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Victorian Government 2022 Graduate Program: Economic Consultancy

THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT

We want Victoria to be innovative and reflective of the community we serve. Graduates join us because we offer meaningful work that directly impacts Victorians and offers incredible career opportunities. No other employer has such a diversity of roles. Work in a place where you can live our shared values, including integrity, respect and human rights.

THE GRADUATE PROGRAM

Complete 3 rotations in different departments over 12-months. You'll contribute to important work and make connections across government. You’ll try varied work on different topics. Along the way, you'll develop your talents and find new passions. 

The Economic consultancy stream is open to graduates with a major in economics and econometrics where you'll be putting your economics knowledge and analytical skills to good use. You’ll contribute to a prosperous Victoria and play a role in managing our economy. You can also be involved in the application of experimental economics, behavioural economics and market design principles to economic policy problems.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Exposure to 3 different economic consultancy roles in different government departments / agencies
  • A structured learning and development journey
  • Specialist training in economics consultancy that affects the government
  • Participation in executive mentoring
  • A promotion and pay rise to more than $72,000 on successful completion of the program
  • Collaboration with a large cohort of like-minded graduates
  • Opportunity to learn about the Victorian public service

SKILLS REQUIRED 

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving and analytical mindset
  • Adaptability and resilience 
  • Teamwork and stakeholder engagement 
  • Technical skills in economics and econometrics  

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Completed undergraduate or postgraduate degree between 1 Jan 2019 and 1 Jan 2022; and
  • Have a minimum of 6 units / subjects (major) in economics or econometrics; and
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident or have unrestricted working rights in Australia at time of application; and
  • Not be on a temporary graduate visa; and
  • Not have taken a voluntary redundancy from the Victorian public sector in the 3 years up to the program start date of 24 January 2022.

APPLICATION STAGES

  1. Online application form
  2. Online assessment
  3. Video interview
  4. Assessment centre 
  5. Employment offer

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PATHWAY 

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pathway provides culturally appropriate guidance and support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants through the recruitment and selection process. You'll be supported by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and other experienced professionals during the recruitment process and your career within the Victorian public sector. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pathway is part of the Victorian public sector’s 5-year Aboriginal employment strategy, Barring Djinang.

DISABILITY PATHWAY 

The Disability pathway provides graduates with disability access to safe and inclusive support and adjustments from a dedicated professional. It enables us to better understand you as an individual and assists with equitable access throughout the entire process. It can also include support during the graduate year. The Disability pathway is consistent with the Victorian Government’s Getting to work disability employment action plan.

HOW TO APPLY

The 2022 Victorian Government graduate program applications are open between 23 February and 9.59am AEDT 29 March 2021.

We are also accepting applications for our Accounting and finance, Generalist and Data analytics streams. Visit http://www.grads.vic.gov.au for more details.

HEAR FROM OUR GRADUATES

Read how Trinity applied her double degree in commerce and science into her work at the Victorian Agency for Health Information at https://bit.ly/2N6XT07

Lachie is a Yorta Yorta man from Shepparton who stepped outside his comfort zone to develop his professional skill set. Read his graduate story at https://bit.ly/3jWuS2X

Applying via the Disability pathway provided Anna a wealth of support including guidance from mentors and the Graduate Disability Liaison officer. Read her graduate story at https://bit.ly/3jWuTUz

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Economics

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen,

    ...
  • Locations:

    Melbourne

  • POSITION START DATE

    Jan 2022 (approx)

  • Salary

    $60,314 plus super

  • Program Duration

    Ongoing

  • Closing Date:28th Mar 2021, 10:59 pm

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