Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), founded in 1980, is a public-interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. It has been influential in shaping policies of Government of India and many state governments, as well as been a global influencer and thought leader in the science of environment, climate change, transportation, industrial and economic growth and governance. CSE has participated proactively in global climate negotiations, and advised several governments on environmental regulations and use of equitable resources and just governance.
CSE plays a critical role of analysing developments and challenges in the fast-changing sector of renewable energy. Transition to clean and renewable energy is critical to increasing energy access and nurturing sustainable growth and is the primary solution to mitigate the grave impact of climate change.
We are building a team that would track the various technologies of renewable energy and its end-use applications, state policies, energy accessibility and the use of equitable resource.
About the Programme
CSE’s Renewable Energy Programme (REP) is committed to championing the study of the most pressing issues related to the renewable energy development primarily in India and with an international perspective, as well as the international and domestic interventions that characterizes our response to energy access, energy security and sustainable development. Keeping this principle in mind, the team conducts and disseminates research on emerging renewable energy technologies and its commercialization / adoption in practice and help in developing capacities of various stakeholders through trainings and workshops to create multipliers.
Acknowledging our roles as an organisation and members of the global community, we are the change-makers who work to raise awareness about resources, technologies, and practices beyond financial justification.
Roles and Responsibilities
We are looking for an individual who would be an integral member of the team, proactively undertake 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 Programme Director, who will give overall research direction to the team.
The candidate, as a part of the team, will carry out research through both primary data collection and secondary literature studies. H/she will be responsible for the team’s research output including reports, policy briefs and articles in media.
The candidate will lead the 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. As an avid writer the candidate will actively participate in day to day blogs and articles for Down To Earth (DTE) web and print editions and will represent CSE at meetings / conferences and communicate with the 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 the relevant stakeholders including the Government.
The candidate will assist CSE’s efforts to promote renewable energy in emerging countries in Asia, Africa and other Global South Countries.
The primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Qualification and Experience
Application deadline: November 11, 2023.
CSE pays a competitive salary that will be commensurate with qualification and experience.
To apply for the above position, please visit http://jobs.cseindia.org and choose ‘PO – REP’
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.