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Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
January 02, 2018

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Kamal Zreid

Independent Business/IT Consultant

at Self Employed

Location: Saudi Arabia with a free movement across GCC countries and ME

Education: Bachelor's degree, CS "Internetworking”

Experience: 15 Years

Contact Details

Name: Kamal Zreid

Cell Phone: +966 50 311 5650

Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Email Address:

Day Landline: +96611 295 40 21


Target Roles

Business Consulting - ICT Consulting, Management and Operations

Career Level: Management

Career Objective: An ICT and business consultant with 15 years of practical and exceptional track record of accomplishments and achievements in the field of business and manufacturing. I see myself can fit in many areas such as planning, operations, project management, BPM and financial analysis and systems implementation.

I think I can add value and create a positive impact to any business which is looking for a dynamic caliber who can shape and contribute effectively in potential plans to achieve organization’ objectives and charting a mutually beneficial growth path.

Notice Period: 1 month minimum

Personal Information

Birth Date: Sept. 21st, 1978

Gender: Male

Nationality: Palestine

Residence Country: Saudi Arabia

Visa Status: Residency Visa (Transferable)

Name in Arabic: كمال زريد

Marital Status: Married

Number of Dependents: 3

Experience (15 Years)

April 2016 - Present

Independent Business/ICT Consultant

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Field: Management Consulting

Job Role: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Design, build and operation ICT departments.

Design the organization structures, governance and operating models and reporting mechanisms.

Lead the day to day operations of ICT Dept.

Provide strong support to the ICT implementations such as ERP planning, BPM and ICT sustainability.

Control ICT transformation initiatives and projects.

Develop, maintain and enhance leadership decision support systems.

Cascade the organization values to teams to keep their momentum and moral.

February 2015 - March 2016

IT Manager (Acting)

at Arabian Pipes Company Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Industrial

Job Role: Management

- Reporting to CEO

-The main contact point for all correspondence related to the project.

-Responsible for end to end management of ERP project and coordination, successful completion of the project on planned time.

-Overseas all aspects of projects, set deadline, assign responsibilities and monitors and summarizes progress of the project.

-Builds and maintain working relationship with team member, vendor, and departments involved in the project.

-Prepare report for management on project status.

-Liaise between the steering committee, project teams and vendor's project manager.

January 2013 - January 2015

IT Manager - ERP Manager - Costing Consultant

at Packaging Products Company Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Industrial

Job Role: Technology/IT

- Reporting to CEO

-Managing New ERP implementation going live on Jan2014

- Attending all technical meetings with all IT providers and finalize all negotiations.

- Putting all the IT plans related to 5 years Investment plan.

- Managing all IT Related Projects and make decisions related to IT.

- Managing and Maintaining the Company's ERP.

- Improve the IT structure and environment in the Company and provide good knowledge transfer to the ERP users.

- In addition to my previous duties related to my earlier position.

March 2011 - December 2012

Costing Consultant - ERP Manager

at Packaging Products Company Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Industrial

Job Role: Management

Key Responsibilities:

• Planning, organizing and evaluating all accounting procedures and policies using implementation of MS Dynamics GP (ERP system) in coordination with concerned departments to ensure transactions are efficient/ effective, accounting is accurate and complete

• Recommending and drafting annual budgets, performing variance analysis and comparing actual results with the defined budgets while ensuring affirmation with business strategies.

• Accountable for achieving financial objectives for inventory, purchase price standards and capital expenditures. Budgeting for and oversaw expenditure towards staffing, raw material purchasing and capital purchases for operations.

• Establishing/enhancing strong systems and processes in line with business needs, facilitating financial analysis and ensuring timely/ accurate reporting to the upper management.

September 2009 - January 2011

Software Implementation Project Manager

at Innokat Saudi Arabia Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Consulting Services

Job Role: Technology/IT

Key Projects to Credit:

• Qanwat

• Packaging Products Company

• Dalmaza Snakes Food Factory

• Alrajhi Investment group

Crafted an impressive growth path rising from the position of Senior ERP Consultant to Project Manager within a short span of time.

Designation Chronology:

• September 2009 - January 2011: Project Manager

• August 2008 - August 2009: Senior ERP Consultant

Key Responsibilities:

• Oversaw all phases of project lifecycle (i.e. conceptualization, development and implementation) in line with organizational policies and procedures.

• Planned, controlled and managed project resources to best meet project objectives and adhere to project scope, time and cost constraints.

• Researched applicable technical logistics for proposed project options, created detailed costing and feasibility reports for submittal to the management.

• Created and maintained detailed project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation for the assigned project.

• Developed, reviewed and presented requisite documents, project capability, best practice, scope definition, proposals, implementation, support services and risk mitigation.

• Coordinated with project manager, technical authority and project team leaders to assure successful execution of the project within the scheduled deadline.

• Developed and maintained systems for tracking project costs and implemented requisite cost control strategies to prevent cost overflows.

• Ensured accurate maintenance of issues log to identify several technical issues/risks involved in the project.

• Regularly kept the upper management abreast of status of assigned projects.

August 2008 - August 2009

Senior ERP Consultant

at Innokat Saudi Arabia Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Consulting Services

Job Role: Technology/IT

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitored adherence to established service standards and conceived/implemented highly-effective application development strategies for major ERP implementation projects of the company.

• Designed, tested and implemented commission and time attendance modules for the assigned projects, fixed system bugs and implemented corrective measures for resolving them.

• Checked quality parameters, identified deviations and recommended improvement measures, tools and enhancements to ascertain standard quality of project deliverables.

• Foresaw infrastructure requirements, advised management regarding IT solutions and ensured smooth operation of ERP system to lead to ongoing operational performance in the organization.

• Implemented and installed Ms-dynamic GP (ERP System) and integrating it with all the departments.

• Organized training for staff and managers to use implemented solutions and ensure strictly adhered to the process.

January 2002 - August 2008

Head of Country IT

at Clariant Masterbatch Saudi Arabia Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production

Job Role: Technology/IT

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead strategic technological planning by prioritizing technology initiatives within the organization and coordinated the evaluation, deployment and management of current/ future technologies.

• Developed and implemented IT policies/ procedures in support of the company’s mission and core objectives.

• Directed and managed assigned projects through all phases of project development life cycle (i.e. conceptualization, development and implementation) in line with organizational policies and procedures.

• Analyzed and improved technology standards across the organization to maintain a technological and competitive edge in the market.

• Build systems capability that reflects the highest state of technical sophistication consistent with the organization’s needs and budget.

Previous Professional Experience:

• July 2001 - August 2001: IT Assistant, Saudi Systems

• October 2000 - March 2001: Lab Supervisor, City University


Bachelor's degree, CS "Internetworking"

at City University

Location: Cairo, Egypt

June 2001

Courses Attended:

• Jan 2011: PMP Training; Riyadh.

• June 2008: ITIL; Riyadh

• May 2003: Finance for Non Financial Managers; Dubai.


IT Infrastructure Development, IT Business Consulting, Disaster Recovery Planning, Software Development

Level: Expert Last Used: 1 month or less

Business Process Analysis, ERP Implementation, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Level: Expert Last Used: 1 month or less

Project Planning, Scheduling, Project Lifecycle Management, Project Coordination

Level: Expert Last Used: 1 month or less

Leadership, Team Management, Motivational Skills, Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Level: Expert Last Used: 1 month or less



Level: Expert Experience: More than 10 years


Level: Expert Experience: More than 10 years


Mohammed Jawad

Job Title: CFO

Company Name: QANAWAT

Phone Number: +966.567788650

Email Address:

Ahmed AL-Nasser

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Company Name: Tasnee

Phone Number: +966.504401592

Email Address:

Ahmed Odeh

Job Title: Quality Assurance and ESHA Manager

Company Name: Clariant Masterbatch Saudi Arabia

Phone Number: +966.504441968

Email Address:

Training and Certifications

PMP Training

Issued in: February 2011

ITIL Foundation V3

Issued in: June 2008

Finance, Accounting And Budgeting for Non Financial Managers

Issued in: May 2003

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