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Job Description

Senior Research Associate – Power Utility and Electric Mobility

Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)

New Delhi

1. POSITION(S) VACANT: Senior Research Associate – Power Utility and Electric Mobility, Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy, New Delhi

 

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

 

Incorporated in 2008, the Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) is an industry led, membership based Indian non-profit organization, that drives energy efficiency markets and policies in India.

 

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. We believe that our work speaks for itself, and we hold Respect, Integrity and Synergy as central to our efforts.

 

For more information about the organisation, please visit www.aeee.in/

 

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Reporting to the Team Lead- Power Utility and Electric Mobility (PUEM), the Senior Research Associate will join the Power Utility and Electric Mobility (PUEM) team and work closely with the other verticals of AEEE (Buildings and Communities, Industrial Energy Efficiency and Energy Data Analytics and State and Local Actions). This PUEM team is closely following the developments in the power utility and electric mobility space in India and undertakes research with unique value proposition to support India’s energy transition.

 

Key Job Responsibilities:

 

(1) Support the Power Utilities and eMobility research activities focused on advocating    Energy Efficiency as a Resource by seeking synergy with Distributed Energy Resources, Smart Grid Technologies, Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, Smart Energy Meters, Energy Storage, Demand Side Management and Demand Response;
(2) Manage the day to day project activities including, assigning work to RAs/ Consultants, coordinating and reviewing the work from project partners and providing guidance to the team;
(3) Contribute to developing proposals and concept notes for undertaking meaningful research in electric mobility and power sector aligned with AEEE strategy;
(4) Effectively execute the assigned projects ensuring quality and timeliness, and coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders;
(5) Mentor and guide the research and analysis undertaken junior colleagues at AEEE, and contribute to the development of team strategy;
(6) Represent AEEE in external events as a recognized as a credible and trusted professional and contribute to discussions on policy and regulation related to Smart Grid, Utility Demand Side Management (DSM), Grid Energy Storage, Electric Mobility and Power Sector at large;
(7) Review, analyze and draft policy, regulatory and scheme documents related to power sector and electric mobility with particular focus on advancing energy efficiency as a “resource”;
(8) Build strong relationships with relevant stakeholders including policymakers, public agencies, businesses, subject-matter experts, funding agencies, academia, and like-minded organizations;
(9) Contribute to outreach activities such as preparing discussion papers, brochures, writing online posts, etc. and actively supporting in organizing roundtables, workshops and other types of events;
(10) Publish and present research findings and knowledge content in the form of reports, articles, policy briefs and peer reviewed papers.;
(11) Raise AEEE’s profile and influence by amplifying the impact of AEEE’s work for external stakeholders through AEEE’s communication channels, articles in news media and industry.

 

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

 

Qualifications
Applicants must have Under-graduation and Post-graduation in Electrical Engineering, Energy and allied fields from reputed institutions in India or overseas

 

Experience
(1) At least five years’ experience in the field of electric mobility/ power/ energy efficiency/ renewable energy in research or consulting domain;

(2) Experience in electric vehicle charging and vehicle to grid integration; experience in electric bus charging shall be an advantage;

(3) Expert knowledge in power sector and electric mobility policies and regulations in India

 

Skills and Competencies
(1) Proven analytical and qualitative research abilities with excellent written and verbal communications, knowledge of any other regional languages is a plus;
(2) Experience working with data analysis and optimization with software tools such as R, Python, GAMS is a plus;
(3) Self-directed and able to work upon minimal supervision;
(4) Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas.

 

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

 

The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

 

7. REFERENCE: SRA-PUEM-AEEE

 

8. CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Team SAMS
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

 

9. APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to urgently apply to https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/AEEE, by or before October 3, 2021.