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    Mohamed Elsadig

    Group Head of IT

    Elnefeidi Holding Group Ltd.

    Sudan - Khartoum
    Master's degree, MBA
    13 years, 8 months

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    Group Head of IT

    Elnefeidi Holding Group Ltd.
    February 2014
    To Present
    Sudan - Khartoum
     Building the IT strategy for the group, and the sub companies.
     Establishing and building the Main Datacenter serving all the group companies.
     Responsible of Designing, building, and operating the IT infrastructure for 19 companies in different business sectors.
     Managing the IT Projects from initiation to closure with PMI project management standards.
     Setting the IT Service Management process and system to manage incidents, service requests, problems, release, IT assets, and change.

    IT Manager

    March 2012
    To February 2014
    Sudan - Khartoum
    --Establish the IT department at the company since it is a startup.
    --Plan, budget and implement IT systems and software
    -- Manage vendor relationships and service contracts. Recommends updates to service plans. (license and warranty updates)
    --Implementation of Retail Management system with POS, back end inventory system, and full integration with accounting.
    --Develop and maintain corporate IT policies regarding the execution and testing of information storage, system back-ups, recovery, and offsite tape storage. Voice & VPN with due emphasis on security of information at all times.
    --Assist in selection of and implementation of new corporate IT systems, software and hardware.

    Manager Business Applications Engineering

    Vision Valley
    December 2010
    To March 2012
    United Arab Emirates - Dubai
    Manage, Design, deploy and support the necessary infrastructure and applications required to run the business applications carried by Vision Valley.
     Manage the resources of the Business Applications Department in all aspects such as availability, efficiency, training and quality of performance.
     Develop and market the opensource products, especially OpenERP.
     Extend the necessary functional assistance to all relevant parties in the company such as the Quality Management and other Departments.

    Head of IT Infrastructure Section

    Ministry of Forign Affairs Sudan
    March 2010
    To December 2010
    United Arab Emirates - Dubai
    Managing the IT infrastructure systems, and network for Sudan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), and all Sudanese Embassies and Consulates all over the world.
    Managing the Section, and making sure that it achieves its objectives efficiently, on time.
    Specifying the required projects for the section and its estimated duration, and budget
    Preparing the Request for proposal (RFP) document for the projects
    Evaluating bidders, and negotiating them until kicking off the project
    Managing the Section Projects
    Building the team capabilities to execute, manage, and administer the infrastructure projects, and operations.

    Head of Solution Department

    Vsion Valley
    March 2008
    To March 2010
    Sudan - Khartoum
    Managing the department, and making sure that it achieves its objectives efficiently, on time, within budget.
    Creating and managing the department procedures, and making sure procedures are followed and that it adheres to the international standards.
    Managing the projects assigned to the department
    Handling businesses related to Information Technology Strategies, Enterprise Applications, Operating Systems, Databases, Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions.
    Process analysis and re-engineering for customer processes, and mapping the requirements and workflows to systems.
    Consultation services for the ERP Systems and Information Technology Areas.
    Determining the direction of the department, where it needs to expand and where it needs to put less effort.
    Coaching department engineers, make sure they develop their career and use their time effectively.
    Marketing for the department services, and trying to open new business
    Creating new business partnerships with new vendors and keeping a good relationship with the existing vendors.

    Acting General Manager

    Vision Valley
    June 2009
    To July 2009
    Sudan - Khartoum
    Managing all department managers and making sure they achieve their objectives effectively.
    Establishing good relationships with all the company employees.
    Encourage employees to perform their job in the most efficient and effective ways.
    Managing the company resources, and making sure that it is used in the best possible way.
    Insuring customer satisfaction.

    Senior Systems Engineer

    Vision Valley
    April 2007
    To March 2008
    United Arab Emirates - Dubai
    Project manager for different IT projects, from the initiation of the project till its closure, following PMI standards in project management.
    Installation, Configuration and Design of Thin clients with load balancing and failure groups.
    Administering Sun Microsystems Solaris based servers, working with different kinds of
    servers, e.g. SunFireV100, SunFireV120, SunFireV220, SunFireV240, SunFireV440, SunFire T1000 Server, and Sun X4100.
    Installation, Configuration and Design of Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC).
    Installation, configuration, Design, and training of Disaster Recovery Solutions using Storage Area Networks (SAN).

    Systems Engineer

    Vision Valley
    June 2003
    To April 2007
    United Arab Emirates - Dubai
    Installation, Configuration and Design of Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC).
    Installation, configuration, Design, and training of Disaster Recovery Solutions using Storage Area Networks (SAN).
    Installation, configuration, and training on Varitas NetBackup systems, and integration with different Sun StorEdge Systems
    Assessment and consultancy of the IT systems for several organizations.
    Installation, Configuration, and training of Content Management systems.
    Application Development and On-call support of Oracle 9i Application & Oracle9i Database Servers, On Sun MicroSystems platforms.
    Installation, Configuration, Administration, and Development of different applications on Sun Solaris OS.

    Extra years of experience not listed above:  None  


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    Master's degree, MBA

    at Heriot-Watt University - ongoing
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    December 2014

    Bachelor's degree, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    at University of sharjah
    United Arab Emirates - Sharjah
    Grade: 3.16 out of 4
    January 2003
    B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (First Class-Distinction)
    Sept., 1998 - Jan., 2003 University of Sharjah (Sharjah, UAE)

    Specialties & Skills

    Sun Solaris

    Oracle administation (OCP holder)

    Storage Area Networks SAN

    Project Management (PMP holder)

    Sun Java Enterprise Systems (mail, identity, directory,and web)

    IT Service Management

    Cloud Computing and Virtualization

    Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

    Disaster Recovery

    IT Management

    Cloud Computing


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    Training And Certifications

    Business Communication Skills

    KairosTraining Limited
    February 2012

    ITIL® 2011 Intermediate Qualification: Service Operation

    Quint Wellington Redwood
    September 2013

    ITIL® 2011 Intermediate Qualification: Service Design

    Quint Wellington Redwood
    August 2013

    ITIL V3 Capability : OSA

    April 2011

    PMP Certification Course,

    August 2007

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    horse ridding, swimming, and travelling


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    As Manager Engineering IP in Vision Valley

    By murtada makki (COLLEAGUE) on 29-09-2013
    "I had the pleasure to work with Mohamed as a peer for couple of years @ Vision Valley. We've got to do lots of challenging projects that would have not materialized if it wasn't for his sharpness. Mohamed has a gifted charisma, a very impressive knowledge base, and years of hands on; these three factors made him the professional person he is."

    As Business Development Manager in Electronic Banking Services Co.

    By Mohammed ALKheir (COLLEAGUE) on 25-09-2013
    "Mr. Mohammed ElSadig has an entrepreneurial spirit, good strategic vision with excellent interpersonal skills. His written and oral communication is clear and concise with a good attention to detail. Sadig provided leadership and direction for his field and office based teams and engenders a good spirit"