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Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Consultant
 

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At CEEW, we build careers in public policy.

  • ​ We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale​
  •  We actively promote leadership by initiative​
  •  We celebrate talent and ambition​
  •  You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow​
  •  You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations
  •  Curiosity and irreverence as well as responsibility come together at CEEW​
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  •  We provide a safe space for all​
  •  At CEEW, your life is your example for others​
     

Designation offered:Intern
Focus Area: Low Carbon Pathways
Reporting to: Programme Associate 
Location: New Delhi, India

Purpose 
CEEW offers a six-month internship to expand its work in the area of low carbon pathways particularly in the evolving field of Carbon Markets. Our programme of work on modelling and policy analysis is driven with the broader objective to support India’s energy and climate policy through evidence based unbiased research and cutting-edge analytical approaches. The candidate should have a strong interest in climate policy issues along with inclination towards market based Net-Zero approaches.

Job Duties and Accountabilities 

Research 

  • To study existing literature and build analytical understanding about Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, voluntary carbon markets and the compliance carbon markets
  • To conduct an in-depth analysis of historical market trends of different market based instruments using relevant tools and software
  • To keep a tab on the policy developments in India and across key countries of the world in the field of Carbon Markets
  • To assist in writing research reports/papers
  • To engage with relevant stakeholders, represent organisation and attend conferences and sessions, relevant to carbon markets
  • To undertake administrative work in organising stakeholder consultation events and workshops

Selection Criteria

Education

  • Master’s degree with specialisation in economics, public policy or related field
  • Should have a strong inclination towards research, including an understanding of experimental and analytical research

Main skills

  • Basic understanding about the carbon markets is essential 
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Strong networking and business development skills
  • Ability to conduct techno-economic analysis, cost & benefit analysis, sound knowledge of basic economic principles
  • Good written and oral communication skills; Good report writing skills
  • Ability to use MS Office application suit including MS Excel

Personality

  • Willingness to learn new (research and project management) skills 
  • Ability to adapt to new environment and deliver under tight deadlines in a professional environment
  • Striving for rigour in research and quality in work output
  • Ability to dig deeper into details, while also keeping a sense of the broader objectives and big picture
  • Willingness to learn, grow and develop at personal and professional front, at a rapid pace with a steep learning curve
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment

CEEW operates in a dynamic environment, and the candidate will be required to show flexibility in undertaking a variety of tasks.

Compensation
CEEW offers competitive compensation commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application Process

CEEW is an equal opportunity employer and the selection process does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, or caste. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to share their curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter explaining your interest in the position (in one document preferably PDF) and send it to [email protected] with ‘Application: Intern- LCP’ as the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We appreciate your interest.