Senior Project Associate, Food and Agriculture, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, non-profit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.
Our work focuses on building sustainable and livable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, World Resources Institute puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.
Program Overview :
WRI India’s Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration program aims to inform India’s transition towards sustainable food and land use systems.
The focus of the work is to develop strategies around protecting, maintaining, and restoring forest and agricultural landscapes to secure livelihoods of 700 million people directly dependent on forests and agriculture and strengthen India’s environmental well-being.
Position Overview :
WRI India is seeking an exceptional candidate to advance its ongoing work on reducing food loss and waste in India and support other research responsibilities as part of the Food and Land Use Coalition work that WRI India is undertaking.
The position is most suited to an individual who has an interdisciplinary background has a passion for working in the agriculture and food sustainability sector in India.
The position holder must be willing to travel within the country as necessary.
Scope of Work / Responsibilities :
The senior project associate will undertake series of activities listed below :
Project Management (15%)
Communication and Partnerships (35%)
Qualifications and Requirements :
Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis is a requirement.
Potential Salary : 10,00,000 to 12,00,000 INR CTC
Salary and Benefits :
Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.
Duration : 1 year
Location : Delhi, India