Printing tool Download PDF

Professional Summary

A dynamic and proactive professional with over 15 years of diverse experience in office management.  A critical-thinker who is well versed in organizing every aspect of Office Management. Effectively lead numerous teams to successfull conclusions, meeting budget goals and timeline.  Bilingual with a strong command over English and Arabic (read/write/speak) delivering consecutive interpretation.   

Key Competencies

• Human Resource Management • Team building & Supervision  • Accounts •Payable/Receivable •  Office Management • •Executive Travel & Itinerary Arrangements •Communication  • Multitasking. • Prioritizing  • Initiative and problem-solving abilities  •Tactfulness • Organization & Accuracy •Polished Presentation • Budgeting • Creative & Innovative 

Professional Experience

20092016

Head of Universities Affairs

SACM - Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Fairfax, VA

•  Responsible for the delivery of Consular services including managing and reporting Consular applicant cases; Applying and closely following the issuance of visas to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Students and US nationals for Employment purposes.

• Aiding in all applicants travel arrangements and the issuance of tickets.

•  Assisting Government Universities on revising the terms and conditions of all applicants contracts for employment. Working under the supervision of the Cultural Attaché to expedite all VIP contacts business visas and proper documentation.

•  Assisting the Director of Administrative Affairs on the processing all new-hire, benefits, leave, termination and payroll paperwork. Schedule meetings and making travel arrangements. 

•  Partner with HR to update and maintain office policies as necessary    Document human resources actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records of employee vacation leave and dismissal to the Ministry in Saudi Arabia.

20072009

Head of Protocol Office

SACM - Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Fairfax, VA

• Provided Consular assistance to Saudi nationals in the United States. Registered and accredited  Saudi Government employees and their families to the United States, assisting them with meeting their protocol obligations. •  Assisted the Saudi Embassy on briefing staff upon arrival and during their assignments on matters relating to their accreditation or registration; assisting Embassy officials to obtain visas for travel to other nations.

•  Preparation of documents for the US Department of State's Office of Protocol and Office of Foreign Missions in relation to notification, recognition and accreditations, tax exemptions, duty free customs entry and Diplomatic motor vehicles plates. Handled and maintained all Diplomatic  personal files and database.

•  Responsible for the Department of State and Office of Foreign Missions' record management for diplomats. Involved in assisting the Mission's personnel and their family members in obtaining services from the Department of State and the Office of Foreign Missions. 

20052007

Executive Assistant

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Washington, DC

•  Coordinated daily operations and handled office tasks such as correspondence, committee meetings, shipping, file management and database administrations.

•  Coordinate office management activities for the executive. Research, compile, assimilate and prepare confidential information and sensitive documents and brief the executive regarding contexts. Plan and coordinate arrangements for professional conferences.

•  Coordinated and facilitated the executive's calendar to arrange appointments, meetings and conferences and travel arrangements.

•  Recommend actions to be take on office expenditures such as equipment and supply needs.

•  Assisted in preparation of office budget. Arranged domestic and travel arrangements, maintained all travel records.

•  Attend meetings as executive's representative and report on proceedings.

20012005

Legalization Officer/Executive Assistant

Embassy of the State of Kuwait, Washington, DC

•  Certified and Legalized all documents that have been sealed by the US State Department and the US Arab Chamber of Commerce.

•  Facilitated all business and tourist visas to the State of Kuwait.

•  Assisted accounting manager in daily financial processing, including monitoring of payroll data, cash receipts, billing, disbursements, expense accounting and deposits.. Developed policies and procedures for fiscal management. 

•   Translation of documents from Arabic to English and vice versa directly for the Consul

20002001

Protocol & Legalization Officer

Embassy of Jordan Washington, DC

•   Arranged hotel suites and preparations for the King & Queen and entourage.

•  Handled all protocol for Diplomatic Affairs including Diplomatic titles, tax forms to be requested from the State Department.

• Assisted in preparation of office budget. Arranged domestic and travel arrangements, maintained  all travel records.

• Legalization of all documents on behalf of the Embassy of Jordan.

Education

Associate's of Arts

Northern Virginia Community College

Business Management

Six Courses from completion  

GPA : 3.5

Recognition

                                                         King Abdul Aziz University - 2015

                                                         Highly esteemed award.

Created withVisualCV