The ideal candidate would be responsible for developing and implementing innovative financial mechanisms for decentralized renewable energy projects. Projects revolve around the application of decentralized renewable energy across development verticals like household energy access, education, health and livelihoods. This is a full-time position with a 6-months’ probation period. The position is based out of Bangalore but involves travel of 10 days in a month.
ResponsibilitiesThe candidate should be able to build and maintain relationships with financial institutions (FIs) such as commercial banks, regional rural banks, MFIs and SHGs. We seek individuals who can develop proposals (including financials for projects) and implement innovative end-user/institutional financing mechanisms for energy access for households and livelihoods, low-income housing etc. This will also involve identification of stakeholders and building relationships to avail the financing. The ideal candidate would be expected to organize workshops and meetings for financiers including bankers, MFIs etc and conduct partner i.e. entrepreneur, NGO, village based households etc. capacity building activities. The individual would be involved in documentation, conduction of monitoring and evaluation of projects implemented.
- Minimum 2-3 years of experience of working with grassroot financial institutions in rural areas is preferred. Good understanding of these institutions and their operations is necessary.
- Ability to understand technical, Strong communication skills in Hindi and English, and writing skills to manage partnerships with local, State and national institutions.
- Financial and operational aspects of projects
- Willing to travel for fieldwork and follow-ups