Manager, Economic Analysis and Modelling

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, on 1 Jan 2019 DJPR transitioned from DEDJTR.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Economics
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/025806
Closing Date: 30-May-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS6 Manager Economic Analysis and Modelling.docx (Word, 116KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jim Round
03 8392 6835

Position Details

  • $118,908 - $159,124 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

A part of the newly established Precincts and Suburbs Group, the Precincts & Suburbs Policy branch focuses on identification, prioritisation and strategic planning to support precinct development across Victoria. The branch is charged with developing a cohesive, macro urban and regional planning strategy for precincts with clear priorities for implementation

Reporting to the Director, Precincts and Suburbs Policy this position will manage a small technical team, leading work on advanced economic modelling and analysis to formulate big picture policy reform opportunities and develop recommendations for investment. The role will identify, analyse and manage emerging issues, trends and risks and provide expert advice and insight to senior management.

With a background in economic analysis and / or modelling, the successful candidate will lead complex research and analysis work and manage and support the manipulation and interpretation of large and small datasets.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience developing or managing quantitative models / programs with proven analysis and analytical capability. A relevant tertiary degree in economics, statistics, engineering or public administration would be well regarded.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jim Round, Executive Director on 03 8392 6835.

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 30 May 2019.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.


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