Job Opportunities

Prism Economics currently has 2 job openings:

May 8, 2018

Job Opening:                Researcher and Consultant

Start Date:                    Immediately

Employer: 
By delivering insightful economic analysis and strategic advice, Prism Economics and Analysis provides confidence to governments, industry, unions, NGOs and other clients as they seek to understand the markets they operate in, evaluate the programs they operate or develop and implement the strategic plans they need.

Prism Economics provides a variety of analytical and management related services including economic and industry analysis, labour market analysis and forecasting, program and policy analysis, and strategic advisory services.

For more information on the firm visit our website at www.prismeconomics.com.

Location:                      160 Eglinton Ave., East, Suite 404, Toronto (Eglinton at Yonge)

Hours:                            Full time

Job Description:   
The researcher and consultant will work closely with the Managing Director, Partners and Senior Consultants on a series of consulting assignments including proposal and report writing.  The researcher consultant will support and lead research projects, write reports, and work with economic information, forecasts, economic models and large databases. The researcher consultant will also liaise with clients, conduct interviews, run focus groups, give presentations, manage projects, and support strategic advisory engagements. Some travel will be involved.  This is a permanent, full-time position with the opportunity for advancement.

Experience / Skills:    
Applicants should have a graduate degree in economics, business, industrial relations, public policy or related fields, with some background in both quantitative and qualitative analysis.   Applicants with a degree in other social science fields will be considered provided they are able to demonstrate suitable quantitative analytical skills.  A minimum of three years of relevant experience in economics, policy or consulting is required.

Candidates should possess exceptional writing abilities and research skills related to economics, industrial relations, and public policy.  We are looking for candidates with practical experience writing reports and preparing communications materials (including data visualizations) for government-funded projects. Candidates should be comfortable working with statistics, economic data, and data analysis software (such as SPSS or R).  Experience with labour market issues and analysis is also an asset. Bilingual ability in English and French is preferred. We work with employers, unions and labour-management groups so some experience and sensitivity around industrial relations are also important.  The successful applicant will be creative, curious and mature.

Compensation:            To be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, quoting the above job title to hr@prismeconomics.com, Attention: Hiring Committee

Thank you in advance to all applicants – please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.

 May 8, 2018

Job Opening:                Researcher Intern

Start Date:                    Immediately

Employer:     
By delivering insightful economic analysis and strategic advice, Prism Economics and Analysis provides confidence to governments, industry, unions, NGOs and other clients as they seek to understand the markets they operate in, evaluate the programs they operate or develop and implement the strategic plans they need.

Prism Economics provides a variety of analytical and management related services including economic and industry analysis, labour market analysis and forecasting, program and policy analysis, and strategic advisory services.

For more information on the firm visit our website at www.prismeconomics.com.

Location:                      160 Eglinton Ave., East, Suite 404, Toronto (Eglinton at Yonge)

Hours:                            Full time

Job Description:          
The researcher intern will work closely with Partners and Senior Consultants on a series of consulting assignments.  She or he will work with economic information, forecasts, economic models and large databases.  He or she will also write sections of reports and may be trained to conduct interviews, run focus groups or provide support to strategic advisory engagements. Some travel will be involved.  This is a one-year, full time, entry level position.

 Experience / Skills:  
Applicants should have a graduate degree in economics, business, industrial relations, public policy, or related fields, with some background in both quantitative and qualitative analysis.   Applicants with a degree in other social science fields will be considered provided they are able to demonstrate suitable quantitative analytical skills.  Bilingual ability in English and French is preferred.

Candidates should possess exceptional writing abilities and research skills related to economics, industrial relations, and public policy.  We are looking for candidates that can write reports and can prepare communications materials (including data visualizations). Candidates should also be comfortable working with statistics, economic data, and data analysis software. Understanding labour market issues and analysis is also an asset. Since we work with employers, unions and labour-management groups it is helpful to have some sensitivity to industrial relations issues.  We want researcher interns that can grasp assignments quickly and will be creative, curious and mature.

Compensation:            To be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, quoting the above job title to hr@prismeconomics.com, Attention: Hiring Committee

Thank you in advance to all applicants. Please note that only suitable applicants will be contacted.


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