Data Moderator - Contract (Remote)

Open Supply Hub · Remote

Data + Analytics
Human Rights & Equality
$24 - $29 Per Hour
Posted 4 weeks ago

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About Open Supply Hub

Open Supply Hub (OS Hub) is a free and open data tool mapping retail supply chain facilities worldwide and allocating a unique ID to each. The tool is used by stakeholders across many sectors to eliminate confusion and facilitate collaboration, enable interoperability across systems and tackle the long-standing problem of facility identification. We are built on the principles of "open": open data, open communications patterns, openness to ideas and new ways of working. We are a mission-driven organization and respect and value our stakeholders - they make OS Hub what it is: a tool enabling collaboration across retail sectors.

OS Hub is currently at an exciting period in its growth and development and is looking for a Data Moderator focused on increasing and maintaining data quality and supporting the growth of an open data, geospatial tool within the context of a rapidly expanding global nonprofit. Ideally, this contractor is familiar working with mission-driven organizations and has a desire to use their skills to democratize global supply chain data and accelerate the progress towards addressing intractable issues that exist in supply chains - issues like modern day slavery and environmental degradation.

Contract Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Data Moderator to work with our team. The ideal person will have experience with data management, data processing, and/or data analysis. As a Data Moderator contractor, you will be responsible for reviewing and processing data related to facilities in global supply chains. In addition, you will follow and implement best practices in reviewing and labeling data to ensure that our moderation and labeling efforts improve and maintain high data quality and support future feature development. This is a part-time consultancy position and is perfect for contractors/freelancers with expertise in and a passion for data.

Our Commitment

OS Hub is committed to creating an inclusive and representative environment. All qualified individuals will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Statement of Work

This contract is for the following work:

  • Reviewing, cleaning, and organizing data related to facilities in the global supply chain, including name and address data.

  • Comparing and deduplicating a crowd-sourced data set to ensure accuracy and consistency across the platform.

  • Managing facility data (including merging, splitting, facility claims, closures, moves, and other suggested edits as necessary) to ensure a representative and accurate database of global supply chain facilities.

  • Labeling data to create training sets for ML features that increase access to and transparency of global supply chain data and across the ESG ecosystem.

  • Collaborating with the Data and Engineering teams to support development and testing of ML models and other features as necessary.

  • Monitoring data quality, identifying trends and making recommendations for process improvements as needed, such as implementing data quality checks, data governance policies, and ensuring data accuracy and completeness.

  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in data management and analysis as well as new developments in global supply chains and regulations that impact supply chains.

After a period of training and onboarding to relevant materials, delivery of the above elements is expected continuously throughout the agreement.

Contractor Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as data science, computer science, or statistics

  • 2+ years of experience in data moderation, data processing, or data analysis

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Familiarity with data management tools such as Excel, SQL, and/or Python

  • Familiarity with data visualization and reporting tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or Looker

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working independently with a geographically dispersed team in a remote environment

  • Confident in the use of Google Suite, Slack and video conferencing apps

  • Committed to principles of “openness”: open data, open communications patterns, openness to ideas and new ways of working

  • Experience with data moderation, supply chain, environmental, social, governance (ESG), or greenhouse gas (GHG) data, a plus

  • Knowledge of a foreign language, a plus


The fee structure is allocated for 30 hours per week and paid on a per month basis. The hourly rate range for this contract is $24 - $29 USD. For Non US proposals, the fee structure will be benchmarked to the individual's specific country in the beginning of the procurement process. In addition, fees within this range will be commensurate with contractors experience. The role is for an initial contractual period of 3 months renewable based on project funding and performance.


The position is remote, but we ask that the contractor be located between the US Pacific time zone (GMT -7) and European central time zone (GMT +1).

Application - Evaluation Stages

  • Phone Screen: At our company, we use VideoAsk for video interviews with candidates we're interested in. In the video interview, there are 3 questions and you have up to 3 minutes to respond to each question. You can re-record your answer as many times as you wish, our team will only see your final answer. As a small team across multiple time zones, video phone screens are an effective way for us to connect with candidates asynchronously. This approach helps candidates get to know us better, while also allowing us to efficiently move our interview process forward.

  • 1st Interview: This is a 45 minute Interview with a team member on the data / product team as well as another member of the organization and will focus on the candidate's experience working with data and various software programs / tools.

  • 2nd Interview: This is a 1 hour Interview with a member of the data / product team that includes a short exercise during which the candidate will talk through examples of how they would moderate various data examples provided by the OS Hub team. This interview will also focus on the candidate’s cross-functional experience and familiarity working with other disciplines, such as software engineering and stakeholder engagement.

  • Final Interview: This is a 30 minute interview with OS Hub’s Chief Operating Officer to ask and answer any final questions about the role and/or organization.

  • Reference Checks: Once you reach the Final Interview stage, we will request 2-3 references, including one that is a current/former manager or supervisor.


Please submit via our form linked here. Any questions can be directed to [email protected] with the subject line “Data Moderator Contract”. We will be reviewing applications as we receive them. We encourage interested applicants to submit a response sooner rather than later.

Deadline: To apply by June 9, 2023


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