Mohammed Abulaila

  • Jeddah 05
Mohammed Abulaila

Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2013 - Present

Project Portfolio Manager - COO Sector

The National Commercial Bank
Determination of a viable project mix that meets the target of the sector Ensuring a mix of projects that balance various factors such as research versus development, short term versus long term, risk versus reward, etc Regular monitoring of the planning and execution of the optimal selected projects Evaluating the performance of portfolio and various ways for improving it Analysing the recent opportunity against the existing portfolio Comparing the project execution capacity of the secto Providing recommendations to decision makers at every level of the process management Prioritize the right projects and programs Extend best practice enterprise-wide Understand future resource needs
Jan 2012 - Jun 2013

Head – Enterprise Business Applications Unit

The National Commercial Bank
May 2010 - Dec 2011

Systems Manager - IT

The National Commercial Bank
Key Accountabilities: Financial/Monetary: (Revenue/Cost): Manage the CAPEX and OPEX related to the systems under custody as well as approve the due payments to the project manages by own team against the deliverables. Customer/Client: (Internal/External): Deliver and complete all deliverables with defect ration lower that the department level. Suppliers/Venders: (Regulators/Others): Handle the one to one vender relationship / management Manage vender maintenance activities Follow up vender’s contract and billing Evaluate vender performance People/Employee: (Unit/Bank wide): Provide leadership and coaching to team members Improve teamwork among system team Rotate and clear key man dependency Internal Processes/Practices: (productivity/Quality/Compliance/Reporting) Monitor the delivery of all ongoing and new project and initiate corrective action when delays occur related to the systems under my supervision Ensure that all releases defects are continuously monitored and minimized. Ensure that the information on the project delivery schedules and time sheets are filled within stipulated timelines by my team Coordinate collaboration and support account manager in defining project requirements Monitor, evaluate and implement methods to improve development cycle times using innovative solution identified by team
Jul 2008 - May 2010

Senior IT Project Manager

The National Commercial Bank
successfully delivering the objectives and benefits the sponsor expects of the project, or the project stage the project Manager is assigned to. Develop, assess and select proper strategy for the project, considering Performance, Cost, Time and Scope constraints Create project schedule based on: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Work Activities List Network Diagram Time and Budget Estimates Create RACI Matrix Document Develop Communication Plan Risk Management Plan (includes risk identification, monitoring, and response) Develop Procurement Plan Conduct Kick-off Meeting Direct and Execute Approved Plan Monitor Project Execution Control and monitor Project Scope, Time, Cost, Quality and Risk Change Management Report on Project Performance Manage Stakeholders Expectations Administer Procurement Gather lessons learned Close procurement


Jan 2013 - Jan 2016

Master of Business Administration - MBA

University of Leicester
1995 - 1999


Princess Sumaya University for Technology
1994 - 1995


University of Aden



Cross-functional Team Leadership

Business Intelligence


Portfolio Management

Change Management

Project Delivery

MS Project



IT Strategy

IT Management

Vendor Management

Process Improvement

Parallel Programming

Systems Analysis

Oracle E-Business Suite

Requirements Gathering

Project Portfolio Management


Retail Banking

Time Management

Risk Management

Team Building

Program Management


IT Service Management


Project Planning

Project Management





Software Project Management

Requirements Analysis

Social Networking


Business Process Improvement


Team Leadership

IT Operations

Technology Entrepreneurship


parallel programming

social networking


Analytical Skills


Business Analysis

Business Process Design