CAREERS

Economic Senior Analyst

Location

Sydney, Australia

About the position

Do you want to apply cutting-edge economics, finance, and policy skills to the big problems facing Australia, South East Asia and the world? Can you marshall evidence and logic to answer questions like:

  • What should governments do about climate change?
  • How can we ensure energy security?
  • When should competitors be allowed to merge?
  • How can public-private partnerships help rebuild our infrastructure?

Can you communicate the answers in clear, compelling language? Do you like to work hard, pushing yourself to achieve excellence? Can you manage client-facing advisory projects, or would you like to learn how? Do you have relevant or transferable experience, great grades in a relevant degree, integrity, confidence, and a passion for teamwork?

If so, Castalia wants you as a Senior Analyst in our Sydney-based team. Working on international and Australia-based projects with colleagues in our Auckland, Wellington, Washington, Paris, and Bogotá offices, you can be part of a high-performing multi-disciplinary group solving genuinely important problems. Our clients include development agencies like the World Bank, major infrastructure investors, Government policy makers and regulators.

Pay is competitive with the market and depends on your own skills and experience.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking to hire professionals with 3-5 years’ experience and a degree in Economics, Finance, Law, Public Policy, Operations Research or Engineering who would be responsible for research, economic and financial analysis of infrastructure services related to privately financed and delivered projects., The Analyst would be responsible for producing written and visual outputs to clearly and concisely communicate the results of analysis and modelling to clients. The Analyst would also support the firm’s business development efforts including performing market and company research, giving presentations, and preparing Expressions of Interest for domestic and international projects.

Skills and qualifications for this position

We will only consider candidates who have:

  • A strong grasp of microeconomics
  • Excellent skills in English, including the ability to synthesize complex issues clearly and concisely in writing
  • Understanding of the energy sector
  • Excellent academic standing
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A graduate degree in economics, finance, law, public policy or other related degree
  • Professionalism and self-motivation, including an ability to:
    • Work well in cross-cultural environments
    • Work well in a team
    • Learn quickly and take initiative to teach oneself needed skills
    • Apply theory to real world problems
    • Take professional ownership of one’s work
  • Willingness to travel internationally.

Desirable characteristics for this position

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Post-graduate degree
  • 2-5 years of experience at a consulting firm, an energy sector entity, or an International Financial Institution.

Posted: January 31, 2020

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You won’t be able to save your progress once you’ve started an application, so please have the following information and documents ready:

  • One-page cover letter explaining why you want to work at Castalia, why you think you would be a valuable addition to our team, how you possess the ‘skills and qualifications required for this position’, and an indication of your salary expectations
  • A comprehensive resume / CV
  • Your most recent university transcript and any indicators of academic excellence
  • An example of written work in English (3-5 pages) that you have produced recently and demonstrates your analytic and writing ability.

We emphasize professionalism and excellence in the presentation and content of our work, and will only consider applications that include all documents listed above in the required content and format.

Application deadline: February 29, 2020

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You won’t be able to save your progress once you’ve started an application, so please have the following information and documents ready:

  • One-page cover letter explaining why you want to work at Castalia, why you think you would be a valuable addition to our team, how you possess the ‘skills and qualifications required for this position’, and an indication of your salary expectations
  • A comprehensive resume / CV
  • Your most recent university transcript and any indicators of academic excellence
  • An example of written work in English (3-5 pages) that you have produced recently and demonstrates your analytic and writing ability.

We emphasize professionalism and excellence in the presentation and content of our work, and will only consider applications that include all documents listed above in the required content and format.

Application deadline: February 29, 2020

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

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Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

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+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (0)1 84 60 02 00
64-66 Rue des Archives
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

Castalia-logo-negative-2col
PROJECTS          NEWS         CONTACT
© Copyright 2019 Castalia. All rights reserved.
Terms | Privacy | Credits | Sitemap