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Senior Economist, Haymarket

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2067497707
Free
Senior Economist, Haymarket
Australia, New South Wales, Haymarket,
Modified March 12, 2024

Description

CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia – is an independent, not-for-profit member-based think tank that works to champion ideas, research and policy reform. We do this by identifying policy issues that matter for Australia’s future and pursuing solutions to positively shape economic and social development in Australia.
CEDA's national membership base includes Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions. The organisation was founded in 1960 by leading economist Sir Douglas Copland, and his legacy of applying economic analysis to practical problems to aid the development of Australia has continued for over 60 years.
At CEDA, our work today is shaping Australia’s tomorrow by connecting facts, ideas and debates, that are aligned to our values:
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We are open, honest and

trusted
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We are

curious

about ideas and opportunities
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We

succeed together
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We are

brave

in our approach and ambitions
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We are

passionate

about working with our members for the greater good
Are you up for your next challenge?

Are you a self-starter with a strong interest in public policy and research?
If you are, then we’d like to hear from you.
A fantastic opportunity exists for a Senior Economist to develop and deliver research projects and reports that positively impact the social and economic development of Australians with a focus on global productivity, navigating change in the workforce and increased wellbeing. Located in Sydney, this full-time permanent role will work with a nationally diverse Research team and report directly to the Chief Economist.
The Senior Economist plays an important part in contributing, providing insights and presenting CEDA’s national policy and research work at CEDA events, internal stakeholder meetings and external forums within the State. This role requires a collaborative team member who has demonstrated project management capability, strong data analytical skills, confidence in engaging with high-level stakeholders and delivering onstage presentations. Your day to day activities will include:
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Managing and delivering agreed research projects within tight timeframes (i.e. scoping policy issues, identifying and engaging key stakeholders and commissioning research papers).
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Conducting research and analysis of complex policy and economics issues affecting Australia, including formulating practical evidence-based policy recommendations.
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Contributing to the state-specific insights and perspectives relevant to CEDA’s research.
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Communicating findings in written form and verbally in an insightful and accessible manner,
while tailoring the findings to particular audiences.
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Identifying and managing external and internal stakeholders to facilitate project outcomes
and meet respective timelines.
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Providing State based leadership visibility, including in government engagement and
advocacy.
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Assuming host/MC role in CEO/CE absence at CEDA public events and in digital forums.
You’ll love this role if you:

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Are a self-starter with a keen interest in and extensive understanding of current and emerging public policy issues.
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Are a problem solver and a critical thinker with strong policy, political and commercial awareness.
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Have experience and confidence in engaging with a range of high-level stakeholders.
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Demonstrate high level verbal and written communication skills including an ability to communicate complex issues using accessible language.
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Can confidently work with data to construct compelling arguments in relation to relevant CEDA research.
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Have at least 5 years policy or economics related work experience with relevant Tertiary qualifications, preferably in Economics, Data or a policy related discipline.
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Have the ability to work as part of a multifunctional, multidisciplinary national collegiate team valuing effort and aligned to CEDA values.
Our work environment is fun and fast-paced, we embrace our values, work flexibly and celebrate success. Our perks include:
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Flexible working conditions;
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Additional week of leave at year-end;
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Wellbeing leave and Flexible Floating public holidays;
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12 weeks paid parental leave;
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20 days paid family & domestic violence leave;
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Commitment to learning and development;
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Employee Assistance Program;
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Salary Packaging benefits;
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Hybrid working arrangement.
How do we connect with you?

Please email your CV and cover letter to careers@ceda.com.au

(please include Senior Economist in the subject line). The cover letter must be addressed to Ms Cassandra Winzar, Chief Economist, and detail how your skills and experience align with this position. Closing date for all applications will be Friday, 4 August 2023, but may close earlier if a suitable candidate is identified. All unsuccessful applications will be addressed via email.
A salary commensurate with experience and skills, along with an additional week of annual leave at year-end will be offered to the successful candidate.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and candidates from diverse backgrounds. CEDA is a purpose-driven and inclusive organisation aiming to drive change on issues that matter to the community. We embrace and value the diverse talents of our people and provide an inclusive work environment where people feel safe, and they belong. Join us and experience this first-hand! Apply now.
Please be reminded that all personal information collected during the selection process will only be used for recruitment and employment purposes.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior economist

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