- Itapeva, BR
- £7 /hr
- Available now
LETITIA ALICE HIGGINS SMITH
Background: British citizen, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina with permanent residence in Brazil, married, Completed Primary and High School educationmore...LETITIA ALICE HIGGINS SMITH
Background: British citizen, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina with permanent residence in Brazil, married, Completed Primary and High School education at an American school in SÃ£o Paulo, graduate course in Social Sciences from PUC • SÃ£o Paulo, and professional enhancement courses in adult education, leadership, and entrepreneurship
Qualifications: The combination of my educational background in Social Sciences and practical professional experience both on national and international levels allows for a very good global understanding of business. As part of my professional experience, I worked for 8 years in a management position at the representative office of an international bank and have worked in my own consulting, general administrative services and business training company for over 10 years. Vast practical experience in business and executive training. Solid experience in market and sector research. Having worked extensively in the service sector, I am fully aware of the importance of efficiency, precision and quality when rendering services. I started working with language teaching and translations when I was in High School and worked my way through University with translation and language teaching jobs. All my working experience has been in bilingual atmospheres. Over 20 years experience in the service sector.
Languages: Fluent written and spoken English and Portuguese, very good knowledge of Spanish
Expeienced translator: Portuguese to English, Spanish to English, English to Portuguese. Over 20 years of experience in technical, non-technical, video translation and interpreting work. Clients: InfoAmericas, Mercedes Benz (Mechanical Service manuals), Ripasa (paper company), ORSA Celulose (pulp and paper mill) Sguario (Forestry), Resineves (Forestry, wood, resin), Renck Zanini (railway equipment), GE, Fazenda SÃ£o Lourenço (farming), Braunvieh Association (Beef, cattle), amongst many other companies, doctors, lawyers, and other professionals. Also was one of the Translators of the Commemorative magazine “The British Presence In Brazil”, “Maguetas”, “Cachaça,the Brazilian Drink”, etc.
Interpreting: Consecutive interpreting work for US Department of Agriculture; Secretary of Culture of Municipality of Itapeva; TREND, many other company and individual clients.
Professional and Organizational Behavior training courses:
Over 10 years experience with executive and management behavior training and coaching
SEBRAE: Render courses for the EntrepreneurProgram giving courses in Credit Orientation
and for the SGE programs in the Areas of Human Resources, Leadership, Conflict Administration, Negotiation, Motivation, Marketing , Strategic Planning and Customer Service.
Office Services: Have elaborated and proffered training courses in following areas:
Team building; Leadership; Organization and Procedures; Customer Service Quality; Administrative Techniques; Sales Techniques; Basic Principles for Executive Secretaries, Interview Behavior, Office organization, Restaurant Efficiency, Adult training; Marketing Strategies
S&A Desenvolvimento Humano: Management and Executive Behavior Training for companies such as MWM, Banco ItaÃº, Mangels, Tigre, amongst others.
CBC: Business Communication coaching and courses, specialized in presentations, meetings, negotiating skills
Brazilian Market and Sector Studies and white papers:
Market studies, interviews carried out for the agricultural and forestry, sterilization, banking, mining, medical and educational sectors.
Area Covered: Brazil
Executive Training, Translator and Interpreter