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Senior Economist – 2 Positions (1 Ongoing & 1 Fixed term)

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We are seeking a Senior Economist to provide economic analysis and advice to support priority projects across the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

  • Economic leadership & support
  • Economic analysis & advice services
  • Location: Melbourne CBD
  • Salary: $93,867 – $113,572 + super.
  • Position No: 931088 & 16682

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.

The Senior Economist will provide leadership as part of a small, multi-skilled team which supports the delivery of priority projects across the environment portfolio through the provision of robust economic analysis and advice. This position will undertake qualitative and quantitative economic analyses, develop and apply appropriate analytical methodologies, and ensure resulting analysis and advice is robust, timely, and can be readily applied to policy development and decision-making.

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 environmental and natural resource management 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 programs.

If you have tertiary qualifications in economics or a related discipline, and demonstrated strong economic skills with the ability to integrate economic thinking with environmental policy making, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Click here to apply for the ongoing position.

Click here to apply for the fixed 12 month role.

Applications close at midnight Sunday 17 June 2018

 


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