Data Researcher

at Obsalytics
Published July 10, 2024
Location Beirut, Lebanon
Category Research  
Job Type Full Time  


We are looking for a detailed-oriented data researcher who is willing to work on an exciting project. Your role is mainly to perform desk research and data entry into a target system, while handling the essential data management activities including data quality, metadata management, data standardization and mapping into certain taxonomies. You will manually process data that is being fetched/harvested from websites through scraping, API, or data dumps. The ultimate goal is to organize such collected data and load it into a target database.

Our data comes from various sources (mainly in Arabic) and it is important to build resilient data entry workflow and practice that organize, map, clean, crosscheck, enrich, unify, and store the data in a target system.

You will handle structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. This includes text, images, videos, and audio clips. You will utilize available tools like Google Sheets, MS Excel, MS Word, web based data entry system, and will be asked to self-learn and propose new tools whenever relevant.

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that he/she has dealt before with data entry and research tasks and delivered successful projects.

Job Accountabilities

Manually process, organize, map, standardize, and enter the data into specific forms.
Research wide range of data sources to collect, verify, fact-check, and organize the information.
Report any issues in the data and propose ways for mitigation.
Track the progress of work and share insights and milestones periodically.
Collaborate with data partners and internal team to facilitate the tasks.
Self-Manage the project and keep the other teams aligned on the project progress.
Work and Skill Requirements


All professions are welcomed, but any certificate in IT, data analysis, etc. is a plus.
Work Experience:

Must demonstrate any work experience proving his/her ability to cover the listed job accountabilities.
Technical Skills:

User experience in Microsoft Office and Google Apps (e.g. Sheets, Docs,…).
Good research skills.
General Skills:

Proficiency in Arabic.
Communication skills.
Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and discretion with confidential information.
Ability to participate in group meetings.

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