Job Vacancy - BIS Oxford Economics - Economist (Consulting)

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.

The role

BIS Oxford Economics, part of Oxford Economics Group, is a leading independent economic forecasting and analysis company. The consulting team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for to hire multiple Economist. This would be an ideal opportunity for an Economist with experience in a similar role who wants to take the next step. As the market leader in economic forecasting and analysis, BIS Oxford Economics provides excellent career opportunities for ambitious people who want to apply the economics they have learnt at university to real world questions our clients pose. Our clients include leading private and public sector organisations in Australia and around the world.

As an Economist you will ideally have 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role and will be looking to further your career. You will hold a very good economics degree or similar. You will want to apply your robust quantitative skills and understanding of the economy to tangible questions and challenges posed by our clients. Your strong communication skills will enable you to present your findings in written and verbal formats. The role requires individuals to work across a variety of different sectors and be able to adapt their knowledge to the wide variety issues we tackle. Previous consulting experience would be advantageous but is not essential.

This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to be part of a rapidly growing organisation with offices situated around the world. We promote a friendly, collaborative, and innovative environment.

Skills and experience
Required
  • Undergraduate degree in Economics or related field (honours desired but not essential)
  • Must be highly organised and able to manage multiple deliverables at once
  • Candidate must have strong presentation and writing skills
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willing to develop programming skills such as Python or R
  • Must be a self-starter, with the drive to set and reach ambitious goals
  • You will be comfortable working and liaising with our clients who are typically senior management in large corporations and government organisations.
  • Must be a team player
  • The right to work in Australia 
Desired
  • Honours degree in Economics
  • Experience conducting econometric analysis.
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 28th May 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.

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