From the Chamber’s Aebhric McGibney:
Job Title: Economist
Reporting to: Director of Public & International Affairs
Company: Dublin Chamber
Location: 7 Clare St. Dublin 2
Dublin Chamber is recruiting an Economist to work as part of the Chamber’s dedicated policy team.
The Economist will be responsible for the development and dissemination of accurate, timely reports and analyses.
- Research and policy development.
- Prepare economic research and policy positions on issues of relevance to the Dublin business community.
- Analyse and disseminate information on Dublin and the Irish economy.
- Analyse public policy developments for their impact on Dublin and on business.
- Draft key policy documents and reports.
- Contribute to the research agenda of the department, including servicing policy taskforces.
- Prepare member-driven submissions to Government and contribute to Dublin Chamber’s work on policy briefs which enhance its reputation as a thought-leader on policy research.
Competencies & Qualifications
- Honours degree in economics or closely related discipline. A relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage.
- Thorough understanding of economic theory and policy, and current economic issues.
- Familiarity with economic data sources and other information.
- Excellent numerical analysis and report writing skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to communicate succinctly and utilise a range of communication methods as appropriate.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
- Strong IT skills
- Ability to work in team environment
This challenging and rewarding role requires building close professional relationship with senior leaders in business, research institutions and the public sector.
The ideal candidate will have 5 year’s relevant experience. This is a full time permanent contract, with salary commensurate with experience. Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm Friday 28th July.
Many posts on this blog are of the ‘event’ or job posting category, so I’ve created an ‘events’ tab which integrates with calendars and so forth, and this is over to the right. Posters can add a new event in exactly the same way as new posts.
Readers may be interested in the evidence given by Aedin Doris, Darragh Flannery, Shaen Corbet and Charlie Larkin on the subject of income contingent loans.
This is a very important job, directing something many people including me have called for for years. The particulars for the role are here. The PBO will be a key part of the new budgetary framework for the state and the Director role is obviously vital to achieving sound fiscal policy. You can apply for the job here.
From the ad:
The Houses of the Oireachtas Service is the independent civil service agency which supports the running of both Houses of the Oireachtas (Dáil and Seanad Éireann) and provides administrative services on behalf of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission.
The establishment of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) is a key strategic priority for the Oireachtas in the context of the current Parliamentary Reform Agenda.
The Director will drive the establishment and shape the role of the PBO in consultation with members and other stakeholders. S/he will develop and manage the service capacity of the PBO, will set the strategic vision, provide leadership and deliver objectives.
The successful candidate will have:
• an understanding of fiscal governance requirements and the Irish budgetary process, including key constraints on budgetary policy which applies to general government revenue and expenditure;
• the ability to set the strategic direction and vision for the work of the Parliamentary Budget Office, having regard to the external environment, including the international, EU, and broader public policy and political context;
• a proven track record of significant achievement at a senior level that demonstrates leadership, management and interpersonal skills required for this role.
The Annual IMF Article IV mission to Ireland is taking place for the first two weeks of May. The IMF Special Issues Papers seminar will be hosted at the new Central Bank HQ, North Wall Quay.
The seminar takes place on Monday May 8th from 10am, Heaney Room, 7th Floor, Central Bank of Ireland, NWQ.
For access and security arrangements can you please let email@example.com know if you intend to come.
730 days to go, and questions for us all. Worth putting up a thread on this today.
The ESRI’s Pete Lunn and David Duffy apply some fairly fancy econometrics in the latest issue of the Economic and Social Review to show what Leinster supporters like myself know simply by looking into our hearts. BOD is the greatest.
Nobody show this to Ryle Nugent.