STTA Hausa/Kanuri Translator (Freelance Consultant) at North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

Last Seen: 23rd April 2020

Valid Until16th January 2017

Company Name North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

Job TypeFull Time

Required ExperienceNone

Position Duration: 18 Days, as needed


Position Summary:

The consultant (Translator) will provide technical assistance to translate and transcribe audio and printed material produced by the program from English to Hausa/ Kanuri and vice versa. The translator will be required to have access to a laptop to enable adequate transcription of materials. The consultant will provide ongoing services, as needed, for a period not to exceed 18 total days.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Translator will work most directly with the Reporting Officer and other field team members as necessary.

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Listen to and adequately translate audio and printed materials from English to Hausa and/or Kanuri as required.
  • Transcribing translated materials onto into the programs required format.
  • Any other duties, commensurate with ability, necessary to fulfill responsibilities of the consultancy.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written compression of English, Hausa and Kanuri languages
  • Proven experience in translating audio and printed materials from English to Hausa/Kanuri and vice versa.
  • Ability to type out translated materials using Microsoft Office word.
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and apply problem-solving skills, and provide technical supervision when necessary.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to operate in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.