Senior Research Associate/Research Associate - Energy

Senior Research Associate/Research Associate - Energy

Organization: CUTS International

Apply By: 21 Dec 2022

Location: Jaipur(Rajasthan)

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About the Organization

CUTS International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) began its journey in 1983 in Rajasthan, from a rural development communication initiative, a wall newspaper Gram Gadar (Village Revolution). This monthly wall newspaper is published regularly and has been instrumental in providing a forum for the oppressed classes to get justice. On seeing Gram Gadar, Rubens Ricupero, Secretary-General of UNCTAD (1995-2004) observed: “It confirmed my view that often the simple lack of awareness lies at the root of so much misery”.

Job Description

Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) seeks an experienced and committed resource for the position of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, with policy, regulatory and techno economic expertise in energy sector for its center for Jaipur, Rajasthan

 The candidate is expected to lead key projects, and play a key role in design, delivery and management of projects. Knowledge of practical aspects of power generation sector, economics, environment, law, and political economy is desirable.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out independent primary and secondary research that would help strengthen advocacy initiatives;
  • Develop key data sets, along with analytical tools, to capture performance in context of energy utilities and infrastructure;
  • Build consumer traction on key subjects such as regulations, socio-economic implications of energy sector developments, climate resilience and sustainability;
  • Research and analyse proposed legislation and regulations;
  • Prepare research reports, writing briefing papers, monographs, viewpoint papers etc.;
  • Ensure that key outputs are delivered in agreed timelines and budgets to highest standard;
  • Ability to undertake field visits and also work on the grassroots and also be able to lead engagement with government officials

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Graduate/Post Graduate from an institute of good repute in Energy/Public Policy/Development Studies/Economics/Law and/or regulatory affairs;
  • 1-4 years of professional experience of working on issues related to the energy sector viz. energy transition, electric vehicles, green energy, etc. is preferred.
  • Previous experience of public policy research and policy advocacy on energy related issues will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi both languages desired.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment will be an added advantage.
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