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Vacancy for Junior Program Associate – Sustainable Cities and Transport at World Resources Institute | New Delhi | Architecture, Urban planning, Urban design, etc. (Exp: 0-2 Years)

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Junior Program Associate - Sustainable Cities and Transport at World Resources Institute

Vacancy for Junior Program Associate – Sustainable Cities and Transport at World Resources Institute | New Delhi |

Position:Junior Program Associate – Sustainable Cities and Transport
No. of Vacancies:N/A
Institution:World Resources Institute
Qualification:✔️  Bachelors’ Degree in Architecture or Planning/Master’s degree in the field of transport planning, Landscape design, Urban planning, and Urban design.
Experience:✔️ The candidate should have 0 to 2 years of work experience and is expected to have adequate understanding of Street design principles & Guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities: Details Provided Below
Job Description:Details Provided Below
Type:Full Time / Contractual
Location:New Delhi
Salary:✔️ 6,50,000 INR CTC 
Apply at:✔️ Apply Link Provided Below
Last Date:N/A

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Job description:

Junior Program Associate – Sustainable Cities and Transport

Who we are and what we do?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being. 

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 300 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. 

Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.

Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

About your role:

WRI India is supporting The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), Transport department under Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to reduce fatalities and injuries from road traffic crashes & Public Works Department (PWD) Streetscaping of 540 km of roads greater than (100 ft wide).

WRI, India is looking for a candidate to join our Road Safety & Urban Transport team to be based in Delhi. The individual will assist the team in street design/neighborhood planning and road safety projects in Delhi & other cities through provision of safe infrastructure, capacity building, community awareness programs, workshops, analysis, project-related data, documentation, Planning and Design, coordination between different stakeholders in the implementation of the projects. The successful candidate will work closely with his/her supervisor.

How you day will unfold:
The candidate will undertake and oversee specific responsibilities as are listed below.
• The candidate should have 0 to 2 years of work experience and is expected to have adequate understanding of Street design principles & Guidelines.
• Document and Coordination with Transport department, PWD, Traffic Police, Consultants, and other government offices/departments related to the projects.
• Assist in Reviewing and analyzing data received by PWD, Transport department.
• Support in organizing events, workshops, webinars, street audits, Tactical Urbanism interventions etc.
• Provide research-related support to other team members in Sustainable Cities and Transport.
• Coordinate / follow-up with internal and external partners for formulating reports/ summaries.
• Assist in primary data collection, Site visits, compilation, analysis, and visualization.
• Design and develop schematics and details for illustration and presentation.
• Preparation of necessary drawings, reports, presentations, graphics, etc.
• Assist the team in the timely delivery of activities as outlined in the project.

Qualifications and Requirements we seek:
• The candidate should have 0 to 2 years of work experience and is expected to have adequate understanding of Street design principles & Guidelines.
•  Bachelors’ Degree in Architecture or Planning/Master’s degree in the field of transport planning, Landscape design, Urban planning, and Urban design.
• Proficiency in English and Hindi is a must. (Reading and Writing).
• Clear ways of communicating research ideas.
• Ability to analyze and interpret data from various primary and secondary sources.
• Proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD, Sketchup is a must.
• Working knowledge of Adobe suite and GIS is preferred.
• General awareness of road safety, the street design will be preferred.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as the ability to collaborate with other stakeholders on deliverables.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

We are looking for candidates who are resourceful, able to work independently, well-organized and detail oriented. Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams at the intersection of research and policy, or engaging with development organizations, officials and policy processes will be an asset.

Location: Delhi, India

Duration: 1 year, with possibility of extension based on performance

Salary and Benefits: 6,50,000 INR CTC 

Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.

Start date: At the earliest 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) @WRI India

WRI India values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion across all areas of our work and workforce. Integrating these values into our actions fosters a progressive and collaborative culture and can also enhance our impact.  It is our responsibility to create a welcoming working environment for people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and experience to learn together. We are responsible for fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where questions, concerns and information about diversity, equity and inclusion are part of our ongoing dialogue and development.

Learn more about WRI India’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Click Here

People-centric to the core:

We keep our people at the centre of everything we do – from a welcoming work environment to benefits and a culture that encourages staff to stay healthy, happy, engaged, and growing.

Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get:

Health benefits: We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhs

Term Insurance: Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staff member

Employee Assistance program: Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balance

Digital healthcare service: Online doctor consultations for your primary healthcare needs

Flexible work schedule:  Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their job

Learning culture: Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunities

Rest and Recharge weeks: We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.

Our leave policy: Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.

Click here to know more about our benefits Careers | WRI INDIA (wri-india.org)

Equal employment @WRI India

We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.



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