Systems thinking is a holistic approach to analysis that focuses on the way that a system's constituent parts interrelate and how systems work over time and within the context of larger systems. The Research and Evaluation team at SELCO Foundation conducts deep-dive studies and work towards creating evidence that brings out the organisation’s approach. It also conducts landscape studies which help inform the strategy and direction of the organization. The team also anchors some key tasks that aim towards improved dissemination of the organisation’s approach tools amongst the team members. Being an implementation based organization, the aim is to constantly improve the sustainability, efficiency and effectiveness of the programs designed by the organisation. The fellow would be working with the team to specifically strengthen its frameworks on ecosystem approach for sustainable energy access. The job would require the fellow to do secondary research, work on the field to document case studies, build information flows and causality and enhance understanding of interconnectedness and feedback loops.

Who Should Apply

  • Understanding of the fundamental concepts of systems thinking
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to process complex information and break it down for easy consumption
  • Ability to grasp audience sensibility and calibrate communications to resonate with different target audiences
  • Willingness to learn, grow and develop at personal and professional front, at a rapid pace with a steep learning curve
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Willingness to travel