China Investigative Research Associate
We seek highly motivated candidates to help with China-specific investigative research for Strategy Risks. Relevant analytical experience in all-source, open-source, or due diligence disciplines is a must. Candidates who either have or are working toward a degree in international relations, political science, public policy, business, finance, or a related field will be highly considered. The ideal candidates also command a strong understanding of China and the private sector. Reading proficiency in Chinese is desired, but not required.Responsibilities Include:Provide open-source intelligence analysis related to topics including but not limited to Chinese regional influence, military activities, economic and political activities, quality of life, and human rightsConduct research on and analysis of American companies operating in ChinaConduct media research, work with databases, financial documents, primary documents, and other sources to uncover reputational and criminal issues and ultimate beneficial ownership; making sense of complex corporate structures; and identifying possible political and sanctions exposure for American companies operating in ChinaOrganize large amounts of data, which will also involve technical writing and comparing index modelsAssist VP of Research and CEO with various other research tasks as assignedDesired Knowledge, Education, and Experience:Undergraduate or Graduate Degree requiredKnowledge of open-source information sources and excellent internet research skillsStrong understanding of China and the private sectorStrong English-language writing and communication skills, effective critical thinking, and strong attention to detailOutstanding research and writing skillsExcellent data analysis skills and strong attention to detailExperience living in, working on, or studying ChinaSelf-starter and ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environmentProficiency in MS Office Suite and G SuiteThe China Investigative Research Associate role is a full-time, fully remote position with an immediate start date. This job description intends to describe the general nature of the job and does not represent that all individuals who hold the position will perform all duties set forth above.