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Pacific Strategies & Assessments (PSA) is a specialist risk consultancy. For over 20 years we have been at the forefront of delivering critical information to our clients through market leading due diligence, investigations, and advisory services. With strong roots in Asia, PSA is a global provider of information services with international staff working from offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manila, and Shanghai.

Research Analyst

Manila, Philippines

Full Time

Role

PSA is seeking to identify and to hire capable candidates for the position of Research Analyst within its Manila office.

Responsibilities

Analyst responsibilities may include:

  • Conduct online media research/social media research
  • Effectively collect, collate and analyze data
  • Prepare interview questions as assigned
  • Conduct interviews with subjects and subject matter experts
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews
  • Manage and respond to project related tasking and emails
  • Accurately monitor project budgets

Requirements

Minimum qualification:

  • University level degree in Political Science, Finance, or related field (Masters level degree is a plus).
  • Ideal Candidate must be professional and motivated self-starter capable of delivering well researched documents under little direct supervision.
  • Ideal Candidate would have academic and/or work experience in the fields of political analysis, social analysis, investigations, or other related field of research.
  • Ideal Candidate will possess project management skills and the ability to work effectively either independently or as part of a team.
  • Ideal Candidate will exhibit a strong level of attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Candidate must have excellent written communication skills and must be able to produce professional level research and reports.
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word, and adept at online research.
  • Candidate must have the ability to manage multiple completing deadlines and to effectively prioritize their workload to deliver to deadline on projects.
  • Fluency (both written and spoken) in Mandarin Chinese, Thai, Bahasa, Russian, Portuguese Spanish or other languages is a plus.

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IT Administrator

Manila, Philippines

Full time

Role

PSA is currently seeking an IT Administrator. This role is responsible in overseeing and maintaining all aspects of the company’s computer infrastructure. This includes maintaining networks, servers and security programs and systems, CCTV & Door Access, helping with the global network infrastructure, purchasing and future planning and supporting other technical business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a remote British IT Director in a small team to provide high quality support to a medium size team around the globe. (50 users)
  • Purchase and setup new laptops and email for new local hires including onboarding.
  • Handle user maintenance and offboarding.
  • Maintain, upgrade, reboot and manage local servers.
  • Administration and maintenance of the LAN and WAN.
  • Manage local IT administration, invoicing, supplier management.
  • Work with the remote director on troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of systems, services, hardware and software.
  • Provide support to users of PSA, IT systems and applications.
  • Respond in a timely manner to “out of hours” priority support issues. (evening/weekend)
  • Manage software licenses, software, hardware, and other IT supplies and assets.
  • Assist with purchasing of software, hardware and other IT supplies as approved by management.
  • Implement and maintain systems in accordance with PSA’s Information Security Policy.
  • If the candidate has programming experience or interest, then there a chance to design and develop applications to support PSA business activities.
  • Conduct Research and Evaluation of applications, services and hardware that will increase efficiencies internally and improve services to clients.

Requirements

  • Knowledge and interest in PC, Server and Network Administration
  • Three to five years of relevant work experience
  • Ideally Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a relevant subject
  • Experience in PC and Server hardware troubleshooting
  • Well organized and attentive to details
  • Good communication skills
  • Applicants must be willing to work onsite and some ‘on call/ out of hours’ work.

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PSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.


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