Overview of the role

Depending on your skills and experience, your role will include economic research, quantitative model development, stakeholder consultation, high quality report writing, and thinking through complex economic issues. You will work in a small team alongside other passionate economists, and take pride in the quality of your analysis and written work. You will enjoy working independently as well as in teams, managing a wide range of projects across diverse sectors and issues.

The role will involve undertaking robust microeconomic analysis across a wide range of sectors and topic areas. All high quality economists are encouraged to apply.

Your background and experience

We are interested in applicants that have:

  • a good degree in economics, with Honours, Masters or PhD level preferred
  • 2-5 years work experience as a professional economist 
  • strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
  • a commitment to good economics and problem solving
  • the ability to communicate the results of rigorous economic analysis to non-technical audiences as well as to peers in the profession
  • the capacity to work both independently and as a member of project teams
  • an understanding of how to use economic analysis to assist policy makers and decision takers in government and business, and
  • a desire to learn and expand knowledge and analytical techniques.

Positions at the CIE offer an attractive salary package and annual performance bonuses. Salary sacrifice opportunities exist and annual bonuses may be available.

For further information about the CIE, including examples of our published work, please see our website www.thecie.com.au.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@thecie.com.au and include a copy of your CV and academic transcript.

If you would like to discuss the opportunities at the CIE, please call Phil Manners, Director, on (02) 9250 0800.

Please note that you must be able to work in Australia to apply for a position at the CIE.

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