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Writer/ Translator/ Content Creator

Omneia Harb is a Communications and PR professional who possess advanced knowledge in managing Internal and External communications, Social media, storytelling, making partnerships, conducting researches, analyzing data and news, writing and translating reports, speeches, project documents, factsheets, newsletters, news releases, brochures, manuals, and concept notes, composing talking points, and developing and reviewing proposals. She organizes events and media roundtables, records voice over and write stories from the field. She also follows developments in Egypt and the region and give recommendations and advice on issues of interest. Omneia has very good experience in dealing with government agencies, international organizations, industrial and agricultural entities, civil society organizations, Political and Economic entities, Business and Trade organizations, national councils, and donor agencies, besides coordinating with various stakeholders in different countries.

Omneia worked in different sectors and was able to move smoothly from one field to another; She was Communications and projects professional at the Italian Embassy in Cairo, the UN Women and UNIDO, and she was the Assistant Director of Media Relations and Outreach at the American University in Cairo, and I was a journalist at BBC.

Omneia is punctual, flexible, and adaptable and can work under pressure. She can brilliantly communicate with top managers as well as employees. She is skilled in planning, organizing, prioritizing work and time management. She is able to work independently without close supervision and at the same time have a very good teamwork spirit.

Omneia was the President of Rotaract Nasr City, where she engaged in different Projects.

Omneia is Fluent in Arabic and English, and very good in French and Italian. She obtained her master’s degree in “Cultural Heritage Management” from University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne. She studied translation at the French Cultural Centre in Egypt and studied Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration and International Law at Cairo University.

Omneia is passionate about Arts and Culture in all forms and believes they are indispensable for Sustainable Development.

Experience

Communications and Visibility Officer

  •  The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
  •  Jan 2018 - Dec 2021

• Managing Internal and External communications
• Managing relations with beneficiaries, stakeholders and counterparts
• Writing and translating reports, success stories, newsletters, brochures, manuals, factsheets, project documents, concept notes, speeches, talking points and briefs
• Managing social media
• Producing and updating the website
• Documenting work achievements
• Managing Knowledge and Information
• Organizing events, workshops, and meetings, and engaging in any external events on behalf of the Top Management
• Managing Media (media monitoring, press conferences, press releases, media kits, & media roundtables)
• Assisting in creating the work plan and training material
• Providing project management support to Projects directors and technical advisors

Communications and Media consultant

  •  UN Women Regional office for the Arab States
  •  Aug 2015 - May 2017

• Managing Communications, Media and External Relations in a regional context including countries like Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, and Egypt

Project and Communications officer

  •  United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  •  Mar 2014 - Apr 2015

• Providing project management support to the Project Director and Project Management Unit
• Collaborating with the procurement officer to purchase goods and services (opening bids and tenders)
• Preparing terms of reference for studies, consultancies and other activities and contributing to the preparation/ revision of manuals, guidelines and e-learning courses
• Managing Communications

Assistant Director of Media Relations and Outreach

  •  The American University in Cairo
  •  Jan 2012 - Dec 2013

Senior Public Information Assistant

  •  The World Food Program
  •  Dec 2010 - May 2011

Journalist

  •  British Broadcasting Corporation “BBC”
  •  Feb 2005 - Oct 2010

Education

Master's Degree

  •  University of Paris I: Panthéon -Sorbonne
  •  Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

Management of Cultural Heritage

Diplome

  •  Faculté des Langues – Département de Langues Étrangères Appliquées–Université Lumière Lyon 2
  •  Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

The French Translation Diplôma; “LE DUTFA”

Bachelor's degree

  •  Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
  •  Oct 1999 - May 2003

Bachelor's of Economics and Political Sciences, English Section.
I studied Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration and International Law.