Project Coordinators (Apicol-Pmu) – Watershed Support Services And Activities Network (Wassan), Bhubaneswar, Odisha (15 Jun 2022)

Category : Agricultural Jobs

Upper Age Limit: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 45 years as on 25.05.2022 No. of Positions: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Reporting to: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Associate Director/Project In-charge Period of Contract: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The contract will be for a period of 2 year, renewable for another year subject to satisfactory performance and project period extension. The engagement can be cancelled / terminated for any non-performance in duties, misconduct or without assigning any reason thereof. About Us: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WASSAN- (Watershed Support Services and Activities Network), Hyderabad is a network-based organization focusing on improving the quality of mainstream programs in natural resources management and livelihoods. It engages actively in policy advocacy initiatives at state and national level mainly related to rainfed areas. WASSAN has contributed substantially to development of watershed policies in various states and at Government of India. WASSAN is also working with various partners in different States as part of RRA Network on rainfed agriculture related agenda. WASSAN is partners with the Government of Odisha for the Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas. This is being implemented in 125 blocks of 19 districts of Odisha. The project aims to improve millet production through organic/sustainable agriculture practices, set up processing units, provide market linkages through farmer collectives and include millets in state nutrition programmes. We now need someone who can undertake following tasks: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Facilitating implementation of business plan of the Agriculture entrepreneurs (AEs) 2. Facilitating Bank linkage and convergence of AEs 3. Facilitating license and regulatory norm for AEs 4. Monitoring Block Resource persons action plan 5. Ensuring scheme deliverables working closely with partner agency during selection, training, incubation and performing phases of AE promotion 6. Coordinating with training institutes and incubation centers for capacity building of AE 7. Candidate must have at least 2 years of post-qualification experience in implementing sustainable/agriculture promotion, machinery intervention or any agriculture project. 8. Candidate must have experience of working with NGOs and Government officials. 9. Candidate should be self-driven in bringing in new ideas. 10. Candidate must be well versed with Ms Office; knowledge of Gantt charts, indicator preparation, and basic knowledge in budgeting and accounts will be an additional advantage. 11. Candidate will be stationed in the district and has to travel extensively for field visits and will be travelling inside and outside Odisha as per programme requirements. Qualification: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MBA/PGDM from recognized institute, (Min work experience of 2 years around leading enterprise promotion projects in Govt./MGOs) (or) Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and allied sectors (Min Work experience of 1 year around leading enterprise promotion projects in Govt./NGOs) Salary: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 20,000 per month (CTC) based on experience; deduction shall be based on the organization norms. How to Apply: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Interested candidates may apply through the link before 15th June 2022 *WASSAN is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply. *WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the advertisement at any point in time without any further notice or explanation.

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