Idoma/Ijaw/Bini Translator

Job Description

  • Translation project which will run for six months. Material to be translated is generic, not relating to any specific field and mostly colloquial and telegraphic style.
  • Translation will be done on an online tool.
  • Required monthly output is equivalent of 75 single spaced A4 pages per month (around 3.5 pages daily).
  • Quality of translation is very important and will determine participation in future projects. Every work will be checked for quality.
  • There are specific instructions guiding the translations and these have to be followed, as such, participant needs to be able  to  understand and follow instructions.

Job Roles

  • Translate English text to Idoma/Ijaw/Bini and vice versa
  • Use specified translation software
  • Run checks on the translations to mitigate errors
  • Maintain consistency in translations
  • Carry out bug fixes on translations reported with errors
  • Report any issues hindering work swiftly so it can be addressed

Applicant Requirements

  • Native speaker of language applied for
  • Proficient knowledge of English both oral and written
  • Degree/certificate in translation or linguistics (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • Very good grammar and spelling skills in target language
  • Familiarity with computers and linguistic software packages
  • Ability to understand instructions and follow them
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accountability, ability to meet deadlines and to work in a team

Apply if qualified and interested.

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