Economist (Data Analytics)

MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type
    Full Time

Job Description

Responsibilities

You will be part of a team of Economists/Data Scientists involving in research and ascertain emerging issues to inform policy formulation while conveying findings in accessible, visual forms to engage the public more effectively.  You will also be responsible in undertaking secretariat work to support the process of identifying emerging topics to be studied by the data analytics unit within the Economics Division (ECD).  In your role, you will be formulating strategies and conducting analysis for assigned topics while working closely with the project manager and the Corporate Communication Division Team to convey findings ahead of key events.

 

Requirements

·  Degree/Masters/PhD in a quantitative discipline: Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Engineering, or related disciplines.

·  1 to 2 years of experience in software programming or relevant work experience in technical field

·  Strong passion for empirical research and extensive experience solving complex problems using quantitative approaches

·  Keen sense in value of data and translation of business objectives into actionable analysis

·  Experience working with large real-time datasets

·  Good analytical and presentation skills to communicate complex quantitative analysis with clarity and precision

·  Proficiency with R, Python, MySQL and relevant visualisation techniques (e.g., Tableau and D3.js)

 


Closing on 28 Jun 2021