Basic Info

Sarah Ahmed

8 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Section Manager at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Section Manager

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Manager

1. Manage and Provide direct and close supervision to team leaders on the direct reports' levels to ensure proper and smooth unit operations.
2. Ensure that standard operating procedures of the production department are followed and both required quality and quantity levels are achieved.
3. Develop key performance indicators for assigned teams and closely monitor them to ensure achieving the overall departmental targets and goals.
4. Prepare the Man Power Plan to meet the yearly objectives, follow up, and conduct gap analysis, if any.
5. Participate with top management in formulating the organization strategic goals.
6. Implement continuous improvement activities to the production assigned teams working processes.
7. Participate with unit manager in estimating production costs and setting department budget.
8. Monitor production process cost and ensure that it does not exceed production budget and analyze reasons for deviations, if any.
9. Conduct needs analysis to develop new features in CPS to assure enhanced working procedures and smooth workflow.
10. Ensure optimum use of resources.
11. Participate in assessing production operation risks and potential problems and proactively find solutions.
12. Coordinate with other departments to assure smooth operations and target achievement.
13. Prepare the Production Unit action plan to meet the ISO requirements and prepare ISO documentations and plan corrective actions
14. Build and lead high performance team.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Online Media

www.hindawi.com

Nov 2015 to present (1 year 1 month)
Copyediting Senior Team Leader at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copyediting Senior Team Leader

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Manager

• Assure achieving the planned targets of the whole Copyediting section (3-team section of 33 members) to ensure attaining the overall Unit’s objectives.
• Coordinate the development or the updating of Copyediting workflow with new tools/features with the Information Technology department to facilitate the workflow.
• Assist with the selection, supervision, work evaluation, training, and development of the Copyediting Team Leaders, Trainers, and Members
• Works in coordination with the HR department to develop and measure the KPIs of the Copyediting team.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

www.hindawi.com

Feb 2015 to Oct 2015 (8 months)
Copyediting QA Team Leader at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copyediting QA Team Leader

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Manager

• Develop a strategy the team will use to reach its goal.
• Provide any training that team members need.
• Communicate clear instructions to team members.
• Listen to team members' feedback.
• Monitor team members' participation to ensure the training they provided is being put into use and also to see if any additional training is needed.
• Manage the flow of day-to-day operations.
• Create reports to update the company on the team's progress.
• Distribute reports to the appropriate personnel.
• Prepare a checklist inclusive of all the work steps and calculations of errors.
• Monitoring the regular updates of the copyediting style guide.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

www.hindawi.com

Feb 2013 to Jan 2015 (1 year 11 months)
Copyediting Team Leader at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copyediting Team Leader

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Manager

• Develop a strategy the team will use to reach its goal.
• Provide any training that team members need.
• Communicate clear instructions to team members.
• Listen to team members' feedback.
• Monitor team members' participation to ensure the training they provided is being put into use and also to see if any additional training is needed.
• Manage the flow of day-to-day operations.
• Create reports to update the company on the team's progress.
• Distribute reports to the appropriate personnel.
• Monitoring the regular updates of the copyediting style guide.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

www.hindawi.com

Sep 2012 to Jan 2013 (4 months)
On-Job Trainer at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

On-Job Trainer

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Develop or assess materials that will help employees understand the work process.
• Introduce employees to the copyediting guide and help them know the new job’s jargon.
• Evaluate the performance of the newly hired employees and create reports regarding their performance.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

www.hindawi.com

May 2012 to Sep 2012 (4 months)
Copy Editor at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copy Editor

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

• Improve the quality of the manuscripts and issues by correcting stylistic, grammatical, and spelling mistakes and prepare books and issues for publication, approximately 20 academic articles per week.
• Proofread the logo of the journal, volume and issue numbers, the title of the paper, the name of the authors, their addresses, and dates of receipt and revision.
• Check the correctness of grammar, syntax, punctuation, spelling, and style conformity.
• Proofread figures and tables against the original manuscripts.
• Review author biographies, covers, blue prints, call for papers, and flyers.


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

www.hindawi.com

May 2010 to May 2012 (2 years)
Translator and Reviewer at Nahdet Misr

Experience Details

Translator and Reviewer

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

• Translating publication from English into Arabic and vice versa.
• Reviewing translated works from English into Arabic and vice versa.


Company Details

Nahdet Misr

cairo, giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Publishing and Printing

http://www.nahdetmisr.com/

Jan 2008 to Mar 2010 (2 years 2 months)

Education

Al Alsun Licentiate in English Language and Literature

Education Details

Al Alsun Licentiate

English Language and Literature

Ain Shams University, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2004 - 2007

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Conversation English Course

Dec 2006

British Council

N/A

Training/Course Details

Groundwork in Written Translation Certificate

Apr 2009

The American University in Cairo, School of Continuing Education, Arabic & Translation Division,

N/A

Training/Course Details

Career Certificate in Legal Translation

Jul 2010

The American University in Cairo, School of Continuing Education, Arabic & Translation Division

N/A

Training/Course Details

Master Communication at Work Workshop

May 2012

Tarraqi Training, Nomination & HR Consultancy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Effectively Developing Others Workshop

Jul 2013

IMI

N/A

Training/Course Details

Certified Professional Manager (CPM) (Module 1)

Sep 2014

Eslsca Business School

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Management Diploma

Jun 2015

Regional Information Technology Institute - RITI

N/A

Training/Course Details

Foundation Certificate in Human Resources

May 2016

AUC, SCE

The foundation certificate in human resources introduces learners to key areas and issues in human resource management (HRM). This qualifies learners to pursue a career certificate in human resources as they further develop HRM themes by studying a variety of approaches and disciplines to develop an understanding of people’s behaviors at work and how they have a strong impact on maximizing the organizational output and aid in achieving the strategic goals.

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Microsoft Powerp

Microsoft Powerp

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Team Leadership

Team Leadership

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Training & Presenting Information

Training & Presenting Information

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Coaching & Mentoring

Coaching & Mentoring

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Copyediting

Copyediting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Translation

Translation

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Online Publishing

Online Publishing

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Training

Training

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Leader, Communicator, Negotiator, Presenter, Flexible / Adaptive

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