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Senior Analyst/Consultant

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Sectors Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Location India (North)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Climate Policy Initiative
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Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) is a team of analysts that works to improve the most important energy policies and market processes around the world, with a focus on finance. We answer pressing questions posed by decision makers through in-depth analysis. We work in places with most potential for impact, including Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States. CPI is a dynamic organization with an entrepreneurial culture and a collaborative environment. In India, we work in close collaboration with the Indian School of Business (ISB) as well as the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).

About the position

CPI is looking for a talented and a motivated individual at the Senior Analyst/Consultant level to provide research and analytical leadership for our work in India. Under the supervision of the Program Director, s/he will work with the government and businesses to help design policy and market options that are practical and implementable.

The selected candidate will be expected to work in conjunction with other CPI offices worldwide. S/he is expected to demonstrate good quantitative skills; prior experience in finance, economics, or policy analysis; excellent written and oral communication skills; and an ability to generate actionable rather than academic insights.

The selected candidate will work in an environment that requires independent thinking, collaborative problem solving, cross-disciplinary understanding, and professional interactions. S/he will be expected to pursue robust and careful quantitative analysis.  We will place a premium on problem structuring, initiative, and flexibility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Includes the following and other duties as assigned (with minimum supervision):

  • Lead/manage projects from beginning to completion, including fundraising, project management, and timely delivery.
  • Perform rigorous quantitative and qualitative evaluation of national and international climate and energy policies.
  • Design and implement complex analytical research assignments, requiring economic and financial modeling.
  • Write high-quality research products, including white papers, presentations, policy briefs, blogs, etc.
  • Master’s degree required (PhDs welcome), preferably in one of the following: economics, finance, business, public policy, and engineering. Candidates with a strong analytical/quantitative background preferred.
  • Required 5+ years of total experience in analyzing economics of policy choices and/or markets; in particular, 3+ years of experience in quantitative economics and finance.
  • Experience in design/analysis in one of the following areas preferred: capital markets; structured financial products; risk hedging solutions; investment banking; management consulting.
  • Understanding of climate and energy policies in place and under discussion in relevant countries; in particular, in India, both federal and at state levels.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong project management skills, including the ability to lead a project from start to finish with minimum supervision.
  • An insightful, independent, analytical mind with a strong track record of applying sound political and strategic judgment in complex situations.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate complex qualitative and quantitative analyses to expert as well as non-technical audiences.
  • Professionalism, enthusiasm for working as part of a team, and ability to interact with a diverse array of people.
Title and compensation

The position will be located in Delhi/NCR. We offer excellent benefits packages and competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience.

To apply

Visit https://climatepolicy.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=30 to submit an application. With your application, attach two documents: (1) CV/resume, (2) a cover letter, followed by a writing sample of 5 pages or less that has not been edited by anyone other than yourself. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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