NABARD: Subject Matter Specialists Exams Details

NABARD recruits the candidates having necessary qualification and experience for engagement on contract in the Bank as Subject Matter Specialists at junior, middle and senior level in Head office.

Job Position: Subject Matter Specialist (On Contract)

Eligibility Criteria (As on the date mentioned in notification)
Qualification, Experience and Job profile

Specialist / Post

Job Profile

Educational Qualification and Experience

Senior Project Finance Manager Infrastructure Finance

Candidate will lead a result oriented team to ensure sanctioning of projects, services to client agencies. Responsible for appraisal and financing infrastructure projects, co-ordination with Banks, conduct of sectoral studies, policy making and business development in infrastructure sector

CA/ICWA/MBA/BE/B.Tech. with strong background in Project Formulation, Appraisal and Financing, Capacity to network with key stakeholders, etc. Experience of 8-10 years at a senior position, in the relevant field

Specialist Officer (Law)

All types of work relating to project financing like devising systems and procedure for legal scrutiny of infrastructure finance and other proposals, vetting of legal documents, instituting legal procedure for recovery of dues, capacity building in legal aspects of lending

Degree in Law or 5 years Integrated Course in Law, Masters Degree in Law will be an added advantage, 3 to 5 years’ experience in legal aspects of project lending in infrastructure related areas with experience in Commercial Banks being essential.

Project Finance Manager

Risk Analysis of project financing of infrastructure, formulating of different risk rating modules, actively associated with project appraisal, risk analysis of infrastructure projects in various sectors

MA / MBA (Finance/ Banking and Insurance Management /International Business) or BBA/BBM or Post Graduate degree in Economics with certified course in project financing or CA/ICWA/CFA from a recognised university. Higher qualifications will be preferred. 3-5 years’ experience in project financing / Commercial Finance/Commercial Banking/Corporate Banking, etc.

Chief Risk Manager

Risk Analysis of project financing of infrastructure, formulating of different risk rating modules, actively associated with project appraisal, risk analysis of

infrastructure projects in various sectors

Post Graduate in Economics/Finance/Law/ Business/Banking, etc. from a recognized university with specialisation in Risk

Management or CA/ICWA/CFA. Any specialized training or Certificate from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GRAP) or qualification

relating to the Risk Management, Banking, Management, Banking, etc. shall be of added value. Experience of 8-10 years as Risk Manager in

Banking Sector. Certified course in data analysis and risk management desirable.

Specialist Officers


Back Office


Back Office

Market Analysis in respect of all Instruments

of Money Market, Debt Market, Bond Market,

Derivatives and Foreign Exchange. Evaluation of Corporates, banks for investments, Monitoring Liquidity Profile for

ALCO, Analysis of Instruments, Improve the

systems for Return on Investments,

Portfolio Management

CA/ICWA /CFA/ MBA (Finance) / M.Com with Diploma in PGDBM /PGDFM. Relevant experience of 5-10 years in Banks /FIs, well conversant with documentation regulatory norms and compliance for investment and borrowings.

Specialist Officer - 1

Loan Monitoring &

end use assessment-



Conduct of third party monitoring and

quality assessment, evaluation of costs of work done – physical and financial, certifying end use of funds, coordinate for minimizing cost and time overrun. Developing matrix

CA/ICWA/MBA Finance/BE/B.Tech. Experience of 5-8 years as Project Management Consultant in infrastructure financing in Banks/FIs

Specialist Officers

Agriculture Science

Project Associates for Climate Change

Adaptation projects

Post Graduate in Agriculture (Agronomy or Soil Science or Agro Meteorology, Agri Engineering (soil and water conservation), Hydro –geology, Horticulture or equivalent. Desirable: diploma or training in Climate related aspects. Experience: 3 to 5 years.

Specialist Officers

Climate Science

Project Associates for Climate Change

Adaptation projects

B.Tech in Environment Engineering or Post Graduate in Climate Science and Sustainability

or equivalent course. Experience : 3-5 years

Specialist Officers

Renewable Energy

Project Associates for Climate Change

Adaptation projects

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering or equivalent course. Experience: 3-5 years.



Project Associates for Climate Change

Adaptation projects

B.Tech in Computer Science or computers or MCA or equivalent course.

Desirable : Diploma / Certificate course / training in climate related aspects.

Experience : 3-5 years.

Communications Manager

Media Management, External and Internal Communication of NABARD.

Post Graduate in Mass Communication Experience : 3-5 years of experience in Corporate / Media / Development Communication /

Press Related Experience



Age Profile


28-35 years


35-50 years

Senior and Highly Experienced

45-55 years

Selection Process
Selection of candidates would be by way of interview. For interview, the candidates would be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:5 of the number of vacancies on the basis of their qualification, experience and age. Candidates with higher experience would be given preference. Only those who satisfy the required age, qualification and experience need apply.
The final appointment will be based on the decision of the Selection Committee constituted for the purpose. Bank reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts.

Compensation and Perquisites


Junior Level

Middle Level

Senior Level

Senior & Highly Experienced

Gross Compensation (all inclusive)





Period of contract
The period of engagement of Subject Matter Specialist Personnel (on contract) would be on contract basis for a period up to 2 years, extendable by one more year based on performance and requirement. The Bank may terminate the contract of service if the performance is not found satisfactory.
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