Full Time

By Arthan

Municipal Finance - Head
  • Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi

  • ₹ 2000000 - 3000000 p/a

Job description Apply
What will the Head– Municipal Finance do?
Deliver strongly on government and donor engagements
1. Deliver on all commitments made under existing (and future) government and donor
2. Engage closely with senior leaders in government and the market ecosystem to both advocate
for systemic reforms in municipal finance and to inform the organization’s strategy for the same
3. Continuously strive to transform municipal finance in India at scale and with speed and agility,
through a whole of systems approach
4. Create an enabling ecosystem to ideate boldly and creatively, to rapidly convert ideas to action
plans and to execute the same at scale and with agility
Lead planning and development of the organization’s Municipal Finance programme
1. Work closely with the CEO to develop and implement the strategic direction of the program
2. Identify planning and programme needs, opportunities and approaches to strengthen
the organization’s presence and relevance in the municipal and urban infrastructure finance space;
3. Manage and ensure high-quality delivery of all projects undertaken;
4. Prepare medium-term programme plans and the programme funding plans;
5. Build and nurture relationships with the donor ecosystem;
6. Manage the development and implementation of the programme’s communication strategy and
7. Manage adoption of technology for municipal finance advocacy, proof of concept and scale

Lead the Municipal Finance team
1. Lead the team in the delivery of operational goals; finalize the annual work plan and budgets;
oversee the implementation, including providing direction, guidance and technical support;
2. Oversee and approve programme work plans and the optimum and appropriate allocation and
use of resources; monitor compliance of grant/MoU conditions;
3. Manage performance of team members, provide managerial direction, guidance and leadership
and performance feedback and coaching
4. Promote learning and development and put in place systematic leadership development/talent
development plans and programs ;
5. Lead innovation and adoption of best practices in the team;

Engage with the urban governance and municipal finance ecosystem
1. Represent the organization in external forums, events and meetings, participate in policy dialogue;
discuss policy initiatives, and/or present policy papers/ideas;
2. Establish and maintain relationships with government, partners, stakeholders and donors to
achieve active collaboration, cooperation and alliances on programme development and
3. Ensure the organization’s active participation in relevant forums and working groups to establish
effective networks and keep abreast of ongoing debates and thinking on municipal finance and
urban infrastructure finance.
4. Build relations and partnerships with senior government officials as well as multi-lateral, bi-
lateral agencies and NGOs and participate in critical meetings and events;
5. Create and maintain strategic partnerships
Candidate Description -
Master’s degree or equivalent in business administration, finance, public finance, public
administration, public policy or other directly relevant fields OR a Membership of a Professional
Institute such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ;
2. 15 years of experience in government advisory or public finance or business
management/consulting or senior leadership roles in finance; should have held leadership roles
in their career, engaging with senior stakeholders in government/industry;
3. Adequate experience in leading high-performance, client service teams
4. Strong project management skills and sharp focus on high-quality, timely execution
5. Preferred - should have held positions engaging directly with senior or c-suite clients and
stakeholders in relevant sectors/industries
6. Preferred – should have led projects with governments on urban infra financing, municipal
revenue optimisation/augmentation, transaction advisory

About Company

Keywords -

urban governance, partnerships,consulting,key stakeholders

Address -

GreenPark, South Delhi


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