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April 20, 2018

FICCI looking for the post of Research Associate – Policy Research

Organization: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

Position: Research Associate – Policy Research

Location: New Delhi

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Any Post Graduate (preferably Economics/ Applied Sciences)
Experience: Minimum 2 years of working experience with working knowledge of skill development ecosystem. Preferably from policy research background.

Skills required: 
— Knowledge of NSDC and Sector Skill Council functioning
— Understanding of Skill development ecosystem and its stakeholders, MSDE, NSDA, NSDC, SSC, State Skill Missions etc.
— Knowledge of writing reports, policy briefs, white papers etc.
— Strong verbal and written communication skills
— Superior attention to detail, prioritization of tasks, time management, and organizational skills
— Ability to handle stressful situations, demonstrating diplomacy and tact under pressure
— Analytical Skills
— Probing Skills
— Achievement oriented
— Effective Decision-making
— Self-motivated, energetic learner

Roles and Responsibilities:
> Develop policy briefs on issues impacting TVET ecosystem in the country
— In order to develop FICCIs stand on various policy issues pertaining to TVET ecosystem

> Track public policy issues and decisions impacting TVET space.
— In order to enhance the FICCIs internal capacity and identifying the FICCIs role in changing ecosystem

> Conduct Market Research of skill development ecosystem in the country.
— In order to capture the industries demand and support in identifying FICCI and governments role in addressing the demand

> Conduct critical analysis of the TVET policies and practices
— In order to identify the gaps in the current TVET policies and practices and develop white papers and reports

> Develop whitepapers, research papers, concept papers etc on the TVET systems.
— In order to strengthen the FICCIs policy advocacy with government and engagement with industry

> Support the FICCI Skill Development Division with day to day functioning.
— In order to strengthen the overall functioning of the division

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply through Job_Research Associate-Policy Research_FICCI

About FICSI: FICCI – Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies.

A non-government, not-for-profit organization, FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.

FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers, and the international business community.