Abaidoo - Translator - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Nelita Abaidoo

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

Translator

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

I translate portuguese doduments to English and vise versa. I have been sworn as an official translator at the high court of Johannesburg.

Work History

HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMIN MANAGER

TEICHMANN PLANT HIRE

July 2010 - February 2012

RESPONSIBILITY:
• Employment law - ensure favourable working conditions, disciplinary and grievance procedure, equal opportunities, maternity and paternity rights.
• Recruitment - hiring staff, producing job descriptions, working with recruitment consultancies and conducting interviews.
• Salary reviews - researching salaries and ensuring that they are in line with legal requirements and industry standards.
• Documentation - contracts, staff memos, issuing written offers of employment, promotion in conjunction with the head of Departments.
• Implementing and communicating management policies.


REFERENCE: Narciso do Espirito Santo - Consul General
TEL: 011 622 60 25

REFERENCE: Alph Lukau - Managing Director
TEL: 011 784 1601

REFERENCE: NELSON DOS SANTOS
TEL: 00244222 - 35 77 22 (ANGOLA)


GENERAL COMMENTS
I have very good communication skills in Portuguese & English. I am very passionate in whatever I do in an organized manner.

Besides I have an excellent knowledge of Portuguese and I am a sworn Portuguese/English translator in the High Court of South Africa. I have a good track record in terms of Interpersonal skills.

I am a quick learner with a very pleasant personality.

OTHER COURSES: International Relations
Translation/interpretation skills
Effective Executive Assistant

HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMIN MANAGER

BONGANI INVESTMENT HOLDINGS

January 2008 - June 2010

RESPONSIBILITY:
• RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF COMPANY
• UPDATE EMPLOYEE CONTRACTS
• INTERVIEW POSSIBLE CANDIDATES
• ISSUE INVOICES FOR EXPORT
• HOST FUNCTIONS AND EVENTS
• TRAVEL BOOKINGS
• BOOK TRAINING
• STAFF WELL BEING
• HANDLE PETTY CASH


REASON FOR LEAVING: GOT A BETTER CARRER OPPORTUNITY OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA (ANGOLA)

OFFICE ASSISTANT/TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

CONSULATE GENERAL OF ANGOLA

February 2001 - December 2007

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• TRANSLATING LETTERS, CORRESPONDENCE, EMAILS, FAXES, CONTRACTS, LEGAL DOCUMENTS FOR THE CONSUL GENERAL
• INTERPRETED FOR THE CONSUL
• REPLIED DAILY CORRESPONDENCE IN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH TO VARIOUS COMPANIES, AUTHORITIES LOCALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY
• PROVIDED BUSINESS INFORMATION ON ANGOLA TO POTENTIAL INVESTORS AND ASSISTED ACCORDINGLY
• LIASED WITH ANGOLAN MISSIONS ABROAD
• HANDLED ESCALATED QUERIES ON BEHALF OF THE CONSULATE
• MAINTAINED ADMINISTRATION
• ASSISTED OTHER TEAM MEMBERS DURING HECTIC PERIOD AS AND WHEN REQUIRED
• PURCHASED OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND STATIONARIES
• DEALT WITH FINANCIAL ISSUES
• EFFECTED ELECTRONIC BANK TRANSFERS AND STAFF SALARIES VIA INTERNET

REASON FOR LEAVING: NEEDED A CHANGE OF ENVIRONMENT

ADMINISTARTOR

LUBNERS FURNITURE STORE

September 1998 - December 2000

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Processed details of customers on computer systems
• Updated customers records
• Gave feedback to customers
• Handled telephonic queries
• Maintained administration and filing
• Liaised with sales staff on application made for credit

REASON FOR LEAVING: Part time job

Qualifications & Certifications

Potchefstroom technical college

ENGLISH

PICA PAU SCHOOL

POTCHEFSTROOM TECHNICAL COLLEGE (NOW VUSELELA COLLEGE)

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