Graduate Economic Research & Analytics Officer

at Palladium International
Published September 4, 2022
Location Brisbane, Australia
Category Research  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Project Overview:

 

The Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) works with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) to support the administration of the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme and facilitate opportunities for Australian employers to connect with workers from the Pacific and Timor-Leste. The PLF is managed by Palladium and has been established as a trusted intermediary in supporting Australia-Pacific circular labour mobility.

 

Role Overview: The Economics Research and Analytics Officer will be responsible for assisting with PLF’s day-to-day work on economic analyses, including industry assessments and labour market analyses; quantitative and qualitative research to improve program outcomes; quantifying the economic impacts of the Scheme; and responding to ad-hoc requests regarding economic analysis.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Collect, manage and synthesis credible data from a broad variety of sources

Maintain economic databases being used for research and analyses

Assist in undertaking PLF’s economics and quantitative research agenda, including (but not limited to) labour market analyses, industry assessments, economic impact analyses, visa projections, productivity analyses, cost of living analyses, cost benefit analyses and other relevant research/evaluations

Assist with developing and maintaining persuasive reporting products, including policy analyses, reports, inputs into PLF’s reporting and planning milestones, and reports for external stakeholders detailing the economic impacts of the program

Collaborate with other members of the PLF team and assist in disseminating research and analytical results in a way that fosters learning amongst PLF stakeholders

Work with other members of the Quality, Learning and Performance (QLP) team and contribute to economic and analytical tasks as requested

Assist in maintaining collaborative partnerships and networks with relevant organisations and consultants undertaking economic research on labour mobility

Requirements:

 

A completed degree or in final year in economics, statistics, commerce or other relevant discipline

Interest in economic development in regional Australia and international development in the Pacific context

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information for non-technical audiences

Time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality outputs

Benefits:

 

Flexible working arrangements – work from home 2 days per week

Modern office in central CBD location

Great team culture with social activities and events

Working for a program that is making positive impact

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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