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Senior Transport Economist

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Description: 

Key responsibilities: ï‚· Lead the development of econometric models to support research projects and programmes; ï‚· Develop and calibrate appropriate Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models for the transport sector; ï‚· Develop responsive revenue-cost models for transport operations; ï‚· Develop appropriate models to assist with the internalisation of transport costs in policies; ï‚· Lead the systematic collection of comprehensive primary and secondary datasets for use in transport policy development and monitoring programmes; ï‚· Support research work related to feasibility studies, lifecycle cost analysis, cash-flow models and/or investment analyses; ï‚· Generate and publish original research work. Qualifications, skills and experience: ï‚· A Masters degree or equivalent, in Transport Economics with at least ten years experience; in CGE Modelling, Pricing strategies, Market survey designs, Econometric modelling, Transport Cost and Benefit Analyses and Travel demand management planning and implementation. ï‚· Doctoral degree or studying towards one will be advantageous. ï‚· Knowledge of transport related legislation; ï‚· Computer literacy and experience in using standard software packages; ï‚· Must have working knowledge of transport economics domain software packages; ï‚· Be at a senior or principal level on the career ladder; SS-F-HR-363 REV08 Transport Economist ï‚· History of disseminating research outputs in the form of technical papers; ï‚· Communication skills (including oral, written, presentation and facilitation); ï‚· Excellent report writing and analytical skills; ï‚· Effective communication and presentation skills; ï‚· Problem-solving skills and solution-seeking orientation; ï‚· Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; ï‚· A drivers license is essential.

Employer: 

Cletech Recruitment

Location: 

Pretoria

Salary: 

Negotiable

Job Reference: 

673600

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