Graduate - Economics, Policy and Strategy Consultants

  • Role type
  • Full time, Part time

  • Location/s
  • Melbourne

Job Description



About the opportunity

Aither a Ricardo plc is seeking graduates / analysts to meet growing demand across multiple practice areas of our business. As a graduate, you will be engaged on diverse projects across a range of sectors including water, agriculture, infrastructure and the environment. You will contribute to the delivery of high-quality proposals and projects and support with client engagement activities. By collaborating and working with industry leading professionals, you will enhance your analytical, problem-solving and communication skills.

Some of the responsibilities you will be involved in include but are not limited to:

  • contributing to project scoping and delivery, especially through high-quality research, analysis and writing;

  • proposal preparation and supporting business development activities;

  • employing rigorous and consistent self-checking and attention to detail to ensure outputs meet quality expectations;

  • learning and seeking out opportunities to grow your technical skills and industry knowledge;

  • undertaking project coordination, and contributing to or supporting project management and client engagement; and

  • bringing initiative and creativity in applying these skills.

About You

We are looking for highly motivated graduates who are passionate about making a positive difference and welcome individuals from various backgrounds including but not limited to:

  • Water resources

  • Economics

  • Engineering, science and mathematics

  • Public policy

  • Environmental sciences

You will have a relevant bachelor’s degree or higher, proven research and analytical skills and have excellent communication skills and the desire to learn.


  • Aither is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Aither is a flexible workplace that offers consulting opportunities on a full-time and part-time basis.

  • We seek people who demonstrate an ability to work effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds. We are committed to diversity and inclusion.

  • To apply for a role at Aither in Australia you must have Australian Permanent Residency or right to work in Australia.

We are currently recruiting to expand our rapidly growing team of consultants within Australia. Our offices are located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide, with potential for flexible work arrangements.