Expert – Financial Linkages

Selection of specialized technical and implementation firm to propose and pilot use of Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

1. Overall responsible to drive the financing aspects of the project and work closely with the potential financial institutions
2. Responsible to execute the project through exposure and understanding of government policies and schemes, rural banking, public finance sector, domestic banking sector, MFIs/NBFCs etc.
3. Responsible to identify and leverages funds for the project and also develop a long-term sustainability roadmap for both the sector
4. Help in designing financial product for DRE applications based on the need and capacity of the potential end users.
5. Responsible in planning and organizing workshops for financial institutions, exposure visits to demonstration sites.

Project Description

The objective of the project is to facilitate the creation of an enabling market environment for promoting productive use of Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) technologies and services catering to farm and allied sectors in rural India, that directly help in achieving the dual goals of carbon dioxide emission reduction and rural poverty alleviation. The goal of the project would be to improve the quality of life of rural populations by providing affordable clean energy technologies leading to saving of the recurring fuel costs.

Screening Criteria 1
Master’s degree in Business Management/Finance, Development Finance or equivalent
Screening Criteria 2
Language: Good business language skills in Hindi, English. Odia would be an added advantage
Screening Criteria 3
General professional experience: 5 years of professional experience of working in the domestic banking or public finance sector
Screening Criteria 4
Specific professional experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience with banks and government Good understanding of leveraging schemes with Odisha Governments
Screening Criteria 5
"Leadership / management experience: 3 years of management / leadership experience as project team leader / advisor / manager. Experience in managing teams with a mix of national and local expertise"
Screening Criteria 6
Regional Experience: Regional experience of working with financial institutions of Odisha
Screening Criteria 7
Development co-operation experience: Experience of managing ODA financed project and quality protocol of international development agencies

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