RISE Fellow- Manufacturing Ecosystem (One vacancy)

Last date of application
 28-Feb-22 23:59 HR
Job Description

RISE Fellow- Manufacturing Ecosystem (One vacancy), Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT: RISE Fellow- Manufacturing Ecosystem (One vacancy), Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi


Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (Shakti) works to facilitate India’s transition to a cleaner energy future, by aiding the design and implementation of policies that promote solutions across clean power, energy efficiency, sustainable transport, and climate policy segments.

Shakti is funded by global and Indian philanthropies with a strong interest in preventing climate change and mitigating harmful carbon emissions.

For more information, please visit: http://www.shaktifoundation.in/ 

The RISE Fellowship

With the objective of supporting policy and practice for high Renewable Energy pathways, Shakti has designed a programmatic solution, the Research Innovation Shakti Expert (RISE) Program, comprising the provision of multiyear support to the policy host [Ministry of New and Energy Renewable Resources (MNRE)] and other key affiliates. The program aims at harnessing the synergies of industry and academia, for driving innovation on cross-thematic strategic interventions.

The RISE Fellowship is a program launched by Shakti to provide in-depth research support on a range of issues, vital for India’s energy transition towards 500 GW non-fossil fuel electricity by 2030.

The RISE Fellowship seeks to bring together some of the best, inquisitive minds to closely aid policymakers with options and decision support research and analysis. The fellows shall provide research support and be based in New Delhi. The initiative provides a unique platform for outstanding energy professionals to engage with policymakers, and influence meaningful change in the Renewable Energy domain.


Shakti is looking for a highly motivated individuals with passion for energy transition, research aptitude and excellent articulation.

Reporting to the Director - Clean Power Programme, the RISE Fellow- Manufacturing Ecosystem shall be responsible for engaging with policy makers (MNRE) and stakeholders to create large scale impact in the renewable energy domain, aimed at increased industrial energy efficiency in India through accelerated adoption of energy efficient measures in the manufacturing sector.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
(1) Understanding of policy and regulatory frameworks relevant to setting up domestic manufacturing capacity, especially in clean energy domain;
(2) Understanding of supply chain, research and innovation with domestic technical institutions, for their active involvement and manufacturing eco-system support;
(3) Provide support for the production of top-notch, upstream policy knowledge products, on energy and related development issues;
(4) Conduct research, conceptualize new ideas and develop briefing notes on a range of topics including international developments in the clean energy domain, technology innovation, policy etc.;
(5) Develop clear and compelling presentations and written reports for internal and external stakeholders;
(6) Keep track key of sector developments, interventions of other actors, international development;
(7) Interact with a diverse set of stakeholders.


(1) Applicants must a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Management/ Economics/ Energy /Engineering or related stream from a reputed University/ Institute;

(2) Qualifications in Material Science or related fields shall be an advantage;
(3) Masters or equivalent is desirable.

(1) Minimum 8-12 years of experience in relevant fields, with focus on technology adoption and/or its engineering, procurement, and construction;

(2) Knowledge of climate change and renewable related policies, regulations, and programmes at international, national, state and city level;
(3) Prior experience of interacting with policy, regulatory stakeholders is an advantage;

Essential Skills and Competencies:

(1) Excellent written, verbal communications, and presentation skills;
(2) Ability to interact with a diverse set off external stakeholders including senior officials, and representatives from private sector, civil society organisations, and national and international think tanks and research institutions;
(3) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to engage with teams at all levels;
(4) Comfort working both independently, and in, collaborative team settings managing multiple asks simultaneously;
(5) Personal qualities: Climate Optimist with a ‘Can do’ spirit, self-starter, team-player, intellectual curiosity, flexible mindset, and a passion to make a positive impact in climate change domain;


Gross compensation budgeted for the position is Rs. 15-18 lacs per annum. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi

7. CONTRACT: The appointments will be on a consultancy contract, initially for one year, which will be renewed for following years, based on the performance of the individual, and the continuing programme funding. The start date is flexible, with a preference for candidates ready to begin work as soon as possible.



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Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/SSEF, by or before February 28, 2022.

Interviews with promising candidates are scheduled to start immediately. Candidates who apply first shall be at an advantage.