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We are looking for individuals who are passionate and committed professionals, interested in working in a highly challenging environment. DA recruits and develops talent for the future. Depending on your area of expertise, DA is likely to have an opportunity for you to utilise and further develop your talents. If you are rearing to make a difference, you have found the perfect place to start. Jobs, Internships, Volunteers.. DA is happy to hear from you, if you want to make a difference in the lives of others and in the process be enriched yourself.

Career Opportunities

Deputy Manager

DAD(BKD)_611 | Orchha (Madhya Pradesh) | 2 years of experience

Name of the Organisation:- Development Alternatives

Position: Deputy Manager

Qualification: Master in Social Work / MBA in Rural Management.

Job Type: Regular

Location: Orchha (Madhya Pradesh)

No. of Position: 01

Experience: Minimum 2 years of working experience in rural development especially in Habitat,WASH and other BNF issues. Field experience is mandatory.

Job Description :

  • Planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of project activities in Orchha cluster for efficient, timely and effective delivery of outputs and outcomes.
  • Engagement with client and responding to their reporting requirements.
  • Reporting, documentation and field research as per project and internal requirements including preparation of reports, case studies, knowledge products, MIS etc and undertaking serveys.
  • Capacity building and management of field staff and community resource persons.
  • Liaison with other stakeholders such as local administration and agencies for convergence and leverage of resources under government programmes and schemes.
  • Office management and administration functions at Datia office of DA.
  • Contribute to growth of basic needs fulfilment and livelihood programme of DA, including design and implementation of service delivery models and undertake business development (proposal and budget formulation) for same. 

Desirable Attributes :

  • Ability to function effectively as a team member.


AGM / Senior Manager – Technology Transfer and Management

PDD_610 | New Delhi | 8 - 10 years of experience

Position:- AGM / Senior Manager – Technology Transfer and Management

Name of the Organization:- Development Alternatives

Job Type:- Regular

No. of Position:- 01

Job Location:- Hauz Khas (New Delhi)

Experience:- 8-10 years of experience in management of research outcomes through licensing, partnerships and commercial businesses.

Education Qualification:- Post Graduate / Doctorate in Engineering / Science / Management.

Job Description:-

  • The candidate will be required to work with the in-house and external research teams to help translate their ideas and expertise into projects that make a verifiable difference to commercial businesses (external and internal) through technology licensing and support in the field of building materials and technologies, cementitous materials, industrial wastes and related areas.
  • Working with a bright and young research team  to help turn innovative ideas and technologies into new products and services.
  • Identifying commercial strategies for transferring technologies to industry in India and abroad including supporting proof-of-concept activities and marketing to potential end-users.
  • Negotiating appropriate licensing contracts, technology transfer fees, royalties etc. in conjunction with legal experts.
  • Application for patents, copyright and registered trademarks for protecting in-house technology development.
  • Ensuring technology transfer activities support the generation of research ‘impact’ by in-house research team.

Skills desired:-     

  • Commercial acumen with ambition to achieve results.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team.
  • Management skills with ability to negotiate licensing and commercial proposals.
  • Experience of dealing with Govt., and National/International clients.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and organized.
  • Practical knowledge of computer softwares.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.

Desirable Attributes:-                     

  • Grasping technical concepts quickly and translating these into commercially viable proposals and businesses.
  • Working effectively with key stakeholders, assertively influencing them and where appropriate showing tenacity and persistence in business development situations.
  • Successfully negotiating and licensing commercial contracts with industry and projects.
  • Managing a portfolio of projects leading to successful commercial conclusions.


Deputy Manager / Manager - Climate Change

PPD_606 | Delhi | 3 - 5 years of experience

Name of the Organisation:- Development Alternatives

Position: Deputy Manager / Manager

Qualification: Postgraduate in Environmental Management/ Environmental Sustainability / Forest Management / Climate Science & Policy / Earth sciences. Sound Knowledge about natural resource management & Climate Change related subjects. Proficiency in GIS will be considered favorably.

Job Type: Regular

Location: Delhi (willingness to travel)

No. of Position: 01

Experience: A minimum of 3 - 5 years of working experience of which 1-2 years of experience should be related to climate change adaptation and Natural Resource Management. Involvement in the implementation or preparation of climate change projects preferable.  Good understanding of climate change adaptation and sustainable development issues. Be knowledgeable about vulnerability and adaptation (V&A) issues. Experiences in project management. 

Job Description:

  • Research and execution of natural resource management / climate change/ green economy related projects.
  • Business development to build Natural Resource Management/ Green Economy portfolio.
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders

Desirable Attributes:

  • Experienced in networking with various stakeholders. Experience of working with state departments and ministries would be preferable. Experienced in technical report writing and presentation. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems, IT-know-how (MS-Office, Access or other database program).
  • Independent thinking, planning and designing research initiatives, in-depth understanding of policy environment, proven editing presentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills, especially in English.
  • Specifically, the incumbent should have;
    a) Experience of working in development sectors / Government departments, towards addressing the rural livelihood issues (sustainable use of natural resources & livelihood of rural poor).
    b) Ability to comprehend, critique, analyse and articulate
    c) Ability to guide and lead the group work, draw conclusions and present the same at national and international forums
    d) A national perspective of development work and ability to network
    e) Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative.
    f) Excellent communication, documentation, presentation and report writing skills
    g) Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks
    h) Willingness to travel 
    i) Ability to function effectively as a team member.

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