JOB POST: Knowledge Manager (Law) @ NIUM, Hyderabad: Apply by March 25

About the organisation:

The Government of India (GoI), under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), had organised a national competition for the establishment of National Institutes for Urban Development/Management across the country.

After consideration of proposals from various States, the GoI approved the establishment of the National Institute for Urban Management (NIUM) in Hyderabad and committed support under national programmes.

Job description:

The Knowledge Manager-Law will be responsible to perform research and analysis in law and public policy. He/She will support the Steering Committee, Director General (DG) and ED, NIUM and undertake primary and secondary research, including case laws, advocacy and litigation in furtherance of the Institute’s focus areas which are municipal finance, urban and infrastructure planning, social development, environment and others.

He/She will support in understanding the local legal procedures and instruments and provide legal expertise and prepare legal briefs and opinions.

He/She will be required to draft contracts/ agreements, MoUs/MoAs, and other legal documents. He/She must effectively perform any other necessary tasks as needed to DG, NIUM, EDs and Directors of Centres of Excellence in the implementation of urban sector programmes and reforms, research, training, etc.

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana.


Master’s degree in Law, or equivalent, a post-graduate degree in Public Policy, Business Administration with Bachelors in Law, from highly reputed Universities/ Institutions.

Candidates must have thorough knowledge in dealing with contracts and must possess excellent skills in drafting contracts/agreements, sale deeds, MoAs & MoUs, and other legal agreements in compliance to the rules prevailing or in force. Candidates must possess the relevant work experience and of at least 3 years.

How to apply:

Interested Candidates can apply along with covering letter and CV on or before March 25, 2019 to prlsecy_maud[AT] Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

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