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Permanent Work Authorization. No Visa Sponsorship Required
Highly motivated, dedicated, detail oriented, proven track record, looking to work for a committed firm. Extensive experience in executive administration, leadership and management, as well as public diplomacy and cultural diversity programs.
Qualifications & Work Experience
Executive administration for 8 years with United States international companies supporting senior management in Iraq. Maintained the status of projects, meeting minutes, weekly calendars, and daily agendas. Created charts using PowerPoint and Excel and managed updates of Excel spreadsheets and other databases.
Experience and training in public diplomacy.
Created a successful cultural exchange program while working at the US embassy in Baghdad.
Experience in project proposal writing, control of confidential information and data, and preparation of financial data.
Excellent communication and correspondence skills using computer programs, spreadsheets, graphic design programs and internet search engines
Document control oversight and maintenance of filing systems; both electronic and hard copies. Classification and indexing of files, library classification, cataloging indexing, and bibliography. Archived and indexed contracts files.
Ability to serve as primary point of operational and administrative contact for internal and external constituencies on complex and confidential issues. Coordinated office and staff support services. Ability to coordinate and facilitate special projects and events.
Contract administration and monitoring of financial relationships with clients.
Ability to serve as liaison with key office and management personnel.
Five years experience in Arabic/English translation. Experience in English language teaching programs for Iraqi non-governmental organization.
Professional Experience & Work History
April ••••• Michelson Connor & Boul MCB
Document Control specialist
X Document control and database management, scanning, and indexing for HUDs property and foreclosure listings.
X Responsible for required filing of listing for each property, as well as scanning, indexing and document organization.
X Responsible for oversight of information to maintain accuracy and flow in a timely manner to meet deadlines and schedules.
August ••••• - October ••••• Cultural Affairs Office, Department of State US-Embassy Baghdad
Information Resource Specialist
X Managed Arabic book program in the cultural affairs office. My job was supervising librarians in fifteen American Book Corners in Iraq.
X Created successful cultural exchange program for which I received an award from the ambassador for Outstanding Cultural Exchange Programs.
X Traveled to Foreign Service Institute in Washington DC, for training and certification in Essential Public Diplomacy.
X Procured books, videos and posters for embassy cultural outreach programs.
X Member of Web master team for the American embassy Web site.
X Managed electronic databases, including Lexus, Nexus, Factiva, and Federal News Services.
X Directed electronic resources and electronic library.
X Worked on English language teaching programs under the supervision of the regional English language teaching officer. Created English language teaching programs for Iraqi non-governmental organization which helps students and youth.
Reference from manager and copy of award certificate are available on request.
July ••••• - August ••••• Parsons Company, Project Contracting Office, Electricity Sector
Senior Program Office Manager
X Responsible for all e-mail correspondence for the program manager.
X Created and maintained Excel spread sheets for tracking program status information.
X Performed the weekly/daily scheduling and presentations for electrical sector meetings for all departments.
X Worked with the local contracting team, preparing PowerPoint presentations.
X Translated for local contracting projects.
X Presented daily status report to the project control department manager.
Recommendation letter and reference from manager is available on request.
March ••••• - September ••••• The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC
X Followed-up on the pending cases of detainees and submitted a status reports.
X Scheduled and facilitated meetings
X Organized appointments, followed-up on database operations and gave reports on requested actions.
X Received training in the Red Cross database system (Lotus, in French and English)
My contract terminated due to the bombing of its location in Baghdad and the freezing of the ICRC activities in Iraq.
February ••••• V February ••••• Khalifa Ben Khalid Trading and Constructions - Qatar
X Followed-up daily correspondence and e-mail
X Duties included maintaining Excel spread sheets, databases, online resources, requisitions, commercial transactions, proposal writing, contract administration, project management, translating contracts.
Education Degrees and Certificates:
X Bsc. English, Baghdad College of Arts, English Literature Dep. Graduated at •••••
X Bsc. Library Sciences, Indexing Bibliography, Mustanseriyah College in Baghdad.
X Diploma in computer sciences software programming, program installation, graphics scanning programs, Internet, E-mail, diagnosis of computer problems.
X Database training, on ICRC International Committee of Red Cross database.
X Diploma in database systems, including Lotus and other database programs.
X Courses on PowerPoint presentations.
X Courses in project control programs.
X Courses on graphic design, including Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, and PDF Files.
X Information Resource training in Abu Dhabi US Embassy.
X Training on managing American Book Corners in Abu Dhabi US Embassy.
X Training in Essential Public Diplomacy in Washington, DC at the State Department Foreign Service Institute.
X Course in Web Site Development, Hamburg US Embassy training center. Included HTML, XML, Macromedia Programs, CMS content management system.
Received special award from Ambassador Zalmay Kahlil Zad for developing outstanding cultural exchange program.
Recommendation letters, certificates and contacts are available on request for all jobs mentioned in above.
University certification also available on request
Deborah S Hart , DOS PD/IO Officer , Cell phone: ••••• ••••• ••••• ••••• •••••
Robert V. Wood , Middle East Construction Program, URS Washington Division (office) ••••• (cell) ••••• •••••
Dr. Ismail Hijara , Archeologist , Cultural advisor , Babil PRT. USMI/ SC REO Hilla , Tel:••••• EX ••••• •••••
Alice Altom: Project Control Manager ••••• Tel: •••••
Mangement & Public Relations & Bilingual