Project Associate - Electric Mobility
Project Associate - Electric Mobility, Chennai
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At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.
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About your role:
The selected candidate will be required to start immediately in Chennai. The candidate should have 2 to 3 years of work experience and is expected to have adequate understanding of public bus transit operations in India as well as electric bus technology and infrastructure
How your day will unfold:
The candidate will undertake and oversee a range of responsibilities as are listed below:
The candidate should have 2 to 3 years of work experience and is expected to have adequate understanding of public bus transit operations in India as well as electric bus technology and infrastructure. The main responsibilities will include government liaison, and primary and secondary research and analysis in the areas of sustainable and public transport. Would be an added advantage if he/ she can converse in Tamil. The candidate must have experience working with MS Excel and other statistical tools, mapping and data visualization tools and have excellent writing and inter-personal skills.
Qualifications we seek:
- Bachelors’ Degree (or higher) in Civil Engineering, Architecture or Planning.
- Master’s degree in Transport Planning
- 1-4 years of work experience working with Govt. Agencies in Project Implementation.
- Experience in the field of bus based public transport projects.
- Proficiency in English and Hindi is a must. (Reading and Writing)
- Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis is a requirement.
- Proficiency in GIS, AutoCAD and MS Office is a requirement.
- Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner, think creatively, work calmly and enthusiastically.
Salary and Benefits: 6,50,000 to 7,50,000 CTC PA
Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.
Duration: Full-time, term hire for a period for 1 year ( extendable based on performance and project requirements)
Location: Chennai, India
List of Documents to be attached:
- Cover Letter
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose.
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