Chief of Resource Mobilization

International Solar Alliance

  • Min 10 Years
  • Competitive
  • New Delhi, Gurgaon
Chief of Resource Mobilization
Job Posted : Jul 14th, 2021

Job Description

The Chief of Resource Mobilization will report to the Assistant Director-General (Strategy and Resource Mobilization) and lead a team of professional (International and National Officer level) and several administrative staff members. The Chief will be responsible for providing expert advice, developing policies, and leading the resource mobilization and fund-raising efforts. S/he will lead the fund-raising efforts to meet ISA mandates and funding goals for support to developing countries, for the implementation of solar projects/initiatives.

Duty Station New Delhi and Gurgaon (initially Remote)
Salary Competitive
Closing date Monday 9th August (12am BST)
Expected start date As soon as possible
Job Grade P4

Person Specification:

Resource Mobilization and Fundraising

  • Implementation of work programme ‘Affordable Finance at Scale’ (Article Ill of the Framework Agreement (FA) of ISA);
  • Lead engagement with MDBs, DFIs and IOs, including operationalization of Joint declarations with multilateral development banks, bilateral cooperation funding agencies and other funding agencies.
  • Secure financial resources required for the implementation of a specific Programmes along with Chief Programmes and Project Implementation.
  • Secure funds for ISA Corpus Fund from public and private sources.

Resource Mobilization

  • Lead preparation of funding proposals and related pitch documents for application of external funding.
  • Provide advice and support to Assistant Director General and to the Chiefs of Units on securing external funding in a proactive manner.
  • Proactively engage with donors (public, private and non-profit) to secure funds for the ISA programmes, projects, and activities.
  • Lead establishment of trust funds and negotiate contribution agreements with donors.
  • Advise on managing contributions received through prudent portfolio management strategies.
  • Provide advice, make presentations to, and respond to requests from Member States.

Supervise and Manage the Staff of the Service

  • Any other specific or strategic tasks and other responsibilities assigned by the Director General of ISA

Qualifications Education:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Management including Energy Management, Public Administration or related discipline required.


  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional work experience for P4 level in the management of multilateral fund-raising activities at a major international organization or an international and/or national NGO is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have between three to five years of relevant international experience in fund-raising from international public and private sources.
  • Experience in trust fund management is also preferred.

Language and IT skills:

  • The role demands substantial writing and verbal communications skills. As English is the official and working language of the Organization, excellent command of both written and spoken English is required.
  • Knowledge of other languages (i.e., French, Spanish and Arabic) would be an advantage.
  • Satisfactory skills in Outlook, MS Office products, and various ERP systems is highly desirable.

About International Solar Alliance (ISA)

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an international organization headquartered in Gurgaon, National Capital Region of India. The vision and mission of the ISA is to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries where the global community, including bilateral and multilateral organizations, corporates, industry, and other stakeholders, can make a positive contribution to assist and help achieve the common goals of increasing the use of solar energy in meeting energy needs of the ISA Member Countries in a safe, convenient, affordable, equitable and sustainable manner.