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Transcriber Job at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria, 31st January, 2019


Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is a new five-year, USAID-funded project. The goal of Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is to increase the practice of 17 priority individual and household level behaviors and five provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH); and tuberculosis, while increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming. Implementation will vary by health area across eleven states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Transcriber

Job Description
The project seeks transcribers to carry out the following tasks:

  • Listen to interview recordings of about 6 to 7 hours from health facility clients and providers
  • Transcribe the recordings verbatim
  • Type and edit transcripts
  • Submit transcripts in English language

Selection Criteria

  • Previous experience of transcription
  • Owns a functional laptop
  • Resides in Abuja.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Health, Social Sciences or Humanities
  • Speaks and understands the local Hausa language/dialect fluently
  • Able to write very well in English language

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Letter of Application and CV as one PDF document to: hiring@ba-nigeria.org The subject of the mail should be: Transcribers – Abuja.


Application Deadline 8th February, 2019.



  • Applicants must state how they fit the selection criteria in their application letter.
  • Only shortlisted candidates based in Abuja will be contacted.


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