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Vacancy for Short Term Consultant at WRI in India

Vacancy for Short Term Consultant at WRI in India

Country: India
City: Banglore
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Apply for the Vacancy for Short Term Consultant at WRI in India. The name of the organization is  World Resources Institute (WRI)

Position Overview:

WRI India is seeking a short-term consultant to join the Climate Resilience Practice (CRP) team in India. The consultant will support the vision of CRP to help governments, civil society and private players to build a more resilient and sustainable development pathway.


The incumbent will have the following duties

  • Undertake analysis and evaluation of agricultural waste and residue of key crops in identified locations to map potential for feedstock that can contribute to textile production — based on technology, yield per hectare etc. and also current uses of residues (based on the bio refineries approach for most optimal use)
  • Create spatial databases of shortlisted feedstock taking into account current competing uses, harvesting practices etc.
  • Identify key resilience, risk and climate impacts using methodologies like Science Based Target Initiatives, Regenerative and Sustainable Agriculture Practices etc.
  • Work with the CRP team and key partner agencies to contribute to developing reports and other outreach products
  • Identify and interact with stakeholders on a regular basis to communicate research findings, get feedback and build outreach
  • Provide support to other CRP projects as and when required

Job Qualifications for Vacancy for Short Term Consultant

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering/Agri-tech/GIS and related fields
  • In depth knowledge of crop residue, textile fibre and associated supply chains
  • Expert knowledge and experience in use of GIS
  • Also, the ability to undertake complex quantitative and qualitative analysis of large data sets
  • Ability to work independently and shoulder responsibility
  • Likewise, an insightful, independent, analytical mind with a passion for environmental and sustainable development issues
  • Also, experience in contributing to research-based knowledge products grounded in strong analytical reasoning.
  • Furthermore, fluency in English and Hindi

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience with research organizations
  • Prior experience in engaging and interacting with key stakeholders from the environmental and developmental space
  • Also, understanding of concepts related to key technical climate change issues and trends faced by agriculture sector, and climate resilience and adaptation
  • Similarly, strong outreach and writing skills – speaking and writing to diverse audiences; delivering crisp well-nuanced pieces in quick turn-around time.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline05 November,2020
Company NameWRI



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