World Resources Institute (WRI)

EPP (Road Safety & Urban Transport)

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Job Description

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. Our work focuses on building sustainable and livable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, Analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being. WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, Civil Society Organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India. We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization with more than 1000 experts and other staff around the world. World Resources Institute began in Washington, DC, in 1982 to provide cutting edge analysis to address global environment and development challenges. WRI spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States. In all of these locations, WRI works with government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action based on high-quality data and objective analysis. Position Overview: Under sustainable cities program we use technical expertise, cutting-edge research and on-the-ground partnerships to design solutions that enable sustainable city growth. We collaborate with local and national decision-makers across states to implement projects that overcome the challenges of urbanization and make cities that are better for people. Taking this initiative forward, WRI India is commencing its engagement with Delhi government to work on various road safety and street design project, this is an initiative to improve safety and accessibility across Delhi. We are looking for a candidate with Data Analytics and design skills. Key Responsibilities: The candidate will undertake and oversee a range of responsibilities for the projects as are listed below:
  • Compilation and analysis of collected data .

  • Preparation of necessary drawings, reports, presentations, graphics, etc.

  • Assistance in conducting community awareness, Capacity Building programs, trainings and workshops.

  • Assist in primary Data Collection, compilation, analysis and visualization

  • Preparation of necessary drawings, reports, presentations, graphics, etc.

  • Assistance in conducting community awareness, capacity building programs and workshops.

  • Assist the team in timely delivery of activities as outlined in the project.

Required Attributes and Credentials:
  • Bachelors’ Degree (or higher) in Civil Engineering, Architecture or Planning.

  • Master’s degree in Transport Planning

  • Proficiency in English and Hindi is a must. (Reading and Writing)

  • Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative Data Analysis is a requirement.

  • Proficiency in GIS, Autocad and MS Office is a requirement.

  • Familiar with design of roads & intersections, data collection, research & analysis.

  • Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner, think creatively, work calmly and enthusiastically.

Duration: 1 Year Location: Delhi, India To Apply: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test. We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability
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