Auckland or Lincoln I Vacancy 16346
Plant & Food Research is a New Zealand-based science company providing research and development that adds value to fruit, vegetable, crop and food products.
Reporting to the Impact Evaluation Manager, you will generate high quality, robust data and analyses to help determine the impact of our research programs. This includes analysing the impact of a range of investments, supporting our investment portfolio decision making, and working with our science and business specialists to help existing and new customers identify high impact areas for investment. You will also contribute to the development of new research approaches, and help support a growing awareness across New Zealand’s Science & Innovation system of the value of economic evaluation in the design, delivery and reporting of research programs.
Ideally, you will have a PhD in economics or agricultural economics and significant experience in analysing qualitative and quantitative data, problem solving, econometrics, and economic evaluation. This will be supported by strong collaborative and relationship skills, advanced inter-personal and presentation skills, and the ability to effectively communicate information generated by economic analyses to key stakeholders. Knowledge and experience in the agriculture, horticulture and/or seafood industries would be useful. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and graphics software is essential.
For more information, registration details and to apply for this position please visit www.careers.plantandfood.co.nz
Applications close 22 April 2016
Attachment: 16346 Research Economist PD – Mar 2016