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Hassan Saeed

Actively looking for a new role as Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Administrator or Project Scheduler

Professional Profile

  • An adaptable project management professional with over five year’s business and technology background in industries such as telecom, bio technology, engineering, finance and social service business verticals.
  • Charismatic leader of both single-discipline and cross-functional teams
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in cost management, time management and risk management.
  • Experienced in coordinating and interacting with globally dispersed and multi-cultural project stakeholders.
  • Experience of International client interaction from countries like USA, UK, Nigeria, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh.
  • Extensive experience in managing enterprise IT project life cycle through all phases as per PMBOK guidelines.

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Project Tracking
  • Team Coordination
  • Quality Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Quality & Time Management
  • Cost Management
  • Project Documentation

Skills

Agile & Waterfall Methodologies

Project Management Methods

MS Office

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio

MS Project

Project Scheduling & Planning

HTML

HTML

CSS

CSS

Content Management System

Wordpress, Joomla, DotNetNuke

Education

2008

Post Grad Diploma

King's College, University of London

Advanced Software Engineering

2004

B.Sc

Institute of Management Sciences

Computer Science 

PMP Training

PMI Lahore Chapter

Professional Project Management training leading to PMP Certification, PMI Lahore Chapter

Work experience

Jun 2015Sep 2015

Associate Project Manager

NetSol Technologies Inc
  • Supported Sr. Project Manager by taking lead on assigned projects.
  • Worked on [NEXT G] project to implement NetSol Financial Suite in Jakarta, Indonesia; which is a 16+ million USD worth of project, with a team of 60+ resources.
  • Responsible for Scheduling, Managing and Execution of ETL Data Warehousing project.
  • Responsible for stakeholder management, client communication, and monitoring of planned deliverable items.
  • Performed JIRA project administration including; resource allocations, task management, time approvals.
  • Organized, scheduled and facilitated Q&A sessions with all stakeholders.
  • Liaised between cross-functional project teams.
  • Actively monitored with team members for any risks and worked to mitigate them.
  • Generated weekly status reports for project stakeholders.
Aug 2012May 2015

Associate Project Manager

Huawei Technologies
  • Successfully developed and managed Project Plans throughout project life cycle via PMBOK guidelines
  • Managed multiple development projects for Telecom clients.
  • Responsible for providing new functionality and features to Billing and Customer Service Systems through service delivery group.
  • Coordinated with client for requirements clarification and managed service resources.
  • Provided the link between the customers, development team and IT operations regarding requirements and software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle;
  • Performed PSA tool administration including; resource allocations, task management, project status updates, time/expense approvals.
  • Actively assessed risks to the delivery of development services and provided advice and recommendations;
  • Regularly reported to the project management office showing progress against outstanding milestones, status, budget, issues, risks and dependencies;
  • Performed billing and financial activities.
  • Managed closure activities such as Lessons Learned and Post Implementation Review
  • Supervised, trained and mentored new project management staff.
2008Jan 2010

Deputy Project Manager

FutureNow Technologies
  • Led multi project development teams and activities for various projects
  • Provide project leadership for web-based development, including budget control, production timetable, status reporting, client/project team coordination and quality assurance.
  • Gathered the requirements and the basic functionality from the client and analyze the feasibility of the product being developed keeping in mind the time and cost constraints.
  • Bridged the gap between executives, business strategists, and technologists
  • Organized, scheduled and facilitated design review sessions with all stakeholders
  • Proven track record of working with limited budgets and short timelines to produce quality results
  • Risks identification and mitigation.
  • Kept the client and management informed of project progress through status reports
  • Maintaining confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed
Apr 2009Dec 2009

Sr. Business Analyst

FutureNow Technologies FutureNow Technologies
  • Performed business analysis including gathering, analyzing, and documenting functional/business requirements based on information gathering sessions with clients/stakeholders and project team members
  • Developed documentation schema, user manuals for various projects.
  • Created application training videos using Adobe Captivate.
  • Collecting, understanding and analyzing the business requirements for projects and products, and translating these into functional and non-functional specifications, use cases, user stories and detailed test plans.
  • Defined information architecture for websites, including wire frames and navigation.
  • Responsible for responding to client requests for proposal and driving the initial project estimation process to completion. Responded to and processed an average of 2-4 requests for proposal a month. Developed project proposals and project plans for various projects.
Jan 2005Jul 2006

Information Architect

Descon IT24(Pvt.) Ltd
  • Developed web site templates, corporate identity related imagery and various other sizes optimized graphic elements targeting the high usage web environment.
  • Designed and implemented web-based graphical user interfaces that adhere to design specification documents, conform to user interface style guides, follow brand guidelines and meet established usability standards.
  • Developed information architecture for websites in engineering, and financial services industries, including defining site architecture and navigation, creating wireframes, and writing UI specifications
  • Designed process flows to capture user interactions with front-end websites and integration with back-end systems
  • Designed graphics and various client presentations as well as web audio/video content for digital marketing
  • Developed site wide standardized HTML and Cascading Style Sheets for corporate sites.
  • Responsible for the testing of various websites developed.
  • Lead the development of mockups to refine and communicate graphical user interface designs.
  • Attained customer recognition for superior project-management talents.
  • Supervised and authored help content, for software applications, designed the way it is placed and displayed to the end user.
  • Authored system documentation in compliance with client and company ISO 9001:2000 procedures.
  • Supported and assisted the PM with project planning, project definition, requirements definition, analysis, design, testing, system documentation and user training.
  • Assisted in enforcement of development deadlines and schedules
Sep 2004Dec 2004

Internee

Arshlink Technologies
  • Assisted in designing and developing various websites, using standardized HTML, cascading style sheets and PHP.
  • Designed and developed an application site, resume keeper for storing information from candidate’s resumes, using standardized HTML, cascading style sheets and PHP.
  • Responsible for the testing of various web applications and sites developed.
  • Provided client with market research, search engine optimization.

Notable Projects

@ Huawei Technologies

TABS Suite. TABS, is an integrated software package designed for the mobile, ISP, and traditional fixed network services. TABS convergent Customer Care & Billing system undertakes the whole billing process of a single converged system and rates all services against a single unified rating scheme.

  • Managed entire CR projects for Airtel Nigeria, including setting timelines and milestones, interacting with the client/region, reporting on project status to business unit.
  • Acted as Program Manager for ‘Airtel Nigeria Cleanup’ project, budgeted to be around a total of 500K USD for AirTel Nigeria
  • Weekly communication with resources on issues, and deliverable progress.
  • weekly reported to customer on project time schedules, milestones, dependencies.
  • Acquired resources from resource teams by communicating the customer’s requirement effectively and delivered 750 man-days CRs for Airtel Nigeria customer, as per commitment.
  • Acquired resources from resource teams by communicating the customers requirement effectively and delivered 70 man-days SRS for Airtel BD TABS Upgrade project, as per commitment with the customer.
  • Liaised between cross-functional and globally dispersed teams.
  • Actively monitored with team members for any risks and worked to mitigate them.
  • Generated weekly status reports for project stakeholders.

@ FutureNow Technologies

OPEN Houston (www.openhouston.org). OPEN Houston is a CMS portal, developed for OPEN members, allowing the Houston chapter to communicate with their members through rich content, media, and publications. Portal provides event management system for OPEN administration to create events and invite users.

Languages / Technologies: PHP, Joomla, HTML, CSS.

  • Prepared statement of work, project and resource plans, and managed project communications at all levels of the organization.
  • Defined system architecture for the portal and process flows to capture user interactions.
  • Created online registration and emails for event campaigns.
  • Developed the way a user would interact with the system. The system has a company administrator mode and a user mode. Designed the way the system would interact with each and help both in execution of their relevant tasks.

 

APPNA (www.appna.org). APPNA is a charitable organization dedicated to fostering scientific development and education in the field of medicine and to delivering better health care, irrespective of race, color, creed, or gender.

Languages / Technologies: PHP, Joomla.

Tools/Environment: Dreamweaver, MySQL.

  • Worked on initial design and functional requirements phase for the re-design/re-launch of APPNA portal.
  • Prepared project and resource plans.
  • Conducted competitive analysis of features, functionality and usability for the new portal site; derived recommendations and best practices for development of a new site.
  • Created online registration incorporated within the website.

 bioCLIK (www.bioclik.com). bioCLIK a web portal built for the biotech community, offers biotech products, services and information to be easily exchanged amongst community members.

Languages / Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, AJAX.

Tools/Environment: Visual Studio .NET 2008, SQL Server 2005.

  • Defined and managed the business requirement specification and system design process for application development. Managed development specialists for requirement gathering, analysis and design.
  • Managed entire project, including setting timelines and milestones, interacting with the client, reporting on project status to business unit.
  • Provided feedback on usability and functional gaps in process flows and proposed solutions

 

IQTechPros (www.iqtechpros.com). IQ Tech Pros, formerly Saga Consulting, with over 15,000 consultants, is the world’s largest full-service IT integration network.  It helps consultants and integrators to find more projects quicker, get paid faster, more consistently and get work VISAs (if needed).  Plus, it helps vendors to extend the capabilities of their existing reseller base.

Languages / Technologies: DotNetNuke, HTML, CSS.

  • Designed and developed corporate CMS portal for the IQTech group. The portal was developed with the capability to let IQTech administration manage the site content.
  • Coordinated with client for requirements gathering and managed resources. Challenged by tight deadlines, stepped into several roles, such as quality assurance liaison, during peaks in portal development lifecycle.
  • Created video tutorials using Macromedia Captivate.