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MY - Deals & Strategy : Manager / Associate Director (Economic Analyst)

Date:  20 Nov 2023
Service Line / Portfolios:  M&A Transaction Services

Kuala Lumpur, MY

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte, we offer a unique and exceptional career experience to inspire and empower talents like you to make an impact that matters for our clients, people and community. Whatever your aspirations, Deloitte offers you a highly inclusive, collaborative workplace and unrivalled opportunities to realize your full potential. We are always looking for people with the relentless energy to push themselves further, and to find new avenues and unique ways to reach our shared goals.

So what are you waiting for? Join the winning team now.

Work you’ll do



Deloitte is growing our economics advisory practice in Southeast Asia. Our services include forecasting, modelling, policy analysis, feasibility studies and strategy consulting, our work spans various industry sectors and virtually all areas of economic and social policy.


As part of our growth, we are currently seeking economic analysts at a range of levels to join our Malaysia office. Our focus is to assist Government agencies and commercial organisations across the SEA region on an challenging variety of business dilemma (e.g. within the infrastructure, transport, financial services, industry policy, health, digital economy, social policies, etc.), and will give you the opportunity to challenge yourself by:


  • Applying a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical frameworks, models and techniques to analyse economic issues

  • Developing evidence-based policy options and advice to support decision making, policy development and implementation

  • Drafting and communicating findings in reports and compelling presentations to influence key decision makers at Government and regulatory levels, to assist with corporate strategic planning and to contribute to improved business bottom-line performance

  • Liaising with clients and assisting in the development of new business opportunities

  • Advancing your skills in economics alongside Deloitte’s network of experienced economists around the world


You will help clients to influence the economic policy debate, participate in regulatory and policy developments, and plan for the future.

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of empowering our people to be leaders at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose and shared values, challenging themselves everyday to identify issues that are most important to our clients, our people and the communities, and to make an impact that matters. In addition to living our purpose, Managers across our Firm are expected to:


  • Understand the goals of our clients and Deloitte, align our people to these objectives by setting clear priorities and direction.

  • Influence clients, teams, and individuals positively. Lead by example and provide equal opportunity for people to grow, develop and succeed.

  • Establish positive relationship with senior stakeholders.

  • Delivers exceptional client service. Maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and geographies.

  • Manage diverse teams within a highly inclusive team culture where people are respected and valued for their contribution.

  • Develop high-performing teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities and recognize them for the impact that they make.



  • Min a bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or finance or any related field with exposure in statistics or econometrics; candidates who have undertaken an Honours year or a post-graduate degree in a related field will have an added advantage.

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Possesses a strong understanding of statistics and hands-on experience using statistical packages, such as R, SAS, SPSS, and STATA.

  • Experience in data analytics and econometrics is an added advantage.

  • Experience with some of the following tools and methodologies is an added advantage: Input-Output modelling; economic cost-benefit analysis; socio-economic impact analysis; programme logic models and theory of change.

  • Previous experience in other consulting firms or specialist economic agencies (such as a central bank or economic research house, or similar) would be an advantage.

Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Candidates will only be contacted by authorized Deloitte Recruiters via firm’s business contact number or business email address.


Requisition ID:  64661

In Malaysia, the services are provided by Deloitte and other related entities in Malaysia ("Deloitte in Malaysia"), which are affiliates of Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd. Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte in Malaysia, which is within the Deloitte Network, is the entity that is providing this Website.

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