Freelance Arabic Translator & Article Writer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Abbie Centeno    23 Water Grant Street, Yonkers New York 10701 (H) 914-965-4154   (C) 914-336-0949   (E)       Executive Profile                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hard working and multi-task-oriented Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including crew and staff management, business and leisure travel, industrial relations ,transportation, logistics, and purchasing,, shipping, and petroleum services. I also have experience in the field of Customer Services and Human Resources, having occupied the position of Senior VIS Billing and Accounts Advisor for Vodafone UK.I am deadline-oriented and committed to getting the job done with the highest efficiency and accuracy, driven to manage and establish strategic, mutual beneficial partnerships and relationships with clients, users, and service providers.      Skill Highlights                                                               Human Resources                                      - Working under Pressure Business Operations Organization             - Crisis Handling Client Account Management                     - Energetic Team Leadership                                       -  Highly Motivated Event Management                                    - Goal Oriented Customer Relations Crew and Staff Management Well adapting to working environment and colleagues Leadership/Communication skills    Professional Experience                                                                                                                                                           08/2012-Current   Freelancer- Yonkers, New York                                 Freelance Translator   11/2010-08/2012   Max Marine Co. (S.A.E) Shipping Agencies and Oil Services-   Alexandria, Egypt                                Senior Operations Supervisor                                   As a Senior Supervisor of the Operations Department, I successfully increased the company's market share, entered into new partnerships and added a number of large scale companies such as Bourbon MMI, Noble Drilling and others to our list of clients, selected and interviewed candidates for available positions, assessed employees performance and issued disciplinary notices. I have also successfully supervised numerous offshore drilling projects for many of our esteemed client companies such as Fugro, Saipem, Oceaneering International Inc, Gaz De France, DOF A.S.A, TWMA, Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, Technip, Rowan and others. My job responsibilities also included the below;   Crew Management and Accommodation Marine Travel Logistics and Purchasing Vessels Maintenance (Re-certification, Surveys, Calibration) Petroleum Services Customs and Port Clearances   10/2009-11/2010    Vodafone- Cairo, Egypt                                   Senior VIS Billing and Accounts Advisor, UK Division                                    Working as a senior Advisor for Vodafone, the leading telecommunication company in the region, meant being in the front lines, providing excellent everyday customer service. My job responsibilities included managing client's accounts and queries including billing information, insurance claims, accounts adjustments, as well as providing technical support for the Great Britain and Wales Area.   08/2008-09/2009     Barclays Bank- Alexandria, Egypt                                  Customer Services Representative- Loans and Credit Department                                                                     As a Customer services Rep My job responsibilities included the below;   Cash Management Trade Services Loans and Finances   01/2007-05/2008      International British Institute I.B.I- Alexandria, Egypt                                    Translator/ESL-EFL Instructor                                     As an instructor and translator for the I.B.I, I have successfully translated numerous versatile documents from and to the English Language, as well as having teached the below courses;   General English Courses Conversation Diploma Course Business English Course         Education                                                                                                                                                                 2008                     Alexandria University, Faculty of Arts, English Department-                                              Alexandria, Egypt                                                           Bachelor of Arts: Linguistics and Translation major                                                          Graduation Projects;                               A translation and Linguistic analysis project of the book entitled                               "Fall of the Communist Dream" into the English Language.                                (Grade; A+)   A project in Computational Linguistics illustrating the possibility of                                 designing a computer program capable of analyzing the affixes and                                 Suffixes of all English words. (Grade; A)                                Academic and Special Courses;   Professional Translation course at the Arab Academy for Science                                  And technology and Maritime Transport.                                 Languages, courses, certificates, and computer skills;   Arabic (Mother Tongue) English (Fluent, spoken and written) French (Second Language) German (Intermediate and Advanced courses at The German                                     Cultural Center (Goethe)). Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications                                      (2003, 2007, XP). Excellent Internet Surfing and Searching. Visual Basic (7.0) course at Alexandria University ICDL Certificate