Maiad Salama

Maiad Salama

My Objective

Seeking a challenging opportunity in the field of Oil & Gas Project Engineering, where by my academic background, experience and interpersonal skills can be applied and further developed.

My Key Distinctions

  • Qualified Project Controls Lead with more than 16 years experience & hands-on Project and Construction Planning, Scheduling and Controls know-how in large & multi discipline green and brown field Oil & Gas, EPC type Projects. Practiced Project Engineering - Design, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning.
  • Effectively Plan the Resources, Activities and Interfaces, thereby working to Project costs and Schedules.
  • Proficient in use of Methods, Network Development, Critical Path Analysis, & Recovery Plans.
  • Skilled in Projects Probabilistic Risk Analysis concept & approach.
  • Capable of working under considerable pressure whilst maintaining the ability to plan, co-ordinate, motivate and direct people.
  • Good understanding of HSE management principles.
  • Professional in working with multidisciplinary, multicultural teams. Communicate well, laterally and vertically within an organization.
  • Software Proficiency in using Primavera for Project Management and in using SAP & Excel for cost control.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional ability to work with Top Management as well as Multidisciplinary project engineering teams.

My Skills

  • Develop Project Execution Strategies & Plans
  • Employ Methodologies & Tools for Schedule Development
  • Mastery of Schedule & Resource Planning
  • Manage & Control Cost
  • Implement Earned Value Management
  • Set Project Control Framework
  • Provide Cost Estimates
  • Implement Change Control Process
  • Develop/Implement Procurement Tracking Processes
  • Work with Finance, Contracting & Procurement
  • Identify & Evaluate Risks
  • Knowledgeable of Commissioning and Start-up
  • Identify Project Interfaces
  • Implement Best Practices
  • Build Shared Vision
  • Raise Personal Effectiveness
  • Foster Performance Improvement
  • Keep HSSE Leadership and Commitment
  • Customer Focused

Achievements

Work History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Present

Project Services Team Lead

Petroleum Development Oman

The primary role of this position is to set-up, implement and operate the full range of project management systems and services necessary to support the project manager in delivering the project objectives in terms of cost, schedule, risk, change and information management during the Select, Define, & Execution phases of the project.

Apr 2013 - Jun 2014

Project Services Team Lead

Oman Oil Company E&P

Manage the Project Services function to provide timely and effective project controls support to project(s).

Oct 2007 - Apr 2013

Project Services Team Lead

Petroleum Development Oman

The primary role of this position is to set-up, implement and operate the full range of project management systems and services necessary to support the project manager in delivering the project objectives in terms of cost, schedule, risk, change and information management during the Select, Define, & Execution phases of the project.

Feb 2004 - Oct 2007

Senior Cost & Planning Engineer

Khalda Petroleum Company
  • Develop and maintain Level 2 and 3 Schedules/plan for the allocated r project phases.
  • Provide necessary planning techniques and guidance to Contractors in developing and adopting a practical & transparent system of progress measurement method and structure, aligning with the Plan’s WBS structure, and develop Planned Early & Late progress curves from Primavera exported data.
  • Work closely and continuously with Project Leads and others in updating, validating, analysing and optimising the individual part of the project plan.
  • Provide progress reporting at all levels.
Feb 2002 - Feb 2004

Planning Engineer

Saudi Aircon
  • Provide Planning Service to all areas of Development, Appraisal, Feasibility & Concepts and Projects.
  • Manage appropriate planning / cost estimating tools/methodologies to provide accurate plan, cost & resource estimates for all components of the project WBS.

Feb 1998 - Feb 2002

Planning Engineer

Khalda Petroleum Company
  • Implement standard planning procedures and project specific planning and scheduling processes, using the planning systems Primavera.  
  • Develop planning network schedules for specific projects and the produce Baseline ‘S’ Curves.

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2011 - Present

Planning & Scheduling Professional

AACEI
Nov 2009

Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management Skills

ILM
May 2005

Certificated Project Management Practitioner (CPMP)

IPMA

Education

Education
Sep 1990 - May 1996

Bachelor of Science

Higher Technological Institute
  • Thermal engineering, Internal combustion, Renewable energy, Turbo machines, Refrigeration, Air-conditioning.
  • Grade: Very Good, (Global GPA is 3.2 out of 4)

Trainings

HSE:

1.    Safety Leadership for Supervisors, Muscat, 16 Dec – 18 Dec 2012.

2.Coaching, Mentoring & Performance Assessment, Muscat, 8 Dec 2012.

3.HSE Tools and Skills, Muscat, 4 Dec – 5 Dec 2012.

4.H2S Awareness and Escape (refresher course), Muscat, 2 Dec 2012.

5.Initial Fire Response, Muscat, 1 Dec 2012.

6.Safety Training Observation Program (STOP), Muscat, 16 Feb – 17 Feb 2009.

7.H2S awareness course, Muscat, 18 Dec 2007.

Planning & Management:

1.Achieving Total Quality in Management and Leadership, Kuala Lumpur, 25 Nov – 29 Nov 2013.

2.Giving Constructive Feedback to Employees, Muscat, 19 May – 19 May 2012.

3.Accelerated Leadership Program (ALP Module 3), Muscat, 12 Feb – 15 Feb 2012.

4.Project Planning, Scheduling and Cost Control, Muscat, 26 Jun – 30 Jun 2010.

5.Coaching for Performance, Muscat, 19 Jun – 21 Jun 2010

6.Project Planning, Scheduling & Cost Control Professional, Cairo, 6 Jun – 10 Jun 2010.

7.Questioning & Listening Skills, Muscat, 19 May 2010.

8.Post Award Contract Management Tool (ProCon), Muscat, 10 Aug 2009.

9.Accelerated Leadership Program (Certificate), Muscat, 31 May – 1 Jun 2009.

10.Capex Introduction SAP Course. Muscat, 26 Apr 2009.

11.Contract & Procurement Spend Reporting SAP Course, Muscat, 29 Mar 2009.

12.Accelerated Leadership Program (Award), Muscat, 1 Mar – 11 Mar 2009.

13.Contracts Post-Award, Muscat, 25 Jun 2008.

14.Contracts Pre-Award, Muscat, from 23 Jun to 24 Jun 2008.

15.Project Risk Management with Pertmaster Software, Dubai, UAE, from 14 Apr to 16 Apr 2008.

16.SAPProject Management & Execution course, Muscat, 14 Jan to 15 Jan 2008.

17.Introduction to SAP Project Systems & work management process course, Muscat, 13 Jan 2008.

18.Introduction to SAP (Basics) course, Muscat, 15 Dec 2007.

19.Planning & Controlling with Primavera Enterprise. Cairo, Egypt, from 23 Jul to 27 Jul 2006.

20.Primavera Enterprise - Advanced Topics. Cairo, Egypt, from 13 Aug to 17 Aug 2006.

21.Project Management Methodology, American University. Cairo, Egypt, 8 Feb to 9 Apr 2005.

22.Planning and Scheduling with Primavera. Cairo, Egypt, from 16 Jan to 01 Feb 2000.