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Zahoor Iqbal

Experienced IT Professional looking for new opportunities

Work experience

Feb 2008Present

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 2001Jan 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 2000Jul 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 1990Nov 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

Sep 2010Mar 2014

EMBA

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

MCS

Iqra University

CGPA 3.79

May 1990Sep 1993

B. Com.

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

NCC IDCS

National Computing Centre London
Jan 1987Dec 1987

Certificate

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

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