Research Economist (APS Level 6) / Senior Research Economist (Executive Level 1)
The Productivity Commission is the Australian Government's independent research and advisory body on economic, social and environmental issues affecting the welfare of Australians. Our role is to help governments make better policies in the interest of the Australian community. In recent years, we have contributed to the design of new policies such as disability insurance and paid parental leave and provided advice in areas such as workplace relations, financial sector regulation and infrastructure financing.
We are seeking highly skilled and motivated economists at the Executive Level 1 and APS Level 6 classifications who are experienced in policy analysis and the development of advice. We offer a stimulating and wide-ranging policy research environment and the opportunity to influence the direction of public policy. In recent years, we have contributed to the design of new policies such as disability insurance and paid parental leave and provided advice in areas such as workplace relations, financial sector regulation and infrastructure financing.
Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent conceptual and analytical skills, communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others in a team based environment to achieve high quality project outcomes, and have academic qualifications in economics.
*A merit pool of suitable candidates may be established, and may be used to fill similar vacancies either on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis.
For further information and how to apply, please visit the Commission’s website at www.pc.gov.au/careers.
Applications close on 14 October 2018.