Sign in

Project Manager

Dallas, Texas, United States
January 25, 2018

Contact this candidate


Jamal M. Abu Anbar

Project Manager


*** ******** **.

Murphy, TX 75094


7+ years supporting large scale IT programs and projects as a core PMO member and a Project Manager. Setting business strategic drivers, selecting and prioritizing projects and balancing and managing multiple projects.

PMO team member contributing to the PMO standards, guidelines, Processes and Procedures for the IT department.

Project Manager with exceptional record of delivering cost effective, high performance solutions to meet challenging business demands. Managed IT vendors as a single point of contact to ensure that the vendor partner is delivering the desirable client contractual outcomes.


Masters of Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX

BS, Electronics Engineering Technology, Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO

Certification & Membership

PMI PMP Certified, PMI member

Scrum Alliance ScrumMaster, Scrum Alliance member

George Washington University Master certificate in Business Analysis


ITIL, PMP, TOGAF, Contract Administration, ScrumMaster and Agile

Areas of Expertise / skills

Experience facilitating project meetings, tracking resource allocation, analysing project costs

Managed Logistics, HSE and BI programs

Implementing enterprise-scale software solutions.

Demonstrated project leadership skills, with direct responsibility for managing project teams, budget and schedule

Demonstrated project management skills with teams of up to 10+ people

Demonstrated history of delivering high quality results on schedule and within budget

Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written.

Ability to weigh business and technical requirements to produce project plans and estimates

External consulting experience

Ability to lead both small and enterprise-wide engagements, facilitate meetings, mentoring teams of junior team members and effectively managing client escalations

Manage and communicate with remote developers during non-traditional business hours

Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, high energy, team-oriented environment.

Ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure

Understanding of project management methodologies; Waterfall and Agile implementing SDLC

Ability to accurately review and complete detail oriented information and projects

Strong planning and organizational skills

Team Collaboration, Coaching, & Motivation

Self-starter with the ability to work effectively as part of a team, and on independent basis

Risk Management, Risk Mitigation, Budget Management & Cost Containment

Business Analyst skills

Act as key liaison with business owners, stakeholders, and development teams to gather, analyze, and translate business and technical requirements into scalable solutions.

Understands the business implications of technical solutions as well as the effect on customers.

Properly document solutions, using various tools, to clearly communicate requirements, roles, and responsibilities to business and technical users.

Professional Experience

Transition back to USA (relocation), Training March 2017 – Present

Relocate my Family to Texas as I came back from an international mission

Attended training on Salesforce CRM platform

Refreshed on

oPMI-PMBOK, Certified PMP

oIIBA Business Analyst Guidelines

Training and acquired certification for Scrum Master

ADNOC-OFFSHORE/ExxonMobil Abu- Dhabi- UAE

Project Manager Jan 2012 – Dec 2016

Managed IT projects from inception to closing stage using PMI methodologies Developed.

Major Managed IT Projects:

CITs Personal Tracking Project: RFID based solution targeting the tracking of all personal entering and exiting from highly volatile H2S plant. Project involved civil works, IT application customization, installation with successful product release and project closing.

Oracle OPM Project: for General Services team handling accommodation contracts and maintenance works

COTs HSE Management System Project: COTs solution to meet HSE four modules requirements,

IT Planning solution Project: successful implementation of IT Planning solution, which included gathering IT requirements (Applications, HW, SW, Application enhancements etc..) from all departments

COTs ePTW: ExxonMobil electronic Permit to Work Product evaluation and recommendation, Infrastructure evaluation and installation of Network cables and servers for Offshore location.

Business Intelligence Application Evaluation: Mock-up for HR dashboards and Qlik View capabilities.

Project teams included security, system, database, IT infrastructure and networks team members.

PM phases Role summary:

Initiating a Project: Project aligned with organizational objectives and customer needs; Preliminary scope statement includes stakeholder needs and expectations; Project Budget is arrived; High-level risks, assumptions and constraints are understood; Stakeholders identified, and their needs understood; Initial schedule for the project is prepared

Establish Relationship with Client stakeholders; Project repository established, and Logistics plan is prepared

Planning a Project: Project scope agreed; Project schedule elaborated and approved; Cost budget approved

Project team identified with roles and responsibilities agreed; Communications activities agreed; Quality management process established; Risk response plan approved; Integrated change control process defined; Procurement plan approved; Project plan approved; Logistics plan elaborated

Executing a Project: Project scope achieved; Project stakeholders’ expectations managed; Human resources managed Quality managed against plan; Material resources managed; Enhance relationship with Client stakeholders Project costs are updated; Updates to project repository managed

Monitoring & Controlling a Project: Schedule is monitored and controlled; Project tracked, and status communicated to stakeholders; Project change is managed; Quality is monitored and controlled; Risk is monitored, and controlled Project team is managed; Contracts administered; Leverage relationship with Client stakeholders; Project logistics are controlled

Closing a Project: Project outcomes accepted; Project resources released; Stakeholder perceptions measured and analysed; Project repository is closed; Project facility is shutdown; Project formally closed

ADNOC-OFFSHORE/ExxonMobil Abu- Dhabi- UAE

Senior Commercial Analyst Apr 2010 – Dec 2011

Managed Multiple Projects for E-Procurement IT applications for automating commercial activities including Bidding and Procurement Processes.

Improved business practices related to ZADCO procurement activities through development and refinement of commercial Business processes/procedures, contract conditions, business concepts and other measures to enhance performance and cost effectiveness.

Lead workshops focusing on Commercial Development plan covering all Commercial Business process improvement plans, including systems, people and process

ADNOC-OFFSHORE/ExxonMobil Abu- Dhabi- UAE

Senior Performance Analyst/Planning Analyst Jan 2007 – Mar 2010

Conducted analysis on corporate performance and produced corporate reports for distribution to Shareholders and COMPANY Senior Management Team.

Integrated input from various company divisions on the implementation of initiatives, systems and schemes supporting different levels of performance contracts contributing to the Master Performance Contract committed to ZADCO’s Shareholders.

ADNOC-OFFSHORE/ExxonMobil Abu- Dhabi- UAE

Pre-Qualification Engineer Apr 2006 – Dec 2006

Pre-Qualified reliable contractors and suppliers which met ZADCO requirements for its projects, operations and maintenance. Pre-Qualification is based on Contractors and Service providers’ financial status, Technical capabilities, Quality Assurance and HSE Systems.

Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX

Product and Test Engineer Nov 1996 – Jan 2006

Support the development and manufacturing of Silicon USB products, while coordinating new product development from initial design phase to full production release (RTP),

Developed production and characterization test specifications

Design, Debug and correlate test hardware and software

Designed interface and measurement circuits to make tester capabilities compatible with product definition

Measured various device parameters on the ATE

Analyse measurement results and correlate to simulation results and measurement results from different setups

Ran different qualification tests

Provided product development support, which involves interfacing with design, test Engineer (Site), quality engineering, marketing, and other groups

Worked on cost reduction and yield enhancement projects, VSERIES, LTX to VLCT conversions on probe.

Partnered with Design and Manufacturing Engineering teams to develop the most robust test solution for mass production, Qualification and Reliability activities

Contact this candidate