Economic Adviser

Cardno Emerging Markets is seeking an experienced and professional Economic Adviser to support the Governance for Development (GfD) program.

Through the GfD program, the Australian Government is assisting the Government of Timor-Leste to implement its Strategic Development Plan by working with central agencies to improve systems that are most important to economic management and service delivery.

GfD is providing an Economic Adviser to the Office of the Minister of State Coordinating Economic Affairs (MECAE) to support the development and implementation of the government’s economic reform agenda.

The Economic Adviser will provide detailed research, economic analysis and advice to MECAE in order to support policy formulation that will promote economic development. The Adviser will also work to improve the capacity of the MECAE staff to provide the government with economic policy, analysis and advice.

Applicants should have a tertiary qualifications in economics, along with experience working as an economist in government or the private sector.


Further information about the position, including Terms of Reference and how to apply, is available:

Applicants are requested to read the Terms of Reference, review the Selection Criteria and follow the instructions on how to apply.


Applications close at 23:55hrs Dili time, 20 October 2015.


Cardno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cardno encourages women to apply. Cardno recognizes the moral and legal responsibility to provide an equal opportunity workplace by ensuring that all recruitment and selection decisions are based on the best qualified and experienced candidate who can perform the genuine inherent requirements of the position.


Your privacy is important to Cardno.  It is the policy of Cardno to respect the confidentiality of information and privacy of individuals. Personal information provided by you as part of your application (whether oral, electronic, or written) will be collected and processed for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment.  In order to carry out this purpose, your information may be disclosed to appropriate persons in our offices.  Any information we hold will be governed by the most current version of the Cardno Privacy Policy. 


Cardno is committed to Child Protection, Anti-bribery and Fraud prevention in the delivery of our International Development project and programs.  Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and will include police/criminal record checks.