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Economics

Are you interested in the economy and want to contribute your ideas for a more prosperous Québec? The Ministère des Finances has over 85 specialists in economics.

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Challenges

Soft skills profile

Competency profiles have been developed to identify the core, specific and relational competencies as well as personal qualities required for economists to perform their duties.

  • Cognitive skills
    Think logically and perform mental operations of a verbal, spatial and digital nature in the workplace
  • Analytical skills
    Systematically understand a situation or problem by identifying its basis elements, the relationships between these elements and the structural principles behind these relationships
  • Capacity to synthesize information
    Integrate various elements or pieces of information into a unified structure to obtain an overview or perspective of the relationships between them
  • Problem-solving skills
    Know how to identify and analyze a problem, evaluate possible solutions and choose the most appropriate one
  • Ability to work in a team
    Work in a constructive and harmonious manner with members of a team to achieve common objectives
  • Technical and professional skills
    Demonstrate the technical or professional skills required to carry out responsibilities and tasks efficiently
  • Thoroughness
    Comply closely and completely with the prescribed procedures and work methods in order to guarantee a high level of quality and accuracy
  • Autonomy
    Be able to work alone, with a minimum of supervision, while making good use of the flexibility allowed
  • Decision-making and judgment
    Make appropriate decisions that demonstrate sound judgment
  • Written communication
    Communicate ideas in writing in clear, accurate and error-free language

Specific skills may be required depending on the particularities of the job.

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