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Telecom Project Management - Operation & Maintennace

United States
October 04, 2016

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Vesta Honary

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Result oriented, hands-on project manager with 8+ years of proven track record. Innovative and resourceful leader with “nothing is impossible” attitude. Skilled in building and leading technical teams and consistent on-time delivery.


Product Management Intern

Digital Room Inc. (DRI)

June 2015 – Present

Agile Product Manager for Design Crowd and Digital Room Inc. cross- platform integration.

Identified project goals, defined product roadmap and prioritized execution plan.

Operations Director

MobinNet Telecom Company (MTC)

Sep 2011 - Jul 2014

Insourced the end-to-end Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of MTC broadband network by defining “Operation & Maintenance Build Operate” strategic project; designed and implemented eTOM/ITIL compliant O&M processes and built a team of 100+ technical experts and engineers saving more than 66% of OPEX annually.

Delivered 23% improvement on Service Level Agreement (SLA) and 10% improvement in nearly all network Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in Core, VAS, and Access networks.

Prepared RFPs, negotiated, selected, monitored and managed 15 contractors and 3 vendors.

Held an annual budget responsibility of €22 million.

Program Manager


Feb 2010 – June 2011

Successfully implemented a turnaround strategy to win back the customer by defining and implementing customer communication plan and aligning cross-functional project managers to ensure equipment delivered and committed dates met; resulting in 34% increase in customer satisfaction index in the first 3 months.

Doubled production rate by building high performance local teams, achieved 88% delivery against build plan.

Held budget responsibility of €15 million.

Project Manager


Jan 2006 – Jan 2010

Quick promotions through the ranks to Project Manager; leading a team of 120 engineers and more than 50 subcontractors to become number one vendor in MTN network rollout.

Increased production rate by 100% from 37 to 75 sites on-air per month by extensive risk management, re-zoning project regions, optimizing project supply chain processes, reorganizing project organization and removing dysfunctional layers.

Achieved best performance in MTN group’s history by delivering 113 sites on-air in Aug 2009.

Held budget responsibility of €100 million.


2009 - Awarded for best Nokia Global Service Team performance. Personal commendation call from Nokia CEO, Rajeev Suri, for the most significant customer win-back in the MEA region.

2016 - Awarded as outstanding graduate student for academic achievements in CSULA 55th and 54th annual Honors Convocation.

Education & Certification:

M.Sc. in Information Systems (MSIS), GPA 3.94, CSULA, Mar 2016

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Ferdowsi University, Feb 2006

PMP Certification, Project Management Institute, License #: 1655651

Highly Skilled in:

Network Operation & Maintenance (O&M)

Delivering Large Scale/Complex Projects

Telecom Network Rollout

Building High Performance Teams


Project Implementation

MS Project

Power Point

Excel Expert



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