Linguistics Assistant (Ogiek, Tachoni), Bible Translators (Chuka, Taveta, Marakwet) at Bible Translation And Literacy

On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
BTL, a faith-based organisation involved in Bible Translation, Literacy, Language and Community Development is seeking to recruit highly motivated born again Christians with demonstrated spiritual maturity and a calling to serve for the positions below: 
The candidate must possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, proactive and ability to work with minimum supervision.

Linguistics Assistant
For Ogiek and Tachoni Communities
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Basic linguistic work,
  • Community mobilization and creating awareness about the work of Bible Translation and Language Development,
  • The Linguistics Assistant will work closely with the Language Development Steering Committees, the Local Church, the Local Community and other relevant Stakeholders in the orthography development process.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics,
  • Must be an excellent speaker of Tachonyi or Ogiek language
  • Excellent mobilization skills,
  • Excellent report writing and computer skills,
  • Good research skills.
Bible Translators
For Chuka, Taveta and Marakwet Communities

The Translator shall be responsible for translating scriptures in the Native Language in a natural, clear,
and accurate manner. 
He/She shall work closely with the Translation Specialists, the Local Church, Local Community and other relevant Stakeholders.

Qualifications
  • A First Degree in Theology or Biblical Studies is preferred or a diploma in Biblical Studies with work experience. Any other degree or diploma in Social sciences may be considered
  • Minimum C plain in KCSE
  • Introductory Course to Translation Principles (ICTP) certificate will be an added advantage
  • Must be an excellent speaker of any of the following languages: Chuka, Taveta or Marakwet
  • Good Computer Skills
Applications with a detailed CV, copies of certificates, and three referees (Professional, Social and Church), Office and mobile telephone contacts for both applicant and referees be emailed (preferred) or sent to the address below by Friday 9th October 2015.

Human Resources Manager
Bible Translation And Literacy,
P.O Box 44456 – 00100 
Nairobi

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted
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