Early Professional Program – Road Safety & Urban Transport, WRI India

Data Analysis & Technical Research New Delhi, India Mumbai, India, India Bengaluru, India, India


Early Professional Program – Road Safety & Urban Transport, WRI India


What is WRI?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being. 

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. 

Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.

Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

Position Overview:

WRI India is looking for a bright & hardworking urban designer to join our Road Safety & Urban Transport team as a consultant in Bengaluru/Mumbai/Delhi. This individual will primarily support street design, neighborhood planning & road safety projects. The individual will work closely with their supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking site-visits for recce surveys, documentation, collecting primary and secondary data in the form of mobility patterns, volume counts, road safety inspections, crash profile, etc.
  • Supporting safer street interventions in the city through data Analysis, design development and preparation of project proposals, reports and presentations related to projects.
  • Preparation of conceptual design drawings, detailed technical drawings, illustrations and other project-related content.
  • Perform cost estimates, quantity estimates and material specifications
  • Engagement with stakeholders at various stages and contributing to the contextual design approach.
  • Support research and analysis required for specific aspects of the projects and preparation of internal and external communications pieces

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-graduation in Urban Design and graduation in Architecture from a recognized university/institution
  • Up to 1 year of work experience. Freshers can apply.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, basic 3D modelling, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite is required
  • Familiarity with street/junction design, NMT planning, road safety
  • Familiarity with data collection, research & analysis will be an advantage.
  • Strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong spatial and land-use comprehension as well as excellent visual communication abilities
  • Excellent academic performance and strong analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly both orally and in writing, with excellent demonstrated skills in English
  • Basic proficiency in Kannada/Marathi/Hindi will be an advantage
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; experience managing complex processes or projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced working environment and to juggle multiple assignments with little supervision.
Location: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, India 

Duration: 1 year

Number of Positions: 3

Remuneration: 50,000 INR Per Month 

To Apply:

Only Qualified applicants should apply online at https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/jobs. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. 

List of Documents to be attached:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae of no more than 2 A4 sized pages detailing academic and relevant experience.
  • A sample of research based writing that demonstrates analytical capabilities. This could be a paper or a dissertation chapter.
  • A design portfolio covering relevant urban design and transport works (academic or professional), and key architectural/undergraduate projects.
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can attest to the capabilities of the applicant.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test.

We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

Learn more about our organization at www.wri.org.