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Senior Economist

Job Title: Senior Economist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-12
Reference: JO-1907-532056
Contact Name: Anna Au
Contact Email: anna.au@talentinternational.com
Job Published: July 12, 2019 11:54

Job Description

Senior Economist
Darlinghurst
6 Months Contract


Talent International is working in partnership with a large government organisation to assist in sourcing an experienced 'Senior Economist'.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the design of and undertake programs of research and analysis on the economics of early childhood education
  • Perform high level research, statistical analysis and review of complex educational issues, and produce briefings, publish technical reports and develop advice for senior management
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of complex projects, in line with established plans, budgets, timeframes, policy objectives and other project priorities
  • Undertake economic modelling to support the development of resource allocation models within the early childhood education sector
  • Support and undertake cost-benefit analysis of individual education programs
 
Key Challenge:
  • Reaching valid and robust conclusions on the impact of key variables in education and training.
  • Developing resourcing models that promote efficiency, effectiveness and equity, within a complex policy environment.
  • Preparing comprehensive, evidence-based advice within challenging timeframes.

Key Criteria:
  • Acts independently, uses initiative and makes decisions about workflow to ensure the delivery of high quality work on time and within budget
  • Consults with the Manager Data & Insight on matters that are sensitive and/or contentious to agree on suitable way forward.
  • Submits reports, analyses, briefings, correspondence, speeches and other written material in high quality manner.


If you would be interested in this role please submit your application in Word format only by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below or anna.au@talentinternational.com