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Employed by Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) as a SAP Specialist for Supply Chain. I am currently leading various teams and projects through DEWA's Digital Transformation journey in line with various government initiatives, In-house projects and enhancements.

Career Summary

  • 14+ years of experience as a Materials Management & Warehouse Management consultant.
  • Completed 9 end-to-end life-cycles for SAP MM with leading consulting firms.
  • 2 complete lifecycles of SAP MDG - Materials module.
  • Strong consultancy and leadership skills exhibited throughout my professional career
  • Part of DEWA team that won the 'Best Government IT Department'
  • Managed serveral projects to enable DEWA's Paperless Transformation.
  • Experience across multiple industry sectors such as Oil& Gas, Telecom, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector & FMCG

Skills

SAP Materials Management

Various implementations of SAP in the fields of Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector, Oil & Gas

SAP Warehouse Management

Implemented SAP Warehouse Management modules for Telecom, Public Sector and Pharmaceutical sectors. Lead the WM implementation for DEWA along with Hand held devices and inventory barcoding project.

SAP Master Data Governance (MDG)

Leading the SAP MDG implementation at DEWA has helped me gained exposure to the SAP MDG. As a functional lead, I have been responsible for the configuration, training and testing of the system. 

Supply Chain Manaement

Gained through my professional education at UOWD and consultancy work experience at various clients

SAP Supplier Relationship Management

Gained through my experience as a consultant involved in continuous support for SRM at DEWA and a life-cycle implementation at PTCL

Project Management

Gained through my experience as an in-house Project Manager and Team leader at DEWA

Education

Sep 2014May 2016

Master of Science - Supply Chain & Logistics

University of Wollongong in Dubai

The degree is centred towards studying the different scenarios and complexities of supply chain systems around the world.

Sep 2002Dec 2005

Bachelors in Computer Science - Software Development

University of Wollongong in Dubai

The degree has equipped me with the advanced programming knowledge using languages such as JAVA, C++, C, SQL and PLSQL. Courses pertaining to IT management and project management were also a part of this degree.

Work experience

Dec 2011Present

Specialist - SAP Supply Chain

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority - DEWA

DEWA is rated the best government IT department by the Dubai Government Excellent Program and has received the Sheikh Mohammed's Flag for best government initiative. DEWA is also rated best in the world for 'Getting Electricity' by World Bank's Doing Business 2020 report.  

I am Currently leading a team of SAP functional and technical consultants through the support and continuous improvement in the modules of Materials Management, Warehouse Management, Quality Management and Master Data Governance at DEWA. I am responsible for the execution of government initiatives and analyzing their impact on existing functionalities. 

 

Materials Management activities and achievements

  • Lead the DEWA's Paperless Project for Supply Chain. DEWA was awarded as the first government department to achieve 100% paperless processes.
  • Digital transformation of DEWA's SAP Procurement approvals through an internal mobile application using SAP Fiori standard and customized screens.
  • Continous improvement of existing SAP solutions.
  • Lead the S4 HANA HEC migration team for Supply Chain modules.
  • Lead the Supply Chain (MM,WM,QM & MDG) authorization design and Integration with GRC system
  • Lead the Integration of Materials Management module with SUP (Sybase Unwired Platform) to change the interface of SAP for higher management and allow approval and review of documents on iPad, iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices.
  • Lead the MM and WM teams during the major upgrade from EHP6 to EHP8.

 

Recent Projects:

  • SAP Master Data Governance - Material - Leading the in-house implementation team for SAP MDG system. Our implementation of MDG 9.0 system is the first in the region and is entirely being done in-house.
  • KPI and Optimization Project - Lead the procurment teams and technical RPA resources for a KPI and procurement optimization project.
  • SAP UI Logging & Masking - Implemented the new UI Logging and UI Masking tool that helps log screen level data for various users across and organization. My role in this project was to short-list the right product for the job and to carry out the licensing along with the configuration for Quality and Production systems. 
  • Tejari system - Functional lead for integrating Tejari system (used by SMEs and other government entities) with DEWA’s SRM system.
  • VAT Implementation - Lead the MM team during the recent VAT implementation. This change included testing and re-deploying all standard and customized enhancements across the MM specturm.
  • IPad Application for Approvals (SUP) - Functional lead for the iPad approval application via the SUP platform. The higher management now only uses this application to approve any MM/SRM related documents in the system.
  • Smart Application for DEWA – Functional lead for Smart government project which will integrate our SRM/MM processes with an iPad and iPhone application. This project was undertaken as per the initiative of Dubai Government.
  • Warehouse Management - Enhancement of Warehouse Management configuration and functionalities. Restructuring DEWAs existing bin system and mapping it with the SAP system.
  • Warehouse Inventory Bar-coding - Leading the on-going implementation of bar-coding solution for DEWA warehouse managed (WM) stores. A third-party is involved to carry out the development and the configuration of the equipment. My role is to carry out the relevant MM/WM configuration in the system as well as providing consultancy services to the management.
Dec 2009Dec 2011

Managing Consultant MM

IBM Pakistan

I have worked as a Managing Consultant for SAP R/3 Solutions at IBM Pakistan. My Job role consisted of implementing of projects related to Materials Management and Warehouse Management. I have also completed 1 lifecycle in Plant Maintenance module at this company. I have been deputed on the following projects.

Employer

Client

Role

Dates

IBM

Shell Petroleum UAE & Oman (IS-Oil)

SAP MM & PM Consultant

Jan 2011 - Dec2011

IBM

Rafhan Maize Products Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Teamlead MM

Dec 2009 - Aug 2010

Jul 2006Dec 2009

Senior SAP Functional Consultant MM

Siemens Pakistan

I have worked as a Senior Functional Consultant for SAP R/3 Solutions at Siemens Pakistan Engineering Co. Ltd. I have also worked the implementation of on additional modules such Warehouse Management and Supplier Relationship Management during my tenure with the company.

My projects with Siemens include the following:

Employer

Client

Role

Dates

Siemens

Federal Board of Revenue

Teamlead MM

Jun 2009 – Dec 2009

Siemens

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd.

Consultant – MM

Feb 2009 – Jun 2009

Siemens

Pakistan Telecom Mobile Ltd.

Consultant – MM

Mar 2007 – June 2009

Siemens

Ali Gohar Pharmaceutical

Consultant – MM (Internship)

Jul 2006 – Feb 2007

Certifications

Jun 2006Jul 2006

SAP Materials Management - ECC 4.7

SAP A.G.

Siemens Pakistan.