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Akbar

Naveed
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Senior Telecom & IT Consultant

Phone Number: +92 333 5237751
Date of Birth: 21081965
Gender: male
Marital Status: Married
Salary Expectation: As per company's salary structure.
Driving Permit: Yes
Personal Statement:

Telecommunication Professional with a diversified experience of program management, O&M & managed services and technical sales. I had an overall experience of over two decades in telecom sector out of which more than 10 years spent working in various domains of Managed Services; 4 years as part of an operator running the NOC; 2 years as incharge of customer support; 2 years managing the field services and projects; 1 year as Incharge of network performance management and over 2 year as consultant delivering operational processes and developing operations organizations.

Education

1994 - 1995

Executive MBA “Marketing” at School of Business & Commerce, Islamabad, Pakistan

Passed

1984 - 1989

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Engg & Technology, Lahore

Passed

Experience

May 2016 - Todate

Senior Telecom & IT Consultant at MInt Consulting Group

heading the project management domain plus I also participate in business development activities like tender preparation, bid submission, contracting and execution of the projects.

July 2015 - Feb 2016

Senior Consultant - Operational Processes at Airtel Africa

Providing operational support with focus on operations in Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Niger, Rawanda. Developing / improving of operational organizations, writing operational processes, WLAs and support for day-to-day operations and performance reporting

Nov 2012 - Dec 2013

Program & Contract Manager at MCI Iran

Development of MS organization, resource planning, hiring of resources, competence development, HR transfers and re-assigning responsibilities. Handled NOC and Field operations for an interim period using sub-contractors. Being Head of Operations Support, developed operational processes, performed network governance, performance management and reporting of agreed SLAs & KPIs and contract management. Management and control of In-house Special Project.

Nov 2011 - Oct 2012

FLM & Operations Manager at Zain Kurdistan Iraq

Managed services takeover of Zain Iraq operations by Ericsson from NSN. Managing and control of FLM operations in 6 provinces of North Iraq for telco & non-telco parts using sub-contractors. Being Head of Operations Support, developed operational processes, performed network governance, performance management and reporting of agreed SLAs & KPIs and contract management. Management and control of rollout / expansion / upgrade projects in these 6 provinces through various civil sub-contractors.

May 2010 - May 2012

Head of Customer Support at Korek Telecom, Iraq

In charge of Customer Support for Korek Telecom in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. Managed HR, Admin & Finance for the newly formed organization in Kurdistan. Transition Manager for Korek FOPS (Field Maintenance Project). Handling of the sourcing and resource management.

Jan 1994 - Oct 2009

Director Govt Account (KAM) at Ericsson Pakistan

Held various management positions during 17 years with Ericsson Pakistan.

Skills

  • Presentation, Negotiation, Team Building & Management, Multi-tasking,

Languages

LanguageSpokenWritten
English Very GoodVery Good
Urdu Very GoodVery Good
Punjabi Very GoodGood
Farsi BasicBasic
Kurdish BasicNo
Chinese BasicNo

References

Alain Menelet

Sofrecom

Senior Project Manager

+33670390121

alain.menelet@sofrecom.com

Nabeel Saqib

Mint Consulting Group

Project Director

+923335679000

nabeel@i-gss.com

Zubair Minto

Vodafone

Senior Manager

+61414207417

zubair.minto@vodafone.com.au

  • Information Technology, Management, Operations Manager, Programme Managing, Project Planning, Telecom Engineering
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email naveed.akbar2@gmail.com

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