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

Date Posted: 10/Jan/2017
Deadline: 16/Jan/2017

North East Regional Initiative (NERI) is an International Development Organization

Job Title: STTA Hausa/Kanuri Translator (Freelance Consultant)

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.


Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following documents to [email protected]

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities and equipment/software used for previous work;
  • A cover letter; AND

Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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