Associate, Investment Strategy and Analytics

Base in Singapore, undertake qualitative and quantitative real estate market research for the Asia Pacific region, to provide insight to support investment decisions.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Dual report to the Asia Pacific investment strategist and global strategic analytics director
  • Support the Asia Pacific strategy team in developing market insight and strategic recommendations by conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis of key markets
  • Provide market data and relevant analytics support to the firm's investment and asset management activities in the region
  • Collaborate with the global strategic analytics team on developing the data analytics capability in the Asia Pacific region
  • Carry out interdisciplinary consultations to refine views
  • Create and maintain sophisticated forecast and statistical models to support views
  • Work effectively as part of the regional investment strategy and global analytics team
  • Occasional travel is required

Formal Education:

  • University degree in economics, finance, real estate, data analytics or related fields

Work Experience/Knowledge/competencies:

  • 5+ years' work experience in economics, statistics, real estate, finance, investments, or related fields
  • Strong ability to coordinate tasks, carrying out research tasks independently, identifies problems and takes corrective action, keeps sponsor informed of progress and issues
  • A proven numerate background and strong computer skills (especially the Microsoft Office suite of applications) are important; skills in GIS systems and analysis, machine learning tools e.g. R or Python, and querying languages such as SQL are notable advantages; knowledge of applied statistics and econometric modelling techniques would be a benefit

Abilities/Personal attributes:

  • Sound knowledge of the economic, demographic and capital market trends and their implications on real estate investments in key regional markets
  • Highly personable and professional, able to deal with people at all levels
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)
  • Strong analytical mind; a team player and self-starter
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure

Company Reg No.: 201131609D, Licence No.: 11C4684