Home Economist Job Description Sample
Develop and test US specific automatic programs, in association with HQ in Germany
Evaluate new cooking features through testing and comparisons
Serve as the primary cooking expert liaison with business units in Germany and the US subsidiary
Develop recipes (incl. tips and tricks, etc.) with food trends in mind
Create, establish and run effective consumer facing events to promote Miele appliances
Support existing customers and create sales advise tools
Support for introducing new cooking appliances in the North American market:
Developing and testing automatic programs regarding (details tbd)
diverse appliance types (e.g. Convection, steam, speed ovens, ranges)
different cavity sizes (cavity of 60cm, 30'', 70cm appliances, etc.)
suitability of recipes and results for the North American market
Develop recipes for the integration in the Miele@mobile recipe feature
Design and run consumer events to promote the sale of Miele appliances
Research the market competitors and the Miele features and benefits
Create recipes using current trends for cooking events
Organization of courses / workshops
Preparation of food and event rooms the day before a cooking event
Run the event for the day focusing on cooking appliances, pointing out benefits and supporting the customer using the appliances
Promote the Miele accessories in context with the appliances to consumers
Create recipes and user hints & tips for the Miele website
Give sales advice / lead the customer to buying the appliance that suits his cooking habits best - face to face and on the telephone
Support owners using their Miele cooking appliances and giving out user advice and recipes
Knowledge and education:
Associates or Bachelor Degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences, Home Economics or other formal training in cooking strongly preferred
Min. 3 years of experience in cooking or work environment
Strong willingness to learn, detail oriented, project management skills and technical understanding preferred
Creative self-starter, pro-active outlook on job responsibilities and goals, passion for food and cooking
Effective written and verbal communication skills required; German is a plus
Interested candidates that possess dedication, the skills to exceed our customer's expectations as detailed herein and the drive to join a growing appliance brand are encouraged to apply online at www.mieleusa.com.
There are only a few brands in the world that have sustained their vision, traditions and high-quality standard for more than a century. Fewer still that can claim consistent family ownership and international brand name integrity. And only one that is recognized for creating the world's most innovative appliances. Founded in Germany in 1899 with a single promise of Immer Besser, a phrase meaning Forever Better, Miele has dynamically grown to become the world's largest family-owned and operated appliance company with over 16,600 employees, 12 production facilities, representation in nearly 100 countries and annual turnover of USD$3.62bn (2009/10).
As a premium appliance brand represented on all continents, Miele is steadfastly committed to the highest quality, performance and environmental standards. The company's innovative heritage, state-of-the-art design and engineering aesthetic have inspired comparison to other powerhouse German brands synonymous with innovation: Mercedes-Benz and BMW.
Miele's range of exceptional consumer appliances includes: vacuum cleaners; laundry systems; rotary irons; dishwashers; built-in convection, speed, steam and combi-steam ovens; cooktops; ventilation hoods; refrigeration; wine storage and coffee systems. Additionally, Miele Professional (the commercial product division) offers dishwashers, washing machines, tumble dryers and rotary irons for commercial use as well as washer-disinfectors for medical, dental and laboratory applications.
To research further, we invite you to visit mieleusa.com for complete and detailed product information or miele-sustainability.com for our public communication regarding Miele's commitment to our environment and its employees.
Miele is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports and enforces a drug-free workplace. EOE/AA:M/F/D/V
Are you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America.
We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.
For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress
ECONOMISTS, Washington DC
Develop and review economic models for collateral valuation using public record, proprietary, and appraisal data, for home price index computation, for home price forecast and simulation, and for other mortgage business risk management purpose. The model applications in the team are often integrated with large model application systems across the company.
Therefore the researchers are responsible for model development work, prototyping, interfacing, testing, and vetting with other applications outside the team. Communication with team members and customers through technical whitepapers, analytical reports and memos, and presentation slides.
Required: Ph.D in economics, statistics, or other quantitative fields. Graduate school level courses, training or research must have included work with data preparation, complex economic and/or statistical modeling with data using statistical software such as SAS, Matlab, R, or others.
Financial Economist II
Are you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.
For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress
Apply advanced financial or economic analytical methods and models to value assets, assess pricing or risk under varying economic scenarios, and evaluate economic benefits of Credit Risk Transfer. Use these tools to develop and quantify risk management strategies for mortgage-based assets or their derivatives. Assess prospective economic and regulatory capital requirements for portfolio assets under varying economic conditions. Develop or provide guidance to the development of computer applications that perform or produce various pricing, capital requirements, risk management, or hedging analyses.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Examine data from segment of housing market in order to perform economic analysis of purchase rates, effects of interest rates, prepayment risk, default risk, or other trends that could affect the products or services of assigned business unit(s).
Examine particular products of assigned business unit and analyze using standard and some sophisticated econometric or quantitative models to assess risk, predict future trends, and determine the efficacy of current analytical standards or models.
Prepare periodic analyses or reports regarding operating results used by business unit management to make marketing, pricing, product management or risk management decisions over the short to mid term.
Contribute to the update and maintenance of loan default, prepayment and severity models for the update of business unit products in use in client sites for loan application, credit review, underwriting, and the like.
Perform economic capital analysis, and other financial analysis when necessary, for review by business unit management, corporate risk management, or senior management in order to support strategic, regulatory, or risk management decisions.
May collaborate with the model development team to develop, in a test or laboratory environment, improvements to analytical models used in production mode.
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
- 4 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
- Advanced proficiency in SAS and SQL programming languages, and basic competency with one or more other statistical packages (e.g. R, MATLAB, Stata, etc.).
Experience with BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, MicroStrategy, etc.).
Big Data experience a plus (familiarity with Java, Python, MapReduce, and Hadoop technologies).
Tenacious in finding solutions to business as well as technical challenges.
Conscientious attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency in analytical work.
Adept at communicating complex analyses visually, orally, and in writing.
Demonstrated teamwork skills, results oriented, and committed to excellence.
As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Economist / Applied Econometrician / Statistician
Job Description: & Qualifications
Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for highly skilled Economist/Econometrician/Statistician. This individual will assist in all phases of consumer research and development to support Ford Motor Company business units. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, Market Demand Analysis and Forecasting, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and Marketing (such as primary market research, conjoint analysis)
You will have the opportunity to work with a highly specialized team in the quantitative field that is transforming the automobile industry.
Employ statistical / microeconomics / econometrics / industrial organization / labor economics to assess and analyze consumer data by working directly with data sources and various Ford business units.
Explore new data sources related to consumers. Work with various data sources and platforms to gather data.
Develop analytic frameworks to support research effort in demand forecasting to enhance company's capability in making strategic product decision in a regulated auto industry and highly competitive market environment.
Support the deployment of analytical tools to business partners. Maintain and enhance previously developed models and tools.
Execute both descriptive and inferential ad hoc requests in a timely manner.
Assist in communicate and present models and analytical results to business customers and executives.
- Masters' degree
- 3+ years of working experience in a quantitative field such as Economics (applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, industrial organization, labor economics), Statistics, Applied Mathematics OR in lieu of work experience, a PhD in same fields
Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Economics (applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, industrial organization, labor economics), Statistics, or Applied Mathematics.
Self-starter, high level of initiative, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.
Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills.
Strong collaboration and communications skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors.
At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards, and development opportunities you'd expect from a diverse global leader.
Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons.
Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated, and friendly work environment.
The Economics and Machine Learning team in Data and Analytics Services (DAAS) organization focuses on the application of econometric and machine learning models designed to enable Amazon to attract, retain, and develop the world's most effective workforce. All of this work is performed in close coordination with senior business leaders. These are exciting fast-paced businesses in which we get to work on extremely interesting analytical problems, in an environment where you get to learn from other experienced scientists and apply econometrics, statistics, and machine learning at massive scale.
As a member of the HR Economics and Machine Learning team you will partner closely with a team of Economists, Research Scientists, and Business Intelligence Engineers as we work with service teams throughout the organization on efforts to improve their capacity planning, optimize network labor usage and apply science to solve problems impacting Amazonians company wide. Our service teams provide global coverage, handle millions of calls and transactions per year, and are growing fast. Come help us enable 24/7 support for every Amazonian around the world. Your role will involve developing models to optimize scheduling and routing of work between teams and inventing at scale. You will have the opportunity to build models from the ground up and help our team identify the best opportunities for optimization.
In this role you will:
Provide thought leadership in science for Amazon's HR Services organization, by working with senior leaders to find ways to use science to solve their toughest problems.
Assist in the design and delivery of automated, scalable analytical models to stakeholders
Work collaboratively with Economists and Research Scientists to assist in the design and implementation of analysis to answer challenging HR questions
Aggregate and analyze data pulled from disparate sources including internal and external benchmarks; provide insights and a point of view on analysis and recommendations
Report results to our customers in a manner which is both statistically rigorous and compellingly relevant
Senior Resident Economist – The Conference Board China Center For Economics And Business, Beijing
Senior Resident Economist – The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business, Beijing
The Conference Board is the world's leading business think tank and peer-learning association that, since 1916, has provided thought leading, genuinely independent research and insights on the most pressing business issues of the time across economics, human capital and corporate leadership topics.
Principal Direct Activities
We are looking for a dynamic and capable Senior Economist to lead our macroeconomic research and engagement program in Beijing. He or she will focus on generating and presenting analytical foresights on the key economic and policy developments shaping the business environment for Conference Board members in China, in Asia regional markets, and globally.
Specifically, he or she will strive to continually improve the China Center's macroeconomics research acumen and product set, and will take the lead in authoring regular notes, reports, commentaries, and presentations on current and anticipated economic, business and policy events in China related to:
Macroeconomic trends and fluctuations, including business cycle research – short, medium and long-term
Structural and cyclical growth patterns and dynamics
Financial market and monetary policy trends and developments
City-level economic dynamics; and importantly,
How all of the above are impacting, or may impact, Asian economies and the global economy
Based in Beijing, he or she will collaborate with The Conference Board's global economic team to add China perspectives and relevance to global work, and conceptualize how China's economic and policy developments are impacting global and regional dynamics. He or shew will co-lead the development of an economics program for the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, in co-operation with staff in the Singapore office and the global economics team.
Senior Economist will manage a team of two to three Associate Economists and Economists including: an Asia labor markets economist (Singapore); a China consumer markets/city economist (Beijing); and a China geo-economics researcher (New York).
The role will involve several trips to New York and Singapore each year, and regular member visits to Shanghai and elsewhere in China.
Desired Qualifications and Requirements
The Position requires solid economic credentials and relevant experience in deep, quantitative economics research. Candidate should have a strong grasp of macroeconomic developments in China and expertise in several areas of structural economics: finance, labor, industry, trade, productivity, or energy. Candidate should have a strong grasp of and insight into political-economy and economic policy issues and dynamics.
Candidate should be able to connect economic developments to the tangible business planning issues faced by companies – i.e. the outlook for growth and demand, price stability, financial volatilities, policy risks and opportunities, etc.
Candidate should have excellent math, spreadsheet and writing skills and a familiarity with the sources and quality of data. Proficiency in the Windows environment using Microsoft Office products is necessary, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Candidate should be creative, work flexible hours and have the capacity to work in a team environment.
Excellent English writing and presenting skills are essential. Chinese language research proficiency (if not language fluency) is a strong plus.
M.A. Economics preferred. B.A. Economics considered if accompanied by strong substantive working experience in economics.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Laura.Figueroa@conference-board.org, HR Generalist/Recruiter
Microsoft seeks applications for an economist position within the Azure team to specialize in building and implementing micro and macro-econometric models for cloud market forecasting.
- PhD in Economics
Demonstrated ability to drive own research agenda
Pragmatic approach to economic problem solving and working with data
Collaborative attitude and interest in real world problem solving
Command of microeconomic theory and econometrics
Experience working with stochastic growth models, trade models, and cross country empirical work.
Previous experience working with relational databases (e.g., SQL-type languages) and R. -Broad experience across parametric, semi-parametric and non-parametric techniques
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to email@example.com.
The economist will work alongside a team of other economists and data scientists inside the economics group in Azure. The group designs economic strategy for infrastructure planning and product positioning to optimize the value of Azure's portfolio of customer cloud offerings.
Petroleum Engineering Economist / Upstream Development
Aramco are looking for experienced professionals to join us in the Upstream Development Strategy and Reserves Department (UDS&RD) within Petroleum Engineering, based in the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. We manage one of the world's largest portfolios of on-shore and off-shore oil and gas fields, and we provide opportunities to conduct pioneering studies, introduce new technologies and propose innovative development solutions.
The Upstream Development Strategy division coordinates and reviews feasibility studies required to develop long-term production strategies and reservoir depletion plans within the company's strategic context. Candidates need to have a solid foundation in subsurface evaluations and good familiarity with the full range of upstream activities, from exploration through reservoir management, drilling and completion operations, basic surface facilities design, cost estimation and production operations.
Significant exposure to economic evaluations and decision analysis is also required. Candidates must have knowledge and experience in oil/gas field development planning, production portfolio evaluations, field appraisals, and petroleum/applied economics. Minimum Requirements The successful candidate should hold a Bachelor's and Master in Petroleum Engineering, or related disciplines. A PhD, or additional exposure/training in Business, Economics or Finance, is also beneficial.
You must have a minimum of 15 years' experience gained through working for reputable oil and gas consulting and/or E&P companies with at least 4 years of hands-on experience in upstream investment opportunities analysis environment.
You must have supplemental experience in reservoir engineering, especially technical principles for developing long-term oil & gas reservoir depletion plans, economics evaluations, and key performance measures and benchmarking in the E&P industry.
You must be familiar with upstream economic evaluation models with advanced Excel knowledge. Duties & Responsibilities As the successful candidate you are expected to be able to perform the following:
Develop scenarios and alternatives for each conceptual oil/gas field development project.
Perform high quality uncertainty based economic evaluations in a timely manner to evaluate the feasibility of projects and facilitate the investment decision-making process.
Provide economic modeling and sensitivity analysis in order to fully understand and identify value drivers that could significantly enhance project returns.
Review Economic Models and ensure consistent evaluation outcomes in all economics produced.
Perform portfolio optimization and projects ranking.
Train and mentor younger professional staff.
Represent Saudi Aramco in external technical conferences, symposiums, and forums.
Evaluate investment opportunities. Auto req ID 15811BR
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The Independent Budget Office is seeking an economist with a keen interest in public policy. IBO is a NYC government agency providing impartial, nonpartisan information on and the city budget, tax revenues, and the economy to elected officials and citizens.
The Economics and Taxes team conducts quantitative research on the city’s economy and taxes, generates economic and tax revenue forecasts, and responds to requests for information and analysis from IBO’s constituents, which include elected officials, citizen and community groups, the media, business associations, labor unions, academics, and others.
Candidates with a background in public finance, tax policy analysis, an understanding of the New York City economy and/or detailed knowledge of one or more of the leading sectors in the city's tax base are strongly preferred. Graduate-level applied research in economics, public policy and related fields or equivalent work experience is necessary.
Experience in an applied research organization and writing for a policy-oriented audience a plus.
Candidates should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate skills in quantitative research and policy analysis. Commitment to impartial and independent research is essential.
Must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment, juggling multiple tasks, and interacting with a variety of stakeholders on relevant city issues. Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines is critical.
How to apply
To apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to or fax to by May 25.
No phone calls please.
IBO is an equal opportunity employer. New York City residency is required for candidates with less than two years of city service; others may reside in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam, or Westchester counties.
Salaries are commensurate with experience and competitive with other government agencies; an excellent benefits package is also provided. Foreign nationals must have a valid permanent resident card ("green card") or renewable work permit. Qualified applicants will be contacted. All resumes will be kept on file for one year.
Place of Performance: Headquarters in the Performance and National Programs Division (PNPD), Washington, DC 20230
The Performance and National Programs Division (PNPD) of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is seeking an Economist to work collaboratively to support the successful implementation of various Economic Development Act (EDA) programs and initiatives focuses on regional economic development. The Economist shall provide assistance to higher-level staff on key activities associated with collection, management, analysis of performance data/development, maintenance of data management systems, and data related to EDA’s role in disaster recovery and resilience. Most assignments will require advanced data analysis, mining, and visualization skills. Additional duties might include assisting in economic research, program evaluation, grants management, and other tasks in support of the bureau.
- You must be a U.S. citizen
- You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)
- Any required investigations and clearances must be completed before being placed in the position
- Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree in Economics. Included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
- Substantial coursework in data analytics, highly preferred.
- Substantial experience in writing queries in R programming language.
- Experience with SurveryMonkey, Google Fusion Tables, highly desired.
- Successful track record in customer service and program management.
- Experience working with coding data to classify program or project types.
- Experience analyzing evidence-based public sector investments data.
- Experience working with ArcGIS, with mapping activities related to disaster recovery and resilience preferred.
- Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Excel, particularly in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming the ability to write clearly and concisely.
- Engage in independent and supervised projects on performance data management improvement and analysis
- With input and guidance from higher-level staff, respond to data inquires from the internal and external stakeholders, including those focused on EDA’s role in support of disaster recovery and resilience
- Assist in and conduct independently relevant research pertaining to data analytics, economic development, program evaluation, and economics
- Support management of internal and/or external projects, initiatives, policies, processes, procedures, and systems related to the EDA programs, as appropriate, including the review of applications and project oversight and implementation
- Acknowledge customer inquiries and apprise customers of the status of inquiries and when to expect a resolution. Identify customer needs and clarify issues in communications with customers
- Maintain paper and electronic records to document the analysis and evaluation of federal grant applications in accordance with EDA and DOC Operational Guidance. With the support and guidance from higher-level staff, identify and resolve application issues, if necessary. Recommend changes to program policy and procedures, when appropriate
- Assist higher-level staff in successful implementation of various programs and initiatives to support national economic development and innovation initiatives
- Support other activities as required
Please submit your résumé in MS Word format when responding
EEO and drug-free workplace
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status
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