Job Vacancy - Oxford Economics - Economist (Sydney)

BIS Oxford Economics, part of Oxford Economics Group, is a leading independent economics, construction and property forecasting company. We are looking for an experienced consultant to lead our economic consulting unit, with a particular focus on leading asset transaction due diligence engagements.  As the market leader, BIS Oxford Economics provide excellent career opportunities, with the team working across a range of different sectors to deliver the economic information our clients need. 

The role

In this role you’ll combine your knowledge of macroeconomics with modelling and programming skills, to develop economic models that can explain the shifts and trends we see in the real world. You’ll also get the chance to interact directly with our clients, to find out more about the challenges they face and how we can support them. You’ll also be connected with the rest of the team here in Sydney – we’re a friendly bunch, and we strongly encourage collaboration across teams – and the broader OE group, who are based around the world.

Skills and Experience: Required

  • Undergraduate degree in Economics or related field (honours desired but not essential)
  • Willing to develop programming skills in languages such as R or Python
  • Strong presentation and writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A self-starter, with the drive to set and reach ambitious goals
  • Intellectual curiosity about economics and how it can be applied to real world situations
  • A team player, who enjoys working with and learning from others


Skills and Experience: Desired

  • Honours degree in Economics
  • Experience building economic and econometric models
  • Experience programming in R or python
How to apply

Please click Apply Now to send your CV (resumé) and cover letter and complete the online application form. Your cover letter should explain how you meet our requirements and what you could bring to the role. 

The deadline for applications is the 13th August 2021. However, early application is strongly recommended.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

About BIS Oxford Economics

Following the acquisition of BIS Shrapnel by Oxford Economics in 2017 a new entity was formed called BIS Oxford Economics which forms part of the Oxford Economics Group. The Oxford Economics Group was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on 200 countries, 100 industrial sectors and over 4,000 cities. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1500 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney, Oxford Economics has 24 offices across the globe. We employ over 350 full-time people, 50 within Australia and more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.


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