S M Sehgal Foundation
Project Associate/Coordinator – FPO Capacity Building Project
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
Prayagraj U P Kolar Karnataka
Application Email : jobs@smsfoundation.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 30 2021




Every person across rural India deserves to lead a more secure, prosperous, and dignified life. With that vision in mind, Sehgal Foundation’s mission is to strengthen community-led development initiatives to achieve positive social, economic, and environmental change across rural India. With support from donors and partners, Sehgal Foundation designs and promotes rural development interventions that create opportunities, build resilience, and provide solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in India’s poorest communities.


Sehgal Foundation invites applications for the position of Project Associate/Coordinator – FPO Capacity Building Project on a consultancy basis


Number of positions: 2


Locations: Prayagraj, U.P; Kolar, Karnataka


Reports to: Program Lead


Position Requirements

  • Master's/Bachelor's degree in Agriculture/MBA/Rural management/Project Management 

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ fieldwork experience, directly working with NGO’s, development organizations in the rural areas

  • Working experience with FPO’s/Women FPO’s will be an added advantage - Willingness to travel in rural/remote area 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are accomplished on time and according to quality standards

  • Handle village level conflicts 

  • Provide daily guidance to the field workers/mobilizers, and ensure optimum utilization of resources

  • Ability to independently handle agriculture development projects 

  • Mobilize community and create awareness about project interventions and their benefits - Submit timely data and information from the field.

  • Coordinate with research/communication/admin team

  • Establish linkages with government institutions/buyer/processors/KVK’s/Agri development department and district admin  

Compensation: Salaries at Sehgal Foundation are highly competitive. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline for applying: 30.07.2021


How to apply: Email your CV with cover letter to jobs@smsfoundation.org with the subject line – Application for Project Associate – FPO Capacity Building and Location 


*Applicants are required to specify the desired location in the email. 


Job Email id: jobs@smsfoundation.org