New job JD – Assistant Policy Analyst or Policy Analyst (Digital Economy) in Rajasthan

JD – Assistant Policy Analyst or Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)
JD – Assistant Policy Analyst or Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

JD – Assistant Policy Analyst or Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

Company : CUTS International (Consumer Unity Trust Society)
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Rajasthan

Full Description

Assistant Policy Analyst/Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

JOB LOCATION: Jaipur, Rajasthan

JOB PROFILE:

We seek an experienced self-motivated candidate to be a part of a dynamic research team within

CUTS for the position of Assistant Policy Analyst/Policy Analyst.

The candidate will be integral part of the team working on data economy, covering diverse issues

like privacy; data protection; e-commerce; ease of doing digital business; data transfer; artificial

intelligence; internet of things; digital payments; intersection of technology and society;

regulation, competition, and taxation of digital economy firms; among others.

The work will include primary and secondary research for preparing research reports and papers,

policy and advocacy briefs, leading and participation in advocacy and dissemination initiatives.

Demonstrable expertise and experience in data economy is preferred.


Recruitment – Assistant Policy Analyst /

Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify emerging issues and trends in digital economy and technology; contribute in

designing project concepts and developing proposals for submission to potential donors;

  • Carry out independent primary and secondary research that would help strengthen advocacy

initiatives, and lead teams in this regard;

  • Identification, reach out and interacting with stakeholders.
  • Analyse the data collected through pilots, surveys, and stakeholder interactions, and report on

findings;

  • Analyse and interpret results of primary and secondary research, and prepare reports

detailing findings, recommendations, or conclusions, and lead teams in this regard.

  • Research and analyse proposed legislation and regulations.
  • Interpret policies and laws.
  • Research and drafts policy rulings on behalf of the organization.
  • Prepare research reports, writing briefing papers, monographs, viewpoint papers etc.
  • Make recommends for programmes and policies based on research findings.
  • Identify, reach out, make presentations and interact with government officials and staff, civic

bodies, and research agencies.

  • Assist in organising and conducting surveys.
  • As and when necessary, help select external service providers/partners for projects and liaise

with them for implementation of deliverables according to time lines.

  • Work closely with the senior colleagues for strategy, planning and time lines of research

activities.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner

using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques;

  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the

organisation and to create new opportunities;

  • Analytical Skills: Able to analyse large, complex data sets, using Microsoft Office Suite and

MS Excel. Knowledge of advanced software applications (SPSS, SAS), including the use of

relational databases, will be added advantage;

  • Planning & Organising: Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently;
  • Relationship Management: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of

internal/external clients/relevant stakeholders to meet or exceed their expectations within the

organisational parameter;

  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make

clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organisation;


Recruitment – Assistant Policy Analyst /

Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

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  • Cultural Understanding: International mind set, understands different perspectives and is


able to work comfortably in multi-cultural environment;

  • Accountability: Self-starter with a strong sense of initiative and focused on results; ability to

manage multiple projects within ambiguous and undefined parameters.

  • Team player: Ability to successfully lead, manage, and train team of diverse personalities with

differing backgrounds, expertise, and interest areas.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. Post Graduate in Law/Regulatory Issues/Economics/Public Policy/Management from an

institute of good repute.

2. Minimum 3 years of professional experience of digital economy research and advocacy.

Network with stakeholders in digital economy space will be added advantage.

3. Experience of working in a multicultural environment will be an added advantage.

COMPENSATION

CUTS recognises that the right candidate will have a significant impact on success of the

organisation and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package for the non-profit

sector, commensurate with expertise and experience.

JOB LOCATION

  • Primary location is Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  • Travel both within and outside India would be required as per project needs.

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to careers@cuts.org, along with a cover letter

highlighting your suitability for the position. Please mention job code in subject line of

application. Any application received without the appropriate job code will not be considered.

Given the large volumes of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants

and our responses are limited to those who are shortlisted. If you do not hear from our end within

15 days after the submission of the application, please consider that you have not been

shortlisted.

CUTS is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants on merit without regard to

race, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, marital status or physical disability. Women

candidates are encouraged to apply.

Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) International

HEAD OFFICE

D-217, Bhaskar Marg

Bani Park, Jaipur 302016


Recruitment – Assistant Policy Analyst /

Policy Analyst (Digital Economy)

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Phone: 91.141.2282821

Email: careers@cuts.org