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  • Fellow - Policy Research and Communication

    (Required Exp.)0 - 2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PPD_1297

    Role: Fellow - Policy Research and Communication

    Employment type: 12 Months long Fellowship Programme

    Required Qualifications: M. A. in Mass Communication / Development Communication / Science Journalism

    Experience: 0 - 2 years

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for anchoring, communication and advocacy on themes pertaining to    green economy, climate change and Sustainable Development Goals.

    • Preparing monthly newsletters, support learning and knowledge on projects       dealing with issues related to Policy Research and Communication.

    • Assist in data collection to prepare info graphics; analyse reports published by   international organisations, think tanks, relevant Ministries of the Government of     India etc.

    • Document Case Studies from the Policy Research and Communication

    • Support communication and advocacy planning on issues related to Policy     Research and Communication themes, development of communication plan of   Policy Domain’s existing projects.

    • Developing articles for publication in the social media, newsletters and other       channels in periodic manner, regular contact with the DA communication team.

    • Responsible for website and social media campaign design and management on    themes along with Event management and content development for       communication products.

    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 1 days ago
  • Fellow / Deputy Manager - Digital Services

    (Required Exp.)0 - 3 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1296

    Domain: Sustainable Enterprise Domain (SED)

    Position: Fellow / Deputy Manager - Digital Services

    Job Description: This role involves supporting micro enterprise in rural India through development/maintenance of digital services/platforms

    • Anchor the development and maintenance of udyaME platform on web and   android application, designed to offer support services to entrepreneurs. Manage   other platforms/websites for organization.

    • Digitization, automation of content and creating algorithms.

    • Engage with IT, Banks, Aggregators for development of platforms for enterprise     support.

    • Devise digital marketing tools for promoting enterprise development.

    • Provide analytical insights on data sets for different projects.

    • Formulate MIS systems for optimizing operations.

    • Anchor social media platforms for enterprise development.

    Desired Profile / Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/IT - PGDM with specialization in marketing preferred

    Desired work experience: 0-3 years of experience in information technology and digital marketing. Experience with the development sector is preferred.

    Desired Competencies: Good Understanding of coding languages (PhP, Java/Python/C etc), Platform Development, Analytics (Excel/R/SPSS/STATA), IT product management tools, Digital Marketing Tools

    Location of workplace / Posting: New Delhi

    Any other desirable attributes:

    • Good communication skills; practical, committed and problem solving approach.

    • Proficient in data analysis in MS Excel to maintain and build trackers for project       management, an overview of sales and implementation activities.

    • Understanding of latest ICT tools.

    • Should be fine with travel as and when required.

    Posted 2 days ago
  • Deputy Manager / Manager- Market Development Services

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)IMEDF_1295

    Organization: Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation

    Domain: Sustainable Enterprise Domain (SED)

    Position: Deputy Manager / Manager- Market Development Services

    About IMEDF: In order to support micro entrepreneurs, the Development Alternatives Group has established the Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation (IMEDF) as the Special Purpose Vehicle. IMEDF is also the nodal agency for the Ministry of MSME’s SFURTI scheme. IMEDF also strives for unleashing entrepreneurship through retail and digital platforms under udyaME brand.

    Job Description: The udyaME platform https://udyame.in/ is a mobile app as well as a website to unleash micro entrepreneurship by catering to the all unmet demands of the entrepreneur under one umbrella. This role involves developing micro enterprises in rural India with the help of package of services through udyaME retail and online platforms.

    • Anchor the roll-out of marketing and sales strategy for enterprise support services products and network development of ‘udyaME’.
    • Drive sales on ground through a network of field representatives.
    • Build partnerships with external agencies and stakeholders and strengthen the ‘udyaME’ brand
    • Regular monitoring of data/dashboards related to sales and outreach
    • Manage and maintain innovative virtual platform

    Desired Profile / Qualifications: PGDM with specialization in marketing or an equivalent degree

    Desired work experience: Preferably 2-4 years of relevant experience in a development sector or private sector organisation.

    Location of workplace / Posting: New Delhi

    Any other desirable attributes :

    • Good communication skills; practical, committed and problem solving approach.

    • Demonstrated experience to understand and drive sales initiatives to grow     customers, revenue and accelerate growth in delivery of products and services.

    • Proficient in data analysis in MS Excel to maintain and build trackers for program   management, an overview of sales and implementation activities.

    • Basic knowledge of web development is a plus.

    • Able to travel in rural India for at least 10 days a month (depending on pandemic     situation)

    Posted 2 days ago
  • Senior Researcher and Team Lead – Green Finance

    (Required Exp.)5 - 8 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PPD_1294

    Role: Senior Researcher and Team Lead – Green Finance

    Employment type: Contractual (one year and extendable)

    Required Qualifications: Master’s degree/ MPhil/ PhD in economics/ finance and or sustainable development; or an MBA in with a finance focus

    Experience: Five to Eight years of working experience in research with an academic institution or a think tank or a financial institution. An experience of working for at least two assignments of minimum one year duration each, or one assignment of over two year duration in green / climate finance research or product design and delivery. In-depth understanding of policy environment specifically with respect to climate and green finance, sustainable procurement, MSME policies of India and programmes and institutions at national and state levels is desirable.


    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Anchoring and building the research portfolio: “Financing for green economy transitions in India and the Global South” - with a special focus on financing for green MSMEs and greening the MSME sector.


    The research will contribute to the strategies to fulfil the resource efficiency, decoupling and climate mitigation (and adaptation) agendas of national and sub-national governments in order to achieve the Paris Agreement and SDGs - specifically Goal 12 - Sustainable Consumption and Production, Goal 13 – Climate Action and Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth.

    This will involve:

    • Developing research concepts and proposals, building research protocols,     designing and applying analytical frameworks and tools, guiding a research team.

    • Report writing and report editing and developing succinct research outcome   summaries for sharing.

    • Networking for building a wider shared narrative and advocating strategies for     enabling and supporting a thriving green MSME sector.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative.

    • Communication and networking skills.

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

    • Willingness to travel.

    • Strong research and analytical skills, good working knowledge of IT tools,     statistical research methods and tools.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, experienced in   technical report writing and presentation.

    • Independent thinking, planning and designing research initiatives, team worker     and team builder.

    Work Location: Development Alternatives HQ, South Delhi

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

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

    Posted 15 days ago
  • Deputy Manager: Learning and Knowledge

    (Required Exp.)0 - 2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1279

    Job Description:

    The role involves working at the intersection of social innovation, entrepreneurship and dignified livelihoods. The candidate will support internal learning and evaluation through implementation, research and analysis. Their work would inform implementation and assist in socially innovative outcomes such as supporting the emergence of enabling entrepreneurial ecosystems in rural and peri-urban areas. The learnings of the process and shifts in the local ecosystems would be generated as knowledge for transference at the regional, national and global scales. The candidate would also be involved in building evidence to scale out innovations and tools to other geographies and partners.

    The role offers immense scope to deepen skills in both research and practice, with room for experimentation with ideas and concepts. It presents an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that embeds human centered design in scaling innovation and deepening impact for entrepreneurship at the grassroots.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Develops quantitative and qualitative analytical frames based on benchmarking research on entrepreneurship-based programs to support internal learning and evaluation.
    • Maintains internal evaluation documentation and quantitative dashboards, assessing gaps and challenges regularly to inform practice and knowledge transference.
    • Engages with entrepreneurs and community members to understand local narrative shifts and develop visual and written case studies.
    • Substantiates programmatic progress with data synthesis, analysis and reports for  team members, clients and knowledge platforms.
    • Validates proof of concept of innovative tools and prototypes developed for their viability for scale in collaboration with other team members.
    • Assists in knowledge development in the form of toolkits, modules for transference of social innovation concepts, webinars, articles and perspective papers on entrepreneurship-led livelihoods.
    • Expands knowledge base on social innovation practice and skills through research and documentation
    • Able to travel in rural India for at least 10 days a month

    Qualification: Master’s degree in Economics, Sociology, Development Studies (or related subjects)

    Experience: 0 – 2 years (Field experience in livelihoods, women empowerment, youth initiatives or capacity building a plus)


    • Entrepreneurial mindset, with the ability to develop new concepts.

    • Self-starter, practical, creative problem solver.

    • Strong data analysis and presentation skills (Experience in qualitative and quantitative databases will be preferable).

    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

    Posted 22 days ago
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