Several Fresher Transcriber Jobs – Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Organization: Busara
Center for Behavioral Economics
Duty
Station:
 Uganda
About
US:
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.
Job
Summary:
The job holder will be translating and transcribing recorded
interviews. The incumbent will translate and back-translate protocols and
interviews from English to Runyoro.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
·        
The Transcribers should preferably hold a
Bachelors’ degrees or college diplomas in Social Sciences, Economics,
Development studies and/or Business Administration
·        
Prior experience in qualitative data collection
and/or counselling- show proof of this in application is an added advantage
·        
Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
·        
Excellent communication, individual and
group-based exercise facilitation, and interpersonal skills
·        
Demonstrated 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
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills is
Runyoro and English
·        
Personal Competencies: 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
Duration: Successful
candidates shall be hired for a Duration of 3 weeks, renewable starting on 20th
January, 2016
How
to Apply:  
All applicants
should send their updated CVs and cover letters to: jobs@busaracenter.org and
ensure that the subject line reads: “Transcriber: REF NO: BU-2016-01-07”. Only
online applications shall be considered.
Deadline:
12th January, 2016
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