i. Master's Degree in the relevant field is required. Minimum of 10 years of experience in conducting capacity building and training activities for urban infrastructure projects and policies at state and local government level. Prior public sector (India and,or other South Asian countries) experience of conducting training needs assessment (TNA), preparing training plans and calendars, curriculums, designing Train the Trainers programs is mandatory.ii. Regional language (Malayalam) writing, reading, and speaking skills will be highly preferred.iii. Regional experience of working in Kerala will also be preferred.iv. Demonstrated capabilities to lead multidisciplinary teams and to work with a range of different stakeholders.v. Worked in development projects funded by multilateral agencies such as World Bank, ADB, among others.vi. Skills in communicating with authorities and other stakeholdersvii. Must demonstrate good report writing skills.viii. Experience of working in similar projects at the local government level in India or other South Asian regions.