Experienced Economist, Economic Consulting
About BIS Oxford Economics
BIS Oxford Economics, part of Oxford Economics Group, is a leading independent economic forecasting and consultancy company. We are seeking to appoint a high-calibre experienced Economist to our expanding consultancy team to be based in our Sydney office. As the market leader, BIS Oxford Economics provides excellent career opportunities, both within Australia and internationally, as part of the Oxford Economics Group.
About the role
We are looking to hire an Economist with about three to five years experience to join the economic consulting team at BIS Oxford Economics. The team tackles a wide range of questions raised by our clients, in areas such as transport and infrastructure, the environment, information economics, cultural economics, defence and law enforcement.
This role will be based within the Economic Consulting team. The economist will report to the Head of Applied Economics and will assist in overseeing multiple projects at any one time. Consulting projects usually run for between two and six months, and culminate in a report or presentation to a client.
The successful applicant will assist on most aspects of a client engagement including helping with proposal writing, a degree of project management, analytical work and communicating the results to the customer.
They will also involve designing and overseeing the development of quantitative models using a variety of analytical tools such as economic impact work, cost-benefit analysis, applied microeconomics and applied econometric analysis.
Key elements of the role include the following:
This exciting role would suit someone with at least three years’ experience as a professional economist. The successful candidate will be rigorous, adaptable and creative in seeking solutions to difficult economic questions. Candidates should have the following attributes.
Location: BIS Oxford Economics’ Sydney office
How to Apply
To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role.
Applications should be addressed to Stephanie Marnell. The closing date for applications is 1700, Monday 16 March 2020.