Position: Project Manager - Quality Control
Livelihoods, SELCO Foundation
Years of Experience: 7 to 10+ years
Location: SELCO Foundation, Bengaluru
Starting date: Immediately

About SELCO Foundation:

SELCO Foundation is an open source, not for profit organization that engages in field-based R&D and ecosystem building for deployment of clean energy solutions that alleviate poverty in tribal, rural and urban poor areas. The organization works in collaboration with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs, NGOs from various developmental sectors to link the benefits of sustainable energy to poverty eradication. The organization works across verticals such as energy access, health, livelihoods with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs and partners from various developmental sectors

More information about SELCO Foundation is available on our organization website.

Background on SELCO's Livelihood program:

As one of the priority development verticals, SELCO Foundation is actively integrating sustainable energy driven solutions for challenges in livelihoods such Agriculture, microbusiness and animal husbandry. Over the last decade SELCO Foundation has deployed around 10,000+ DRE based livelihood solutions across its geographical focus areas such as Karnataka, Odisha, Jharkhand, Northeast India and other states. In the coming 5-year SELCO Foundation’s strategy is to reach 50,000 more end users across the country. The rural entrepreneurs are provided with solar energy driven machines and solar power plants.

Ensuring supply of quality products and ensuring quality of installations is integral to sustainability of the program.

Key responsibilities for the position:

The Project Manager for Quality control will coordinate and implement O&M plans across the geographies specifically, North East India, Odisha and Karnataka and the main roles and responsibilities are:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement quality control procedures for SELCO's DRE isntallations for livelihoods.
  • Conduct audits of SELCO's livelihood DRE technologies across the regions and across the vendors
  • Provide training and support to vendor staff on quality installations and quality control procedures.
  • Work with SELCO's product development team to ensure that new livelihood DRE technologies meet quality standards and ensure feedback mechanisms
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest quality control standards and best practices.
  • Field visit travel across regional geographies in India as and when required

Expected Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, renewable energy, or a related field.
  • 7 to 10+ years of experience in quality control for renewable energy technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of solar installation.
  • Experience with quality control audits and training.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Apply here with a copy of your CV with and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience, caliber and organization policy.