New job Consultant - Agri Marketing /Value Addition /Processing in Bihar

Consultant - Agri Marketing /Value Addition /Processing

Company : KAUSHALYA Foundation
Salary : ₹3,60,000 a year
Location : Bihar

Full Description

Location
Bihar & UP

No of Positions
2

Employment Type
Renewable fixed term contract

Report to
Manager Programs

Direct reportees
Field Team

Position

The Consultant- Agri Marketing /Value Addition /Processing is directly responsible for market linkage and value addition of the supply chain of FPOs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Form and promote FPOs by adopting cluster approach
  • Facilitate and guide the FPOs in constitution of Board of Directors (BoDs) and management
  • Training and capacity building of FPOs/farmer groups
  • Design, prepare and execute Business Plan for long-term sustainability of the FPOs
  • Facilitate availing of credit from financial institutions, Credit Guarantee, Equity Grant etc.
  • Facilitate convergence of various Government programmes
  • Providing Incubation/Handholding Services for Sustainability of FPOs
  • Facilitate for establishing necessary common pool production, marketing and processing infrastructure facility by the FPOs
  • Facilitate undertaking complementary and supplementary income generating activities
  • Assist in rating of FPOs promoted by the AGENCY under the Scheme,
  • Assist / undertake federation of FPOs
  • Assist FPOs in compliances including; financial management and utilization of funds, book-keeping and timely submission of statutory returns/documents, etc.
  • Any other activity related to implementation, management and monitoring of the programmee implemented by the AGENCY

Education, Qualification and Skills Needed

  • MBA in Agribusiness Management or equivalent from a recognized University/ Institute with 3+ years of relevant experience in Agribusiness/ Agri. Marketing/ Value Chain Development including Post Harvest Management and working with FPOs/Large Farmers groups etc.
  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Good knowledge of computer - Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills, Fluent in Hindi, good in English
  • Should be able to work in an environment of ambiguity and handle pressure
  • Must be goal oriented and proactively seeks results.
  • A career in NGO will be an asset

Salary:

Rs 3.6 L per annum.

How to apply?

Please send a CV & a one page cover letter detailing how you meet the eligibility requirements to career@kaushalyafoundation.org and cc to kaushalyafoundation@gmail.com

Note: Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in the email subject line.


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