Research Assistant

Location Singapore
Job reference BBBH114997_1655279914
Salary Up to S$0.00 per annum
Consultant name Sheryl Goh
Consultant email
Consultant contact no.
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R22107148

Main responsibilities:

  • Help compile and manage country database of relevant indicators; document processes and work flow relating to data management activities; ensure that files and databases are arranged for easy retrieval;
  • Help ensure data quality, integrity, and enable a standard format across country databases;
  • Collect data from multiple sources, including subscribed databases, country websites, international institutions' websites;
  • Generate tables and data visualization from the databases; enable automation;
  • Support analytical research by the country teams, as directed; and
  • Implement other relevant tasks as assigned by the Group Head and/or her/his delegate.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems or related fields from a reputable university, with an interest in economics and financial markets; or a master's degree in the related fields;
  • Work experience of up to 5 years in the specified areas;
  • Good working knowledge of packages and programming languages (such as Eviews, STATA, Python, JavaScript, R, SQL, VBA);
  • Knowledge of and experience with data visualization tools; and
  • Proficiency in spoken and written languages.

Good to Have:

  • Previous exposure to Economics and Econometrics;
  • Knowledge of web crawler and other similar tools; and
  • Experience in dealing with databases and chartbooks in a professional organization;

Desirable personal attributes:

  • excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • willingness to develop relationships with commercial vendors and counterparts;
  • motivated, self-starter, interested in keeping up with the technology and best practices; implementing them as relevant; and
  • a positive, can-do attitude, prepared to take on a variety of tasks and new challenges.

Sheryl Goh License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R22107148

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