Project Officer Economic Policy Analysis

Personnel Area:        City Planning and Sustainability

Branch:                      City Planning and Economic Development

Salary Range:            AUD $77,766 - $88,776 per annum
                                    Remuneration stated is for full-time positions
Work type:                 Temporary Full-time up to 2 years

Brisbane City Council’s Economic Development team works to enhance Brisbane’s capacity for long-term economic growth.  The team coordinates and implements projects to attract industry, investment, jobs and visitors.

As the Project Officer for Economic Policy Analysis you will contribute to economic development strategies and project initiatives through innovative investigation, research and statistical analysis of trends, issues, and economic data, particularly ABS and Census data to identify implications for Council in shaping Brisbane.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • contributing to the economic development program through research, analysis and forecasting trend information
  • providing input in addressing economic development challenges
  • assisting in the preparation of advice, discussion papers and other written research
  • assisting in the development of comprehensive analysis outputs utilising Excel and other statistical software.


To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • economic analysis experience across a large organisation
  • proven technical skills in the analysis of city based economic performance
  • experience in sourcing, researching and analysing diverse sets of data
  • strong communication skills with the ability to manage stakeholder relationships.


This is a great role for a collaborative, professional, proactive and highly organised person. If you are passionate about what you do and have a willingness to share your knowledge, we would like to hear from you. Tertiary qualifications in economics, geography, business, commerce, or other disciplines relevant are desirable.

How to apply:  Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application.  Please upload your current resume and cover letter (of no more than one page) that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. 


This role will require a Criminal History Check.

Position Description: CLICK HERE

Benefits of working for Council: CLICK HERE


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For more information:  Please call Lindsay Peacock 07 3178 7506

Closing Date:  Monday, 19th July 2021, 11:59pm AEST

Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.

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