Mr. Naji Abou Malek serves as the AVP - Information Technology at Kuwait Real Estate Company since 2008. He has over 15 years of extensive experience in the information technology field and is knowledgeable of various Enterprise Resource Planning Systems like Oracle applications and Microsoft Dynamics; in addition to development cycles and other competencies.
Mr. Abou Malek is responsible for leading the IT Department's operational and strategic planning activities, planning and implementing risk management procedures; ensuring the smooth and optimal functioning of all IT systems; developing and implementing IT-related policies and procedures; and implementing IT service continuity management procedures. Furthermore, Mr. Abou Malek oversees the preparation and compilation of various project status reports, documentation, and planning the IT Department's budget. Throughout his tenure with the organization, Mr. Abou Malek has consistently performed his duties with the utmost efficiency and proficiency.
He holds numerous specialized certifications associated with the IT discipline – such as TOGAF 9, COBIT 5, and ITIL 2011 and Oracle Forms Certified Professional (OCP). He has acquired various business-oriented certifications – such as Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Setting Up the Project Management Office (PMO).
Other competencies mastered by Mr. Abou Malek include preserving data integrity and information security. He also commands a firm knowledge of inventory and sales processes and supplier contracts and purchasing.
Mr. Abou Malek holds a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Beirut, Lebanon.