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Data Scientist

Job Reference tbigc/TP/5126/862 #LI-AG1

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Contract Details:
Working Hours:
35 Hours per week
Israel/Palestinian Territory
Closing Date:
Seniority level:
Mid-Senior level
Company Industry:
International Affairs, Think Tanks
Job Function:

Focus of the Role

The Initiative for the Middle East (IME) by the Tony Blair Institute is seeking to contract a local consultant (Consultant) to gather, record, analyse and report relevant data (Data) to IME on a monthly basis.

Key Responsibilities

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The Consultant will:

  • Be responsible for gathering, entering, processing, analysing, reporting and displaying geodata, sociological, economic and survey data, relating to Israel and the Palestinian territory.
  • Conduct research on the above topics, and other related as requested by IME.
  • IME may request to introduce changes and modify the required tasks in line with the needs of the organisation.

Person Specification

We are looking for an individual with a strong data science background, able to gather, analyse and process complex data. The individual should possess high levels of enthusiasm, drive and resilience, and be able to collaboratively in a tight-knit team. The individual should be available to work locally from Israel/the Palestinian territory, with flexibility on hours and work from home.

This is a role in a fast-paced team, working within complex policy areas that are highly scrutinised. Therefore, the successful candidate for the role should be able to display the majority of the following:

  • Data science expertise (gathering, processing, analysing data, data visualisation).
  • Proven work experience in data science field.
  • Experience with data management tools such as Power Query & Excel, SQL, MongoDB, Power BI and DAX.
  • Experience with data visualisation e.g. Tableau.
  • Experience with programming languages e.g. R, Python, STATA.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of Hebrew and Arabic is a strong advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with an emphasis on high performance, results and quick turnaround.
  • An ability to deliver results in a highly political, complex and challenging environment.

Consultancy days: Minimum three days per week.

Compensation: Competitive, dependent on experience.


About The Institute

The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not for profit organisation. We exist to equip political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies.  We do this through developing policy and advising governments.  We work hard, every day, to make a difference. When governments work well they are able to create economic and social change in a way that promotes fairness, social justice and opportunity. We work relentlessly to support leader and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people  

As an organisation, the core beliefs we all embrace are: 

  • Open and Progressive: you’ll believe in the value of teamwork 
  • Bold and Pragmatic: you’ll approach everything you do with integrity and authenticity 
  • Optimistic Changemaker: you’ll be focused on results 

TBI believes embracing diversity and inclusion make us a better place to work.  It’s our goal to reflect everyone in society and we actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented in the workplace. We celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. We will only ever assess you on your abilities and fit for a role. We’re happy to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during recruitment and, if you\'re successful, discuss any adjustments you might need to thrive in your role.