Research Officer

CBGA, New Delhi, India

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th June, 2018

Job Description

About CBGA: Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) is an independent, non-profit policy research organisation based in New Delhi. It promotes transparent, accountable and participatory governance, and a people-centred perspective in the country’s fiscal policy. Pursuing this vision, CBGA carries out research on public policies and budgets, training and capacity building on budgets, and policy advocacy with important stakeholders. Please visit to know more about us and our work.

Position: CBGA is currently inviting applications from qualified and motivated individuals for the position: “Research Officer”

Responsibilities: The Research Officer would be responsible for:

  • Carrying out quantitative and qualitative research on government finances;
  • Writing research study reports;
  • Developing policy briefs / discussion papers and public education material based on the research findings;
  • Engaging with various government officials, CSOs and other development partners;
  • Organising consultations, panel discussions or roundtables on the topics of research.

Location: New Delhi (with travel to different states / districts, when required)

Duration: One Year (renewable) contract.

Reporting: She/he would be reporting to the Research Coordinator in CBGA.

Eligibility: The applicant should be a committed and experienced researcher or development professional with a post-graduation degree in social sciences; at least 4-5 years of work experience in the domain of policy analysis; strong ability and willingness for multi-tasking; good writing and communication skills; familiarity with functioning and responsibility of institutions at various levels of government; ability to lead research projects independently; and willingness to travel extensively for implementation of research projects.

Remuneration: Commensurate with qualification and experience.

Applicants are requested to email their C.V. (with “Application for the Post of Research Officer as the subject line) with a Cover Letter (on why they are interested in the position and how suitable they are
for the same – in maximum 250 words) to: latest by 10 June, 2018. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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