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48-2022 - EL2, Directors, Tax Analysis Division (TAD); Macroeconomic Conditions Division (MECD)

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Full-time and Part-time
ACT, NSW, VIC, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Economics/Econometrics, Finance/Accounting, Policy/Public Policy, Executive Level 2

The Treasury has several Director positions available across the Tax Analysis and Macroeconomics and Conditions Divisions.  The merit pool may be used to fill further vacancies within Treasury.

The successful candidate(s) will have enthusiasm for and expertise in policy analysis, modelling and/or forecasting with responsibilities that could include:

  • leading a team of Assistant Directors and analysts to effectively communicate analytical, forecasting and modelling work to a variety of audiences
  • helping to build and maintain data management and governance systems for products and regular briefing materials
  • managing staff, priorities and workflows for their unit
  • supervising and building the capability of staff through coaching and mentoring.
  • collaborating with stakeholders in Treasury, other government agencies and with stakeholders in the private sector and academia
  • maintaining a strong awareness of departmental, group and divisional objectives
  • managing the preparation of technical analysis, reports, briefings, submissions, speeches, replies to questions and other correspondence
  • representing Treasury at whole-of-government meetings, conferences and other forums.
  • coordinating the delivery of key Treasury products such as Budget Statements and the Tax Benchmarks and Variations Statement.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience
Candidates should bring a strong analytical mindset to their roles and be able to balance managing and supporting staff with delivering key departmental priorities during periods of high demand.

It would be an advantage for candidates to have familiarity with relevant data, concepts and policy and the development and use of one or more of the following general modelling tools/frameworks:

  • Panel, cross-sectional or time series analysis
  • Experience in using and interrogating statistical languages such as SAS and R.
  • Static and/or dynamic microsimulation modelling
  • Economic growth models
  • Measurement of Gross Domestic Product and activity in economic sectors

An undergraduate qualification or higher with experience in economics or a quantitative field is desirable, but not essential.

Candidates should have highly developed experience in leading and managing teams, including organising workflows to deliver strategic priorities, and mentoring and developing staff.



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