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Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Research Analyst/ Programme Associate – Centre for Energy Finance

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  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale​
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  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations​
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  • You will get above-market remuneration​
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Designation offeredResearch Analyst/ Programme Associate (Product Development), CEEW Centre for Energy Finance

Reporting toProgramme Lead, CEEW Centre for Energy Finance

LocationNew Delhi, India

Purpose

The CEEW Centre for Energy Finance is looking to hire a Research Analyst to lead the work on development of web-based products - dashboards, tools and website. Web-based products are increasingly becoming an important medium to communicate the key research findings. They also increase the transparency in the sector leading to greater flow of finance. CEEW-CEF has launched many web-based products in the recent past and the candidate will be expected to take ownership in maintaining the existing ones and creating new ones to further India’s energy transition. He/she will be expected to coordinate with external web-developers to design the same.

Job Duties and Accountabilities

Research

  • Conduct primary and secondary research to identify trends and generate insights – primarily in solar, wind, EV and storage.
  • Regularly conduct research to benchmark CEEW-CEF’s offerings and design a plan for improvement.
  • Review large amounts of data and analyse information using a variety of mathematical tools and interdisciplinary methodologies.
  • Contribute to the teams’ research objectives to the extent that your skillset adds value to the output, on request or otherwise.
  • Present dashboards/tools to external stakeholders.

Web-development

  • Be responsible for maintenance of the CEEW-CEF website.
  • Basic understanding of Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS (Including version 3), JavaScript, and API’s.
  • Familiarity and relevant experience in using different Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Hands-on technical skills in Google Analytics to generate CEF website users report.
  • Working experience in Windows and Linux environments.
  • Maintain regular backups of the database and local directories for recovery.
  • Work closely with the team and ensure that data is relevant and updated on the dashboards, tools and website.
  • Design and implement a strategy to increase traffic to dashboards and tools developed by the team.
  • Take end-to-end ownership of the new web-based products - lifecycle; identify market requirements, create preliminary design concepts and drive implementation of overall product roadmap.
  • Work cross-functionally across teams (internally and externally) to build delightful user experiences and ensure timely releases (For example, India renewables dashboard, Electric mobility dashboard, Open access tool, etc).
  • Define success metrics and continuously iterate to achieve the same.
  • Regularly interact with key stakeholders (industry, policymakers and investors) to gauge user feedback.
  • Work with CEF team members on innovative data visualisation methods/techniques to disseminate research/analysis

Programme Assistance

  • Assist with project implementation, including preparing presentations, factsheets, and other communication material.
  • Assist administrative team for organisation of relevant events (whenever needed).
  • Support efforts to use new media platforms for wide dissemination of CEEW’s work and, in turn, closer engagement with the wider community.
  • Open to travel to project sites and India and outside.

Selection Criteria

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Application, Design or similar degrees.
  • Basic understanding of electricity sector (specifically solar, wind, EV and energy storage) and its regulatory/commercial landscape.

Main skills

  • Understanding of the energy and power sector in India.
  • Possesses problem-solving skills - able to deal with ambiguity and uncertainties.
  • Adept in data analytics to uncover actionable insights for the team.
  • A basic understanding of design, UX and growth.
  • Basic understanding of Google Analytics, Data Studio and Search Engine Optimisation.
  • Basic understanding of applications like WordPress and web-development tools like Ruby on Rails and Python.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be adept user of MS-office suit (Word, Excel, Power Point).

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

Compensation

Competitive compensation – commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organisations 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 may send their CV and cover letter (in one pdf) to jobs@ceew.in with 'Application: Research Analyst - Centre for Energy Finance’ as the subject line. The last date to send applications is 31 October 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.