Australian Embassy - Economic Researcher(LE6)

The Economic Researcher is a key part of the Treasury team. They help us identify, interpret and communicate emerging issues in the Chinese economy. The Economic Researcher also helps us to foster and maintain relationships with relevant local contacts. To do this effectively, the Economic Researcher should have detailed knowledge of the Chinese economy and financial markets. They will have relevant experience to draw on, but will also be able to develop a basic understanding of unfamiliar or complex parts of the economy in relatively short periods of time.  A key part of the role is maintaining this knowledge under limited supervision by building a network of contacts, monitoring the economic and financial news and by analysing data and reports released by the National Bureau of Statistics and other institutions.

Submit an application via email to beijing.hrrecruitment@dfat.gov.au by 5:00pm, Thursday 9 September 2021.

Applications received after the closing date and time may not be considered. The subject line of your email should include the Position Number and Position Title you are applying for.

Your application, written in English, must include:

  • Completed ‘Application for Locally Engaged Staff Employment’. See Attachment A.

  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)

  • Your application pitch (maximum 750 words). See Attachment B and tips on writing a pitch below.

Applications must be in either Microsoft Word or PDF format, with a maximum email size of 3MB.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources section at beijing.hrrecruitment@dfat.gov.au .