||Economic Policy Officer (expected vacancy)
||Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
||$74,741 - $84,954
||APS Level 6
|Agency Employment Act:
||PS Act 1999
AusAID is seeking economists at the APS 6 level to provide advice that shapes the direction and nature of AusAID’s investments to help in partner countries. By applying rigorous analytical tools and economic concepts you will assist the Government to achieve results and value for money at a time of growth and expansion of the aid program. You will develop a deep understanding of the economies that we work in. This will allow you to provide advice that explains the linkages within these economies and therefore the impact of different aid
Based in Canberra, with opportunities for overseas travel, you will work in multidisciplinary teams with sector experts and development specialists to advise on the design and delivery projects that help developing countries. Your strong capability to conduct economic analysis will be complemented with the ability to work across a range of policy areas such as health, education, social protection, infrastructure or public sector reform. Ideally you will have relevant experience in developing countries or an ability to apply economic concepts in a public policy context.
To be a suitable candidate for these challenging roles you will thrive in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment. Your impressive personal drive, intellectual rigour and professional credibility will be complemented by strong interpersonal skills, good judgement and a strong results orientation.
Candidates must be Australian citizens. This is a security assessed role and you will be required to either have, or be able to obtain, a security clearance at Negative Vetting 1 level.
AusAID employees at this level should have a willingness and the ability to serve overseas in a developing country at some time in the future. Some travel may be required.
A bachelor or higher degree in economics (or related degree with a strong economics component) is required.
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term
Positions offered will be on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis. Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a period of up to 18 months, with the possibility of extension.
||Nicole Hoffman, 02 6178 5527
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