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Consultant - Electric Mobility Expert

World Resources Institute

World Resources Institute

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Consultant - Electric Mobility Expert
Who we are and what we do?
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.
Position Overview (Brief Overview of the Role):
Under WRI’s sustainable cities program we use technical expertise, cutting-edge research and on-the-ground partnerships to design solutions that enable sustainable city growth. We collaborate with local and national decision-makers across states to implement projects that overcome the challenges of urbanization and make cities that are better for people. With this objective, WRI India is commencing its engagement with Government of India to work on various public transport related projects, in an initiative to support the Govt. in strengthening public transport services across India. We are looking for a candidate with considerable experience in the public transport sector with data analytics and mapping skills to help the team achieve this goal
How your day will unfold:
The candidate will undertake and oversee a range of responsibilities as are listed below:
  • Support the team in delivering deep-dive city technical assistance for electrification of public transport
  • Develop a dashboard for electric mobility initiatives across India through consultation with industry
  • Support vendors in developing wireframe for dashboard and ensure deliverables are as per requirements.
  • Manage charging programme in states - Connect and work with Discom and Electric Bus operators to study the challenges, Collect data on the charging levels and prepare analysis on the month data
  • Market research and technical evaluation of emerging technology of Battery swapping and fast charging
  • Continuous engagement with various stakeholders and assist in capacity building.
  • Support the preparation of internal and external communications of the projects.
  • Assist the team in timely delivery of activities as outlined in the project.
Qualifications and requirement we seek:
  • Master’s Degree in Transport Planning/Engineering or Management Studies.
  • 12+ years of work experience working within the electric mobility eco-system and any state transport department
  • Experience in execution and monitoring of the urban bus services.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholder at various levels of government.
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi is a must. (Reading and Writing)
  • Proficiency in MS Office is a requirement.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills with an eye for detail-oriented work, generating new ideas and approaches to address bottlenecks and challenges.
  • Experience working on projects with a track record of delivering at or ahead of deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with ability to plan projects and activities, work to tight deadlines, and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work in a team towards achieving a larger organizational level goals.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.
Location: Delhi (travel to different cities may be required)
Duration: 6 months term hire (part time) extendable based on performance and project requirements
Start Date: As soon as possible
List of Documents to be attached:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Quote (per month remuneration required)
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview(s) and further steps.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) @WRI India
WRI India values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion across all areas of our work and workforce. Integrating these values into our actions fosters a progressive and collaborative culture and can also enhance our impact. It is our responsibility to create a welcoming working environment for people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and experience to learn together. We are responsible for fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where questions, concerns and information about diversity, equity and inclusion are part of our ongoing dialogue and development.
Equal employment @WRI India
We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.