Analyst, Israel

  • Full Time
  • Israel

Website International Crisis Group

Analyst, Israel

  • Professional
  • Jerusalem, or elsewhere, Israel

Crossposted from International Crisis Group

Analyst, Israel

Purpose of the role:

Based in Israel, the Analyst will undertake research and draft reports and other forms of shorter publication which examine and propose solutions to prevent or mitigate deadly conflict in Israel/ Palestine and between Israel and other actors in the MENA region, including consideration of security, political, legal, governance, human rights and social issues.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Conducts extensive field research into prevailing issues in Israel/Palestine and on Israel’s conflicts with other actors in the MENA region, including – where relevant – consideration of security, political, legal, economic and social issues as well as human rights, gender and governance;
  • Provides written analyses – in clear and concise fashion – of the risks and origins of deadly conflict in the region in the form of detailed reports and briefing papers for publication as well as shorter derivatives (such as podcasts and op-eds);
  • Proposes policy recommendations and initiatives for conflict actors including political, civil society and other stakeholders at the national as well as regional and international levels aimed at preventing, mitigating or resolving conflict;
  • Advocates Crisis Group policy positions and recommendations regarding conflict and represents Crisis Group at events and in the media – locally, nationally and internationally as appropriate;
  • Provide support to the Program Director for Crisis Group activities and advocacy in the region and globally;
  • As required, supervise research assistants, consultants, stringers and/or interns.

Candidates should apply before 30 August 2020

Requirements include:

  • Post-graduate qualification in international relations, political science, social sciences or other relevant field of academic study;
  • At least five years of professional experience in the field of conflict research, analysis and prevention, working in government, academia, international organisations, non-governmental organisations or the media;
  • Strong research and analytical skills, and proven experience of formulating persuasive policy recommendations;
  • Extensive knowledge of Israeli security and public policy issues, and experience of living and working in Israel;
  • A network of governmental and non-governmental, official, media and civil society contacts in Israel;
  • Excellent written and verbal English; professional proficiency in Hebrew; additional command of Arabic desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including public presentation skills;
  • Experience of working successfully within a team as well as the ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.

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