Short-Term Industry Analyst

2018, August 22
Short-Term Industry Analyst 22nd August 2018

Job Summary
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 domestic policy and market environments.

We are currently seeking a short-term (5-month) full time analyst to work in our industry portfolio starting from mid-September 2018. As part of the industry, energy and environment portfolio team, the analyst will join a team working on client project focused on one industrial sector. Depending on performance, the successful candidate  may be considered for  a long-term contract. 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 historical changes and policy updates in the sector.

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, 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.


  • analyse policy movement across an industry sector
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • draft analysis and present findings
  • support research manager on project
  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies

Knowledge and Skills

  • native-level Chinese
  • professional standard English
  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • outstanding academic achievement at BA or MA level
  • quantitative skills and experience with Excel
  • understanding of China’s industrial policy environment is a plus
  • flexible and able to take initiative, willingness to work overtime

Please apply via our official website  where you will find an application exercise.

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