Techno-economic Modeller - Energy Resources - CSIRO - ExecutiveCareer

First listed on: 18 September 2020

Techno-economic Modeller - Energy Resources

The Opportunity
  • Do you have an interest in techno-economic modelling?
  • Apply your skills and contribute to Australia's research in the energy sector
  • Join CSIRO Energy and make a difference

CSIRO Energy is seeking to appoint a techno-economic modeller to work within their Energy Resources unit.
As the successful candidate you will work with world-leading scientists and managers to understand opportunities for research within oil & gas, hydrogen, energy storage and emission reduction domains. You will assist researchers to rapidly assess techno economic feasibility of research permitting the development of technology/approaches with the highest potential impact in the above domains.

Your duties will include:
  • Incorporating and promoting the inclusion of novel ideas and approaches into projects of all sizes and scale.
  • Managing complex Business Unit interactions with a variety of clients, involving the negotiation of multi-party agreements/contracts, developing and promoting the benefit of the proposed initiative, and assisting other staff with strategies to promote their service and/or product, and deliver results to clients.
  • Becoming involve in the client’s decision-making at the earliest opportunity, developing the approach to negotiation, forming relationships with clients, and balancing immediate and long-term benefits, in order to ensure sustainable relationships, repeat business and build opportunities for new business.
  • Under broad guidance, fulfilling a leading role in planning and allocating resources, often as a member of the Business Unit Management Team.

Location: Kensington WA preferred. Other locations will be considered.
Salary: AU$136k - AU$150k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of 3 years
Reference: 68057

To be considered you will need:
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in economics or equivalent suitable subject.
  • Extensive experience in the use of techno economic risk-based modelling to the energy sector.
  • Broad understanding of oil & gas, hydrogen, energy storage, emission reduction domains.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of real options frameworks.

For full details about this role please review the Position Description


The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

Flexible Working Arrangements

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How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

Sunday 18 October 2020, 11:00pm AEDT