Council on Energy, Environment and Water Integrated | International | Independent

Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Consultant, Air Quality

At CEEW, we are deliberate about what we stand for (and what we don’t stand for!) as an employer. So, if the below description strikes a chord, we would love to hear from you!

At CEEW, we build careers in public policy

  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale
  • We actively promote leadership by initiative
  • We celebrate talent and ambition
  • You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow
  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations
  • Curiosity and irreverence, as well as responsibility, come together at CEEW
  • You will get above-market remuneration
  • We provide a safe space for all
  • At CEEW, your life is your example for others

Designation offered

Team/ Focus area
Clean Air

Reporting to
Programme Associate

New Delhi, India


CEEW seeks to hire a consultant with good programming and data analysis skills to join the Clean Air team. The role will further help CEEW's Clean Air team raise the bar. The role primarily involves analysing data from satellite-borne sensors, air quality models, regulatory-grade monitoring, etc., and building statistical models to quantify the impact of air quality management interventions on improving air quality.

The candidate is expected to have good data analysis and presentation skills.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities below, the individual should be prepared to take on additional responsibilities as and when necessary.

Job Duties and Accountabilities

Primary Responsibilities


  • Write codes to fetch and analyse air quality and related data from diverse sources.
  • Analyse data via statistical and machine learning models and build tools for the same.
  • Develop frameworks to evaluate the impact of air quality management interventions on improving air quality across Indian cities.
  • Write codes to perform statistical bias correction of air quality forecasts.
  • Produce high-quality research reports, policy briefs, and publications in leading peer-reviewed journals. Produce other knowledge products, such as blogs, policy briefs, etc., at regular intervals.

Programme assistance

  • Support effective outreach of research outputs through coordination with the outreach team and engagement with a broader network of stakeholders and concerned policymakers.
  • Participate in relevant conferences, workshops, and training programmes to gain a comprehensive understanding of developments in the air quality sector.

Selection Criteria Qualification

Bachelor's/Master’s in science, engineering, or other related fields.

Work experience

  • 1-2 years of experience.

Key skills

  • Ability to code proficiently in a programming language, preferably Python.
  • Prior experience in a programming/data science role.
  • Ability to present the work lucidly.
  • Creative thinker with demonstrated success in implementing out-of-the-box content ideas.
  • Demonstrated abilities to manage multiple priorities, projects and internal/external resources in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines and quality standards.
  • Strong drive and initiative, a self-starter.

Desirable skills

  • Ability to code in JavaScript.
  • Experience with GIS software.

If you are passionate about cleaning India's air and can turn air quality data into actionable insights, we would definitely consider hiring you! If you can collaborate closely with others to make this happen, you are probably the candidate we seek.

CEEW operates in a dynamic environment and the candidate will be required to show flexibility in undertaking various tasks.


Competitive compensation – commensurate to the experience and matching the best standards adopted by the industry or other similar organisations for similar roles.

Application Process

CEEW is an equal opportunity employer, and the selection process does not discriminate based on age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by us. We appreciate your interest.

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