Senior Research Analyst
Mid-level +1 · Full time
Posted 6 months ago

Why are we here?

The world needs a different kind of newsroom. Not chasing breaking news, but revealing what’s driving it. Built to cover stories not as they happen, but when they’re ready.  Where everyone has a seat at the table. We’re here to build a journalism that lasts. A business model that’s responsible and sustainable.


What’s my personal contribution?

You will be overseeing the scoping and execution of a new series of indices ranking countries, businesses and other entities based on a large number of indicators. 

Key projects you will be working on include indices on cybersecurity, prosperity and food equality. You may also work on the Responsibility100, a pioneering ranking of the FTSE 100 that investigates companies’ performance on social and environmental indicators, and Tortoise’s Global AI Index, a ranking that considers countries’ capacity to build and adapt to a future driven by AI. 


What are my responsibilities & accountabilities?

You will:

  • Oversee the development of our new indices, including project scoping and management   
  • Refine and improve our existing data collection and analysis tools
  • Identify and source suitable data
  • Lead a team that wrangles, extracts and analyses a large number of different datasets relating to our indices, and contribute to this work too

What do I know? Useful knowledge, skills and experience

  • 3+ years’ experience working in Python
  • Experience using specialised tools to handle data, e.g. collection via web scraping and APIs, Pandas, matplotlib, spaCy
  • Experience overseeing the development of projects


  • Enthusiasm for communicating with data and visualising it
  • Interest in technology, economics, business and other social forces that are shaping the world
  • Experience constructing or working with indices
  • Management experience

What do I show? Essential behaviours

  • Optimistic, can-do attitude.
  • Problem solver
  • A desire to get to know our members
  • A pleasure to work with: positive, enthusiastic and open to ideas

Interested? Please apply with your CV to with the subject line “APPLICATION: Senior Research Analyst” by 23 January 2022.

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