City of Surrey

Econometrics & Research Analyst

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.
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.

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