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SENIOR ECONOMIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Pension, Income Security and Research Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    20PEC - Ecomcs & Stat (Ama Unit) PEC20
Salary:    $76,666.00 - $99,591.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53006
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Are you looking for a role where your efforts can have a direct impact on the citizens of Ontario? Consider this opportunity to showcase your quantitative analysis and research skills in supporting policy development related to taxes, pensions and Ontario's income support programs.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• conduct economic, statistical and quantitative research and analysis
• create quantitative models and computer simulations that estimate economic impacts of government programs and tax policies
• manage projects and provide leadership to junior staff
• convey quantitative issues and analysis in presentations and briefing materials to senior management
• develop and maintain a network of contacts with internal and external stakeholders

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:
• You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in economics, finance, statistics or a related discipline
• You understand the issues related to competitiveness, personal and corporate taxes, commodity taxes, pension and income support programs

Quantitative Research and Statistical Analysis Skills:
• You have demonstrated experience with econometric analysis, including multiple linear and non-linear regression, limited dependent and qualitative variable, neural-network and non-parametric regression models
• You have demonstrated quantitative research and statistical analysis skills to support policy development related to commodity taxes, pensions and income support programs

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You have proven oral and written communication skills
• You can convey quantitative issues and analysis in presentations and briefing materials to senior management
• You have interpersonal skills to work in a team and to provide leadership to junior staff
• You are able to develop and maintain contacts in the public and private sectors

Project Management Skills:
• You have project management skills to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• You are able to manage multiple issues, keep them moving forward and propose quantitative solutions

Computer Modelling Skills:
• You have demonstrated computer modelling skills to guide the development of quantitative models and computer simulations that estimate economic impacts of government programs and tax policies

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 7 Queens Park Cr, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Friday, April 5, 2013
 
Note:
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • T-FN-53006/13

    As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position is Level 6 with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $99,600.00
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, April 19, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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