Basic Info

Ahmed Elaraby

More than 15 years

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

PMO Specialist / Project Controls Engineer at Zuhair Fayez Partners

Experience Details

PMO Specialist / Project Controls Engineer

IT/Software Development, Project/Program Management, Quality

Manager

* As PMO Specialist:
- Assessment of the current state of project management through determining gaps and best practices.
- Shared in the following activities:
1. Developing PMO Strategy to ensure that the PMO will satisfy the project management need of the organization.
2. Developing PMO organization, role-based capacity planning and job descriptions.
3. Developing PMO design including processes, policies, procedures and staffing.
4. Developing PMO implementation project plan for the PMO establishment.
5. The training and awareness sessions that took place about the PMO.
6. Coaching new people to make use of templates, checklists, processes, policies, procedures and whole system.
7. Establishing PMO information systems and gathering information to maintain systems.
* As Project Controls Engineer:
- Makes sure that a project is completed on time and within budget and ensures proper completion of a project.
- Must provide management with controlling support for projects.
- Responsible for the project controls activities of planning, scheduling, cost analysis, scope control, tracking, trending and reporting of project performance and status.
- Responsible for schedule updates that facilitate planning and timely execution of projects.
- Assist in the projects' risk assessments.
- Provide recommended corrective and preventive actions when needed.
- Provide creative ability and knowledge in the development of project baseline plans, milestone schedules, work breakdown structures, spend out plans, and critical path method logic networks to integrate and display project activities to establish optimum conditions and effective utilization of resources.
- Develop and submit periodic progress reports and represent the project/program manager in cost and schedule discussions.
- Work with project team to prepare and maintain project trends to predict as possible project forecasts.


Company Details

Zuhair Fayez Partners (multinational)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

Engineering Services, Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

www.zfp.com

Nov 2010 to present (6 years 8 months)
Projects Manager at Sahm Group

Experience Details

Projects Manager

IT/Software Development, Project/Program Management

Manager

Management of 5 large scale projects, 10 medium size and more than 20 small ones.
Applying PMI methodology regarding its different management areas.
Increasing the profitability of 4 projects using System Analysis, Value Analysis and Productivity Analysis.
Using offshore management in managing 3 projects.
Coach, direct and manage project development from beginning to end, integrating different management areas.
Define project objectives that support different business goals in collaboration with different stakeholders.
Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and negotiate with other functional managers and assigns individual responsibilities.
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments during project cycle.
Management of over than 35 team member working in 4 different functional areas or as free lancers.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
Subcontracting companies for the implementation of sub-projects.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Track project milestones and deliverables, and develop and deliver progress reports, requirements documentation, RFPs and proposals.
Proactively manage risks, changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Manage projects’ budget and cash flow.
Negotiating customers regarding unpaid invoices to control cash flow and company's liquidity.
Using CMMI Methodolgy and AGILE software development to improve delivery management and stakeholders' satisfaction in 5 projects.


Company Details

Sahm Group

Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

May 2007 to Oct 2010 (3 years 5 months)
Project Leader at Qutip

Experience Details

Project Leader

IT/Software Development

Manager

Projects' Time Planning and Control.
Projects' quality engineering.
Situational leadership.
Coordinating between real and virtual teams.
Reviewing code of teams.
Identifying technical requirements, process & system design of project.
Performing R&D to identify optimum solutions and tracks.
Preparing documentation & user manuals for user.


Company Details

Qutip

Egypt

N/A

Information Technology Services

N/A

Apr 2005 to Apr 2007 (2 years)
Solution Developer at NT Egypt

Experience Details

Solution Developer

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Analyzes user specifications and requirements.
Creating logical & physical designs for solutions.
Producing Data and Business layer for solutions.
Deriving physical database designs.
Encodes, tests, debugs, and documents programs on moderate projects.
May assist the Sr. Programmer/Analyst on large, complex projects.


Company Details

NT Egypt

Egypt

N/A

Information Technology Services

N/A

Nov 2000 to Apr 2005 (4 years 5 months)

Education

science in Computer Science

Education Details

science

Computer Science, Mathematics

Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
1995 - 2000
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Ahmed Lotfi elsayed

Egypt

1995

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Ahmed Lotfi elsayed
1995

Certifications

PMP
Apr 2009

Certificate details

PMP

Apr 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

MCP
Jan 2001

Certificate details

MCP

Jan 2001

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

PRMG
Jun 2008

Certificate details

PRMG

Jun 2008

N/A

N/A

N/A

American University in Egypt

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

PMP Preparation Course

Jun 2008

Mena Chapter

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Management Diploma

May 2008

AUC

 Management of Project Resources.  Project Budgeting and Financial Controls.  Project Planning & Scheduling.  Projects Bids and Contracts.  Project Feasibility Studies.  Value Engineering.

Training/Course Details

Microsoft Certified Professional

Jan 2001

New Horizon

Implementing & Supporting NT 4.0 Workstation.

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Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

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More than 7 years

Internet

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More than 7 years

Information Technology (IT)

Information Technology (IT)

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More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

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5-7 years

Communication Skills

Communication Skills

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5-7 years

Quality Control

Quality Control

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More than 7 years

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

HTML

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More than 7 years

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5-7 years

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Web Development

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3-5 years

C#

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3-5 years

Software Development

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More than 7 years

SQL

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More than 7 years

Human Resources (HR)

Human Resources (HR)

: Beginner

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5-7 years

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Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

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Analytical, Initiative, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Handles Stress

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