JOB POST @ Junior Researcher, Oval Observer Foundation, Delhi

Junior Researcher, Oval Observer Foundation:

The Junior Researcher will work closely with the Policy Analyst in the development and execution of research articles and reports relating to the Foundation’s themes and ongoing projects.

The defining feature of the Junior Researcher’s role will be in exploring innovative research methodologies, which are data driven and focused on primary sources, for preparation of cutting edge policy papers.

Additionally, the Junior Researcher is also responsible for the execution of outreach-related activities and for coordinating internally within the Organization.


The candidate should have demonstrable expertise in either International Relations, Development Economics, International Trade or Finance and ability to produce quality research work. T

hrough his/her past work the candidate should have been fully or partially involved in any of the aforementioned sectors aimed at preparation of publishable research articles/reports.

Additionally, the candidate must have sufficient familiarity and understanding on matters of foreign policy, global trade and development and public policy, which would be paramount in driving the Foundation’s research and engagement process.

Key Criteria:

  • Undergraduate/ Master’s degree in International Relations/Economics/Law/Political Science/Environmental Sciences from a leading institution.
  • Exceptional writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with key stakeholders to drive long-term relationships and membership.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and clearly with a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and lead teams.
  • Demonstrated understanding of international affairs.

Circumstantial Overview:

Oval Observer Foundation is at the early-stages of its lifecycle. It is targeted to grow into a 30-member organization in London by Q2, 2015 with a sharp eye for emerging economies growth prospects.

By entering the fold at these early stages, the candidate will have the opportunity to work very closely with the Vice-Chairman and Policy Analyst and expand the Organization’s activities globally.

The candidate is likely to develop a steep upward curve in professional growth through wide networks, international collaborations and in-depth strategy.


Oval Observer Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary.


Interested candidate may mail their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to Mr. Rachit Ranjan at

The website is here.

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