Asaak Luganda Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Asaak Luganda Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda


Job Details

  • Asaak is a Ugandan fintech startup providing asset financing to SME’s through a mobile app and was the first digital lender in the country.

  • We are looking to hire a Luganda Research Assistant for temporary work in our Kampala office.

  • We are looking for a detail-oriented person with strong written and spoken language skills in both English and Luganda.

  • This position requires excellent knowledge of both English and Luganda grammar, the ability to think critically and creatively, attention to detail, and a team-oriented attitude.

  • Prior experience with translation, editing, and writing is a plus. Prior experience with Google Drive, Google Docs, and other web-based software is a plus.

    Responsibilities:

    • Collect hundreds or thousands audio samples of spoken Luganda and write out the words in Luganda. Upload audio files to a database.

    • Translate written Luganda text to written English.

    • For a given Luganda sentence, identify each word as a verb, noun, direct object, indirect

    • object, preposition, etc. (parts of speech)

    Qualifications:

    • A minimum of a diploma or bachelor's degree holder in any recognized university.

    • Specialty and knowledge of English and Luganda is a MUST, both written and spoken.

    • Linguistics knowledge or training is a plus.

    • Prior experience with translation, writing, editing, and teaching languages is a plus.

    How to Apply

  • Please email your CV and academic documents to

  • careers@asaak.co with “Luganda Research Assistant” as the subject line.

  • If selected for an interview, you must keep time.

  • Candidates who are late to interviews are disqualified automatically. The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 29th of June at 5:00 pm East Africa Time


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