MSME sector is backbone of Indian economy: the 60 mn enterprises
employing over 110 Mn people, account for almost one third of India’s
GDP. Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises
(FISME) is the chief representative body of MSMEs in India. Established
in 1967, it is a network of over 740 MSME associations spread over the
country. FISME works in three thematic areas namely Market Access,
research based Advocacy for reforms and execute MSME development
carry out the tasks especially research and advocacy in areas of market
access and economic reforms, we require young professionals in Public
Policy sphere. Working with FISME, even if for short and medium
term, could provide a solid grounding to young professionals and help
them expand their horizons. It could be very useful for them in their
pursuit of higher studies or future employment.
is deeply entrenched with policy making set-up of the country, more
notably, at the central level and we work closely with all major
economic ministries in Govt of India, institutions like the Parliament,
RBI, CCI, IBBI etc and multilateral/ bilateral agencies such as UNCTAD,
UNIDO, ILO, IFC/ World Bank, GIZ, DFID etc. On the one hand we work on
trade issues such as WTO, FTAs, Public Procurement etc and on the
other hand we work in the areas such as Ease of Doing Business, Banking
& Finance, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, impact and use of digital
technologies including e-commerce etc.
YPPPs would be designated as Research Associates and would work on
policy related issues with FISME subject committees/ Forums or Research
team and endeavour change in policies in respective departments for
larger good. The positions are based in New Delhi.
3)Responsibilities and Duties
Keeping track of major economic / policy developments/ Acts
Coordinating meetings/ consultations with subject committees/ members and preparing reports/ notes / representations
Preparing representations after thorough research and developing rational arguments to effect the change in policies
Coordinating regularly with select Ministries/ Departments and taking up policies issues
Attending meetings in Ministries and making presentations on behalf of FISME
Communicating with respective Ministries/ departments using appropriate tools
Planning Social media campaigns to reach out to larger group of stakeholders with an objective influence positive outcomes
Helping develop collaterals/ PPTs/ brochures/ short Videos to communicate ideas
4)Education and skills
Education: Graduate/ post graduate preferably in Economics or Commerce streams
skills: Command on written/ spoken English; demonstrated ability to
quickly turn around presentations/ research papers/ reports
Research on trade & legal issues: Ability to study Govt orders/ economic & trade documents & prepare their summary
Interpersonal skills: flair for connecting to people easily & maintaining relationships
Use of Digital technologies: Skilled in using digital social media platforms to influence public policy and marketing
5)Designation and experience
Candidates just completing their academic programmes would be designated as ‘Research Associates’.
Research Associates: Rs. 30,000 PM (consolidated)
are expected to work in FISME office for five days and present on
Saturday in case an important meeting / event is there on the day
The office timings are generally 10 AM~6 PM but flexible.
Normally, the job does not entail outstation travel. For local travel expenses at actuals are reimbursed as per rules.
FISME is national federation of MSME associations. We require young graduate/ post graduate in eco/ commerce.
having command on written spoken english. Detailed JD is enclosed or could be requested from : firstname.lastname@example.org