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Date: January 19, 2021

Our team is currently hiring for two (2) contract positions. 


Major Projects Researcher - Contract Position

Overview

APEC is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy.  

APEC’s Major Projects Inventory is a project database of the major capital investment activities across Atlantic Canada. The Major Projects Researcher reports to the Director of Major Projects.

Responsibilities

  • This position involves the collection of primary data and information from companies and government departments across Atlantic Canada for the Inventory
  • The position requires calls and emails to project proponents, as well as online research to identify the information
  • This is an excellent opportunity to develop experience in applied research in a business setting and gain insight into the key industries driving the Atlantic economy
  • There may also be an opportunity to support other ongoing research projects at APEC

Qualifications

  • previous research experience in a business setting
  • a bachelors or graduate degree in business or economics
    (other backgrounds will be considered if the candidate has research experience)
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • a strong Excel background and experience maintaining databases
  • effective organizational skills
  • a strong understanding of the Atlantic Canadian economy
  • solid writing skills and the ability to synthesise complex information
  • an understanding of the construction sector would be an asset
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada. APEC considers you eligible to work in Canada if you are:
    a Canadian citizen, or a permanent resident of Canada, or hold current and valid authorization (i.e., a work permit) to engage in employment

This is a remote-working opportunity. The candidate must have access to a reliable personal computer, internet, and the ability to videoconference via Zoom.

Duration
The position is for a length of 14 weeks (30-35 hours per week) starting February 8th, 2021.

Compensation
$21-25/hour depending on qualifications

Deadline for submission
Monday, February 1st, 2021


For more information about APEC please visit our website at www.apec-econ.ca

To apply for this position, please submit your merged cover letter and resume explaining your qualifications, with subject line: Major Projects Researcher, to:

Lise Brooks
Manager of Finance and Operations
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
lise.brooks@apec-econ.ca

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


Economic Researcher - Contract Position

Overview

APEC is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical research experience with a respected regional research organization focused on key economic topics facing Atlantic Canada.

Responsibilities
Economic research including data collection, literature review, analysis and report writing.

Qualifications

  • recent university graduate from a masters or undergraduate economics program.
  • previous research experience
  • strong Excel background
  • excellent writing skills
  • well-organized
  • knowledge of the Atlantic Canadian economy is an asset
  • Experience analysing survey data and using tools such as Survey Monkey would be an asset
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada. APEC considers you eligible to work in Canada if you are:
    a Canadian citizen, or a permanent resident of Canada, or hold current and valid authorization (i.e., a work permit) to engage in employment

This is a remote-working opportunity. The candidate must have access to a reliable personal computer, internet, and the ability to videoconference via Zoom. 

Duration
The position is for at least 12 weeks (35 hours per week) starting February 8th.

Compensation
$21-25/hour depending on qualifications

Deadline for submission
Monday, February 1st, 2021

For more information about APEC please visit our website at www.apec-econ.ca

To apply for this position, please submit your merged cover letter and resume explaining your qualifications, with subject line: Economic Researcher, to:

Lise Brooks
Manager of Finance & Operations
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
lise.brooks@apec-econ.ca

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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