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88-2021 - APS Level 5 to Executive Level 1, Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Assistant Director, Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy and the Macroeconomic Conditions Divisions

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Job number:
88-2021
Work type:
Full-time and Part-time
Location:
VIC, ACT, NSW, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Categories:
Economics, Econometrics, Policy, Public Policy

Treasury is looking for talented, team-orientated, and highly motivated staff to fill a number of Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Assistant Director positions in the Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy and the Macroeconomic Conditions Divisions.

Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy Division roles are in the Industry and Trade Policy Unit and in the Monetary and Macroprudential Policy Unit.

The successful applicants will need to:

  • draw on and develop economic and public policy frameworks and models to provide expert advice and solve complex problems
    communicate complex issues and make policy recommendations in a compelling manner to a variety of audiences.

Successful Assistant Director applicants will also need to:

  • develop and manage a range of stakeholder relationships, and establish and maintain internal and external networks
  • build team capability through coaching others, providing performance feedback, conflict resolution and encouraging career development
  • recommend strategic directions for the unit, and effectively manage contending priorities when achieving outcomes
  • work collaboratively with the Director of the unit to build team capability and deliver on team outcomes
  • manage workstreams within the unit to ensure delivery of results, and
  • act as the Director of the unit on occasion.

Macroeconomic Conditions Division roles are across several units and cover issues including domestic demand, the international economy, the external sector, industry analysis and macro econometric modelling.

Successful applicants will:

  • prepare macroeconomic forecasts using models, macroeconomic frameworks and professional judgement
  • present forecasts and other outputs to other staff and management across the Macroeconomic Group
  • prepare Budget material, briefings to ministers and senior officials, speeches, replies to parliamentary questions and other correspondence, and
  • assist Assistant Directors build team capability through coaching others, providing performance feedback to junior staff and considering their own and others’ career development.

Successful Assistant Director applicants will also need to:

  • manage a small team of staff to complete quantitative and qualitative tasks
    develop and maintain productive relationships with other government agencies and with stakeholders in the private sector and in academia
  • manage the preparation of Budget material, briefings to ministers and senior officials, speeches, replies to parliamentary questions and other correspondence
  • recommend strategic directions for the unit, and effectively manage contending priorities when achieving outcomes
  • build team capability through coaching others, providing performance feedback, conflict resolution and encouraging career development
  • represent Treasury at whole of government and/or industry meetings, and
  • act as the Director of the unit on occasion.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Tertiary qualification(s) in a relevant field, including, but not limited to, economics, mathematics, or public policy.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates with two years' relevant experience for APS5 roles, three to four years' experience for APS6 roles, and at least five years’ relevant work experience for EL1 roles.

Experience in one or more of the following will be particularly well-regarded:

  • Government policy development and assessment
  • Relevant private-sector experience

Eligibility

Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about these opportunities and on how to apply.

Download the selection criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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