Research Insights - Assistant/Associate Director

Singapore, Singapore
Apr 29, 2022
May 20, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are looking for a candidate to join our Predictive Analytics (PA) Operating Unit (OU) team to support research, customer success and business development in the APAC and Middle East region. As the expert in our analytical solutions, including credit risk, ESG and climate risk, you will represent Predictive Analytics' risk modelling expertise in the region, working with teams across and outside of our OU as well as local sales team.
You will be involved in our research innovations and local client-facing activities that include technical aspects to maintain high level of value perceived in our products. These include planning and developing content for thought leadership, promoting our solutions in local webinars, events, research papers and case studies.

  • Work with PA Research and Modelling team to design research innovations for a wide range of analytical solutions using innovative traditional and sophisticated machine learning methodologies.
  • Serve as the region's subject matter expert for PA analytical solutions to develop positive relationship of advocacy and trust with local customers.
  • Deliver presentations for various internal and external audiences and write research papers and articles to demonstrate the value and application of our analytical solutions.
  • Follow modern methods of the intersection of ML, econometrics and statistics, and industry best practices for risk modelling.
  • Partner closely with sales teams on efforts related to client retention and expansion of business opportunities with existing customers.
  • Provide analytical support for product strategy decisions such as product localization efforts and data exploration for regional partnerships.
  • Validated expertise in leading risk model design using Machine Learning and/or econometric modeling techniques working with large datasets from multiple sources and vendors.
  • Advanced programming skills in R, Python and/or SAS.
  • Prior customer facing experience is required
  • Proven ability to communicate technical content clearly and concisely to non-technical audiences
  • Strong academic background - A Ph.D., MS or Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Finance, or other relevant field
  • Proven track record to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Self-starter to build required content and with ability to supervise and train co-workers
  • Must be an intrinsically motivated, responsible person who can work well with others, able to operate relatively independently
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • The successful candidate will also possess the following qualities:
  • Adaptable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective prioritization and time management
Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at .

At Moody's, we're taking action. We're hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We're educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at
Moody's Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients' growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today's business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

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