Vacancy – Data Research Analyst
Salary circa £35,000 depending on experience
Permanent, and flexible-working, full or part-time considered.
Are you looking to use and develop your data analysis and programming skills? Are you keen to build on your experience in a research/technical role? Do you want to be part of a dedicated, friendly team that is passionate about international development, transparency and open data?
Then we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a Data Research Analyst to play a central role in our work to increase aid transparency.
Based in London, Publish What You Fund campaigns for greater transparency in aid and development finance. We believe that transparent, available and usable data can contribute to better decision-making, co-ordination, accountability and ultimately better development outcomes. We combine independent research with intelligent, long-term advocacy and technical expertise. We are now embarking on an exciting new chapter, emphasising greater data use for better development outcomes and broadening our horizons to look at a wider range of aid and development funding vehicles and settings.
You will be at the heart of our work to produce the Aid Transparency Index – our flagship report that assesses transparency levels among leading aid and development finance agencies.
Using your data and Python programming skills, you will conduct in-depth analysis into open aid data as well as oversee the technical maintenance and operation of the Aid Transparency Tracker (our bespoke data collection and verification tool). Your other duties will include conducting background research and data analysis for methodology testing and development; providing information and technical explanations to aid donors; outreach and engagement with the open data community; and the design and implementation of new tools and visualisations.
There is considerable scope for development in this exciting role.
Please download the job description and person specification below for full details of the role and how to apply. The deadline for applications is 9am BST on Thursday 11 April.