Basic Info

Mohamed Youssef

14 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Quality Manager at Z2Data

Experience Details

Quality Manager

Operations/Management, Accounting/Finance, Quality

Manager

- Highlighted on issuers and problems appearing in internal audit and liaising with managerial staff and presenting findings and recommendations.
- Create reports with concise summary of results and clearly identified recommendation actions.
- Following upon the corrective action and mitigation activity.
- Determine audit scope and identify risks and implications; develop audit programs, oversee the conduct of the audit and preparation of audit and supporting documentation according to a risk-based approach.
- Recognize opportunities for process improvement including value added and non-value added steps
- Create process maps
- Identify possible problem areas and define root cause
- Aware of business statistical tools (control charts , capability analysis , regression , correlation


Company Details

Z2Data

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services, Business Services - Other, Capital Markets

N/A

Jan 2016 to present (11 months)
Director of Project Management Office (PMO) at Crystal Minds

Experience Details

Director of Project Management Office (PMO)

Operations/Management, Sales/Retail, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Manager

• Oversees a team of Project Manager/Estimators and ensures project deliverable consistent with company standards and strategy
• Overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects, commitments and goals
• Selects, orients, directs, motivates, trains and retains staff capable of meeting current and projected Company goals and human resources needs; makes recommendations and/or decisions on various personnel matters such as salaries, performance reviews and terminations
• Prepare estimates for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
• Lead the planning and implementation of project
• Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverable
• Define project tasks and resource requirements
• Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates
• Assemble and coordinate project staff
• Monitors productivity and cost and recommends changes in order to mitigate problems and maintain maximum labor, productivity and cost effectiveness.
• Reports project status to ensure profitability goals and management of cash/cost/billing
• Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
• Project evaluations and assessment of results.


Company Details

Crystal Minds

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services, Internet/E-commerce, Consumer Services

www.crystal-minds.com

Oct 2013 to Jan 2016 (2 years 3 months)
Senior Localization Project Manager at Bayantech

Experience Details

Senior Localization Project Manager

Operations/Management, Marketing/PR/Advertising , Sales/Retail

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Manage localization projects and assist in planning new launches by creating localization kits, assessing timelines for content releases, and monitoring for cultural or technical snafus. Work with teams at home and abroad to tackle each phase of localization, including translation, recording, integration and QA. Help select high-quality localization vendors and oversee their budgets. Keep rigorous tabs on audio clips, voice overs, text, and any other localization assets. Oversee global localization processes and tools and suggest iteration paths to keep them running at max efficiency


Company Details

Bayantech

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Translation and Localization

www.bayan-tech.com

Feb 2012 to Sep 2013 (1 year 7 months)
Content/Translation Project Manager at SEAtongue Localize Inc

Experience Details

Content/Translation Project Manager

Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Prepare the project plan for the localization of clients' products that includes schedules and plans for software localization, on-line Help, and QA
•Create, monitor and execute the localization schedule. Identify and minimize risks in the localization process
•Ensure that files are prepped for localization, including preparing word counts and files for subcontractors
•Review, prioritize, and track progress of bugs that affect localized product content relevancy, quality, and functionality as product management, marketing, engineering and QA teams to facilitate communication of the localization requirements and resolve issues quickly
•Monitor testing of localized products throughout development and integration to ensure quality goals are met
•Proactively review product requirement documents to ensure localization and internationalization requirements are taken into account
•Develop and implement processes to increase efficiency and decrease cost and time to market for the localized versions
•Open purchase requisitions, track purchase orders and approve invoices for external localization vendors
•Develop relationships with subcontractors and manage logistics of translation
•Building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with clients
•Working closely with Sales Reps to maximize revenue opportunities
•Mentor over 3 Project Managers and provide projects supervision


Company Details

SEAtongue Localize Inc (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Translation and Localization

http://www.seatongue.com

Jan 2005 to Jan 2012 (7 years)
System Administrator at FG Localize Inc

Experience Details

System Administrator

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Plan, execute, monitor, coordinate, and implement network infrastructure, and security measures in order to protect data
•Implement, administer, configure, fine tune, troubleshoot, and Support Desktop's Microsoft based Operating Systems and its related applications
•Handle software and hardware troubleshooting incidents related to PCs, Video Conferencing, networks and windows 2000/2003 servers
•Create server and network configuration documents according to the IT process of accessing and gathering data to improve IT efficiencies to make the most effective use of scarce time and resources
•Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configuration plans
•Oversee company email system and content on company-owned websites
•Adobe Creative Suite, installing, diagnosing, maintaining and upgrading versions
•Create documentation of procedures, tip sheets, training … etc as needed to provide efficient communication between helpdesk team and end users


Company Details

FG Localize Inc (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Translation and Localization

www.future-group.com

Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 (2 years)

Achievements


Senior Manager with in-depth experience in International Project Management, Business Development and Marketing, International Product and global launches, Global Teams Management, Intercultural Awareness Training, Outsourcing Strategies & Management, Risk Management, Financial Budgeting /Control, P&L Management and other Financial Reports. Results-driven, meticulous and organized with strong analytical and strategic capabilities. Profound skills in business planning, monitoring, and effective communication in both English and Arabic.


Achieves marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.


Reduced clients' and internal teams' negative feedbacks on Project Management by 75%, the percentage of "Shifted delivery dates" by 60%, and increased the prcentage of “jobs delivered on time” from 90% to 96%, clients' negative feedbacks on quality were reduced by 65% in 12 months, through my interpersonal skills, length of service, personal presentation and my understanding of the personalities, preferences and expectations of customers


• Reduced IT employee turnover by 20% and significantly increased productivity by introducing a performance management system that recognized contribution, challenged staff to accept responsibility and empowered them to make decisions

• Increased customer satisfaction level from 60% to 98%, by hiring helpdesk team with the skills and knowledge


Fulbright Scholar to study IT & Database for one year at Champaign, IL, USA – (August 2008 – August 2009)

Education

Master's Degree in Applied Statistics and Econometric Science

Education Details

Master's Degree

Applied Statistics and Econometric Science

Cairo University, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Applied Statistics and Mathematical Science.

Postgraduate diploma in Applied Statistics and Econometric Science from the Institute of Statistical Studies and Research. (ISSR) - Giza, Egypt

Cairo University
2009 - 2011
Vocational in Computer Science

Education Details

Vocational

Computer Science

Parkland College, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Enrolled in graduate studies in department of Applied Statistics and Mathematical Science.

Fulbright

Parkland College
2008 - 2009
Technical Diploma in Information Technology

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Information Technology

Raya Academy, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

Ministry o

Raya Academy
2002 - 2003
BSc in Statistics in Statistics & Commerce

Education Details

BSc in Statistics

Statistics & Commerce

Mansoura University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Statistics, Grade 78%

Obtained BSc in Statistics

Mansoura University
1998 - 2002
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

El Malek EL Kamel High School

Egypt

1998

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

El Malek EL Kamel High School
1998

Certifications

MCSE
Jul 2003

Certificate details

MCSE

Jul 2003

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

MCDBA
Jul 2003

Certificate details

MCDBA

Jul 2003

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

ICDL certified
May 2007

Certificate details

ICDL certified

May 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science & Technology

N/A

Certificate details

Diploma in Marketing

Apr 2014

Completed

N/A

N/A

Regional IT institute (RITI)

Successfully completed the Art of Marketing Professional Diploma.

Certificate details

Diploma in Business Administration

Apr 2014

Completed

N/A

N/A

Regional IT institute (RITI)

Successfully completed (RAMP) program consists of 8 modules: Marketing, Sales Process, Business in Global Context, Business Strategy, Finance, Business Planning, Creative Thinking & Problem Solving.

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

- Contemporary Human Resources Management

Feb 2010

Cairo University

N/A

Training/Course Details

- Internal Auditors ISO 9001:2000 training course

Aug 2006

SGS SSC EGYPT

N/A

Training/Course Details

Business Management & Administration

Apr 2014

Regional IT institute (RITI)

The program consists of 8 modules: Marketing, Mastering the Sales Process, Business in Global Context, Business Strategy for Leaders, Managerial Finance, Business Planning, Creative Thinking & Effective Problem Solving, and Developing the Leader Within.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

- Contemporary Human Resources Management- Internal Auditors ISO 9001:2000 Training CourseAccountingAccounting And Auditing ServicesAnalyticalApplied Statistics And Econometric ScienceArabicBusiness DevelopmentBusiness In Global ContextBusiness Management & AdministrationBusiness PlanningBusiness Services - OtherBusiness-orientedCapital MarketsComputer ScienceConsumer ServicesContent/Translation Project ManagerCustomer-orientedDatabaseDiploma In Business AdministrationDiploma In MarketingDirector Of Project Management Office (PMO)E-commerceEnglishFG Localize IncFinanceICDL CertifiedITInformation TechnologyInformation Technology ServicesInsuranceInternetLocalization ToolsMCDBAMCSEManagementMarketingMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft Office ApplicationsMicrosoft OutlookMinitabOperationsPeopleProfessionalismProgram ManagementProjectProject ManagementQuality AssuranceQuality ControlQuality ManagerRetailSEAtongue Localize IncSPSSSQLSalesSenior Localization Project ManagerSoftware DevelopmentSportsStatistics & CommerceSupportiveSystem AdministratorTeam PlayerTechnologiesTranslation And LocalizationTraveling And SightseeingVolunteering

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office applications

Microsoft Office applications

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

localization tools

localization tools

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Internet

Internet

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SQL

SQL

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

SPSS

SPSS

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Database

Database

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Minitab

Minitab

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Project Management

Project Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Sales

Sales

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Operations

Operations

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Marketing

Marketing

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Business in Global Context

Business in Global Context

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Business Planning

Business Planning

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Business-oriented, Customer-oriented, Team Player, Supportive

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