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Research Economist – Senior Manager Research Services

About the business and the role

We are a specialist seniors’ living and aged care advisory practice. Our clients include some of the largest players in the industry plus several not-for-profit organisations seeking to expand their operations into this vital and growing area. We serve the needs of clients nationally from offices in Sydney and Melbourne and have recently established operations in the United Kingdom. This senior role is based at our Surry Hills Sydney office. Our services comprise corporate advisory services, product development, marketing and sales.

Job tasks and responsibilities

As a senior manager in the advisory business, your role will focus on leading and management of a small, integrated team of analysts researching property, retirement and aged care housing, developments and care solutions. Key areas of work include locational demographics, market supply and demand, financial feasibility of retirement living and aged care developments and assessment of the impact of regulatory policy.

Reporting to the Advisory & Research Director, the duties and responsibilities of the role include management of multiple projects while driving innovative thinking that supports delivery of well-reasoned, leading edge report form advice. Having the ability to think rationally and laterally while understanding the many direct and indirect linkages within the growing seniors’ accommodation and care sector is fundamental. Exceptional research, understanding and written skills are essential to meet the requirements of this role.

The key functions of the role are:

  • Oversee the sourcing of data, research and analysis
  • Research, analyse and interpret the diversity of seniors accommodation types, and their funding and legislative standards
  • Manage data collection sources and design and devise methods for improving collection, sampling and processing
  • Compose the formulation of reports and arrange graphic and creative illustrations of research findings with the practice’s internal studio
  • Preparation of concise and well written project reports
  • Ability to articulate the outcomes of research internally and to clients

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have completed a Bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role in a property economics consultancy, valuation or government. In addition, you will have excellent analytical and report writing skills, including an ability to identify and articulate relevant metrics and trends.

Please apply using the form below and include your current resume and a covering letter addressing.

Applications close 18 February 2019

The role is a full-time position located in Surry Hills Sydney. Only those eligible to work in Australia need apply.