International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI
Program Manager I
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Hyderabad Telangana
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About the Organization:

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Position: Program Manager I

Essential Duties:

The Program Manager I will report to the Program Manager II, CBC a nd will be working in close collaboration with the Partnership Coordinator and 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, donor and government requirements

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

  • Support Finance teams in India and 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

  • Build and sustain strong partnerships with private and government actors

  • 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in agriculture, health, nutrition, food science or a related field, plus 3 years of relevant professional experience.

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

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

  • Demonstrated experience engaging government and private sector stakeholders and collaborators

  • Strong understanding of state level program delivery, documentation and coordination

  • Fluent oral and written English and Hindi language skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with farmer groups, agri-commodities sourcing or food business

  • 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

  • Experience working in a public/private partnership environment

How to apply

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