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 an analyst to work in our social policy portfolio starting from July 2020. This position is suited to candidates interested in gaining insight into the socio-cultural changes accompanying China’s economic transition and the development of social policy-making in the context of increasing focus on citizen well being. 

Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are core requirements. Full-time analyst positions at China Policy offer unparalleled experience for high achieving MA candidates aiming for PhD studies. In recent years over a dozen of our analysts have gained PhD places in top international universities. 

The portfolio closely monitors and maps topics including, but are not limited to: education; public health and healthcare industry; social demography (birth and ageing); urbanisation and spatial planning; poverty alleviation; affordable housing and urban segregation; labour, workplace and employment; social security and welfare policy. 

duties

  • analyse policy movement on social issues
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • draft analysis and present findings
  • develop people and agency profiles
  • assist with portfolio tasks
  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies

knowledge and skills

  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English
  • knowledge of development economics, demography, sociology, public health, labour relations and other related areas; understanding of China’s social sectors and policy environment 
  • previous work experience in above-mentioned sectors is prefered
  • outstanding academic achievement at Bachelors and/or Masters level
  • 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

minimum English language requirements

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

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Assessment exercises

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We are seeking a part-time analyst to work in our macroeconomic policy portfolio starting from June 2020. This position is suited to candidates interested in gaining insight into economic policy changes accompanying China’s economic transition and the development of economic policy-making in the context of balancing growth and structural reform. 

Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are core requirements. Analyst positions at China Policy offer unparalleled experience for high achieving MA candidates aiming for PhD studies. In recent years over a dozen of our analysts have gained PhD places in top international universities. 

The portfolio closely watches topics including: monetary and fiscal policies, SOE reform, traditional industries, 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, SOE reform and taxation agencies
  • track opinion leaders’ views on important policy debates
  • draft policy analysis
  • develop people and agency profiles
  • assist research managers with portfolio tasks

knowledge and skills

  • outstanding academic achievement at Bachelors and/or Masters level, preferably in economics or political economy 
  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English
  • knowledge of economics, development economics, finance and other related areas; understanding of China’s economic sectors and policy environment 
  • previous work experience in above-mentioned sectors is prefered
  • 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

minimum English language requirements

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

apply

Assessment exercises

please download the assessment excercise; complete, and upload below