Western Australia

Senior Economist / Consultant

Senior Economist

  • Play a key role in supporting TCorp’s Investment Management, Financial Markets and client teams
  • Work closely with TCorp’s Chief Economist to provide economic and financial markets analysis and advice
  • Great opportunity to deliver positive impact for the people of NSW

TCorp (New South Wales Treasury Corporation) provides best-in-class investment management, financial management, solutions and advice to the New South Wales (NSW) public sector. With A$103 billion of assets under management, TCorp is a top five Australian investment manager and is the central borrowing authority of the state of NSW, with a balance sheet of A$99 billion. It is rated AAA by S&P and AAA by Moody’s.

TCorp champions and protects the financial interests of the state and delivers sustainable returns and financial efficiencies that allow its clients to achieve their broader business objectives.

TCorp delivers this through its expert team, ability to anticipate the future needs of the state and with a deep understanding of the unique needs of the NSW Government family. We work exclusively for the NSW Government and public sector entities.

The Distribution & Client Relationships team develops and maintains broad and robust relationships with our clients and key government sector stakeholders, working across TCorp to drive quality outcomes, continuous improvement, market share and growth.

Reporting to the Chief Economist and as a key member of the broader team, the Senior Economist will be primarily involved in economic and financial market analysis and advice to TCorp’s clients and investors, adding value through interpretation of economic events and recommending appropriate strategies; undertaking research analysis for the balance sheet, liability portfolio management and investment management business lines; creating and maintaining strong relationships with financial markets counterparts; representing TCorp in client committee and senior management presentations on behalf of the Chief Economist; and contributing to thought leadership articles to support TCorp’s strategic initiatives - raising awareness of TCorp and the value we bring to the state.

Key outcomes and accountabilities in this role will include, amongst other things: supporting the Chief Economist in the provision of all economic analysis and forecasting requirements for TCorp; taking the lead in working with the General Government team to provide analysis and general economic assistance and furthering those client relationships through presentations, discussions, research, and reporting; providing input to client currency and interest rate forecasts; liaising with NSW Treasury to provide economic insights, forecasts and direction on financial markets developments and trends; promoting TCorp’s profile in domestic and international circles through establishing press contacts and a networks of economists.

To succeed in this role, you will have relevant tertiary qualifications (e.g. economics/financial mathematics); knowledge of NSW government and public sector finance; 8+ years financial markets experience; proven strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to tailor communications for the audience; ability to quickly establish trust and credibility with a range of internal and external stakeholders; and the flexibility to respond quickly to stakeholders’ needs and requests as they arise. 

At TCorp we actively collaborate with our stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for our clients and the state of NSW. We aim to build an inclusive culture so we can benefit from each employee’s unique perspective and contribution. We also understand the importance of flexible working and we support our people to balance their commitments and thrive both professionally and personally.

Please submit your application via our careers portal and include a cover letter setting out how your background and capabilities align to our selection criteria and how this role fits with your career goals. Please also note your salary expectations in the relevant section of the portal. No agency candidates please.

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Closes 27 November

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