ILRI Data Transcriptionists Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Data Transcriptionists Jobs in Ethiopia

Main Duties:

• Interpreting audio recordings of key informant interviews and focus group discussions and converting them into English texts;

• Translation of interviews and group discussions held in different languages (mainly Amharic and Afan Oromo) to English text documents;

• Review the text document they transcribed for language and content errors, make necessary edits before submitting to the M&E team members/supervisors;

• Transcription of audio recordings as soon as she/he received the audio-records and submitting the text document to the M&E team/supervisors;

• Respect confidentiality of the content of information being transcribed.



• At least a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural/development economics, agriculture, project management, rural development, development studies and related fields.


• At least 3 years of relevant experience in transcription of livestock/agriculture related audio records.


• Listening skills to be able to carefully listen to audio recordings and interpret them appropriately.

• Time management: must work quickly but efficiently, keeping tight deadlines and managing time effectively;

• Detail oriented;

• Excellent verbal and written skills in English;

• Fluency in listening and writing in Amharic and Afan Oromo languages and translation of these languages to English;

• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure;

• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software;

• Ability to comfortably use sound recorders and handle audio-records.

  • Education Level : Bachelor's

  • Experience : 3-5 years

    How to Apply:

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Data Transcriptionists Jobs in Ethiopia

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