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Information Technology Specialist

Nature of Job: Part time / Retainer basis 
Duration of contract:
 One year (renewable)
Who can apply:
Agencies / Individuals 
 Based on qualifications, experience and skills 


Land Conflict Watch (LCW) is looking to hire hire a web developer (or no-code developer) for handling its IT operations. This will include tasks oriented towards maintenance of its website and database. We are looking for an organisation or individual that is skilled in website design and development, database management, automation and scalability of systems and must have an expertise in using tools like Airtable, Webflow and Integromat (Make).

Land Conflict Watch (LCW) is an award-winning, multidisciplinary research agency that generates data and insights from the field to address systemic issues underlying natural-resource governance, climate change and environment. It has built the country’s first and largest database of ongoing land disputes in which the public is contesting changes in land use or ownership. LCW’s public-facing research goes out in many forms, including newsletters, blogs, social media posts, videos and a subscription service, which requires dedicated IT support to ensure smooth interfaces.    

The Information Technology Specialist will:

  • Manage the LCW website (built on Webflow), our proprietary conflict database (built on Airtable), newsletter (managed through Sendinblue) and subscription services of LCW and upgrade them as when required
  • Ensure smooth functioning of the workflow within the conflict database CMS (built on Airtable) and the automation of data between the CMS and frontend (through tools like Integromat (Make)) 
  • Troubleshoot for all IT needs of the research and editorial teams of LCW as and when they arise
  • Ensure User Experience Optimization and Search Engine Optimization for all digital products of LCW and carry out user analytics 


  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Information Technology or related fields 
  •  Experience in  full-stack development or maintaining IT tools and products  
  • Expertise and experience in working with following tools: Airtable, Airtable APIs, Webflow, Webflow CMS, Airtable-Webflow integration tools such as Integromat (Make), Mapbox
  • Experience in Web Design including UI Design, Information Architecture, Wireframing, Prototyping, Responsive Design and knowledge of design tools like Adobe Illustrator,  Figma or Adobe XD
  • Experience in User Experience Optimization and Search Engine Optimization and basic knowledge of analytics tools such as Google Analytics


  • Have experience of working with news media/research organisations/think-tanks and interested in working for a social cause
  • Familiarity with the functioning of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other advertising tools 
  • Experience as a backend developer using tools like python, JavaScript, Cronjobs and serverless functions 

Land Conflict Watch is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of caste, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race or class. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and those from disadvantaged groups will be preferred.

 To apply: Fill up this form and submit along with a CV
Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis till the position is filled