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Dow Jones Research Editor, PEP (English & Laotian / Bahasa Indonesia) - 20 weeks Contract in SINGAPORE, Singapore

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Job Description:

Role

The role of the Research Editor is to research, record and update details on politically influential people in countries all around the world. These details are required for the Dow Jones Risk & Compliance database, a global reference database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP).

The Research Editor is required to use a range of relevant electronic and non-electronic published sources for each country he/she is researching, including government websites, sources carried on Dow Jones own products and locally published biographical directories.

In extracting data from these sources, the Research Editor must adhere to a set of guidelines on PEP selection and the level of detail required. The Research Editor is expected to deliver the most comprehensive coverage possible of specific professional groups while taking care to exclude detail outside the brief. The Research Editor is responsible for verifying the accuracy of the material he/she and other team members are adding to the database and must follow an established set of procedures to do so. The role of the Research Editor is also to keep the PEP Database up to date by continual scanning and extraction from known information sources and by ongoing monitoring for new sources.

Depending on his/her skills and expertise, the Research Editor may be required to write Due Diligence (DD) reports on companies and/or individuals and contribute to other tasks and projects.

About Dow Jones Risk & Compliance

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance provides third party risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. Working with clients across the globe, we have created products and services to help companies evaluate third party risks quickly and with confidence.

We deliver research tools and services for on-boarding, vetting and investigation to help companies comply with anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and economic sanctions regulations in mitigating third party risk. With a global team of expert researchers, flexible delivery options and enriched third party risk data, our suite of compliance solutions empower compliance professionals to quickly and efficiently reduce risks while conserving limited resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use a range of relevant electronic and non-electronic published sources for each country he/she is researching, including government websites, sources carried on Dow Jones own products and locally published biographical directories.

  • Extract data from the above-mentioned sources, and adhere to a set of guidelines on PEP selection and the level of personal details required.

  • Deliver the most comprehensive coverage possible of specific professional groups while taking care to exclude detail outside the brief.

  • Verify the accuracy of the material he/she and other team members are adding to the database and must follow an established set of procedures to do so.

  • Keep the PEP Database up to date by continual scanning and extraction from known information sources and by ongoing monitoring for new sources.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Fluency in English and Laotian / Bahasa Indonesia is essential. An additional language is an advantage.

  • Understanding of the political landscape in Southeast Asia especially Laos or Indonesia is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of and interest in political and international affairs.

  • Excellent research, editorial and analytical skills.

  • Excellent web-searching and keyboard skills.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google G Suite.

  • Tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources.

  • A fast, efficient and quality-focused work ethic.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent proofreading skills and ability to handle large volumes of information.

  • Good organizational skills and ability to efficiently track and prioritise tasks.

  • Ability to work to deadlines.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to build and maintain good working relationships.

  • Education to degree level.

  • Positive outlook on change, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable.

  • This is a 20 weeks contract role to cover maternity

If this position matches your experience, skills and motivations please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Please note only candidates requested for an interview will be contacted.

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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