Officer Partnership Development

from 5 to 10 year(s) of Experience
Hyderabad

Job Description

ICRISAT invites applications for the post ofOfficer – Partnership Development in Agribusiness and Innovation Platform (AIP) under the Research Program – Innovation Systems for Drylands. This position is based at ICRISAT- Patancheru, Telangana.


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. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementation of agribusiness projects of AIP-ICRISAT across various locations
  • Project proposal preparation and report writing for the donors
  • Development of marketing, promotion and branding strategy for the various projects
  • Assist in development of MIS platforms for various projects on need basis
  • Donor acquisition and servicing based on the deliverables
  • Facilitating projects & institutional partnership with the private sector for AIP through networking and liaison
  • Develop mechanisms of working with ICRISAT scientist on PPP mode to enhance the outcomes of ICRISAT
  • Liaise with the international donors for establishment of similar platforms in the developing countries of the world
  • Organizing programs, trainings, conference, seminars and others
  • Tracking the progress of AIP projects for its effective delivery of services to its clients
  • Liaise with the team members of other programs in enhancing the operations of AIP for enhanced impact
  • Any other assignment as requested by the management

Essential criteria:

  • Under-Graduation in agricultural sciences with general MBA or Post Graduation in agribusiness management
  • Minimum five years of relevant industry experience
  • Good computer skills especially in MS OFFICE

Desirable:

  • Good writing & communication skills (English - written and spoken) and networking skills
  • Experience working in a multicultural team will be preferred
  • Willing to travel to the project locations across India

General:


This is a Locally Recruited Staff position for three years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.


How to apply:


Applicants should apply on or before 27-October-2020, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their 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:Other

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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. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.

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