Karim Tamim

Freelance Arabic Translator & Public Relation Freelancer

1621
Location:Glendale, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/karimtamim
1
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
K A R I M T A M I M karimtmm@yahoo.com
506 North Kenwood Street, #2
Glendale, California 91206
(818) 500- 1059 ˜ (818) 669-5703 Cell
OBJECTIVE: Seeking a Linguist/Management position.
Dynamic, results-oriented professional with over 10 years linguistic and
supervisory experience in government contract and private industry
positions with a strong record of accomplishments and recognition for
outstanding achievement.
QUALIFICATIONS:
! Department of Defense Clearance Level 3 (CAT 3).
! Superior interpersonal communication skills; Diplomatic, able to
establish professional relationships, relate well with people from diverse
backgrounds and resolve complex cross-cultural issues.
! Fluent in Spanish, Arabic, French and English.
! Intuitive; with the ability to effectively gather and analyze information.
! Knowledgeable in Arabic/Iraqi culture, history and politics as well as
business operations.
! Experienced in hiring, training, motivating and supervising managers,
sales staff and administrative personnel; identify and utilize individual
strengths and talents to build effective teams.
! Strong troubleshooting abilities; with a background in crossdepartmental
project management, operational, employee or customer
related problem resolutions.
! Proven organizational skills, results-oriented, with the ability to work in
high stress environments, volatile situations and see assignments
through to a successful completion.
RELATED EXPERIENCE:
2006 to Present WORLDWIDE LANGUAGE RESOURCE, INC./
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Fayetteville, NC
Cultural Advisor/Linguist:
Embedded with the Navy Seals on combat missions in Iraq as the point of
communications for American Forces. Interpreted to the civilian population
directions and commands of the US troops. Performed interrogations on
suspects and detainees as well as worked closely with American
Interrogators to gather intelligence. Translated warrants of arrest in
English for SETCOM. Coached American Commanders in the Arabic
Language/culture and prepared leaders for meetings with high level Iraqi
officials. Interpreted for instructors training Iraqi soldiers.
< Received Citation of Professional Achievement from the Commander of
Special Operations Task Force West US Navy.
< Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
< Numerous Awards of Recognition for outstanding performance.
K A R I M T A M I M
2002 to 2006 THE MET Los Angeles, CA
Loss Prevention Manager:
Responsible for hiring, providing on-going staff training, orientation and
supervision support for up to 40 employees of this 250 unit housing
project. Mentored contracted security associates handling the completion
of employee development. Communicated with Corporate Loss Prevention
management team on a quarterly basis to discuss security updates and fair
housing concerns. Also met with regional manager, property manager and
assistant property manager weekly to ensure that security protocols were
upheld. Responded to tenant concerns, safety issues and fire alarm calls.
Approved standard operation procedures, reviewed/ participated in Life
Safety plans and updated post orders as needed.
< Created and implemented emergency protocol for natural disasters or
other emergency situations.
< Promoted from Security Guard to Loss Prevention Manager.
1995 to 2002 TAMIM VENDING Glendale, CA
Owner:
Established, developed and built the business, including growing clients
and maintaining strong relationships with regional business accounts.
Identified and developed new long-term key account and carrier
partnership opportunities. Made business proposal presentations to new
accounts and prepared sales tools for the sales team. Participated in the
design and development of new services and solutions to grow the
business. Represented the company at trade shows, events and spoke at
technical forums.
< Consistently met sales, subscriber and customer satisfaction goals.
< Successfully built the business from 5 to 50 machines.
EDUCATION:
MIAMI DADE COLLEGE Miami, FL
General Education/Philosophy
ALMARI COLLEGE Beirut, Lebanon
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
K A R I M T A M I M karimtmm@yahoo.com
506 North Kenwood Street, #2
Glendale, California 91206
(818) 500- 1059 ˜ (818) 669-5703 Cell
In appreciation of the time and consideration you have taken to review my resume and
qualifications, I want to thank you.
I recognize that you are a busy person and that your time is valuable, but I do wish to reiterate
that I have valuable skills possess a strong background working with the United States
Government=s Department of Defense which would make me well suited for a position with your
organization. If there are any further questions, please feel free to call me at the number listed
above. I look forward to hearing from you.
Sincerely,
Karim