Busara Center Jobs in Kenya
Busara Center Transcribers (Somali Speaking) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility: Open to locals only
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes.
It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioral economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.
Must be fluent in English (written, verbal), Somali (written, verbal), and Kiswahili (verbal)
Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
1-2 years working experience
Keenness for details/detail oriented
• College diploma in Social Sciences, Economics, Development studies, Public policy, Business Administration or related fields
• Strong qualitative analysis with past experience, including knowledge of thematic analysis or past work experience
• Past working experience in media and script development • Past experience in translating and transcribing
• Have the following qualities: are diligent and organized, have a positive attitude, are active and respectful listeners, have strong interpersonal skills,
• Typing Skills (minimum typing speed
of 30 WPM.)
• Able to work with minimal supervision/autonomously
General Interpreter Duties
• Translate Somali scripts to English quickly and accurately
• Translate comments and notes from script editing process
• Add input to the script editing process regarding the Somali context
• Translate developed English survey instruments to Somali
• Translating and transcribing recorded interviews.
• Translating and back-translating protocols and interviews
Hiring Duration: 2 Months
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and ensure that the subject line reads: "Transcriber: REF NO: BU-2017-03-08'.
Deadline to Apply: 14th March 2017
Only online applications shall be considered.
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