Khunti and Thethaitangar, Simdega, Jharkhand
Date of Application
Hope into Action Foundation (PHIA) is a Charitable Trust
registered in Delhi. It’s vision is a society free
from poverty, exclusion and discrimination and all
people live with justice, peace and dignity. PHIA
works for the eradication of poverty among the poor,
vulnerable and marginalised communities in India. It
works in partnership with civil society and
community-based organisations. PHIA facilitates the
empowerment of poor, vulnerable and marginalised
communities so that they can be in-charge of their own
development. Gender equality crosscuts all of PHIA’s
Foundation interventions and programmes are present in
the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar
Pradesh and Delhi NCR. It works on both long-term
development programmes and humanitarian response. The
organisation follows a rights-based approach for
inclusive and sustainable development.
Evidence-based advocacy to improve policy implementation
is integral to its approach. PHIA works in
partnership with a variety of stakeholders that include
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the private sector,
multilateral and bilateral development agencies,
philanthropy institutions and the Government
institutions to bring capabilities and capacities
together to find scalable solutions to address poverty,
and promote social justice, equity and dignity.
Foundation, is seeking to hire a qualified candidate to
fill the position of Field Coordinator (Agriculture).
The position is for the project title ‘Strengthening
Natural farming systems in two blocks of South
Chotanagpur Region, Jharkhand’ which would be
implemented in 2 selected blocks (Rania block, Khunti
district and Thethaitangar block, Simdega district in
project following objectives are expected:
greater understanding about the climate resilient
mitigation context and planning on Agroforestry
livelihood systems among the Civil Society
Organizations in the state.
intervention on scientific and sustainable planning of
natural resources such as water, forest and soil.
sustainable and climate resilient NRM based livelihoods
(Natural Farming and Millet promotion)
programme intends to engage Field Coordinator for
overall planning, implementation, supervision and
guidance for the all the project activities, successful
implementation of the project towards achieving the
project objectives at block level.
key responsibilities will include the following:
of farm-based climate resilient livelihoods (Agri based
-Dry Land natural farming, SRI method of Paddy
cultivation, Millet promotion, etc.) in the project
of Improved Agricultural practices through natural
of Vegetable cultivation as nutrition garden through
natural farming methods
of Drip irrigation and solar pumps among farmers in the
building of the farmers, and volunteers on Agro-based
livelihoods etc involved in the planning and
implementation of the projects at Panchayat and Block
work with Block administration for effective execution
of the project
the project progress, submission of monitoring Reports,
capturing success stories, facilitating visit by State
Team/ other partners etc.
at block level with the Agriculture department, Soil
Conservation Department, Forest Department, Irrigation
Department, and other line departments to ensure
inter-agency coordination for Programme interventions
implementation and monitoring of the project activities
for successful achievement of the project objectives
up and facilitate studies and research to assess the
impact of works demonstrated under the project.
trainings for the farmers and volunteers panchayat and
at block level
up additional activities from time to time assigned by
the line manager.
must have a Graduate degree in any stream from a
recognized university/institution. Candidates with
Degree in Agriculture will be preferred.
of 3-5 years of field experience in projects relating
to Agronomy/Agro-based livelihood, in
understanding on social and developmental issues,
livelihood, skill development and the work of civil
skills for managing reporting and documentation.
in coordinating/dialoguing with block and district
of working with government departments.
to travel to the field extensively as required in the
in English and Hindi is a must
Skills (Should be well versed with MS Office,
especially word, excel and electronic communication).
candidates interested in this position are requested to
apply to email@example.com with
a cover letter, discussing your interest and suitability
for the position, along with an updated resume including
the names of two referees, by or before 10.12.2021. Please
in the subject line.
from SC/ST/religious minorities and other marginalized
sections are encouraged to apply.
candidates will be contacted.