International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI
Program Coordinator II
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Hyderabad Telangana
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Description

About the Organization:

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. IFPRI currently has more than 600 employees working in over 50 countries. They are a research centre of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.

Position: Program Coordinator II

Essential Duties:

The Program Coordinator will report to the Program Lead and will be working in close collaboration with the HarvestPlus team on activities including but not limited to:

  • Contribute to regular reporting of the program progress including monthly, quarterly and annual reports in alignment with partnership teams and donor requirements

  • Closely follow up with project partners responsible for implementation; provide technical assistance and ensure timely execution of project activities

  • With support from the HarvestPlus team, facilitate the development of appropriate communication materials, technical documents, advocacy briefs and related materials to drive key project activities

  • Set up a monitoring framework and develop associated templates as part of contribution to routine project monitoring

  • Prepare and maintain performance dashboards for the programme

  • Support in execution of the communications plan for the programme

  • Support in executing the knowledge management plan for the programme.

  • Support Finance teams at HarvestPlus headquarters on tracking budget utilization and proper financial reporting

  • Assist in the coordination, facilitation and documentation of project governance team activities and meetings

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture, health, nutrition, food science or a related field, plus 3 years of relevant professional experience or a Masters degree griculture, health, nutrition, food science or a related field.

  • Strong understanding of agri-food value chain, agriculture commodities

  • Strong project management skills, including effective communication and decision-making abilities

  • Fluent oral and written English language skills

  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, show initiative, and work productively as part of a team

  • Excellent organizational skills and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment, expert problem solving, and creativity

  • Computer literate in MS Office

  • A willingness and ability to travel extensively

  • Eligibility to live and work in India (this is a local position)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with agribusiness sector

  • Diploma or equivalent certification in project management

  • Experience working in a global, multicultural organization

  • Experience working within the private sector or working closely with private sector actors

How to apply



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