Saturday, April 23, 2016

Transcriber (1 Post)

JOB TITLE: Transcriber
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 25th April 2016
START DATE: 28th April 2016
LOCATION: Tanzania

Open to local Tanzanian hires only, preferably from Dar or Mwanza 

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.


Excellent oral and written communication skills is Kiswahiliand English
Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
Excellent communication, individual and group-based exercise facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Ability to recognize when questions are difficult or unclear to subjects
Excellent note taking ability during interviews
Experience in conducting qualitative research is a plus
Typing speed of 30WPM

Bachelors’ degree or college diploma in Social Sciences, Economic, Development studies and/or Business Administration
Past experience in qualitative data collection and/or counselling- show proof of this in application
Have the following qualities: are diligent and organized, have the ability to motivate and counsel others, have a positive attitude, are active and respectful listeners, have strong interpersonal skills, and have passion for community-based social work


Translating and transcribing recorded interviews.
Translating and back-translating protocols and interviews from English to Kiswahili and vice versa.


Successful candidates shall be hired for a duration days to be communicated to the successful candidates. 

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to and ensure that the subject line reads: “Transcriber: REF NO: BU-2016-04-21”.

Only online applications shall be considered.