About Islam Elsayed

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Business Consultancy Services
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About me

High-impact and analytical professional leveraging more than 15 years of experience driving strategic operations, sales, translation, localization and HR initiatives to realize bottom line results. Well known for developing innovative HR initiatives to streamline processes and capitalize on organizational growth opportunities. Well-versed in enhancing clients and employees’ engagement and in the pursuit of organizational objectives and effectively balancing the needs of employees with the mission of the organization. Have a knack for developing rapport and managing relationships and able to collaborate with organizational administration to drive change and improve processes.



  • 2021 - Present
    General Dynamics Land Systems (MOD Project)

    Head of Translation Department / Lead Translator

    ✓ Manage the HR and administrative affairs of 40 translators and interpreters directly reporting to
    ✓ Successfully delivered the translation of technical manuals and relatod student guides.
    Planning and supervising the work of the department (allocating in-house work, managing deadlines and priorities,
    monitoring quality and quantity).
    ✓ Acting as line manager/reporting officer, managing and reviewing the performance of the individual members of the department and the overall performance of the department in line with defined individual and collective objectives andpriorities
    ✓ Translating a wide variety of Arabic texts into English, and vice versa particularly in military , general law, economics,finance and IT.
    ✓ Revising translations produced by in-house translators
    ✓ Editing English texts intended for publication which are not drafted by mother-tongue authors Evaluating the
    performance of all translators and interpreters during work sessions.

  • 2015 - 2020
    Thomas International-MENA distributor, Kuwait

    Regional HR Relationship Manager / HR Psychometric Assessments Consultant

    Offering leveraged HR skills and efficaciously extended operations across the MENA regions.
    Successfully managed job selection and assessment projects of more than 7000 candidates
    Bestowing strategic leadership and direction to HR policies and practices across the entire organization with an aim of effectively balancing the needs of employees with strategic business goals. Playing a stellar role in providing consultation and collaborate with administrators and key stakeholders to guide human resource policy.
    ✓ Holds proven distinction in developing strong relationship with clients and meet clients to define their needs and
    recommend solutions; selling services to acquire companies and run sales presentations and demos to potential clients.
    ✓ Developing an overall strategy/ programs/ initiative that increase employee engagement, morale as well as facilitate ongoing, long-term improvement of skills and performance for employees at all levels. Conducting well-planned and professional induction to manage employee’s integration including pre-joining, the day of joining, and post joining.
    ✓ Dexterously managing relationship with employees and existing clients while managing key accounts to maximize revenue.
    Assisting with strategy development and analyze market requirements while monitoring competition.
    ✓ Working with the General Manager to develop ideas for new product lines and packages and new markets segment for existing products and services. Distinction in handling and administering the performance appraisal.
    ✓ Promoting career development by identifying key attributes, developing assignments and performance metrics and ensuring high potential candidates grew in development roles.
    ✓ Ensuring a high level of organizational effectiveness through ongoing performance, organizational design, talent
    assessments, leadership and succession planning.
    ✓ Providing leadership and guidance on defined strategies, policies and programs. Coaching and developing leaders,managers and key talent to ensure success in their roles.


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