Analyst - Economic Assessment

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Economics
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/000938A
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 000938 - Analyst - Sep 2018.doc (Word, 173KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ruth McDonald
(03) 8392 7527

Position Details


  • $82,574 – $93,689 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Analyst – Economic Assessment forms a part of the Outcomes Performance and Evaluation Branch in Economic Strategy and Performance Division within the Strategy and Planning Group.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a team that is focussed on building capability and driving improvements in the economic assessment of policies and strategies in the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR). The team will play a major role in improving decision making to support achievement of the Victorian Government's economic development outcomes.  The team will also collaborate with the rest of the Strategy and Planning Group and DEDJTR to develop innovative solutions to complex economic issues.

The Analyst will provide advice on and undertake economic impact assessments of DEDJTR strategies and policies, including presentation of analysis and recommendations to stakeholders.

The position is well suited to experienced professionals with a background in economics, economic assessment and appraisal, public policy, and/or statistical analysis. Experience integrating economic impact assessment analysis in policy and econometric modelling are highly desirable.

For a confidential discussion, please call Ruth McDonald, Manager, Economic Assessment on (03) 8392 7527.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 24 September 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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