Research Assistant (Chinese & English Fluency)


Research Assistant (Chinese & English Fluency)

The Research Assistant will conduct research and analysis on companies and/or people using a combination of publicly-available and proprietary sources and help build reports for clients. The role is also will help to perform ad hoc projects and assignments on behalf of our clients. This position reports to the Analyst/ Team Leader.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Must be able to read simplified and traditional Chinese characters
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of how to use research related databases and their limitations
  • Collect, analyze and evaluate research information retrieved from litigation and regulatory databases
  • Accurately summarize the data from Chinese into English and prepare it for compilation in reports
  • Write reports applying in-house style to reports and assist in its refinement
  • Possesses and exhibits an interest in his/her own personal development by:
    i. Proactively reviewing his/her own work on a regular basis and asking for feedback from a supervisor
    ii. Actively seeks new challenges and/or additional responsibilities
  • Demonstrates, or seeks to develop strong communication skills – both inter- and intra-team
  • Supports team goals as outlined by a supervisor
  • Keep abreast of industry-related news
  • Comply and/or follow processes, standards, values of Blue Umbrella as outlined in training, policies and staff manuals
  • Collect, analyze and evaluate research information using a variety of media
  • Perform in-depth research on specified sector
  • Accurately summarize the data
  • Write reports applying in-house style to reports and assist in its refinement
  • Produce quick and detailed accurate reports
  • Perform ad hoc projects and assignments, often to tight deadlines
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts, e.g., giving input/feedback during training reviews, process and efficiency improvements, product innovation, etc.

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