Senior Project Associate - Electric Mobility
World Resources Institute
New Delhi
6d ago

Senior Project Associate - Electric Mobility

What is WRI?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development.

WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.

Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.

Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

Responsibilities :

  • To work with Delhi Governments / Dialogue & Development Commission of Delhi office on advancing Delhi EV policy and other identified projects
  • With direction from the Supervisor, independently deliver on various aspects of the identified project including :
  • Developing the roll out plan for EV charging infrastructure
  • Selection of concessional locations and allocation of locations to Energy Operators to setup public charging infrastructure, and overall bid advisory (including selection criteria, and drafting of bid documents)
  • Developing the technical and operational guidelines for fixed charging and battery swapping stations.
  • Assessing the financial models (RESCO and CAPEX) appropriate for deployment of EV chargers in semi-public sector (such as CGHSs, commercial centres, RWAs others) and for private EV charging
  • Support the work on ecosystem mapping for key EV segments like e-rickshaws and e-autos
  • Take charge of various technical aspects of project delivery, such as government interfacing, partner management, people engagement, project documentation, event management, etc.
  • Assist in organizing events. forums, workshops, meetings etc
  • Carry out a significant amount of onsite work, including but not limited to site inspections, surveys, meetings etc.
  • Carry out a significant amount of people engagement, through meetings, online communication, event participation, etc.
  • with government officials, donors, international colleagues, partners, vendors, etc.

    Qualification and Experience :

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering and Master’s in Electrical, Electrics, Chemical engineering or equivalent
  • 7-8 years of full time experience in the energy / transportation sector. Preference will be given to candidates having prior experience on working in the electric mobility space.

    Salary and Benefits :

    Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.

    Duration : 1 Year as term hire

    Location : Delhi, India

    Start date : At the earliest

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