The Bank for International Settlements is an international organisation which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation via wide-ranging banking, economic research and policy coordination activities.
Application Deadline: 04/02/2018
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is recruiting a Records and Archives Expert to manage the Bank's physical archives and digital records. You will ensure that the Bank's historically valuable documents and current records are preserved and organised to the highest standards possible.
This role requires the conceptual development, implementation and maintenance of an efficient and secure electronic archiving environment, including long-term preservation and disposal, within the framework of the Bank's existing information management systems.
We look forward to meeting candidates with a degree in records management or archiving, information management or an equivalent professional qualification. You will have at least five years of relevant experience, including in managing archives repositories, with a proven track record working with born-digital or digitised materials. You will also have experience in project management, business process analysis and specifically in using electronic records management and archiving systems. Experience working with external researchers is desirable. Proficiency in English is required; knowledge of German and/or French is a plus.
The BIS's head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages. The BIS employs staff on both open-ended and fixed-term contracts. However, all new entrants are initially recruited on a fixed-term basis. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. We encourage applications from female candidates.