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ZAHEER AHMED

Mobile: +96891758653
Whatsapp: +92-333-0943282
Email:engr.zaheer86@gmail.com
Skype ID: zaheer_tanoli

SUMMARY

A telecommunication expert with 6 years of excellent experience in managing challenging different (telecom
technologies GSM/ WCDMA/ LTE), Radio Access Network Roll out, Expansion, Swap, COWs & IBS, LAMP-
SITE, PICO, NANO sites within tough deadlines with major skills of Project Planning, Project & Scope
Management, implementation, Configuration, Technical Support, Quality Control & Management, Vendor &
Operator Management, Subcontractor & Operator Negotiations, Project Procurement, initiation, analysis &
Closing, handling of Site Deployments, IBS Designs, Link Budget & BoQ Verification and RFP preparation.
All Internal Project delivery control processes for RAN & IBS Project planning, initiation, Sub-con/ vendor
costing, BoQ Preparation, PR/ PO, MR, Inventory ordering & management, IBS designs, SSV report verification
and implementation, TSS, LOS, HOTO, ATP, PAC, FAC, QA, QC, QM with Finalization & approval from
customer, vendor management and close customer coordination.
Experienced in Installation, commissioning, troubleshooting & rectification of Huawei BTS 3012 Series,
HUAWEI BTS3900, Series, all HUAWEI RRUs series, HUAWEI Transmission units RTN E-band, 600 & 900
series, Huawei MW link Installation/ Expansions/ Upgrades, Huawei Rectifiers (HPS 48300 & 48200, APM
30H), COW sites, Power cube with FCB, DCB, HCB & ACB battery banks, VSWR & Power testing. IBS
Design, Link budget and walk test report analysis and verification.
Able to Eliminate Obstacles and Conflicts that may delay project execution and disrupt the relationship with the
customer. Liaison with procurement & legal department for finalizing vendor contracts. Management of
foreseeable problems/ deviations from the original planning (Variations, delays, additional cost & cancellations).
Motivation, encouragement, team building of subordinates and sub-contractors within the service organization.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1

Designation: Project Director. (March 2017 till date)


FALCONS Telecom & Power L.L.C Sultanate of Oman.

PROJECTS

HUAWEI Microwave Transmission Rollout for Omantel.


HUAWEI GSM/ UMTS/ LTE Rollout/ Swap & Expansion for Omantel.
Oman Fiber optics fixed Network project-FTTH for Omantel and OBC.
MHD Fiber optics fixed Network project-FTTH for OBC.
OEC CW & Tower Erection for Motorolla.
PMP MW Links for OEC-Intracom.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning, Bidding and Procurement, Execution, Monitoring and Closing of the project.
Project Scope & Cost/benefit analysis.
Prepare & implement project schedules (Project Tracking Chart) for all scopes Separate blank slots of
execution stages.
Interaction/ negotiations and Project reporting with Customers regarding ongoing operations.
Exploring new business opportunities being a team member of Business Development.
Mark the calendar with tent eve spans to be utilized & advise Engineering Dept to draw a precise time
table.
Monitor resources need with coordination of supplies.
Opt the optimum matrix, supervise role of venders & sub cons and Track the smaller projects with
essential resources only.
Prepare a comprehensive work responsibility plan and Identify, focus & fix behaviorist conflicts between
individuals.
Prepare realistic time frame to projects initiative.
Implement KAIZAN for effective application of business methods.
Adopt economical change management practices only.
Register & communicate role of registered venders where necessary.
Identify unique specifications with respect to working limits & Eliminate unrealistic exactions, politics &
poor scope.
Ensure orientation of human capital in accordance with particular job description before investing him or
her on working deck. Sieve all projects with sponsorship/involvement of the executives & higher-ups.
Brief the project characteristics (terms & conditions) to the respective team.
Take care of Q-SHE/IMS implementation at site in liaison with Management Advisor.
Incorporate Q-SHE/IMS changes when & where require.
Review departmental objectives & pace of improvements as a result of objectives
Facilitate and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials,
equipment, machinery, and supplies.
Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability
and terms of sales.
Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
Award the work to sub-con according to evaluation
Prepare the sub-cons rates & issue the P.O accordingly.
Monitor & sanction the Sub-cons payments

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2

Designation: IBS Team Lead and Design Engineer. (Nov. 2014 March 2017)
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES Pakistan.

PROJECTS

HUAWEI PMCL RAN & Dedicated Solutions (IBS & LAMP-SITE / Roll out/ Up-gradation/
Expansion/ Repeaters/ NBTS, Femto) project NATIONWIDE.
HUAWEI-PMCL GSM/ 3G Roll out and Upgradtion projects.
Design and Solution Team Lead for Mobilink Warid Merger.

RESPONSIBILITIES

E2E RAN & IBS solutions implementation, Project scope initiation, HR & vendor costing, RFP & BoQ
preparation, inventory ordering & management& Project management, QA Reports, TI/ IBS Documentation,
Subcon/ Vendor Management, Problem Solving & Close Coordination with Customer.

Job Responsibilities;
Mobilink-Warid Merger RAN Design and Solution preparation responsibility.
Design & develop technical solutions according to customers requirement
Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and tenders in line with customer requirements and product feature set.
For detailed evaluation of the presented solution in order to evaluate the requirement vs. solution along
with BOQ presented.
Work closely with Technical teams to obtain updated information of current network infrastructure in
order to utilize those in client solutions designs.
Hardware (CPE) projections on behalf of sales channels.
HR & Vendor costing, PO lines preparation and issuance to suppliers.
Inventory BoQ preparation, ordering and WH inventory management & MR processing.
RAN. IBS/ DAS, LAMP-SITE, NANO, Femto and all dedicated solution designing, SSV reports
Verification, link Budget & BOQ Preparation, Implementation/ delivery and Client approvals.
All RF/BSS & Transmission plans preparation & implementation through concerns.
On site & on call support to suppliers & field teams regarding issues at sites.
Managing end to end Implementation of RAN & IBS/ DAS/ LAMPSITE solutions in best professional
way without disturbing aesthetic of building.
Conduct meetings with Building Management /Owner for any technical explanation/details needed for
mobile networks.
KPI analysis, Optimization, Quality management, site acceptance/ ATP/ FAC/ PAC & handover of site to
client.
Managing all HUAWEI Internal Project delivery control processes for RAN & IBS implementation.
Managing vendors and working closely with clients for timely completion of all projects and site
acceptances by daily and weekly meetings.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 3

Designation: TI PROJECT MANAGER. (Sept. 2012 till Nov. 2014)


CRYSTAL ENGINEERING SERVICES Pakistan.

PROJECTS

HUAWEI PMCL RAN MEGA ROLL-OUT Centre & North regions.


HUAWEI PTML RAN ROLL-OUT Project Phase I0, 11 & 12 NATIONWIDE.
HUAWEI PTML & PMCL IBS project Nationwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Overall RAN & TI implementation, Project scope & Project management, QM Assurance, TI & Financial
Documentation, Problem Solving & Communication with Customer.

Planning, Bidding and Procurement, Execution, Monitoring and Closing of the project.
Project Scope & Cost/benefit analysis.
Responsible for all Designs & BOQ verifications, PO, WO, JAF, HOTO, ATP, QA/ QC/ QM, Inventory,
PAC, FAC documents preparation and approval from customer.
Evaluation of subcontractor's performance in compliance with the contract.
Maintaining of the database of assets, inventory management and expenses incurred in the network.
Coordinating and Facilitating Meetings with Vendors and other departments for effective follow-up.
Efficient resource utilization, team nurturing, planning for Cross functional teams & team work spirit.
Prepare daily Overall progress report and share with Directors & CEO.
Coordination between SA, Civil, Power, Finance and logistics department.
Effective time management and prioritizing tasks to achieve deadlines.
Extensive traveling within and cross region.
Interaction/ negotiations and Project reporting with Customers regarding ongoing operations.
Exploring new business opportunities being a team member of Business Development.
Handling customer complaints related to TI issues & direct coordination with subcontractors for quality
of services.
DN, MR, SMR, BOQ processing and follow-ups for IBS/ RAN issues.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 4

Designation: TI/ RAN Engineer (Team lead). (March 2011 to Sept 2012)
EXTREME ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS PAKISTAN.

Major PROJECTS

HUAWEI-MOBILINK GSM-3G SWAP Project Phase II, III, IV, V.


HUAWEI-CMPAK GSM-3G SWAP & ROLL OUT Project. (North, Centre & South)
HUAWEI WARID ROLL-OUT Project (South Region).
HUAWEI CMPAK TRANSMISSION (LOS) SURVEY & MW SWAP Project. (North)
HUAWEI CMPAK RF EXPANSION & HBA Project (North region).
HUAWEI UFONE GSM-3G SWAP Project (North & C1 Regions).
HUAWEI-MOBILINK IBS Project Nationwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Installation, Commissioning, Integration, Troubleshooting & Expansion of Huawei BTS 3012 & 3012AE,
BTS 3900 &3900 A/ B, C/ L, RHUB3908, Rectifiers DBS 3900A, PRRU, DRFU, DTRU, DDPU,
GRFU, RRU & GRRU, MRFU, IBS/ DAS Elements & RF Antennae.
IBS/ DAS design preparation.
IBS/ DAS Implementation on sites & hands on experience on all HUAWEI IBS/ DAS-Passive elements.
Transmission (Huawei RTN 600, 900 series and E-Band).
Hands on Experience on RTN Integration Software Web LCT & BTS Integration Software LMT.
Supervised installation of Eltek & HAUWEI rectifiers along with battery bank backup system.
Testing and Media Clearance of Sites from BSC to Sites, E1 Cutover and Media Shifting.
Making of traffic node physical & logical cross connections.
Perform indoor & outdoor installation of Huawei & ZTE equipment per lay out and standard.
Site Integration & 1st Call Test (Uploading & Downloading Data rate Checking Sector wise).
Successful completion Pre-PAT & PAT (Preliminary Acceptance Test), quality standards and
documentation for the acceptances of BTS & TRANSMISSION sites.
Survey and Implementation for the TSS, LOS, Swap and Expansion Project.
Antenna tilts adjustments & panoramic evaluation Involvement in RSL improvement.
Fault location, Health checking, isolation, trouble shooting and snag rectification & expansion.
Coordination with DT Engineer and OMCR Teams to resolve relevant issues.
Troubleshooting of various BSS, RF and TRANSMISSION issues to deliver satisfactory results.
VSWR & Power testing through BIRD SITE MASTER.

EQUIPMENT/ DEVICES/ SOFTWARE TOOLS

HUAWEI IBS Designer Tool.


Map Info and CAD for IBS Designing.
Basic use of TEMS14 & 15 for IBS Walk test and SSV Analysis.
Huawei BTS3012 & BTS3012AE, BTS3900 & 3900A, DBS 3900, RHUB3908.
Huawei Rectifiers HPS 48200A & HPS 48300, APM200 & APM30H, Power cube with FCB, ACB &
DCB battery banks.
Huawei GRRU, GRFU, DTRU, DRFU, MRFU, DDPU and PRRU3901 series.
Huawei MICROWAVE TRANSMISSION RTN 600 & RTN 900 Series.
BIRD meter / Site Analyzer.
Site Maintenance Terminal System Software LMT (BTSM).
iManager Web LCT T2000, U2000.

TECHNICAL TRAININGS & CERTIFICATIONS


Huawei Certified Engineer on Wireless Implementation. (2015)
Huawei Certification on ITR Process and Inventory Management. (2015)
PEC (Pakistan Engineering Council) Certificate on Project Procurement & Contract Management. (2014)
Huawei Certified Engineer on HSE, Network safety & Cyber security. (2014)
Huawei Certified Engineer on 3G-NODE B. (2014)
Huawei Certified Engineer on QA, QC & QM. (2014)
Huawei Certified Engineer on 3G-Transmission & RTN series. (2014)
Certificate of Internship at PTCL Switching Department, Abbott Abad. (2010)
Certificate of Internship RADIO PAKISTAN Transmission Department, Abbott Abad. (2009)

COMMUNICATION & MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Efficient in time, Planning, Scope & Project management and completion within tough deadlines.
Business Process Improvement and problem solving initiating Skills.
Leadership, Decision Making & Effective Communication & Presentation skills.
Flexibility & Adaptability to Change and Strong Technical Competence.
Desire for Learning, self improvement & skill Development.
Ability to work effectively with senior management and a good team player.
Experienced and skilled in working and cooperating within a multicultural environment.
Structured and able in assessing data and formulating solutions plan, prioritize and deliver.
Optimum use of available resources including persons and tools.
Prepared to work under pressure and travel on short notice when circumstances require it.
Good relations with the customer and vendors which yielded significant project benefits.
Ensure implementation of sourcing policies and procedures.

EDUCATION

Bachelor Electronics (Electrical) Engineering (BEE)


COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbott Abad (KPK)
CGPA: 3.10 out of 4.0 (78%)
Research Topic (Final year project): Digital Downlink Converter of a Satellite receiver.
Tool: MATLAB

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 14th Feb 1987.


CNIC: 13101-1383274-9
PEC License# Electro-14189.

REFERENCE

1. Raza Muhammad Murtaza Durrani


IBS Director Huawei Technologies Pakistan.
Mobile: +923005903790/ +923219023545

2. Muhammad Saeed Khan


Project Director Huawei Technologies Iran.
Mobile: +923223000662/ +989039544752