Business Process Analyst, ERP / Project / Web Applications Manager

Saeed Aslam Siddiki
CV Reference # CV1750648

Contact Information King Fahad Road / Olya EBI KSA P. O. Box 8166 11482 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Career Objective Phone (Evening): +9661.4636099 Mobile: +966.502991822 E−Mail: saeed.siddiki@gmail.com

A project manager with a brilliant track record of spearheading turnkey ERP and business solutions for some of the leading global entities in the region. Seeking a strategic techno−managerial position with a dynamic organization to formulate and spearhead major initiatives aimed achieving long term organizational profit objectives. Personal Information Nationality: Resident of: Birthdate: Gender: Marital Status: Number of Dependants: Professional Experience January 2005 − Present: EB KSA Projects − Head Emirates Bank International (EBI) Saudi Arabia Highlights: • Build and sustaining cross border teams in Riyadh and Dubai within 3 months of joining (Comprising of 5 members). Conducted and retained full KPI’s of all team members. • Completed 3 critical projects over the course of 9 months • Lead the resolution of 30 major systems production issues within 5 months of joining • Prioritized and realigned local system strategies to Dubai HO objectives and goals. Responsibilities: • Responsible for reengineering the entire process which resulted in new staff hierarchy and job descriptions, optimal utilization of the in sourced and outsourced logistics fleet and cost efficient systems. • Evaluating and monitoring the status quo of all branches of EB through ERP Logistics Module. Ensuring optimal usage of all available resources to operate as per schedule and within budgeted overheads. Enforcing budgetary guidelines and cost control. • Collating and analyzing data pertaining to various performance and business Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 20 Oct, 1977 Male Married 2

parameters to plan and effect turnkey operational solutions, aimed to enhance profitability, throughput and system responses. • Drafting annual budgets, effecting cost cutting measures, evaluating tenders for sub−contractors and outsourced jobs, providing regular reports and analysis to senior management on business process activities, as well as financial and budgetary implications. • Designing and scheduling tasks for seasonal demand cycles, meeting assigned targets and effectively managing quality and costs. • Reviewing industrial performance, market trends, competitor’s strategies, after sales services structure, vendor relations, customer analysis, SWOT reports, and budgetary adherence on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis. January 2004 − December 2004: Business Process Analyst Samba Financial Group Saudi Arabia Key Responsibilities: • Liaised with personnel across departments with diverse technical and professional profiles (business unit staff, supervisors, technical staff etc.) to develop policies and facilitate the implementation of system modules, models, and or enhancements. • Worked with a team of programmers, technical support specialists, database administrators, system analysts, and other associated IT professionals to create integrated range of solutions for diverse financial systems. • Conducted customized training sessions, seminars and presentations for Corporate Relationship Managers to leverage newer systems and identify / bridge GAPS in existing process models. • Performed market analysis based on information gathered before proposing projects to the management. • Analyzed impact of proposed solution across the organization and developed cases that explain / demonstrate business requirements / specifications. • Lead systems enhancement efforts which lead to a comprehensive systems development strategy. Generated key reports to support quality control and provide time−critical information. September 2000 − January 2004: Web Operations Manager Saudi American Bank Saudi Arabia Saudi American Bank (SAMBA), one of the largest banks in the Middle East, employing a total staff of 2, 500 with state of the art technology infrastructure. Highlights: • Set up e−Business Solutions Unit that to cater to the Intranet. Devised complete wire−frames for the internet / intranet sites ensuring consistency in look and reducing duplication of work • Originated the steps within the Emergency Command Center procedures, developed and facilitated e−Awareness sessions within SAMBA. • Composed various articles on the intranet support information architecture. • Piloted the conceptualization, management, and sustenance of the portal architecture and coordinated with the business and technology teams. • Initiated a ‘Web Watchers Group’ and conducted proper usability tests to improve application acceptance. • Perfected the in house content management system / application (CMS / CMA) based on user tests. June 1998 − October 1999: e−Marketing Assistant Community Webs Inc.(CWI) Littleton CO USA, United States Major Responsibilities & Highlights:

Marketing: • Formulated marketing master plan and conceptualized strategies to identify and capture target consumer base while having a firm eye on objectives, based on extensive research of on−line navigation trends. • Orchestrated the strategic placement of banner ads and thumbnails on key areas of the site to boost banner popularity and in return boost client satisfaction. Developed online alliances and affiliate programs which link to CWI. (Link exchange, reporting.net) • Spearheaded market studies to identify competitors and to develop strategies to counteract the potential business threats. • Creating stage−wise profit projection reports in consonance with preceding factors. Enhanced the development strategies on Return on Investment (ROI) and devised alternative revenue streams. Technical: • Repositioned and enhanced the site performance through constant aesthetic and technical feedback to web designers, performed test runs on the final site across various platforms and configurations to ensure optimal compatibility • Augmented the page templates for standardized production. • Revamped the site by creatively utilizing MP3 technologies and by recording the general tracks used on certain banner ads. Education August 1999: University Of Denver, Daniel's College of Business, Colorado, United States Bachelors/Higher Diploma, Marketing Management Achievements: • Graduated with a cumulative 3.3 / 4.0 GPA • Daniel's College of Business Dean's Honors List (Spring of 1998) • Hotel Restaurant & Tourism Russell Travel Grant (Fall of 1998) • Was the lead speaker within the Arab Student Body and other occasions that needed a multilingual approach. Career Level Career Level: Notice Period: Target Job Job Location: Job Category: UAE; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ; UK; USA Banking; Consulting Services; Customer Service; Financial Services; Human Resources; Information Technology; Internet/E−commerce; Marketing; Management; FMCG Employee Full time Management (Manager/Director of Staff) 6 months or less

Employment Type: Employment Status: Skills

Skill ERP, Business Process Analysis, Strategic Marketing Mgmt, Project Mgmt, Content Mgmt, Devpt & Copywriting E−business Skills, Systems Mgmt, Budgeting, Cost Cutting, Standardizing Procedures & Report Generation Developing Wire frames with Macromedia Fireworks, Web Applications, MS Office, Access & HTML

Level Expert

Years practiced More than 5 years

Last used 1 month or less

Expert

More than 5 years

1 month or less

Expert

More than 5 years

1 month or less

Communication, Interpersonal, Analytical, Expert Team Building, Creative Problem Solving & Leadership Skills Languages Language Arabic English Urdu References Reference Abdullah Alawami RM Eastern Province Suliman Ansari Product Manager Nasir Sakrani RM / CM Corp. Dept. Farid Farouq Projects / IT Head Level Expert Expert Expert

More than 5 years

1 month or less

Years practiced More than 10 years More than 10 years More than 10 years

Last used 1 month or less 1 month or less 1 month or less

Relation Phone SAMBA Finanical +966.505653394 Group Unilever UAE +971.506550874 Emirates Bank Islamic Banking Dubai Islamic Bank +9715.06517295 +9715.04537077

E−Mail abdullah.alawami@samba.com.sa − SakraniN@emiratesbank.com −