Data Analyst Consultant (m/f/d) – Libya

Form of Employment: Short-term consultancy

Starting Date: 25 January 2021

Duration: 5 months with an estimated number of 20-30 days of work

Location: Remote deskwork      


Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organization registered in Berlin. DRI promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions worldwide. In Libya, Democracy Reporting International (DRI) has been supporting the constitution-drafting process and the work of Libyan civil society organisations on topics related to the constitution, human rights and local governance.

Jusoor Center for Studies and Development is an independent Libyan not-for-profit think and do tank registered in 2015. Jusoor is committed to economic and social development through women empowerment and developing innovative policies.  Jusoor aims to promote research, critical thinking, open discourse and innovative solutions with a special focus on women’s issues.

The Fa’ela project has the vision of a Libya in which women effectively participate in public life. This vision is based on the theory of Change that if women CSOs and women leaders have better technical and organisational capacity, are better connected and coordinating with other CSOs and female decision-makers, and are supported by respected and influential Libyan figures, then these women CSOs and women leaders will engage more in public life and encourage other women to do so, this will contribute to an effective participation of women in public life in Libya, because women CSOs’ and women leaders’ increased capacity, resilience, engagement in strong networks will strengthen their role as female role models and carve out a space for women at large to step up and claim their spot in public life.

Accordingly, and in collaboration with Jusoor Centre for Studies and Development, under the Fa’ela project, DRI will conduct an assessment of the Situation of Libyan Women to identify the specific needs of women organisations and women leaders in Libya. Through this study, partners to this project will better understand the situation of Libyan women and the constraints facing them in taking leadership positions and taking part in decision-making processes. The main objective of this study is to assess to what extent, how and through which means women engage effectively in political, economic and social life in Libya. As part of the research methodology, the team will be collecting primary data from a number of sources including surveys, focus groups and in-depth interviews.

DRI is therefore looking for a data analyst to support the research team in providing guidance and feedback to the data collectors on the ground and analysing the data in accordance with the methodology outlined by the lead researcher.

Your Tasks:

Under the supervision of the Fa’ela Project Manager and in collaboration with the Lead Researchers, the data analyst is expected to undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide guidance and feedback on the data collected and when necessary, support the team and provide suggestions to improve the quality of the data;
  • Routinely analyse and interpret data collected using appropriate analytical techniques and provide feedback to the team;
  • Provide technical support in data collection, compilation and quality control;
  • Identify new possible data sources or data collection techniques if required;
  • Establish appropriate processes within the team for managing, analysing and presenting the data collected;
  • Clean and structure data and prepare for analysis;
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis (identify differences within data, look at innovative ways to examine the data and extract themes, different stories to tell and ideas, explore multiple datasets for trends or outliers);
  • Highlight data trends and explore resurging themes in complex data sets;
  • Communicate findings of the analysed data to the research team, lead researcher and stakeholders, both in a written and a visual manner;
  • Write a report with the outputs of the data analysis;
  • Present the report to the team through a visual presentation;
  • Submit to the Fa’ela team the processed data sets.


  1. Processed Data Sets sheets;
  2. Final Report outlining the main trends, themes, ideas, stories and interesting learnings which stem out of the analysed data;
  3. Visual Presentation of the report;

Required Language of the deliverables:

The data is available in Arabic and the report is required in English (UK).

Your Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in International Development, Gender studies and other relevant fields/areas.
  • At least four (04) years of demonstrable knowledge and experience in research and data analysis in the development field;
  • Demonstrable experience in research and data analysis in the field of gender equality, women empowerment and its policy implications;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data analysis tools and software;
  • Strong qualitative skills, attention to detail and data accuracy;
  • Strong communication skills, especially with respect to data;
  • Strong team worker;
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining good quality and delivering on time;
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills;
  • Good knowledge of English and Arabic;
  • Experience in the Libyan context is preferred;

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (CV, 2 examples of reports that feature data you have analysed and your daily rate) to [email protected]. Please include “Data Analyst” in the subject line and refer to the source where you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding. Applying for this position by post mail is possible, please find our address details below.

Closing date for applications: 4 January 2021. The position may be filled before the deadline has been reached, so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

DRI is committed to diversity and treats everybody equally, independent of gender identity, sex, pregnancy, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status, political opinion (as long as respectful of democratic principles), or any other status protected by the laws in the locations where we operate.

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

 Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

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12045 Berlin, Germany

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