Ahmed from Egypt applies for Blue Card Germany

Information and communications technology service managers

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Name of profession: Information and communications technology service managers Name of latest business sector: Giesecke & Devrient Latest occupation/title: IT Manager Latest main activities: Managing all IT activities


Completed education: master Title or Qualification: Master in Business Adminstration Specialisation: Information Systems Additional trainings: Strategic Management

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | Munich 2. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | 3. Preferred country | region / city: France |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => excellent 2. Language skills: french => 3. Language skills: Arabic => excellent

Personal note /detailed application:

A highly experienced and result-oriented IT Manager with 10+ years of solid experience in IT industry. Solid technical and business qualifications with proven ability to bridge technology and business goals to provide productive solutions. Hands-on, experience in project management, information systems, data security, help desk operations management, network infrastructure, web design and development. Possess vast experience of coordinating and managing IT projects starting from requirement gathering till final implementation and user training. Adept in building strong relationships with IT staff, customers, vendors and third party contractors.


IT Manager
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D)

01/2010 to Present
• Responsible for overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions for G&D branches in Egypt.
• Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT
systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
• Recommend information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, anticipating requirements.
• Manage all IT projects starting from project initiation till final implementation and acceptance meeting stakeholders’ expectations with focus on the quality, time and budget.
• Initiates and implement improvements in all areas of IT responsibility.
• Manage financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget
• Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software packages.
• Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
• Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
• Ensuring the security of data from internal and external attack.
• Oversees troubleshooting help desk activities and provides expert support when necessary.
• Ensures that all IT audit findings are resolved according to the audit reports.
• Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products and other IT supplies.
• Serve as primary contact with outside vendors in the generation of RFPs, bids, contracts,
agreements, and other major vendor interactions.

IT Coordinator
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D)
03/2008 – 12/2009
• Coordinate all IT projects between headquarter in Munich and our branch in Cairo.
• Monitor and maintain the organization computer systems and networks in Cairo and all its branches all over Egypt.
• Support and maintenance of existing infrastructure, applications, and development of new technical solutions.
• Configure and test of any new hardware and software

• Install the required software on the client’s machine and provide them with the required training and support.
• Create new employees accounts and give them the required access to the organization applications and systems.
• Ensure that all IT systems (mail, backup, antivirus system, telephone, etc…) are working properly according to the company standards and procedures to avoid any risk of loss or destruction of data.
• Support the roll-out of new applications.
Egyptian Cement Company (ECC)
05/2006 – 02/2008
• Manage and administer the company’s website.
• Upgrade website by updating content and graphics, monitor website performance and results.
• Review corporate web pages, make recommended revisions, and complete all necessary updates.
• Ensure that the website works properly and can be accessed any time from any device.
• Identify and evaluate improvement options by introducing new technology.
Web Designer
RAYA software
11/2003 – 04/2006
• Designed websites and web portals by clarifying goals and design functionality.
• Create sitemap structure, navigation and user interface for websites.
• Created websites content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; design images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
• Managed and administered the G77 2nd south summit web portal held in Doha in 2005.
Master of Business Administration
German University in Cairo, Jun. 2013
Concentration: Information Systems
Bachelor Degree in Management Sciences
Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, Jun. 2003
Major: Computer & Information Systems
Secondary Education Certificate
English School, Egypt, Jun. 1999

Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
American Chamber of Commerce, Jul. 2009
Professional Certificate in Electronic Business
American University in Cairo, Nov. 2008

Date of Birth: June 30,1982
Marital Status: Married Military Service: Exempted
Nationality: Egyptian
References furnished upon request


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