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BMI Research (BMI), a leading emerging markets analysis firm, is recruiting a high-calibre graduate to join its reputable Research team in Singapore.
We are looking for an Infrastructure Analyst , who will focus on the Asia region .
The role will be located in BMI's Singapore office, where you will be joining the Singapore Research team. You will be the regional representative of BMI's Global Infrastructure Analysis team - spread across BMI's offices. You will be contributing to our market intelligence service, providing analytical research for senior decision makers in multinational corporations, banks, consultancies, investment funds and government agencies.
Responsibilities include :
Contributing analytical research on a daily basis
Managing a portfolio of countries, producing analysis and reports assessing risks and opportunities, and creating 10-year forecast scenarios
Overseeing key sector developments and identifying actionable investment themes
Collaborating with country risk and other industry analysts across global offices to ensure holistic, cutting-edge analysis
Working alongside our Sales team and directly with our clients to communicate key views and promote our business development
You will receive extensive training in all areas of Infrastructure analysis and forecasting with the help of our BMI University training material and regular training seminars hosted by senior members of the Research team, in combination with rigorous hands-on guidance from your line manager and team members. BMI also encourages external training by subsidising external courses, such as the CFA and relevant language classes.
Areas of focus include :
Data analysis and forecasting
Analysis surrounding the transport, energy, residential and other building segments
Sector financing availability and risk
Assessing the impact of macro, political and other sector developments on the industry
We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background and a passion for the subject matter, with prior understanding of basic macroeconomic principles and a familiarity with world affairs. A trainee analyst will need to demonstrate ambition and a desire to learn and continue to develop as an analyst from day one.
Basic Requirements :
Minimum 3.3 GPA, or 2:1 UK equivalent degree, from a top-tier university.
Fluent English writing style
Strong communication skills to liaise with a global team
Genuine interest in energy, transportation, engineering, or construction and world affairs.
Ideal Skills/Qualifications :
Previous experience (academic or professional) in analysis and research; and engineering and construction in particular would be valued
Degree in economics, international relations or engineering related subject matter
Prior work experience in related field (ideally private sector).
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