Language Development Assistant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Bible Translation & Literacy E.A

Position Title: Language Development Assistant

BTL, a Christian faith-based organization, involved in Language Development, Bible translation, literacy and community development among small language groups in Kenya, is seeking to recruit highly motivated born again Christians of good Christian standing, demonstrated spiritual maturity, integrity and a calling to serve, to carry out sociolinguistic surveys and language development for the Kambe language.

The candidate should possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, be proactive and ability to work with minimum supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Linguistic Coordinator to develop the respective language.
  • Mobilize the community and create awareness about the work of Bible translation and language Development,
  • The Language Development Assistant will work closely with the respective church and community leaders and other relevant stakeholders in the language development process.


  • Must be a born again Christian with a good Christian standing.
  • A bachelor’s degree in linguistics is preferred, but also a bachelor’s degree in education specializing in English and literature or Kiswahili, or a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related field will be considered.
  • Mastery of the respective language.
  • Excellent analytical skills especially in linguistics.
  • Good research skills.
  • Excellent report writing and computer skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.

Reference your application with your preferred language (e.g. Kambe Development Language Assistant), along with a detailed CV, copies of your certifications, and three referees (professional, social, and religious), as well as your mobile phone number(s) and those of your referees by Sunday 14th January 2024.

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


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted