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  • Manager / Sr. Manager - Environment and Water Resource Management

    (Required Exp.)5-9 Years (Job Location)DA Headquarters, South Delhi (Job Code)PDD_1313

    Position: Manager / Sr. Manager - Environment and Water Resource Management

    Domain: Product Development Domain (PDD)

    Desired Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Environment Science / Chemistry from an institute of repute

    Desired Work Experience: At least 5-9 years of professional work experience on water and wastewater related research and implementation work with institutes/ companies (development sector or private sector organization).

    Work Location: DA Headquarters, South Delhi

    Job Description:

    1. Portfolio Management:
    • Anchoring ongoing projects, including project implementation strategy, work planning and mentoring of team members.
    • Maintain a collaborative relationship with donor, funder, and/or client counterparts. Support routine project management activities including reviewing and submitting project reports to donors, developing budgets and work plans, and backstopping operations as needed.
    • Develop and/ or validate water and wastewater related products/ technologies at laboratory and in field for further technology transfer to business affiliates
    1. Business Development:
    • Identifying new business opportunities within India and outside, developing leads and contacting potential donors, devising business development strategies and implementing them.
    • Undertaking outreach activities, keeping up to date with trends within the sector, making sure targets are met periodically, and generating reports and presenting an analysis of business development progress.
    1. Revenue Generation
    • Develop plans for generating revenues from:
    • Products and/or technologies validated in field and based on market assessment
    • Organize and provide trainings and capacity building in the area of waste, wastewater and allied areas
    1. Thought Leadership: 
    • Participate in appropriate professional organizations and networks and stay current on major themes in the profession.
    • Develop thought leadership content such as newsletter, blog posts, research publications and social media.

    Desired Profile:

    • A Master’s degree in Environment Science/ Chemistry
    • More than 5 years of relevant experience
    • Able to work independently and in a team setting
    • Demonstrable team management experience and an ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients, both verbally and in writing
    • Project management expertise, including the management of large project teams
    • Proven experience of working with Governments and international aid agencies

    Other competencies:

    • Client Focus - Networking and liaising with other stakeholders in the sector
    • Leadership – Lead the team and supervise the teams
    • Strategic Thinking - Excellent personal organization skills (including prioritizing tasks) and provide strategic direction to the team/ Business Unit.
    • Team Work - Maintain relationships with the teams/clients in a multi-cultural environment. 
    • Able to travel in rural India for at least 10 days a month (Once travel is safer)

    Remuneration: As per organization’s salary disbursement structure and commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

    Posted 17 days ago
  • Intern (Water related projects)

    (Required Exp.)0 years’ experience (Job Location)New Delhi, HQ (Job Code)PDD_1311

    Position:- Intern (Water related projects)

    Qualification:- Post Graduate in Environmental Science

    Duration:- 2 Months (24th May – 24th July 2021)

    Location:- South Delhi HQ

    No. of Position:- 01

    Job Description :- The intern shall join the Product Development Domain and help the team in the following:

    • GIS mapping based on data provided (Arsenic contamination in Bihar, Drinking Survey results of drinking and wastewater water of BKD)
    • Background on Fluoride in drinking Water for aspirational district and mapping hotspots based on secondary data
    • Technology mapping for fluoride treatment, Survey form for socio-demo and KAP profile development

    Stipend:- 5k per month (inclusive of all)

    Experience Letter:- Yes

    Posted 34 days ago
  • Intern - Sustainable Finance (Policy Research)

    (Required Exp.)0 years’ experience (Job Location)New Delhi, HQ (Job Code)PPD_1310

    Role:  Internship in Policy Research

    Employment type:  04 Months Internship (May – August 2021), 30 hours per week

    Required Qualifications: Pursuing/pursued post-graduation in finance management, economics, public policy or any other related field

    Experience: 0 years’ experience

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Secondary research  on requirements of existing MSMEs and/or Local Green Enterprises and understanding the existing the financial infrastructure for these enterprises in India
    • Detailed research and analysis of reports, government policies, academic papers and other information sources
    • Development of comprehensive reports with Data and analysis based on the secondary research
    • Development of research tools for the study including but not limited to questionnaires, case studies, workshop frameworks, FGD frameworks etc.
    • Learning from best practices both within India and from other nations
    • Any other support the team requires in the Sustainable Finance space

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Pursuing/pursued post graduation in management, economics, public policy or any other related field
    • Interest in green enterprises, sustainable finance and MSME development
    • Strong team player, comfortable working collaboratively, transparently, virtually and independently
    • Ability to synthesize complex information from various resources
    • Strong analytical and communication skills
    • Demonstrable integrity and discretion with sensitive and confidential information

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi (initially virtual mode until commute is safe again)

    Stipend: 5k per month (inclusive of all)

    Posted 35 days ago
  • Consultant - Knowledge and Networking

    (Required Exp.)2-4 Years (Job Location)New Delhi, HQ (Job Code)PDD_1309

    Role: Consultant - Knowledge and Networking

    Employment type: 12 Months Contractual Role

    Required Qualifications: Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in International Affairs/ Public Administration/ Development Studies, and related disciplines. Graduation in engineering technologies would be an added advantage.

    Experience: 2 to 4 years of professional work with strong understanding of communications at national and international level.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Be responsible for all knowledge and media campaign of Domain including social media and print
    • Manage coordination between Domain and DA Group knowledge management unit
    • Coordinate with external vendors/ agencies in design, and quality control of knowledge products
    • Create and maintain project websites, social media pages
    • Coordinate with interested clients and enquires and ensure quick responses are made
    • Anchor the South South Task Force coordination and management activities
    • Conduct primary and secondary research of the priority sectors and generating insights, use-cases and industry analyses for internal and external usage in technology transfer area
    • Build pipeline of high impact innovative Technologies based on the readiness level (technological and commercial) assessment framework, and creating opportunities for validation and market development in India and Global South in association with Sustainable Enterprise Domain/ Product Development Domain Managers
    • Developing proposals, pitch decks, as well as relevant linkages with actors including funders for business opportunities especially in the Global South
    • Anchoring content development and roll-out of technology and knowledge based products
    • Build and manage partnerships with external agencies and stakeholders

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Must be proficient in English with excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to interact with decision makers at the State and National level.
    • Willingness to travel to site locations outside NCR few days a month.

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi

    Remuneration: As per organization’s salary disbursement structure and commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate

     

    Posted 37 days ago
  • Manager – Construction Engineering

    (Required Exp.)4-6 Years (Job Location)New Delhi, HQ (Job Code)PDD_1308

    Role: Manager - Construction Engineering

    Employment type: 12 Months Contractual Role

    Required Qualifications: B. Tech/ Diploma in Civil engineering from a reputed Institution. Qualification on Structural Engineering will be an added advantage.

    Experience: At least 4 years of professional work experience with civil construction agencies. Most of the work experience should be managing construction at sites and guidance.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Undertake civil construction at site in national and international scenarios
    • Interpretation of civil and structural engineering drawings for execution of projects on site
    • Prepare construction schedule, bill of materials and material procurement plans
    • Checking all concrete, steel and brick work
    • Ensure materials usage and work done as per specifications
    • Maintain relationship with clients and other working staff for smooth implementation of projects
    • Promoting construction safety at sites, training masons and workers on following the same
    • Training of client supervisors, engineers and masons on appropriate technology construction
    • Build and manage partnerships with external agencies and stakeholders

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Must be proficient in English with excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to interact with national and international clients.
    • Willingness to travel to site locations outside NCR few days a month.

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi

    Remuneration: As per organization’s salary disbursement structure and commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

    Posted 37 days ago
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