CDPS is looking for a highly entrepreneurial Associate Director to join the team in an exciting time of organisational growth and development. The AD will play a key role in placing India at the forefront of global innovation through the creation of science and technology research and its translation into social and commercial applications. The ideal candidate would be an entrepreneurial institution builder with high intellectual vitality and the ability to build and nurture long-term relationships with stakeholders across various sectors. An added advantage would be him/her having a deep passion for science and technology and the desire to direct work to develop and strengthen the science ecosystem in India.
The AD will play a key role in supporting the CEO and the Founders to build CDPSinto a world-class institution. The AD will provide the necessary vision, leadership, and skills which will enable the organisation to achieve its larger goal and create societal wealth from the adoption of STEM-based R&D in the public, private, and social sectors of India.
The AD’s goal is to work closely with the CEO as well as the other team members to establish CDPSas the pre-eminent organisation for enhancing the science and technology ecosystem in India, with expertise in policy, government engagement, capacity building, liaising with the corporate sector, and science communications.