Australian Capital Territory

Senior Analyst - Appointment Pool

Would you like to apply your analytical skills in a role that helps to inform Western Australian Government decision making?

Motivated individual with background in economics and/or forecasting

3 positions available for immediate filling

About the Role

This position is in our Economic and Revenue Forecasting (ERF) Division. The primary functions of ERF are to monitor, report on, and undertake research on economic conditions and trends in revenue, prepare forecasts of economic and revenue aggregates that underpin budget and mid-year review processes, and provide evidence-based advice to the Treasury Executive and Government.

As such, this role in ERF is a critical part of the business as the Senior Analyst prepares advice on the economic and revenue context that informs Government decision making. This role requires you to develop and deliver evidence‑based analysis, advice and forecasts. As part of this, you will anticipate issues and liaise with stakeholders to inform your judgement. The role also requires you to mentor others and share your knowledge.

Currently there are permanent full-time positions available for immediate filling. Other suitable applicants will be placed in an appointment pool. This pool will run for a period of 12 months and may be used to fill other similar fixed term and permanent vacancies. Please note that being placed in the pool does not guarantee your placement in a position

Further information about Treasury is available on our Careers page at www.treasury.wa.gov.au. Our future plans and goals are provided in our 2018-2021 Strategic Plan.

About you

We are looking for self-starters who are resilient, proactive and display a strong work ethic. You must also have strong conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to anticipate, analyse and manage economic and revenue issues and be able to evaluate both quantitative and qualitative data and information. The successful applicant will be a strong team player, but also able to work with a minimum of direction, identifying and advising on decision points and improvement opportunities.

Applicants should have a background in economics, econometrics and/or experience in economic forecasting.

We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate they have the following:

  • Shapes and Manages Strategy
  • Achieves Results
  • Builds Productive Relationships
  • Displays Personal Drive and Integrity
  • Communicates and Influences Effectively

You will also need to align with Treasury values of innovative thinking, committed people and working collaboratively.

How to Apply

  1. Apply online at http://www.jobs.wa.gov.au/.
  2. Read the Applicant Information Pack and Role Statement attached.
  3. Complete the online application form;
  • Provide a covering letter (no more than one page) explaining your interest in the position and what you would bring to the role;
  • Submit a comprehensive CV that clearly outlines your transferable skills and experience, and highlights your past key achievements (in Word or PDF format);
  • Submit a full academic transcript(s); and
  • Nominate two referees (preferably recent supervisors) who can comment on your skills, abilities, depth of experience and work performance. Referees will often be required to return completed reports within one week of your interview, therefore it is important to keep your referees informed during the process.

All capabilities outlined in the attached Treasury Capability Framework and the essential requirements will be assessed later in the process.

Applications close on Monday, 2 March 2020 at 9.00 pm (WST). Late and proforma applications will not be accepted. If you are having problems lodging your application online, please contact recruitment@treasury.wa.gov.au or (08) 6551 2417

For further information about this position, please contact Suhejla Hoti: suhejla.hoti@treasury.wa.gov.au or (08) 6551 2739 (not to be contacted for assistance with lodging your application).

Closing date: Monday, 2 March 2020 at 9.00 pm (WST)


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