Technical Officer (Vegetables) For Assam, India – World Vegetable Cent

2 - 4 Years
Assam Other

Job Description

Responsibilities:
Working under the guidance of the APART project leadership to implement project activities in the target locations, including;
Coordinating all project field activities in the districts Sonitpur, Lakhimpur and Biswanath.
Provide technical assistance and supervisory support to farming communities engaged in implementing project activities;
Conduct field trials and demonstrations in the assigned district area(s)
Collect data, conduct analyses and maintain records of all project activities;
Organize and coordinate trainings for farming communities and local partner agencies;
Assist in preparing periodic progress reports, technical papers and presentations for meetings and annual reports as needed for donors, project beneficiaries, and partners;

Competencies:
Good working knowledge of agriculture especially local vegetable cultivation;
Strong written and verbal communication skills in Assamese and English;
Skilled use of various software (MS Word, MS Excel, ) and exposure to handling variety evaluation trials;
Energetic and enthusiastic personality with an urge to improve agricultural systems.
Strong team player and willing to work as part of an extended team comprising several agencies.

Qualifications and experience: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Botany and at least 2 years working experience in projects related to vegetables.

General : This is a Consolidated position for one year, renewable further depending on performance and the projects continuing need for the position.
How to apply: Applicants should apply on or before 10 December, 2019 with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer"

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Functional Area:Engineering Design, R&D

Role Category:R&D

Role:R&D Executive

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INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.
ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium.

The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) is a non-profit, autonomous international agricultural research center with headquarters in Taiwan and five regional offices around the globe. WorldVeg conducts research and development programs that contribute to realize the potential of vegetables for healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods. For more information please visit our website: worldveg.org.
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