AECOM Research Analyst –Tourism, Leisure and Culture in Singapore, Singapore

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149282BR

Position Title Research Analyst –Tourism, Leisure and Culture

Job Category Economics

Business Line Economics

Country Singapore

State/Province/Region SG - Singapore

City Singapore

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide services with a concentration in economic analysis. Our economic services encompass planning and programming, measuring and testing, and strategy and implementation for a broad range of clients.

Job Summary

AECOM's Design + Planning + Economics practice offers a holistic approach to guide responsible and productive use of the land. Our practice includes design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We integrate these areas of expertise on projects of all scales and contexts. Some of our clients are private developers creating communities or world-class destinations. Others are national and local governments seeking to manage their natural and cultural resources. Others are agencies empowered to create amenities like parks or to regenerate communities, cities, regions.

This position is specifically for the Economics practice line for Asia. The Economics team provides feasibility studies, strategy and positioning, economic market and financial assessments for a wide range of development and infrastructure projects. These projects range from single buildings to entire new cities, from urban regeneration to theme park attractions. The particular focus of this position is Leisure and Culture market sector which includes hospitality, entertainment, real estate, resorts and recreation projects in Asia. Range of work includes market analysis, due diligence, feasibility studies, and other advisory work for leading regional and international real estate / tourism and resort projects.


  • Prepare communications and attractive, clear and insightful presentations to clients in PPT format.

  • Conduct demographics, leisure/tourism and real estate research and analysis.

  • Compile and organize research data for presentations.

  • Document research analysis into market reports.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 2 and more years of relevant experience in roles requiring a high level of written communications and report writing

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Economics, Tourism/Hospitality, Real Estate or Property related disciplines. Masters Degree is preferred.

  • Good Mandarin Chinese communication skills preferred, but not required.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Analytical, detail-oriented, enthusiastic and outgoing nature. A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn more and a desire to work in a dynamic team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Native or Near Native English communication and writing skills are highly desirable

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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