China Industry Specialist - Consumer Sector (SHO)

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Date: Nov 25, 2020

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: Capital Group

Capital Group seeks a bright, highly motivated and self-directed China Industry Specialist (CIS) in Shanghai.


As a China Industry Specialist, you will be part of the Fundamental Research Group, a global team that partners with analysts and PMs to enhance research insights and to support the Capital Group investment research process. You will spend time researching the Chinese consumer sector and companies– working independently and collaboratively with experienced investment analysts and PMs.  Responsibilities include:


  • Collect, organize, and analyze economic, industry, regulatory and company data.  Source this information through various channels – including on the ground original research, interviews with industry experts and company contacts, access to existing databases and external and internal research. 
  • Build a network of industry and company contacts.  Maintain relationships through regular communication, frequent travel to conferences and company meetings.
  • Author research reports and company primers.  Publish research on Capital Group’s central research repository.  Share research on consumer cluster and investment calls.
  • Active participation in consumer industry cluster – meetings and research focused trips.
  • Organize, prepare materials, lead and attend company and industry meetings.
  • Work jointly with Asia economist and accounting analysts on ad-hoc research projects.
  • Help the analysts to understand the Chinese consumer sector.  Do due diligence on the sector, companies and management.



  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Professional fluency in Mandarin
  • Work experience in the consumer sector
  • Facility with data and the ability to draw actionable insights from data
  • Good proficiency with Excel, Word and electronic resource services
  • Entrepreneurial individual with the ability to self-start and work independently
  • An appetite for frequent business travel in China, Hong Kong and the U.S. 
  • University degree.


Company Overview

Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted global investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.5 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals.

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