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Modelling and Data Analysis Specialists

  • APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2
  • $88,146 - $152,523 per annum +15.4% Superannuation
  • Ongoing/Non-ongoing Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne based positions

The Treasury is seeking motivated modelling and data analysis specialists to join our modelling divisions - Macroeconomic Modelling and Policy Division, Tax Analysis Division and Macroeconomic Conditions Division. Treasury’s modelling divisions are an integral input into Australia’s economic policy analysis and design, and address significant issues including macroeconomic forecasting, fiscal and monetary policy settings, microeconomic reform, climate change, social policy, distributional impacts, tax policy and international trade and investment.

Successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for developing and maintaining models and analytical frameworks to support Treasury’s policy analysis and forecasting work across a range of policies. These rewarding roles will work with and lead teams of modelling specialists.

Skills and Qualifications

Candidates will have experience with the relevant data, concepts and policy and the development, implementation and use of one or more of the following general modelling tools/frameworks:

  • Time series analysis
  • Panel and/or cross-sectional analysis
  • Household level modelling or analysis such as micro‑simulation modelling
  • Macro-econometric models
  • Overlapping generations (OLG) and Dynamic Stochastic models (DSGE)
  • ‘Big Data’, including machine learning

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or work experience is highly desirable. Ideally candidates would desirably have at least five years of experience in relevant roles for the Executive Level 1 and 2 positions.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability and commitment to collaborate with staff on complex modelling tasks and communicate complex modelling results to both technical and non-technical audiences. As a leader within the modelling divisions at the Executive Level 1 and 2 classifications candidates are expected to be committed to staff development and innovation.

Positions are only available in the Melbourne Office at the Executive Level 1 and 2 classifications. Relocation costs may be met for successful candidates. Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and hold a security clearance or acquire a security clearance prior to commencement.

For further information

Please contact Mr Robert Ewing on (02) 6263 2112.

A detailed position description and a copy of the selection documentation can be obtained from the Treasury website:

Applications close Thursday, 20 July 2017 at 11:30pm and should be lodged via the Treasury website.


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