Associate - Hong Kong

Company overview

Blackpeak is an Asia-focused investigative research and risk advisory firm dedicated to uncovering critical risk-related information for our clients. Our team members have been managing risk consulting projects in Asia for over 20 years. We have completed over 1,200 risk advisory engagements in Asia across various industries. Blackpeak specializes in investigative due diligence, investigations and security, and business intelligence research. Each project is executed by our in-house team with unmatched in-country expertise, using customized investigative methodologies. The firm operates in every major market in Asia Pacific and maintains full service offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou.

Position overview

We are hiring an Associate for our Hong Kong office. Associates conduct research and analysis, using databases, interviews, and traveling where necessary. Associates work within a team to formulate the best advice for our clients, prepare written reports and conduct client briefings.

You will be expected to be able to carry out intensive research and analysis of large amounts of data and then assessing accuracy, reliability and relevance. You will also be expected to be able to produce high quality written reports and charts to present your findings to clients, under the supervision of members of the Blackpeak senior management team.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to work with an extremely experienced management team and interact with a broad range of clients. 

Skills and experience

The following skills and competencies are relevant:

  • University level education
  • Fresh graduates in the humanities, politics, economics or journalism are welcome to apply
  • Native or complete fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, including reading, writing and speaking.
  • Confidence to identify interviewees and conduct interviews as part of the research process
  • To be inquisitive by nature, with the desire and ability to prepare the most in-depth and accurate research reports possible
  • To be able to meet deadlines, prioritise workload and multi-task under pressure
  • To be able to work as a part of a multinational team across Blackpeak’s six offices in Asia. This may include periods working with colleagues in other countries
  • Relevant work experience in journalism, analysis and consulting, including time spent writing analytical reports on both private and public companies will be useful

Competitive salary and benefits will be offered.

If your qualifications, experience and aspirations match our requirements, please send your CV and cover letter to

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