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Telecom Project Manager

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
July 26, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae / SR. Telecom Engineer

Rauf Ahmed Mohsen Taleb

SR Telecom Engineer



Profile Summary:

Bachelor Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering.10+ years of professional experience in Telecom networks planning, design and survey& Manage of Projects such as STC NLR (Network Link Resilience), ( STC Copper migration deployment Project), Design and build all Type of Models using Telcordia® Network Engineer / Ericsson tool ( Model Builder Application) For a large number of manufacturers such as (HUAWEI, Ericsson, NSN, ALU, RF-Design, Cisco, Avaya, Coriant, Juniper, LG, RFS, ACES

& ZAM ..etc. ), Manage Vendors and Contractors and implementation of OSP (Outside Plant)infrastructure Network of Metro Projects(Civil and Direct buried)Construction such like HSUPA, Metro Connectivity, B- ICON& BACHHOULE as part of FTTX .held order, key count, relocations, lead work, supervise the operation of the QA/QC.

Good Knowledge in preparing of Fundamental Planning (FP) &FTTH Design Procedures. Good Knowledge in preparing (RFI, RFP, and RFQ) for a prequalification or reevaluations. Good Knowledge in preparing (IFB) Invitation for Bids for contracts. Good Knowledge in Telecom network architecture both Fixed and mobile such as MSAN, VDSL, FTTM (MDU), Transmission, 2G, 3G, 4G, and WiMAX.

Experienced in planning/design tools such as Primavera p6, Telcordia Network Engineering, Model Builder Application, AutoCAD, MS Project, and Visio and Mop documentation, DBOQ, UPL, ASBUILT, PAT Stages, AND Billing stages. Experienced on Mobily Services System using (Oracle Applications). Very good experience in Project coordination, Control, Estimation, costing, scheduling team leading, customer interfacing.

Good skills in business communication, technical reading, understanding of new technologies in the telecom field.

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Professional Experiences:

Company: BTC Networks - Baud Telecom Company (Under STC Management). Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Riyadh (STC Mursalat HQ) Position: SR ENGR in Design (Model Builder Application). I. Job Responsibilities: I Create, build & develop all STC ISP Telecom/IT Model Products Using Telcordia Network Engineer/Ericsson Model Builder Application.

• Such as Structure, Structure Unit, Equipment, Chassis, Plugins, Slots, Ports with configurations, and other associated items.

• By Studying and reviewing all details in the technical manual.

• To be easily used (Models) by to their end-users.

• Ensure the quality of Model Builder as per STC requirements.

• Monitor & keep track of the performance of Progress.

• Generated reference data in Model Builder Which can be placed on a map using the Network Engineer Model Selector tool.

• Create compound models with graphics used to represent their appearance.

• Rename or modify sample models to meet STC needs.

• Validate models to ensure they can be used in Network Engineer. Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Riyadh

Position: SR ENGR for STC Copper migration deployment Project. II. Job Responsibilities: SR Design/Test ENGR.

• Support STC in the Copper migration Project.

• Making sure that the Quality of Delivered Products as per Agreed.

• QC all Delivered Products.

• Test All Delivered Products.

• Performing spatial analyses and creating information products from the MB and related software and subsystems.

• A full authority to Upload and updating the related codes of acceptable products to STC MB

• Coordinating MB activities with programmers and technicians.

• Organize and lead project meetings.

• Prepare progress reports as agreed with the client.

• Consulting users to identify new data/software requirements. Curriculum Vitae / SR. Telecom Engineer

Position: Project Manager for NLR Network Link Resilience Project. III. Job Responsibilities: Project Manager.

• As PM for NLR Project, I was representing the STC NSS Department.

• So that we had a full authority to manage Most of STC Departments (O&M, NP, ND, NI), Vendors, Contractors.

• Support STC to enhance Network Link Resilience for STC Fiber Network Rings/Links/Data.

• Ensure use and update all systems involved in the End-to-End Process effectively with Fiber Network data and updates.

• Ensure use and update Network Engineer Tool as Physical Resource System for STC Fiber Network End-to-End

• Manage Vendors and Contractors daily under the direction of NSS STC Higher management

• Assist with the overall implementation of project tasks and work activities as required by the Project.

• Coordinate with Network Design, Vendors, and other involved groups to ensure all relevant documents are available.

• Coordinating with corporate departments, i.e. O&M, NP, ND, NI, and Districts, to troubleshoot issues.

• Arrange weekly meetings with all Stakeholders.

• Discussing the stages of the project, its completion rate, and the problems it faces.

• Provide facilities, permits, and solutions.

• Prepare minutes of meeting ( MoM)

• Provides weekly reports on the status of the current project to higher management.

• Conducts reports on schedule and quality control as established.

• Arrange with all concerned Departments inside STC to survey field.

• Provide all required permissions to perform a survey.

• Study and analyze the survey result and check No traffic interruption or cut in service.

• Study Physical Route Diversity for each Link/Ring Upon receipt from the Contractor.

• Identify Risk Areas Geographically.

• Ensure Label All FOC’s inside MH/HH’s with STC format and label FOC’s, ODF’s and Patch Cords inside STC sites.

• Approve or reject surveys based on test reports from the contractor and STC concerned departments.

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Company: Al Hijaz Trading & Contracting Est. (HTCE) (Contractor for Mobily& STC) Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Riyadh

Position: Projects Manager Telecom Infrastructure for (OSP) / Inspection Engineer (STC, Mobily & Aramco Projects)

IV. Job Responsibilities: Projects Manager.

• Overall Project Management including client relationship, implementation schedule, vendor management, budgetary control, and project quality assurance for OSP (Outside Plant) infrastructure Network of Metro Projects for STC and Mobily.

• Establishes project plan; determines time frame, funds, and staffing; approves the project schedule.

• Develops planning and control methods and procedures. Commensurate with the nature and scope of work in project implementation demonstrates them to project engineers and ensures their application.

• Selects orients & trains staff members, and assigns responsibilities.

• Arrangement and logistics of Site crew (site engineers, surveyor, civil foreman & labor, equipment operators, etc.), trenching equipment, and Material at sites as per the approved BOQ and timeline from the client.

• Arrangement trenching work permits, from concerned Government authority (Municipality (Ministry of Transport) after the coordination with the client.

• Establishes and achieves the project’s budget, schedules and approves expenditures, analyzes variances, and initiate corrective actions.

• Analyze product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.

• Ensure that all permissions required for the execution of the work are available and valid.

• Prepare and update all requirements from Mobily and STC Services System Using (Oracle Applications)

Prepare project status reports, collects, analyzes, and summarizes information and trends.

• Projects surveillance and monitoring.

• Coordinate with the Site Supervisor to ensure that day-to-day activities are carried out per the delivery dates as stated in the Project Plans

• Managing communications between team members and customers.

• Prepare BoQ (Bill of Quantity) and As-Built as per Mobily UPL (Unit Price List)

• Create reports, submits RFI, RFP' and RFQ and update pricing models (ongoing maintenance) during the major portion of the construction.

• Overview and finalization of all technical as Built drawings for PAT, such as Keymap, Route Map, Detailed conduit Access, Detailed Direct Buried, Graphic Access, fiber cable Schematic, etc. and site handover.

• Following Up all Billing stages FTR, PAC, and FAC. Curriculum Vitae / SR. Telecom Engineer

• Planning, preparation, and presentation for the bidding of new projects and project costing/ estimation and technical specifications for bidding, etc. II. Job Responsibilities: Inspection Engineer.

• supervise the operation of the QA/QC functions at the project site by implementing the Project Quality.

• Control the Plans and the Procedures under the Company QC procedures, International standards, and specific contract requirements.

• Review the construction method statements and make comments per project specifications.

• Regular site visits (inspection) to detect the shortcomings to share with the construction crew.

• Supervise on the highest level of safety during all stages of work to avoid any type of incidents and or accidents.

• Supervise all statutory requirements connected with the implementation of the project.

• Promote and build awareness of the project quality requirements.

• Maintaining a good working relationship with the Customer Site Representatives.

• Inspection of Installation of Manhole, FOC, DUCTS, and all Telecom Infrastructure.

• Documentation of Inspected items as per the Client requirements.

• Review the Telecom checklist, as-built drawings, and related quality control documents for the Final Dossier (PAT Binder, MANDREL TEST CHECK SHEET, CIVIL WORK CHECKLIST, OUTSTANDING ITEMS LIST (OIL) & CLEARANCE, SITE DIARY, RFS, PAC, FAC). October, 2008

Company: Tele Design Engineering LTD (sub-contractor for Huawei) Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Riyadh

Position: Telecom Design Engineer / Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities:

• Preparation of initial plans for new projects and execute the work accordingly.

• Attending meetings in Huawei with management for project follow-up

• Designing networks according to STC scope using NE (Telcordia Network Engineering Tool).

• Preparation of initial MOP design (Method of Procedure) documents.

• requirements. And submitting to the client for the initial approval to start implementation.

• Prepare MOP/As-built documentation for VDSL (MA5616) (very high-speed digital subscriber line), using Network Engineering Tool.

• Door, SDH, and P2P, using Network Engineering Tool.

• Prepare MOP/As-built documentation for MDU (5612) (Multiple Dwelling Unit) under the FTTM Project. using Network Engineering Tool.

• Prepare BoQ (Bill of Quantity) and CUL (Contract Unit List) that fulfill site installation requirements. Curriculum Vitae / SR. Telecom Engineer


• tracking the status of NE Design &MOP’s by using FUP, NFTS (Network Finance Tracking System) software.

• Arranging/coordinating the teams for deployment in various regions and preparing initial Site survey reports TSSR, along with the Representatives and submitting it to the client's approval.

• Performs On-site survey, for, MSAN, VDSL,2G, 3Gand WiMAX such as Mobily, STC and Zain Projects. Education:

• (2001 - 2006) Bachelor degree of Electronic and Communication, University of Aden.

(Professionally Certified from Saudi Council of Engineers )

• (1996 - 1999) General Secondary School

Scientific Section.

Performed the Following Projects:

• Final project of the fourth year of. (Design and Implementation of Regulator DC Power Supply).

• Final project of the last year of (SOLAR CELL SYSTEM)'under the title {PHOTOVOLTIC TRACKING SYSTEM DESING}.

Training Courses and Programming:

A PMP certificate from Knowledge Steps Training Center, accredited by SCE, and qualify for PMP Certificate from Project Management Institute PMI.

Scrum Fundamentals Certified (SFC) By SCRUMstudy.

preparation for Scrum Master (In-progress).

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management certificate from Knowledge Steps Training Center, accredited by SCE


Introduction to Fiber Optic Cables certified by STC / doroob

Network Engineer Training (Telcordia NE System) Bldg. 1, STC Mursalat Campus, Riyadh, KSA. Skills:

• Conduct periodical meetings to evaluate the progress of work.

• Ensure that construction preliminary and final acceptance tests are performed and accepted by the engineers.

• Maintain professional and technical knowledge and attend educational workshops.

• Ensure the implementation and maintenance of the company quality system.

• Ability to work under pressure.

• Customer-oriented.

• Punctual, committed, problem solver, and on-time performance. Thank you …

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