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At Iora, we’re driven by a common purpose to enable climate action and ecosystem conservation. We have been delivering multi-sectoral projects for protecting and enhancing natural capital with scientific rigor, for over a decade. And the driving force behind this is our people. Join a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge, and are passionate to make measurable, real-world impact.

Current Job Openings

Investment Associate

Iora Ecological Solutions (“IORA”), a leading conservation finance organization, is hiring an Analyst / Associate to join the Investments team. Iora is currently raising a large fund to invest in Nature Climate Solutions (“NCS”) projects in India. The Analyst / Associate candidate will initially join Iora, then transition to the Fund entity once the fundraising process nears completion.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, highly experienced, and rapidly growing organization, with the additional opportunity of joining an NCS Fund at inception. The candidate will interact directly with CEO and CIO, and gain exposure to carbon markets, forestry, project finance, fund management, and financial structuring.


The primary duties of the candidate will be financial modeling. Additional duties will include communicating effectively across the organization and assisting in a range of investment process workstreams. The candidate will be based in Delhi and report to the CIO in New York. The candidate will also interface directly with the CEO in Delhi. The candidate will receive hands-on guidance from the CIO but will be expected to produce quality work with minimal supervision. This is an opportunity for motivated individuals to carve out a long-term career for themselves. A successful candidate will be eligible for promotion at the discretion of the CEO and CIO, pending performance. The candidate may also be eligible for stock option compensation, depending on experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum 2-3 years Financial modeling experience and a solid grounding in fundamental financial concepts.
  • High proficiency in Excel required.
  • Proactive mindset and ability to complete tasks on time
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Comfort analyzing and interpreting data
  • MBA is preferred but not required
  • Capital raising or M&A experience is a plus but not required
  • Private equity or other principal investing experience will be prioritized but is not required.
  • Experience in carbon markets is a plus but not required

Compensation is competitive and will be based on experience level.

About IORA Ecological Solutions:

IORA Ecological Solutions (IORA) is a leading Indian conservation firm with key expertise in environmental finance and policy. IORA’s portfolio of work falls under the following key sectors:

Climate Change: IORA has developed and implemented climate finance and policy solutions towards climate change mitigation and adaptation at national and sub-national levels. We have also worked with international governments, advising them on GHG inventory systems.

Forestry & Biodiversity: IORA’s whole systems approach to forestry and biodiversity includes application of spatial technology, forest dependence modelling, vegetation modelling, community engagement, designing robust monitoring strategies, financing and policy design at national and sub-national levels. Efforts towards biodiversity conservation combine biodiversity assessment, valuation, finance and application of market mechanisms.

Geospatial Analysis: IORA specializes in the application of geospatial technology in the forestry and land-use sectors. We have successfully carried out a multi-temporal analysis of land use and land cover change using varied resolution RS datasets, created forest degradation maps, integrated RS analysis with mobile app-based field inventory for forest carbon mapping, created vegetation maps, and trained a large cadre of forestry professionals in these techniques.

Sustainable Agriculture: IORA uses multi-disciplinary approaches like LULC mapping, socio-economic surveys and application of market mechanisms to design solutions to benefit small and marginal farmers to develop resilience to climate change.

IORA’s international and trans-disciplinary team works closely with Central and State Governments, Financial Institutions, Private Corporations and Communities to build and scale up conservation solutions. IORA is a growing company that offers an exciting work environment and ample growth potential. The company encourages originality in thought and planning and takes pride in the efficiency and efficacy of its services. IORA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities regardless of race, gender, religion and origin.


Proposal Associate

Job Title: Proposal Associate
Job Location: New Delhi
Duration: Full Time Position
About the Job:
IORA is looking to hire a Proposal Associate to support our growing work on environmental
conservation and climate change. The role will need someone who can support all facets of
proposal development, which includes ensuring content accuracy, outreach and coordination
with partners and resource mobilization with IORA team in line with our organisation’s vision.
This role is idea for someone who has a background in the environmental/social impact field
and is passionate about making a difference in this sector.

1. Identification of new opportunities:
1. New RFPs/RFQs/EOIs/Request for Empanelment
2. Collaborate with the technical experts at IORA in developing new concept notes
and pitch presentation for potential donors
3. Creating and updating a roster of potential donors and their focus areas which
are relevant to IORA’s work

2. Proposal Development and Submission:
1. Supporting in preparation of concept notes, presentations and EOIs
2. Drafting formal letters
3. Preparation of Description sheets for shortlisted calls in IORA’s prescribed
4. Identification of resource need for a proposal – staffing, budget and timeline
5. Analysing the RFPs thoroughly and listing out all required mandatory
documentations and conditions to support the respective technical team in
ensuring proper & timely submission as per the client’s requirements
6. Drafting and compilation of Bidding documents
7. Ensure proper formatting, editing and printing as per IORA’s branding guidelines
and in line with the requirements of the client
8. Supporting all modes of proposal submission (Electronic mail/Online portal/hard
Copies/ or others) as required

3. Data Management for Business Development:
1. Updating team CVs as required
2. Maintaining proposals data base
3. Updating Project description sheets as and when required
4. Coordinate with team members/project managers for additional details on CVs
and project descriptions as and when required

4. Any other miscellaneous tasks required for Business Development

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

1. Graduate or Post Graduate Degree in Business Development/Social
Sciences/Environmental Sciences/ Law or other related disciplines
2. 1-2 years of experience working in organisations in the environment and development
space, ideally on Proposal development and partnerships. Freshers with exceptional
communication skills and understanding are welcome.
3. Strong understanding of MS Office including MS Word, PowerPoint and MS Excel.
4. Organised, meticulous and attention to detail are essential
5. Ability to meet deadlines
6. Understanding of government e procurement system preferred
7. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
8. Good strategic planning abilities
9. Strong time management skills
10. Strong research and analytical skills. Willingness to solve research problems with
creative thinking.
11. Ability to read and synthesise quantitative and qualitative information quickly and
12. Ability to make coherent and strong written arguments and proposals.
13. Proficiency in proposal writing, documentation and presentation skills.
14. Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively with team members
Remuneration: Competitive

Reporting to: Senior Manager-Proposal

IORA is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants are requested to email a brief cover letter (maximum 300 words) along with their C.V.
(with “Application for Proposal Associate” as the subject line) to latest
by 29 th May 2023.


Accounts Associate

Job Title: Accounts Associate

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Delhi

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining accurate financial records for our organization. They will work closely with the accounting team and other departments to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Record day-to-day financial transactions and complete the posting process in tally prime Gold.

Prepare bank and credit card reconciliations

Cash Management

Prepare TDS and GST details up to filling of their return on monthly and quarterly basis.

Process accounts payable and receivable

Reconcile general ledger accounts and assist in monthly and year-end close processes.

Maintain and update financial records and spreadsheets

Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

Work very closely with the administration department in processing procurements, employees’ travel requests, and other project-related expenditures

Support Manager – Finance in invoicing and other finance-related aspects of projects


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field, with a minimum 2-4 years of experience

Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Proficient in Tally Prime (Must) and Microsoft Excel

Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Strong work ethic and a positive attitude


If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified candidates to apply


Current Internships

Intern- Environmental Sciences

Job Title: Intern- Environmental Sciences (Forest And Biodiversity) 

Job Location: New Delhi

Duration: Full Time Position

About the Job:

IORA is looking for motivated interns in the Forestry and Biodiversity vertical. This is a great opportunity with scope for both on-site and expert-driven learning. The interns will work closely with our team to conduct research, capture data, coordinate with teams for project implementation.


  • Provide research support for diverse projects across agriculture, climate mitigation and adaptation, and forestry sectors
  • Conduct literature review and secondary research for ongoing/relevant projects
  • Support in data collection, data collation and analysis
  • Engage and coordinate with team leads and key stakeholders
  • Support report writing, development of proposals, and other project collaterals as required

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Pursuing or completed master’s degree in forestry, environmental management, natural resource management, environmental planning, or related disciplines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to coordinate with different state government officials
  • Candidate should have experience working with MS Office (Doc, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Remuneration: Competitive

Reporting to: Senior Manager- Forestry and Biodiversity

IORA is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants are requested to email their C.V. (with “Application for Intern- Environmental Sciences” as the subject line) to latest by 30th May,


Communications Intern

Job Title: Communications Intern

Job Location: Delhi

Duration: 3 Months (extendable as per requirement)

About the Job:

IORA is looking for a creative, social media savvy communications intern with knowledge of graphic designing as well as digital media.

Working closely with the communications team at IORA, you will support our digital outreach, manage public relations efforts (ranging from media outreach to coordination for events), and craft tailored innovative graphics on pressing forestry, climate, agriculture and energy issues.



  • Develop engaging social media posts
  • Creating content for internal and external communication collaterals
  • Co-create engagement strategies and material for digital and conventional media and work towards executing these
  • Assist in developing content for campaigns, proofreading content for errors and inconsistencies, and improve readability of existing content
  • Conduct keyword research and implement SEO strategies that improve website traffic
  • Provide on-ground support for IORA’s events

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Completed Master’s Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication, Public Relations or Marketing
  • Proven content writing experience and portfolio of published/written pieces
  • Basic understanding of photography, infographics and video editing
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills

This internship offers a chance to gain valuable experience in content writing and communications for issues based advocacy.
Certificates shall be provided after successful completion of the internship.

Interested candidates can send their application to latest by 30th May, 2023.

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