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Macroeconomics Research Analyst

Aptitude Asia
Singapore
Posted 4 days ago Flexible Permanent Competitive
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Duncan Tang
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Our client is one of the big three credit rating agencies and they are currently looking for a Writing/ Research Analyst to cover China (mainly) and North Asia region. As a top-ranked independent research provider, the ideal candidate is expected to become the SME on China and be able to contribute independently while mentoring a junior analyst.

Responsibilities

  • Help providing regular economic, political risk and financial market analysis.
  • Act as analytical lead for a portfolio of major economies, forecasts and historical data.
  • Write research notes on a daily basis, as well as contributing to monthly and quarterly analysis, producing both country-specific and thematic regional research
  • Add analytical value on proprietary data sets.
  • Work with sales to represent the team and deliver key views and forecasts during client engagements and at public events.
  • Utilize research and data and bring commercial value to clients
  • Be commercially minded and understand how research and data is used by our clients.
  • Lead and guide junior analysts in the team 

 

Qualifications

  • Educational background in economics or related field.
  • Relevant background working as a macroeconomic/ country risk analyst, with experience in publishing reports, articles and having good analysis mindset and skillset on macroeconomics event.  
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in economic analysis is required, with a focus on Asia (Ideally on China)
  • Strong candidate who has been focused on a different region are also welcome to apply 
  • Excellent time management and able to adhere to publication deadlines.
  • Confident public speaker.
  • Strong writing skills, with experience conveying complex views in a concise and straightforward manner.
  • Ability to work with and analyze large data sets and forecast across key macroeconomic indicators.
  • Familiarity analysing connections between political and macroeconomic risk.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Mandarin language skills a plus
  • Able to lead while contribute independently

*We encourage you to apply first even if you think you're either "overqualified" or "underqualified", we might have other suitable positions for you in the future. 

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