Job Opportunity for Manager (Senior Researcher) at Development Alternatives in New Delhi

Website Development Alternatives

Name of the Organisation: Development Alternatives

Position: Manager (Senior Researcher)

Qualification: Postgraduate in Economics/ Public Policy (specialization in Finance preferred)

Job Type: Contract (Renewable in yearly basis)

Location: Delhi (HQ)

No. of Position: 01

Professional Experience: A minimum of 5-6 years of post-qualification experience of which minimum1-2 years of experience should be in sustainable finance / climate finance. Involvement in the implementation or preparation of development of sustainable finance projects is preferred. A good understanding of the intersection of finance, sustainability and MSMEs in India is important. Experience in conducting dialogues, stakeholder consultations, expert interviews is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in literature review, secondary data collection/ analysis, technical report writing and presentation.
  • Experience in building and maintaining partnerships with peer organisations and funders.
  • Experience in networking with different organisations including government bodies, business, think tanks, CSOs, financial institutions etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and oral communication skills in Hindi.
  • Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems, IT-know-how (MS-Office, Access or other database program).

Skills: Independent thinking, planning and designing research initiatives, in-depth understanding of policy environment, development and climate finance, proven editing presentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills, especially in English and verbal communication skill in Hindi.

Job Description:

  • Leading teams substantively in areas of sustainable finance/ green economy
  • Execution of sustainable finance/ green economy related projects focusing on agricultural and allied sector  
  • Business development to build Green Economy/ Green finance portfolio
  • Building partnerships and nurturing networks with peer organisations

Desirable Attributes:

  • Willingness to work in/ lead teams
  • Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative, independent researcher
  • Excellent communication, documentation, presentation and report writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Ability to function effectively as a team member
  • Professional attitude
  • Networking building relationships and partnerships
  • Openness to share 
  • Proactive

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