Rami Al Halabi


Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate


As a P.Eng and seasoned project management professional, I leverage over 7 years of experience in the construction and capital projects delivery sectors to drive transformative digital solutions and business intelligence strategies. With a strong engineering foundation, rooted in a childhood fascination with programming and robotics, and a robust portfolio of industry certifications (PMP®, PMI-PBA®, ACP®, CSM), I thrive in navigating complex capital projects from conception through execution. My passion for technology and continuous improvement, coupled with a hands-on approach to tech innovation and a keen interest in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics, positions me at the intersection of program management, engineering excellence, and digital innovation. Dedicated to pushing boundaries and fostering change, I am committed to leading strategic initiatives that optimize operations, enhance data-driven decision-making, and deliver substantial value to stakeholders in Canada and beyond.

Currently In Progress:


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

Digital Business Analysis Manager - Metrolinx Go Program Team

Sep 2023 – Present

Comtech Group (Part of Accenture), Toronto, ON, CA
Assignment: Provision of Program Delivery Partner Services as part of an Integrated Program Team under the GO Expansion Program within the Metrolinx Capital Projects Group (CPG)
  • Acting as a business systems subject matter expert in the Metrolinx PMIS space within the digital team and supporting the Data Science Manager with the mobilization, testing, consolidation, and modeling of data streams from disparate sources
  • Collaborating with program teams and relevant stakeholders to understand their workflow and business requirements to elicit gaps in information
  • Understanding and identifying gaps in data not currently captured at a source-system level through stakeholder interviews, research, best practices, and other techniques
  • Conducting business analysis and defining business processes and related system scope and requirements for data capture
  • Developing System Specifications and Business Cases outlining where change is needed to capture information at source, including functional and technical requirements, estimated costs, and level of effort
  • Working with the relevant stakeholders to analyze the different options that can cover existing data gaps (short, medium, and long-term)
  • Supporting the deployment of low-code applications as an interim solution to address existing data gaps (SharePoint, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Query)
  • Leading the implementation of the Systems/Business Specification Documents, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful execution of the transformation process
  • Researching and supporting the review of new digital technologies that are to be integrated into the existing client environment
  • Identifying opportunities for optimizing workflows, enhancing system efficiencies, and improving the overall user experience based on internally defined processes
  • Developing and implementing the necessary processes and procedures to ensure consistency and standardization in requirements management, data capture management, change management, and implementation between multiple teams (Go Program team, business systems team, I&IT, external vendors, Metrolinx end users)
  • Ensuring best practices and lessons learned are applied across the Program
  • Supervising and managing the above tasks personally or through delegation to reporting team members and business analysts

Business Systems Implementation Lead - Metrolinx - Go Expansion

May 2022 – Sep 2023

Comtech Group, Toronto, ON, CA
Assignment: Provision of Program Management Services to Metrolinx Capital Projects Group (CPG)
In addition to the below position:
  • Led a team of 2 senior business analysts supporting the Go Expansion Program (1800+ active users)
  • Acted as an escalation point for user issues and subject matter expert for system troubleshooting
  • Advised client teams and users (contract administration, budgeting, document control, ...) on recommended approaches to solve specific challenges or introduce new functionality
  • Identified system improvement initiatives at the program level and facilitated stakeholder buy-in through developing business and use cases.
  • Led significant changes and enhancements to existing processes required for the fast-expanding Go Expansion Program.
  • Led new initiatives and business process development in collaboration with the Go Expansion team, consultants, and Program Delivery Partner (PDP).
  • Performed business analysis tasks and provided user training for power users.  

Business Systems Analyst - Metrolinx Consultant

Jan 2021 – May 2022

Comtech Group, Toronto, ON, CA
Assignment: Provision of Program Management Services to Metrolinx Capital Projects Group (CPG)
Providing Business Process development, Reporting, User Support, Troubleshooting, and Training through Unifier, for the following business functions: Contract Execution, Budget Allocation, Contract Commercial Management and Variations, Payments, Document Control, Construction Management, Project Controls, ...
  • Acted as a Business Systems Analyst supporting the Subways Program
  • Collaborated with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand and document requirements, working with various technical teams to provide applicable solutions (configuration, integration, reporting and administration teams).
  • Performed requirement gathering and design, supported the development, tested and rolled out multiple solutions and automated business processes.
  • Gathered and verified report requirements, developed and supported report development and testing (using SQL and Oracle BI Publisher).
  • Developed, rolled out and delivered training programs, including the creation of training presentations, guides, aids, and videos for different internal and external user groups.
  • Ensured the accuracy and integrity of program data being incorporated into project reports.
  • Contributed to implementing new tools and communicated effectively between internal and external stakeholders to maintain product satisfaction.
  • Implemented advanced formulas and workflow rules to enforce business processes and logic.
  • Supported the development and delivery of PMIS tools (Oracle Primavera Unifier) on the program.

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

Software & Applications

Professional Development & Certifications

Volunteer Work & Professional Affiliations


English: Full professional and social proficiency


Arabic: Native tongue, fully proficient


French: Intermediate reading, very limited speaking proficiency