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Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

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Locations

Patiala (Punjab), Lucknow and Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Panchkula and Hisar (Haryana),

(Vishakhapatnam) Andhra Pradesh.

About Idam Infrastructure Advisory Private Limited

Idam Infrastructure Advisory Private Limited, a part of ‘Idam’ group, is a company established by

professionals with vast experience in energy and infrastructure domains. Since its inception in

2007, Idam team has gathered rich and valuable experience and gained deeper insights across

the entire value chain of energy infrastructure. Idam has strong capability in design,

development and implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy and climate change

policies at central and state government level. Presently, Idam is working on Partnership to

Advance Clean Energy Deployment (PACE-D) Technical Assistance (TA) Program of USAID.

About USAID PACE-D TA Program

The PACE-D TA Program is a five- year bilateral program with the objective to accelerate

India’s transition to a high performing, low emission, and energy secure economy. The Program

was launched by USAID in July 2012 in partnership with the Ministry of Power (MOP) and

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India to support clean energy

deployment and scale up in India. The Program has three key components: improving end-use

energy efficiency; increasing supply of renewable energy (RE); and accelerating deployment of

clean and efficient fossil technologies. The Program has been extended for additional one year

for providing technical assistance in new eight states (i.e., Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana,

Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and West Bengal etc.) for scaling up the solar

rooftop program. Nexant is USAID’s principal contractor to implement the program in India.

Hiring of Technical Resources

Idam is leading the tasks of institutional strengthening and development of policy and regulatory

framework in four partner states such as Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh

for accelerating clean energy deployment under PACE-D TA Program. Idam will continue to

provide technical assistance to state agencies (State Nodal Agency, State Electricity Regulatory

Commission and State Distribution Utilities) of new eight states for large scale deployment of

solar rooftop program.

Idam invites applications and CVs from technical resources who can provide necessary support

to State Distribution Utility in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, UP, Punjab, Haryana,

Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Assam under PACE-D TA Program as well as other projects of

Idam. The Technical Resource will be responsible for the following tasks:

 First level of interface between Nodal Officer of State and PACE-D TA Program team.

 Work under the close coordination with State Team Lead and Core Team to ensure

timely execution of various activities.

 Assist in responding to the needs of State Distribution Utility/State Nodal Agency in

terms of providing professional assistance on specific activities in the field of solar

rooftop, brief notes on project activities progress and other related activities.

 The focus of the work will be day-to- day interaction with state nodal officer, logistic

coordination, planning for meetings, participate in meetings, preparation of minutes of

meetings/presentations, collection of data and information and providing inputs/feedback

on deliverables.

 Work closely with State Distribution Utility/State Nodal Agency in the matter related to

Solar Rooftop and provide regular feedback to PACE-D team on their work in progress,

work plans and their expectations.

 Meeting with key stakeholders in State and link program activities to their requirements.

 Support in logistic coordination, planning for meetings, participate in meetings,

preparation of minutes of meetings/presentation, collection of data and information and

providing inputs/feedback on deliverables.

 Keep the Program team informed of the upcoming events in State.

 Coordinate with interstate level agencies, state ministries urban and local bodies to

ensure smooth implementation of various activities by the PACE-D TA Program in the

State.

 Regular follow up with Nodal Officers to ensure finalization/notification of the policy,

regulatory framework in the state.

 Work closely with the Program Core team in Delhi to ensure seamless coordination with

the state nodal agency.

 Update the team on latest developments on the state front.

 Provide monthly inputs to the Idam/Nexant about the tasks handled.

Educational Qualification and Work Experience

 Bachelors in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. Desirable: PG in Electrical/Mechanical/

Energy Engineering or MBA in Energy/Power with 2-3 years of work experience in the

area of renewable energy/energy efficiency.

 Experience working with State Nodal Agency/State Distribution Utility is a plus.

 Local candidates will be given preference.

 Ability to connect with stakeholders.

 Excellent ability of report writing and record keeping.

Personal Attributes

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing financial related work. The

incumbent should possess the following attributes:

 Be honest and trustworthy

 Be respectful

 Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

 Be flexible

 Demonstrate sound work ethics

The position will be initially for the period of 12 months with a possible extension of

another 6 months.

Submission of Application and Deadline

 Please submit your CV to hr@idaminfra.com and etandon@nexant.com by specifying

the post of “Technical Resource” and preferred location in the subject.

 The deadline for submission of the application is June 16, 2017.

Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network

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