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45-2019 - Executive Level 1, Modelling and Data Analysis Specialist, Tax Analysis Division

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Economics, Statistics

About The Treasury

The Treasury is a respected and influential central economic agency. We provide authoritative advice and analysis to the Australian Government on a broad range of economic, fiscal, structural, financial and tax policy issues. We also monitor global economic conditions to make sure Australia is well placed to respond to emerging trends.

Treasury provides some of the best opportunities in the public service. Treasury presents a challenging and rewarding career with the opportunity to contribute substantially to Government policy that affects all Australians. The Treasury’s staff are drawn from many professions representing diversity in experience and skills. We seek passionate staff who will work collaboratively to deliver the ideas and advice that will help Australia meet the challenges of the coming years.

Treasury offers attractive salaries and employer superannuation as well as a range of other benefits, including generous leave entitlements, salary packaging and a closedown period over the Christmas holiday.

The Treasury is a flexible, dynamic and diverse workplace with offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

About the Role

The Treasury is seeking modelling and data analysis specialists to join our Tax Analysis Division. The successful candidates will assist with developing and maintaining models and analytical frameworks to support Treasury’s policy analysis and forecasting work.

An Executive Level 1 (Modelling and Data Analysis Specialist) will undertake a range of responsibilities including:

  • undertake modelling tasks with minimal supervision;
  • undertake complex projects, conduct research and analysis and provide high level advice and support on complex matters relevant to the work of a unit in Treasury;
  • support Managers and Senior Advisers by working with others on complex modelling tasks
  • Coaching and supporting other members of the team;
  • assist in the preparation of reports, briefings to Treasury Ministers, draft submissions to Cabinet, speeches, replies to parliamentary questions and other communication; and
  • represent Treasury at meetings, interdepartmental committees, conferences and other forums.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Candidates will have experience with the relevant data, concepts and policy and the development, implementation and use of one or more of the following general modelling tools/frameworks, including:

  • Time series analysis
  • Panel and/or cross-sectional analysis
  • Static and/or dynamic microsimulation modelling
  • Experience in using and interrogating statistical languages such as SAS and R.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or work experience is highly desirable. Candidates would have at least five years of experience in relevant roles.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability and commitment to collaborate with staff on complex modelling tasks and communicate complex modelling results to both technical and non-technical audiences.

As a leader within the modelling divisions candidates are expected to be committed to staff development and innovation.

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