Senior Research Associate (Data Analytics & Modelling – Buildings Energy Efficiency Sector)

Last date of application
 03-Jan-23 23:59 HR
Job Description



Senior Research Associate (Data Analytics & Modelling – Buildings Energy Efficiency Sector), Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE), New Delhi


1. POSITION VACANT: Senior Research Associate (Data Analytics & Modelling – Buildings Energy Efficiency Sector), Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE), New Delhi



Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) is a policy advocacy and energy efficiency market enabler with a not-for-profit motive. AEEE advocates energy efficiency as a resource and collaborates with industry and government to transform the market for energy-efficient products and services, thereby contributing towards meeting India’s goals on energy security, clean energy, and climate change. AEEE collaborates with diverse stakeholders such as policymakers, government officials, business and industry, consumers, researchers, and civil society organizations. AEEE believes its work speaks for itself, and holds respect, integrity, and synergy as central to its efforts.


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Reporting to the Team Lead (Data Analytics & Modelling), the Senior Research Associate (SRA), shall be working on energy efficiency policy advisory, and market enablement founded on unbiased research and cutting-edge analytical approaches. The individual is expected to conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis and assessments through primary and secondary research. She/he would actively engage with stakeholders from the public sector, businesses, and civil society.


Key Job Responsibilities:
(1) Drive insightful analysis on energy efficiency in the buildings sector;
(2) Analyze large amounts of data to support building sector modelling, power sector modelling, energy performance-based benchmarking, and demand flexibility forecasting and implementation;(3) Undertake data collection and analysis from diverse sources. Bringing in web-scraping and intelligent data-processing techniques must be integral to all data-driven work;
(4) Assess and customize well-known and established models for AEEE’s work in data analysis and modelling;
(5) Track international, national, and state-level policy & legislative developments and schemes about energy conservation and energy efficiency;
(6) Track key policies and schemes related to state climate action plans and sustainable development goals; identify potential opportunities to integrate energy efficiency in these policies and schemes;
(7) Liaise with stakeholders from the public sector, businesses, and civil society
(8) Conduct both primary and desktop/secondary research using diverse information sources;
(9) Write high-quality research pieces – papers, presentations, policy briefs, etc., and project reports;
(10) Ensure timely and quality project delivery; develop interactive tools, dashboards, consumer videos, podcasts, workshops/training/knowledge sessions, etc.;
(11) Support the team in developing core or multi-year technical/ research proposals to raise programmatic funding;
(12) Pursue continuous improvement in technical skills and domain expertise and work towards being recognized as a credible and trusted professional in your domain;
(13) Foster a culture of collaboration, support and transparency in the organization, support, and mentor the junior team;
(14) Perform other necessary tasks as they arise.





(1) Applicants must be possessing a master’s degree with a specialization in buildings science, interdisciplinary urban design, sustainable energy, energy analytics or related field;

(2) Ph.D. degree in relevant discipline is preferred;

(3) A bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably electrical, mechanical, civil or energy engineering) or architecture.



(1) Five or more years of relevant work experience (experience working on energy efficiency in buildings preferred);

(2) Domain expertise in sustainable energy and preferably in, buildings sector energy efficiency, sustainable building operational practices, demand flexibility;

(3) Knowledge of green building certifications; building energy and carbon accreditation standards including ISO 14064, ISO 50001; and GHG accounting and reporting standards.


Skills and Competencies

(1) Good knowledge of modelling in the efficiency space and its role and impacts; some experience in modelling would be preferred;

(2) Demonstrated data analysis & visualization (Excel and Tableau), and modelling skills;

(3) Should have a strong research background, proven analytical research capabilities, and excellent written and verbal communication;

(4) Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision;

(5) Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas;

(6) Based in New Delhi or willing to move (preferred).


Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. Please note that the offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi



Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612



Eligible candidates interested in the position can apply using the link by or before January 3, 2023.