Associate, S&T Policy


Job title: Associate, S&T Policy

Company: Centre for Civil Society

Job description: Job Description:

CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Science & Technology policy (S & T policy) @ CENTRE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY

About CCS: The Centre for Civil Society, a highly regarded public policy think tank based in New Delhi, advances social change through market liberal policy reforms. Our work in education, livelihood, and policy training promotes choice and accountability across private and public sectors. To translate policy into practice, we engage with policy and opinion leaders through research, pilot projects and policy training.

About S & T Policy @CCS: Furthering over two decades of CCS’ commitment to social change through public policy, the Science & Technology (S & T) policy unit @ CCS will function as the policy wing dedicated to advancing policy solutions that foster scientific enquiry and research and facilitate the creation and dissemination of new scientific knowledge

Job Profile: CCS is looking for a full-time Associate consultant to join its Science & Technology Policy vertical at an exciting time of organisational growth and development. The associate will work towards achieving the larger goal: creating a liberalised scientific and research ecosystem in collaboration with the public, private, and social sectors of India. The Associate will be responsible for research, analysis and reporting of S & T policy work and supporting the team in effective outreach of the programmatic activities.


Support in creation of primary and secondary research projects including production of high-quality succinct research outputs of different lengths and for different audiences: academic papers, policy briefs, student outreach material, blogs, etc.

Support seamless coordination with the Outreach team to disseminate research findings to stakeholders in the policy making ecosystem, including the media

Develop original content for social media posts, videos, podcasts, blogs, and websites to highlight S & T policy @ CCS’ work

Identify and build a robust pipeline of prospective partners across public and private sectors

Co-design program interventions in collaboration with the team

Manage program timelines and deliverables for effective implementation by setting up project management processes and guidelines

Identify bottlenecks and weaknesses, wherever applicable, and devise strategies and solutions

Ensure effective utilization of program budget through proper planning and tracking of planned activities.

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree in STEM from a reputed university. Additionally, a Masters degree in Developmental studies, Public Policy or Management will be preferred

Minimum of 1-2 years of full-time relevant professional experience working as an analyst or similar position will be preferred

High proficiency in analytical skills and ability to produce research reports

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to manage planning and execution of communications products, influencer strategies, and audience targeting

Demonstrable track record of communicating complex topics through audio, visual and written content

Soft Skills: Believer of classical liberal thought, entrepreneurial attitude, resilient, well read, who possesses the ability to nurture teams and drive high performance, public speaking skills, analytical & writing skills and interpersonal skills.

Compensation: CCS recognizes that the right candidate will have a significant impact on the success of the organization and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package for the non-profit sector, commensurate with experience.

Location: The position will be based at the CCS office in Delhi. Frequent travel around India with potential for international travel to partners and conferences will be expected.

To apply: Interested candidates must attach an updated CV, a statement of intent and at least 2 relevant publications/writings. Selected candidates will be called for interviews. Please email to with the subject line: Associate, S & T Policy @ CCS

Expected salary:

Location: New Delhi

Job date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 05:31:00 GMT

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