Western Australia

Senior Economist / Consultant

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Senior Economist / Consultant
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Canberra

Aither is a team of economic, public policy and strategy advisors that provide leading advice on water policy, markets, infrastructure and natural hazards. We deliver accurate and evidenced-based advice that inspires and enables positive change in the management of water and natural resources. To meet this vision, we value precision, integrity and commitment.

At Aither, you will get the opportunity to help shape a growing business, working alongside leading practitioners on a diverse range of interesting projects that matter. Aither offers a flexible, team-oriented environment where staff are committed to treating one another with respect and courtesy.

As a Senior Economist/Consultant, your role will be to:

  • manage a diverse range of complex projects;
  • undertake detailed economic analysis and provide advice to government and private sector clients;
  • mentor and support graduate consultants; and
  • bring initiative and creativity in applying these skills to generate valuable advice for clients.

The successful candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in one or more of the following areas, which are listed in no particular order:

  • regulatory economics and pricing;
  • cost benefit analysis, financial analysis and business case development for infrastructure projects; and
  • applied quantitative economic skills to inform policy issues in our key areas of work.

Applications that demonstrate the following will be highly regarded:

  • a combination of experience and skills in a number of the areas listed above;
  • an ability to link economic analysis to the broader policy and operating environment that regulated utilities operate in; and
  • experience in consulting.

As a certified B Corporation we take pride in continually challenging ourselves to discover new ways of improving our interactions with the community, the environment, our employees and our clients. Aither is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer, and we are actively seeking to increase our workplace diversity.

If you’re interested in working with some of Australia’s leading practitioners in a flexible and collegiate working environment, please send your CV and cover letter to Rod Coulton, via rod.coulton@aither.com.au by Wednesday, 16 May 2018.

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