Published on: May 10, 2022

China Analyst (Junior / Medior)

At Datenna, you will make a difference from day one. You will have the opportunity to work on many different aspects of research on China and taking (the first) steps in your career. From an early stage you will be given a lot of responsibility.


We are looking for a China Analyst who wants to grow professionally and contribute to the improvement of our platform and China knowledge. You will be involved in research on Chinese company structures and the role of the Chinese government in the different industries.

From the start, you will work in a project team where you will do research for one of our international clients. Furthermore, you will participate in writing relevant articles for our Industry Blog and on social media. Depending on your interests and skills you can specialize in different directions

So do you want to work with a fast-growing team of data researchers and China specialists? Conduct research on Chinese innovation and industrial policy? Then grab this opportunity to further shape the future of Datenna.

What you will do

  • Researching industrial and innovation policies of China
  • Investigating investment funds and the role of universities in China’s scientific policy
  • Preparing reports and presentations for international clients
  • Coordinating marketing activities with international media
  • Expanding our network of government agencies and knowledge partners
  • Writing relevant articles for our industry blog
  • Collaborating with our data scientists on Chinese data research

What you will bring

  • Master degree with a focus on China (e.g. China studies, but also business/economics with a focus on China)
  • Work experience: 0-5 years (junior / medior)
  • Reading proficiency in Chinese (minimum HSK4)
  • Knowledge of Chinese industry, economy and policies
  • Honest and work with high standards
  • Ambitious but also modest
  • Eager to learn
  • Helpful towards colleagues and customers
  • Good command of the English language

What we offer

  • A competitive salary (not like a typical start-up)
  • A challenging job within a fast growing international scale-up
  • You will be involved in many areas of our business: China research, business development, marketing, project management
  • A competitive salary based on your experience
  • Freedom and responsibility to develop your own ideas and work on personal growth
  • Daily freshly made lunch
  • Dynamic and international work environment

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About Datenna

At Datenna, we build data-driven intelligence tools for governments to help them close the information gap between China and the rest of the world. Our goal is to create transparency and deliver the world’s best intelligence platforms on the Chinese industry and innovation landscape. Our data and insights are unique in the world and are picked up by international media, for example by the Wall Street Journal and most recently by CNBC, Reuters and FD. For an example of the topics we analyse, have a look at our China-EU FDI Radar. We are open to new ideas and provide an environment that helps you accelerate and develop your professional skills.

When you walk into our office there is a very down-to-earth and easy-going vibe. We work with bright and driven people who are all passionate about their work and the way it contributes to the bigger picture. Furthermore, working together as a team, Thursday afternoon drinks and lunch (that Datenna provides) makes it a real community on its own.

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