International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT
Technical Coordinator
Technology Associate, Technical Assistant,
Assam
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 03 2021

Description

About the Organization:

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit research and training institution dedicated to both the development of improved varieties of wheat and maize with the aim of contributing to food security, and the introduction of improved agricultural practices to smallholder farmers to help boost production, prevent crop disease and improve their livelihoods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Coordinator to provide required technical support for the various WorldFish interventions in the project districts along with the partners.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationship and network with project partners including Directorate of Fisheries, ARIAS Society and College of Fisheries, AAU.

  • Develop block level micro-plans for implementation of the project / scheme activities by WorldFish in the assigned districts in consultation with the concerned District Fisheries Development Officers (DFO) and Block level Fisheries Development Officers (FDO) and under the direct supervision of Project Coordinator of the project.

  • Provide regular technical support to the target beneficiaries for implementation of fisheries and aquaculture activities. This includes regular visit to beneficiary farmers and on-farm technical support and market linkage support to them.

  • Conduct and facilitate village/block/district level awareness meetings, trainings and other forms of campaigns as directed by the Project coordinator on regular basis.

  • Conduct base-line, mid-line and end-line surveys as per the MEL (monitoring, evaluation and learning) plans of the project. Collect various other data from beneficiaries either through paper based survey or using Mobile App based MIS under the guidance of Project Coordinator.

  • Prepare the monthly activity report on 1st date of every month along with the plan of activities for the following month. Assist in preparing detailed monthly project progress reports, half-yearly reports, annual reports, project deliverables and project presentations.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Project Coordinator as and when required.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Fisheries Science /Agriculture/Life Sciences is essential.Ph.D. in Fisheries/Agriculture/Life sciences is preferable.

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant field work experience in Fisheries/Agriculture related development projects of Government, NGO or Private Sector.

  • Knowledge and understanding of aquaculture systems, open-water fisheries, fish markets, extension programs is desirable.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with staff at all levels, including field staff; works well in teams; able to motivate others.

  • Should have skills to resolve conflicts, team management, team work.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with beneficiaries and stakeholders at all levels, including the ability to provide technical advisory support.

  • Possess a keen interest to work with communities.

  • Work experience with government and local NGOs will be an added advantage.

  • Excellent fluency in written and oral Assamese and Good fluency in written and oral Bengali/Hindi/English.

  • Good skill in Use of Computer, Smart Phone and Mobile App.

  • Motorcycle/ Two-wheeler Driving License.

How to apply



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