Programme Manager and Senior Research Associates

July 13, 2017

About the Environment Governance Group

The Environment Governance Group at CSE is engaged in capacity building, research and advocacy for environment protection.

The major work of the team includes - developing policies/plan and building capacity at the level of policy makers, industry representatives and urban local bodies for better compliance, monitoring and enforcement. The team is planning to expand its work in the brick sector in the next year. The major focus of the team would be policy research and advocacy for cleaner brick production in the country which includes both clay and flyash bricks. The team would be working with policy makers, regulators and brick kiln entrepreneurs. 

Work Profile: 

The selected candidates are expected to be experts in the field and contribute towards policy research and advocacy work in the brick kiln sector as well as experience in delivering capacity building programs in the area. 

Specific tasks include: 

  • Research on policy matters and contribute to capacity building programs;

  • Analysis and interpretation of the data/ information as required for specific research work;

  • Preparation of reports, communication materials, and other publications as necessary;

  • Communicating and networking with a wide range of stakeholders for effective advocacy;

  • Travel as required for the work.

Required Skills:

  • Research and analytical skills and a good hold on report writing;

  • Good oral communication and networking ability;

  • Ability to work in a team to meet deadlines;

  • Creative Thinker and ability to innovate.

Qualification and Experience:

Bachelors in Environmental or Energy Engineering or Masters in Environmental Sciences or equivalent, with work experience in the field of environment and social work in brick kiln sector.  

Minimum experience:  7 years for Programme Manager(PM); 3-4 years for Senior Research Associate(SRA). Apart from the above tasks, the Programme Manager would be responsible for the team's research output. S/he should have the ability to guide and mentor junior team members on the program. 

The designation and the salary would be commensurate with qualifications and experience of selected candidates. The position is based in New Delhi.

To apply for the above position, please visit and choose ‘PM-Cleaner Brick Production’ and ‘SRA-Cleaner Brick Production’. Please submit your application latest by 30 July, 2017,

Or post it to: 

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director- Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110062
Tel: 011-29956394/6339/5124 
Fax: 29955879

NB: Only short listed candidates will be informed