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Business Analyst General Manager

Location:
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted:
June 01, 2024

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Tarek Mahmoud Abbas

It Director

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Cairo, Egypt

Education Helwan University, Faculty of Engineering,

B.Sc. of Electrical Engineering, 1979, General grade "Very Good"

Availability

2 weeks.

Languages:

Arabic (Native)

English (Very Good ).

Summary

Graduated as Electrical Engineer, 1979, and had been since in continuous learning and updating with cutting edge information technologies and industry trends.

Extensive 30 years of experience in bringing cutting-edge technology to corporate clients in Egypt and Gulf. . Proven ability to conduct accurate needs analysis, solve problems, assess technical capabilities, conduct strategic planning, build and motivate teams, and manage projects.

Proficient in a vast array of Hardware platforms, Networks, Operating systems, Databases, Programming Languages, Methodologies, Concepts and Technologies, User Interfaces, Client/Server, Debugging, Reporting, and Optimization.

Experience covers a wide range of governmental areas and a variety of industries including Banking, health care, manufacturing, retail industries and education.

12 years in managerial positions in Saudi Arabia for almost in two of the biggest projects in Youth welfare and Saudi Customs.

Achievements

Solid Experience in implementing ManageEngine Software (Service Disk Management) in big organizations like Suze Canal Bank And Swiss Pharma.

Proven success in Retail Business, Development and deployment of front office and back office for Sainsburry Chain of Supermarkets, Bon Appetit chain of restaurants, Concrete for clothes (over 20 stores and a factory) and Alsawani (over 28 stores and 14 Brands).

Deployed a Hospital Management System in Dar Al Fouad Hospital.

Developed and implemented Custom activities automation in KSA for Saudi Customs along with EDI (Electronic Data Exchange) with DHL in Saudi Area. The system is still working efficiently till now.

Developed National Sports data base in Saudi General Presidency of youth Welfare. The system was successfully implemented in Youth World Cup held in KSA.

Transform MIDAS (Banking applications) for Arab African Bank in Egypt from NCR platform to IBM Cobol/CICS and database platform.

Developed and implemented of Letter of Guarantees and Documentary Credits for Both National Bank of Egypt and Socitee General of Egypt.

Distinguishing skills

Project and people management, full control of budget tracking and cash flow, solid experience in a wide Variety of industry sectors, holistic view of business, successful implementation of many large projects in last 18 years. Qualified and experienced in delivering projects on time and within budget (Over 15 years in managerial positions).

Strong project management experience of the entire project life cycle; from project initiation through to project closure with the ability to run multiple projects

Technological Skills –strong IT background, over 29 years of experience. This helped me in many situations to identify Alternative solutions and communicate risks associated to technology to various stake holders and to route the problems to the right teams for solution and in keeping tasks on time.

Organizational Skills –Organizational policies, procedures & Planning, skilled at analyzing the Scope, Time, cost, quality and risk.

Perfectly skilled communicative in both Arabic and English. Managing projects with different staff nationalities and seeing the project from the client's perspective. Team Building - having a very good experience in Facilitating team meetings, conflict resolution and handling diverse team. Open to all recommendations and opinions of the teams working with me.

Patient and persistent, and having good negotiation skills with team, client and higher managers. Decisive, energetic and do not get lost in details. Confident in building professional and supportive relationship with senior management, Business Users, Sponsors, project team and setting up the governan

Problem solving - Resolves in-depth queries in a methodical manner independently and with internal and external business partners to find appropriate resolutions, efficiencies and high level of quality.

In-depth knowledge of hardware and software applications, with excellent understanding of the full systems development life cycle

Strong business process analysis, system modeling and management gained from the use of Relational Databases with a wide variety of programming languages.

Teaching an d Training

This area includes teaching in the American University in Cairo during the period of 1981-1984. Database, Programming Languages and System Analysis are the main courses covered in that period.

Also, in the same period, teaching in Cairo University, Institute of statistical studies as an instructor of programming languages

Current Employment

Senior Consultant, ESP-Egypt- Egypt

Cairo

Feb. 2020

Esp-Egypt is a Consultancy Company working mainly with IMC in studying and analyzing manufacturing companies needs and defines the prober solutions/ upgrades to enhance the productivity and quality of the products. As a senior consultant in IT, my job is to cover business analysis, process improvements, evaluate existing IT systems and IT infrastructure. My job is a project based not permanent one.

Past Experiences

Technical Director, Vorwaerts - Egypt

Mohandseen., Cairo

Sep. 2009 to Nov. 2019

Vorwaerts is focusing in nontraditional Hardware and Software systems. Leading teams in building software system and support sales team in marketing company's products.

serve and support company's clients

monitor and control the IT budget and expenses

IT Director, Dar Alfouad Hospital (Cairo, Egypt )

Sep. 2007 to July 2009

Dar Alfouad Hospital is one of the most advanced hospital in the Middle East. The hospital is approved from the universal medical council and has a cooperation agreement with Cleveland Hospital. Dar Alfouad started implementing A HRMS system developed by DMS on Sun servers and SQL database.

IT Manager, Concrete (Cairo, Egypt)

Oct. 2006 to Sep. 2007

Concrete is one of the largest garment companies in Egypt, it has a huge factory and over 40 selling branches. Concrete is implementing RetailPro from Island Pacific in all its branches and in commercial dept., meanwhile supported by Microsoft Axapta as a main CRM module which is customized to be integrated with the Retail Package. All other Dept. are using different packages for Accounting, Payroll, Statistics….etc.

General Manager, Panda Computers (Cairo, Egypt )

Mar 2000 to Aug. 2006

During the mentioned period, Panda computers had developed an ordering system for Sainsburrey (British Chain Of Super Markets. System is based on SYBASE database and application is developed using Delphi in a LAN and WAN environment.

Delivery System has also been developed to automate the process of order taking, goods picking, driver assignment and delivery to customers. The system also is implemented using Delphi, accessing Sybase in stores and SQL Anywhere in Wholesale stores.

An archiving system is developed and deployed for SODIC. The system is developed using Oracle Developer2000 and Delphi as programming tools accessing Oracle database. The archiving system had proven a major success and deployed then after in the Egyptian Commercial Bank as well. MS WORD is fully inherited in the system to facilitate the typing and formatting process.

Software Development Manager, Top Information Technology

Cairo, Egypt

Oct. 1998 to Feb. 2000

The main project was the automation of Bon Appetit (an Egyptian chain of restaurants) activities to provide a better control and produce a comprehensive set of reports and statistics to support management decisions. The project was split into two phases; the first was the Back office system in HQ. The Back office system included a general Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Stock Control, Fixed Assets, Sales Analysis, Payroll and Costing. Each module is integrated with other modules.

POS and Home Delivery systems represented the front end systems in restaurants. Both systems were developed in Delphi accessing InterBase.

Another project was for Physicians Syndicate to automate the process of business sharing activities accompanied by a General ledger system.

Project Manager, Saudi Customs

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Feb. 1991 To Sep. 1998

During the mentioned period, I was leading a team of 5 analysts and 12 programmers to automate all customs activities in Sea Ports and Air Ports. System was developed in seaports using Cobol and Natural Languages accessing ADABAS database.

The environment was DEC machines operating VMS and connected to HQ in Riyadh. The Air Ports applications were developed using C language and Btreive as a file manager.

The application aimed to automate and control the import procedures in ports.

Accounting Dept. in each port had a good share in the automation procedure and programs.

The system was connected to both Port Authorities Computer system where available to avoid data mismatching and assure data integrity with port authorities.

Data from different ports was uploaded every night to HQ where an intensive set of reports and statistics were produced for customs Management.

An EDI (Electronic Data Exchange) project was started with both DHL and Banks operating in ports Compounds to electronically exchange data.

Software Development Manager, General Presidency of Youth Welfare

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Oct. 1985 to Jan. 1991

Applications were developed using Cobol/CICS and Adabas/Natural in H.Q. Departments. The main Goal is to build and maintain the National Sports Database in which all data concerning Athletes and competitions are stored. The task was successfully accomplished in time and the authorities were able to maintain Youth football world Cup data and scores in the proper time.

Business applications are also developed for the Presidency Departments such as Accounting System, Letter of Guarantees, Payroll and Stock Control.

Sr. Analyst / Programmer, D.M.S

Cairo, Egypt

May 1984 to Sep.1985

As a member in the team I was sharing in developing Banking Applications for Arab African Bank and Social Insurance general Agency. The development was conducted using Cobol/Cics and DL1 as a database.

Sr. Programmer / Analyst, N.S.G.2

Cairo, Egypt

Jan 1981 to APR. 1984

N.S.G.2 was a joint venture company between National Bank of Egypt and Socitee General Group of France. It was a software house specialized in developing Banking applications. During the mentioned period I had shared in developing The Documentary Credit and Letter of Guarantee system for the National bank of Egypt and also the Islamic Banking application for Faisal Bank.

Programmer, Informatic for Systems

Cairo, Egypt

Nov. 1979 to Jan. 1981

Informatic was HP agent in Egypt. A statistical system was developed for the General Agency for statistics using Image as a database and Cobol and Transact as programming Languages.

Another system was developed for the Egyptian Company for Chemicals. It included, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing and Job Costing.



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