Farhan Arif

Farhan Arif

Head of Information Technology

Results-oriented, qualified, trained, dynamic and certified IT professional, with 16+ years of work experience within the broad spectrum of the Media and Service industry.

Involved in Leadership/Management of Projects for Enterprise Solution/BI Solution Development, Application and Infrastructure Support and IT Service delivery.

Strong Technical Knowledge of multiple Technologies (Microsoft/Oracle), Windows Platform, MS.NET Framework, Databases, Tools as well as compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Similar Functional Expertise for clients in Service, Media and Retail sectors
Extensive experience of Project Delivery Management involving Stake Holder Interaction; Project Planning, Estimation, Monitoring & Progress Reporting; Project Level Issues Resolution & Technology Conflict Resolution; Expectation & Risk Management; Cross-functional Process/Team Interactions
Competent in ERP Customization Cycle involving Business Requirement Study & Problem Identification; Business process mapping with product; Gap Analysis & Customization Finalization; Change Management and Implementation, UAT & Support
Equal experience in Application Support Management through Study & Analysis of Problem Tickets/Change requests, Impact Analysis and Specification corrections (if necessary), Change Finalization and Design, Change Management and Testing, Configuration Management and Patch/Update Release
Proficient in Software Development Life Cycle including Analysis & Study of Business Requirements, Technical & Functional Specifications, Data/Interface/Process Design, Module/Interface Development, Testing, Integration, Implementation along with Service Support
Adept in Team Management skills like tasking, delegation, monitoring, feedback, skill upgrade, competence management, career planning, motivation & mentoring

  • Location: Pakistan