Rawdha

Freelance Proofreader & Language Translator

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Location:Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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Rawdha Abed

2400 Hilda Drive, Oakville, Ontario, L6H 7N3
647-887-7267 rawdha.abed@gmail.com

Office Administrator

Experienced administrator with proven translation and interpretation skills when required. Remarkable experience in customer service relations. Highly organized individual with ability to manage multiple tasks in fast paced and busy environment. Excellent interpersonal skills development through training and experience complimented by proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications. Experienced to work independently and as part of a team.

Areas of Competency

Project Coordinator
Computer Proficiency
Experienced with diverse groups Conflict Resolution
Verbal / Written Communications
Articulate Bilingual Arabic / English
Research Analysis
Flexible / Adaptability

Summary of Qualifications

Administrative Skills
• Prepared job descriptions for administrative staff
• Provided administrative support, assisting with faxing, filing, copying within the projects
• Maintained professional phone calls
• Carried out job interviews for new administrative candidates
• Arranged Visa, Work Permit and Medical Insurance applications
• Prepared and distributed Minutes Of Meeting
• Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments, events and other similar activities for supervisors
• Handle cash float using MS excel.

Interpretation / Translation Skills
• Translate variety of written materials such as business correspondence, reports and certificates from one language to another while maintaining the original content
• Provide verbal interpretation services for new comers
• Perform accurate and timely interpretation within the education system
• Maintain very high standards of professionalism and confidentiality

Education and Professional Development

• CILISAT Certificate for Translation and Interpretation Halton Multicultural Council
• ISO – 9001 Certificate VINCOT – Abu Dhabi
• Bachelor of Science – Chemical Engineering
(Credential assessment in progress) University of Baghdad

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Professional Experience

HALTON MULTICULTURAL COUNCIL, Oakville, Ontario 2009-Present
www.halton-multicultural.org
Interpreter / Translator
• Providing verbal interpretation services for individuals who require certain linguistic expertise.
• Perform accurate and timely interpretation for government departments, hospitals, community agencies and educational institutions

DASCAM CONSULTING AND TRAINING LTD. (British Company), Abu Dhabi, UAE 2006-2008
www.dascamconsulting.com
British consultancy and training company works for the UAE armed forces
Office Administrator
• Responsible for translating various business documents, including minutes of executive level meetings
• Utilized strong planning, organizational and multi-tasking skills to efficiently manage all aspects projects.
• Responsible for coordinating all administrative arrangements for new staff (both local and UK expatriates)

YOUGOV RESEARCH CENTRE, Dubai, UAE 2005-2006
www.yougov.com
A market research and opinion polling company
Translator
• Involved in the translation of documents relating to research studies

BOVIS LEND LEASE INTERNATIONAL LTD., (British Company), Abu Dhabi, UAE 2004-2005
www.bovislendlease.com
one of the world's leading fully integrated property and infrastructure solutions providers

Project Secretary / Translator
• Provided technical translation services for a British construction company
• Worked closely with architects and civil engineers in the translation of various documents from English to Arabic and vice versa

MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES (MSF) DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS, Abu Dhabi, UAE 2003-2004
www.msf.org
International, independent, medical humanitarian Organization
Executive Secretary
• Provided accurate, organized and efficient administrative support and services in a humanitarian non-governmental organization
• Translated various documents and ensured the timely communication of relevant issues

SHEIKH KHALIFA MEDICAL CENTER INTER-HEALTH CANADA, Abu Dhabi, UAE 2000-2002
www.interhealthcanada.com
Inter Health Canada is a global healthcare management firm that specializes in the development and management of healthcare facilities and projects.
Medical Translator
• Facilitated communication between Canadian doctors/nurses and Arabic-speaking patients
• Participated in meetings to discuss how the clinic and medical services could be improved

References

• Available upon request