Program Associate vacancy in NIUA Recruitment 2021

Program Associate vacancy in NIUA Recruitment 2021

NIUA March 2021 Notification Details
Program Associate M.A
Job Location New Delhi
Total Vacancies 1
Salary Rs. 20,000 – Rs. 50,000/-Per Month
Last Date to Apply 31/05/2021

Qualification Details:

  • Name of the Post: Program Associate – Data Analytics
  • No. Of PostsOne
  • ProjectCitizen Centric Smart Governance (CCSG) – CDG – Living Lab
  • Functional TitleProgram Associate – Data Analytics
  • Duty StationNew Delhi, India
  • Duration12-24 Months (annual – extendable)
  • Type Of ContractIndividual full-time contract
  • Remuneration and Experience Certificate: Basis your qualifications and skill-sets, a consolidated amount between ₹ 20,000-50,000 per month, inclusive of local transport allowance and all taxes.
  • Notice Period: Notice period for termination from either side will be fifteen days or salary in lieu of.
  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Media Studies, Development Journalism, Business Journalism & Corporate Communication or other closely related fields
  • Minimum 65% marks/equivalent CGPA
  • Should have 0-2 years of work experience
  • Preferably, provide a dossier of relevant work experience by way of URLs, etc
  • Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Advanced skills in the MS office suite and communication-related software
  • Strong analytical, conceptualization and communication skills, good understanding of market research techniques and data analytics, outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners and authorities at different levels with an enthusiasm for digital marketing, technology and social impact
  • Additional skill set of working on self-authorising tools like Articulate 360◦, iPresenter, Mind map, etc.
  • Should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be adept at time-management.
  • Should be willing to work at the Institute on a full-time basis

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Program Associate will have the opportunity of driving CDGs charter of operationalizing the NUIS strategy by working across functions of strategy & planning, research & insights, communication & outreach and program impact towards shaping the branding and identity of CDG in the urban ecosystem. He/She is expected to handle and to facilitate timely completion of tasks and will be deputed under the supervision of Program Manager/ Team with the following tasks:
  • Research, primary and secondary data collection, qualitative and quantitative analysis on existing and ongoing urban e-governance programmes and their status across cities/states for relevance as benchmark cases, success stories and best practices as needed.
  • Collect materials and stay updated on the latest information and developments regarding urban e- governance, policies, programs, and initiatives.
  • Work on data analytics, data visualization, data management, dashboards, leverage data intelligently and guide evidence based decision making and presentations for all programs
  • Be well-versed in data analytics tools like Tableau, Domo, GoodData, Excel, SQL etc.
  • Prepare materials on strategies and best practices regarding digital transformation in urban governance.
  • Attend project meetings and engage in brainstorming sessions.
  • Organize, attend and make presentations at meetings, consultations, webinars and events.
  • Create state/ city specific insights which can create custom consultation materials for program design and delivery.
  • Support in miscellaneous job-related tasks as required.
  • The Program Strategy Associate will also provide necessary support to Head, CDG for analytics, documentation, independent assessment, visualization or any other related activities including reports, posters, dossiers etc.

Selection Procedure :

  • The written assignment will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  • Adherence to the timeline
  • Writing skills – grammar, clarity, structure
  • Research and use of data/ evidence
  • Problem solving and reasoning

How to Apply :

  • Last Date to Apply: Monday, 31 May 2021
  • Hiring is on a rolling basis and applications for this position will be closed as we find a suitable candidate. Encourage prospective and eligible candidates to apply immediately.
  • Through the NIUA portal –
  • Submit CV and cover letter clearly mentioning the project’s name in the subject line.
  • Additionally, submit the following assignment as an attachment (.pdf/word file)
  • Please prepare a dashboard using Tableau or power BI tool. Use government authenticated data sources such as or . To present your work, please prepare a report keeping the following headers (page limit – 4 pages):
  • Data points used along with Data Sources – Write Up
  • Methodology – Write Up
  • Description – Write Up
  • Dashboards Designed – Images + description
  • Insights Generated – Images + description
  • Stakeholders benefited and how – Write Up
  • Scalability, Replicability of the Solution – Write Up


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