Economist & Senior Economist


BIS Oxford Economics, part of global Oxford Economics Group, is a leading independent economics and industry forecasting company and now offers an ideal opportunity for an experienced Economist or Senior Economist who wants to take the next step. As the market leader, BIS Oxford Economics provide excellent career opportunities, working with our Economists, Consultants and Forecasters to deliver the economic information our clients need.

BIS Oxford Economics is looking to hire an Economist and a Senior Economist for its fast growing Construction and Infrastructure consulting team.

As an Economist you will ideally have at least 2-3 years experience undertaking and managing high quality industry research and analysis. You will hold a very good economics degree or similar (honours preferred) with a proven record of managing research projects. You will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to identify and respond to client needs. You will understand how infrastructure and construction industry developments are affected by – and impacts – the broader economy and want to take the next steps to become an expert in the field.

As a Senior Economist you will ideally have at least 5 years experience winning, undertaking and managing high quality research and analysis related to infrastructure or construction. You will be known in your field and looking for an opportunity to grow professionally and take a leadership role. You will hold a very good economics degree or similar (honours preferred). You will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, be able to identify and respond to client needs independently or as part of a team and have the experience, capability and drive to grow BIS Oxford Economics’ consultancy work.

This is an ideal opportunity to advance your career. BIS Oxford Economics is a rapidly growing organisation with offices located around the world. We promote a friendly, collaborative and high achieving environment. You will be working with recognised industry experts with 20-30 years’ experience, with internal and external training to develop or hone your economic and professional skills.

Skills and Experience: Required
  • Undergraduate degree in Economics or related field (honours preferred)
  • You will be comfortable working and liaising with our clients who are typically senior management in large corporations and government organisations locally and globally.
  • Must be highly organised and able to manage multiple deliverables at once
  • Candidate must have strong numeric, analytical and writing skills
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be a self-starter, with the drive to set and reach ambitious goals
  • Must be a team player
Skills and Experience: Desired
  • Advanced degree in Economics
  • Experience conducting industry or economic research and analysis
  • Deep understanding of Australia’s construction and infrastructure markets
About BIS Oxford Economics

BIS Oxford Economics is part of the global Oxford Economics Group and was formed following the acquisition of BIS Shrapnel by Oxford Economics in 2017. BIS Shrapnel was founded in 1964 and was a market leader in Australia in the provision of macroeconomic and industry research, analysis and forecasting, with detailed expertise in the building, construction, mining, property, transport and forestry industries as well as market research.

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 economic 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 2000 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 500 full-time people, 50 within Australia and more than 400 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.

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, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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