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Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.

MSFF is looking for its Chiradzulu Office :


Workplace : Chiradzulu

Type of contract : 1 months Fixed term contract

Start date : Immediate

Main purpose of the position

In relation to the research study titled “Impact of COVID-19 on HIV and TB patient care” transcribe qualitative interviews and group discussions in Chichewa and translate to English. In total, around 36 in-depth interviews, of approx. 60 minutes each and 4 group discussions of 60 – 90 minutes.

Main responsibilities

  • Listen to audio-recorded interviews and group discussions in Chichewa and transcribe accurately and according to given guidelines
  • Translate interviews from Chichewa to English accurately
  • Ensure safe protection and confidentiality of audio-recordings and transcript documents as according to guidelines
  • Consult with the Qualitative Researcher in clarify ambiguities, and assist in building glossaries


  • Education Secondary Education 


Competencies : Experience transcribing interviews for qualitative research.

Desirable: Experience transcribing interviews among HIV patients and knowledge of both medical, technical and popular glossaries in relation to HIV

  • Possess good computer and information technology skills
  • Professional and detail oriented
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Good listening Skills
  • Ability to translate from Chichewa to English Proficiently
  • Attention to detail with information and data accuracy
  • Respect information confidentiality
  • Deliver on deadlines

How to apply

Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates

Deadline for submission of application: 14th April 2021

Application should be submitted to:

Human Resources Manager

Médecins sans Frontières France

P.O. Box 50

Chiradzulu – Malawi

E-mail address:

with in subject: Transcriber 202104.Full Name

(Indicate only the Position and Your Full Name as part of the Subject Line of the email).

NOTE: Please clearly indicate the POSITION TITLE AND YOUR FULL NAME on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MSF is an equal opportunity employer: all applicants will be equally considered under the same criteria and expectations. MSF does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees: if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration on email:  as soon as possible

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