About the Parliamentary Budget Office
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) supports the Parliament by providing independent, authoritative and non-partisan analysis of budgetary issues and the fiscal cost of policy proposals. In light of the current fiscal situation, the PBO is in a unique position to support the Parliament and general public at this critical time through analysis that is timely and relevant.
The PBO’s role comprises three main elements, which are to:
About the roles
The PBO is seeking analysts with an aptitude for policy analysis to work in various branches of the PBO. As an analyst, you will use your skills and experience in economic, financial, budget or statistical analysis to (depending on the branch you are allocated to) assist in the preparation of costings of revenue and expenditure proposals; assist with researching and preparing analyses of the budget and fiscal policy settings; and contribute to the PBO’s program of research.
The primary focus of Revenue Analysis Branch and Program Analysis Branch is preparing estimates of the costs of policy proposals for parliamentarians; the primary focus of Fiscal Policy Analysis Division is conducting quantitative analysis and publishing research papers on budget and fiscal policy matters.
The duties of the position vary across the operational areas. Duties in all operational areas involve quantitative analysis of the budget.
The main duties in Revenue Analysis Branch and Program Analysis Branch include:
The main duties in Fiscal Policy Analysis Division include:
Contact officer: Liyi Pan (02) 6277 9536 or Liyi.Pan@pbo.gov.au
For further information and how to apply, go to the PBO’s recruitment page at https://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Employment/Parliamentary_Budget_Office
Applications close Sunday 18 April at 11:30pm AEST