Current Vacancy

Project Associate-Financial Services Sector

Job description

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.) or post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), Masters in Finance, with research and/or teaching experience in the related fields of minimum of four years are encouraged to apply. Candidates with demonstrable experience in conducting high-level training programmes in the area of financial services sector will be given preference.
Job Profile and Responsibilities
Project Associate at CIRC are expected to:
• Help in conducting research (desk and field research) and other related activities to effectively deliver customized research and capacity building solutions to CIRC clients.
• Coordinate with senior experts to work under their guidance.
• Liasioning with regulators and industry to conduct events and training programmes.
• Research, draft and edit course modules, research reports, articles, etc.
• Overall responsibility of developing and delivery of trainings/courses in the core areas.
• Helping in organising research events and conferences; preparing outreach material for social media and print media.
• Organise/attend events, trainings and workshops.
• Implementation of specific activities as assigned from time to time in the course of discharge of duties.

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Research Analyst for project on Social Sector Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in India

Role Description:
Assisting in data collection through field visits & personal interviews, research writing including analysis of case studies and providing policy recommendations.

Educational requirements
• Bachelor's degree from a reputed institution.
• Full-time masters in social sciences/ political science/ public policy/ public administration/ law, journalism or related discipline.

Relevant experience
• Background of working on similar national or international projects in think tank/ academic institute/ NGO or corporate environment.
• Record of 2-3 publications of research writing out of which at least 2 must be independent (one of these could be an unpublished piece/ work submitted for publication at the level of a master's dissertation).

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Internships @CIRC

CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition (CIRC) aims at

• Facilitating research to enhance understanding and explore inter-disciplinary linkages among the identified subjects e.g. economic regulation, competition policy and law, public private partnerships etc.
• Creating and maintaining a knowledge database
• Offering consultancy services to governments, regulators, business, etc.
Internship programmes at CIRC are offered in varied disciplines and involve graduate, pursuing as well as post graduate students. Duration of internships at CIRC also varies with the programme discipline, ranging from one month to three months and is provided in both full time as well as part time basis. Interns are expected to dedicate their time, talent and creative skills towards every assignment given to them. In return interns get learning opportunities and experiences that help them with both academic and professional growth.

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Associate Fellow and Fellow, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)

JOB CODE: CIRC03AFE for Associate Fellow and CIRC04FE for Fellow

Job Profile
We seek an experienced professional to be a part of a dynamic team at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC), New Delhi in its Global Initiative for Sustainable Infra-structure (GISI). One of the objectives of CIRC is to support the development of sustainable infrastructure, with specific focus on public-private partnerships (PPP), to make infrastructure and ser-vices people centric, sustainable, accessible and affordable to all and make economies more attractive to potential investors.

CIRC seeks to help develop the eco-system for green infrastructure and to build competi-tive physical and social infrastructures by promoting a people centric PPP approach by developing a new framework for People First PPPs, regulatory and policy audits for ena-bling environment, innovative financing options, supporting capacity building in “people”, public sector and private sector for managing PPP transactions and partnerships. The ob-jective to develop an inclusive framework with delivery to the poor and marginalised at the heart of it.

GISI would be focusing on people centric projects in the infrastructure sector such as re-newable energy, water and sanitation, rural supply chains, integrated civic projects in towns and villages, medical and health services, transport, ICT, skill development etc. While focus would be on India, it would work extensively in the developing countries across the world through a network of governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions, other similar organisations and institutions.

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