Work Culture

WHAT IS AVC

Auroville Consulting a Unit of Auroville is a non-profit entity. It means any profits generated by the Unit are re-deployed in the Unit or its parent organization (Auroville Foundation) and not paid to any individual or any external entity.The fundamental values for the basis of work and collaboration at Auroville Consulting are: equality, good will, passion and commitment. Every team member fully subscribes and demonstrates these values at all times.

WE ASPIRE TO BE

We are building a culture where sustainability is part of your day to day life. At AVC we work to make the world a greener place. Our mission is to advocate and facilitate clean energy initiatives at scale. We collaborate with academic, private and public sector partners both in India and internationally, helping to develop sustainable urban and industrial development policies, ecological friendly technologies and the minds of the future. We live and work in Auroville, a UN-backed global centre of sustainable practices dedicated to the ideal of human unity.

WHY WORK AT AVC

You are passionate about sustainability and renewable energy, a green future and want to be a part of climate change, green future advocacy. You are in search of a holistic workplace with a good work life balance and will have the opportunity to experience living in Auroville or working here. Our pay structure is at par with the cost of living here, and is not comparable to a corporate pay structure. We make up for it in terms of quality of life, a paid educational work experience and collaboration with international agencies.

Opportunities

RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY ANALYST

We are looking for a renewable energy policy analyst with knowledge in the Indian power sector and a strong background in policy and legal frameworks.

Responsibilities entail: 

  • Research and monitor legislative, regulatory and policy trends relevant to the renewable energy sector. 

  • Analyse complex technical and socio-economic problems. 

  • Research and design of novel business and implementation models in particular for distributed renewable energy systems.

  • Undertake and oversee quantitative and/or qualitative data collection  and analysis using different research tools.

  • Prepare clearly written academic publications, analytical reports, and other forms of dissemination of research.

  • Correspond with stakeholders, present policy and regulatory alternative and create higher public awareness 

  • Mentor and assist staff and early-stage researchers in the organization

The candidate should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in this domain. Please note we are not looking for freelancers at the moment. Send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

ENERGY SYSTEM MODELLER AND ANALYST

We are looking for an energy system modeller and analyst with experience and proficiency in power flow modelling and data analysis.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Run engineering simulations of electrical distribution systems. 

  • Build and debug distribution system models. 

  • Interact with research partners, including utility stakeholders, to understand needs, present results, solicit feedback.

  • Work effectively with an interdisciplinary team of policy advisors and analysts.

  • Prepare clearly written academic publications, analytical reports, and other forms of dissemination of research.

  • Mentor and assist staff and early-stage researchers in the organization.

The candidate needs proficiency in power flow simulations using OpenDSS as well as Python & Excel for data analysis.  A minimum of 2 years prior experience is required. Please note we are not looking for freelancers at the moment. Send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Junior Energy Policy Analyst

We are looking for a  junior energy policy analyst to join our energy team.

Responsibilities entail: 

  • Research and monitor legislative, regulatory and policy trends relevant to the renewable energy sector. 

  • Analyse complex technical and socio-economic problems. 

  • Research and design of novel business and implementation models in particular for distributed renewable energy systems.

  • Undertake quantitative and/or qualitative data collection  and analysis using different research tools.

  • Prepare clearly written academic publications, analytical reports, and other forms of dissemination of research.

The candidate should have a minimum of 1 year experience in this domain. Please note we are not looking for freelancers at the moment. Send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

IT WEB DEVELOPER

We are looking for an IT developer with over two years of experience who is proficient in Python and Java script and wants to make the world a better place.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Backend and frontend development of IT platforms.
  • Testing and maintaining existing IT platforms.
  • The candidate needs proficiency in Angular 6 or above, Php, My Sql WordPress Development (Core Development for custom theme and pluging).
  • Amazon AWS architecture, Good understanding of SSH Clients and CLI.

Please note that we are not looking for freelancers at the moment. Send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

FUNDRAISING MANAGER

We are looking for a full-time Fundraising Manager who has interest in sustainability, is learning oriented and has high social/networking skills.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Identifying and building relationships with potential/new donor individuals/organizations.
  • Compiling and developing proposals and other materials to submit to grants or other funding opportunities.
  • Identifying and designing creative ways to secure funds for our projects.
  • Attending community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals, solicit donations or sponsorships.
  • Securing commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors.

The candidate must have 2+ years of fundraising experience as part of a non-profit organization or a social enterprise. Having an understanding of environmental and energy space is a plus. Do send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

COMMUNICATION & MARKETING

We are looking to hire someone who enjoys writing, designing for social media platforms and has the ability to follow strategy, create content for our internal media channels. Auroville Consulting has many verticals and you will be someone who enjoys researching, reading about sustainability and creating messaging around it. Our initiatives include Solar projects, sustainability projects, and other sustainability initiatives.
 
 
  • Canva
  • Minimum three years of communication and marketing experience
  • Proven work experience as a Content creator
  • Specialized in content writing for business modelling
  • Good organizational planning and coordination
  • Hands-on experience with web content management tools (WordPress), knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics and Google My Business
  • Experience with organic and paid marketing campaigns on social media
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Coordinate the design of promotional materials and distribute in online and offline channels
  • Prepare and send regular newsletters with company updates 
Having an understanding of sustainability is a plus. 
 

Software skills :

  • Canva
  • Adobe Suite (basics)
  • WordPress
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tags Manager
  • Google Ads
  • Hootsuite 
We request you send us your work samples or a video cover letter along with your current resume to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com 

PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS

We are looking for a product marketing manager to manage a number of our IT products that provide services in the areas of carbon calculation and offsetting, rooftop solar assessment and responsible land-use for climate action. All these products are in their start-up phase and the product marketing manager is required to manage both the product management and the marketing and business development.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Develop overall marketing  and business strategy for each product.
  • Work with various teams (design, content, IT, technical) to implement strategies and introduce new product features.
  • Follow and analyse market trends to position products.
  • Drive business development, customer and partner acquisition.

The candidate should have a minimum of 3-years’ experience in this domain. Please note we are not looking for freelancers at the moment. Send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

Auroville Consulting
a unit of the Auroville Foundation

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