KAUSHALYA Foundation
Consultant-Agri Marketing/Value Addition/Processing
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Bihar Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 19 2021

Description

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 - Agri Marketing /Value Addition /Processing

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.

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