Graduate Economist

Melbourne, Australia Countrywide
28 Oct 2016
03 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate interested in applying their economics training to real life problems. Forming part of the wider Economics and Strategic Advisory team, the successful candidate will take a central role in undertaking research and analytical tasks including market data analysis, economic and financial modelling and report writing.

To succeed in this role it is important that you feel comfortable writing reports as well as undertaking the technical economic modelling including cost-benefit analysis. Day to day tasks include providing advice on infrastructure projects, writing business cases to help state and federal government agencies secure funding and conducting key technical aspects of projects with the guidance and support of our senior economists.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have Commerce background with a major in in economics. Demonstrated experience in the economic analysis field as well as experience in the transport, infrastructure, mining or natural resource sectors would be advantageous. Prior experience in policy analysis, investment appraisal and business case development would also be favourable.

If you have a keen interest in economics and are excited by the opportunities provided by a global multi-disciplinary consultancy, then we are keen to hear from you.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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