Deputy Programme Manager / Programme Officer / Senior Research Associate for Sustainable Mobility Programme at Centre for Science and Environment

Positions: 5
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi based non-profit institution, is looking for bright, young candidates with a passion for working in sustainable mobility and a drive to bring a change in the ways in which society consumes resources and harms the environment in order to meet its everyday travel needs. Candidates are expected to have a knack for critical thinking and be self-organized about their work.

The selected candidates will be part of CSE’s team on “Sustainable Mobility Programme” that aims to improve air quality in cities through mobility strategies, along with providing co-benefits linked to carbon savings, equity and safety.

Candidates having prior experience or demonstrable inclination towards working on sustainable mobility strategies will be given preference. 

Work Profile

  • Conduct studies relating to various aspects of clean and low carbon mobility.
  • Conduct in-depth studies on public transport systems/ non-motorized transport/ electric mobility.
  • Prepare policy papers and briefs pertaining to emerging issues in sustainable mobility.
  • Coordinate logistics of stakeholder meetings and other activities organized by the team.
  • Contribute to CSE’s Down to Earth magazine through articles and blogs pertaining to CSE’s work on sustainable mobility. 



  • Sound understanding of sustainable mobility practices.
  • Basic to advanced understanding of various aspects of transport planning and management, including travel demand modelling, parking, non-motorized transport, public transport systems, land use & transport integration and transit oriented development.
  • Software proficiency - MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Language proficiency - English (speaking, reading and writing) and Hindi (reading and speaking).
  • Ability to travel frequently and independently if required.


  • Basic to sound understanding of design/ planning/ operations and management of bus systems/ non-motorized transport/ electric mobility.
  • Software proficiency – GIS, Adobe Photoshop / InDesign.
  • Language proficiency – Bangla/ Telugu/ other regional languages. 

Qualification and Experience


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Urban Studies or Transportation.


  • Experience (1 to 6 years) in non-profit / consulting / academia / public sector in the field of urban mobility.

Based on the qualification and experience candidates will be shortlisted for the five positions advertised. 

Application Deadline:  June 17th, 2019. 

How to apply: 

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

For online submission: Please visit and choose ‘DPM – MOB’. 

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.