Project Associate

Posted By: Habitat Forum (INHAF)


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Job Advertisement: Project Associate (2 Positions)

Project: ClimACT-Chennai Initiative

Habitat Forum (Inhaf) is currently seeking dynamic and dedicated individuals to join the ClimACT-Chennai Project as Project Associates. The initiative aims to comprehensively study the development of Chennai City in the context of climate change, explore policy options, establish stakeholder partnerships, and engage in advocacy and actions to foster resilience and de-carbonization pathways.

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu


1. Collaborate with other Project Associates under the guidance of the senior Leadership team.

2. Conduct in-depth studies in identified sectors related to urban development and climate change.

3. Prepare comprehensive working papers, policy briefs, and other documentation to support project objectives.

4. Establish collaborative relationships with government officials, subject matter experts, and civil society organizations.

5. Lead advocacy campaigns, including organizing workshops, meetings, webinars, and contributing articles to the media. Assist in various project-related activities as required.


1. Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline.

2. Minimum of 3 years of research and/or work experience.

3. Proficiency in Tamil is essential.

4. Good understanding of urban development and climate change issues and policies.

Remuneration: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and capabilities.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and published research paper or work samples to Please include "Project Associate Application - ClimACT-Chennai" in the subject line.

Habitat Forum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Join us in making a meaningful impact on Chennai's sustainable future through the ClimACT-Chennai Initiative!

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Habitat Forum (INHAF)
  • About Organization:Habitat Forum (INHAF), an Indian non-profit registered in 1999, is a network of professionals, civil society organizations, people engaged in academic and research work and others working in the human settlements development field, both rural and urban. Committed to better human settlements, especially the living conditions of the poor and lower income groups, it engages in studying development action and advocates required changes, focused on inclusivity, sustainability and equity. Informality, urban and rural housing, poverty, urbanisation, mobility and the role of professional education and that of civil society in development planning and action are its main areas of work. INHAF is a Public Charitable Trust and donations to it get tax exemption under Section 80 G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The organisation is also registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010.

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