Sunday, May 15, 2011

PRS Legislative Research Job Opening

PRS is looking to hire one person for the position of Manager of the Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Programme.

Core Responsibilities: The Programme Manager will be responsible for the management and execution of the Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship Programme. S/he will be involved in the day to day management of the programme, which would include engaging with Members of Parliament to understand their research needs as well as managing the team of Legislative Fellows to coordinate their training modules, their research work for the MPs and other activities of the LAMP Fellowship. The Programme Manager will also initiate capacity building programmes for the LAMP Fellows through the year. In addition, the person will be required to undertake outreach oriented projects at PRS.

Abilities Required: (i) Effective management skills to engage and manage bright young LAMP Fellows (ii) Strong inter-personal skills to engage with Members of Parliament (iii) Ability to grasp issues related to policy and Parliament and work with data (iv) Sharp oral and written communication skills (v) Ability to undertake multiple projects and deliver in a timely manner.

Qualifications sought: Masters degree in any discipline. 3-5 years of work experience sought.

Location: New Delhi

Emoluments offered: Flexible depending on qualifications and abilities

Please email your details and CV to talent@prsindia.org with the subject line: “LAMP Programme Manager”

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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