Mitigation Officer

Posted By: Quess Corp Limited


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Program Implementation

Development Finance & Banks

Job Description

The Mitigation Officer will be based at New Delhi, India. The Mitigation Officer shall work under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager (NPM) and the overall guidance of the Programme Manager - Energy, Environment and Resilience Unit.

A. Main Purpose :

The Mitigation Officer will provide the technical and programmatic support to the Project Management Unit


B. Duties and Responsibilities:

• Plan, coordinate and facilitate implementation of project activities to ensure successful project delivery.

• Provide inputs in the development of overall project annual workplan, outlining key activities, deliverables and timelines

• Provide regular project updates to ensure accurate and timely reporting to UNDP, donor and other key stakeholders.

• Provide information and inputs for developing Terms of reference for consultants/ consultancy firms to be hired to undertake project activities;

• Commission activities like research studies, state level assessments, training workshops etc. and manage the operational aspects of procurement, event management, logistics etc. in coordination with PMU;

• Identify capacity development needs of implementing partners and arrange for necessary trainings.

• Manage and track contracts with project partners and flag any potential risks and suggest its mitigation measures. Ensure timely contract management and payments;

• Undertake review meetings with partners and field visits to track progress made in implementation of the project and take corrective action as required;

• Review quality and consistency of reports and deliverables by partner institutions/ responsible parties including financial reports from all project partners,

Min. academic education :Master’s degree from a recognized institution in environmental science/engineering/ sustainable development/ Social sciences/ public policy.

Min. years of relevant work experience :

• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in environment, climate change

• and mitigation

• Previous experience in projects on either Energy Access, Rural Energy,

• Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change Mitigation and/or

• zero-emission solutions

• Experience with multilateral organizations on development programmes

• on climate change and low-carbon technologies will be preferred.

Required skills and competencies :

• Job Knowledge and Technical Expertise: Good understanding of climate change and rural development issues at national/sub national level. S/he needs to be conversant with the available knowledge on innovative and inclusive climate change mitigation measures.Project implementation:

• Ability to carry out research and communicate solutions that guide decisions on strategic project directions

• Provide technical support in creating the framework, governance mechanism, and structure for the mitigation activities, as planned in the project.

• Review and track implementation activities to ensure timely delivery and project sustinability.

• Co-ordinate feasibility studies, state level assessments, implementation

• activities and training workshops being done under the project in close coordination with Project Management Unit.

• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals

• Ability to build strategic partnerships with a wide array of stakeholders working in the field of climate change mitigation and rural development;

• Excellent documentation skills, including technical and analytical writing

• Ability to build and maintain constructive relationships with colleagues (and reports where appropriate);

Desired additional skills and competencies :

• Additional relevant experience in project/programme management is desirable.

• Experience of working with Central and/or State Governments/ NGOs/ Civil Society on similar assignments will be preferred.

• Familiarity with the working environment and professional standards of multilateral or bilateral organizations.

• Accredited Energy Auditors will be preferred.

• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Hindi is mandatory.

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Quess Corp Limited
  • About Organization:Quess Corp Limited (Quess) is India’s leading business services provider, leveraging our extensive domain knowledge and future-ready digital platforms to drive client productivity through outsourced solutions.