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Toxics Link
Position: Sr. Programme Officer – Waste & Sustainability
Location: New Delhi

Toxics Link is an environmental NGO, dedicated to bringing toxics related information into the public domain, both relating to struggles and problems at the grassroots as well as global information to the local levels. We work with other groups around the country as well as internationally in an understanding that this will help bring the experience of the ground to the fore, and lead to a more meaningful articulation of issues. Toxics Link also engages in on-the ground work especially in areas of municipal, hazardous, medical, e-waste, plastic waste and management and food safety among others. Working in networks, utilizing community outreach and education, policy analysis, research, training and program development, we work at the state and central levels to help create solutions, which are driven by the needs of people. We are also involved in a wider range of environmental issues in Delhi and outside as part of a coalition of non-governmental organizations.

The current opening is in the Waste and Sustainability team which primarily engages in research and advocacy for providing sustainable solutions and effective policies to improve the current waste management system in the country. The team advocates for both upstream and downstream solutions and engages with diverse stakeholders to achieve that. The key interventions include policy analysis, generation of data, documentation of best practices, creation of models, building capacity of policy makers and other stakeholders and campaigning. The position is based in New Delhi.

JOB PROFILE

The candidate will be expected to contribute to the team’s overall work, especially on research and implementation.

Specific tasks will involve-
• Research on policy and related issues;
• Data Analysis and Information synthesis required for specific research;
• Preparation of reports and communication materials;
• Assist in designing and executing campaigns on environmental issues
• Enhancing network of identified stakeholders;
• Assist in planning and organizing training and capacity building workshops
• Field work and travel as required.

SKILLS
• Excellent writing skills, should be able to present information in both research as well as outreach form
• Ability to comprehend and synthesize diverse information;
• Good communication and networking ability;
• Ability to work under deadlines;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Should be post-graduate in environmental sciences/ environmental management and engineering/science/ social science stream from a recognized university. Candidate with masters in other stream can also apply but preference will be given to science background.
• Should have minimum 3 years of working experience in the development sector; previous experience in environmental sector (especially waste management) will be an advantage. Please do not apply if you do not posses requisite work experience.

Please send your application stating your suitability for this position.

Send in your CV to:
• snigdha@toxicslink.org, by E mail Mark the e-mail with the subject line: ‘Application for post of “Sr. Program Officer-Waste & Sustainability”

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