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Vacancies at CIR

The Centre for Information Resilience (CIR) is an independent, non-profit social enterprise dedicated to countering disinformation, exposing human rights abuses, and combating online behaviour harmful to women and minorities.

We work closely with some of the leading organisations, journalists and academics in the disinformation space. 

We pride ourselves on an inclusive, open and flexible working environment.  

Current openings (see below):

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Project Manager

The Centre for Information Resilience is a UK-based social enterprise. We use open source investigations to counter disinformation, expose human rights abuses, and combat online harms targeting women and minorities. 

We are currently looking to hire a talented Project Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, ambitious, non-profit organisation working at the forefront of global current affairs. As Project Manager, you’ll play a key role in taking forward our main mission – managing the delivery of programmes and ensuring the right processes and resources are in place to deliver our projects efficiently, on-time, within budget and to an exceptional standard.


You’ll need to be a detail orientated, flexible and collaborative team player, willing to pitch-in and multi-task across different projects and work at pace to often tight timeframes. In exchange we offer a friendly and collaborative work environment; international travel; opportunities to take on new challenges and responsibilities to grow your management and technical skills and experience and; the ability to shape the way the organisation operates and grows.


Our approach to project management gives the PM wonderful opportunity to get involved in the project more directly than is usual, to become an expert in the geographical and/or thematic nature of the project, as well as exposure to wider CIR endeavours into which we encourage contribution. There will also be opportunity to work closely with world experts in open source, disinformation and human rights. 


Role Description – Project Manager


As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the management of a small portfolio of CIR projects. Specific tasks will include: 


  • Forming and driving the project leadership team, along with the project technical lead (with whom you’ll deliver the project day to day), and one or more CIR Directors. 

  • Ensuring projects are mobilised and managed to time, cost and quality, project deadlines are met, and progress is communicated effectively to the client. 

  • Developing project plans, defining deliverables, establishing effective project management arrangements and quality assurance procedures, tracking project progress and rapidly identifying, escalating and resolving issues impeding delivery.

  • Developing strong relationships with, and overseeing delivery by, project teams, partner organisations, and sub-contractors , monitoring performance and ensuring they deliver  on time, to budget and standard.

  • Ensuring outputs, outcomes and impacts are accurately measured and reported on.

  • Developing and maintaining project-level risk registers, ensuring they are reviewed and updated regularly, and appropriate mitigations or escalations are put in place .

  • Assisting the CIR team in liaising with clients and forging strong working relationships with donors and counterparts. 

  • Working with the finance manager to develop financial forecasts; oversee expenditure to ensure activities and outputs are delivered within budget; identify and suggest mitigations for over/under-expenditure at the earliest opportunity and work with the finance team to develop financial reports to donors

  • Ensure all members of the project team understand and adhere to CIR’s corporate policies on data protection, cyber security, anti-corruption, safeguarding, conflict sensitivity, conflicts of interests, and  CIR’s Code of Conduct.


You will also contribute to the design of new projects by conducting research, developing concept notes, preparing full technical and commercial proposals and recruiting suitable consultants and subcontractors. 

As a full-time employee you will also be expected to contribute to the organisational development of CIR by contributing to internal initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of a range of working practices. 


Working Arrangements

This role can be undertaken remotely, in our Westminster office, or a hybrid between the two. 


It is a full-time role. Applicants should have legal permission to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor visas for this role. 


Salary is dependent on experience. 

Please submit CVs  and a covering letter to, with "Project Manager" in the subject line. 


Interview/Start Dates 


Proj Mgr

Digital Intern

The Centre for Information Resilience is a UK-based social enterprise. We use open source investigations to counter disinformation, expose human rights abuses and war crimes, and combat online harms targeting women and minorities.

We are seeking an creative, organised and ambitious individual to help bring our data and reporting to life for our growing audiences.

Role Description – Digital Intern


As a Digital Intern, you will work closely with open source investigators and researchers to help create compelling, rich stories on our social media channels. You will be empowered to help devise and implement creative content on important issues, including the war in Ukraine and life under the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan. You'll also help retain and build our audiences on Twitter and Instagram, and think creatively about how to incorporate video into our content. 

The initial internship is three months. There is scope to either extend the internship or turn it into a full time paid position for an outstanding candidate. 

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Building content calendars for projects across CIR

  • Designing and posting creative content across CIR channels

  • Reporting on social analytics, tracking trends and helping to devise plans accordingly

  • Updating the website

To be successful in this role, you'll have:

  • A passion for social media and storytelling

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills, including outstanding written English and good spoken English. ​

  • Exceptional organisational skills, with excellent attention to detail

  • A flexible approach to work, with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage a busy workload

  • Proactivity, and feel confident to take the initiative

  • An interest in human rights and global affairs. ​

In the role, you'll learn:

  • How to manage social media accounts for a high profile non-profit organisation

  • How to build and engage audiences on Instagram 

  • How to turn policy / research papers into engaging content

  • Copy writing skills

  • Digital analytics

  • Open source skills

To apply, send a covering letter along with a CV to, with "Digital Intern" in the subject line. 

The internship will be paid the London Living Wage (£11.95 per hour). It is a full time position. You must be eligible to work in the UK. CIR does not require formal qualifications for the role: as long as you can demonstrate your ability to thrive in our organisation. 

Digital Intern

Central and South Asia Terrorism – Regional Security Analyst (full- and part-time)

The Centre for Information Resilience is a UK-based social enterprise. We use open source investigations to counter disinformation, expose human rights abuses, and combat online harms targeting women and minorities.

CIR is currently expanding our initiative to monitor and analyse terrorism in Central and South Asia. We are seeking analysts with expertise in a range of areas, including: regional terror groups, extremist propaganda, open-source intelligence (OSINT) and report writing, and regional language skills.​

We are seeking experienced and passionate Analysts to join our Central and South Asia Terrorism Monitoring team. The Analyst will track and analyse the activities, online presence and propaganda of regional terror organisations, with a particular focus on groups based or operating within Afghanistan which have wider implications for Central and South Asian regional security.

This vacancy is available in both full-time and part-time working patterns. The expected average commitment for part-time analysts is 12 working days per month. Applicants are requested to specify their working pattern preference in their application. CIR embraces flexible and remote-working patterns, and welcomes applications from underrepresented backgrounds.

Applicants with South and Central Asian language proficiencies (Uzbek, Tajik, Pashto, Arabic, Russian, Farsi, Urdu, or Hindi) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The compensation band for this position is ca. £190-250 per eight hour working day, dependent on experience.


​The Analyst will be responsible for:

•   Employing OSINT and social media intelligence (SOCMINT) methodologies to conduct analysis of incidents, trends, and issues related to regional terror groups

•   Providing subject matter expertise and, ideally, regional language and cultural capabilities

•   Ensuring that data collection, categorisation, preservation and processing are carried out in accordance with project protocols

•   Writing reports based on findings from analysis and investigations, as well as producing rapid reports based on emerging or high profile incidents

•   Collaborating with other team members to develop and deliver high-quality reports on time

•   Responding to ad hoc requests for analysis and reports.


The ideal candidate will have:

•   A successful track record in OSINT and social media analysis, incident monitoring and verification, and experience of reporting on regional terror groups and trends

•   Relevant regional geopolitical expertise 

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•   Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to interpret and present data effectively

•   Knowledge of social media and messaging platforms and their capabilities, and a willingness to mentor and train colleagues on how to use them for analysis

•   Native-level regional language skills.


Additional skills beneficial for the position include:

•   Experience of propaganda analysis

•   Experience of translation from local regional languages into English.


To apply for the role, please submit your CV, a brief covering letter outlining your relevant experience, and at least two recent examples of your own work to, with "CSAT – Regional Security Analyst" in the subject line.

CSAT - Regional Analyst
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