|Call for applications for Translation and Transcription support (Hindi, Bengali and Odiya to English)|
Position: Translation & transcription support (Hindi/Odiya/Bengali to English)
No. of positions: 10
Nature of work: Home based
Last date for receipt of applications: 29th November, 2015
Payment: Rs.30/minute audio (i.e. simultaneously translating & transcribing a 50 minute regional language audio file into an English transcript would pay Rs. 1500)
PHFI calls for application from eligible candidates with skills on Transcription/translation and computerized data entry for specific research projects. The selected candidate will be able to transcribe and translate from at least one of the following language to English
Details of the call are as provided below.
Job Overview / statements of duties:
These positions are short term project assignment(s) with specific research project(s) run by Public Health Foundation of India. A total of 10 people from the shortlist of qualified applicants will be empanelled for the purpose. There is no guarantee of regular work contracts but jobs will be entrusted on an assignment basis as and when required, with a payment based on the duration of interviews to be translated and transcribed. Translation cum Transcription consultants will simultaneously translate and transcribe audio recordings of in-depth interviews (IDIs) and/or focus group discussions (FGDs) from one of the three local (Hindi/Bengali/Odiya) languages recordings to typed translations in English.
Specific duties and terms:
When offered an assignment (i.e. when asked if the consultant would like to translate/transcribe an audio file into a typed word document) only accept if the consultant can complete the assignment within five business days. The consultants are under no obligation to accept any given assignment and PHFI is under no obligation to offer (regular) assignments.
The assignment is complete only after the transcript has been checked and approved by PHFI. When the transcript has been approved, the consultant will be informed and s/he may raise an invoice to PHFI for payment.
Competencies / Skill sets required:
The acceptance of the work will be subject to the satisfactory work verification by the designated reporting official from PHFI. If there are gaps found in the work, you would be required to complete the work correcting the shortcomings, within 2 days of such requests, based on the specific comments made by the reporting official.