Deputy Programme Manager for Clean Air Programme – Vehicular Emissions

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi based non-profit institution, is currently seeking a Deputy Programme Manager for its Clean Air Programme and Sustainable Mobility Programme to do high-quality policy and technical research on issues related to Vehicular emission control strategies, emission testing and measurement, regulatory compliance, among others. 

CSE is one of India's leading public interest research institutes. It is known for its rigorous research and advocacy on environmental and sustainable development issues. 

Work Profile 

  • Conduct research on vehicle emission control strategies and technology pathways, emission testing measurement, regulatory compliance etc.
  • Capability to do quantitative and technical analysis for clean vehicle policy development.
  • Familiarity with data analytic methods.
  • Write high quality research reports.
  • Communication and dissemination of technical and policy-related issues with stakeholders and the public in general.
  • Conduct training / capacity building programmes. 


  • Postgraduates in engineering with specialization and experience on automobile technologies and emission testing.
  • Good writing skills, with the ability to convey issues analytically with clarity.
  • Software proficiency – basic and other advanced software.
  • Language proficiency - English and Hindi or other regional languages.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Good networking skills. 


  • Candidates with experience of 6-7 years in institutions such as research organizations, automobile engineering industries, research and development, testing and certification non-profit and academia.
  • Candidates with lesser experience will be considered for junior positions.
  • If you have an eye for recognizing relevant information fast, enthusiastic about tracking latest developments, conduct research, believe in making impact, and most importantly have strong interest to work towards controlling air pollution from vehicles then you are the candidate we are looking for. 

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2020. 

How to apply 

Candidates can send applications online (preferable) or by postal services, as convenient. 

For online submission: Please Click here and choose ‘DPM – Vehicular Emissions’. 

Or Post it to

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

Only short listed candidates will be informed. They will be called for an interview and written test.