Economist or Senior Economist
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC), Atlantic Canada’s foremost independent economic research organization, is looking to expand, strengthen and diversify its team of researchers.
From COVID-19 to demographics, digitalization to global value chains, the environment to inclusive growth, APEC is on the forefront of analysing the most important issues for Atlantic Canada’s economy. Check out our recent publications, webinars and presentations on our website.
The APEC Advantage
Working at APEC provides several unique benefits. These characteristics of the role will help you decide if APEC is the right fit for you.
We need someone with a proven track record who can demonstrate they have provided insightful and relevant economic analysis, can write clearly and succinctly for non-economists, is a solid and effective communicator and understands how to provide value to clients.
Ideally, we are looking for an economist with 3-5 years relevant experience who would be able to move into a senior economist role within 1-2 years, or an economist with 5-7 years experience who would be able to quickly transition into a leadership role as a senior economist with APEC.
Required Skills and Qualifications
We think economics and rely on quantitative and qualitative data for our insights. Your capacity to analyse data as an economist is foundational for everything we do.
Almost everything we do is published, presented or posted on social media. Your ability to identify the story the data are telling us, communicate that story clearly and succinctly, and to explain what it means for businesses and governments, is essential for our mission.
We are a small, highly interdependent team. What you do counts. So does our reputation as a trusted source of insights.
We need someone who can demonstrate their potential to transition into a leadership role within our research team.
APEC’s research team has traditionally been based in its Halifax office. However, this position is open to anyone able to live and work within an easy commute of any of the major Atlantic cities in which we hold events (Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton, Charlottetown and St. John’s). Remote employees are required to videoconference on a weekly basis and meet with APEC’s team in Halifax on a regular basis.
Term and Salary
APEC offers a competitive salary which will reflect your skills, experience and ability to add value to our work.APEC offers a health benefits package and a matched contribution group RRSP plan for permanent employees. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated in accordance with APEC’s employee policies and APEC would be open to a secondment option.
Applicants should send a merged cover letter and resume, clearly indicating how they meet the above requirements, by4pm AT, Nov. 22, 2021to firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Economist
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit https://www.apec-econ.ca/about-us/to learn more about our values and our research activities and events. We would like to thank all those who apply for this position but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
APEC provides a work environment that supports equality, teamwork, fairness and respect among all employees. All employment decisions are made without consideration of age, colour, creed, disability, ethnic or national origin, family status, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, political belief, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or source of income.