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About the Department

Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency under the Department of Promotion for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. It hosts teams working with various government initiatives such as Make in India, Startup India, AGNii, and PMG. 

The Leather and Footwear desk is a team formed to facilitate the growth of the Leather and Footwear sector in India through policy streamlining, outreach programs, global promotion, and stakeholder management. The team vision is to leverage the existing huge potential of the sector and provide an impetus to the domestic industry while assisting policies that enable a conducive ecosystem for India’s Footwear sector to emerge as the global leader.

Key Responsibilities


The candidate will be responsible for formulating and executing an investor targeting and facilitation strategy and action plan for the Leather and Footwear sector. Key Result Areas will include:

  • Planning and executing various investor engagement activities like roundtables, roadshows, client meetings, webinars
  • Build sector expertise and prepare industry reports, blogs, brochures, presentations concerning the sector ecosystem and its growth
  • Have deep analytical thinking and the ability to formulate company-level and industry-level strategies for overall business and industry growth
  • Support investors and the industry with policy representations and issue redressal to enable overall ease of doing business in the sector
  • Effectively understand industry pain points and global best practices from other markets and stakeholders to effectively communicate and co-create industry growth strategy with Indian industry and Government stakeholders
  • Address ad hoc requests on Make in India portal and from various departments
  • Be responsible for maintaining regular contact with all company accounts and industry stakeholders and conduct regular follow-up and ensure effective stakeholder management


  • A postgraduate degree is a must
  • Relevant Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of policies and regulatory landscape in India and globally
  • Ability to work in teams and independently take responsibility for delivering key results
  • Strong Communications, Research, Coordination, Relationship Management, Cross-Functional Collaboration Skills
  • Knowledge of India’s Leather and Footwear industry and its growth enablers