Opportunities

Research Analyst - China Studies (People's Liberation Army)
Research Analyst- China Studies
Research Analyst - Indo-Pacific Studies Programme
Research Associate – Universal Healthcare Coverage in India
Research Analyst – Life science policy
Junior Programme Manager
Programme Manager
Designer

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on various projects under its Indo-Pacific Studies Programme. Work under the programme is spread across four different research areas, i.e., China Studies, Diplomacy & Security, Emerging Technologies and New Geopolitical Frontiers.

The China Studies initiative has a three-fold objective. It aims to:

  • understand the internal and external dynamics shaping the policies of the People’s Republic of China,
  • analyse the different sources of friction and opportunities keeping in mind Indian national interests, and
  • recommend actionable measures for Indian policymakers.

The Diplomacy & Security initiative studies the evolving policies of different actors across the Indo-Pacific. The aim is to recommend pathways for India to strengthen its relationships with like-minded partners, particularly in its immediate geographical neighbourhood, and operationalise collaboration in areas of common interest.

The Emerging Technologies initiative functions in collaboration with Takshashila’s High-Tech Geopolitics Research Programme. It explores the threats and opportunities for India across a range of sectors, such as semiconductors, rare earths, electronic and autonomous vehicles, etc, while recommending actionable policy measures.

New Geopolitical Frontiers examines emerging competition in areas like the deep seas, the polar regions and space.

We are looking for research analysts to work on tracking the Chinese armed forces and their impact on India’s national security.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The role primarily involves researching on different aspects of the PLA’s modernisation effort
  • Creating analytical frameworks assessing developments related to the Chinese armed forces and their impact on Indian security interests
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary

Eligibility:

  • A good understanding of the Chinese political system
  • Familiarity with Chinese government publications and media ecosystem
  • Proficiency in Chinese language preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A postgraduate degree in International Relations, Strategic Studies or a related field
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on various projects under its Indo-Pacific Studies Programme. Work under the programme is spread across four different research areas, i.e., China Studies, Diplomacy & Security, Emerging Technologies and New Geopolitical Frontiers.

The China Studies initiative has a three-fold objective. It aims to:

  • understand the internal and external dynamics shaping the policies of the People’s Republic of China,
  • analyse the different sources of friction and opportunities keeping in mind Indian national interests, and
  • recommend actionable measures for Indian policymakers.

The Diplomacy & Security initiative studies the evolving policies of different actors across the Indo-Pacific. The aim is to recommend pathways for India to strengthen its relationships with like-minded partners, particularly in its immediate geographical neighbourhood, and operationalise collaboration in areas of common interest.

The Emerging Technologies initiative functions in collaboration with Takshashila’s High-Tech Geopolitics Research Programme. It explores the threats and opportunities for India across a range of sectors, such as semiconductors, rare earths, electronic and autonomous vehicles, etc, while recommending actionable policy measures.

New Geopolitical Frontiers examines emerging competition in areas like the deep seas, the polar regions and space.

We are looking for research analysts to analyse China’s domestic and foreign policy.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role primarily involves researching domestic political developments in China and Chinese foreign policy
  • Creating analytical frameworks and assessing the implications of developments in China for India’s national interests
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary

Eligibility:

  • A good understanding of the Chinese political system
  • Familiarity with Chinese government publications and media ecosystem
  • Proficiency in Chinese language required (at least HSK-3 level)
  • A postgraduate degree in International Relations or a related field
  • Experience conducting policy research will be preferable, but is not compulsory
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on various projects under its Indo-Pacific Studies Programme. Work under the programme is spread across four different research areas, i.e., China Studies, Diplomacy & Security, Emerging Technologies and New Geopolitical Frontiers.

The China Studies initiative has a three-fold objective. It aims to:

  • understand the internal and external dynamics shaping the policies of the People’s Republic of China,
  • analyse the different sources of friction and opportunities keeping in mind Indian national interests, and
  • recommend actionable measures for Indian policymakers.

The Diplomacy & Security initiative studies the evolving policies of different actors across the Indo-Pacific. The aim is to recommend pathways for India to strengthen its relationships with like-minded partners, particularly in its immediate geographical neighbourhood, and operationalise collaboration in areas of common interest.

The Emerging Technologies initiative functions in collaboration with Takshashila’s High-Tech Geopolitics Research Programme. It explores the threats and opportunities for India across a range of sectors, such as semiconductors, rare earths, electronic and autonomous vehicles, etc, while recommending actionable policy measures.

New Geopolitical Frontiers examines emerging competition in areas like the deep seas, the polar regions and space.

We are looking for research analysts to work on various projects under our Indo-Pacific studies programme.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role primarily involves researching developments in the Indo-Pacific region, carrying out research that cuts across multiple disciplines
  • Creating analytical frameworks and assessing the implications of developments in China for India’s national interests
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary

Eligibility:

  • A postgraduate degree in International Relations or a related field
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work across disciplines
  • Experience conducting policy research will be preferable. Alternatively, work experience in specific sectors of interest to the Programme will be viewed favourably
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on universal health coverage in India under our Health and Life Sciences Programme. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role primarily involves understanding gaps in India health coverage, including specific areas of interest such as nutrition, data surveillance, primary health centres. 
  • Creating analytical frameworks assessing technological developments that can be mapped to these gaps.
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary 

Eligibility:

  • A good understanding of India’s public health system
  • 2-5 years experience in public health in India 
  • A postgraduate degree in public health
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on various projects under our Health and Life Sciences Programme. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role primarily involves researching policy developments and identifying potential policy gaps in India’s life science sector. 
  • Creating analytical frameworks and recommendations for policy changes. 
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary 

Eligibility:

  • A postgraduate degree in life sciences from India 
  • Prior policy training is not mandatory, but will be preferred 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

Takshashila is a pioneer in modern public policy education in India. We provide the best public policy education in the country. We run multiple education programmes that vary in their intensity and duration. We are looking for a Junior Programme Manager to join our policy school team.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the Programme Manager in coordinating the programmes end-to-end activities from  admission to programme closure. 
  • Monitor programme communication with students on different platforms (Example: Slack, LMS, Email etc)
  • Attention to detail to ensure schedules are adhered to, processes followed, data captured and validated diligently
  • Support Programme Manager on all activities and ensure quality control is maintained across the programme
  • Enjoy student interaction

Must Have Skills

  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask 
  • Team player and an enabler towards a nurturing working environment
  • Passion to work with people and eventually play the role of a guide for students
  • Project management experience is a big advantage
  • Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Administrative skills for operating LMS (Learning Management System), SIS (Student Information System) & integrated communication platforms like Slack, Teams, etc
  • Familiarity with tools and metrics needed to evaluate a programme
  • Capacity to identify and minimize risks
  • People skills: Ability to resolve conflicts, demonstrate diplomacy and professionalism when dealing with stakeholders

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

Takshashila is a pioneer in modern public policy education in India. We provide the best public policy education in the country. We run multiple education programmes that vary in their intensity and duration. We are looking for a Programme Manager to join our policy school team.

 

Job Description: 

As a Programme Manager, you will contribute towards the strategic growth of Takshashila’s education initiatives. You will be responsible for managing one or more of our public policy education programmes(www.takshashila.org.in/courses). You will work with internal and external stakeholders to design the curriculum, plan the marketing strategy, create the schedule, execute the programmes, document the processes, report on the progress, and make recommendations on how to scale and improve the programmes. 

 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Taking ownership and coordinating from admission to programme closure. 
  • Multi-tasking and sticking to processes
  • Ensuring high quality is maintained across planning, monitoring and programme delivery 
  • Accountable for a professional and amicable communication with students on different platforms (Example: Slack, LMS, Email etc)
  • Attention to detail is paramount to ensure schedules and SLAs are adhered to, SOPs, checklists, processes followed and data captured timely and validated diligently
  • Ensure checks and balances are operationalised
  • Stakeholder Management: 
    • Passion to play a people facing role
    • Nurture team building 
    • Be a guide to the students enrolled for the Programme
    • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders effectively
    • Good written and verbal/ articulation skills

Skills and Qualifications

  • (Post) Graduate degree from a recognised institution
  • Any Project Management certification

Must haves

  • Having atleast 5 years of demonstrable project management experience in a similar role
  • Sound knowledge of project management methodologies and working proficiency
  • Demonstrable proficiency in tools for project management including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) & Learning Management System  administration
  • Detailed oriented and ability to multitask 
  • Selfstarter, proactive and goal oriented
  • Capacity to identify and minimize risks. Create mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Team player and an enabler towards a nurturing working environment
  • Ability to identify people’s strengths and keep them motivated
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Good to have

  • PMP, Prince2 or related certification

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

 

The Takshashila Institution is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organisation committed to increasing public awareness and educating people on public policy, governance and strategic affairs. We are engaged both in policy research and education. The think tank creates ideas, and the policy school imparts these to people who can use them to make a difference.

We at Takshashila are looking for a freelance designer based out of Bangalore, who will be responsible for executing all our design requirements and further the growth of our brand.

 

Your primary role:
• Gathering design requirements
• Complete design work by coordinating with various stakeholders and vendors
• Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material, copy, font style and size
• Attention to details
• Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief
• Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required
• Liaison with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed in the highest quality
• Create visual aspects of marketing materials, website and other media
• Work internally with the team to create cohesive designs that reflect Takshashila tone, culture and values

 

Must have:
• Experience working with illustrator, photoshop and indesign
• Ability to absorb constructive criticism from the team
• Good taste and sense of aesthetics
• Good communication skills
• Adaptive design eye and skill
• Ability to think and execute
• Manage and create high quality design

 

Good to have:
• Graduate degree in Fine Art Design or related discipline
• Minimum 2 yrs relevant experience

 

You can email your CV and portfolio to contact@takshashila.org.in