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Ammar S.

Technology, Creative, Consulting,  Business Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.
  |   Lahore, Punjab
  |  10:00 am Local Time


I have more than 15 years of experience in planning, developing, maintaining and managing IT systems.

Lead cross-functional teams with diverse technical background.

Experience in business process, outsourcing and offshoring of technology and back-office functions, IT operations and IT architecture design.

Track record of driving operational improvement through IT-enablement of business processes, and experience in driving front-line change.

Solid career progression and track record of success and tangible accomplishments.
Service Description
National College of Arts
Masters in Multimedia
2003 - 2005
ALCOS Post Gradation in software development
1998 - 1999
Punjab University
Bachelors in Commerce
1996 - 1998
Business Technologies (PVT) Ltd.
Chief Operating Officer
2008 - Present
Responsibilities Strategic planning and resource allocation for all projects Establish operational processes/ process improvement Ensure all team heads are fully informed of operational objectives Set operational and / or performance goals for each department which are aggressive, achievable and tied to long-term goals Monitor departments performance against performance goals to ensure that progress is being made Conduct regular meetings to ensure that priorities are clear Ensure activities comply with organizational requirements for quality management, legal stipulations, and general duty of care.
Pharmagen Limited.
Chief Technology Officer
2006 - 2008
Responsibilities Overall responsibilities for the IT support strategy, staff performance and management of MIS operations in all the group companies. Direct reporting to CIO and senior management, provision of leadership within the group. Monitor (proposed) spending against budgets Identified, designed and implemented Standard Operation Procedures to responsively run IT operations throughout the organization Overseeing the development, planning, and implementation, in alignment with the IT Services strategic planning Leverage emerging technologies to drive innovative IT strategies Coordinate security policies with risk-management strategies.
Deputy Project Manager
2005 - 2006
Responsibilities Managed multiple projects for the above stated client Served as a tier between senior management and development teams Ensured coordination between teams of various projects Involved in project scoping activities. Managed project timelines and resources Responsibilities included for development techniques implementation consistency for all projects Reviewed all the relevant documentation Ensured timely delivery of iterations/releases. Identified risks and provided contingency and mitigation plans.
Business Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Project Manager
2003 - 2005
Responsibilities Planned, forecasted, and managed resources for stipulated IT activities of the project. Identified, tracked, managed and resolved project issues Identified and mitigated project risk. Prepared feasibility studies, requirement definition, functional specifications, IT architecture, terms of reference, requests for proposals and contract documents. Analysis and Designed various application modules. Created and implemented training plans and curriculum design Supplied reliable and high-quality resolution to complex customer escalations. Worked as a liaison between QA and Development Made sure that team members follow the standard processes and procedures Ensured that the solution is of acceptable quality
Software Engineer
1999 - 2002
Developed Use Case, Activity diagrams and Sequence diagrams for various features. Responsible for the software development of features assigned. Responsibilities included documentation of the Internal Design Document of the project.
Payment Terms
None specified
Ammar S. | Elance

Ammar S.