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Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity (CIHEB) – Translators.

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POSITION TITLE: TRANSLATORS

REPORTING TO: PROJECT COORDINATOR

JOB LOCATION: NAIROBI

Job Summary:

The Linguists will support the back translation of verbatim transcripts from the various vernacular language to English.  Responsible for listening to, understanding, and translating spoken or written statements from one language to another.

Translation Number of Translators Required Period of Contract
Swahili to English 5 1 Month
Luo to English 4 1 Month
Teso to English 2 1 Month
Kisii to English 1 1 Month
Total 12 1 Month

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Proofread the assigned verbatim transcripts to understand and ensure that they are all in English
  2. Convert transcripts from one language into English
  3. Uphold data quality procedures
  4. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  5. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  1. Fluent in the relevant language (native level), both written and spoken, fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  2. Computer knowledge is required.
  3. Attention to detail is required.
  4. Ability to speak, write, type and translate to and from English/the assigned language
  5. Personal and professional integrity is required.
  6. Diploma/Degree in public health or social science discipline
  7. Knowledge of immunization terminology preferred
  8. Trustworthy to handle confidential matters/information

How to Apply:

Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.org on or before 27th January 2023. Applicants are advised to include the title “TRANSLATORS “on the subject line.

The Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity (CIHEB) — Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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