Work Culture

WHAT IS Auroville Consulting

Auroville Consulting (AVC) is a unit of the non-profit organisation, Auroville Foundation. 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 Auroville consulting

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. Auroville Consulting is a unit of the non-profit organisation, Auroville Foundation.

Opportunities

GHG Emissions and Decarbonisation Analyst

We are looking for a GHG Emissions and Decarbonisation Analyst with experience and proficiency in the latest climate change policy and data analysis.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Conducting secondary research, data analysis, reporting writing and decarbonisation strategy consulting for public and private organisations using available tools and models.
  • Engaging in activities to raise awareness about climate science and GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions at a Government and Association level to influence policy decisions.
  • Providing advisory support for positive carbon projects to generate carbon revenue and promote low-carbon products and services
  • The work environment at AVC is one of continuous learning and growth, supporting our team members to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of sustainability through our work and the influence of the Auroville community. And in order to do this effectively, we prefer that all our team members be present in Auroville and work out of our offices in the community.

Kindly submit your CV along with a brief letter of motivation to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Geo-spatial Analyst

We are looking for a detail-oriented, research-minded geospatial analyst to join our dynamic team. The geospatial analyst will be responsible for analyzing geographical data, working collaboratively with other staff members, and communicating GIS concepts to non-GIS users.

To be successful as a geospatial analyst, you should be prepared to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment. A top-notch geospatial analyst should have excellent research, collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Gathering, analyzing, and storing geospatial data according to project requirements
  • Extracting relevant information from the gathered geospatial data and applying analytical methods to solve problems related to intelligence.
  • Undertake land suitability assessments for sustainable development initiatives
  • Undertake land cover change detection and track damages that have occurred due to natural or man-made disasters 
  • Report writing and presentation on findings to partners and stakeholders
  • Researching and developing geospatial products for internal use 
Requirements:
  • A bachelor’s degree in geographic information systems or related fields, a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Proficiency in  Python and data visualisation tools. 
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills

To apply, please send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com

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.
Currently, we are not seeking freelancers. Our collaboration is with individuals who align with the values of Auroville. Kindly submit your CV along with a brief letter of motivation to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com. 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.

Currently, we are not seeking freelancers. Our collaboration is with individuals who align with the values of Auroville. Kindly submit your CV along with a brief letter of motivation to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com. 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.
Currently, we are not seeking freelancers. Our collaboration is with individuals who align with the values of Auroville. Kindly submit your CV along with a brief letter of motivation to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Customer Relations - Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer with expertise in customer support for a service-based organization.

The team is looking forward to invite volunteers to help in outbound calls in multiple Indian language to onboard customers on our platform.

Responsibilities entail:

Outbound Calls:

  • Prospecting: Identify and research potential clients or customers to target for outbound calls.
  • Cold Calling: Initiate calls to leads or prospects who may not be familiar with product or service.
  • Product/Service Presentation: Clearly and effectively communicate the features and benefits of product or service to potential clients.
  • Qualification: Determine if the lead is a good fit for product or service by asking relevant questions and assessing their needs.

Maintaining Spreadsheet Follow-up:

  • Relationship Building: Establish and nurture relationships with clients or prospects over time.
  • Customer Engagement: Keep clients informed about updates, promotions, or new products/services through regular follow-up. 
  • Problem Resolution: Address any issues or concerns raised by clients and work towards solutions.
 

This is an office-based position (9 am-5 pm IST). Prior experience in the service industry is preferred. No maintenance support will be offered on a volunteer basis.

Duration is 2 to 8 months as a volunteer.The candidate should be comfortable with Business English and Hindi. Additionally 1 or more of the following will also be very useful: Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu. Basic excel or willingness to learn excel is a must.

Currently, we are not seeking freelancers. Our collaboration is with individuals who align with the values of Auroville. Kindly submit your CV along with a brief letter of motivation to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

SEO AND PAID PROMOTION SPECIALIST - MENTOR

We are looking for a volunteer Mentor with expertise in SEO and paid promotion for a service-based organization.

The team is looking forward to up-skill themselves under the guidance of the Mentor who will support in developing and executing comprehensive SEO  and Paid Promotion strategies to increase our website’s visibility and organic search rankings.

Responsibilities entail:

  • Paid Promotion: Google (and Meta) marketing strategy, ROI, budget setting
  • Analytical – Google Analytics for website & social media analytics
  • SEO Strategy and Planning
  • Link Building

This is a remote position with flexible meeting hours (9 am-5 pm IST). Prior experience in the service industry is preferred.No maintenance support will be offered on a volunteer basis.

Duration is 6 to 8 months as a volunteer mentor.

To apply, please send your CV to hr@aurovilleconsulting.com

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