Swati Lal

Consultant at Confederation of Indian Industry


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Professional Experience

  • Consultantaug-2014 - jan-2015

    Confederation of Indian Industry

    -Coordinated with companies in India and institutions operating in the business ecosystem for various activities related to the Integrated Reporting IR Lab India. IR Lab is a country-level network set up by CII with the mentorship of the International Integrated Reporting Council IIRC, to practice and advocate integrated reporting in India and act as a bridge to IIRC and IR networks in other countries. -Compiled content for IR Newsletters as part of advocacy exercise. -Coordinated webinars as part of capacity building programme.

  • Grants Coordinatorfeb-2012 - mar-2014

    Public Health Foundation of India

    Strategic framework for grants management • In partnership with the grants management office, prepared strategic framework and best practices for grants pre-and-post award process. The strategy was successfully implemented across PHFI and its four Institutes of Public Health IIPHs. Manage grants pre-and-post award process •Assisted the President, the Vice-President Research and Policy and technical research teams in coordinating various aspects during the proposal development phase to ensure completed proposals are professional and credible. •Prospecting and identifying new grant funding and other relevant opportunities and share information with academic team, faculty, and researchers. •Coordinated with finance team to gather and collate information for grant proposals. •Prepared budgets, institutional capability statements etc. and assembled institutional documentation for various proposals for the purpose of complying with funding guidelines of awarding organizations. •Provided

  • Program Officerjun-2008 - sep-2011


    Program Coordination •Provided programmatic and technical support to the Chief of Party and Country Manager in implementation and coordination of program strategies, work plans and outreach activities. •Effective management of the assigned programs and services in accordance with program guidelines, standards and delivery deadlines. •Coordinated and compiled substantive updates from technical team members on various activities and prepared periodical progress and performance reports to reflect achievement of program targets accomplishments, document learning. Research and Report Writing -Assisted in primary and secondary research related to clean energy projects. -Assisted in carrying out consultations with key stakeholders in government, public and private sector. •Contributed in writing reports on various clean energy projects. Outreach and Advocacy •Worked with partner institutions for developing strategy and coordinate advocacy events and roadshows across India. •Prepared and

  • Project Associatejul-2001 - may-2008


    Project Coordination and Subcontracts Management • Assisted the National Project Director and Technical Expert Consultant in overall project execution and project cycle management. • Managed subcontracts of multi-disciplinary teams ranging from autonomous national institutions, government ministries departments, national research development institutes, universities and NGOs. • Monitoring of the work plan and budgets for time bound delivery of the project outcomes. Successfully monitored and managed more than 130 subcontracts. Financial Management and Reporting • Prepared quarterly work plans, financial and progress reports. Auditing and compliance. • Liaising with the project proponents to ensure timely delivery of various deliverables and monitoring funds’ disbursement and its utilization. Successfully retrieved unutilized funds from subcontractors. • Maintain up to date records of all project expenditures. Prepare disbursement requests for all administrative and prog

  • Executiveapr-2000 - dec-2000

    ANZ Grindlays Bank

    • Business development for mutual funds; MIS

  • Operations Assistantjan-2001 - mar-2001


    • Research and report compilation on relief and rehabilitation measures during Gujarat Earthquake.

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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