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Job title: Technology and Innovation Manager 

Reports to: COO

Job purpose

We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to work independently. Should have a technical background and have a keen interest in working with and deploying social impact technologies.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • Have a technical background with a good understanding of technology, product lifecycle, go-to Market strategies, understanding of business models, market and product management aspects.

  • Ability to understand technologies, their features and explore their application/deployment into projects in social impact sectors such as: cleantech, renewable energy, environmental-tech, agri-tech, IoT, Industry 4.0, ICT etc.

  • Connecting and conducting due diligence on innovative technology companies.

  • Should have demonstrated experience in meeting and working with innovation stakeholders from the public and private sector (international and/or domestic), developing and implementing consortiums and projects.

  • Coordinate all cross-functional activities, represent GBI and collaborate with team leaders across various consortiums and projects. 

  • Ability to liaise effectively with both the public and private sector in Europe to identify gaps for technology intervention and capacity building- Identifying projects and opportunities for technology products and solutions in India.

  • Interpret the requirements of technology companies, support them to overcome the challenges of ideation, validation, realizing product/solution, customer/partner identification and scaling.

  • Establish and maintain ecosystem partnerships with Indian and International governmental, VCs, investors, funding agencies, technology clusters, incubators, accelerators, corporates and industry associations.

  • Develop eco-systems with both global and regional stakeholders for building capacities and technology deployment in the tech sectors.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by tracking national and international innovations, policies, regulations and initiatives related to climate change and sustainability - attending workshops, reviewing publications and establishing networks.

  • Comfortable in interacting with and presenting to executives and senior business leaders.

  • Assess client/ project requirements, constantly scan for new credible sources of leads, deliver high quality/professional proposals and presentations.


  • Graduate or Post Graduate – with a strong engineering background having 8+ years of experience. 

  • Experience with conducting techno-commercial feasibility studies, viability assessments, market research.

  • Exceptional analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and verbal) skills.

  • Experience with working with national or international trade / financial organizations, developmental agencies, research / innovation labs or similar organizations.     

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and nurture relationships in a challenging multicultural environment.

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

To apply:

Candidates with relevant profiles to submit a CV along with a cover letter to Harsha Lingam, COO, GBI at [email protected]