Population Services International Audio Record Transcriber Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Audio Record Transcriber Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 203126

Category: Research and Development
Location: Different parts of the country, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Audio Record Transcriber

Department/Program: Business Analytics

Reports to: Research Focal person

Based in: Different parts of the country

Duration of contract: Definite to be engaged when a need arises

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale

Application Deadline: April 8, 2019

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.

We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

We are looking for an audio record transcriber who will be is responsible for quality transcription of local language audio records to English.

He/she will transcribe different
audio records of in-depth interview, key informant interviews and focus group discussions (FGDs). He/she will maintain all procedures of quality verbatim transcription.

Essential Functions

You will work under the direct supervision of the researcher/program staff, in close collaboration with the research/program team. More specifically, you will:

  • Transcribe an exact record of the audio record of key informant interviews, in-depth interviews, FGDs and other recordings from different local languages to English;
  • Review and proofread transcripts and records to ensure the accurate use of language and verifying spelling;
  • Conduct quality transcription as per the audio records;
  • Properly manage audio records;
  • Ensure confidentiality of audio records and hard copies.
  • Comply with instructions by the supervisor and coordinator/researcher.

    Job Requirements

    Your background

    What are we looking for? The basics

  • BA/BSc or above in Health, Literature or other Social Science fields with at least 5 years of audio transcription experience.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and other local languages

    What would get us excited?

  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills in English and knowledge of at least more than one local language is preferable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit.
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail.

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

    1. Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

    2. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Audio Record Transcriber Position” in the subject line.

    3. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful.

    If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

    Application deadline April 8, 2019. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

    Population Services International Audio Record Transcriber Jobs in Ethiopia

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