ICLEI SouthAsia is looking for a State Project Associate for its Solid Waste Management project, to be based in Patna, Bihar. 

About the Organisation

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) is a network of more than 2500 local and regional governments, supported by a team of global experts, driving sustainable urban development worldwide. Active in 125+ countries, we impact over 25 percent of the global urban population. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia (ICLEI South Asia) – the South Asian arm of ICLEI, aims to build and serve a regional network of local governments to achieve tangible improvements in regional and global sustainability through local initiatives.

About the Job Position

  • Job Title: State Project Associate– Solid Waste Management (1 position)
  • Organization: ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia Location, Patna, Bihar
  • Type of Contract: Full Time Contractual Position (8 months)
  • Expected Start Date: 1st April, 2022
  • Application Deadline: 22nd March, 2022

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Roles and Responsibility

The State Project Associate – Solid Waste Management will be responsible for providing on-ground technical and coordination support for the implementation of an ongoing project. The Project Associate is expected to undertake day to day coordination with the Project Management Unit (PMU) & Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) and other relevant departments. Liaising with various state, district and local government authorities, especially panchayats and departments, and local stakeholders for project related work (including relevant industry associations, academia, civil society and other stakeholders) is expected.


  • Education: Master’s degree or equivalent post-graduate education in Urban Planning/ Engineering/ Science (environmental/civil) or allied fields.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant, post qualification, professional experience. Working experience with State Departments or other government institutions in the waste/ climate sector will be an advantage

How to Apply

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