Job Opportunity for Research Analyst – Low-Carbon Economy at CEEW in New Delhi

Website Council On Energy , Environment, and Water

Designation offered
Research Analyst

Team/ Focus area
Low-Carbon Economy

Reporting to
Programme Associate

New Delhi


CEEW seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Research Analyst to expand its work in the area of low carbon economy, particularly in the evolving field of AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use) sector. Our programme of work on policy analysis is driven with the broader objective to support India’s energy and climate policy through evidence based unbiased research and cutting-edge analytical approaches. The candidate should have a strong interest in climate policy issues along with an inclination towards sustainable agriculture and land-use emissions approaches. Prior knowledge in Integrated Assessment Modelling will be an advantage.

Job Duties and Accountabilities


To study existing literature and build analytical understanding of the Indian AFOLU sector emissions and their reduction potentiality
To conduct an in-depth modelling exercise (using GCAM) focussing on a particular theme of the AFOLU sector using relevant tools and software
To develop research projects to strengthen and expand the existing programme of research with particular focus on AFOLU sector
To survey and analyse the research data using different data analysis software and tools
To publish in high quality peer reviewed national and international journals
To present research to key constituencies, advisory bodies, conferences & research institutes
To develop research networks locally, nationally and internationally in support of research programmes
To extrapolate and verify data provided by research analysts/programme officers, evaluate, organise and edit the data into comprehensive standard report forms
To develop surveys and questionnaires and to collect, collate and analyse responses using different data analysis software and tools
To keep a tab on the policy developments in India and across key countries of the world on AFOLU, energy, and climate policy
To write research reports/papers
To generate knowledge content – blogs, policy briefs in regular intervals
To engage with relevant stakeholders, represent organisation and attend conferences and sessions, relevant to climate policy
To travel to project sites, when required, to conduct interviews or collect data for different research projects
Selection Criteria


Master’s degree with specialisation in agriculture, agricultural economics, forestry or related field
Should have a strong inclination towards research, including an understanding of experimental and analytical research
Familiarity with quantitative skills and a high degree of comfort with quantitative and qualitative analysis
Main skills

Basic understanding of the AFOLU sector is essential
Strong analytic skills including programming knowledge of R/Python
Strong networking and business development skills
Ability to conduct techno-economic analysis, cost & benefit analysis, sound knowledge of basic economic principles
Good written and oral communication skills; Good report writing skills
Ability to use MS Office application suit including MS Excel

Willingness to learn new (research and project management) skills
Ability to adapt to new environment and deliver under tight deadlines in a professional environment
Striving for rigour in research and quality in work output
Ability to dig deeper into details, while also keeping a sense of the broader objectives and big picture
Willingness to learn, grow and develop at personal and professional front, at a rapid pace with a steep learning curve
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment

CEEW offers competitive compensation commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application Process

CEEW is an equal opportunity employer and the selection process does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, or caste. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

We will review applications on a rolling basis, so we advise interested applicants to apply at the earliest possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We appreciate your interest.

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