Programme Officer for Climate Change Programme

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

  • Min 4-5 Years
  • New Delhi
Programme Officer for Climate Change Programme
Job Posted : Apr 17th, 2021

Job Description

About the Programme:

CSE’s Climate Change Programme is committed to championing the study of the most pressing issues related to the climate crisis, as well as the international and domestic interventions that characterize our response to this crisis. It is through this lens that the Climate Change team conducts and disseminates research on emerging climate issues and builds capacity through trainings and workshops to create multipliers for climate action in society.

Acknowledging our roles as an organisation and members of the global community, we are change-makers who work to raise awareness about the imperative to reduce GHG emissions while fighting the adverse impacts of climate change.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is looking for an individual who would be an integral member of the climate change team providing data and information analysis and research support in the thematic areas of adaptation, mitigation, policy development; support in various outreach events such as webinars, training programmes and networking interventions; as well as a prolific writer. Publications is an essential aspect of our research-based advocacy and the candidate is required to dive deep into critical and unbiased analysis on the varied dimensions of climate change. It is highly desirable for the candidate to have strong quantitative skills with the ability to represent complex data as easily comprehensible information for policy makers and the general public.

Qualification and Experience:

  • A Master’s or PhD degree in natural resource management, environmental science/law/economy, international relations, sustainable development or other fields relevant for the consultancy.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years of relevant working experience, including in-depth knowledge of climate change policies, programmes and good practices.
  • Ideally experience in the policy writing and practice of international climate change negotiations specifically the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its bodies.
  • Experience in developing country climate change needs. Experience in reporting on organizational or programmatic impacts will be considered an asset. Experience of working in an international organization will be considered an asset.
  • Substantial record of research and publications with an emphasis on environmental and climate change management and sustainable development, including non-scientific communications.
  • Essential for the candidate to have strong empirical skills with the ability to crunch complex quantitative data into easily comprehensive information for policy makers and the general public.
  • Excellent demonstrated writing skills and fluency in English is required.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) pays a competitive salary that will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

To apply for the above position, please visit and choose ‘PO – Climate’. Please submit your application latest by 30th April, 2021.

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.