Khalid Wazir

  • Islamabad ICT

Operations / Information & Communication Technology

Work experience

Work experience
May 2008 - Present

Senior Operations Manager

Signage Security Systems

Signage Security Systems has been 3M’s authorized converter for Sinology and Traffic Safety Systems. Roles and responsibilities

• To manage the IT function on a day-to-day operational basis and ensure maximum availability of computer systems throughout the Company.

• Responsible for the provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications, Local and Wide area networks.

• Implementation of new systems.

• Introduced ITIL, Virtual Server and Workstation framework within the company.

• Responsible for the IT Budget. • Responsible for IT hardware, software and maintenance procurement.

• Plan and implement backup and recovery schedules, DR plan.

• Implemented and enforced security.

• Managing the database using Oracle 9i, 10g, 11g hands-on with multiple operating systems platforms such as Unix/Linux/Solaris/Windows.

• Management of a network of 15 PCs with a Windows 2003, 2007 server covering network, users and server management.

• Supervision of a team of programmers for in-house development of business applications (Payroll, HR, Accounting, Inventory systems)

• Business planning, budgeting and marketing

• Finance and Operations management, Project Cost Control, Contract, Tender negotiation and administration.

• Process administration and organizational structure.

• Labor negotiations & recruitment.

• Estimating, scheduling and project analysis.

• Project completion within timelines and budget constraints.

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Sales & Marketing Head Manager

ABMDATA Systems, Pakistan

ABM Data Systems with a focused business objective of providing total computing solutions to the corporate world in Pakistan.

Roles and responsibilities

• Excelled in defining and penetrating potential markets and capitalizing on opportunities to strategically drive business growth.

• Decisive, motivating leader with extensive experience in managing regional sale groups, independent agents, dealer organizations and distributors.

• Maximized sales by designing and launching proactive campaigns, developing existing accounts, generating new business through cold calling, referrals and leads follow-up, and customizing sales strategies to address client-specific needs and markets.

• Maximized market visibility by planning and producing tradeshow, conference, and event promotional initiatives.

• Contract negotiation

• Clients were offered Service Level Agreements, Non Disclosure Agreements and complete turn- key solution

Feb 2002 - Nov 2007

Senior Manager Technology Sales

Root Technologies

Root Technologies deals in offering secure, fast and reliable network solutions – providing cost effectiveness, based on world’s top of the line products and technologies with excellent technical support services.

Roles and responsibilities

• Responsible for all IT activities.

• Plan and develop strategies for IT department.

• Ensure smooth working of IT operations and recommend value-added projects to the management.

• Experience in software acquisition, WAN connectivity, office automation tools, Enterprise security and disaster recovery plan.

• Familiarity with and understanding of the development and advancement of information technology systems.

• Systems integration for corporate clients, providing one-window solution in network security, application traffic management, LAN, WAN, software and hardware related requirements. I was into research and development of products in WAN, LAN, Security, Databases, Linux and Windows environment.

• Due to the diversified nature of this organization, I was also involved in tasks like operations management of ongoing projects as well as new project identification. Client site installation and supporting was also among one of the vital responsibilities.

• Following were the accounts managed:

State Bank of Pakistan          United Bank Limited

Soneri Bank Limited               Pak Kuwait Investment Bank

Paktel (Pvt) Ltd                       Tapal tea (Pvt) Ltd

Jan 1997 - Jan 2002

Manager Operations

CompuNet Online Pvt. Ltd. (ISP)

• To handle assigned IT Projects through preparation of project plans in consultation with various departments to ensure that the implementation is achieved smoothly & on time.

• To perform / review IT related internal control procedure to ensure adherence of management policies and control requirements & to suggest improvements thereupon.

• To prepare of comprehensive project plans to guide the process to a successful Implementation of a software system.

• To keep the Top management (CEO, MD) abreast with the latest development in the IT field.

• Managing Radius and Accounting systems for the Dialup users. Daily ISP work backup, maintenance, etc.

• Configuration of Access Servers & Cisco Routers.

• Maintaining a 40 computer based LAN, with various operating systems.

• To implement quality design and standard system.

• To manage and leading a team of 15 management cadre staff.

• Network solution & structured cabling.

• Budgeting, planning and carrying out assignments relating to IT strategic planning, system upgrades, system selections & disaster recovery.


1996 - 2001


Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology
Operating Systems, Databases, Networking, Technology Infrastructure, WAN Technologies
1987 - 1989

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

PECHS Foundation College
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics



IT Management



Business Intelligence



Business Process

Team Management

Human Resources

Team Leadership

Talent Acquisition


Business Process Improvement

Network Administration

Operational Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management

Business Development

Team Building

Project Management


Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security Technology Management

Application Traffic Management Enterprise Level

Vendor Management

Certifications & Trainings

Sep 2008 - Present


• Sales Training

Oct 2004 - Oct 2004

Expand Accelerator sales and technical training (WAN Optimization)

Linquist International (Internet City Dubai)
Apr 2004 - Apr 2004

Microsoft Partner Sales and Licensing Models

Microsoft Pakistan

Oct 2000 - Jan 2001

Oracle Developer Course

ACE AIMS Pakistan Karachi
Sep 1999 - Dec 1999

CCNA 2.0

Computer Training & Testing Centre (CTTC) Karachi