Apply advanced analytical methods, with an emphasis on economical analysis, to assist with informed decisions that include the operations, S&T activities, and future of AECL. The Operations Research Analyst/Economist will perform best-available analyses to inform key management decision-makers, design new processes, and help select courses of action appropriate for attaining organizational objectives.
To achieve these results, the Operations Research Analyst/Economist will draw upon the latest analytical technologies, including:
· Simulation (Building models and manipulating them through the process of simulation, an essential requirement in operations economy analysis.)
· Optimization (Narrowing choices to optimize selection of best option/s, when there are virtually innumerable feasible options.)
· Probability and Statistics (Assist in defining, quantifying, and minimizing risk for a given situation. Mine data to find valuable connections and insights, analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, test conclusions, and make reliable forecasts.)
· Economics (Engineering economy relates or applies many concepts from economics, mathematics, accounting, statistics, to solve problems with monetary consequences.)
· A minimum of a Masters degree in economics (Ph.D. preferred), operations research, management science, statistics, or a related field.
· Strong quantitative and computer skills are essential.
· Candidate must be able to multi-task effectively in a fast paced work environment, show initiative and have a strong ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively orally and through writing.
· Preference will be given to candidates who have concentrations in economics and/or statistics, and have knowledge of the nuclear industry.
AECL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.