Analyst - CERD

Department of Premier & Cabinet


  • Be part of a team aimed at improving the design and delivery of programs for the residents of NSW
  • Put your program evaluation experience and analytical skills to good use
  • Role is located in Orange NSW
  • Ongoing Role



About us

The NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is the lead central agency in the NSW Government. Our mission is to enhance the lives of the people of NSW by driving priorities, brokering outcomes and delivering programs and services.

We support the Premier and Deputy Premier, the Cabinet, Ministers and agencies by coordinating policies and services across government. We lead policy development, provide innovative ideas and support Government plans and projects.

Working with us will give you a broad overview in areas such as public policy formulation, public administration and state administrative matters and an opportunity to be involved in a range of state-wide policies, issues and projects.

For more information go to http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/about/about_the_department

 
About the Role

The Analyst, Centre for Economic and Regional Development (CERD) role is responsible for conducting economic assessment and related research to support the Department’s decision-making processes, including cost benefit analysis and impact analysis utilising Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) and input-output models.

You will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking applied economic assessments and research by applying methodologies and parameters that are rigorous and credible, and recommend solutions to resolve problems and mitigate risks.
  • Contributing to lessons learnt and professional knowledge within the unit with regard to suitable methodologies and associated parameter values, and the analysis of specific assessments and projects.
  • Identifying opportunities for the application of economic assessments across the Department’s core responsibilities. 
  • Contributing to collaborative industry initiatives and projects to advance the Department’s mission.
  • Producing accurate and timely briefings and reports to inform and senior management and Departmental strategies.
  • Undertaking quantitative or qualitative research as directed on a wide range of industry and economic issues to promote insights arising from this work to other internal or external stakeholders.



A bit about you

You have tertiary qualifications in economics, commerce or related disciplines or equivalent knowledge.

You have experience in contemporary microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and policy development.

 
Target Questions:
 

  1. We've all been in situations in which we couldn't complete everything we needed to on time. Tell me about a time when this happened to you. What was the outcome?
  2. Describe the most complex problem you've recently been asked to solve. What, if any, alternatives did you consider?

 
How to Apply: Your application should include:

  1. A cover letter [maximum two pages] that addresses the targeted questions and focus capabilities in the role description and that demonstrates how your previous experience would be suitable and of benefit to this role.
  2. an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience.

Learn more: Please review the Role Description. For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Karen Howarth on 02 6391 3355 or email karen.howarth@dpc.nsw.gov.au

Closing date: Sunday, 16 December 2018 [11:59 PM]

Job note: A recruitment pool may be established to fill similar temporary or ongoing vacancies in the next 12 months.

Salary: Clerk Grade 7/8. Package includes base salary ($94 782 - $104 918) plus superannuation and leave loading.

Help: Should you encounter any technical problems, please contact the I work for NSW helpdesk on 1800 562 679

Additional Information: Orange is a major regional centre located in the NSW Central Tablelands, 260km from Sydney and Canberra. 

Our Commitment to Flexibility: At DPC we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake the work on a flexible part-time or job share basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity: DPC is a White Ribbon accredited organisation and is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. Diverse workforces are more innovative, productive and increase the delivery of high-quality services. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+, people with disability, other diversity groups, and women.


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Department of Premier & Cabinet


  • Be part of a team aimed at improving the design and delivery of programs for the residents of NSW
  • Put your program evaluation experience and analytical skills to good use
  • Role is located in Orange NSW
  • Ongoing Role



About us

The NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is the lead central agency in the NSW Government. Our mission is to enhance the lives of the people of NSW by driving priorities, brokering outcomes and delivering programs and services.

We support the Premier and Deputy Premier, the Cabinet, Ministers and agencies by coordinating policies and services across government. We lead policy development, provide innovative ideas and support Government plans and projects.

Working with us will give you a broad overview in areas such as public policy formulation, public administration and state administrative matters and an opportunity to be involved in a range of state-wide policies, issues and projects.

For more information go to http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/about/about_the_department

 
About the Role

The Analyst, Centre for Economic and Regional Development (CERD) role is responsible for conducting economic assessment and related research to support the Department’s decision-making processes, including cost benefit analysis and impact analysis utilising Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) and input-output models.

You will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking applied economic assessments and research by applying methodologies and parameters that are rigorous and credible, and recommend solutions to resolve problems and mitigate risks.
  • Contributing to lessons learnt and professional knowledge within the unit with regard to suitable methodologies and associated parameter values, and the analysis of specific assessments and projects.
  • Identifying opportunities for the application of economic assessments across the Department’s core responsibilities. 
  • Contributing to collaborative industry initiatives and projects to advance the Department’s mission.
  • Producing accurate and timely briefings and reports to inform and senior management and Departmental strategies.
  • Undertaking quantitative or qualitative research as directed on a wide range of industry and economic issues to promote insights arising from this work to other internal or external stakeholders.



A bit about you

You have tertiary qualifications in economics, commerce or related disciplines or equivalent knowledge.

You have experience in contemporary microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and policy development.

 
Target Questions:
 

  1. We've all been in situations in which we couldn't complete everything we needed to on time. Tell me about a time when this happened to you. What was the outcome?
  2. Describe the most complex problem you've recently been asked to solve. What, if any, alternatives did you consider?

 
How to Apply: Your application should include:

  1. A cover letter [maximum two pages] that addresses the targeted questions and focus capabilities in the role description and that demonstrates how your previous experience would be suitable and of benefit to this role.
  2. an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience.

Learn more: Please review the Role Description. For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Karen Howarth on 02 6391 3355 or email karen.howarth@dpc.nsw.gov.au

Closing date: Sunday, 16 December 2018 [11:59 PM]

Job note: A recruitment pool may be established to fill similar temporary or ongoing vacancies in the next 12 months.

Salary: Clerk Grade 7/8. Package includes base salary ($94 782 - $104 918) plus superannuation and leave loading.

Help: Should you encounter any technical problems, please contact the I work for NSW helpdesk on 1800 562 679

Additional Information: Orange is a major regional centre located in the NSW Central Tablelands, 260km from Sydney and Canberra. 

Our Commitment to Flexibility: At DPC we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake the work on a flexible part-time or job share basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity: DPC is a White Ribbon accredited organisation and is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. Diverse workforces are more innovative, productive and increase the delivery of high-quality services. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+, people with disability, other diversity groups, and women.


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