Basic Info

Mohamed El Okda

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Project Manager at Informatique

Experience Details

Project Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik was responsible for project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure. Tawfik work collaboratively with system analyst, development team, and lead architect to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation. Tawfik has to create, manage and track project elements including, but not limited to project schedules, detailed project plans, project scope statements, status reports, risk and issues logs, cost estimates and some resource plans.
Tawfik has Strong ability to identify and develop change strategies, establish cultural change and monitor efficacy of changes, with training in organisational change management approaches, Communicate effectively to deliver change strategies, build relationships.
Tawfik has to tailor project management, development and support processes to meet the needs of individual (new and/or on-going) project.
Tawfik manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within cost parameters. Tawfik communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers as needed in regards to project deliverables. Including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors, make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks, drive key decisions across projects, Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritisation and resource allocation with input from team members, Provide on-going project plan/status reporting for use by account managers, clients and management, Provide input into strategic planning and asset creation processes.


Company Details

Informatique

Doha, Qatar

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

www.informatique-eg.com

Jun 2015 to present (1 year 6 months)
Project Manager at Informatique

Experience Details

Project Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik was responsible for project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure. Tawfik work collaboratively with system analyst, development team, and lead architect to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation. Tawfik has to create, manage and track project elements including, but not limited to project schedules, detailed project plans, project scope statements, status reports, risk and issues logs, cost estimates and some resource plans.
Tawfik has Strong ability to identify and develop change strategies, establish cultural change and monitor efficacy of changes, with training in organisational change management approaches, Communicate effectively to deliver change strategies, build relationships.
Tawfik has to tailor project management, development and support processes to meet the needs of individual (new and/or on-going) project.
Tawfik manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within cost parameters. Tawfik communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers as needed in regards to project deliverables. Including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors, make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks, drive key decisions across projects, Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritisation and resource allocation with input from team members, Provide on-going project plan/status reporting for use by account managers, clients and management, Provide input into strategic planning and asset creation processes.


Company Details

Informatique

Doha, Qatar

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

www.informatique-eg.com

Jun 2015 to present (1 year 6 months)
IT Director at BackComfort Co.

Experience Details

IT Director

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik is responsible for develop an annual business plan and operating budget for the IT department and monitor the implementation of these to ensure that the financial targets are met. In addition, he was putting the strategy for the IT department and the plans for the short terms targets.
Tawfik is responsible for assessing current capabilities within the company and analysis the current business process.
Determine new technologies will be applied to the new systems.
Design backup plans and redundancy.
Design and implement Surveillance camera system to watch all stores and warehouses connected and secure it physically.
Tawfik was responsible for the analysis to restructure the MS RMS and GP to fit with the current needs for Sales and Financial department.


Company Details

BackComfort Co.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

101-500 employees

Health, Wellness and Fitness

www.backcomfort.com.sa

Aug 2014 to Feb 2015 (6 months)
Senior Project Manager at 4G Telecom systems Solutions

Experience Details

Senior Project Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik is responsible for lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure satisfied customers by applying professional principles, practices, and techniques
Tawfik is also responsible for Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives. Plus to track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
Tawfik proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to management.
Tawfik is working collaboratively with development staff and support staff to maintain thorough knowledge of product capabilities. In addition, Tawfik is assessing project issues and identifying solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals.
Tawfik demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and Applies feedback to improve performance. Tawfik monitors own work to ensure quality.
Tawfik synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complement data. Tawfik designs work flows and procedures.
Tawfik is in role to find and work to remove development and project roadblocks motivates the development team and keep them excited to move forward; protects the team from outside distractions.


Company Details

4G Telecom systems Solutions (multinational)

Manama, Bahrain

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

www.4gtss.com

Dec 2012 to Jul 2014 (1 year 7 months)
Senior Project Manager at 4G Telecom systems Solutions

Experience Details

Senior Project Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik is responsible for lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure satisfied customers by applying professional principles, practices, and techniques
Tawfik is also responsible for Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives. Plus to track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
Tawfik proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to management.
Tawfik is working collaboratively with development staff and support staff to maintain thorough knowledge of product capabilities. In addition, Tawfik is assessing project issues and identifying solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals.
Tawfik demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and Applies feedback to improve performance. Tawfik monitors own work to ensure quality.
Tawfik synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complement data. Tawfik designs work flows and procedures.
Tawfik is in role to find and work to remove development and project roadblocks motivates the development team and keep them excited to move forward; protects the team from outside distractions.


Company Details

4G Telecom systems Solutions (multinational)

Manama, Bahrain

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

www.4gtss.com

Dec 2012 to Jul 2014 (1 year 7 months)
IT consultant and e-Justice system and network specialist at Leading Associates

Experience Details

IT consultant and e-Justice system and network specialist

IT/Software Development

Manager

Tawfik was IT consultant and network analyst and has the major role in assess all network implementation projects or programs in the MOC or Justice Institutions environment and integrates them into the action plan, to include personnel staffing requirements in the e-Justice implementation strategy and then propose new network design and specifications to support the future e-Justice system.
Draft the network and hardware requirements, as well as cost estimates for the MOC and all justice institutions.
Tawfik is responsible for oversees surveying of current network situation of MOC and all the Justice Institutions within the scope of the project, Provide inputs to questionnaires to be used in field studies.
Assist the projects’ Tendering Lead in the preparation of technical specifications and evaluation criteria for the tender documents.
Participate in Phase two of the project, Implementation, to assist Leading Associates in independent verification and validation of system contractor’s performance, in particular to review those documents stated below for the Implementation Phase. Ensure quality inputs to project deliverables.


Company Details

Leading Associates (multinational)

Accra, Ghana

N/A

Information Technology Services

www.LeadingAssociates.com

Feb 2012 to Dec 2012 (10 months)
Projects Manager at IT Lands

Experience Details

Projects Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Lead the management and supervision of the implementation network infrastructure Projects. That including Site assessment and evaluation, meeting vendors from different companies, create a technical offer, cost estimate, and supervise implementation of awarded projects. Mr. Tawfik also played a key role in the design and some midsize Information Center’s data center. Search for new technologies, getting some technical marketing plans and start to provide, implement and support these technologies for customers. Tawfik was responsible for create the budget for all these requests and was involved into quotation writing.


Company Details

IT Lands

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

http://www.IT-lands.com

Sep 2011 to May 2012 (8 months)
Network Analyst & IT Consultant at Chemonics

Experience Details

Network Analyst & IT Consultant

IT/Software Development

Manager

Lead the management and supervision of the implementation of the network infrastructure, including the LAN/WAN, Servers, Firewall and Security devices, SAN devices and other peripherals in support of the implementation of the USAID funded Administration of Criminal Justice(AOCJ) automated Case Management System for the targeted offices of Egypt’s Prosecution General’s Offices (PGO) in Cairo and Alexandria. Tawfik as IT consultant for the PGO was the key in developing the network architecture, which was proposed and accepted by USAID, and client’s counterpart for implementation. Successfully oversaw the successful audit by a USAID IRM review of the implemented LAN/WAN network architecture. Tawfik was the key in providing all network and server configuration details and specifications that were eventually procured for the project’s network infrastructure implementation. Mr. Tawfik also played a key role in the design and implement of the PGO’s Prosecution Information Center’s data center. Some of his tasks included the assessment of appropriate electrical voltage per the requirements of current and future equipment usage, weight distribution, and air flow considerations. Tawfik was playing a major rule in analysis and design including getting the data from the counterpart side and data modeling. Tawfik was involved into analyze and define the counterpart requests. Create the budget for all these requests and was involved into RFP’s writing and evaluations (Technically).


Company Details

Chemonics (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Legal Services, Information Technology Services, Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

http://www.chemonics.com/

Jul 2006 to Jul 2011 (5 years)
Network Administrator MMC Project at Booz Allen Hamilton

Experience Details

Network Administrator MMC Project

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

MMC system was deployed to automate 29 military locations in the greater Cairo area as well as locations in Alexandria and other remote sites. It includes Cisco system and Intermec wireless Systems and Compaq with windows 2000 Server systems.

Designed the network topology and infrastructure needed to ensure network efficiency.
Administrated and managed of the Egyptian Army ammunition computer network.
Planed for adding new nodes to the network.
Supervised the configuration and installation of Cisco equipments switches (VLAN Configuration, Routers Configuration).
Followed up with the documentations for the site planning and implementation of the infrastructure and network design.
Installed RF modems and RF systems connected to the WAN.


Company Details

Booz Allen Hamilton (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Information Technology Services

www.bah.com

Jan 2002 to Jan 2006 (4 years)
Technical Manager at StarNet Internet Services

Experience Details

Technical Manager

IT/Software Development

Manager

Managed the Technical aspects and the IT department, that provided optimal and fast performance strategies for all system levels and platforms with the service environment.
Planning for the continuous upgrade of the system in order to keep up with the recent technologies and the market needs.
Contacted IT Supplies maintaining new technology knowledge every day.
Gave the upper management a consultancy about new technology and which can be utilized and affect the total company performance.
Controlled Domain registration and installation
Controlled the routing system and traffic management.
Documentation of all the IT department aspects.


Company Details

StarNet Internet Services

Cair, Egypt

11-50 employees

Internet/E-commerce

www.starnet.com.eg

Dec 1998 to Nov 2001 (2 years 11 months)
System Engineer at Starnet Internet services

Experience Details

System Engineer

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Monitored, installed and maintained Cisco routers or switches. Monitored mail and web server (UNIX). Installed new web pages. Administrated the NT domain. Registered domain names. Activated Leased lines, installed leased line modems with different types.


Company Details

Starnet Internet services

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Internet/E-commerce

Www.starnet.com.eg

Aug 1998 to Dec 1998 (4 months)
Technical Support Manager at Starnet Internet services

Experience Details

Technical Support Manager

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Leaded and managed the customer support department.
Implement methodologies to improve first call resolution Experience of managing a team within a Helpdesk environment.
Train Help desk agents to be fast effective and flexible with all types of customers.
Ensure that the updated technologies are reached to all help desk agents to ensure a complete service support to all types of Customers.


Company Details

Starnet Internet services

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Internet/E-commerce

www.starnet.com.eg

Dec 1997 to Jan 1998 (1 month)
Customer Support Engineer at Starnet Internet services

Experience Details

Customer Support Engineer

IT/Software Development

Entry Level

Received customer calls. Customers visits to solve technical problems. Installed dialup and leased line modems. Trained the customers to use the internet.


Company Details

Starnet Internet services

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Internet/E-commerce

www.starnet.com.eg

Nov 1996 to Dec 1997 (1 year 1 month)
Computer Specialist at Egyptian Youth Hostel Association

Experience Details

Computer Specialist

IT/Software Development

Entry Level

Preparing the network in order to join the IBN "International Booking Network" under the control of IYHF "International Youth Hostel Federation"


Company Details

Egyptian Youth Hostel Association

Cairo, Egypt

51- 100 employees

Travel and Tourism

www.egyptyha.com

Dec 1995 to Nov 1996 (11 months)

Achievements


I managed a team of developers and programmers to implement Number portability gateway for Wataneiya Mobile service providers (currently Ooreedoo) in a 2 month only although this project usually need 6 month of implementation and testing.
Signing the contract with them and Minister of communication in Kuwait pushed the launch of Number portability make that challenge and we could make this great achievement by put a good and tight plan and work in shifts to accomplish the project.


Although that the project was just analysis but we reach a great relation with the Judicial board in Ghana and they asked for a special sessions to introduce the idea and technology we can provide to support the judicial system. Also we could convince them that we must start strong and provide funds to support a huge project to cover all over the country. The start of the project was just to cover 9 sites.


Lead the management and supervision of the implementation of the network infrastructure, and establishment of a computer Data Center that is considered as one of the best in the government sector.


I have a great achievement to reduce the time for network and telecom trouble shooting time to 2 hours. As we have a great challenge in limitation of time to work in army location. By this Achievement our solving problems success rate on time reach about 98.3%



Lead the technical team to work and preserve the good spirit between the Starnet team members. That lead to raise the company reputation. Also Starnet was the lead in the MEA to provide internet via SAT links.
Accordingly startnet sold to Raya telecom which has been eventually Vodafone internet sector.


Education

Master of Business Information Technology in Business Information Technology

Education Details

Master of Business Information Technology

Business Information Technology

Middlesex University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Middlesex University
2003 - 2005
Bcs of management sciences and computer sciences. in Management Science

Education Details

Bcs of management sciences and computer sciences.

Management Science, Computer Sciences

Sadat Academy for Management Sciences. (Faculty of Management), Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Sadat Academy for Management Sciences. (Faculty of Management)
1991 - 1995
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Orman Secondary School

Egypt

1990

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Orman Secondary School
1990

Certifications

ccna
Jun 1998

Certificate details

ccna

Jun 1998

PASS

N/A

N/A

CISCO

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

ICRC “Introduction for Cisco Routers and Configuration”.

Apr 1997

Training Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

ACRC “Advanced Cisco Router Configuration”.

May 1997

Training Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

DCN “Design Cisco Networks”.

May 1997

Training Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Microsoft Windows 2000

May 2003

Training Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Red Hat Linux & Sun Solaris

Sep 2004

Training Center

N/A

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10+ Years Experience With Networking Strong TCP/IP Knowledge4G Telecom Systems Solutions6+ Years Experience As A Windows Systems AdminACRC Advanced Cisco Router Configuration.Ability To Lead Teams EffectivelyAbility To Lead Teams Effectively, Both Through Structured Coaching And Delivering By Example.AgricultureAnalyticalArabicBooz Allen HamiltonBusiness Information TechnologyBusiness-orientedCcnaChemonicsCisco TechnologyCommunication SkillsComputer SciencesComputer SpecialistCustomer Support EngineerDCN Design Cisco Networks.Details-orientedE-commerceEnglishFairnessFarmingFishingGood Knowledge Of IT Best PracticesHealth, Wellness And FitnessICRC Introduction For Cisco Routers And Configuration.ITIT Consultant And E-Justice System And Network SpecialistIT DirectorInformation Systems Technology Management. Working Knowledge In The Application Of Information Systems Into The Business Environment To Ensure ROI For The ClientInformation Systems Technology ManagmentInformation Technology (IT)Information Technology ServicesInternetLeaderLeading AssociatesLegal ServicesManagement ScienceMicrosoft Windows 2000Network Administrator MMC ProjectNetwork Analyst & IT ConsultantOrganizingPMPPlanningProblem SolverProfessionalismProject ManagerProjects ManagerReadingRed Hat Linux & Sun SolarisSenior Project ManagerSoftware DevelopmentSystem EngineerTechnical ManagerTechnical Support ManagerTravel And TourismVisio

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Communication Skills

Communication Skills

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Information Technology (IT)

Information Technology (IT)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Cisco Technology

Cisco Technology

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Visio

Visio

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

PMP

PMP

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

10+ Years experience with Networking – Strong TCP/IP knowledge

10+ Years experience with Networking – Strong TCP/IP knowledge

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Information Systems Technology Managment

Information Systems Technology Managment

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Good knowledge of IT best practices

Good knowledge of IT best practices

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Information Systems Technology Management. Working Knowledge in the application of information systems into the business environment to ensure ROI for the client

Information Systems Technology Management. Working Knowledge in the application of information systems into the business environment to ensure ROI for the client

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

Ability to lead teams effectively, both through structured coaching and delivering by example.

Ability to lead teams effectively, both through structured coaching and delivering by example.

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Ability to lead teams effectively

Ability to lead teams effectively

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

6+ Years experience as a Windows Systems Admin

6+ Years experience as a Windows Systems Admin

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Business-oriented, Problem Solver, Details-oriented

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