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Associate

Singapore

Position type:
Full Time, Permanent
Reports to:
Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Date posted:
September 11, 2018
Closing date:
Open until filled

ABOUT THE JOB

Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA) improves the competitiveness of our customers through enabling more effective use of capital in their businesses.  It is our mission and unique competence to conduct research into the functioning of capital projects and project systems and to apply the results of that research to help our customers create and use their capital assets more efficiently.  IPA is a global company with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil and Singapore.

We are looking for Associates to join our team in Singapore. Major responsibilities include working with clients to evaluate projects and project systems to improve their competitiveness by collecting and analyzing project data, interviewing project personnel and relevant stakeholders, writing reports, and developing and delivering presentations.

After gaining proficiency in core activities, growth opportunities for Associates include senior management client engagement, business development, research, and consulting.

IPA pays a competitive salary with excellent benefits, including a paid 4 month sabbatical after 6 years of continuous service for employees with good performance.

REQUIRED APPLICANT DOCUMENTS

  • Cover Letter (only applications with a cover letter will be considered)
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • A Master’s degree, in engineering, physical sciences, economics, mathematics, or allied fields
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a relevant position (e.g., analyst, scientist, consultant, project manager, engineer)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise/consult clients on capital projects to improve competitiveness and reduce risk
  • Assess client projects, organizations, teams, work processes, etc. and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Interview project personnel and relevant stakeholders to collect data
  • Conduct quantitative analysis
  • Write reports
  • Develop and deliver presentations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong quantitative analytical skills
  • Understanding of statistics
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Interest in capital (engineering and construction) projects and project systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to be able to build and maintain relationships with senior leaders in client organizations
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a willingness to work in a team
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Flexibility in taking on a variety of assignments

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • This position involves up to 20% travel to client locations within the Asia Pacific region

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