JOB POST: Lead/ Programme Manager, Technology and National Security @ NLU Delhi: Apply by Sep 30

National Law University Delhi (‘University’) through the Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/‘Centre’) invites application to engage on a contractual basis, one Lead/ Programme Manager for its Technology and National Security team.


CCG is a young, continuously evolving organization and the National Security and Technology Team Lead will play a leading role in building a collaborative, merit-led institution and a lasting community of highly motivated young researchers.

As a team lead you will contribute to the institution’s growth and development. You will be managing, advising and mentoring a dynamic team of young researchers, policy analysts and lawyers. You will also be building and maintaining relationships with our networks, including members of parliament, senior government officers, judges, senior lawyers, scholars, and journalists.

We are looking for someone who is very constructive and is not only able to help our networks get the most out of CCG’s work but is also able to connect people with each other, playing an enabling, generative role that encourages and supports the community’s work.

  • Serving as a senior member of the management to shape CCG’s strategic direction and assisting and advising the Executive Director on issues including policy positioning and direction, staff management and growth, organizational capacity building and structure, fundraising, and diversity.
  • Working with the Executive Director and other senior members of the management to design and oversee legal and policy education, research and writing.
  • Establishing priorities and projects, identifying appropriate sources of funding, writing grant-proposals, building collaborations and leading the project team to execute projects.
  • Recommending policy positions and external actions on a broad range of national security law and policy issues with a focus on cybersecurity and cyber conflict.
  • Conducting in-depth legal, policy and legislative analysis and developing policy  recommendations.
  • Researching and writing policy papers, op-eds, blog posts, press releases, memoranda, and supporting and encouraging CCG staff to do the same.
  • Leading efforts to represent CCG’s views before policymakers, press, and the public, including interacting with ministries and other government agencies.
  • The Centre welcomes applications from candidates with advanced degrees in law, public policy or international relations.
  • 3+ years of relevant work and management experience. Preference will be given to candidates having previous work/ expertise in the areas of international law, domestic criminal law and/or technology law.

The salary will be competitive, will commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be within the range of ₹ 85,000 to ₹ 1,00,000 per month.

Where the candidate demonstrates exceptional competence in the opinion of the interview panel, there is a possibility for greater remuneration.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants may send the following information and materials by September 30, 2018, to

  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 double-spaced pages)
  • Expression of Interest (maximum 500 words).
  • Contact details for two/ three referees (at least one academic). Referees must be informed that they might be contacted for an oral reference or a brief written reference.
  • One academic writing sample of between 1000 and 1200 words (essay or extract, published or unpublished).
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the interview date by October 8, 2018.
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