Field Associates (2 Positions)

Support to the Demonstration of Technical Measures for Selected Locations/Wards in the City of Agra to Improve and Upgrade Plastic Waste Management
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Assist the team in preparing the reports and conducting river clean-up activities;
1. Support the overall project in implementing the technical measures at selected project demonstration sites
2. Support the agency in implementing activities to enhance plastic waste management activities and mainstream collection, sorting, segregation and channelization of waste;
3. Support and be part of SHGs, informal sector groups etc. in waste collection system;
4. Support field level data collection

Project Description

The objective of this assignment is to develop, support and implement an economically sustainable circular model for waste management. The activity shall involve active involvement of key stakeholders relevant to waste management system in Agra. The agency shall do status quo mapping, gather local support and evaluate resources and technologies for creating an enabling environment to enforce the waste management rules. For the specific assignment, the association with a local partner might be crucial (or consortium of local partner and others) that will help to develop, implement and secure the follow-up for the sustainability of the project.

Screening Criteria 1
Preferred to have a university degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Waste Management, Resource Management, Sustainable Business, Social Science, Development Studies, Commerce, Arts, Science or any other related field;
Screening Criteria 2
Fluency in Hindi is essential;
Screening Criteria 3
1 years of experience in the field of waste management and other development projects working closely with reputed public/ private organizations in the sector;
Screening Criteria 4
1 years in supporting/ servicing plastic waste management; public-private partnerships for waste management, working closely in cooperative models like SHGs, waste cooperatives ;
Screening Criteria 5
1 years of experience in the state of Uttar Pradesh
Screening Criteria 6
Must be based in Uttar Pradesh

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