • June SYS BSS Planning/ by Motorola
  • March. Sys BSS database Motorola/Swindon – England.
  • April. Sys Motorola
  • BSS data base application Motorola/Swindon – England
  • April – Jun UNIX Fundamentals and Administrator /RSS Royal Science Society Amman.
  • October. How to manage a Team
  • December. Supervisor management skills Amman – Jordan
  • Advance Excel by Zain Company Amman – Jordan
  • Negotiation skills Zain Company Amman – Jordan.
  • Training the trainee Zain Company Amman – Jordan.


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