Abdel-rahman Alawi

Abdel-rahman Alawi

Riyadh, SA

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Company, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, PPM

Secondment Consultant for one of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Realization Program – Quality of Life –

Part of the delivery unit department of the VRP; acting as a Project Portfolio Director.
Managing 3 Portfolios; General Authority of Culture – 14 Initiatives, General Authority of Entertainment – 8 Initiatives, & General Authority of Sport 26 Initiatives.
The engagement is to be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and implementation of project efforts that utilize information technology solutions, principles, standards, and best practices. Develop, establish, and maintain project management standards and procedures. Throughout the project lifecycle, obtain feedback to ensure that project efforts meet the client expectations. Set up weekly & quarterly meetings with the stakeholders, and the board committee.
Train, coach & transfer knowledge to the project managers of the VRP.

May 2018 - current

BacePartners LLC, Riyadh SA, Consultant for Small & Medium Size Enterprises Authority for the Ministry of Commerce & Investment in Strategic Partnership Department.

• Part of the strategy team in developing the national strategy for Small & Medium Enterprises Authority in Saudi Arabia where doing research, SWOT analysis, and define the Strategic Directions.
• Define the framework of controlling the strategic partnerships of SMEA and its public & international partners.
• Overseeing the implementation of the scope of strategic partnerships with different business units in SMEA.
• Contributing in the restructuring of strategic partnership department (OS, Policies, Processes, KPI’s, and forms).
• Designing tools and templates for monitoring & controlling the projects inherited from strategic partnerships.
• Perform Reporting For department performance

Oct 2017 - May 2018

Al-Tahaluf Real Estate, Riyadh, SA, Director of Homeowners Services & Warranty Department and Quality Assurance Manager

• Developed the K.Hovnanian Homes’ Homeowners Services & Warranty Department to fit the Saudi Arabian Market.
• Directed & trained the existing and new employees to increase the quality of Al-Tahaluf’s customer services.
• Developed and articulated market research strategies to extract new market trends for new homes
• Created and conducted opinion research to determine public attitude through surveys in the market to analyze performance over the competition on a variety of issues.
• Developed use case via statistical data on competitors for pricing of homes, methods of marketing and sales.
• Provided companies with vital information to help Al-Tahaluf make better decisions on the promotion, distribution and design of products and services
• Gather information to help make fiscal or policy decisions, measure the effectiveness of those decisions and improve customer satisfaction

Sep 2014 - Oct 2017

K. Hovnanian Companies, Boynton Beach, FL, US, Assistant Community Construction Manager/ Project Manager

• Managed and adhered to all necessary safety and regulatory requirements per OSHA.
• Performed business analysis to develop competitive cost of service and increase profits.
• Negotiated prices with subcontractor for new work in pipeline
• Managed decisions in the plan analysis, design, selection of style of design and in the development of housing projects.
• Oversaw daily construction operations and coordinated with clients to assess their demands and instructions.
• Attended closings and completed warranty work.
• Built over 150 homes which ranged from $600K to $800K.
• Managed all subcontractors through a vendor management system.
• Performed detailed marketing analysis for future project for land acquisitions within 20 mile radius.

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014


Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, US, Bachelors, Interdisciplinary

Interdisciplinary Studies Business Administration / English Track

Sep 2010 - May 2013