REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: CONSULTANCY SERVICE: AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION SERVICE

World Vision International Nepal

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: CONSULTANCY SERVICE: AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION SERVICE

World Vision (WV) is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organisation that has contributed to transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. WV aspires to achieve this through partnership with local communities, civil societies, government and private sectors where we believe in mutual participation and trust, shared vision and goal, accountability and responsibility. We are a child focused organisation driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste.

World Vision’s Global Marketing and Campaign (GMC) team visited WVI Nepal’s programme areas to collect video content for its global campaigns 1000 Girls Campaign and ENOUGH Campaign from Sarlahi and Udayapur Area Programmes (AP) in Eastern Field Office of WVI Nepal. Various video interviews in Maithili and Nepali language were collected from children, youth and adults in the communities.  On that note, WVI Nepal is looking to hire a transcriber who can transcribe audio files in Maithili and Nepali languages and document them in English language in WVI Nepal prescribed format complete with timecodes matching the audio files. In this regard, World Vision International Nepal (WVI Nepal), Kusunti, Lalitpur - 13, invites interested consulting firms and individuals to submit proposals for a consulting assignment.

1. Consultancy Service: AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION SERVICE

The overall objective of the assignment is to transcribe audio files in Maithili and Nepali languages into a document in English language. 

The detailed score of work is:

  • Go through all audio files and transcribe the audio into English language. The transcription should be word by word so that it matches the audio file and does not alter the timing of the audio file.
  • Submit all transcription in stipulated time.

Expected Qualifications:

  • The essential criteria for the consulting agency to qualify for the assignment are:
  • Prior experiences of transcribing video/audio files with appropriate timecodes.
  • Demonstrated experience of translating Maithili and Nepali to English language.

Considerations:

Safeguarding of our programme participants is key in our approach of work. The audio files received from WVI Nepal is to be handled with utmost confidentiality and should not be used in any other purpose besides this assignment.

Based on the details outlined above, from eligible agencies/individuals/firms are requested to submit a technical proposal best illustrating experience and expertise in transcribing and subtitling Maithili to English language, sample of prior work of aligning nature, detailed timeline and team composition backed by cover letter, sample reports & resume aligning with requirements outlined in the Terms of Reference [ToR].

Along with technical proposal, interested parties are also requested to submit a financial proposal to enable the delivery of the required objectives.

The detailed Terms of Reference [TOR] can be accessed via accessing the link: https://shorturl.at/hlEFV or email to npl_supplychain@wvi.org with subject line: “Request for TOR – Audio Transcription & Translation Service”

The date for submission of due Technical & Financial Proposal is 14 February 2024.

Interested firms/VAT registered consultants fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete ‘Technical proposals and financial proposal separately’ on or before 14 February 2024 to the email address mentioned below:

Contact Email to submit Technical & Financial Proposals: npl_scmbid@wvi.org

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage service providers of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only eligible service providers will be contacted for the subsequent selection procedure.

WVI Nepal reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify proposals in its sole discretion.

Supply Chain Management Department

World Vision International Nepal

+977 01 5970877

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Expression of Interests, Tender Notice, Bid
Position Type Contract
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Posted Date 07 Feb, 2024
Apply Before 14 Feb, 2024
City Lalitpur