Announcement - Technical Lead (Air Pollution)
Start Date – July 2021
India seeks a suitable candidate as the Technical Lead (Air
Pollution) for an anticipated project to support the Government of
the National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) in mitigating
Delhi's Air Pollution. The Technical Lead would be a vital member
of the core Program Management Unit (PMU) providing technical
support on identified work streams, policy support to government
officials, codesigning new research ideas, and facilitating expert
consultations and technical dialogues.
India faces the dual challenge of rapidly
improving living standards—through sustained economic growth &
expanded access to reliable and affordable energy—while
simultaneously reducing pollution for a cleaner and healthier
environment. EPIC India works hand-in-hand with the government &
industry partners to identify innovative ideas, pilot them on the
ground, & rigorously measure outcomes.
India Research & Partnership Management - The Technical Lead
will work as part of the core team housed at the GNCTD and report
to the Executive Director of EPIC India.
• To provide both technical
leadership as well as project management support to the Unit,
liaise with key stakeholders and provide inputs to the relevant
workstreams of the unit.
• To coordinate with experts on
the real-time source apportionment studies of air pollutants and
other key air pollution mitigation efforts initiated by the GNCTD
and ensure their success by:
- Ensuring project
adherence to general research design, sample selection,
management, and general research protocols, and overall
project management timelines
- Leading overall designing,
supervision, and management of surveys/data collection,
assessing field staff, facilitating contract negotiations,
overseeing survey piloting.
- Conducting complex data
analysis and ensuring data security transmission from
collection firms to the research team
work with technical experts/scientists and help co-develop a
'Clean Air Plan' for Delhi.
• To represent the PMU at
technical forums, policy briefings, and events
synthesize evidence from GNCTD project streams to identify
opportunities for new and innovate applied research opportunities
with direct potential to improve Delhi’s air
• A Master's or PhD degree in
environmental science/engineering, environmental economics, public
health, or public policy. Knowledge of modern impact evaluation
techniques and background in econometrics, statistics, and/or
survey data collection strongly preferred.
• At least 7
years of full-time professional experience (min 2 years for post
doc candidates) in development consulting, think tank, research
groups, or government
• Demonstrated knowledge of managing
large scale air pollution mitigation projects in implementation or
research settings is strongly preferred.
• An experience
working with government officials in India is preferred.
Ability to articulate scientific/technical matters to a non-expert
• Excellent oral and written communication
skills, both in English and Hindi, are required.
EPIC India offers competitive salaries.
Candidates will be interviewed and considered on a rolling basis.
Please send your resume along with a cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 8th July 2021, highlighting
"Technical Lead – Air Pollution" in the subject line.
Job Email id: email@example.com