Centre for Environment Education (CEE) was established in August 1984 as a Centre of Excellence supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. CEE, a national institution with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, has a mandate to promote environmental awareness nationwide. CEE is affiliated to the Nehru Foundation for Development and inherits the rich multi- disciplinary resource base and varied experience of Nehru Foundation for Development.

Programme Officers

Programme Officers (POs) form the foundation of Programme Teams at the Centre. A programme officer at CEE is like the executive officer, responsible for carrying out the day to day execution of projects and activities and working closely with stakeholder groups. With Education and Communication as the key focus, projects and programmes at CEE range from field demonstrations, to community engagement programmes, programmes for industries, policy makers, media, schools to programmes that have training and material development as core activities. POs at CEE are guided and advised by Programme Coordinator/Programme Director; and also work closely with the administrative and accounts support teams.
At PO level, a number of positions are announced at multiple locations in India. While some of these positions are general, most are specific to a field of


Provided below a list of positions announced at PO level; and a general work profile of a CEE PO. Please note that the announced positions form a part of ‘the cadre of CEE POs’ and hence are transferable and can be switched from one work area to another, based on the needs and requirements of projects and activities of the Centre. The positions in the announced list indicate only the initial posting in a programme team/office/location/thrust area, and are transferable. CEE reserves the right to place the selected candidate anywhere based on projects and requirements from time to time.

Programme Officer, CEE Kerala

  • Qualification : Masters Degree preferably in Science. Preferred experience of 2 years
  • No. of Post : 01
  • Location : Kannur
  • Remuneration (Consolidated Salary Scales in Rupees) : 43000 – 1200 – 59800

Eligibility: Masters in any subject –  preferably in development sector with about 2 years of experience in project management

Job Description :
Programme Officer shall be responsible for the  Overall  coordination of  the  Kannur office  activities that include

  • Planning the state strategy for next 5 years
  • Identifying resources including funds for the  ESD activities
  • Building   the team
  • Project management
  • Strengthening  the Centres existing  programmes  such as sustainability and global citizenship education in formal school systems, capacity building teachers and implementing CEE’s national and international school based programmes across Kerala; Developing  and demonstrating  community based sustainability education projects that enhance local capacities for sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources; adapting  existing CEE education materials  to the  and develop new public outreach educational materials,  particularly in the local languages and relevant to the local contexts.
  • Identifying and developing State specific ESD programmes including  coastal and marine theme.
  • To be a strategic knowledge and facilitation partner with local district and state government, NGOs, CBOs for supporting their existing programmes/projects for achieving sustainable development goals in the region.
  • Upgrading Kerala field office to state office
  • Managing accounts, funds and administration
  • Strengthening and expanding networks

Job requirement

  • Good knowledge of the subject such as  environment, education and Education for Sustainable Development and other related areas
  • Good understanding of  the State;
  • Proven project management and related managerial skills including  networking and fund raising
  • Field experience of working with communities  and other stakeholders
  • Knowledge of  extension education and communication techniques including material development
  •  Fluency in written and spoken Malayalam and English.
  • Proficiency in computer/IT skills.
  • self-driven and passionate to work for the environment and local community
  • skills in liaisoning and building partnerships with the state government, NGOs and corporate.
  • Readiness for frequent travel.

Programme Officer, CEE Andhara Pradesh and Telangana State Office

  • Qualification : Masters Degree preferably in Science. Preferred experience of 1 year
  • No. of Post : 01
  • Location : Hyderabad
  • Remuneration (Consolidated Salary Scales in Rupees) : 43000 – 1200 – 59800

Eligibility: Masters in nay subject preferably  life Sciences / Environmental Sciences/ Forestry/ mass communication with 2 years experience in the related field

Job Description
Programme Officer shall be

  • Coordinating various environment, education and development programmes in the states of AP and Telangana
  • Identifying and developing State specific  ESD programmes
  • Developing content,  materials on ESD for various school going  children
  • Training  teachers,    facilitating the implementation of activities in schools, monitoring, coordination with education departments and other partners and network agencies
  • Implementing  School related ESD programmes in AP and Telangana
  • Project management

Job requirement

  • Knowledge and experience in  ESD particularly in nature education programmes
  • Excellent communication skills and team-orientation.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and local language.
  • Good  understanding of  the State;
  • Proven project management  skills
  • Proficiency in computer/IT skills.
  • skills in liaisoning and building partnerships with the state government, NGOs and corporate.
  • Readiness for frequent travel

Programme Officer,  School Programmes

  • Qualification : Masters Degree preferably in Science with B.Ed. Preferred experience of 2 year
  • No. of Post : 01
  • Remuneration (Consolidated Salary Scales in Rupees) : 43000 – 1200 – 59800

Job Description

Programme Officer shall be responsible for

  • Content development  for  various  age groups  of  students  and  teachers in ESD
  • Training  different age groups of students  and  teachers in ESD  and  facilitating the implementation of the ESD  programmes in identified schools
  • Monitoring and Follow-up   of various  school programmes of the Centre in south
  • Documentation and  Reporting  of the  performance of  the school  programmes
  • Networking and marketing of  the school programme  across the country

Job requirement

  • Good understanding  of the  ESD
  • Good knowledge of pedagogy and  the methods of  transaction
  • Fairly good knowledge of  environmental concepts
  • Proficiency in written and spoken   English
  • Knowledge of two or more South Indian languages  preferable
  • Marketing skills

Programme Officer, Nature Education and Interpretation Programmes, CEE Karnataka State Office

  • Qualification : Masters in Life Science, Forestry, Environmental Science. Preferred experience of 2 years
  • No. of Post : 01
  • Location : Bengaluru
  • Remuneration (Consolidated Salary Scales in Rupees) : 43000 – 1200 – 59800

Eligibility: Masters in life Sciences / Environmental Sciences/ Forestry with 2 years experience in the related field

Job Description

Programme Officer shall be responsible for

  • Undertaking primary and secondary research
  • Documenting  and analysing various information obtained from primary and secondary research
  • Developing communication strategy / materials from the analysed information
  • Presenting information  for interpretation related programmes
  • Assisting  interpretation programmes and other  nature education programmes
  • Project management including  liasioning with funders and government  agencies

Job requirement

  • Fair knowledge of  nature and natural resources
  • Good understanding of  ESD  and  related skills
  • Good researching  and documentation skills
  • Ability to develop communication strategy / materials

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Last date of Application: 31.03.2016, 18:00 hours IST

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