Senior Economic Analyst, Provisioning

Job posted: 28/05/2024
Applications close: 19/06/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Economics

Reference: VG/100962A

Reference: VG/100962A

Occupation: Economics

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions is focused on growing Victoria’s prosperity, building the productive capacity of our economy and increasing participation – by creating more opportunities for people through skills and jobs; helping businesses and industries to thrive; and building vibrant communities and regions. For more information, see the DJSIR Strategic Plan 2023-2027

Established on 1 January 2023, our work spans numerous portfolios, supporting departmental ministers and operating across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Senior Economic Analyst, Provisioning

  • Salary: $106,534 - $128,897 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing role
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Role

Reporting to The Manager, Provisioning, the Senior Economic Analyst will have a key role contributing to the enhanced microeconomic analysis, encompassing enhanced planning, engagement and training market intervention.

Contribute to the development and implementation of a detailed place-based approach to the allocation of training places across Victoria's regions, TAFEs and other training providers. This provides the key means through which the Government's TAFE funding guarantee is delivered.

It ensures the timely administration, implementation, and management of analytics and reporting to inform senior leadership on complex training needs and VET system settings.

The Team

The position of Senior Economic Analyst, Provisioning forms a part of the Skills and Employment Group and Policy and Strategy Branch. This Branch leads the policy settings, performance monitoring and budget management for the Victorian Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. PSB partners across jurisdictions to influence strong skills outcomes though a contemporary national VET system. The branch influences and collaborates in policy design across the Department portfolios to achieve goals for all learners including cohorts of focus, using different system levers. PSB engages across the whole government to lead policy coordination for SE and contributes to strategic projects of SE priority.

About You

  • Demonstrated knowledge of economics and experience with modelling and analytics
  • Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably
  • Sets clearly defined objectives and priorities and operates accordingly, reviewing and adjusting as required
  • Prepares complex briefs, letters, emails, and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with people at all levels

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Avi Waksberg, A/Manager, Provision at avi.waksberg@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

The department is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to taking the necessary steps to protect children from harm by adopting a preventative, proactive and participatory approach to child safety in accordance with the Child Safe Standards.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: We are accredited as a Disability Confident Recruitment (DCR) organsiation and committed to inclusive recruitment. If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJSIR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 19 June 2024.

Senior Economic Analyst, Provisioning

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Avi Waksberg, A/Manager, Provision | avi.waksberg@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Senior Economic Analyst, Provisioning