Senior Economist

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Economics
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/D01737
Closing Date: 23-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Senior Economist Senior Analyst - Position Description (VPS6).docx (Word, 47KB)

Contact: Craig Michaels
9651 2035

Position Details

The Economic Policy Group provides advice on macroeconomic conditions and policy; energy, environment and resources policy; and regulation, planning and local government policy.
Several ongoing opportunities exist for Economists and Senior Economists in the Macroeconomic Strategy team.

In these roles, you will:

• Work independently and as a leader in the team to produce robust advice on complex issues including current and future macroeconomic conditions.

• Manage the preparation of high-quality advice on the economy and the latest economic data to key stakeholders, often under tight deadlines.

• Manage and lead quantitative and qualitative research projects to inform advice on current and future economic conditions.

• Present persuasive economic arguments to senior executives, including on the economic outlook.

• Develop, enhance and leverage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

• Build the capability of team members by proactively looking for opportunities for continuous improvement.

To discuss this role further, please contact Craig Michaels on 9651 2035.

Your application should include a current resume and a cover letter (maximum of three pages) outlining your skills, knowledge and capabilities relating to this opportunity. Applicants are not required to submit a separate statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close on midnight 23 August 2019.

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