Job Opportunities

May 9, 2017

Currently there are 2 job opportunities at Prism Economics

         


Job Opening: Research Analyst and Consultant

Start Date: Immediately

Employer: Prism Economics and Analysis has gained international recognition for work in economic analysis, sectoral and labour economics, human resource issues, and policy analysis. Prism provides a variety of analytical and management related services to governments, NGOs, post-secondary institutions, unions, industry associations and multi-stakeholder groups. Prism Partners and Consultants offer clients a wealth of experience analyzing markets, evaluating programs and policies, providing strategic advice, and engaging diverse groups in multi-stakeholder projects. Our clients are national groups of employers, trainers, unions and governments. These groups have a mandate to study and implement initiatives for industries, sectors, professions, trades and occupations.

Prism is a consulting business working on both long and short-term assignments. The firm has five partners, five consultants and several regular associates. For more information on the firm visit our web site at www.prismeconomics.com.

Location: 160 Eglinton Ave., East, Suite 404, Toronto (Eglinton at Yonge)
(416) 484-6996, admin@prismeconomics.com

Hours: Full time

Experience / Skills: Applicants should have a graduate degree in economics, business, industrial relations or related fields, with some background in both quantitative and qualitative analysis. A minimum of three years of relevant experience in economics, policy and consulting is required.

Project management, quantitative analysis and research skills are important. Candidates with practical experience on government funded projects, preparing reports and communications materials; and working with statistics, economic data and modelling, and survey analysis will have an advantage. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential and applicants will be asked to provide examples of written material. Bilingual ability in English and French is strongly preferred. Software skills including Word, Outlook, advanced Excel and Access are important and some familiarity with statistical and econometric software applications is desirable. Our clients are frequently labour-management groups and some experience and sensitivity around industrial relations is important. The successful applicant will be creative, curious and mature.

Job Description: The research analyst 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 research analyst will undertake projects, write reports, and work with economic information, forecasts, economic models and large data bases. The research analyst will work on projects independently and in teams. The analyst will be trained to conduct telephone interviews and run focus groups. Some travel will be involved. This is a permanent, full time position with the opportunity for advancement.

Compensation: To be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: Sadiya Khan, Administration
(416) 484-6996
admin@prismeconomics.com

Job Opening: Research Analyst Intern

Start Date: Immediately

Employer: Prism Economics and Analysis has gained international recognition for work in economic analysis, sectoral and labour economics, human resource issues, and policy analysis. Prism provides a variety of analytical and management related services to governments, NGOs, post-secondary institutions, unions, industry associations and multi-stakeholder groups. Prism Partners and Consultants offer clients a wealth of experience analyzing markets, evaluating programs and policies, providing strategic advice, and engaging diverse groups in multi-stakeholder projects. Our clients are national groups of employers, trainers, unions and governments. These groups have a mandate to study and implement initiatives for industries, sectors, professions, trades and occupations.

Prism is a consulting business working on both long and short-term assignments. The firm has five partners, five consultants and several regular associates. For more information on the firm visit our web site at www.prismeconomics.com.

Location: 160 Eglinton Ave., East, Suite 404, Toronto (Eglinton at Yonge)
(416) 484-6996, admin@prismeconomics.com

Hours: Full time

Experience / Skills: Applicants should have a graduate degree in economics, business, industrial relations or related fields, with some background in both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Social Science students from other fields will also be considered if they have the necessary quantitative skills and experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential and applicants will be asked to provide examples of written material. Bilingual ability in English and French is preferred.

Excellent analytic and quantitative skills include: knowledge of data processing and statistical analysis; experience conducting interviews and/or surveys; experience working with large datasets; and proficiency using data analysis software packages such as Excel, SAS, SPSS, and Eviews; capacity to grasp assignments quickly and apply analytical and quantitative skills to provide relevant analysis. The successful applicant will be creative, curious and mature.

Job Description: The research analyst Intern will work closely with the Managing Director, Partners and Senior Consultants on a series of consulting assignments. The research analyst Intern will work in teams to help undertake projects, write reports, and work with economic information, forecasts, economic models and large data bases. The analyst will be trained to conduct telephone interviews and run focus groups. Some travel will be involved. This is a one-year, full time, entry level position.

Compensation: To be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: Sadiya Khan, Administration
(416) 484-6996
admin@prismeconomics.com

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