The Candidate in this role would be an active member of the credit research team. As a strategist the candidate would contribute towards the formation of top down view for the credit asset class and help with relative value ideas and sector allocations within the EM credit space. As an analyst looking at China investment grade credits - the candidate would help analyse issuers in the China investment grade universe and help formation valuation opinions on the bonds issued by them. Key Roles and Responsibilities Follow macro-economic developments and derive implications for credit markets in footprint markets of Asia and ME and publish strategy pieces - thematic as well as market view-centricDevelopment of a quantitative approach to credit strategy for both Asia and ME credit marketsDevelopment of quantitative and qualitative asset allocation models to identify relative value within and across sectors and geographiesMaintenance and development of key pricing and quantitative databases and developing tools to identify relative value across sectors and geographiesAnalyse financial statements for corporate credits in China and build excel modelsUnderstand industry and country dynamics for the specific credits under coverage to better understand business risksBuild and write fundamental and valuation arguments for the specific credits under coverageQualifications and Skills Degree qualification in Economic or FinanceAbility to read and analyse financial statementsStrong quantitative skills and basic VBA programming skillsHow To ApplyYou can search and view current opportunities across our organisation and apply immediately by visiting www.standardchartered.com and selecting Careers. To help speed up your application, please note the following: - You will need to log in (or register if you are visiting our careers site for the first time) before you can apply for a specific role - Some roles may require you to undertake an online talent assessment in addition to completing the application form (to facilitate this process it is preferable that you provide us with an email address as part of your contact information) - We will ask you about your education, career history and skills and experience, it may be helpful to have this information at hand when completing your application It usually takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete the application form; you can save your application at any time and return to complete it at your convenience.Closing DatesThe closing date for applications is 24 March 2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.Diversity and InclusionStandard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.