Rainforest Alliance
Manager Sustainable Agriculture
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Delhi
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Description

About the Organization:

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organization working at the intersection of business, agriculture, and forests to make responsible business the new normal. They are building an alliance to protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, promote their human rights, and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis. They are creating a more sustainable world by using social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and foresters.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and lead the planning and implementation of projects in the field, identify and recruit partners and consultants as required and coordinate with Rainforest Alliance’s Country teams;

  • Coordinate with other Rainforest Alliance global departments to ensure cohesion in the overall program execution; Work in co-ordination with the country finance and admin staff for financial oversight of the subgrantees/partners;

  • Take responsibility for project deliverables, overseeing partners and consultants;

  • Conduct pre-monitoring visits to assess the suitability of proposed projects and conduct assessments of partners.

  • Conduct monitoring visits to assess the effectiveness of projects and financial progress, provide recommendations and find solutions where there are problems in implementation.

  • Help design project frameworks with partners and stakeholders. Ensure that the projects funded meet set criteria and standards. Finally, assist with the closing of grants.

  • Provide internal and external reports on project progress, performance against targets, and budgetary execution;

  • In coordination with Director South Asia and international teams, monitor and evaluate the results and impact of the work for the use of project learning, communication, and fundraising;

  • Support Director South Asia to identify new project opportunities and support in proposal writing and presenting new proposal to donors to build a pipeline of projects for the non-profit entity in India;

Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Business Administration, or another relevant field.

  • Work Experience: Minimum 7 years of experience in project management, including managing budgets and implementing activities according to agreed-upon work plans and schedules.

  • Technical skills: First-hand knowledge of the concepts and practices of sustainable agriculture, including practices for climate resilience; Understanding of value chains and certification of sustainably produced commodities; administrative efficiency, with the ability to track project progress and prepare timely reports, and competence in the computer software programs;

  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and working knowledge of PowerPoint.

  • Language Skills: Demonstrated professional capability in written and spoken English and Hindi. Working knowledge of other regional Indian languages would be an advantage.

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