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Job at The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) for STTA Hausa/Kanuri Translator


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) – An International Development Organization, is seeking applications from suitably qualified Nigerian nationals for the position below:

Job Title: STTA Hausa/Kanuri Translator (Freelance Consultant)
Location: Abuja
Position Duration: 18 Days, as needed.

Required Skills & Qualifications 

  • Excellent oral and written compression of English, Hausa and Kanuri languages
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

  • A current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities and equipment/software used for previous work;
  • A cover letter;
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  • Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline  16th January, 2017. 


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