Deputy Programme Manager for Rural Water and Waste Programme

No. of positions – 02

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

The centre is looking for Deputy Programme Managers for its Rural Water-Waste Programme. The goal of the programme is to establish policy principles, innovative technologies and implementation strategies for water and wastewater management – to help lay the foundations of a water and waste-prudent society. The programme has now expanded beyond the boundaries of India to some other nations of the Global South, with the objective of engendering south-south cooperation to exchange information and build capacity in the areas of safe and sustainable water sources and sanitation. 

Job profile:

The job will entail high quality research, communication and capacity building efforts to promote sustainable water management in the rural areas. The candidate is expected to independently design and build capacity building programmes customized for different stakeholders, travel for research and training programmes as and when required for the programme. 

Qualification and Experience: 

We are looking for Environment Engineers/Hydrogeologists/Irrigation and Rural Engineers or related field with at least 6-7 years of work experience. Candidates with experience in providing technical support for implementation of pilot projects related to water harvesting / source sustainability / water quality improvement in rural areas is desirable. Candidates having knowledge on GIS and Remote Sensing will be given preference. 

The candidate should have the willingness to travel and should possess fluency in both English and Hindi. 

LOCATION: The position is based in Delhi.

To apply for the above position, please visit and choose ‘DPM – Rural Water’. Please submit your application latest by July 24th, 2021.

Or post it to: 

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director- Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110062
Tel: 011-29955124/5125; Fax: 29955879

Please noteOnly short listed candidates will be informed.