Bible Translation Consultant



Are you a team player with a heart for others to have access to the Bible? Are you seeking a sea change? We are seeking an individual to provide translation teams with guidance, encouragement, and technical help on translation-related issues. As a Bible Translation Consultant, you will use your skills to collaborate with others to provide accurate Bible translations. This role will be working with translation teams based in Timor-Leste.


  • consultant checking translated Scriptures (portions, chapters, books, Bible stories)
  • training local translators


  • SIL qualified translation consultant
  • a theological degree from Bible college

Language and Culture Training:

  • one year at SIL Australia
  • English fluency of at least 5.0 IELTS


  • orientation workshops, held at our National Centre in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria
  • on-field cultural orientation
  • language fluency in Tetun Dili, Bahasa Indonesia or Portuguese would be beneficial.

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