About DTF

The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides specialist fiscal, economic and statistical advice and services to the Northern Territory (NT) Government to ensure long-term economic development through effective management of public sector resources.

The Economic Group (EG) is a division of DTF. Its role is to advise the Treasurer and the Government on economic and commercial issues affecting the Territory. It comprises four business units: Commercial and Economic Policy, Economic Analysis, Utilities Reform and Intergovernmental Relations.

An opportunity currently exists in the Economic Group (EG). As a Principal Analyst(AO7) you will:

  • Undertake detailed research, investigation and analysis of policies and issues affecting the Northern Territory including from commercial, corporate governance, economic policy and/or regulatory reform perspectives.
  • Assist in the preparation of policies, and provision of advice including development of high level reports, Cabinet submissions, briefing notes and ministerial correspondence.
  • Provide advice on, and assist in the formulation and implementation of, commercial, economic policy, regulatory and/or economic reform initiatives.
  • Represent Treasury on working groups, evaluation panels, etc. as required.
  • Supervise junior staff as required

For detailed selection criteria please see the job description

For further details please visit our Careers website, email emily.pearse@nt.gov.auor contact Emily Pearse, Assistant Director (Commercial and Economic Policy) on 08 8999 6627.


Applications close on 14 January 2019 and should be submitted via the Careers in Government website.

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