Jobs@Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Organisation:  Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Apply By:  09 Mar . 2016
Location:  New Delhi(Delhi)

Consultant, International Migration and Diaspora Division

Consultant, International Migration and Diaspora Division

 

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

 

Location: New Delhi, India

 

Apply by: 9th March, 2016

 

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is working towards establishing and promoting the ‘Business Case for Migration’; giving voice to Industry in matters related to mobility of human resources. More information about the work of the Division can be found here: http://ficci.in/sector.asp?secid=96

The Division is currently hiring for the post of Consultant, International Migration and Diaspora Division.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The candidate will work closely with Industry members, International Organisations, Multilateral Organisations, Think Tanks and Governments on various projects to promote research and advocacy under the ‘Business Case for Migration’. This will include:

  1. Carrying out independent primary and secondary research
  2. Writing of reports, policy briefs and media articles
  3. Implementation of existing projects
  4. Organising of consultations and annual events
  5. Keeping abreast with latest immigration policies and its impact on destination and source countries
  6. Any other duties assigned by the Chair of the Taskforce on International Migration and Diaspora

Skills Required:

Essential:     

  1. Master’s degree in Economics, Development Studies, Political Science, Sociology or a related field
  2. A minimum of four years of experience in research and project management
  3. Training in research methods and data analysis
  4. Experience in using Excel and R/STATA/SPSS
  5. Sound knowledge of International and Development Economics
  6. Should be able to work independently
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  8. Willingness to learn

Desirable

  1. Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  2. Prior background in international migration and development research

The vacancy is for one year and will be renewed annually depending on satisfactory progress.

How to apply

Apply no later than 9th March, 2016. Please send a CV and a Cover letter (answering, ‘why am I best suited to this role?) to migration@ficci.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information courtesy: http://ngobox.org/job-detail_Consultant,-International-Migration-and-Diaspora-Division-Federation-of-Indian-Chambers-of-Commerce-and-Industry-_2115

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