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  • Peon/ Office Assistant

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)DAD_1115

    Name of Organization: Development Alternatives

    Position: Peon/ Office Assistant

    Qualification: High School with basic office and computer skills

    Job Type: Regular (Full Time)

    Location: New Delhi HQ

    No. of Position: 01

    Experience: 2 - 4 years

    Job Description:

    • Answering and forwarding phone call and taking messages.

    • Sorting and distributing the incoming mails.

    • Stationery stock entry.

    • Organizing and keeping files.

    • Assisting Meeting arrangement.

    • Data Entry, photocopy and scanning.

    • Bills Entry in Computer.

    • Facilitates any kind of Admin work.

    • Assisting Vice President and Domain Leads.

    • Perform Receptionist duties when needed.

    • Coordinate with other departments.

    • Act as office runner if required.

    Skills:

    • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures

    • Should be honest and trustworthy

    • Good communication skills

    • Basic computer knowledge

    Posted 13 days ago
  • Senior Manager - Project Finance Management

    (Required Exp.)5 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)CMD_1116

    Name of Organization: Development Alternatives

    Position: Senior Manager - Project Finance Management

    Qualification: Post Graduation or Equivalent in Finance

    Job Type: Regular

    Location: New Delhi HQ

    No. of Position: 01

    Experience: Minimum 5 years in Project Finance Management and relevant expertise in Accounts activities and procedures 

    Reporting to: General Manager Finance

    Job Description:

    Finance project manager develops and oversees a variety of projects related to an organization’s revenue, from annual statements to investment vehicles. This role combines the financial oversight duties of an accounting professional with the team leadership and coordination of a project manager.

    Finance project manager performs several duties during the project lifecycle, including data gathering and analysis, cash flow monitoring and reporting, tax compliance, and working with staff members in accounting and sales departments to complete projects according to business needs and internal and external deadlines. This role requires an excellent balance of financial expertise and organization skills, as well as the ability to set schedules and drive team member performance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Allocation of Admin Expenses to Projects

    • Invoice tracking and support

    • Preparation of PFMS

    • Supporting staff members to solve observation on claim from Accounts

    • Supporting Project Managers - Project Financial Matters

    • Supporting Vertical Leads on Project Financial Matters

    • Verification of salary charging to projects

    • Consolidation of Business Development Track - Monthly - Report to MF

    • Preparation and presentation Projects Finance in Management Committee Meeting (Once, every month)

    • Project budget revision as required

    • Support to new staff and Managers for preparation of claims etc.

    • Project coordination with branch ( Budget, Utilization )

    • Branch Common expenditure sharing with projects

    • Over all coordination with Domains and Accounts

    • Reporting to Management on projects status Desirable

    Attributes:

    Finance project managers need to be both analytical and effective team leaders, able to balance scheduling with data gathering and analysis. Companies typically hire candidates with at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field, along with previous accounting or financial management experience and the following skills:

    Financial analysis – finance project managers need extensive experience in financial management, including gathering and analyzing data, organizing reports, and presenting findings to stakeholders

    Budgeting and forecasting – in this role, financial project managers develop budgets and create forecasts to support projects related to cash flow and revenue

    Team coordination – developing, leading, and coordinating cross-functional teams is essential for a successful finance project manager, as projects frequently involve sales, accounting, and management personnel

    Time management – finance project managers are highly organized and able to develop project schedules, identify milestones and deliverables, and ensure that projects are completed on time

    Communication skills – successful project managers are skilled communicators, able to report to executives and clearly communicate with team members across departments

    Understanding the requirements of the clients - internal and external

    Expert in MS Office, especially advance excel

    Posted 13 days ago
  • Deputy Manager / Manager : Climate Change Policy : Communication & Advocacy

    (Required Exp.)4-6 Years (Job Location)New Delhi - HQ (Job Code)PPD_1000

    Name of Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Manager/Deputy Manager : Climate Change Policy : Communication & Advocacy

    Qualification :- Masters in Public Policy/ NRM/ Sociology/ Development Studies/ International Affairs equivalent

    Job Type :- Regular

    Location :- Delhi

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :-

    Must have minimum 4 years experience in project management, communication & advocacy of which 2-3 years of experience should be related to climate change adaptation, climate finance and mitigation.

    Job Description :-

    Based in New Delhi, India, Planning and Policy Domain (PPD) of DA Group has a mandate to influence and support public policy in the transition towards sustainable development by connecting practice with policy. It develops innovative policy and practice oriented research to guide policymakers and domestic/international leaders, who develop high-impact policies that will address our national/worldwide most pressing Natural Resource Management/ Climate change related challenges. Our focus area are Sustainable Consumption & Production (water, green building material and waste management), Climate Change Resilience (Climate Change Adaptation : water/Agriculture, Climate Finance & SDG-CC Inter Linkages) AND Inclusive Development (Agriculture and FPOs, Access to Housing, Eco-Tourism, Green MSMEs and Jobs, Equity and Res. Efficiency). 

    Through this advertisement, DA Group is looking for an anchor for policy research and communication in Climate Change resilience sector who will lead an ambitious effort to advance the organization’s agenda by disseminating our work and message to a wide variety of stakeholders nationwide, including researchers, policymakers, practitioners, institutions of higher education.

    This will involve :

    1. Research and analysis on Climate Change adaptation, NRM, Climate Finance.

    2. Communication and advocacy on issues of Paris Agreement, SDGs, NDCs, GCF and other international climate policy processes.

    3. Contribution in business development for the Natural Resource Management/ Climate change portfolio.

    4. Lead DA's outreach efforts & engagements with internal and external stakeholders for projects including networking and meetings to develop joint climate change policy positions.

    5. Develop strategic partnerships with key constituencies to elicit support for and maximize impact of DA's research and other initiatives, including serving as a liaison to the governmental, non government agencies and Institutions.

    Desirable Attributes :-

    Highly Desirable Experience in issues of Paris Agreement, SDGs, NDCs, GCF and other international climate policy processes related projects will be virtuous.

    Technical Skills :

    • Experienced in technical report writing and presentation.
    • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), excellent editing & presentation skills, Functional knowledge of GIS would be desirable.
    • Organizational Skills: Independent thinker, analytical, written and verbal communication skills, especially in English.
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, balance multiple competing priorities, and operate on short timelines.

    Specifically, the incumbent should have :

    • Experience of working in development sectors / Government departments, towards addressing the rural livelihood issues, sustainable use of natural resources & connecting it to the larger global climate policy.
    • In-depth understanding of policy environment, climate change adaptation, finance at local, national and international level.
    • Experience in networking & working with various stakeholders, including state departments and ministries would be preferable.
    • Independently planning and designing research initiatives.
    • Willingness to travel.
    Posted 258 days ago
  • Deputy Manager/ Fellow - Knowledge Management

    (Required Exp.)0 - 2 Years (Job Location)Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1003

    Name of Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position:- Deputy Manager/ Fellow - Knowledge Management

    Qualification:- Masters in Social Sciences, Communication, Business Studies

    Job Type:- Regular (Full Time)

    Location:- New Delhi

    No. of Position:- 01

    Experience:- 0 - 2 Years

    Job Description:-

    • Knowledge Packaging, Research and Communication.
    • Documentation and Communication of project activities.
    • Knowledge Management of project activities, results.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of livelihood development programs.

    Desirable Attributes:-

    • Experience in developing journals and annual reports.
    • Skilled in Building case studies/ story lines/blogs.
    • Ability to develop collaterals and Communication material.
    • Conversant with latest e-forum and formats for promotions and branding.
    • Maintain profiles of Business Development opportunities.
    Posted 258 days ago
  • Deputy Manager (Testing of Raw Construction Material Sciences)

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 Years (Job Location)Datia, Madhya Pradesh (TARAgram) (Job Code)PDD_995

    Name of Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Deputy Manager (Testing of Raw Construction Material Sciences)

    Qualification :- B.Tech/ M.tech/ M.Sc. in Geology, Geological Sciences from a reputed University

    Job Type :- Regular

    Location :- Datia, Madhya Pradesh (TARAgram)

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- 2 - 4 Years

    Job Description :-

    • Experience in identification of minerals, processing, field survey and prospecting, mineral property analysis.
    • Provide prospecting and analysis services.
    • Expert in client interaction & stakeholder handling.

    Desirable Attributes :-

    • Good communication skills for engaging with project stakeholders in local language. 
    • Good documentation skills (preparation of reports, case studies, MIS etc.)
    Posted 259 days ago
  • Intern for Scientific Survey (Water Stressed Zones)

    (Required Exp.)0 years (Job Location)Bundelkhand (Job Code)PDD_1112

    Domain: Product Development Domain

    Desired Profile & Qualifications of the Intern:

    Bachelors or Masters in Social Work, Social Science, Environmental Studies or related fields.

    Duration of Internship:

    Minimum of 3 months may lead to 6 months based on performance (Starting in March)

    Place of internship: Bundelkhand

    Project Title and details:

    PANI WATER – Photo-irradiation and Adsorption based Novel Innovations for Water-treatment Project (https://paniwater.eu/) is a 4-year project jointly funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 Programme) and Department of Science and Technology, India under EU-India Water Cooperation on Research and Innovation with the objective to study the scope of treatment of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in treated wastewater and drinking water in the rural/Peri-urban/Urban areas across India

    Proposed Assignment/ Responsibilities for Intern:

    • Market survey of water storage containers used in Bundelkhand as per guidelines provided.

    • Assist the project team for field activities in a household survey in Bundelkhand.

    • Assist the project team in conducting Focused Group Discussions & Stakeholder engagement meetings in Bundelkhand.

    Note :

    • All project related travel expenses & expenditure will be borne by the project.

    Posted 16 days ago
  • Executive: Data Collection & Analysis

    (Required Exp.)1 to 2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1113

    Name of Organization : Development Alternatives

    Position : Executive: Data Collection & Analysis

    Qualification : Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in data analysis/social science

    Job Type : Regular

    Location : New Delhi HQ

    No. of Position : 01

    Experience : 1 to 2 Years

    Job Description : We are looking for talented personnel responsible for conducting research, collecting data, basic analysis and development of quality reports supporting knowledge management of projects across different themes; and carrying out any other assignments as identified by his/her supervisor or for fulfilling organizational needs.

    Key Responsibilities :

    • Good skills in capturing, documenting, analyzing, managing, and disseminating information.

    • Research and data collection.

    Desirable Attributes :

    • Excellent written and verbal communication

    • Attention to detail • Interest in quantitative (qualitative is preferred but not a requirement) analysis

    Posted 16 days ago
  • Assistant Programme Director (Micro-Enterprise Portfolio Development)

    (Required Exp.)8 - 10 years (Job Location)Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1026

    Name of Organization: Development Alternatives

    Position: Assistant Programme Director (Micro-Enterprise Portfolio Development)

    Qualification: Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Rural Development, Enterprise development

    Job Duration: Full Time (Regular)

    Location: Delhi

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: 8 - 10 years

    Job Description: -

    The recruit will be a senior member of the Sustainable Enterprise Domain (SED) of Development Alternatives Group. The work done by Development Alternatives is divided under 5 functional domains (departments), basis the kind of projects/ programmes undertaken by the particular domain. The Sustainable Enterprise Domain, works in area of building socially relevant enterprise solutions for local economic development and job creation. Over the last two decades due to focused work on this particular area, the DA group has been able to facilitate the development of 8,500 micro enterprises with youth, women and farmers creating over 50,000 jobs. The SED domain caters to sectors that create livelihood opportunities in agriculture and rural services, enhance the quality of like (water and energy based) and promote environmental sustainability (green building materials and waste utilization). The Sustainable Enterprise Domain is also currently incubating IMEDF (Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation), the Special Purpose Vehicle of the DA group. Set up with an aim to boost an ecosystem for green and inclusive entrepreneurship, IMEDF promotes and support enterprise models through transfer and adaptation of innovative technology based business models, provision of credit and finance linkages for entrepreneurs, capacity building for business management through technical skill building for business planning and operations, integration and mainstreaming of product and services into the local and extended market channels and collaborate with institutions to create an ecosystem promoting cluster development across India. Given the background the incumbent will be responsible for the following work areas who will be reporting to the domain lead -

    • Business Strategy and Communication of Sustainable Enterprise Vertical and IMEDF (Indian Micro Enterprise Development Foundation).
    • Responsible for building strategic partnerships to develop programmatic approach for the existing initiatives of the domain.
    • Ensuring high quality of the proposals for the cluster development initiative of IMEDF.
    • Managing relationship with external stakeholders involved in value chain development of the clusters (Central and state governments, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), technology providers, procurers, sellers, exporters etc.).
    • Setting up of internal processes and systems, for financial management of the clusters, and other large projects under the purview of the domain.
    • Leading development of digital platform for micro entrepreneurs and ensuring its long term sustainability.
    • Roll out of pilot for retail services of IMEDF in the selected geographies, and scale it up for providing services to the micro entrepreneurs.
    • Supporting the implementation team, with development of enterprise packages.
    • Working collaboratively with the team and other domains for business development for Development Alternatives.
    • Administrative responsibilities for management of domain, supporting the domain lead.

    Desirable Attributes: -

    • Self-starter and initiatives taker leading the team from front.
    • Good skills in capturing, analysis, managing, retrieving and disseminating information.
    • Ability to work in matrix teams building relationship of trust and respect.
    • Excellent computerskills – proficiency in MS office.
    • Ability to express thoughts clearly, accurately and succinctly in verbal and in writing to different audiences.
    • Should have high regards for self- discipline, respect punctuality, consistency in work, high integrity and conscience.
    • Good command of English language, both spoken and written.
    • Willingness to travel to project locations – at least 4 –5 days in a month.
    Posted 231 days ago
  • Management Coordinator - Project implementation & Partnerships

    (Required Exp.)8 - 12 years (Job Location)Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1057

    Name of Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position:- Management Coordinator - Project implementation & Partnerships

    Qualification:- Post Graduate in Business/Commerce

    Job Type:- Regular

    Location:- New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Position:- 01

    Experience:- 8 - 12 years

    About the Vertical:-

    The recruit will be a senior member of the Sustainable Enterprise Domain (SED) of Development Alternatives Group. The work done by Development Alternatives is divided under 5 functional domains (departments), basis the kind of projects/ programmes undertaken by the particular domain. The Sustainable Enterprise Domain works in area of building socially relevant enterprise solutions for local economic development and job creation. Over the last two decades due to focused work on this particular area, the DA group has been able to facilitate the development of 8,500 micro enterprises with youth, women and farmers creating over 50,000 jobs. The SED domain caters to sectors that create livelihood opportunities in agriculture and rural services enhance the quality of like (water and energy based) and promote environmental sustainability (green building materials and waste utilization). The Sustainable Enterprise Domain is also currently incubating IMEDF (Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation), the Special Purpose Vehicle of the DA group. Set up with an aim to boost an ecosystem for green and inclusive entrepreneurship, IMEDF promotes and support enterprise models through transfer and adaptation of innovative technology based business models, provision of credit and finance linkages for entrepreneurs, capacity building for business management through technical skill building for business planning and operations, integration and mainstreaming of product and services into the local and extended market channels and collaborate with institutions to create an ecosystem promoting cluster development across India. Given the background the incumbent will be responsible for the following work areas who will be reporting to the department lead.

    Job Description:-

    1. Responsible for strategizing, building new areas and positioning.

    2. Build micro-enterprise and cluster (for farmer & artisan) development program, manage operations and track various sectoral initiatives.

    Desirable Attributes:-

    1. Proactive with strong entrepreneurial personality.

    2. Should have good networking skills.

    Posted 141 days ago
  • Deputy Manager (Research and Testing of Raw Construction Materials)

    (Required Exp.)1-2 Years (Job Location)Datia (Jhansi Region), Madhya Pradesh (Job Code)PDD_988

    Name of Organization:- Development Alternatives

    Position:- Deputy Manager (Research and Testing of Raw Construction Materials)

    Qualification:- Bachelor/ Master in Ceramics/Chemical Engineering / Material Science or Master in Chemistry

    Job Type:- Regular (Full Time)

    Location:- Datia (Jhansi Region), Madhya Pradesh

    No. of Positions:- 01

    Experience:- 2 years of experience in ceramic/ chemical industry/ research institution preferred

    Job Description:-

    • Research on raw materials for suitability in diverse applications like cement, ceramics, building materials etc.
    • Characterization and analysis of raw materials
    • Sampling raw materials from mining areas
    • Preparation of quality research report
    • Trial production of cement/ ceramic materials using rotary kiln and ball mill at pilot scale
    • Any other responsibility assigned by the management from time to time

    Desirable Attributes:- 

    • Knowledge of MS Office and data programs
    • Typing speed, accuracy and attention to detail
    • Good Communication and writing skills in Hindi as well English
    • Additional computer training or certification will be an asset
    Posted 268 days ago
  • Content Writer: Social Development Knowledge Products

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)CMD(CC)_1128

    Job Summary

    We are looking for talented personnel responsible for conducting research, content writing, analysis and development of knowledge and communication products; editing and proofreading of institutional and project deliverables; delivering communication trainings & presentations; developing SOPs for streamlining processes pertaining to these roles; managing the institutional website; supporting knowledge management of projects across different themes; and carrying out any other assignments as identified by his/her supervisor or for fulfilling organisational needs.

    Key responsibilities

    • Good skills in capturing, documenting, analysing, managing, and disseminating information.

    • Research and creative content writing for different print and digital outreach platforms.

    • Support in other knowledge and communication deliverables, as and when required.

    Key Skills

    Content Development, Social Media Management, Creative Writing, Research & Development, Information Management

    Required Experience and Qualifications:-

    Master’s Degree in English Literature, Development Communication, Mass Communication or Journalism

    Experience :- 2 - 4 Years

    Desirable Attributes :-

    • Excellent written and verbal communication.

    • Strong command of English (UK) language and grammar, with an eye for detail.

    • Ability to deliver creative content and strategise ideas

    • Ability to express thoughts clearly, accurately and succinctly.

    • Team player and leader: ability to build trust and solidarity among fellow team members, and manage juniors with respect and mentorship.

    Job Type: Full-time 

    Posted 1 days ago
  • Administrative Coordinator for NGO / Social Enterprise

    (Required Exp.)2 - 3 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)DAD_1129

    Name of Organization: Development Alternatives

    Position: Administrative Coordinator for NGO / Social Enterprise

    Qualification: Any Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

    Job Type: Contractual (for 12 Months, Contract Renewal after one year subject to good performance)

    Location: South Delhi (DA Headquarters)

    No. of Position: 01

    Experience: 2 to 3 Years (Preferably in NGO / Social Enterprise)

    Job Summary:

    Development Action Domain (DAD) is the Project/ Programme Implementation Vertical of DA Group which works on catalyzing transformation in clusters for excellence through the implementation of projects. The domain works in three verticals – capacity building and creating awareness, infrastructure development and providing solution and work as Project Management Unit in the field of capacity building, creating awareness, infrastructure development, and providing solutions. Main activities in the domain are centered on content development and knowledge packaging, project execution, partnership development, and programme development through research, assessment and business development. Domain implements its projects through direct implementation, and/or through partners and at times this happens through a project management approach.

    More precisely the ongoing projects are related to areas of skilling, upskilling (through bridging information gap, vocational training, ensuring livelihood connects), imparting functional literacy and numeracy to women (through TARA Akhsar+ - one of the flagship programme of DA), aspiration building of adolescent girls and boys, waste related awareness and its management, WASH-related awareness and infrastructure development, enhancing income of farmers through sustainable agriculture, water conservation and WASTE management and so on.

    The domain also works on standardization of implementation protocols of different interventions. The work in the domain gives ample opportunity to do project execution, get field learnings, do partnership and stakeholder management, develop tools, formats, training content, conduct training courses and prepare reports, develop proposals and generate funds.

    Job Description:

    • Take care of CSO related documents and payments of TARA Akshar+ programme by approving the bills, checking supportable and prepare the memos for payment; keep track of payments.

    • Help project teams in tracking their financials mechanically.

    • Administrative functions of the Project/ Programme Implementation Wing like keeping documents, maintaining records, keeping stocks etc.

    • Processing of Internal and Vendor Invoices and their tracking as well as follow up with Accounts and other sections of Project/ Programme Implementation Vertical of DA.

    • Prepare different types of Agreement, Addendum and Memos related to different projects

    • Updating of different databases.

    • Undertaking work like scanning, typing, meeting coordination, internet search, data entry etc.

    Key Attributes:

    • Good skills in comprehending information, error proof writing and documentation

    • Vendor Management

    • Coordination with different verticals/ teams/ senior professionals

    • Multi-tasking and resourcefulness

    • Dependability, punctuality and an overall positive demeanor

    • Hands on experience in MS Office especially excel and ability to independently write e-mails to all stakeholders

    Posted 1 days ago

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