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.

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.

China Policy is a globally recognised policy analysis and strategic advisory firm headquartered in Beijing. We build client knowledge and provide tools to map, analyse and respond to China’s changing geopolitical, domestic and market environments.

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 research managers and analysts to direct content
  • manage mail outs using web-based applications
  • maintain and develop China Policy’s publication formats, style and internal content 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

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

2. For a part-time/offsite position, candidates must be available in the middle of the day/early afternoon Beijing time to fit our publication schedule.

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editorial assessment exercise

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We are currently seeking a full time analyst to work in our industry portfolio starting from October 2018. 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. Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are required to map out policy updates. Depending on experience and qualifications, the suitable candidate could fill the position as junior analyst (entry-level) or analyst (mid-level).

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, often ahead of the rest of the world, 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 sectors reform, renewable energy development, etc.

duties

  • track and analyse policy movements across industry sectors, including but not limited to coal, steel, aluminium, mining, infrastructure and transport
  • 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 two years experience in above-mentioned sectors is required for analyst position
  • knowledge of China’s industrial sectors and policy environment (preferred for junior analyst position and required for analyst position)
  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • outstanding academic achievement at MA level
  • flexible and able to take initiative, willingness to work overtime

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analyst assessment exercise

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We are currently inviting applications for an analyst intern to work in our marine 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 marine portfolio work closely with members of other portfolios. Topics that the portfolio watches closely include: marine pollution, nearshore and offshore fisheries, seabed, ocean governance, shipping, Polar regions and marine science and technology.

duties

  • keep abreast of domestic debates; signal events; trends; and key actors and agencies
  • analyse and assess policy movement across the sector
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • draft policy analysis
  • develop people and agency profiles

knowledge and skills

  • outstanding academic achievement at least BA level
  • 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

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Assessment exercises

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