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About the Department

Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency under the Department 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 candidate will be responsible for forming and executing the strategy for promotion and facilitation of investments in the ESDM / Electronics Consumer Durables sector. S/he will be closely working with stakeholders in the industry and industry associations to drive the business case for potential investors in the consumer durables, hearables and wearables, and white goods. S/he will triangulate the industry demands with the necessary policy advocacy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Investment Promotion and Facilitation: Develop and implement comprehensive strategies to attract companies to invest in India. Build and maintain a pipeline of potential investments, tracking leads and opportunities to drive investment growth the sector. Organize and participate in sector-specific events, conferences, and roadshows to showcase India's capabilities and attract investors. Collaborate closely with investors to understand their requirements, resolve issues, and ensure a smooth investment process.
  • Market Analysis and Trend Identification: Conduct in-depth research and analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and challenges in the sector. Stay abreast of the industry regulations, policies, investment incentives, trade regulations, and disruptions in technology pertinent to these sectors. Utilize this information to devise targeted strategies for driving investments in these sectors.
  • Business Development and Partnerships: Proactively engage with major companies, industry associations, think tanks, and government agencies to nurture collaboration and identify and facilitate investment opportunities.
  • Policy Advocacy: Collaborate with relevant government agencies to advocate for policies and reforms that enhance the growth and competitiveness of Indian ecosystem.
  • Team Management: Hire, onboard, lead and manage a team of professionals dedicated to the sector. Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure their professional growth and performance.
  • Training and Capacity Building: Identify training needs and develop programs to enhance the team's capabilities in driving investments in the sector.
  • Reporting and Performance Evaluation: Prepare regular reports on team performance, including progress toward key performance indicators. Present updates to senior management and stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of the sector, exposure and relationship with key players in the industry.
  • Working in strategy and execution, knowledge of global trends and emerging technologies in the industry
  • Strong analytical and communication skills. Attention to detail, ability to understand key drivers in the industry and holding C level conversations. Strong commitment to accuracy and professionalism.
  • Collaborative style of working, ability and willingness to work in multi faceted environments with multiple stakeholders
  • Personal Drive, ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Experience of working to targets and deadlines, while managing multiple parallel projects or workstreams
  • Strong judgement - ability to interpret data, engage in stakeholder relationship and building rapport quickly
  • Willingness to travel as needed for domestic and international engagements, industry events, and investor meetings
  • Master’s or bachelors degree in engineering, business administration, economics, or a related field.
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