Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India’s leading public interest research institution known for its rigorous scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues, is looking for a Programme Director to head its Solid Waste Management (SWM) Programme.
Solid Waste Management Programme of CSE
The SWM programme at CSE addresses policy and practices for effective and affordable waste management in India and other developing countries. The programme works with national governments to bring out policies that support sustainable solid waste management including plastics and biomedical waste management. The programme works with several city governments in India and with few key African countries to implement solid waste management projects based on segregation at source and decentralised processing. The programme also runs ‘Forum of Cities that Segregate’, that provides a platform exchange knowledge and build capacity to achieve effective and affordable waste management in Indian cities.
The nature of the work of the team is extremely dynamic and includes research, advocacy, implementation and capacity building.
The candidate is expected to take the lead role in overall research, advocacy and implementation work. In addition, he/she will lead our effort to advocate for policies and practices, particularly in the context of waste management. Major work responsibilities include:
We need a colleague with leadership skills and networking skill. We need a colleague who will work independently, but also collaboratively. But most importantly, we are looking for a colleague who wants to be part of the change we need in the world. We need commitment but also a high order of skills; to research, to write and to persuade.
Qualification and Experience
Candidates with a PhD/post graduate in Social Sciences, environmental engineering, waste management, sanitation, planning or any other environment related field with minimum 15 years of work experience. Candidate should have experience of research, advocacy and training. The candidate should be able to work in a tight-knit and dynamic team that works on wide range of issues related to urban waste management. He/she should have strong networking and liaisoning skills, willingness to travel and fluency in both written and spoken English/Hindi.
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.
Location: New Delhi
Application Deadline: May 18th, 2020.
How to apply:
Candidates can apply online (preferable) or through post.
For online submission: Please visit http://jobs.cseindia.org and choose ‘PD – SWM Delhi’.
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
PS: Only short listed candidates will be informed.