Current Openings 

Only if you meet the two conditions that follow, read on. ELSE STOP!!!

  • #1: You are looking to engage in an organization in its early stages and share in the rewards of building an institution.
  • #2: You have a demonstrated passion as relates to Sustainability  issues: Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Sustainability Policy

Also, please do read up about us, our philosophy and our beliefs, before applying.

Openings

Consulting and Advisory Roles

Internships and Fellowships

Role: Corporate Marketing and Communications Specialist

Profile

If you LIVE AND BREATHE Marketing, we want to talk to you. If you are passionate about Sustainability and know the subject, we want to speak with you even more! You MUST read this entire posting before applying.

The Corporate Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing the communications plan for cKinetics (www.cKinetics.com) and its division Sustainability Outlook (www.SustainabilityOutlook.in). This would entail developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing our communication across all digital channels.

The role also involves managing engagement with our audience, and fostering community spirit. This role will coordinate with our different teams that generate Sustainability related insights and ensuring they reach our audience.

Position responsibilities

This is a hands on role where you would be responsible for the following:

  • Build our market presence by forging a greater and timely visibility of our work (a) online and (b) in mainstream events and media
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop ways of showcasing insights they have developed
  • Measure and report performance of all engagement campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative marketing strategies

About you

  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability
  • You have a flexible and creative mind-set
  • You have excellent communication, writing skills, and presentation skills
  • Proven experience in marketing and/or online community engagement for at least 3 years. Ideally we are looking for someone with 5-8 years of experience.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Demonstrable experience leading online campaigns- managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns; Solid knowledge of Google Analytics

We would be delighted if you had

  • Experience in working with Sustainability issues such as climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, water management, environmental risk management, sustainability finance, etc.

Location:

New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume at HR@ckinetics.com and also include a note on why you fit the profile. (Resumes without this will not be considered)

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Role: Sustainability Community Manager and Events Program Manager

Profile

This role is for those who are:

Passionate about sustainability

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Can engage leaders from different disciplines

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Not afraid of to combine skills to try something new

cKinetics (www.cKinetics.com) is looking for a rather unconventional person who can build out a new offering being launched that leverages collaborative intelligence. This role brings together an understanding of sustainability + marketing + consulting + sales.

Sustainability is still a relatively young field in India and cKinetics is looking to engage the community together as part of the efforts of its division Sustainability Outlook (www.SustainabilityOutlook.in)

The Sustainability Community Manager will be responsible for managing collaborative intelligence networks around subjects related to Sustainability. These would cover issues such as climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, water management, environmental risk management, sustainability finance, etc.

Position responsibilities

You would be responsible for the following:

  • Engaging Sustainability professionals to participate in Special Interest Groups related to their likely subjects of interest. This would require you to be familiar with ongoing market happenings (and you would be supported by the market intelligence team)
  • Developing the program and content of national and international events like the Sustainable Business Leadership Forum and Parivartan Awards.
  • Build the market presence by forging a greater and timely visibility of the fora online, offline and with media.
  • Developing insight-driven work products by running surveys, conducting focus group discussions, running Delphi group sessions, etc.
  • Creating offline and online meeting spaces for the professionals to interact
  • Using a CRM to efficiently communicate with multiple audiences; and enhancing the database

About you

  • You have a Bachelors/ Masters degree and 5-8 years of experience
  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability
  • You have a flexible and creative mind-set
  • You have been involved in interacting with Sustainability professionals.
  • You have had exposure to multiple roles- consulting, marketing and/or sales.
  • You have excellent communication, writing skills, and presentation skills

We would be delighted if you had

  • Proven experience in marketing and/or online community engagement for at least 3 years.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Revenue management experience
  • Familiarity with using a CRM

Location:

New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume at HR@ckinetics.com and also include a note on why you fit the profile. (Resumes without this will not be considered)top

 

Role: Country Coordinator – Mekong region (Vietnam/ Cambodia/ Laos/ Thailand)

cKinetics is looking to expand its Sustainability advisory practice in Vietnam and is looking to engage in new markets and business opportunities in the larger Mekong region.

Profile

The Country coordinator would be responsible for:

  • establishing cKinetics’ presence in the Mekong region (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand) – including responsibility for overall coordination and business development in the region
  • supporting the Head Office team (in India) on consulting engagements in the region – including advisory / technical support and capacity building of country teams to contextualize and deliver effective and quality engagements

You have a demonstrated passion as relates to Sustainability issues: Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Sustainability Policy

Position deliverables

The role envisages the following activities:

  • Maintain and expand a network and resources to meet the needs of the ongoing projects
  • Building on relationships with potential and existing clients and be responsible for the business development in the assigned areas
  • Connecting several dots to create insight and aim to build on the intellectual property tools created by cKinetics
  • End-to-end delivery responsibility for engagements in the region: (a) Monitoring the timely and cost-effective management of client projects (tracking deliverables, timelines, and progress against goals) and managing and coaching junior team members; (b) Developing impactful client recommendations and delivering them through world-class written and oral presentations
  • Cultivate contacts with active practitioners in the Sustainability domains.

You must have

  • Fluency in atleast one of the local languages (Vietnamese/ Thai/ Lao/ Kher) and proficiency in English
  • Management / operational consulting experience
  • Client interaction/ management experience
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking abilities for business development

About you

You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability.

Location

Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi

If you are interested, please visit our website www.cKinetics.com, learn more about us and then write to us directly at HR@ckinetics.com. Also include a note on why you fit the profile.

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Role: Engagement Manager- Sustainability Market Intelligence, Research and Insights

  • You are looking to engage in an organization in its growth phase and share in the pangs of building an institution
  • You have a demonstrated passion as relates to Sustainability  issues: Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Sustainability Policy
  • Interdisciplinary thinkers will thrive in our work environment.

 Profile

cKinetics is looking for an exceptional live-wire professional with a background in developing market intelligence products, product management and/or revenue management of a business publication, information portal or  syndicated industry research group, and a passion for sustainability issues.

The candidate would be responsible for supporting build out of Sustainability Outlook, which is the Information Solution division of the firm.

Sustainability Outlook (www.SustainabilityOutlook.in) is India’s leading market access, insight and collaboration platform tracking actions related towards sustainability. Sustainability Outlook offers a range of solutions including (a) in-depth business and policy analysis (b) tools and frameworks for enabling resource sustainability (c) expert inputs on sustainability measures being undertaken in industries as well as communities.

Position deliverables

The role envisages the following activities:

    • Responsible for managing and growing the sustainability knowledge products business vertical with P&L responsibility including end-to-end delivery responsibility for knowledge products: (a) Monitoring the timely and cost-effective management of knowledge products (tracking deliverables, timelines, and progress against goals); (b) Delivering research products with world-class presentation.
    • Cultivate contacts with active practitioners in the Sustainability domains.
    • Build a cross-functional research team including overall guidance, mentoring and supervision to the team.
    • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of the 2-3 domains/practice areas linked to sustainability.
    • Proactively identify areas of research, develop hypotheses and provide leadership vision for conducting the research.
    • Validating the primary and secondary data obtained and analysing it to extract insights, conduct market landscape assessment and identify trends (qualitative as well as qualitative).
    • Ownership of internal and external collaborations required for research assignments – SMEs, research vendors etc.

About you

  • You are looking to join a growth firm and be part of a dynamic environment
  • You are a self-driven and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability

You must have

  • Have a Masters degree/ MBA and 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong strategic analysis and report writing skills; the ability to use all insights gather to build a comprehensive summary report and provide insight beyond client deliverables
  • Have research experience, specifically focused on market sizing, techno-commercial analysis and landscaping
  • Have market engagement experience with demonstrated experience leading multi-stakeholder interactions at senior levels
  • Experience in building teams
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic environment
  • Extremely detail-oriented with high standards for both business writing and verbal communication.
  • Understanding of qualitative as well as quantitative research methods
  • Process orientation and comfort with usage as well as customization of technology tools

Location:

New Delhi, India

Compensation:
Linked to experience. Compensation package includes a base salary with the opportunity for a significant bonus based on individual and company performance.

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.
Email:HR@ckinetics.com

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Role: Associate/ Sr Associate: Sustainability Strategy Consulting and Business Advisory

Associates are required to lead / support consulting projects in the different verticals that cKinetics is operating in.

The ideal candidates should:

  • Be seeking to build a career in the rapidly-emerging field of business sustainability and strategic environmental management.
  • Seek and be able to take on a disproportionate level of responsibility at this stage of his/her career.

Role:
Selected person(s) will join cKinetics’ Eco-Efficiency & Sustainability practice which focuses on:

  • Business process advisory and master franchising of market based solutions
  • Climate change impact assessments and adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Life cycle assessments and sustainability design
  • Training and certification programs

The role envisages the following activities:

  • End-to-end delivery responsibility for engagements identified
  • Undertake relevant field work for various projects and provide on ground operational support to cKinetics’ partners and clients, while coordinating with other team members in India & in the US.
  • Building on relationships with potential and existing clients and be responsible for the business development in the assigned areas

About you

  • You are looking to join a start-up in its early stages and share in the rewards of building an institution
  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability

You must have:

  • Have a Masters degree/ MBA and 3-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Have strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills
  • Have consulting experience, specifically operational consulting, with a focus on operational efficiency management, process mapping and/ or new product development
  • Have client interaction/ management experience
  • Strategic thinking abilities for business development
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic start-up environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be an individual contributor as also work in teams.

Location:
New Delhi, India

Compensation:
Linked to Experience. Compensation package includes a base salary with the opportunity for bonuses based on individual and company performance.

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.
Email HR at: HR@ckinetics.com

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Role: Associate/ Sr Associate: Energy Advisory and Resource Management Consulting

Associates are required to lead / support consulting projects in the different verticals that cKinetics is operating in.
The ideal candidates should:

  • Be seeking to build a career in the rapidly-emerging field of business sustainability and strategic environmental management.
  • Seek and be able to take on a disproportionate level of responsibility at this stage of his/her career.

Role:
Selected person(s) will be involved with:

  • Operational consulting, with a focus on energy efficiency advisory and management as well as renewable energy projects.
  • Advising clients on creating a Sustainability blueprint and executing on it

The role envisages the following activities:

  • End-to-end delivery responsibility for engagements identified.
  • Operational support to cKinetics’ partners and clients, and coordinating with team members in India & in the US.
  • Building on relationships with potential and existing clients and be responsible for the business development in the assigned areas

About you:

  • You are looking to join a start-up in its early stages and share in the rewards of building an institution
  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability

You must have:

  • An technical degree and a Masters or MBA and 3-6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic start-up environme
  • Skills in working with Sustainability issues as it relates to businesses: deploying clean tehnology, environmental risk management, sustainability reporting, etc.
  • Exposure to Clean Production interventions such as Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Lean Manufacturing, Green Chemistry, Water Recycling, etc.
  • Experience with sustainability related standards (ISO 26000, ISO 14064, GHG Protocol, ISO 50001, GRI G3, etc).
  • Experience in developing Project Design Documents (PDDs), CDM projects, Program of Activities (PoA)

Location:
New Delhi, India

Compensation:
Linked to Experience. Compensation package includes a base salary with the opportunity for bonuses based on individual and company performance.

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.
Email HR at: HR@ckinetics.com

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Role: Analyst/Associate: Sustainability Advisory and Market Intelligence

cKinetics is looking hire analysts / associates with a background in sustainability related areas: Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Policy.

This team would support the build out of the Access and Insights practice of the firm. The Access and Insights practice produces industry leading initiatives such as Sustainability OutlookSustainable Business Leadership Forum and Parivartan Awards and also publishes state of the sector reports from time to time.

Role:

The selected person will join cKinetics’ Access and Insights practice. Analysts are required to analyse market trend and create knowledge products for generating market intelligence.

Selected person(s) will be involved with:

  • Market research on sustainability related areas
  • Connecting with industry experts in the research fields and collecting primary and secondary data
  • Analysing collected data to produce crisp outcomes with sharp insights.

The ideal candidates should:

  • Be seeking to build a career in the rapidly-emerging field of business sustainability and strategic environmental management.
  • Seek and be able to take on a disproportionate level of responsibility at this stage of his/her career.
  • Be able to develop content that engages the Sustainability community.
  • Provide logistical support for the round-tables and workshops amongst other activities.

About you:

  • You are looking to join a firm in its early stages and share in the rewards of building an institution
  • You are a proactive and independent person who has a demonstrated passion as relates to sustainability.

You must have:

  • A Masters degree and at least 2 years of relevant work experience in one of the following domains: Renewable Energy, Enery Efficiency, Cleaner Production, Climate Change, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management
  • A strong engineering or science educational background.
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work ‘hands-on’ and multi-task in an energetic start-up environment.

Location:
New Delhi, India

Compensation:
Linked to Experience. Compensation package includes a base salary with the opportunity for bonuses based on individual and company performance.

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you fit the profile.
 Email: HR@ckinetics.com

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Role: Internships

cKinetics provides internship opportunities very selectively to students in Masters Degree Programs only.

Internships are for 6 months and 1 year. Kindly do not apply for periods shorter than 6 months.

Internship projects are decided every 6 months and cKinetics visits selected campuses where the projects are made public.

You should be in one of the following streams of education:

  • Masters in Engineering: Computer Science, Environmental Engineering
  • Masters in Environmental Sciences
  • Masters in Business Administration

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why you
would like to do an internship with cKinetics and specific skills that you have to contribute.
Email HR at: HR@ckinetics.com.

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Fellowships for International Professionals Interested in Sustainability in Emerging Markets

For international professionals interested in Sustainability in Emerging Markets, cKinetics has instituted the following fellowships:

  • cKinetics Sustainability Fellowship Program (SFP): a program for post-masters professionals looking to build exposure to a practitioners lens towards Sustainability in India
  • cKinetics Young International Professionals Program (YIPP): a program for pre-Masters professionals looking to build experience in Sustainability in
    India

The fellowships have terms of 6 months, 1 year and 2 years.

The fellows would work on sustainabiliy related areas such as Sustainable Products, Resource Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cleantech and Policy.

This is an opportunity to get an intense on-the-ground experience in India (or neighboring emerging markets); and see approaches to balance rapid growth along with sustainable consumption of natural resources.

Logistics
1. Fellows will receive a stipend (it will be comparable to what we pay to candidates in India).
2. We offer assistance with local accommodation and other local logistics
3. All travel to and from India, visa expenses, etc. are to be borne by the candidate

Location:
New Delhi, India

If you are interested, please write to us with a resume and also include a note on why
this is a suitable opportunity for you.
Email HR at: HR@ckinetics.com

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