About the Organisation:

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. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. 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.

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru

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About the Program- Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.

Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

About the Opportunity:

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. WRI India is working closely with Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India on various initiatives and one of them is Pilot on Formulation of Local area Plan (LAP) and Town Planning Scheme (TPS) under AMRUT sub-scheme.

WRI is anchoring the project in Dehradun and looking for an associate candidate with good planning, analytics, design and communication skills. Selected candidate will conduct research, liaising with partners, government agencies and experts, undertaking analysis and synthesize solutions towards project deliverables and on-site project implementation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The candidate will undertake and oversee a range of responsibilities for the projects as are listed below:

  • Project organization and stakeholder coordination
  • Data collection, collation and analysis.
  • 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.


  • Master’s degree in Urban Planning / City Planning / Housing (or relevant planning courses)
  • Any Bachelors’ Degree
  • Proficiency in Hindi and English is must (Reading, writing and communicating)
  • Excellent communication skills to clearly advise the stakeholders on plans, policies and financial models
  • Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Proficiency in GIS, AutoCAD and MS Office
  • Good graphic skills is an added advantage.
  • Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner, think creatively, work calmly and enthusiastically.

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Salary and Benefits:

  • Rs.8,00,000 to 9,00,000 CTC PA
  • Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package
  • Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get:
    • Health benefits: We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhs
    • Term Insurance: Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staff member.
    • Employee Assistance program: Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balance.
    • Digital healthcare service: Online doctor consultations for your primary healthcare needs.
    • Flexible work schedule:  Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their job.
    • Learning culture: Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunities
    • Rest and Recharge weeks: We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.
    • Our leave policy: Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.


  •  Full-time term hire for 1 year (Extendable based on performance and project budget)


  • Dehradun

How to Apply:

  • CLICK HERE, for Official Notification and Application
  • List of Documents to be attached: Cover Letter, Resume
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. 

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