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Director of Data Management and BI

Data and Insights

Director of Data Management and BI

We are looking for a Director of Data Management and BI (Business Intelligence) to lead our Finder data team. The team is responsible for managing and analyzing data derived from the Finder innovation business platform - and keeping a finger on the pulse ofthe Israeli innovation ecosystem.

The Finder platform includes rich datasets on both public and private markets along with deep granularity on the strategic customer networks and capital flows that fund them. The Director of Ecosystem Data Management and Insights will work closely with the organization’s Product, R&D, Research, and Marketing units.

Location: Tel Aviv

Who are we? Start-Up Nation Central is a non-profit organization that connects Israeli innovation to the world in order to help international entities solve global challenges. We provide a platform that nurtures business growth, recommends policies, and generates partnerships with corporations, governments, investors, and NGOs to strengthen Israel's economy and society.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing management of the Data and BI (Business Intelligence) Team.
  •  Ensuring successful monitoring and updating of the data in Finder.
  •  Selecting, improving, and implementing methodologies and work processes for gathering, structuring, synthesizing, and analyzing data that supports Start-Up Nation Central's mission.
  •  Leading various special projects to enhance and enrich the data available in the Finder platform.
  •  Creating metrics to track data quality improvement over time.
  •  Building data partnerships with ecosystem stakeholders.
  •  Developing ecosystem analytics and supporting internal and external client needs.

Skills and interests:

  •  Passionate about making a meaningful impact on Israel’s innovation story, worldwide.
  •  Strong interest in startups, venture capital, and technology.
  •  Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  •  Ability to gain familiarity of new domains quickly and comprehensively.
  •  Possess thorough online research skills.
  •  Analytical, comfortable diving into data, familiar with data analytics tools, and possessing a data-first mindset.
  •  Amazing communication skills.
  •  Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  •  Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and able to work in dynamic environment.


  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Data Analyst.
  • Minimum of 5 years of managerial experience of teams of 5 people or more.  
  •  Bachelor’s degree in information studies, industrial engineering, economics, social sciences, behavioral science or an equivalent.
  • Familiarity with bigquery, SQL, power bi- an advantage.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Hebrew and English).
Start-Up Nation Central is the go-to address for corporations, governments, and investors to connect with the Israeli tech ecosystem. We catalyse growth opportunities by bringing Israeli tech innovation to global business and societal challenges. Established in 2013 and headquartered in Tel-Aviv, Israel, Start-Up Nation Central is a not-for-profit organization funded by philanthropy. Finder provides start-ups, multinationals, investors, governments, academics, and non-profits with visibility into the innovation discovery journey while providing ongoing recommendations on how to disrupt these journeys using the innovative personalized intelligence tools. Our current userbase runs the gamut from Seed-stage start-ups to local and global VC (Venture Capital) and PE (Private Equity) funds, to state governments and international NGOs, to multinational brands such as Coca-Cola, Mercedes, Fidelity, Hyundai, and more. 
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