Transcription and Translation Consultancy

Transcription and Translation Consultancy

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work with people affected by violent conflicts to enhance their security and dignity through Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP). We work to reduce violence, protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath, and help transform the world’s response to conflict situations.


NP first established a presence in Sudan in Jan 2022 working on peacebuilding and community protection. NP occupies a unique space in the protection response in Sudan; simultaneously providing direct protection to at-risk civilians and providing hands-on support to community protection groups to work towards their own security and secure advocacy space to do so.

Job Summary:

The consultant/s will transcribe audio data collected from the project sites, translate from Arabic to English and code as relevant under appropriate outcomes.

Transcription & Translation:

Listen to audio files and transcribe accurately either into Arabic and then English or directly into English. Approximately 24 hours of audio (data collection is ongoing).


  • Written English version of all audio files.
  • Information coded and sorted into appropriate outcomes. Structure for these will be provided during the workstream inception.
  • Written record of time usage.


  • A glossary of key terms will be provided to the consultant/s that explain key concepts around Unarmed Civilian Protection and other technical terminology.
  • Specific direction on data security and storage will be provided and adhered to as per the contract.


  • Experience in similar evaluation related work, particularly in understanding.
  • Experience working in an NGO or similar organisation.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Fluent Arabic and English language skills
  • Ability to translate to a high standard.
  • Information management skills

How to apply

Application Process:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page), through our website detailing their experience and how they qualify for the role. Cost estimation should also be included, along with estimated timeframe for submission of outputs. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The closing date for applications is Tuesday 26th March 2024
  • An approximate 2hour language and translation check will be undertaken prior to selection of successful applicants.
  • Candidates may be selected before the closing date; apply early.


Nonviolent Peaceforce is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, communities we work with, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities and government guidance and complies with best practices in the Humanitarian and Development sector. NP expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We prioritise ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. NP also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.


We never ask for payment as part of our selection process, and we always contact candidates via our corporate accounts and platforms. If you are approached for payment, this is likely to be fraudulent. Please check whether the role you are interested in is posted here on our website.

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