KAUSHALYA Foundation
Consultant - Crop Husbandry
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Bihar Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 19 2021


About the Organization:

KAUSHALYA Foundation (KF) is a non-government, non-profit organization aimed at achieving socio-economic empowerment of the rural and urban poor and underprivileged as well as developing youth of the state. The organization is founded by a cohort of IIM-Ahmedabad graduates to work for the holistic development of the resource-poor touching upon their livelihoods, education, and health. KF has strong imprints through implementing work in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh (UP) while it has also given consultancy both across and outside India.

Position: Consultant - Crop Husbandry


  • Managing, leading and guiding the field team in the project area

  • Support, Guidance and monitoring of FPOs

  • Collection and consolidation of all relevant data

  • Provide advisory services to farmers/ABC through demo-coordinator on agri. Practices, plant protection, disease management, farm mechanization etc.

  • Prepare weekly plan for himself/herself and try to achieve those in coordination with team members under him/her

  • Participation in the meeting of Groups and visit to filed for regular monitoring of the progress

  • Documentation of information, relevant photo be captured of the activities

  • To ensure timely supply of input services to the farmers

  • To ensure all steps of POP is followed by the farmers as per the timeline

  • Facilitation of the visits of external persons in the project locations.

  • Day wise reporting on the work done will be shared to the concerned reporting authority.

  • Conduct training, meeting, workshop and other project activities

  • Motivating farmers for demonstration of crops.

  • Collect demonstration data and also crop data from time to time as required in the project

  • Organizing farmers visit to demonstration plot

Education, Qualification and Skills Needed:

  • Graduate in Agriculture from a recognized University with 5+ years of relevant experience in crop production techniques, technology intervention and working with FPOs/Large Farmers' Groups etc. Graduation in Human Resources, or Social Sciences or in any other subject

  • Minimum 5+ 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

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