Freelance translator profile for Hakem Jabbar

Translator's name:Hakem Jabbar
Lanaguage pair:Arabic to English translator
Country of residence:United Kingdom
Activity:Acitive since 2015
Membership status:Basic member

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A highly motivated and determined individual, who is friendly and outgoing. I am dedicated to achieving set goals and seeing tasks through to completion, able to work on my own or as part of a team. I am confident and enjoy meeting and working with a variety of people. I am a quick learner and able to teach others.

Key skills:
1. Organised, punctual with good time management
2. Awareness of H & S in the workplace
3. Good communication and listening skills
4. Practical, adaptable and flexible
5. Able to meet deadlines
6. A multi-skilled, reliable & talented translator with a proven ability to translate
written documents from a source language to a target language. A quick learner who can absorb new ideas & can communicate clearly & effectively with people from all social & professional backgrounds. Well mannered, articulate & fully aware of diversity & multicultural issues. Flexible in the ability to adapt to challenges when they arise & at the same time remaining aware of professional roles & boundaries.
7. Would like to work as a translator for a successful and ambitious company that offers great opportunities for career development and progression


1-Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points .
2-Providing guidance & feedback & creating customer-specific style guides .
4-Translation of documents/letters from a foreign language to English & vice versa .
5-Reviewing and proofreading mother-tongue text .
6-Revising more junior translators' translations .
7- Conducting face-to-face interpreting.
8-Telephone interpreting .
9-Working as a translator for Law firms, charities and local councils.
Supporting the translation team with other projects when necessary.
Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
Retrieving articles from newspapers, magazines & the internet & translating them
into Eng

Education and Training

1979 - 1986 Kidder (secondary) Kidder, Iraq High School Certificate

1990 - 1994 Economics and Administration College/University, Baghdad, Iraq BA in Statistics