Rami Al Halabi

PMP®, PMI-ACP®

Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate

Bio

A driven Business & Data Analyst and Project Engineer from an Electrical and Electronics Engineering background with 4 years of experience in the oil & energy industry, focusing on business & data analysis, digital transformation, construction execution, project management, and delivery, on multi-billion-dollar EPC projects in UAE, KSA and Oman.

A DIY and tech savvy person, interested in technology, robotics, artificial intelligence applications and everything cutting-edge. An avid reader and a kindle fan.

Member of IEEE and previous student volunteer

Member of Project Management Institute (Toronto Chapter)

Education

Master of Sciences in Industrial Control / Complex Systems

Université de Technologie de Compiègne / Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering III09/2015 – 07/2016 Rank: 1 out of 11

Diplôme d'Ingénieur - Diploma of Engineer in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (MSc.)

Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering III09/2011 – 07/2016Honors: Very Good (Class Top 10%) Final Year Project: 92/100

Work Experience

Engineer II - Construction (Business Analyst)

Feb 2019 – July 2020

Salalah LPG Project | Location: Salalah, Oman | Value: $600 Million | Client: Oman Gas Company


• Designed and developed an IOT digital solution to track the efficiency of manpower and equipment on site, as part of the joint Petrofac/Accenture Industry X.0 team (working in an Agile environment)• Deployed and tested IOT Infrastructure and devices on site as part of the site deployment team• Generated and helped prioritize the required features and functionalities needed from the solution• Lead the site deployment of the solution on the Salalah Project in Oman for 1000 users and 30 equipment• Managed site stakeholder engagement and communications• Individually took over from Accenture team and continued to successfully run the solution for 8 months• Interacted continuously with the development team to ensure the timely delivery of features and functions, while providing the required clarifications from an end user perspective• Solved low adoption issues by creating and monitoring metrics through rich Power BI dashboards that augmented the data generated by the solution• Extracted useful insights to increase manpower and equipment productivity by conducting site data analysis; These weekly interventions pointed site management and relevant stakeholders to areas of improvement• Received great feedback when presenting the solution to the CEO, Board of Directors and Shareholders
*Official system designation is “Engineer II – Construction” due to standardized company positions

Engineer II - Construction (Site Project Engineer)

Oct 2016 – Feb 2019

Jazan Refinery Tank Farm (JRTF) Project | Jazan, KSA | Value: $1.3 Billion | Client: Saudi Aramco


• Planned and supervised the execution of building services construction activities (electrical and instrumentation), including delivery of the required materials, equipment, and documentation• Established myself as a System Owner, accountable for the timely completion and delivery of buildings in respective area of authority (2 substation buildings, 6 process control buildings and auxiliaries)• Resolved numerous issues relating to engineering drawings, material shortages and on-site clashes in a quality-conscious and cost-conscious manner that slashed subcontractor claims by ~30%• Monitored and controlled daily & weekly progress or subcontractor construction team, taking corrective and preventive measure to achieve activity deadlines, major milestones, and maintain quality KPIs• Reported site status to management and client representatives through clear and concise reports• Lead and participated in client representatives’ meetings related to progress updates and resolving issues• Completed Basic First Aid, CPR and Fire Safety Training from the National Safety Council• Promoted from Engineer III – Electrical (Site Project Engineer) in Oct 2018• Completed the Petrofac Academy 16-week training program in Sharjah Head Office, UAE

Skills & Expertise

  • Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

  • Business intelligence & Data analytics

  • Data ETL, analysis & reporting: Excel, Power Query

  • Data Visualization: Power BI, SQL, Tableau, Python

  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite

  • Digital transformation

  • Change management

  • CBAP Certification Course, SimpliLearn

  • Requirements gathering

  • Construction projects (EPC)

  • Substations and Electrical Power Distribution

  • End-to-End & User Acceptance Testing

  • Agile & Predictive project management

  • Planning: Primavera P6 (Basics)

  • Networking (CCNA)

  • Communication Skills

  • Teamwork & Team Collaboration Software

  • Stakeholder management

  • Problem solving & Analytical thinking

  • Attention to detail

  • Fluent in English & Arabic

Professional Development & Merits

  • Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate, Microsoft, USA, Sep 2020

  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), Project Management Institute, USA, Jul 2020

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®), Project Management Institute, USA, Feb 2020

  • Certified Electrical Engineer, Order of Engineers and Architects, Beirut (2017 – Present)

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Certification Training, Simplilearn

  • Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Exchange Program, USA Department of State, OR, USA, 2009-2010 (Merit)

Volunteer Work & Professional Affiliations

  • Member & Volunteer, Project Management Institute (2019 – Present)

  • Member & Volunteer, IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2012 – Present)

    • Faculty chair of IEEE Student Branch (2014-2016)

    • Active IEEE student member, LabVIEW community member, Cyber Community member (2012-2016)

  • Member, Lebanese State Alumni Community (2010 – Present)

  • First-Lego League Competitor and Volunteer (2007-2012)

Languages

English: Full professional and social proficiency

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Arabic: Native tongue, fully proficient

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French: Intermediate reading, very limited speaking proficiency

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Interests

  • 📚 Reading

  • Travel

  • 👨‍🔬 Science & Technology

  • 🏋️ Fitness

  • 😷 Surviving 2020

  • 🎧 Music

  • Chess

  • 📸 Amateur Photography

  • 🛠 DIY & Personal Projects

  • 👨‍💻 Coding (And unnecessary automation)