Senior Associate

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


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.


CCS recognizes that the right candidate will have a significant impact on the success of the organization and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package for the non-profit sector, commensurate with experience.


Bachelor’s degree in STEM from a reputed university. Additionally, aMasters degree in Developmental studies, Public Policy or Management will be preferred


Minimum of 3 years of full-time relevant professional experience working as an analyst or similar position

High proficiency in analytical skills and ability to produce research reports

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to manage planning and execution of communications products, influencer strategies, and audience targeting

Demonstrable track record of communicating complex topics through audio, visual and written content

To Apply

Interested candidates must attach an updated CV, a statement of intent and at least 2 relevant publications/​writings. Selected candidates will be called for interviews. Please email to careers@​ccs.​inwith the subject line: Senior Associate, S & T Policy @ CCS.

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