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Associate Director, Economics

Westpac Banking Corporation Sydney, Australia
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
Associate Director, Economics
Job Description

  • Permanent Roles
  • Sydney based - hybrid working
  • Incredible opportunity to join Westpac's Economics team.

How will I help?

The Westpac Economics team is looking for two Economists/Senior Economists (Senior Associate /Associate Director) to assist in delivering a large volume of high-quality data, analytics, reporting and insights on the domestic and global economy to help equip customer's and bankers to make informed decisions. The roles will involve contributing to the Westpac Economics forecasts, which encompass key variables describing the economic environment, financial market pricing and drivers of Westpac's balance sheet growth and performance. You will also be responsible for dealing with a wide range of customers and internal stakeholders - at Senior Economist (Associate Director) level, you can expect to be assigned a segment of the Westpac group business to relationship manage Westpac Economics' engagement and offerings. In addition to this you will:

  • Produce, develop and manage regular reports on economic and financial market developments, including daily updates, and other customer-tailored analysis and media coverage in a style suitable for a range of audiences.
  • Work closely with the Chief Economist and other team members to deliver timely, market-leading insights and knowledge on the economy and the segments and industries our customers operate in, ensuring that the team retains its reputation for top-quality, independent economic analysis and insights.
  • Deliver economic presentations to customers, including internal stakeholders.
  • Help contribute to the reputation of the Bank by developing a strong reputation for economics, including reports, presentations, media presence and analysis.

What's in it for me?

Inspiring locations. Flexible workspaces and an opportunity to help shape the economic policy conversation in Australia.

Plus, the backing and great benefits from one of the most refreshing employers in Australia. For example, you'll be able to have access to some of the best banking, wealth and insurance benefits in the market, be paid well, as well as an entire suite of online learning and career planning tools so you can grow.

Whatever shape your family takes, we offer generous paid and unpaid parental leave for your nominated primary and support carers. This includes leave to organise adoptions, surrogacy, and foster care arrangements. And we continue to pay your super contributions while you take all the time you need to get your new family settled.

What do I need?

Appointment at either Senior Economist (Associate Director) or Economist (Senior Associate) will be dependent on the applicant's experience. A role at either level will require candidates to have sound knowledge of key economic data and econometric forecasting methods and strong quantitative aptitude. Experience in time series and other forecasting methods will be an advantage. You will be able to work to tight deadlines and have strong presentation, communication and stakeholder engagement skills. Advantageous skills include knowledge of financial markets data analysis (including Bloomberg) and knowledge of Python and/or Macrobond (or demonstrated track record of picking up new packages and languages quickly).

What's it like to work there?

For the past 200 years, we've been backing people, businesses, communities, and ideas. As Australia's first bank, we've adapted and evolved, inspired by our customers and a genuine desire to create better futures.

Together, we're creating better futures for all our people, customers, communities, and shareholders. This has been our enduring Purpose.

We make change happen in the community. It's our shared vision of a safer, greener and more inclusive world that sees us back new ideas, innovations and individuals who are creating better futures.

Together, we're creating better futures for all our people, customers, communities, and shareholders. This has been our enduring Purpose.

We inspire our people and together we are creating better futures . It's our passion for embracing diversity and creating opportunities that enables them to dream big and fulfil their potential.

We empower our customers . It's our strength, agility and heart that gives them the confidence to navigate change and forge new paths. Empowered, our customers are creating better futures.

We make change happen in the community . It's our shared vision of a safer, greener and more inclusive world that sees us back new ideas, innovations and individuals who are creating better futures.

We deliver for our shareholders by creating better futures together . It's our ability to generate value for this generation and the next, which makes our shareholders proud to invest in us.

How do I Apply?

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At Westpac we are committed to providing a supportive culture and creating diverse, inclusive, and accessible workplaces, branches, products and services for our customers, employees, and community. This role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, cultural backgrounds, people with disability, neurodiverse individuals, and Indigenous Australians to apply. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au

Do you need reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process?

We can provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability and/or neurodiversity. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process at any stage, please call 1800 655 592 Option 2.3 or email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au
Job ID  300001539530780
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