Extensive and systematic policy mapping underpins our analysis and advice.

China Policy analysts track policy movements, debates, trends, and key actors and agencies across key policy portfolios: including finance; trade; industry; science and innovation; governance and law; social policy; geopolitics; agriculture and fisheries. Our team approach affords all staff a unique macro picture of China’s current geopolitical, economic and social trajectory.

If you are seeking to work at the leading edge of policy analysis on China, please apply for one of the positions below. For other hr-related queries, and if you wish to register your interest for possible upcoming positions, please​ send us an email.

We are seeking full- or part-time analyst in our trade portfolio.  This position is well-suited to candidates with interest in gaining insight into China’s trade policies and strategies in the context of globalisation and retreat. Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are required to map out policy updates.

Topics that the trade portfolio closely monitors and maps include, but are not limited to: trade relations; trade policy; trade barriers; market access; ODI and FDI; Belt and Road initiative; cross-border e-commerce; FTZs; WTO and multilateral trade systems.

duties

  • analyse regulatory and rhetorical change on trade issues
  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies
  • summarise, translate (from Chinese to English) and analyse trade-related policies and commentaries
  • draft analysis and present findings
  • develop people and agency profiles

knowledge and skills

  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English
  • knowledge of economics, international relations, sociology, political science and other related areas
  • understanding of China’s trade policy-making and business environment (previous work experience in these sectors is prefered)
  • outstanding academic achievement at Bachelors and/or Masters level
  • eye for detail and clear communicator; quantitative skills an advantage
  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines; flexible and able to take initiative;

 

minimum English language requirements

TOEFL 25 writing, overall score 105+; IELTS 7.0 writing, overall score 7.5+

 

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We are currently seeking a full time analyst to work in our energy, environment and industry portfolio. This position is well-suited to candidates with strong interest in gaining deeper insight on China’s energy, environment and industrial sector operations and development, and interacting with clients. The position requires strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English.

energy, environment and industry portfolio introduction

The energy, environment and industry portfolio closely monitors and maps the changing industrial landscape as China climbs up the value chain, upgrading its old industries and moving into new ones. Portfolio analysts track policy changes, industry dynamics and the business environment for both domestic and foreign investment. Topics the portfolio watches closely include, but are not limited to: macro-economic trends, supply-side structural reform (especially de-capacity), SOE reform, traditional industry upgrading, environmental policies and their impacts on industries, power sector reform, oil and gas sector reform, renewable energy development, etc.

duties

  • track and analyse policy movements across energy and environment sectors, including but not limited to air, solid waste, marine and water pollution, climate change, oil, gas and renewable energy
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • draft analysis and present findings
  • support lead analyst
  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies

 

knowledge and skills

  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English
  • knowledge of China’s energy and environment sectors and policy environment
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • flexible and able to take initiative, willingness to work overtime

 

minimum English language requirements
TOEFL 25 writing, overall score 105+; IELTS 7.0 writing, overall score 7.5+

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We are currently seeking a full time analyst to work in our industry portfolio. This position is well-suited to candidates with strong interest in gaining deeper insight on China’s industrial sector operation and development, and interacting with clients. the position requires strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English. Depending on experience and qualifications, the suitable candidate could fill the position as junior analyst (entry-level) or analyst (mid-level).

industry, energy and environment portfolio introduction

The industry, energy and environment portfolio closely monitors and maps the changing industrial landscape as China climbs up the value chain, upgrading its old industries and moving into new ones. Portfolio analysts track policy changes, industry dynamics and the business environment for both domestic and foreign investment. Topics the portfolio watches closely include, but are not limited to: macro-economic trends, supply-side structural reform (especially de-capacity), SOE reform, traditional industry upgrading, environmental policies and their impacts on industries, power sector reform, oil and gas sector reform, renewable energy development, etc.

duties

  • track and analyse policy movements across industry sectors, including but not limited to resources, especially coal, steel and aluminium, mining, infrastructure, SOE reform
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • draft analysis and present findings
  • support lead analyst
  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies

 

knowledge and skills

  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English
  • minimum one year experience in relevant sectors required at analyst level
  • knowledge of China’s industrial sectors and policy environment (preferred for junior analyst position and required for analyst position)
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • outstanding academic achievement at MA level
  • flexible and able to take initiative, willingness to work overtime

 

minimum English language requirements
TOEFL 25 writing, overall score 105+; IELTS 7.0 writing, overall score 7.5+

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We are currently seeking a full-time analyst to work in our macroeconomy portfolio. As part of a team, analysts drive the analytical base of a portfolio, tracking and mapping policy developments and commentary, drafting in clear English, and preparing reports. Staff in the macroeconomy portfolio work closely with members of other portfolios. The portfolio closely watches topics including: monetary and fiscal policies, shadow banking, asset management universe, real estate, debt, fintech, RMB internationalisation and currency regime.

duties

  • keep abreast of domestic debates; signal events; and  monetary and fiscal policy trends
  • analyse and assess policy movements of the central bank, financial regulators, fiscal authorities, and taxation agencies
  • track opinion leaders’ views on important policy debates
  • draft policy analysis
  • develop people and agency profiles
  • contribute, where appropriate, to other China Policy analysis tasks
  • help develop clients and tailor analysis to their needs
  • assist research managers with portfolio tasks

 

knowledge and skills

  • outstanding academic achievement at least MA level, preferably in economics or political economy
  • good training on macroeconomics, both domestic and international
  • understanding of China’s policy environment
  • native-level Chinese
  • professional standard English with strong writing skills
  • curiosity-driven with a keenness to learn
  • quantitative skills an advantage
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • flexible and able to take initiative
  • willingness to work overtime

 

minimum English language requirements
TOEFL 25 writing, overall score 105+; IELTS 7.0 writing, overall score 7.5+

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China Policy is currently inviting applications for a position in our publications team. This position would suit a recent master’s graduate, or second-year master’s student looking to move into a full-time position on graduation, who cares about accessible and engaging writing, and who wants to develop China expertise in a busy office environment.

Our publications team sits at the core of our operations, overseeing all our content on China’s policy shifts as it responds to domestic and international issues.

responsibilities

  • edit and publish short, medium, and long form writing
  • collaborate with editorial team  and analysts to manage workflow
  • manage mail outs using web-based applications
  • maintain and develop China Policy’s publication formats, style and internal production processes

knowledge and skills

  • enthusiasm for online design, editing and publishing
  • strong English editing ability
  • obsessive eye for detail and clear communication
  • good intercultural communication skills
  • ability to produce work on a set schedule
  • flexibility and willingness to take initiative
  • strong China studies background an advantage
  • Chinese language skills an advantage
  • experience with WordPress an advantage
  • experience with Adobe Creative Suite or similar graphics software an advantage

notes

For a full-time position, we are only accepting applications from candidates resident in Asia and eligible for a work visa in China.

 

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job summary

China Policy is expanding the publication team and is currently inviting applications for a design and publications intern. This position is Beijing-based. As part of the team, the intern will assist with designing, formatting, uploading and running final delivery of regular publications and reports. Staff in the publications team work closely with members of other portfolios.

The position will suit MA candidates (Chinese or international) at local Beijing universities seeking work experience in a busy editorial office. The position does not offer a work visa, but international students can obtain permission to undertake an internship under a student visa.

duties

  • design and format of reports and publications
  • create PDFs, according to company style, for our regular publications
  • create and format graphs, charts and maps according to company style
  • assist analysts in creating presentations for clients
  • research and format images for publications

knowledge and skills

  • portfolio of design, formatting, and editorial work
  • experience with Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Lightroom
  • experience with web publishing and content management systems
  • relevant qualifications at BA level or higher
  • professional level English
  • good working knowledge of Chinese
  • interest in China’s policy environment
  • curiosity-driven with a keenness to learn
  • creative and able to take constructive criticism
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines

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