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Economist and Statistician

Washington, DC
Economist and Statistician
Washington D.C.
Public Trust

Position Overview:
Nationwide IT Services is seeking Economist to join our team in Washington D.C. supporting a Federal Client. This role is focused on Economic background.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the limited direction of a manager, project/ program manager, team leader, or more experienced technical specialist.
  • May act as a contributing specialist on large work activities or as a team leader for single or small work activities.
  • Applies experience and advanced technical knowledge of economic theory and statistical techniques to perform regulatory impact analyses, economic analyses, and cost-benefit analyses of proposed and final regulations or other cross-cutting policy initiatives to support OCR policies, goals and priorities. 
  • Ensures that regulatory impact analyses meet legal analytical requirement as established under the Administrative Procedure Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, Executive Order 12886 Regulatory Planning and Review, and OMB Circular A-4.
  • Develops plans, methods, and other data and statistics to support regulatory impact analyses of rulemaking to advance the mission of OCR; develops improvements in economic methods, techniques, and models to improve regulatory and economic analyses of OCR policies.
  • Contributes to the preparation of management/technical reports or contractual documents and may communicate the overall results of a project or work activity to OCR management and other external parties.
  • Communicates highly technical quantitative concepts and procedures focused on programs and policies, broadly defined (i.e., as above) through written materials and in face-to-face briefings for senior policy officials and non-technical audiences.
  • May serves as the key economic point of contact on interdisciplinary rulemaking work groups, committees 
  • In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, coordinate outreach and develop surveys to gather data and information on potential impacts.
  • Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced technical specialist. 
  • Identifies and develops and recommends techniques to address problem situations; participates in developing process improvements, procedures, and templates for regulatory analyses.
  • Interfaces with appropriate governmental staff as well as federal and state agencies and other regulated entities and stakeholders as required. 
  • Other analytical duties as assigned in support of client mission 

Job Qualifications:
  • Advanced university degree(s): Master's or PhD (preferred) in Economics, Applied Economics, or a related field.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant professional experience; including experience in Regulatory Impact Analysis, strong analytical skills to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information.
Additional Skills:  
  • Proficiency with queries, report writing, and presentations.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, & Outlook).
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and willingness to undertake new tasks as required

About Nationwide IT Services
NIS is an IT and Management consulting company, designated 8(a) by the SBA, and a CVE-verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Our mission is to deliver value-added services to our customers, leveraging technology, people, and industry best practices to implement innovative solutions through our trusted employees and team members.  
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid holidays, PTO (sick/vacation), commuter benefits, employee assistance program (EAP) and educational reimbursement.
Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability or protected veteran status.


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