Senior Economist

We are looking for someone who has:

• Excellent Systems Thinking Skills

• Strong Policy Skills

• Good written communication skills

We're seeking a motivated and experienced economist with a solid background in economic analysis and demonstrated ability to integrate economic thinking with departmental policy making. The Senior Economist will provide leadership as part of a multi-skilled team supporting the delivery of priority projects across DELWP’s portfolios.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50931088
Closing Date: 10-Oct-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50931088 VPS 5 Senior Economist PD.docx (Word, 124KB)

Contact: Helen Betts O'Shea
(03) 9637 9337

Position Details

Working in a multi-skilled team, you will provide economic leadership and support for priority projects across DELWP's portfolios. The successful applicant will be highly motivated with a solid background in economic analysis, enabling them to apply economic concepts and frameworks to a broad range of policy issues in Victoria. The successful applicant's strategic thinking and excellent interpersonal skills will also enable them to develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to influence Departmental policy making and program.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

This is a fixed term position for a period of 12 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday 25 September 2019.


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