Senior Research Analyst- Banking and Finance, Electric Vehicles

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World Resources Institute

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Delhi, India

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7 days ago

Senior Research Analyst- Banking and Finance, Electric Vehicles

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About your role:

This is a research, writing and analysis centered position in the Electric vehicle finance team, which is part of larger electric mobility team of WRI India.

How your day will unfold:

  • Support the team with knowledge and research around various financial institutions, financial instruments, and financial business model
  • Write knowledge products (e.g., reports, briefs, data-products) – independently and in partnership with the electric mobility team
  • Independently conduct quantitative and qualitative assessments of the electric vehicle market in India and globally
  • Assist and / or carry out research in identified area of work including development of publication plan, research report, technical papers etc
  • Support in organizing events, workshop, webinars etc. Coordinate / follow-up with internal and external reviewers for developing knowledge products
  • Provide support / collaborate with other team members.
  • Liaise with experts, perform analysis, produce project reports and presentations.

Qualifications and Requirements that we seek:

  • Should have minimum 4 to 7 years of research and report writing experience, preferably in the field of financial policy making or with banks/financial institutes/development banks
  • Should have in-depth knowledge about various financial institutions (banks, NBFCs, DFIs etc.) and instruments
  • Master’s degree in economics or finance with an excellent academic track record
  • Must have solid English writing skills to coherently convey complex information to a technical and policy audience
  • Should have experience in writing reports, briefs, scientific papers, blogs
  • The candidate should have a good grasp on the electric mobility industry and policy landscape in India or the candidate should be willing to quickly learn new topics pertinent to electric mobility to help the team under tight timelines.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with diverse stakeholders.

Salary & Benefits: 11,00,000 to 13,00,000 CTC Per Annum

Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.

Location: Delhi/Bangalore/Mumbai, India

Duration: 12 Months as term hire (extendable based on performance and project requirements)


List of Documents to be attached:


  • Cover letter explaining how your academic background and skills meet the requirements of this position.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing samples
  • Reports

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose.

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Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get:

Health benefits: We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhs

Term Insurance: Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staff member

Employee Assistance program: Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balance

Digital healthcare service: Online doctor consultations for your primary healthcare needs

Flexible work schedule: Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their job

Learning culture: Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunities

Rest and Recharge weeks: We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.

Our leave policy: Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.

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