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Mazen Kabbara

Candidate ID: 1719277

Career Summary

Post Graduate with 19 years experience in IT - Software functional area Senior IT Business Consultant/ Senior IT Relationship Manager, Project Manager & Senior Business Analyst in the IT Banking/Corporate Credit / Financial Control /Audit ,Risk Management, Central Bank requirements ,cOMPLIANCE

Skill Set

IT Consultant- IT Manager - MIS Manager

Professional Information

Total Experience : 19

Nationality : Lebanon

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : IT - Software

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Mazen Kabbara
mazenkabbara@hotmail.com
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Tel: +965 97200375

SUMMARY

Senior IT Business Consultant/ Senior IT Relationship Manager, Project Manager & Senior Business Analyst in the IT Banking/Corporate Credit / Financial Control /Audit ,Risk Management, Central Bank requirements ,Regulatory /Compliance , and Operation Sectors, with 15 years’ experience.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kuwait Finance House , Kuwait 2005– Present

Position : Senior IT Business Consultant/Senior it Relationship Manager in the Business consultant Department , Information Technology Sector
Business consultant for wholesale Department, wealth Management , Financial Control, Risk Management ,Cards department ,Bank sector, Central Bank of Kuwait Requirements ,Audit and Central Operation Department Which contain all operation and credit Business in Kuwait Finance House , (Credit Department Deals , Salary Unit, Clearing Unit , incoming/outgoing message unit (SWIFT),Reconciliation , Credit operation, Investment , Real State , VIP)

Systems :

Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR)
Net Stable Fund Ratio (NSFR )
IFRS9
Risk Rating system ( Moody’s )
Asset Liability Management (Sungard)
Liquidity Risk (Sungard)
Market Risk ( Sungard)
FTP ( Fund Transfer Price, Sungard)
FATCA
Stress Controller For Risk Management-Stress Testing ( Kuwait , Malaysia, Turkey , Bahrain, London )
Capital Adequacy Project ( Basel II, sungard System credit Risk Module )
Operation Risk System ( Sungard)
New corporate Credit System ( IBS)
Financial Consolidation ( Cognoss – IBM)
Budgeting System (Cognoss – IBM)
Oracle Financial System ( Payable, Assets )
Oracle Procurement
CBK System (Central Bank of Kuwait Requests)
Credit card System
Financial Control Department Reports Systems
Automate incoming/outgoing message (SWIFT)
Automate Salary System
Data Warehouse system
• Contracting
• Project manager
• Analyzing system requirements
• Analyzing the new Business Requirements
• Plan the Project Management
• Team Leader for Business Systems
• Follow the maintenance an the support for the systems

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait 2001 - 2005

Position: Systems Officer into Wholesale banking / Automation Services Division
Analyst and Developed: Corporate Banking Provision Automation
Retail Collection Module
Special Assets Management Retail Portfolio
Retail Banking Provision Automation
Corporate Banking Risk Rating Application
Credit Application Database for Corporate Customers
Automated Printer Report Application
Retail Collection Monitoring
Checking Interrupt Transaction Application
Backup For City Dealer Application
All this Project was done through Risk Management Dept
• Analyzing system requirements
• Applications programming and system development
• System implementation (installation and configuration, acceptance testing, and user training)
• System maintenance
• Post-implementation review and enhancement recommendations.
• Trainer for more than 250 Bank Employees


ADDITIONAL PART-TIME JOB EXPERIENCE:

Teaching Skills:


Kuwait Finance House - Kuwait 2011 – Present :
Position: Instructor , Teaching Kuwait finance Staff

Financial Modeling
MIS ( Management Information System)
Business Object 4
Business Object Dashboard
Ms Access Level 1 , Level2 , Level3
Ms Excel Level 1 ,Level 2, Level 3
PowerPoint Level 1,2,3
Visio
Outlook
I Taught more than 1500 Employees from Kuwait Finance House

Al Ahli Bank Of Kuwait 2002 - 2005

Position: Instructor , Teaching Kuwait finance Staff
Ms Access Level 1 , Level2 , Level3
Ms Excel Level 1 ,Level 2, Level 3


I Taught more than 1000 Employees from Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait

American Universal College, Tripoli, Lebanon, December 2000- January 2001
Position: Instructor for Adobe Photoshop and MS-Office suite.

CAT Company, Beirut, Lebanon, summer 1999
Position: MSExcel Trainer

Dar Al Tarbiya Walta’alim, Tripoli 1998 – 1999
Position: Computer Instructor, training on Windows 98 and MSOffice

Private Computer Instructor, Tripoli & Beirut, 1997 – June ?2001
Teaching private individuals and groups on MSOffice 97/2000, Adobe PhotoShop, Corel Draw, Basic, Visual Basic, C++, HTML, Internet Explorer.


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Systems and Business Analyst in the bank Area, applications analysis and requirements specification (reports, graphic user interface, and forms), database design, systems documentation, Creative Internet website design and programming, training, software and hardware installation and testing.

Programming Languages:
Visual Basic.Net, Visual Basic 6 ,C++ , HTML, GWBasic and JavaScript.
Database:
SQL2000, MS-Access.
Software Tools :
Visual Studio .Net, Visual Studio 97, Ms-Access ,XML, ASP, MS-Office 97/2000,Ms Project ,FrontPage, Flash Macromedia, Swish 1.5., Crystal Report, Adobe photoshop, Corel Draw ,3DCool.
Operating Systems:
Windows 95 / 98 / 2000; Windows NT; and Windows XP.
Networks: Windows 2000,Windows NT.
Functional areas: Bank, financial applications, Pharmaceutical and medical.


EDUCATION
Prepared to get Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, 2003
Major Courses: Programming SQL Server 2000 Database (code 2073), Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming (code 2559), Developing Microsoft.NET application for Windows (Visual Basic.NET) (code 2565), Programming ADO.NET (code 2389), Introduction to XML and Microsoft.NET platform (code 2500), Introduction to ASP.NET (code 2063), Deploying XML web services using ASP.NET (code 2524), Developing component – based application using Microsoft.NET enterprise Services (code 2557), Developing Microsoft ASP.net web Application using Visual Studio.NET (code 2310), Modeling business requirement to create a dbase using MS Visual Studio.NET enterprise (code 2090).

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S), American University of Technology, Lebanon, 1997 - 2001

Major Courses: System Analyses and Design, Management Information System, Data Structure, Digital system, Artificial Intelligent, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management & programming, Calculus, Programming 1 & 2, Accounting 1 & 2, Finance1, Operating system, Business computing, Internet, Networking.


Technical Baccalaureate (BT3), Norton Technical Institute, Lebanon, 1994-1997
Major courses: Basic Language, Computer and network technology, Digital system, Accounting.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Arabic, English, and French


IT CERTIFICATIONS and Acknowledgments:

• Prince 2 Certified Level 1
• Microsoft Electronic Library ( Beirut – Lebanon)
• SWIFT ALLIANCE System Training ( Dubai)
• Microsoft Certification (Programming SQL Server 2000 Database)
• Microsoft Certification (Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming)
• Microsoft Certification (Developing Microsoft.NET application for Windows ( Visual Basic.NET))
• Microsoft Certification (Programming ADO.NET)
• Microsoft Certification (Introduction to XML and Microsoft.NET platform)
• Microsoft Certification (Introduction to ASP.NET)
• Microsoft Certification (Deploying XML web services using ASP.NET)
• Microsoft Certification (Developing component – based application using Microsoft.NET enterprise Services)
• Microsoft Certification (Developing Microsoft ASP.net web Application using Visual Studio.NET)
• Microsoft Certification ( Modeling business requirement to create a dbase using MS Visual Studio.NET enterprise)
• New Horizons ( Crystal Reports)
• American University of Technology
• American Universal College
• Friends of the Handicapped Association ( wrote it in Arabic)
• Dar al Tarbiya Walta’alim ( wrote it In Arabic)
• Thompson Foundation


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

• Work closely in Project with the Team of E&Y ,KPMG, Booz & Co, McKinsey & Company
• Assistant for International Lebanese Youth Immigrants, Summer ??2001
• Certificate from Thompson Foundation in “ Quark Xpress in 1998
• Good Working in Graphic Design
• President of students committee in American University of Technology (1999-2000)


Reference and supporting documents: Available upon request.