Job ref no.: CT3114630-01#8399

Research Analyst (Ph.D.) - Banking and Finance

Pinpoint Asia Limited

Our client, a leading bank is looking for Research Analysts with Ph.D. qualifications to join their research division. Selected candidates will be driving the research and competitive insight of the financial services sectors.


  • Undertake and synthesize research into insightful, analytical outputs using a range of internal and external information sources, specialized tools, and market data
  • Manage the day-to-day collection of competitive insights and intelligence for use on a request, project or program basis
  • Act as a subject matter expert and point of contact with regard to competitive research, keeping abreast of developments in the financial sector and wider business environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues and contribute to other research projects
  • Set and maintain quality standards for research output and deliverables, gathering requester feedback on a continuous basis for input into the projects
  • Evaluate and track the status of research output, and further identify deficiencies and opportunities for improvement
  • Be responsible for writing various research reports in support of the bank’s strategic planning, formulation, and execution from time to time


  • Ph.D. in Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Proven track record of delivering research and competitive insights in a financial services sector, with a good understanding of the banking industry
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in business research, strategic analysis and / or competitive intelligence role
  • Ability to interpret and translate business requirements into relevant research and competitive intelligence projects and projects
  • Understanding of, and ability to use, both qualitative and quantitative research methods, including financial analysis skills and techniques to display information and data
  • Familiarity with effective business writing and structured thinking methodologies, able to bring together a variety of perspectives in a concise fashion and deliver a clear upfront message
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and under pressure of deadlines

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3114630-01#8399
  • 30,000 - 45,000 / month
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree