Project Officer (Research & Advocacy)

Posted By: ICLEI South Asia

New Delhi

Junior Management


Environment / Energy/ Waste Management

Job Description

Project Officer (Research & Advocacy) is expected to execute the typical tasks and responsibilities listed below. This is an indicative list; the tasks may vary depending upon the requirement.

• Support and undertake high quality urban sector research activities and analysis (including conducting interviews, focused group discussion and consultations) under limited supervision either as a member of a team, or where appropriate, independently

• Plan, develop, organize, analyze, edit, and proof-read written content relevant to ICLEI South Asia’s projects, including contributing to the preparation of ICLEI South Asia’s publications, technical reports, evaluations, manuals, events proceedings, literature reviews, discussion papers, training materials, newsletters etc.

• Collect, compile and analyze ICLEI member and non-member cities’ baseline information and data related to climate performance, commitment and action

• Assist team in regular reporting of cities’ climate performance, commitment and action on national and international reporting platforms (for e.g. annual reporting to Climate Data Project (CDP) ICLEI Unified Reporting System through the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) or any other programs and Government of India’s Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF) etc.)

• Support and promote ICLEI South Asia’s advocacy strategy and priorities, identifying and contributing to opportunities related to urban sustainability

• Support the project team by conducting high quality research and sharing unique insights and innovative ideas around urban sustainability including urban transport, biodiversity, health, air and water pollution, climate change resilience etc.

• Support in organization of ICLEI South Asia’s events/meetings/conferences, as required

• Keep their project manager at ICLEI South Asia updated on regular basis about their work and ongoing project activities

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:ICLEI South Asia
  • About Organization:CLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia (ICLEI South Asia) seeks a dynamic and creative individual to join its Delhi office as Project Officer (Research & Advocacy). Project Officer (Research & Advocacy) is primarily responsible for undertaking research and preparing quality written content for various projects under ICLEI’s five pathways which focus on low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development.