Deloitte Access Economics - Agri & Environmental Economist


We are looking for an experienced economist or public policy advisor to join us either in our Melbourne or Canberra office (location is flexible).

What will your typical day look like?

You are a systematic yet creative economist, who loves using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical frameworks, models and techniques to assess issues relating to the economics of agriculture, agribusiness, natural resources and environment.

You will capture your findings in reports and craft compelling presentations to influence key decision makers in the nation's largest commercial organisations and Government.

About the team

Join Australia’s largest team of economists in delivering rare insights to help public and private sector organisations plan for the future. We offer economic and policy advisory services to clients across government and the private and not-for-profit sectors, and pride ourselves on providing the highest calibre analysis and advice. Every single day with Deloitte Access Economics (DAE) is different.

The Agribusiness & Natural Resource Management team (within DAE) is a specialist practice that operates nationally. We provide the highest quality analysis and advice to the most complex policy issues and challenges and imperatives of sustainable economic development and drivers of growth for Australian agribusiness. This includes agribusiness (across all industries), natural resources (including water, forestry and fishing) and environmental issues (such as waste, native vegetation, land management and climate change).

Our advice applies a variety of analytical frameworks, models and techniques, informed by the latest economic theory as well as insights from other disciplines in social science and public policy.

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Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

We’re looking for an Associate Director or a Director candidate, this means that you will have a minimum of eight years of experience as an economist, project manager, researcher or policy advisor, potentially in consulting or specialist economic agencies within the Australian or State Governments.

You will bring a combination of the following skills, attributes and experiences to our team:

  • A degree in economics, public policy, or other related disciplines, with strong academic results
  • Formal qualification and/or experience in agricultural economics, agricultural science, environmental economics, or natural resources is essential
  • An agile working style with the ability to manage multiple research projects
  • Good critical thinking skills, adeptness in a project team environment, confidence working with/interpreting data, and a motivation (and agility) to learn from and with your colleagues
  • A passion for policy and the application of frameworks and theory to real world issues, in particular a genuine interest in regional Australia

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we believe that creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion is the responsibility of all of us and central to our ability to execute on strategy. We know that at the intersection of diversity and inclusion lies an area rich with fresh, innovative ideas and creativity - which drives a better employee experience and ultimately - better outcomes. Respect and inclusion are our core values and we encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disability. We are also happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.

Next Steps

Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Apply now!

If you’ve got any questions about this role, you can contact Juliette Jamoneau from the Talent Acquisition team.

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