Program Manager (Electric Mobility)

Program Manager (Electric Mobility)

Organization: Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Apply By: 08 Mar 2021

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)


Program Manager (Electric Mobility)


Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Reports to

Director – Electric Mobility Programme

Terms of Employment

Regular / Full Time


New Delhi, India

Closing Date of Applications

8th March 2021


Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation works to facilitate India’s transition to a cleaner energy future by aiding the design and implementation of policies that promote solutions across clean power, energy efficiency, sustainable transport, climate policy and climate finance segments.  Over the last many years, Shakti has become a trusted partner of many policy makers who have requested for Shakti’s input. Shakti is funded by global and Indian philanthropies with a strong interest in preventing climate change and mitigating harmful carbon emissions. For more information, please visit our website http://www.shaktifoundation.in/ 


Program Manager will support the development and management of a comprehensive sector strategy through research, project management, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with external and internal stakeholders.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to make a difference on the fight against climate change, one of the greatest global challenges of this generation, and to work with a professional and respected team.


Program Planning and Management

  1. Conduct research and contribute to development of sector strategy
  2. Develop project concept notes for proposed activities through research
  3. Conduct research and analysis around follow-on opportunities identified by Director – Electric Mobility Programme (the Programme Lead) and those proposed by partners, to establish their relevance
  4. Develop the concept notes for discussion in Weekly Programme Meetings as per inputs from Programme Lead
  5. Develop presentations for external interactions (e.g. Government bodies, donors etc.) with inputs from Programme Lead 
  6. Draft Terms of Reference for issuance of Request for Proposals (RFPs) to the Consultants 
  7. Coordinate with Programme Lead and prospective partners, on project proposal development from concept stage onwards
  8. Conduct research to track key sector developments, interventions of other actors to inform the Programme lead about potential project opportunities

Project Management

  1. Facilitate completion of a robust project management process by completing necessary due diligence processes
  2. Develop evaluation notes based on qualitative analysis of submitted proposals 
  3. Interact and coordinate with partners to track progress 
  4. Review project deliverables, and offer comments, feedback, and support
  5. Support the Programme Lead and Finance Team to ensure adherence to reporting and payment schedules
  6. Ensure all technical, financial, and supporting documents are in place 
  7. Coordinate with the Finance Team to upload and manage all documents on FLUXX


  1. Draft Application Summaries, Memos, and other Board Book related Communication materials in a timely manner
  2. Provide programmatic inputs to Communications for brochures, newsletter, and website
  3. Support Programme Lead in preparation of communication materials e.g. thematic presentations and narratives for external stakeholders (Industry partners, best practice networks, Donors etc)
  4. Respond to programme related queries from other functions within Shakti (Communications, Finance, Fundraising etc), and external stakeholders
  5. Support programme lead in completing fundraising efforts through background research and drafting concept notes / proposals / progress report
  6. Conduct and coordinate workshops, and outreach meetings key stakeholders


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Transport Planning, Electric Engineering, or related stream from a reputed university / institute
  • 2 – 5 years of professional work experience.  Experience in Electric Mobility is preferred
  • Knowledge of India’s transportation policies, including those related to transportation electrification
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of external stakeholders including government officials, and representatives from private sector, civil society organisations, and national and international think tanks and research institutions
  • Excellent written, verbal communications, and presentation skills 
  • Superior teamworking and collaborating skills
  • Drive, Commitment and Ownership for the delegated responsibilities

Selected candidate will be expected to start at the earliest.


Shakti offers unique opportunities for challenging, effective, and rewarding work. We have a 5-day working week, plus paid leave, and excellent work / life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, Shakti offers a range of benefits including medical insurance, personal accident insurance, gratuity as per law, and ample opportunities for personal development.  

How to apply


Please send the following documents to hr@shaktifoundation.in

1.     CV (maximum three pages)

2.     Statement of suitability: Please provide a one-page note on why you feel you are competent to take up this role?

Kindly note: -

  • Applications received without Statement of Suitability will not be accepted 
  • Please mention “Programme Manager (Electric Mobility) in the subject line of your e-mail
  • Last date for receiving applications is 8th March 2021
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 




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