Head - Program Development And Strategy, Climate, Mumbai

Published 2023-05-27
Expires 2023-06-27
ID #1593490161
Head - Program Development And Strategy, Climate, Mumbai
India, Maharashtra, Mumbai,
Published May 27, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head - program development and strategy, climate

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Head - Program Development and Strategy, Climate Data Analysis & Technical Research New Delhi, India Bengaluru, India, India Mumbai, India, India Multiple India, India Head of Program Development and StrategyWho we are and what we do?We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently, over 250 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Program Overview for ClimateAt WRI India’s Climate Program, we focus on integrated solutions that can enable a low-carbon transition in India, while ensuring that the transition is equitable and just for its people and protects natural resources. Through applied research, the use of frameworks and tools, partnerships with key stakeholders and ground-level implementation, we seek to achieve impact at scale.About your role:The Climate Program at WRI India seeks a Lead for Program Development and Strategy to support the program’s next phase of growth. The selected candidate will work with senior leadership of the Climate Program to strengthen program strategy, strengthen planning and monitoring functions to manage risk and support the program in its next phase of growth. The role will require an understanding of strategy development for research and policy action, experience in managing multiple stakeholders, and a broad understanding of the landscape of low-carbon transitions in India. How you day will unfold:Program Strategy: Support the program’s leadership in the organisation’s strategy development and refresh processes, to align the team and organizational goals, and position the strategy in line with state/ country priorities. Provide hands-on advice and support in planning, development and effective delivery of the Climate program’s vision and strategic objectivesProvide inputs to improve the program’s operational effectiveness and lead the implementation of these recommendations in coordination with program leadership.Develop and maintain broad, but pertinent know-how of issues related to the Program’s project portfolio and its strategic goals to support collaboration with other WRI initiatives and programs. Stay updated on international and national policy landscape on issues pertinent to the work and goals of the program, identify and propose strategic opportunities for the program that aligns with the goalsSupport the development of new and strategic work areas by creating actionable plans and identifying capacity and resource needs in association with the development team, if need be.Structure and oversee internal planning and review processes.Design and deliver knowledge sessions to the project teams on strategy developmentProgram Development:Support the team in donor cultivation efforts, including developing contacts and relationships with current and potential donors, organizing meetings, leading preparatory efforts for key meetings, and tracking donor engagement with an emphasis on improving donor efforts.Assist the senior leadership with proposal pre-requisites in Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and EOI (Expression of Interest) and guidance documents from Bilateral/Multilateral Donors in coordination with the Development team and identify risks if any.Support the team’s leadership and communication personnel to develop material for other external engagements. Prepare reports and presentations that effectively communicate the climate program’s vision, goals, activities and outcomes for internal and external stakeholders including senior management meetings, executive team, donors and board. Support the team to scale partnerships in a sustainable manner, creating impactful collaborations. Serve as an internal coordinator for the Climate program, to support collaborations with other programs within WRI India and globally. Requirements and skills that we seek:15 Years+ relevant full-time work experience with demonstrated involvement in strategy development, business development, change management or related roles.Understanding of the national and international climate and/or energy landscape and policies will be strongly preferred. Demonstrable experience in decision making, problem solving, and big-picture and systems thinkingExperience in development, environment and non-profit sectors is preferred.Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills. Outstanding interpersonal skillsExcellent communication skills – both written and oral.Attention to detail.Demonstrated experience in working on multiple projects.Demonstrated experience in working with the team and independently. Salary and Benefits: 30,00,000 to 34,00,000 CTC PADuration: 2 year (Extendable based on performance and project requirements)Location: New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, India List of Documents to be attached:Cover LetterResumeOnly shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. People-centric to the core:Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get:Health benefits: We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhsTerm Insurance: Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staffmemberEmployee Assistance program: Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balanceDigital healthcare service: Online doctor consultations for your primary healthcare needsFlexible work schedule: Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their jobLearning culture: Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunitiesRest and Recharge weeks: We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.Our leave policy: Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.Click here to know more about our benefits We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

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