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Data Verification and Cataloguing Officer

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Stichting White Helmets Foundation
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Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands

Stichting White Helmets Foundation


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Published 17 days ago

January 31, 2021

Job Title: Data Verification and Cataloguing Officer

Duty Station: The Netherlands

Line Manager: VDT Archive Manager

Full/Part-Time: Full Time

Scope of work

SWHF is a not for profit Organisation registered at the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce. The Foundation aims to provide aid to communities and persons recovering from conflicts and disasters; provide support and orientation to refugees and communities in hosting countries; support justice and Human Rights efforts.

The Visual Documentation Team (VDT) Project is a Justice and Accountability Project that addresses relevant issues in Syria. The project aims at assisting transitional justice mechanisms, and other research processes. Due to the nature of the project, staff involved will likely be required to work with potentially graphic content.

The Data Verification and Cataloguing Officer is responsible to organise and catalogue data, process information, and upload it in the VDT system, as well as supporting the VDT Archive Manager in technical tasks.

Tasks and Activities

  • Conducting offline and online open source discovery as well as verification activities, including the identification, preservation and verification of relevant information;
  • Conduct geographic information system research, including geolocation;
  • Undertake the review and analysis of relevant materials and draft reports in a variety of formats as required;
  • Produce tape summaries and transcripts of oral recordings by listening to the content;
  • Cross-reference existing catalogue records held by SWHF and open source records if required;
  • Keep qualitative and quantitative records on work performed: new items added to the collection, old items reclassified or completed, etc.;
  • Participate in establishing and developing cataloguing procedures;
  • Participate in recommending improvements to increase the efficiency of the work;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications Education, Experience and Competencies.

  • BA in Media, Journalism, Security Studies, Social Sciences, Political Science, Information and communication, or Information Systems with qualifying experience in areas such as investigative research; **
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in conducting open-source online exploitation, including of social media networking sites and/or in verification techniques including geolocation;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online information gathering and verification techniques, combining social media and open-source information;
  • Proven understanding of social media platforms, trends, and monitoring;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of verification techniques including geolocation;
  • Ability to handle complex/large amounts of information;
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and adapt to changing environment and plans;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills, and able to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff and stakeholders;
  • Fluent in Arabic and English (Spoken and Written). Dutch is a plus;
  • Ability to perform clerical work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • High standards of confidentiality, reliability and discretion;
  • Integrity by sharing the SWHF’s values and ethical standards.

Job Title: Data Verification and Cataloguing Officer

Duty Station: The Netherlands

Line Manager: VDT Archive Manager

Full/Part-Time: Full Time

Scope of work

SWHF is a not for profit Organisation registered at the Amsterdam Chamber of…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

Amsterdam, NH, NL

How to Apply

This position is open to candidates with valid work and residence permits in the Netherlands and/or EU.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out the application form on this link and attach your CV and a covering letter explaining your background, suitability for the role and interest in what we do.

Closing date for application: Extended 31 January 2021.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the required job qualifications will be contacted.

This position is open to candidates with valid work and residence permits in the Netherlands and/or EU.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out the…

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