Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Assistant Director, Budget Policy Division Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Assistant Director,  …

Australian Government Department of the Treasury
in Canberra, Australian Capital, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Australian Government Department of the Treasury
in Canberra, Australian Capital, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Department of The Treasury

Treasury is looking for talented, team-orientated, and highly motivated staff to fill a number of Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Assistant Director positions in the Budget Policy Division (BPD).

BPD supports sound and informed Government decision-making, promotes strong and sustainable fiscal settings and supports Government accountability, public trust and transparency. The division is unique within Treasury in having visibility across the whole policy landscape and fiscal position. BPD officers work collaboratively across Treasury, with the Department of Finance and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and with external organisations (such as Australian Office of Financial Management).

BPD has a strong and inclusive team culture, that values empowering all staff to perform at their best.

About the role

Your responsibilities could include:

  • delivering budget updates and drafting budget material, including working with other teams across Treasury to innovate how budget is delivered
  • monitoring and analysing the fiscal outlook and debt position across the forward estimates and the medium term
    providing advice to Government and Treasury senior executives on progress against the Economic and Fiscal Strategy and budget priorities
  • undertaking research and analysis on a range of topical issues, including the use of fiscal policy in supporting economic recovery.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for candidates who:

  • can work effectively in a fast-paced and shifting environment
  • have enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
  • have demonstrated initiative and sound judgment
  • are team players who can develop and sustain productive working relationships
  • are comfortable working with data (not required for all roles)
  • are organised and possess strong co-ordination skills.

Successful Assistant Director applicants will also need to:

  • build team capability through coaching others, providing performance feedback, conflict resolution and encouraging career development
  • recommend strategic directions for their unit, and effectively manage contending priorities when achieving outcomes
  • work collaboratively with the Director to build team capability and deliver on team outcomes
  • act as the Director on occasion.

Applications should clearly identify the level applied for.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Tertiary qualification(s) in finance, business, including, but not limited to, economics, accounting or public policy.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates with two years' relevant experience for APS5 roles, three to four years' experience for APS6 roles, and at least five years’ relevant work experience for EL1 roles.

How to apply

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Treasury is well-known for delivering the Budget which shapes all Australian Government services, however we do much more than that. We cover the waterfront of policy – everything from working with the states and territories on significant public policy matters; forming a view about the global and domestic economic conditions; and shaping the tax, superannuation and financial systems that are fundamental to how our economy functions.

As Australia’s leading economic adviser, Treasury serves the Australian people by helping the Government manage domestic and international opportunities and pressures. We also engage widely across all regions and sectors. In leveraging our presence in Sydney, Melbourne and a newly established Perth office, we work to strengthen the Treasury’s links with the business community, non‑government organisations, academia and other policy-focussed institutions and consumers.

Treasury also provides some of the best employment opportunities in the public services, across all sectors and regions including key global markets.

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