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Programme Associate/Programme Lead- Industrial Sustainability



16 Aug 2023

31 Aug 2023



New Delhi

Job description

The job responsibilities include-

  • To track industrial pollution scenario, environmental performances, pollution norms, monitoring & reporting and compliance status and solutions in India vis-a vis global best practices
  • Research and report on industrial pollution policy/ regulations/norms in India vis-à-vis global standards and exploring a way forward
  • Research on real-time pollution monitoring (CEMS and CAAQMS)- assessment, challenges and solutions and working with the relevant stakeholders to assist in successful implementation
  • Survey (environmental/regulatory/industrial)- design, questionnaire development, execution, assessment and report preparation
  • Training and capacity building of stakeholders- regulators, industries and others on topics including environmental regulations, performance, pollution monitoring and reporting, compliance and best practices.
  • To provide research content for the organisation's web pages, blogs, issue briefs, etc
  • To help younger staff members build capacity on working with big data sets
  • To engage with relevant stakeholders from industries, policy experts, academicians
  • To participate in relevant conferences, workshops, training programmes for a comprehensive understanding on the subject in India and globally.


  • BTech/ BE/ MTech/ ME or Masters/ Ph.D in Engineering/Environment field
  • Project Associate: minimum - 5 years of experience
  • Project Lead: minimum - 10 years of experience

Work experience

  • Research experience and knowledge of industrial operations, best technology and practices, India’s environmental regime, policy & regulations, mandates, compliance check and governance system especially related to the industries is a must
  • Must have understanding of industrial pollution monitoring especially real-time monitoring systems- CEMS, CEQMS and CAAQMS and reporting mandates in India and overseas. Experience of environmental monitoring for industries and laboratory-based monitoring is a plus.
  • Experience of working with regulatory government agencies such as CPCB, SPCB, MoEFCC and relevant agencies is a plus
  • Writing and publishing (reports, articles, whitepapers and briefs etc.) experience is preferable.

Key skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills including quantitative and qualitative
  • Analysis skills for policy and regulations
  • Experience of survey design and execution
  • Ability to handle large datasets
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Creative thinker with eye for detail
  • Strong drive and initiative, a self-starter and a team player
  • The candidate should be willing to travel
About the organisation

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is one of Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions. The Council uses data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources. The Council addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It prides itself on the independence of its high-quality research, develops partnerships with public and private institutions, and engages with the wider public.

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