Principal Agricultural Economist

Company: Farm Credit Canada
Posted Date: 2018/09/07
Closing Date: 2018/09/26
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Principal Agricultural Economist
Closing Date: 2018-09-26
Worker Type: Permanent
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English, French)


Analytics, agriculture and applied economics experience needed.
Lead in research and analysis on issues relating to micro and macroeconomic trends and the agriculture industry in Canada, providing direction and economic intelligence to FCC’s business strategy.


What you’ll do:
- Lead research to develop forecasts of current agriculture, economic and financial trends to create new business opportunities or further mitigate risks in existing business flows
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to update existing products and develop breakthrough solutions, corporate strategy and risk management
- Build and sustain relationships with a network of people, internally and externally
- Share knowledge with customers, customer-facing staff and industry stakeholders through a variety of communication channels


What we’re looking for:
- Relationship-builder comfortable in high-level relationships with key stakeholders
- Creative, innovative and entrepreneurial strategic thinker
- Problem-solver who confidently manages change
- Proven communicator able to translate knowledge into information relevant analyses


What you’ll need:
- A master’s degree in agriculture or economics and at least three years of research experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)