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Summary

Over 19 years of continuous and substantial experience in Telecommunication Industry. Proficient in Network Planning, Network  Design, Procurement, and Project Management

Education

King Saud University

19941998

Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering

GPA : 4.03/5.00

Certifications

Project Management Institute - PMI

2015Present

Project Management Profissional (PMP)

PMP Number: 1774267

Work experience

STC

Jan 2018Present

Devices/CPE CM Director

  • Participates in the development and implementation of the Commercial Procurement General Directorate plans, in line with the corporate objectives.
  • Directs and manages the Devices & CPEs Category Management Department mandates, providing leadership and facilitating work processes in order to achieve high performance standards.
  • Participates in the strategy formulation by providing support and inputs to the General Manager – Commercial Procurement.
  • Participates the implementation of the Sector strategy and define the broad outline of the policies and procedures for the Devices & CPEs Category Management Department to drive achievement of the desired objectives.
  • Develops the sourcing strategy for the category and agenda setting with key stakeholders.
  • Defines the cost drivers of the categories in scope and follows their evolution.
  • Analyses market studies and dynamics to adapt the sourcing strategy.
  • Participates the discussions for business requirements, project specifications and sector strategy with sector management and suppliers.
  • Ensures all purchasing requests are received, evaluated for completeness and classified according to value (e.g., risk, financial) and assigned to buyers.
  • Supports the Finance Sector by giving clear price roadmap/trends to prepare the budget.
  • Manages relationships with external suppliers supporting Devices & CPEs Category Management through the procurement process; selection of appropriate vendor, and evaluation of their service delivery and performance.
  • Investigates supply and financial risks of suppliers and takes appropriate actions.

STC

Dec 2013Jan 2018

FixedAccess Network Design Section Manager

 Managing a section who :

          • Provides ISP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Provides ISP design for different Copper technologies projects (MSAN/VDSL/DSLAM and others) across the whole Kingdom.
          • Prepares RFPs and technical evaluation reports for all Fixed Access Vendors (FTTH/MSAN/VDSL/DSLAM and others technologies)
          • Manages all types of fiber/copper projects across the Kingdom and providing technical support to all stakeholders in different sectors 

STC

Dec 2008Dec 2013

Fiber Access Design section Manager

  Managing a section who :

          • Provides ISP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Provides OSP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Prepares technical evaluation reports for all FTTH Vendors.
          • Manages all types of fiber projects across the Kingdom

STC

Oct 2006Dec 2008

Riyadh City Access Network Planning Section Manager

supervising a team who :

          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx ( specially fiber techniques since the trend is going strongly to the fiber)
          • Prepares OSP Ultimate and Fundamental Plans for Riyadh City
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers.

STC

Dec 2002Oct 2006

Riyadh City Access Network Planning Chief

supervising a team who :

          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx 
          • Prepares OSP Ultimate and Fundamental Plans for Riyadh City
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers.

STC

Jun 2001Dec 2002

Riyadh District (City and Mohafazat)  Access Network Planning Team leader

        • supervising a team who :
          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers

STC

Sep 1999Jun 2001

Riyadh District (City and Mohafazat)  OSP Engineering –Primary network Design Team leader

supervising a team who :

          • Conducts field survey and undertakes design of primary, Manholes, conduits, MDF allocation, cable vault, and cabinet termination diagrams
          • Design Fiber networks including Fiber Jointing Schematic (FJS)

STC

Dec 1998Sep 1999

OSP Planning Engineer

          • Preparing Planning Recommendation to extend and optimize the existing OSP network using fiber and copper solutions.
          • Preparing Planning Recommendation to serve green fields using fiber and copper solutions.

STC

Oct 1998Dec 1998

OSP Primary network Design Engineer

          • Conducts field survey and making detailed design of fiber and copper networks.
          • Preparing cost estimation for designed jobs.

STC

Aug 1998Oct 1998

OSP Secondary network Design Engineer

          • Conducts field survey and making detailed design of secondary networks.
          • Preparing cost estimation for designed jobs.

Achievemens

      • Played main roles of STC Fiber and Copper projects as a Planner, Designer, and Manager for Access Networks.
      • Setting Fixed Access Networks standards and Guidelines
      • Providing new solutions which is infrequent worldwide , like GPON Multivendor Interference , P2P MDUs , and others.
      •   Achieved over 8.4M Ports (POTS, ADSL, SHDSL, & FE) Kingdom wide
      •   Achieved over 3.8M FTTH ISP connections Kingdom wide
      • Design Head of successful modernization projects from legacy Networks to NGN Networks.

Skills

Technical :
        • Excellent understanding of Fixed Access Networks (Fiber and Copper)
        • Expert in Network indoor and outdoor solutions.
        • Excellent in Fixed Access Products Knowledge (OLTs, MSANs, … etc)
        • Excellent in building Fixed Access standards and guidelines.
        • Proficient in Procurement.
        • Proficient in Project Management
Interpersonal :
        • Excellent Management skills in general
        • Excellent English written and spoken.
        • Excellent in team working.
        • Excellent in team building and team leading.
        • Very good in creating relationships and networking.
        • Excellent in negotiation.

Appreciation Certificates and Awards :

      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for month of July 1999.
      • Effective Contribution in Nasseem exchange MDF rehabilitation Project.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2000 objectives and preparing year 2001 program.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2001 objectives.
      • Effective Contribution in the accomplishment of the Key Accounts 2002 project.
      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for year 2002.
      • Best Employee in General Directorate of Access Networks for year 2004.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2004 objectives.
      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for year 2006.
      • Appreciation from Access Networks GM for the achievements during one year period (October 2006-October 2007).
      • Appreciation from network sector VP for the achievements during one year period (October 2006-October 2007).
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2008 objectives.
      • Effective Contribution in successful 1437 Hajj season - form STC group CEO.
      • Outstanding achievements for Ericsson wireless 2016 project - from Network VP.

Training Courses :

      • STC TOP 1000 program (4 courses : Motivate Self, Motivate Others, Motivate Business, and Motivate through Change)
      • Participating in FTTH Council Europe Conference 2012 (3 Days).
      • Build Your Leadership Skills, Barcelona MCE training center, Spain (4 days).
      • Participating in a Business trip to NTT company, Japan to exchange experience in FTTH technology (2 Days).
      • Participating in FTTH Council Europe Conference 2009 (3 Days)
      • Field visit and technical study for Fujitso Electronic cabinets connected via fiber network in UAE (1 week).
      • Microstation Program (1 week).
      • Microsoft Access (2 weeks).
      • ICMS system (1 week).
      • Changeover Administering (1 week).
      • Activeness Administering Supervision (1 week).
      • Project management (1 week).
      • Time and Meetings Management (1 week).
      • Planning and Implementation Control (1 week).
      • Finance for non Financials (1 week).
      • Strategic Planning (1 week).
      • Performance Evaluation Management (3 days).
      • Attending many seminars for fiber techniques (MSANs, FTTx, GPON, ……etc.)