Regional Energy Trade Lead

RTI India Global Private Limited

  • New Delhi, India
Regional Energy Trade Lead
Job Posted : Apr 26th, 2022

Job Description

  • Lead and design policy and regulatory interventions for setting up and expanding a regional power market as well as power trade rules, operations, and codes.
  • Develop capacity of regional institutions on power trading regional energy cooperation and support evolution of new trading companies in South Asian countries.
  • Provide technical inputs in the formulation/ update of legislation, regulations, rules or by-laws as may be identified during project implementation as well as harmonization of the relevant rules and regulations required in effectively operating the competitive electricity market.
  • Conduct evidence-based analysis on regional electricity trade avenues that can enable actual trade of power including but not limited to options such as participation by other countries in India’s Day Ahead markets
  • Provide guidance in the design and organization of conferences and/or workshops on electricity markets.
  • Prepare and author reports, research papers, articles documenting evidence and experience from pilots and other studies.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on SAREP related themes as relevant.
  • Conduct trainings and capacity development workshops for utilities, regulators etc.
  • Support in conduct of pilot demonstrations and management of grantees.
  • Proactively coordinate with other donor activities, such as SARI/EI to ensure coordination of work plans and joint activities
  • Proactively collaborate and coordinate with other regional programs viz. SAARC, BIMSTEC, SAFIR
  • Work with planning authorities in respective countries—such as the Central Electricity Authority (CEA); transmission utilities; and Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) in India to provide technical assistance for achieving sectoral objectives
  • Facilitate knowledge exchange among utilities and support partnerships in transmission planning, codes, integration, and infrastructure for power trade, via twinning, peer-to-peer exchanges, and platforms such as SAFTU and SAFS
  • Oversee 2-3 staff and STTA advisors in close co-ordination with DCOP.  
  • Proactively collaborate with other Objective Leads to provide analytical inputs, management support and experience sharing for overall success of SAREP.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Master’s degree in engineering, economics, energy management, business, finance, or related field and 10 years of relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree and 12 years of experience
  • Experience working in electricity trade, regional energy cooperation, developing and implementing electricity market design and establishing legal and regulatory frameworks for competitive wholesale electricity markets
  • Experience in South Asia region is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, technical staff, and clients.
  • Motivated and able to work under challenging and fast paced environment.


  • New Delhi, India.

Company Overview:-

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.