Deputy Programme Manager for Water Programme

Location: Delhi / Chunar – Mirzapur

About the team:
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), is an established non-profit institution known for its rigorous and scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues. The centre is looking for suitable candidates to work for its Water Programme. The programme aims to establish policy principles, innovative technologies and implementation strategies for water and wastewater management – these efforts have been directed towards meeting the twin goals of laying foundation for water prudent society and adapting for climate resilience.

Job Profile:

The programme has a project focusing on target cities / states in river Ganga basin on capacity building and technical support in preparation of city sanitation plans (CSP) for effective septage / faecal sludge management. This involves handholding support in preparation of CSPs, developing model CSPs and technical support for planning, designing and implementing pilot faecal sludge and liquid waste treatment including re-use. In addition this profile requires monitoring, reporting of programme both internally and externally to donors.     

This is a mid-level, high-visibility and high-impact position reporting to Programme Manager that entails high-quality applied research and capacity development activities for mainstreaming best management practices aimed at promoting sustainable water/waste and effective faecal sludge management in urban context. The shortlisted candidates will be considered for Delhi / Chunar, located at a distance of 35 km. from Varanasi.

Qualification and Experience:
We need post graduate in planning, engineering, water, sanitation or environment related field with at least 5-7 years of work experience. Candidate should have experience of applied research and on-site field support advocacy and training. He/she should also have a good working understanding of other organizations groups, and individuals in the water and sanitation sector including government policies / reforms in urban water sector.

The candidate should be able to work in a tight-knit and dynamic team that works on wide range of issues related to urban water management. He/she should have strong networking and liaisoning skills, willingness to travel and fluency in both written and spoken English/Hindi.

Candidates with lesser experience (4-5 years) will be considered for the position of Programme Officer.

The position is based in Delhi / Chunar, located in District Mirzapur at a distance of 35 km. from Varanasi and involves frequent travel to target project towns/cities

Application Deadline: June 3rd, 2019. 

How to apply:

To apply for the above position, please visit and choose ‘DPM-Water’. Candidates who have recently applied for the position are requested not to re-apply.

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

NB: Only short listed candidates will be informed.