China Director

Singapore, South East Singapore

About Eurasia Group 

Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they invest or do business. Our expertise includes developed and developing countries in every region of the world, specific economic sectors, and the business and investment playing fields of the future. With our best-in-class advisory and consulting offerings and GZERO Media, the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a complete political risk solution. Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, London, San Francisco, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tokyo, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. "Politics first” grounds our work: Politics is the lens through which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of political bias and the influence of private interests.  

Position overview: China Director

Eurasia Group is seeking an experienced and distinguished China political expert to serve as a Director in our China practice. We are looking for candidates with range and the ability to bring out the political context in at least one of several areas of China policy: domestic and Party politics, external relations, cross-strait ties, industrial and economic policy, or U.S.-China relations. The premium is on understanding how elite politics, bureaucratic dynamics and leadership objectives impact practical outcomes for global companies and investors. This role is preferably to be based in Singapore or Hong Kong.  


More specifically, in this role, you will:

  • Assess the political drivers and implications of political, security and economic developments in China of relevance to Eurasia Group clients. 
  • Perform in-depth research under tight deadlines, writing both short analyses and longer papers that build on public analysis with insights derived from contact relationships.
  • Interface with existing clients and participate in outreach to prospective clients. 
  • Manage and coordinate complex research projects.

 

Qualifications:

  • Established record of analytical abilities and professional experience in the China analytical community.
  • Excellent analytical and presentation (oral and written) skills.
  • Fluent English and proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. 
  • Background in government service, think tanks, politics or consulting is advantageous.
  • In-country experience preferred. 
  • An advanced degree in political science, economics, Asia studies, or another relevant discipline preferred but not required. 

**Required writing sample: When applying for the position, please upload a writing sample in the cover letter field that shows your analytical abilities. Samples may include: work for clients, succinct analytical reports, or emails to clients. 


At Eurasia Group, we strive to put politics first for our clients. This requires us to maintain a company culture that puts people first. We are committed to fostering an environment that is inclusive, empowering, and globally minded. We firmly believe that diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural background, religion, disability, and age brings ideas and perspectives to the table that make our analysis stronger for our clients and make our company a better place to work for our people. Our leadership team is committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into everything we do and how we lead. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.