Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Economist

Economist

  • 495048
  • Accounting and Financial
  • Full time position for up to 12 months
  • Location – Negotiable across NSW
  • Grade: Clerk 7/8
  • Commencing – ASAP 

 

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services.

 

We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

 

We’re looking for someone who can hit the ground running and undertake economic research and analysis activities and projects, providing reliable and accurate economic advice, to support the evaluation of industry, market and social policy and support the development of primary industry markets across NSW.

 

Key accountabilities for the role:

 

  • Use a wide variety of social and economic benefit valuation and evaluation methodologies to evaluate the economic benefits of DPI and broader government policies and programs
  • Use and develop economic analysis methods such as CBA, gross margin and investment budgets, economic models and provide advice and recommendations to the Manager, Agricultural Economics and Biometrics and Executive
  • Managing, analysing and interpreting large and complex datasets and provide insight into issues impacting on government strategies and programs
  • Build and maintain current knowledge and understanding of a range of primary industry issues
  • Provide clear and detailed written economic analysis and contribute to various outputs e.g. writing/drafting reports, briefs, correspondence to inform decision making
  • Work collegially with staff to coordinate the implementation of projects that support knowledge management and consistent business analysis systems and evaluation

 

Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)? 

 

Exciting career pathways and opportunities 

We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW government. 

 

Wellbeing:  

Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people. 

 

Our people:  

Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of regional NSW we invite you to become part of our story. 

 

Apply now:

All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.

 

To find out more about this role, please  contact Fiona Scott on fiona.scott@dpi.nsw.gov.au or CLICK HERE to view the Role Description

 

Applications close on Wednesday 23rd June, 2021

 

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. 

 

Closing date: Jun 23, 2021

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