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Address: Wilson Ave.
Postal Code: NC R
Mobile Canada: +
I’m now outside Canada; kindly contact me on my Bahraini number.
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.
Manager for Zain Iraq , Zain Jordan,
Paltel freeze now
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.
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’
Introduced a process for
vendors’ selections and assisted in building the networks’ expansion
ZAIN GROUP, Kuwait & Bahrain
Part of Zain group planning
& operations team whose responsibility included the overall responsibility
of planning & operations in all of Zain operations. Major projects
Nigeria Formerly Celtel
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
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.
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.
Worked closely with Zain
Sudan technical and management teams on network quality improvement
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
New sites deployment increased
from to sites per month.
Overall network quality improvements
after addressing new coverage areas and improving the overall network
Increase in the overall revenue.
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.
Integration of Zain and Iraqna
networks in less than six months. One of the fastest integration in
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.
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
FASTLINK Now known as Zain Jordan,
RF Planning & Optimization Manager
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.
written procedures for the engineering team.
Senior RF Planning & Optimization
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
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.