Kabaras Bible Translator Job Vacancy in Kenya

Bible Translation & Literacy E.A

Position Title: Kabaras Bible Translator

BTL is a Christian faith-based organisation, involved in Language Development, Bible Translation, Literacy and Community Development among small language groups in Kenya.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated born again Christian of good standing, to fill the position below.

The candidates must possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, and must be proactive and able to work under minimum supervision.

The Translator shall be responsible for translating Scriptures in the Kabaras 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.


  • A First Degree in Social sciences, Theology, or Biblical Studies is preferred, or a diploma in the same fields with work experience.
  • Minimum C plain in KCSE
  • Introductory Course to Translation Principles (ICTP) certificate will be an added advantage
  • Excellent speaker of Kabaras language
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Valid license and ability to ride a motorcycle will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • A team player who is honest and of high integrity and respect within the community

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 Sunday, 14th January 2024.

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

Email: careers@btlkenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted