Fellowships for International Professionals Interested in Sustainability in Emerging Markets

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Job Description

Current Openings

Do you have a demonstrated passion as relates to Sustainability and Climate Change?

This could be in areas such as Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Sustainability Finance and Policy, Climate Finance and Carbon Markets, or other related spaces. If that sounds like you, read on and we would love to meet you! ELSE STOP!!!

Also, please do read up about us, our philosophy and our beliefs, before applying.

Openings

Consulting and Advisory Roles

Corporate functions

Internships and Fellowships

Sr Associates will manage projects end-to-end related to Sustainability Finance, Climate Finance, and helping build the business case for Sustainability.

The consulting engagements will be focused at shaping solutions for some of today’s most pressing global issues: climate change and sustainability. The ideal candidate should be inquisitive, be keen on problem solving, and has been involved in some way with business sustainability. She/he is looking to build a career in management consulting.

Interdisciplinary thinkers will thrive in our work environment.

Position deliverables

  • Connecting several dots to create insight and aim to generate new intellectual property (that is the hallmark of most of our assignments)
  • Constructing models that capture financial flows, financial impact on businesses/ investors, etc.
  • Developing impactful client recommendations and delivering them through world-class written and oral presentations
  • Delivery responsibility for engagements in a timely and cost-effective manner

About you

  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability
  • You are looking to join a growth firm and be part of a dynamic environment
  • You have a flexible and creative mind-set
  • You are a curious and creative individual able to understand quickly the complexities of the company’s products and markets

You must have

  • Have a Masters degree/ MBA/ CFA Level III certification
  • 4-8 years of relevant work experience where you have leveraged your business / financial modeling skills to develop business insights
  • Have strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills
  • Have prior consulting experience: either management consulting or operational consulting
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic environment

Location
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.

Associates are required to lead / support consulting projects in the different verticals that cKinetics is operating in.

The ideal candidates should:

  • Be seeking to build a career in the rapidly-emerging field of business sustainability. This covers: Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Sustainability Policy
  • Seek and be able to take on a disproportionate level of responsibility at this stage of his/her career.

Role
Selected person(s) will join cKinetics’ Sustainability advisory practice. The role envisages the following activities:

  • End-to-end delivery responsibility for engagements identified
  • Undertake relevant field work for various projects and provide on ground operational support to cKinetics’ partners and clients, while coordinating with other team members in India & in the US.
  • Building on relationships with potential and existing clients and be responsible for the business development in the assigned areas

About you

  • You are looking to build a long term career in consulting
  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability

You must have:

  • Have a Masters degree/ MBA and 3-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Have strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills
  • Have consulting experience, specifically operational consulting, with a focus on operational efficiency management, process mapping and/ or new product development
  • Have client interaction/ management experience
  • Strategic thinking abilities for business development
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic start-up environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be an individual contributor as also work in teams.

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.

Role: Associate/ Sr Associate: Sustainability Consulting (Industries)

cKinetics is looking for an aspiring management consultant looking to help shape the sustainability strategy for manufacturing industries.

The ideal candidate is passionate about Sustainability and looking for meaningful as well as impactful work. She/he should have had past experience in one or more of the following sustainability related areas:

  • Resource Efficiency (Energy, water, waste, etc)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Cleaner Production
  • Climate Change Advisory

The person would be involved in consulting engagements focused at shaping solutions for some of today’s most pressing global issues.

Role:
The role envisages the following activities:

  • Connecting several dots to create insight and aim to generate new intellectual property (that is the hallmark of most of our assignments)
  • Developing impactful client recommendations and delivering them through world-class written and oral presentations
  • Delivery responsibility for engagements in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Undertake relevant field work for various projects and provide on ground operational support to cKinetics’ partners and clients, while coordinating with clients and team members in India & across the globe.

About you:

  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to Sustainability
  • You are a strong communicator
  • You are a curious and creative individual who is used to solving problems for clients

You must have:

  • A Master’s Degree and an educational background that allows you to understand the language of business and technology
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in one of the following domains: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleaner Production, Climate Change, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills
  • Developed spread-sheet based models as a part of your work; or worked on R
  • Prior consulting experience: either management consulting or operational consulting
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic environment

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.

The candidate would be part of the California Carbon division of cKinetics, which provides business intelligence and analytics in carbon and clean fuels markets.

The person would be involved in tracking and analyzing some of the rapidly evolving carbon markets in North America. These include Western Climate Initiative (California+ Quebec), Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS), Oregon Clean Fuels Program (CFP), Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), Canada Clean Fuels Standards, British Columbia LCFS, and so on.

Be on the cutting edge of carbon markets and climate finance analytics!

Role:

The role envisages the following activities:

  • Researching and analyzing economic issues pertaining to carbon markets. Analyze a variety of data streams using mathematical models and statistical techniques
  • Supporting delivery of reports and analysis. Publishing relevant forecast, commentaries and reports synthesizing the key news and developments
  • Engage with proponents in US and Canada to keep track of fast-evolving market developments with regulators, industry bodies, clients, etc.
  • Supporting and actively participating in product development

About you:

  • You are looking to take on responsibility and be part of a dynamic environment
  • You have a methodical and critical mindset for collecting and analysing market data
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to interact and collaborate with professionals from varied cultural backgrounds

You must have:

  • Post-graduation in disciplines such as Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in climate finance, or environmental commodities, or data/market analytics
  • Desire to work in climate policy, energy markets and/or environmental commodity markets
  • Excellent English writing skills and the ability to articulate analytical thought in an easily comprehensible manner and to use all insights gathered to build various reports
  • Ability to present and discuss their research and findings to a high-level audience and industry experts
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of standard analytical software such Microsoft excel, R, or SPSS

Nice to have:

  • Econometric modeling skills

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.

cKinetics is looking for problem-solvers who are passionate about Sustainability and Carbon Markets and looking for meaningful as well as cutting-edge work.

The candidate would be part of the California Carbon division of cKinetics, which provides business intelligence and analytics in carbon and clean fuels markets.

The person would be involved in tracking how carbon markets are impacting corporates that hold fossil-fuel linked assets. This will involve studying sectors such as utilities, cement, oil and gas, transportation, amongst others. S/he would coordinate with the other teams to quantify the impact of different carbon prices on these companies; and correspondingly their market value.

Position deliverables:

The role envisages the following activities:

  • Writing equity-research briefs for investors
  • Tracking assets held by corporates that are influenced by carbon prices
  • Understanding how carbon prices impact corporates: developing financial models with projections linked to different scenarios
  • Tracking corporate actions related to climate change
  • Supporting and actively participating in product development

About you:

  • You are looking to take on responsibility and be part of a dynamic environment
  • You are good with understanding financial data
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to interact and collaborate with professionals from varied cultural backgrounds

You must have:

  • MBA with a focus on Finance, or a Masters Degree in Economics, Chartered Accountant/ CPA, or a post graduate degree with financial analysis subjects
  • 3+ years of work experience (5+ years for Sr Associate) in analysis of corporate equities
  • Ability to understand corporate financial statements
  • Created financial forecasts and developed models from scratch
  • Ability to present and discuss their research and findings to a high-level audience and industry experts
  • Excellent English writing skills and the ability to articulate analytical thought in an easily comprehensible manner and to use all insights gathered to build various reports

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.

Profile

If you LIVE AND BREATHE Marketing, we want to talk to you. If you are passionate about Sustainability and know the subject, we want to speak with you even more! You MUST read this entire posting before applying.

The Corporate Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing the communications plan for cKinetics (www.cKinetics.com) and its division Sustainability Outlook (www.SustainabilityOutlook.in). This would entail developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing our communication across all digital channels.

The role also involves managing engagement with our audience, and fostering community spirit. This role will coordinate with our different teams that generate Sustainability related insights and ensuring they reach our audience.

Position responsibilities

This is a hands on role where you would be responsible for the following:

  • Build our market presence by forging a greater and timely visibility of our work (a) online and (b) in mainstream events and media
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop ways of showcasing insights they have developed
  • Measure and report performance of all engagement campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative marketing strategies

About you

  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability
  • You have a flexible and creative mind-set
  • You have excellent communication, writing skills, and presentation skills
  • Proven experience in marketing and/or online community engagement for at least 3 years. Ideally we are looking for someone with 5-8 years of experience.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Demonstrable experience leading online campaigns- managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns; Solid knowledge of Google Analytics

We would be delighted if you had

  • Experience in working with Sustainability issues such as climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, water management, environmental risk management, sustainability finance, etc.

Location:

New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume at HR@ckinetics.com and also include a note on why you fit the profile. (Resumes without this will not be considered)

Role: Internships

cKinetics provides internship opportunities very selectively to students in Masters Degree Programs only.

Internships are for 6 months and 1 year. Kindly do not apply for periods shorter than 6 months.

Internship projects are decided every 6 months and cKinetics visits selected campuses where the projects are made public.

You should be in one of the following streams of education:

  • Masters in Engineering: Computer Science, Environmental Engineering
  • Masters in Environmental Sciences
  • Masters in Business Administration

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you
would like to do an internship with cKinetics and specific skills that you have to contribute.

Fellowships for International Professionals Interested in Sustainability in Emerging Markets

For international professionals interested in Sustainability in Emerging Markets, cKinetics has instituted the following fellowships:

  • cKinetics Sustainability Fellowship Program (SFP): a program for post-masters professionals looking to build exposure to a practitioners lens towards Sustainability in India
  • cKinetics Young International Professionals Program (YIPP): a program for pre-Masters professionals looking to build experience in Sustainability in
    India

The fellowships have terms of 6 months, 1 year and 2 years.

The fellows would work on sustainability related areas such as Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Policy.

This is an opportunity to get an intense on-the-ground experience in India (or neighboring emerging markets); and see approaches to balance rapid growth along with sustainable consumption of natural resources.

Logistics

  1. Fellows will receive a stipend (it will be comparable to what we pay to candidates in India).
  2. We offer assistance with local accommodation and other local logistics
  3. All travel to and from India, visa expenses, etc. are to be borne by the candidate

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why
this is a suitable opportunity for you.

cKinetics


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cKinetics

cKinetics

New Delhi, India, + 2 more location(s)

11 - 50

Sector: GHG management and carbon removal

About this company

Founders:Pawan Mehra, Upendra Bhatt

Founded date:2010

Stage:Other

Website:ckinetics.com

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cKinetics is a specialized Sustainability advisory firm that provides end-to-end solutions for investors and businesses. Its focus is on shaping interventions to enable our client organizations to emerge as competitive...read more

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