Population Council Job Vacancy: Assistant Program Officer-I, Bengaluru - India

TITLE: Assistant Program Officer-I

REPORTING TO: Project Director

LOCATION: Delhi/Bengaluru

REMUNERATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

ASSIGNMENT LENGTH: Initially 1 year; extendable based on performance and availability of funding


The incumbent will be involved in projects of the HIV and AIDS Program. Primary role of the incumbent is to contribute to data analyses, data management, paper and report writing, and coordination with partners. The incumbent will be placed at program implementing organization in Bengaluru initially; however, have to relocate to Population Council’s Delhi office subsequently.

  • Assist the Project Director on data analyses and paper writings.
  • Work on multiple datasets with application of advanced statistical analyses.
  • Actively participate in all project meetings and support individuals from partner institutions on data analyses and reviewing the results write-up.
  • Developing data collection tools, Monitoring the field based data collection activities, program monitoring and process documentation Coordinate communication between the Council team and selected individuals from partner institutions.
  • Write the scientific manuscripts for publication.
  • Any other responsibilities, as required by the project (or) Population Council. 
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Demography, Population studies or any other social science subject with background in statistics or related fields.
  • Familiar with data collection techniques, ensuring quality of data and managing field based research teams
  • Experience of working on multiple development sectors.
  • Good spoken and written skills in English and Hindi.
  • Good knowledge of statistical software packages such as STATA, SPSS, SAS, and Epi-Info
The Population Council is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council conducts biomedical, social science, and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. Established in 1952, the Council is governed by an international board of trustees. Its New York headquarters supports a global network of regional and country offices.  We are seeking an individual to fill the position described.  If you know of a qualified candidate or are interested in applying for this position, please send resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Ms. Shefali Gupta Jain at: sgupta@popcouncil.org ; on or before 31 December 2016.

Please mention the following text in the subject line of your email: APO_HIV and AIDS program

The Population Council provides equal opportunity; it does not discriminate against any person with regard to age, color, creed, national origin, disability, political belief, veteran status, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Decisions on employment are based on an individual’s qualifications as related to the position for which s/he is being considered. The Council has an affirmative action plan and especially encourages applications from qualified women and members of minority groups. The Population Council is international in the composition of its board of trustees and its staff, as well as in the nature and deployment of its activities.