Senior Policy Analyst/Economist, VPS5 (multiple roles) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/091327

Reference: VG/091327

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also 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 Policy Analyst/Economist

  • $102,637 - $124,183 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 12 months 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available) 

The position of Senior Policy Analyst/Economist forms a part of the Coordination & Industry Recovery Team in the Industry Coordination & Recovery Group in DJPR. 

Industry Coordination and Recovery Group

The Industry Coordination and Recovery Group leads and works with our partners to enable Victorian industries and businesses to recover and thrive while operating in a COVIDSafe environment. Our goal is to ensure business and industry is COVIDSafe and active contributors to Victoria's economic recovery.

Strategy & Preparedness, and Coordination & Recovery branches

The positions are within the Strategy & Preparedness, and Coordination & Recovery branches which collectively lead, coordinates and delivers whole of government strategic projects and initiatives to support industry recovery as Victoria moves to COVID Normal.

Reporting to the relevant Manager, the Senior Policy Analyst/Economist will assist in the management of complex projects to ensure ministers and senior executives are supported with timely and high-quality advice on COVID-19 and economic recovery matters.

Technical expertise in economic analysis and modelling is essential for this role.

Some of the other key accountabilities of the Senior Policy Analyst Role include the following: 

  1. Developing and updating economic modelling datasets and programs to test scenarios and arrive at logical, defensible conclusions and outputs.
  2. Leading the provision of project and policy advice on a variety of issues.
  3. Contributing to policy and implementation options or components of projects with limited supervision.
  4. Assisting the manager and Executive Director/s in delivering complex projects involving many stakeholders.

 For a confidential discussion, please call Cheng Yang on 0433 377 805.

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 possess expertise in economic analysis and modelling. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

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 21 September 2021.

Senior Policy Analyst/Economist, VPS5 (multiple roles) (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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Cheng Yang | 0433 377 805

Senior Policy Analyst/Economist, VPS5 (multiple roles) (VPSG5)