Basic Info

Ahmed Taghian

More than 15 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

PMO & OPERATIONS Director at IDRAK - DMG

Experience Details

PMO & OPERATIONS Director

Operations/Management, Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Manager

• Develop complete company Business Management system at all departments.
• Develop Company overview and monitor projects schedules , Cost , quality , contracts and safety within the defined Project Management system. Keeps management advised on project progress, potential issues, obstacles, conflicts or challenges.
• Execute the detail of assigned strategic projects.
• Maintain quality standards throughout projects.
• Provide project management consulting services.
• Identify barriers to project success; negotiates through barriers with major stakeholders to keep progress on track
• Provide support to CEO in the design of long- and short-range business goals and objectives.
• Track project metrics regarding performance of projects, as well as tracking quantitative metrics to ensure that projects met defined operational metrics.
• Gathers lessons learned with Company teams to review project success and areas requiring improvement for future projects and services.
• Manage many complex projects simultaneously in team environment. Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
• Apply defined project controls to identify, communicate, and manage project scope, goals, project plan, and project progress/performance.

• Establish and maintain long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
• Manage staff to assure they are meeting individual/group goals and lead project teams toward identified outcomes.
• Manage Commercials and contracts

• Empower tools for project management. & Conduct periodic project audits to determine the project health by measuring the variance in scope, schedule, cost and quality from the respective baselines.
• Resource usage tracking to ensure optimized usage for resources.


Company Details

IDRAK - DMG

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

N/A

Jun 2012 to present (5 years 2 months)
Project Management , Soft skills Instructor at Various

Experience Details

Project Management , Soft skills Instructor

Education/Teaching

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Deliver project management courses in public, open enrollment programs and at client sites.
• Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for course development or client customized training.
• Apply PM knowledge and skills to address client needs.
• Conduct assessments of project management environments to develop recommendations for increasing PM maturity.
• Participate on engagement teams to deliver consulting services in field of expertise.
• Project Management and Computer Software Instructor this includes intensive Training for major certification PMP, ICDL, etc.
• Develops implements and maintains the training policy, methods and procedures based on knowledge of the effectiveness of particular methodologies such as individual training, group instruction, etc.
Organize and develop training manuals , reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aid and other educational materials.


Company Details

Various

Egypt

N/A

Training and Coaching

N/A

Jan 1996 to present (21 years 7 months)
Regional Planning and projects Manager at DEPA

Experience Details

Regional Planning and projects Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
• Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the projects team.
• Identify and manage projects dependencies and critical path.
• Proactively manage Main changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
 Issue Complete Planning manual to ease project management process.
 Insure that all Activities for Baseline program representing Contract requirements.
 Insure the plan complies with the contractual timeframes and milestone dates.
 Coordinates with Proponents of projects to obtain information required for planning and scheduling project implementation.
 Insure that the Contractual requirements, engineering activities, procurement items, material and equipment deliveries are included in the program.
 Analyze/evaluate project schedule slippage or delays and the consequences thereof.
 Prepare budget briefs and cash flow for all projects.
 Prepares projects status reports and recommends remedial actions on project completion deviating from approved milestone schedule.
 Review actual percentage of completion of projects under execution for use to review payments of contractor’s progress billing.
 Prepares/updates reports related to project milestone events of all projects.
 Oversee resource loading.
 Check the logic flow of the program.
 Regular progress assessment and monitoring on a weekly basis . Review progress results and discuss with Project Manager, Construction Manager, Senior Planner, Commercial Manager and other team members.
 Participate in construction progress meetings of all projects to gather information of actual completion for comparison against approved plan.
 Assist with logic changes; discuss alternative action if required to ensure project objectives.
 Derive and maintain master schedule.
 Overview and assist with variation orders and Engineers instruction.
 Issue & discuss Claims, Time Extension with all its related matters starting from Project Start , procurement , approvals , site problems,… till project close out.


Company Details

DEPA (multinational)

United Arab Emirates

501-1000 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

N/A

Oct 2006 to Jun 2012 (5 years 8 months)
Planning & Follow up Manager - Construction Services Sector + Board member in Development unit at Arab Contractors

Experience Details

Planning & Follow up Manager - Construction Services Sector + Board member in Development unit

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Manager

 Monitor and report project schedule, milestone dates and work execution plans of projects.
 Prepare summary of project schedules for all projects.
 Coordinates with Proponents of projects to obtain information required for planning and scheduling project implementation.
 Develop master schedule of all projects.
 Analyze/evaluate project schedule slippage or delays and the consequences thereof.
 Prepare budget briefs and cash flow for all projects.
 Prepares projects status reports and recommends remedial actions on project completion deviating from approved milestone schedule.
 Review actual percentage of completion of projects under execution for use to review payments of contractor’s progress billing.
 Participate in construction progress meetings of all projects to gather information of actual completion for comparison against approved plan.
 Prepares/updates reports related to project milestone events of all projects.
 Searching for New Foreign Suppliers, with a new Construction Systems & Techniques.
 Coordinate with Foreign Suppliers Worldwide.


Company Details

Arab Contractors

Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

N/A

Mar 1995 to Oct 2006 (11 years 7 months)
Site Engineer at Egyptian contracting company

Experience Details

Site Engineer

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Entry Level

N/A


Company Details

Egyptian contracting company

Egypt

11-50 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

N/A

Aug 1994 to Feb 1995 (6 months)

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Civil engineering

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Civil engineering

Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
1989 - 1994
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

nile secondary school

Egypt

1989

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

nile secondary school
1989

Certifications

PMP
Apr 2008

Certificate details

PMP

Apr 2008

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

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