Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi based non-profit institution, is currently seeking a Programme Officer, for Solid Waste Management Programme, as part of CSE’s Environmental Governance unit.
CSE is one of India's leading public interest research institutions known for its rigorous scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental and sustainable development issues.
Solid Waste Management (SWM) 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 will be required to substantially contribute to the team’s research, advocacy and implementation work. Major work responsibilities include :
Qualification and Experience
Candidates with a Masters in planning, engineering, waste management, sanitation or environment related field with at least 5-6 years of work experience (Candidates with lesser experience will be considered for the position of Senior Research Associate). 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 liasoning 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 (with frequent travel to Bihar)
Application deadline: December 17th, 2018
How to apply:
Candidates can apply online (preferable) or through post.
For online submission: Please visit http://jobs.cseindia.org and choose ‘PO – 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 contacted for an interview and written test.