Applications for the post of Project Managers at Tata Trusts
Organization: Tata Trusts
Position: Project Managers
Location: Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Educational Qualification: Economics degree from reputable university, or experience relevant to project (journalism, public policy etc)
— 7 – 15 years
— Project management experience, likely from management consulting, think tank or similar
— Experience from engagement of civil society groups, sector experts and/or policy makers at state level (preferably in Andhra Pradesh or Rajasthan)
— Self-motivated, ambitious
— English essential (Hindi and Telugu a bonus)
— Flexible work hours and travel
— Must be able to keep pace and perform in an environment without constant direct supervision.
Job Overview: Opportunity for skilled Project Managers to work with the top-ranked economics think tank Copenhagen Consensus Center in collaboration with the Tata Trusts. Positions are currently available with a near term flexible start date and will last for approximately 18 months. Follow-on positions are also possible in the organization.
This particular projects, Andhra Pradesh Priorities or Rajasthan Priorities, take the Center’s cost-benefit methodology for identifying and prioritizing high-yielding policy solutions to the state level for maximum impact. We are inviting applications for several roles covering project management, research management, fundraising, outreach, advocacy, communications.
We are looking for candidates who are intelligent, ambitious and have a passion for economics and smart policy solutions. A high level of motivation and excellent communication skills are required to manage a Copenhagen Consensus project. All major domestic and international stakeholders will be engaged to include the highest levels of the government, domestic and international development organizations, the top private sector companies, civil society and the general populace. The Project will include commissioning research, coordinating top economists and sector experts, working with Nobel Laureates, and managing the research process to final publication, top media representatives and other high ranking people. In addition, there will be on- going fundraising, reporting to donors, fostering relationships, and establishing high-level media engagement and partnerships.
Flexibility to work on multiple work streams, a natural aptitude for organization, and deadline-driven deliverable creation are equally important in this fast-paced environment, as is the ability to handle the workload and stress implicit in projects with fixed deadlines. Please review our project in Bangladesh at www.bangladesh-priorities.com to get a basic understanding of a similar project.
Copenhagen Consensus Center is a virtual organization working with high skilled people around the world. We are a flat organization with high degree of individual responsibility. Candidates must be able to keep pace and perform in an environment without constant direct supervision.
Remuneration: Commensurate with experience
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit an updated CV and a short email message (or cover letter) describing why you are a suitable candidate to Roland Mathiasson at firstname.lastname@example.org with “India Priorities Project Application” in the subject line.
Last date to apply: 18 January 2017
— We will interview candidates continuously, so we are looking forward to your application as soon as possible. You are welcome to contact us on above email address if you have questions.
— We are anticipating appointing 2 to 4 people at a mix of career stages for this project in either Andhra Pradesh or Rajasthan. Based in one of the two mentioned states or New Delhi, the state team will work together with our international organization and Indian partners.
About Copenhagen Consensus Center:
Copenhagen Consensus Center is an international think tank. We commission economic research from the world’s top economists on the costs and benefits of pursuing different policy options. We focus on solutions to major problems in the developing and developed world, and the need to prioritize solutions based on evidence. The results are communicated in media throughout the world. For this the Center’s leader Dr. Lomborg was named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time Magazine, and repeatedly named Global Top 100 Thinker by Foreign Policy.
Copenhagen Consensus Center is a virtual organization working with high skilled people around the world. We are a flat organization with high degree of individual responsibility.