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Agricultural Economist

PERSOLKELLY - Bundaberg Central, QLD

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PERSOLKELLY brings together the legacy and experience of four organisations that shaped the staffing landscape over the past century: Kelly Services, who pioneered the modern temporary help industry in 1946; SKILLED, who crafted the staffing industry in Australia in 1964; Programmed, the leading provider of operations and maintenance services across Australia and New Zealand; and PERSOLKELLY, the largest workforce solutions provider in APAC.

The role

Our client is a government entity. We are seeking an experienced Agricultural Economist for a 12 month assignment full time role based in Bundaberg.

Reporting to the Principal Agricultural Economist, you will be responsible for the following;

  • Provide economic support to DAF staff and projects through the delivery of high quality economic evaluation and extension services targeting improved profitability and sustainability.
  • Develop bio-economic models and use other economic analysis methods to assess agricultural production activities, natural resource management initiatives and policy analysis (gross margin analysis, cost benefit analysis, partial budgeting etc).
  • Use appropriate economic methodologies to analyse project data in a timely manner to ensure milestones are met and prepare discussion papers, reports, submissions and other associated correspondence on a range of issues.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain relationships in the following capacities: in multi-disciplinary teams; with providers of other forms of economic development services, including universities, other government agencies and the private sector; with collaborating organisations and research and development corporations to develop or assist in external projects.
  • Undertake projects and activities as required and self-organise work flows priorities and projects to ensure outcomes are met.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have;

  • Proven experience in a similar role within a government entity
  • Bachelors degree in economics, business or agriculture (including economics/business) is required. Experience in dealing with the agricultural sector and primary producers will be highly regarded.
  • You must have a drivers licence.
  • You will be required to undertake overnight travel in order to fulfil certain tasks.

NB: No accommodation or transport provided.

If this sounds like you, please apply now- we are reviewing applications.

Who are we

At PERSOLKELLY, our passion is - and always has been - putting you first.

We propel our people forward by supporting their careers in fresh ways, backed by our expertise and capability.

We're committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experience and perspectives.

We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

So it's over to you. If you would like to join our team, please APPLY now.

To learn more about working with PERSOLKELLY, we encourage you to visit our website.