Associate Director, Research (Think Tank)

Hong Kong Permanent HK$90,000 - HK$120,000 per month (HK$1,080,000 - HK$1,440,000 per year)
  • Leading a high-calibre research team for a think tank
  • Focusing on economic, export & import related topics

About Our Client

Our client is a think tank with a mission to facilitate economic growth and promote Hong Kong's economic competitiveness. Its research division is charged with the mission to provide economic insights for the government policy decisions and the business community.

Job Description

The Associate Director of Research will support the Director in setting the research agenda, facilitating cross-departmental partnerships, and achieving the organisation's objectives to enhance Hong Kong's economic competitiveness. The Associate Director will oversee multiple research projects and provide appropriate guidance to a team of Researchers at various experience level (i.e. Assistant Researchers, Researchers and Senior Researchers). As a strategic leader and advisor, the Associate Director will play a key role in setting research priorities, and advise on project management methodologies with a mindset of continuous improvement. As a committed leader, the Associate Director will manage stakeholder relationships which helps promoting the team's research products and smoothening information/data collection which is necessary to the team's output. In short, the Deputy Director is a leader and an advocate for this best-in-class Economic Research team.

The Successful Applicant

The qualified candidate should possess Master's degree or equivalent in Economics and a minimum of 12 years of experience in economic research. Experience holding senior positions and leading research team is required. The candidate should demonstrate ability in conducting hands-on research works related to macroeconomics, trades, and industry studies. In-depth understanding in geopolitics and regional economies (including Hong Kong & China economies) is an important success factor. As a team leader, the organisation expects the Director to proactively gain voice research findings and make an impact to the community. This would involve excellent stakeholder management, media relations, and knowledge in digital channels.

What's on Offer

This position offers an experience research leader to apply his/her skills to make an impact in the Hong Kong community. Through your research work, our businesses can gain valuable insights to become more competitive in the global marketplace. Interested parties can apply through the link or reach out to Anthony Lau for a further discussion ( | +852 6381 1247)

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Job summary

Analysis & Planning
Business Services
Hong Kong
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Consultant name
Anthony Lau
Consultant phone
+852 3412 4851
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