Careers

City of Surrey

Econometrics & Research Analyst


Overview
Are you passionate about using data to support the growth of one of BC’s most vibrant economies?

The City of Surrey’s Investment and Intergovernmental Relations Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Econometrics & Research Analyst to support the City’s rapid economic growth. In this role you will be supporting the City’s efforts to enhance the collection and analysis of Surrey-specific economic indicators and provide evidence-based analysis on key trends. Additionally, you will remain current in trends related to non-residential development activity, policies and strategies pertaining to land development within the City and the region.
 
Responsibilities:
The Econometrics & Research Analyst reports to the Manager, Economic Development and main job functions include:
  • Designs research methodologies and conducts research using economic modelling and big data initiatives.
  • Produces statistical, sectoral and economic reports in support of the Division's objectives.
  • Undertake projects such as industrial sector research, cluster studies and economic impact analysis.
  • Design and maintain databases.
  • Analyzes and forecasts economic trends.
  • Assists with program survey design, execution, and analysis.
  • Liaises with various business organization and associations on economic issues.
  • Responds to inquiries from the business community and provides timely and appropriate advice, business information and /or referral to appropriate government or business resources.
  • Develops and maintains presentation material pertaining to Surrey as a choice location for business investment, including sector specific presentation materials and online documentation for real estate site selection.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of non-residential development activity, trends, policies and strategies pertaining to land development within the City and the region.
  • Track and report impact/ metrics associated with key divisional programs and initiatives.
  • Prepares a variety of correspondence and maintains records related to the work.
  • Acts as a resource to staff in the City.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Apply online at www.surreycareers.ca

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Research
Posted: May 1, 2018, 1:18 pm
Expires: June 1, 2018, 4:30 pm