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Sami Hussein

PMO Consultant / Project Manager

Summary

  • 19 years of information technology management experience with focus as project Manager for diverse industries including telecom, human resources, and high-tech environments.
  • 13 years of working experience as an IT Project Manager
  • Expert in information systems technology, project planning and scheduling, strategic planning, systems analysis and troubleshooting, quality control, and tracking of results.
  • Highly knowledgeable in software development and requirements analysis.
  • Excel at creating and implementing technical and operational plans and strategies.
  • Competent liaison between management, clients, and personnel.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Work History

Jun 2012Nov 2016

Senior PMO and Change Management Consultant

National Information Center (NIC)
  • Developed policies and procedures for implementing changes to production IT environment, including risk analysis / mitigation, technical documentation, communication plans, implementation / back-out plans, and change calendar
  • Facilitated communications between and gained consensus from IT teams.
  • Collaborated with IT partners regarding change management and championed policy / procedure compliance. Presented processes and value to teams. Coordinated tasks among IT resources, management, and customers. Conducted weekly meetings facilitating discussions and evaluation of proposed changes.
  • Redefine the processes, procedures, and methodologies
  • Define vision, Standards, cultural and business aspects, and personnel needs for the PMO office
  • Reassessment of the currently running project statuses to come up with proposals and recommendations to NIC high management towards solving the strategic projects obstacles.
  • Evaluation of RFPs and Scope of work documents for variant Ministry of Interior and NIC projects
  • Asses NIC program/project managers to overcome their day-to-day obstacles.
  • Awareness sessions to NIC program/project managers on Microsoft Enterprise Project Management, and on different project management topics.
  • Executive Management quarter status meetings
  • Auditing more the 40 projects on daily basis to assure the healthy state of these projects in terms of schedule execution, documentation, milestones and deliverables submission, and objectives achievement.
Sep 2011JAN 2012

PMO / Program Manager

Alissa Holding Group

Establish the PMO office 

Impelement Oracle E-Business Suite Financials at BEST company 

Rollout out Oracle E-Business Suite Financials to rest of Alissa Group companies

Solved problems of delayed projects

Contributed in IT department plans development

Tracked all IT production changes and reported on completion rate, success rate, resources required, and production outages.

Provided appropriate data to external audit company. Utilized Remedy Action Request System and Change Management applications to support Change function.

Feb 2008Jan 2011

Senior Projects Manager

SISCOM

Main Projects

1.Bank Al-Jazira Project / Establish the PMO Office

2.Electronic Returns Management System (ERMS) Mega Project

3.In addition to the project management activities, I was also resposible for managing one of our clients accounts (Riyad Bank) by which I had to respond to the RFPs, prepare proposals, conduct presentations, and provide this client with the outsourced needed staff

Dec 2005Dec 2007

Senior Project Manager

Progress Soft

Main Projects

1.Electronic Settlement Gateway Mega Project

   (Client: Qatar National Bank) 

2.Electronic Cheques Clearing Front End Mega Project

   (Client: All Qatar Banks)

3.Post Dated Cheques Project

May 1998Dec 2005

Project Manager

Orange Jordan

Main Projects

1.Oracle Human Resources Project

2.Provident Fund Project

3.Internet Customer Care System Project

4.Participated in Modeling, Design & Lead Development of payroll in-house

   project

5.Participated in Modeling, Design & Lead Development of Appraisal and

   Incentives in-house project

6.Oracle technical training for the new employees

other main projects

Jan 2012 -               SAP Implementation Project Manager at King Abdulaziz University 

Jun 2012                   Java Co. / IBM UAE

Education

Sep 1991Dec 1995

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems

Amman University

Learning and certificates

  • Preparing for Agile Certification (PMI-ACP)
  • Plan On A Page Training Course (Present Until End of DEC 2016)
  • PMP
  • Communication Skills Course
  • EPM Implementation Certificate
  • Candidate for PgMP certificate by January 2017