Project Manager

Posted By: Parisar


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Parisar Sanrakshan Sanvardhan Santha (Parisar) is a non-profit organisation based in Pune. Parisar works in the field of environmental awareness, education and action.

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We are inviting applications for the post of Project Manager to lead the work on plastics, specifically working with the street vendors in India. Parisar is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all eligible candidates to apply. The Job Description (JD) of the positions is as follows.


To conduct primary research as per project work plans

To research, analyse, synthesise and produce briefs on policies, trends and matters of current interest pertaining to plastic and street vending

To help collect, analyse and interpret data on Reuse systems in street vending

To contribute to and publish reports, blogs, articles and policy analysis / briefs regularly

To support the outreach work through research and data analysis

Project Management

Prepare work-plan at start of the project year and coordinate the implementation of the work-plan after it’s approval

Identify potential risks and plan for mitigating them

Highlight potential delays and/or need for additional resources to meet project objectives


To build capacity of identified street vendor representatives and disseminate information through organising workshops, seminars etc

To help in developing and maintaining good relationships with street vendor unions, civil society organisations, and other relevant groups

To participate and contribute to alliance building process at local and national level

To volunteer to causes other than plastic pollution and build linkages

Expected qualities

Aptitude for research and project management, and fast learner

Ability to work with communities who have been affected by SUP bans

Ability to work in a team and become a team player

Open to extensive travel across India

Commitment towards social change and environmental protection

Comfortable with ambiguity

Sensitivity towards gender, caste, regional and cultural concerns

Self aware, driven and creative

Good oral and written communication in English and Hindi, and one other Indian language

Minimum 5 years work experience, of this at least two years in a project management role

The compensation for the positions would be around Rs. 7.2 Lakh per annum. Final offer will depend on education and experience. The position will initially be for a period of one year, and extension will depend on mutual agreement and continuation of the project. This position is based in Kolkata.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Parisar
  • About Organization:Parisar is an NGO working in the field of environmental awareness, education and action since its formation in the early 1980s. Its area of interest spreads across a wide range of subjects from nature conservation to sustainable development, in fact everything that affects our ability to live on the earth- the air, the water, the quality of land- all that which contributes to our healthy planet and in turn healthy life.

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