Programme Manager for Renewable Energy Programme

September 26, 2018

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is one of India’s leading public interest research institutions, known for its rigorous scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues. CSE is looking for a Programme Manager to head its Renewable Energy team. 

CSE started its engagement with renewable energy for sustainable low carbon development in 2010. CSE has established itself as a prominent player domestically in formulating and advocating renewable energy policies and now it is poised to expand internationally. 

Job Profile
The candidate will head a team of researchers who lead research and advocacy to push renewable energy especially in the context of broad electricity market reforms, equitable access and distributed generation.  The candidate will report to Director (Energy) who will give overall research direction to the team. 

The candidate, assisted by a team, will carry out research through both primary data collection and secondary literature studies. The candidate will be responsible for the team’s research output including reports, policy briefs and articles in media. 

The candidate will lead RE team’s advocacy effort through various channels.  He/she will be responsible for dissemination of the team’s research through active engagement with policy makers, think tanks and civil society. The candidate will represent CSE at renewable energy meetings/conferences and communicate with press, television and electronic media. He/she will need to follow regulatory and technical developments in India as well as in other countries, critique policy changes for internal discussions and give feedback to relevant stakeholders including the Govt. 

The candidate will assist CSE’s efforts to promote renewable energy in emerging countries in Africa and Asia. 

Necessary Skills

  • Good understanding of the renewable energy sector, especially policy and regulatory aspects. 
  • Strong research and analytical skills with an ability to quickly absorb and analyse wide-ranging material and produce well-structured reports. 
  • Precise, lucid writing; confident and articulate speaker. 
  • Vital that the candidate can deliver under pressure meet tight deadlines and is self-motivated. 
  • Ability to manage and mentor a team of younger professionals. 
  • Good inter personal skills and is required to be good at networking skills. 

Qualification: 

  • Candidates with work experience of 10-15 years having prior experience of research and writing is essential.
  • Candidates with both technical and social sciences qualifications can apply. A mix of technical and policy background will be preferred.  

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. 

Please submit your application latest by October 31st, 2018. To apply for the above position, please visit http://jobs.cseindia.org and choose ‘Programme Manager for Renewable Energy’.


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 

P.S.: Only short listed candidates will be informed