Senior Program Associate - Transport
WRI Ross Center
Bengaluru, India
6d ago

Senior Program Associate - Transport

Data Analysis & Technical Research Bengaluru, India

Senior Program Associate - Transport, WRI India

Who we are and what we do?

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.

Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

About your role :

In this role, you will be responsible for programmatic management, including knowledge, engagement, coordination, stakeholder management, monitoring, and reporting, for the Station Access and Mobility Program (STAMP) by WRI India Ross Center and Toyota Mobility Foundation.

How your day will unfold :

Main areas of responsibility for the position will include the following :

  • Work with the STAMP team to design and execute on-ground programs and research
  • Build knowledge with both breadth and depth in various aspects (such as policy, business models, technology) across transport and new mobility models
  • Environmental and socio-economic impact related to transport and new mobility models
  • Identify and engage leaders from public (transport) agencies, private sector, and civil society sectors in the space - manage relations and facilitate collaborations
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the STAMP program
  • Track and report progress on the program, including projects linked to the program
  • Capture learnings from the program into knowledge products (proposals, blogs and white papers)
  • Share learnings for dissemination and communication, as well as for continuous improvement of the programs
  • Lead, provide support to, and participate in relevant internal and external meetings and events
  • Job Qualifications and requirements we seek :

  • Master’s degree in sustainable development, business management, environmental science, political science, or other relevant fields
  • 5-7 years of relevant full-time work experience, preferably in an international environment.
  • Demonstrated capability in managing programs or complex projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in stakeholder engagement and relation management
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated capability of capturing essence from a large amount of complex information in limited time
  • Capable of learning quickly and independent thinking. Interested and curious to learn
  • Familiarity with circular economy concepts and thinking is a plus
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, with an ability to work in an ambitious and fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a small team
  • Organized and efficient
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally if needed (max. 25% of time)
  • Knowledge and work experience in one or more of the focal area value chains
  • Experience in setting up projects, including developing successful proposals.
  • Salary and Benefits : 10,00,000 to 11,50,000 CTC PA

    Duration : 1 year (Extendable based on performance and project requirements)

    Location : Bengaluru, India

    List of Documents to be attached :

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose.

    People-centric to the core :

    Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get :

    Health benefits : We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhs

    Term Insurance : Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staffmember

    Employee Assistance program : Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balance

    Digital healthcare service : Online doctor consultations for your primary healthcare needs

    Flexible work schedule : Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their job

    Learning culture : Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunities

    Rest and Recharge weeks : We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.

    Our leave policy : Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.

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    We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

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