Zahoor Iqbal

Zahoor Iqbal

Experienced IT Professional looking for new opportunities

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Present

Manager IT

Transasia Refinery Limited (Al-Ghurair Investments)

Following are current responsibilities

  • Project Manager ERP/BPR (SAP/EBS)
  • IT Services Management (ReadyDesk, HP ITSM)
  • IT Licensing and Security Policy SOPs
  • Software Applications (Continued Support)
  • Hardware and Software Procurement/Acquisition
  • IT maintenance and upgrades (Infrastructure, OS, Databases)
Aug 2001 - Jan 2008

Manager MIS

Callmate Telips Telecom Limited

Following are current responsibilities

  • -ERP (SAP) Technical Support/ Coordination
  • -IT Licensing and Security Policy-Software Applications (Continued Support) -Hardware and Software Procurement/Acquisition
  • -IT maintenance and upgrades (Infrastructure)
  • -Assistance/Report to CTO for Admin/HR issues
Nov 2000 - Jul 2001

Consultant

StarSoft
Managed several accounts to upgrade legacy systems (DOS/Unix) to new platforms (Win32) or general application development in short span of 8 months. Application Development: Ported/Converted all functional applications to Windows based environment (VB+Access+Crystal Reports) from legacy application (COBOL/FoxPro/Unix) Hardware Upgrade: Supplied hardware equipment Indented disposal/upgrade Managed training/acquisition of PCs/Servers Team: Contributed with 2 Consultants, 2 Jr. Developers Clientele: Al-Hadi Textile, Fareena Textile, Fine Dyeing, Sun Flower, Canvas Art Gallery, Habib Fida Ali,Adamjee Engineering, Rajabali sons and Telips International/Calltel
Oct 1990 - Nov 2000

Manager Systems

Nagina Group - Nagina Cotton Mills Limited (Winner of Forbes Global Award "Best under a Billion-200"
Started as Junior Programmer in IT Dept. and continued in expansion of company, technology and career. Small textile company grown to several textile units (Nagina Group), it has been golden opportunity to participate technology expansion, software development, procurements and team management. As I left being Manager Systems, I have managed/contributed to do following: Application Development: Functional software applications like HR/Labour, Material Management, Sales/Export and Finance. Later support and enhanced as technology changed Started web site/email exchange server Technology upgrades: Unix+Informix -> Novell+ FoxPro -> Windows NT+SQL server Crommemco S400+Terminal ->IBM PC ->Wyse Decision Server Procurements: Hardware and Networks, Power and comm. Infrastructure Software and Support,Training (OJT) Improved Power and Backup system Others: Meantimes education continued: IDCS, B.Com., MCS, OJT Expand and manage from 16 user/workstations to 100+!

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Mar 2014

EMBA

Institute of Business Administration
CED, Help related to IT stuff, Presentations, Research
Sep 1999 - Mar 2001

MCS

Iqra University

CGPA 3.79

May 1990 - Sep 1993

B. Com.

University of Karachi
Done off-campus as too much load of job+computing studies
Jan 1992 - Jul 1993

NCC IDCS

National Computing Centre London
Jan 1987 - Dec 1987

Certificate

Institute of Computing Technology
Lab assistance to teachers and students in addition to learning!

Skills

Skills

Information Technology

Project Management

Oracle SQL

SQL Server

Budgeting

Licensing

Unix/Linux

Process Engineering

Programming

Oracle Applications

Financial Reporting

Crystal Reports

Windows Desktop

SAP R/3

Software Project Management

Business Intelligence

Visio

Oracle E-Business Suite

FoxPro

Systems Analysis

Data Center

Servers

Windows OS

Visual Basic

Integration

Windows Server

SAP Technical (BASIS)

Business Analysis

System Administration

Computer Hardware

IT Operations

Disaster Recovery

Network Administration

Team Management

IT Management

Security

Oracle

Databases

Microsoft SQL Server

ERP