Transcribers Jobs in Nairobi Kenya for Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Job Title: Transcribers

Location: Nairobi

Eligibility: Open to locals only

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. 

It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioral economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.


Key Requirements:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is Kiswahili and English
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
  • 1-2 years working experience
  • Keenness for details/detail oriented
  • College diploma in Social Sciences, Economic, Development studies and/or Business Administration
  • Past experience in translating and transcribing
  • Have the following qualities: are diligent and organized, have a positive attitude, are active and respectful listeners, have strong interpersonal skills,
  • Typing Skills (minimum typing speed of 30 WPM.)
  • Able to work with minimal supervision/autonomously
General Interpreter Duties
  • Translating and transcribing recorded interviews.
  • Translating and back-translating protocols and interviews
How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to and ensure that the subject line reads: “Transcriber: REF NO: BU-2016-06-20”. 
Only online applications shall be considered.

Deadline to Apply: 3rd July 2016

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