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Zakia Abobakr Yunes
Meridiaan 51 B
3813 AT, Amersfoort, the Netherlands
033-8795591 / 0622877687
Excellent reference available upon request
Ambitious, reliable, hard worker even in stress situations, flexible and accurate.
1998-1999 Freelance translator (English/Arabic).
Translated the EU Financing Agreement and the Aden City Development Strategy. Translator for Save the Children, Swedish NGO and for Care International in workshops & reports. Translator for GTZ HESAS, currently GIZ, translator for Arcadis and Euroconsult Mott MacDonald. Lead a group of translators (four translators including me) and act as Freelance translator and contact person for diverted translations for different projects, companies and individuals.
Employer: Euroconsult Mott MacDonald (Dutch Firm) implemented EU projects
Place: Aden & Hodeida
Function: Translator, Office Manager & Administrator,
Description. Translate the project reports, correspondences, minutes of meetings etc. translate for the team leader and other international experts. Provide oral translation at workshops, trainings, meetings, field visits etc. Perform other translation services as required. Provide administrative assistance and guidance relating to company policies/procedures. Handel emails and personal enquiries and advise accordingly, compile and provide data documentation for reporting, manage the filing system. Perform other duties as assigned.
Employer: GTZ (German Agency) implemented several development projects
Function: Adviser/Trainer for Community Development Programme (CDP)
Description: Interpret at meetings, field visits etc and prepare English-Arabic minutes and reports. Translate (at home and get paid) reports and other company assignments. Guide and monitor CDP in selected districts. Assist to develop guidelines, training plans and courses. Follow-up the Boarding School Programmes. Join surveys. Review plan of activity of CD Trainers and progress reports. Follow-up forming of CD Support Team and Facilitators. Monitor & evaluate the development and establishment of the revolving funds
Employer: World Food Programme (UN)
Function: Food Monitor Assistant
Description: Monitor dry food distribution in two refugee camps, target girl schools and cooked meals in the boarding schools. Supervise the Supplementary Feeding Programme for the malnourished, lactating and pregnancy women in the Health Centers, schools and Al Basateen Community. Prepare food distribution plans, reports and calculate quantities. Coordinate with other implementing NGOs.
Employer: Triangle (French NGO) implemented UNHCR project
Function: Social counsellor at Refugee Camp
Description: Provide vulnerable refugees with assistance for social care, medication & counselling. Solve the social problems among refugees. Encourage the Income Generating Activities available. Provide the requirements for developing the activities &relevant skills. Raise reports.
Employer: University of Aden
Function: Teacher of English Language
Description: Teaching (Shakespearian Drama) at Saber College
1998 – 1999
1993 – 1997 Higher Diploma in translation (English/Arabic),post graduate study
University of Aden, Yemen. British & American Studies & Translation Center
Bachelor in English Language
University of Baghdad, Iraq
2000 Training on administration (by EU Project)
EC tendering procedures (EC)
Micro financing and micro credit (GTZ) in Jordan. Another training in self
help groups & poverty reduction
Security awareness. Another course in first aids & usage of walky talky, radio
and codan (WFP)
HIV & ****** diseases (UNHCR)
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