JOB POST: Programme Officer [Business & Human Rights] at CRB (Centre for Responsible Business), Delhi: Apply by Apr 10

CRB or Centre for Responsible Business is looking to hire a professional for the job role of Programme Officer for Business and Human Rights, in Delhi.

About the Organization

Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) was established in 2011 as a think-tank to pursue its vision, ‘businesses integrate sustainability into their core business practices. CRB has adopted a model of engaging multiple stakeholders to develop action plans for promoting sustainable/responsible business, across various sectors in India.

About the Role

The candidate will essentially be undertaking action and policy research, stakeholder engagements, capacity building, and related activities on business and human rights involving businesses and other stakeholders. It is therefore important that the candidate has prior experience of working in the area and is well versed with the policy and operational aspects of business and human rights, including international literature and practice. The work will be a combination of desk work and travel.

Key Responsibilities

Research and Analysis

  • Undertake research and provide technical inputs
  • Assist in field-work, including data collection, collation, and analysis
  • Undertake and present analytical work in a coherent manner for the purpose of developing a study and or report

Support in Coordination and Organization

  • Co-ordinate programmatic activities including fieldwork, meetings, events, capacity building activities
  • Support in the organization of training and events
  • Identify and engage with key stakeholders including government, businesses, industry associations, research institutions, civil society, labor organizations, experts, etc.

Knowledge Management

  • Ensure proper project documentation and filing
  • Write project reports and maintain a record of meetings

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Education: Degree in Law/Developmental Studies/Labour and Employment/Sustainable Business or related subjects
  • Experience: 2-5 years (a minimum of 2 years) in any of the fields of human rights (experience in due diligence preferred), socio-economic development, sustainable business, ESG reporting and disclosures, SDGs, international and national laws and conventions pertaining to labor/workers, community rights/development, etc.
  • The candidate is required to have a good knowledge and experience of business and human rights issues, human rights regulations, and policy frameworks.

Skills and Competencies Required

  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills (English, Hindi, and 1 or more Vernacular languages would be desirable)
  • Adept at using MS Office
  • Ability to deliver under tight timelines
  • Team player
  • Availability to perform duties (if needed) beyond normal working hours
  • Sound conceptual knowledge of business responsibility, UNGPs, business, and human rights

How to Apply?

  • Mode of Application: Interested candidates need to apply within the last date to the emails below, with an updated CV and a Covering letter explaining the suitability of the candidate.
  • Email the application to nandini[at] and shreya[at]
  • Make sure that the subject line is Application for Programme Officer (Business and Human Rights)

Address: USO House, USO Road, 6 Special Institutional Area, Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110067, India


Salary would be commensurate to experience and skills.


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