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  • Fellow / Deputy Manager: Learning and Knowledge

    (Required Exp.)0 - 2 years (Job Location)New Delhi, HQ (Job Code)SED_1268

    Role: Fellow / Deputy Manager: Learning and Knowledge

    Employment type: 12 Months Fellowship or Regular Staff

    Required Qualifications: Bachelors or master’s degree in Economics, Sociology, Development Studies (or related subjects)

    Experience: 0 - 2 years   

    Job Description:      

    Support learning and knowledge on projects focused on social innovation in entrepreneurship.

    Responsible for:

    • Assist in internal evaluation and learning through analysis of field reports, observations, meetings, stories, dashboards and other data collected through implementation activities
    • Develop communication for external audience for the program to help position the program in the social innovation and larger development space
    • Development and implementation of innovative models and tools for deepening and scaling impact, knowledge development and transference
    • Track progress of innovative models and develop potential linkages with the larger ecosystem
    • Will be responsible for directly working with field team and entrepreneurs to provide enterprise support services

    Desired Attributes:

    • Self-starter, practical, creative and problem solver
    • Excellent communication skills required (written and oral) 
    • Strong data analysis and presentation skills (Experience in qualitative and quantitative databases will be preferable)
    • Field experience in livelihoods, women empowerment, youth initiatives or capacity building would be a plus
    • Able to travel in rural India for at least 10 days a month (once travel is safer)


    Posted 7 days ago
  • Manager / Senior Manager: Circular Economy, Green Economy & Resource Efficiency

    (Required Exp.)5 - 8 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PPD_1267

    Role: Manager / Senior Manager: Circular Economy, Green Economy & Resource Efficiency

    Employment type: Contractual (one year and extendable)

    Required Qualifications: Masters in Economics / Finance / Development Studies / equivalent

    Experience: 5 to 8 years’ experience in Knowledge on Climate Finance, Green Economy, Sustainable Development, SDGs, Green MSMEs, Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) and Resource Efficiency.

    About the programme: 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)

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Through this advertisement, DA Group is looking for an anchor for policy research and communication in Climate Finance 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.

    The profile is looking for an anchor who will lead the team on two thematic areas:

    • Climate Finance/ SDG financing, financing of green economy and MSMEs.

    • Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) and Resource Efficiency.

    This will involve:

    • Developing reports pertaining to climate finance and green financing projects.

    • Research and analysis on the state of MSMEs and their current contribution to the economy, mapping potentials of expanding their footprint.

    • Communication and policy advocacy on issues of MSMEs, green economy, resource efficiency and SDGs.

    • Networking and Business development on the same themes.

    Desirable Attributes:

    Technical Skills: Experienced in technical report writing and presentation. Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), 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 in working on climate financing models.

    • 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.

    • Experience in networking & working with various stakeholders including state departments and ministries would be preferable.

    • Independently planning and designing research initiatives.

    • Willingness to travel. • Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative.

    • Communication, documentation, presentation and report writing skills.

    • Organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks.

    • Ability to function effectively as a team member.

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi

    Reporting to: Vertical Head: Planning & Policy, Also closely working with Vice President

    Remuneration: Rs. 48k - 70K per month (As per organization’s salary disbursement structure and commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate)

    Posted 8 days ago
  • Deputy Manager / Manager, Cluster Initiatives

    (Required Exp.)2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)IMEDF_1266

    Position: Deputy Manager / Manager, Cluster Initiatives

    Job Description: In order to support micro and small entrepreneurs, the Development Alternatives Group has established the Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation (IMEDF) as the social enterprise development vehicle as a Nodal Agency of Ministry of MSME. 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.

    IMEDF is expanding its Portfolio across India and has already established Clusters in 11 States. The Organisation is looking for a professional who can support Cluster development initiatives carry out business analytics of clusters and improve process efficiency of cluster management.

    Specific responsibilities will include:

    • Review business packages and clusters for viability assessment.

    • Performance analytics of Clusters/programmes for process improvement and strategic planning.

    • Work closely with team and documents processes for improving process efficiency and productivity.

    Some key expected outputs and deliverables are listed below:

    • Process reports as per Min of MSME Guidelines and Datelines.

    • Monitoring of Grants and Expenditure within the Framework of GFR regulations.

    • Reporting of Progress, Its monitoring and Submission to Min of MSME.

    • Process Efficiency and Performance Analytics of Clusters.

    Desired Profile / Qualifications: Master’s degree in rural or development management

    Desired work experience: Preferably 2 years of relevant experience in a development sector or private sector organisation. Experience directly in cluster operations is a plus.

    Location of workplace / Posting: New Delhi

    Any other desirable attributes: Practical, committed, Business modeling techniques Cost-benefit analysis, Excellent communication and documentation skills. Desire and ability to travel in rural India for at least 7-10 days a month (once travel is safer)

    Posted 15 days ago
  • Manager (Communication for Social Development Sector)

    (Required Exp.)4 - 5 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)DAD_1251

    Role: Manager (Communication for Social Development Sector)

    Employment type: Regular / Contractual (one year and extendable)

    Grade: C1c

    Required Qualifications: Masters in Development Communication / Journalism / Mass Communication

    Experience: 4 - 5 Years

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversees and coordinates the continuous, multifaceted daily operations of the radio station, ensuring compliance with broadcast standards, university policies, and relevant federal and state laws and regulations.

    • Participates in the developing communication for development proposals, hold strong understanding on behaviour change communication, experience in communication strategy designing and project implementation.

    • Monitor and evaluates program effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement.

    • Provides advice and assistance to senior management in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of modification to existing operations, systems, and procedures.

    • Develops and implements systems to maintain records on station operations, license renewal, and compliance activities; prepares regular and ad-hoc reports.

    • Researches and makes recommendations to management pertaining to acquisition of operating equipment; participates in the development and management of annual operating budgets of the community radio station.

    • Plans, designs, establishes, and maintains organizational structures and systems that enable radio team members to effectively accomplish the organization's mission, goals, and objectives.

    • Assigns, allocates work, and generally oversees volunteer personnel engaged in continuous station operations; performs recruitment, training, scheduling, retention, problem resolution, and performance management.

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi

    Remuneration: 45 – 48 K

    Posted 41 days ago
  • Business Development Manager : Technical Consultancy Management

    (Required Exp.)4-6 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PDD_1249

    Position: Business Development Manager : Technical Consultancy Management

    Job Description:

    • Expand and grow the business of LC3TRC by building on existing relationships and contacts.
    • Develop and expand new client base in the cement industry, worldwide with an aim to grow the business of TRC.
    • To maintain partnerships and develop new networks to grow the LC3TRC business.
    • Drive business growth, income and continuous improvement of services thereby creating maximum business revenues for the company.
    • Launch new business initiatives relating to the construction sector based on increased availability of LC3 material worldwide.
    • Affirm leadership position of Technology Resource Centre with high quality delivery of consultancy and technical services.

    Desired Profile / Qualifications: Engineering Graduates with MBA working in Business Development Profiles (preferably from new business/ startups/ technical consultancy firms).

    Desired work experience: atleast 4 years of experience in business development in a reputed company/consultancy organization. Experience in the cement, construction or allied service industry will be preferred.

    Location: New Delhi

    Any other desirable attributes:

    • Must be proficient in English with excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of technology related businesses.
    • Strong computer and software skills.
    • Demonstrated experience to work independently and deliver performance.
    • Must be a self-starter with multi-tasking ability.

    Posted 47 days ago
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