CCS is looking for a full-time Senior Associate consultant to join its newest venture S & T Policy @CCS at an exciting time of organisational growth and development. S/he will work with the Lead and Program Manager enabling the unit to seamlessly engage with a larger S & T mothership organisation, for which CCS will anchor the policy piece, resulting in a synergistic output.S/he will work towards achieving the larger goal: creating a liberalised scientific and research ecosystem in collaboration with the public, private, and social sectors of India.
The Senior Associate will be responsible for analysis and reporting of S & T policy work and supporting the Program Manager and the Lead in effective outreach of the programmatic activities.
●Support in creation of primary and secondary research projects including production of high-quality succinct research outputs of different lengths and for different audiences: academic papers, policy briefs, student outreach material, blogs, etc.
●Support seamless coordination with the Outreach team to disseminate research findings to stakeholders in the policy making ecosystem, including the media
●Develop original content for social media posts, videos, podcasts, blogs, and websites to highlight S & T policy @ CCS’ work
●Identify and build a robust pipeline of prospective partners across public and private sectors
●Co-design program interventions in collaboration with Program Manager and Lead
●Manage program timelines and deliverables for effective implementation by setting up project management processes and guidelines
●Identify bottlenecks and weaknesses, wherever applicable, and devise strategies and solutions
●Ensure effective utilization of program budget through proper planning and tracking of planned activities.