Project Manager

Posted Date: 
02.03.2023, Thursday
Jobs Status: 

Title: Project Manager

Organization: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Location: Bangalore, India with travel requirements to field sites across Eastern Himalayas and other parts of India

ATREE is seeking a fulltime Project Manager to oversee our interdisciplinary research projects in the Eastern Himalayas aimed at promoting environmental sustainability in India and beyond. The successful candidate will have a strong background in project management, particularly in the areas of biodiversity conservation and working with local communities.


• Develop and manage project plans, budgets, and timelines for research projects related to environmental sustainability, conservation, and natural resource management.

• Coordinate with interdisciplinary research teams, including scientists, engineers, and policy experts, to ensure project objectives are met.

• Communicate with external stakeholders, including funding agencies, government officials, and local communities, to promote collaboration and support for research projects.

• Oversee project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, and ensure timely reporting of project results.

• Identify and pursue new funding opportunities to support ATREE’s research and conservation objectives.


• Master’s degree or higher in social science-based background focussing on environmental and biodiversity conservation.

• At least 3-5 years of experience in project management, particularly in the areas of community-driven biodiversity conservation.

• Strong organizational and planning skills, with experience in developing and managing project plans, budgets, and timelines.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with external stakeholders.

• Experience of working in interdisciplinary research teams and with diverse stakeholders.

• Knowledge of funding agencies and opportunities for environmental research and conservation in India and beyond.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV with the name of the position in the email subject to Deadline for submitting the applications is till 15th of March.  ATREE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.