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 project management industry, focusing on business & data analysis, digital transformation, construction execution, project management, and delivery, on multi-billion-dollar EPC projects.

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)

Currently In Progress:

  • Electrical Engineering Connections Bridging Program (ACCES Employment & Humber College)

  • Applying for Professional Engineer (P.Eng / EIT) designation with PEO

  • Accumulating experience for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification

Education

ACCES Employment Bridging Program / Electrical Engineering Connections

ACCES Employment & Humber College, Toronto, Canada10/2020 12/2020

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

Volunteer Business & Data Analyst

Nov 2020 – Present


Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC), Ontario, CA
  • Assisting in driving the implementation and adoption of Microsoft Power BI across the organization
  • Analyzing management needs in terms of decision-making and creating supporting data-driven Power BI reports
  • Creating technical and training material for the implementation of Power BI
  • Understanding business processes and trends and suggesting improvements

Engineer / Business Analyst

Feb 2019 – July 2020


Petrofac Limited, Sharjah UAE
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 (requirements) 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 (Used Power Query, M Query, DAX and SQL)
  • 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

Engineer / Site Project Engineer

Oct 2016 – Feb 2019


Petrofac Limited, Sharjah UAE

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


  • Planned and supervised the execution of building services construction day-to-day 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 my 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 status to management and client representatives through clear and concise reports (Excel & Power BI)
  • Facilitated and participated in client representatives’ meetings related to progress updates and resolving issues

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

  • Requirements Gathering

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Change Management

  • Communication Skills

  • Digital Transformation

  • CBAP Certification Course, SimpliLearn

  • Agile & Predictive Project Management

  • Construction Projects (EPC)

  • Substations and Electrical Power Distribution

  • Planning: Primavera P6 (Basics)

  • Networking (CCNA)

  • End-to-End & User Acceptance Testing

  • Teamwork & Team Collaboration Software

  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite

  • 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

  • Volunteer Business & Data Analyst, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (2020 – Present)

  • 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)