Member since Dec '18

Working languages:
English to Urdu
Urdu to English

Muzaffer Sharif Bhutta
Translator: English-Urdu, MBA

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Local time: 01:09 PKT (GMT+5)

Native in: Urdu (Variant: Pakistan) Native in Urdu, Panjabi Native in Panjabi
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Jul 21 (posted via  Working on review and editing of English > Urdu translation of healthcare related material issued by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. ...more, + 43 other entries »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Copywriting, Transcription, MT post-editing, Operations management, Sales, Vendor management, Project management, Desktop publishing, Training, Subtitling, Software localization, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, Interpreting, Transcreation, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
Law: Taxation & CustomsManagement
Investment / SecuritiesInternet, e-Commerce
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoFood & Drink
Finance (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
AgricultureMarketing / Market Research

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Translation education Master's degree - Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at Aug 2014. Became a member: Dec 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English (Secondary education, Lahore, verified)
English (The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan, verified)
English to Urdu (Lahore Board of Intermediary and Secondary Education)
Urdu to English (Lahore Board of Intermediary and Secondary Education)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Amara, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
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Translator l Urdu-English l MBA I Executive Education from Harvard and Stanford  

138-E, Bhutta House, Gulshan-E-Ravi, Lahore, Pakistan

Phone: +92 333 424 7295 • Email: • Skype: muzaffer.bhutta

v  Urdu – mother tongue

v  English – professionally fluent (have also travelled numerous times to Europe and U.S.)

v  Highly accomplished and results-driven translation professional with more than 15 years of experience in translation, proofreading, editing, validation and revision in Urdu and English languages in all combinations.

v  Some of the key areas of specialization include: accounting, finance, investment, legal, business management and marketing, e-commerce, website, medical, nonprofit sector, agriculture, agribusiness, immigration-related documentation, art, literary work, research studies, articles, training material etc.

v  MBA, professional management accountant and executive education from Harvard and Stanford

v  Excellent technology skills including SDL Trados Studio, Wordfast, GTT, Windows, Mac, MS project, Office applications and related software

v  Large collection of specialized bilingual dictionaries


Freelance Translator

Founder, Bhutta Translation                                                                           JAN 2003 – Present

Have been working on national and international assignments including translation, interpretation, editing, post-editing, proofreading, editing, validation and revision in Urdu and English combinations. Some of the key domains of experience and specialization include: accounting, finance, banking, investment, legal, business management and marketing, e-commerce, website, medical, nonprofit sector, international donor funded economic development programs, agriculture, immigration-related documentation, art, literary work, research studies, articles, training material etc. Also working a volunteer translator with Translators without Borders.

Other assignments (Domain / industry experience)

I have also worked at the following senior leadership roles in the private sector, which has helped me acquire in-depth industry knowledge specifically in banking, finance, accounting, legal, training, business, marketing, human resources, project management and monitoring, agribusiness, economic development and nonprofit sector domains.

·       Director & Company Secretary, Agribusiness Support Fund

·       Bank Advisor / SME Lending Consultant, Bannkakademie International e.v. (now Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

·       Manager Credit & Operations, Saudi Pak Commercial Bank Ltd.

·       Manager Credit Administration, MCB Bank Ltd.


2017; International Action Learning MBA (Cum Laude), Business School Netherlands (BSN)

2000; Cost & Management Accountant (FCMA), Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)

1996; University of The Punjab, Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com)

In order to keep my domain and industry knowledge up-to-date, I ensure my continuous professional development by attending relevant trainings. Some examples of such trainings include:

2016; Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders, Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA

2015; Agribusiness management, Harvard Business School, USA

2013; Accredited Mediator, Centre of Excellence in Dispute Resolution (CEDR), UK

2011; Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard Business School

2009; Certificate in proposal writing and translation, ASF learning & development centre

2007; Certificate in Project Management, Syscomp International (PMI - Project Management Institute, USA)

2006; Certificate in French Language, University of the Punjab jointly with Alliance Fraincais & Embassy of France


Keywords: urdu, english, translation, interpretation, proofreading, validation, revision, interpreting, editing, subtitling, post-editing, training, project management, accounting, medical, finance, investment, legal, business management and marketing, immigration, e-commerce, website, economic development, international donor funded development programs, nonprofit sector, agriculture, training material, wordfast, GTT

Profile last updated
Nov 25

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