Job Opening: Programme Manager

Position: Programme Manager (Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist)

Number: 1 

Duration: 1 Year 

Job Description: 

The selected candidate would be a part of DST-Centre for Policy Research at IISc (DST-CPR-IISc’s) programme management team and will provide organisational and management support to various current and future projects and activities of the Centre.  


  • Provide assistance in the overall management of Centre’s projects including financial management, event organization and record-keeping. 
  • Facilitate collaborations and partnerships with national/international researchers, institutes and programmes. 
  • Identify funding and career development opportunities for researchers and policy fellows affiliated with the Centre. 
  • Provide coordination support between the Centre, IISc and DST administrations.  
  • Provide subject-matter-expertise to researchers in preparation. of research grants. 
  • Provide outreach and communication support to the researchers 
  • Provide assistance in managing Centre’s website and social media engagements  

Necessary Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s / Master’s / Doctoral Degree in Science/ Social Science/ STI Policy/ Engineering/Technology from a recognized university.   

Desirable Criteria:

Training and Experience in programme management/grant management. Demonstrated organisational and communication skills; Good understanding of Indian S&T policy system.  

Application Instructions: 

  • Please submit your resume/C.V. with an accompanying cover letter detailing your job suitability to subject of the email should be ‘Application for Programme Manager’.
  • Resume/C.V. file should be named in ‘Your name_ Program manager _CV.pdf’ format and cover letter should be named in ‘Your name_Program manager_Cover letter.pdf’ format. 
  • Last date of submission 26th June, 2022. 

Remuneration:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience (as per DST guidelines – SR/S9/Z-05/2019) 

Note: The selected candidate would be expected to physically work from the DST-CPR office at IISc Bengaluru. 

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