Senior Economist
Transport For NSW
  • locationMacquarie Park, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 30 April 2021
  • locationMacquarie Park, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

About us Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate road, rail, bus and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do. About the team The Infrastructure and Place division is in the process of delivering a once-in-a generation multi-billion dollar program of public infrastructure works which will ease congestion, improve safety, create new places and connect communities for generations to come. We are dedicated and passionate team that is proud of the work we do and the supportive and flexible team culture we have built. The Pipeline Management team within the Development Branch of Infrastructure and Place, manages the project pipeline. We connect client and key stakeholder interfaces, setting Development’s strategic direction, alignment and commitment, while driving business case excellence and ensuring the achievement of successful outcomes for the Development portfolio, clients and customers. The opportunity Due to the unprecedented scale of investment in the Transport for NSW Future Transport strategy we have two exciting permanent opportunities for candidates who are operating at a Senior Economist level, to join the Pipeline Management team. These roles undertake economic appraisal of assigned transport projects by complying with national and NSW economic guidelines to inform economic viability, value for money and affordability in business case development. You will build rigorous and evidence-based economic models by drawing on input data from strategic and operational transport models, land use planning, transport network performance and broad macro and micro economic indicators. Through detailed economic modelling and analysis you will develop economic methodologies and frameworks to inform, assess and evaluate the economic and place-making benefits of transport projects according to client brief, customer outcomes, efficiency and sustainability. You will provide economic advisory and guidance to various project development teams to ensure high-level consistency and fit-for-purpose economic assessments of transport projects across Infrastructure and Place. Please click to view a copy of the role description. About you Successful candidates will have tertiary qualifications in economics, a related discipline or equivalent experience. Be able to demonstrate economic appraisal and assessment expertise as well as experience with Transport Business Case review development. Successful candidates will also possess excellent skills of establishing stakeholder relationships with internal project development teams, client-facing divisions, assurance and economics in Group Finance and Investment, and external review agencies including Infrastructure NSW, NSW Treasury, and Commonwealth infrastructure and transport agencies. Essential requirements: Tertiary qualifications in economics, a relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Salary and Benefits The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($135,989 – $152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here.

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Senior Economist

  • Job Details:
    Not disclosed AUD
    Macquarie Park, NSW, Any
  • Key Dates:
    30 April 2021
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  • Industry:
    Banking, Economics and Finance
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Job Description

About us Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate road, rail, bus and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do. About the team The Infrastructure and Place division is in the process of delivering a once-in-a generation multi-billion dollar program of public infrastructure works which will ease congestion, improve safety, create new places and connect communities for generations to come. We are dedicated and passionate team that is proud of the work we do and the supportive and flexible team culture we have built. The Pipeline Management team within the Development Branch of Infrastructure and Place, manages the project pipeline. We connect client and key stakeholder interfaces, setting Development’s strategic direction, alignment and commitment, while driving business case excellence and ensuring the achievement of successful outcomes for the Development portfolio, clients and customers. The opportunity Due to the unprecedented scale of investment in the Transport for NSW Future Transport strategy we have two exciting permanent opportunities for candidates who are operating at a Senior Economist level, to join the Pipeline Management team. These roles undertake economic appraisal of assigned transport projects by complying with national and NSW economic guidelines to inform economic viability, value for money and affordability in business case development. You will build rigorous and evidence-based economic models by drawing on input data from strategic and operational transport models, land use planning, transport network performance and broad macro and micro economic indicators. Through detailed economic modelling and analysis you will develop economic methodologies and frameworks to inform, assess and evaluate the economic and place-making benefits of transport projects according to client brief, customer outcomes, efficiency and sustainability. You will provide economic advisory and guidance to various project development teams to ensure high-level consistency and fit-for-purpose economic assessments of transport projects across Infrastructure and Place. Please click to view a copy of the role description. About you Successful candidates will have tertiary qualifications in economics, a related discipline or equivalent experience. Be able to demonstrate economic appraisal and assessment expertise as well as experience with Transport Business Case review development. Successful candidates will also possess excellent skills of establishing stakeholder relationships with internal project development teams, client-facing divisions, assurance and economics in Group Finance and Investment, and external review agencies including Infrastructure NSW, NSW Treasury, and Commonwealth infrastructure and transport agencies. Essential requirements: Tertiary qualifications in economics, a relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Salary and Benefits The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($135,989 – $152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here.


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