Subject Matter Specialist / Livelihood Expert

Posted By: Saunta Gaunta Foundation


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Technical Advisor / Specialist

Environment / Energy/ Waste Management

Job Description

S/he shall

•Be responsible for capacity building of PGs and PCs, community Cadres (AE, UM, KM & PM) and master trainers on thematic matters.

•Build perspective and capability of staff and community around improved agriculture, irrigation infrastructure creation, marketing & livestock rearing.

•Prepare activity plan Yearly Plan of Operation (YPO) jointly with the Project Team / Project Manager and ensure the implementation of the plan in ground.

•Prepare livelihood plan at PG level.

•Ensuring consolidation of plan and converging from various line departments to actualize the plan along with facilitate the fund leverage.

•Value chain study of agricultural commodities and able to link with market.

•Set-up market eco-systems around PCs.

•Designing different training modules to conduct training at different level.

•Establish healthy working relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

•Provide information of the project.

•Coordination with Master Trainers & Community Service Providers.

•Demonstrate thematic activity in the area.

Eligibility Criteria (SMS/ Livelihood expert):

•Graduate in Agriculture Or allied Fields or a Post Graduate in Science / Humanities with good communication skills in English and Odia along with computer skills.


•Graduate from any discipline preferable from science and minimum 5 years of experience in promoting farm-based livelihoods, market-based interventions and promoting producer institutions along with ability to engage with farmers and community institutions

•Can speak, write and read Odia and English language

Place of posting:

Block head quarter - Hemgir, Sundargarh, Odisha

Apply by: 15 Jan 2022

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Saunta Gaunta Foundation
  • About Organization:"Saunta Gaunta"- A popular saying among the Santhali tribe in Northern Odisha which literally means "Together We Can" is the driving force behind the work of Santa Gaunta Foundation. Established in 2005, the organisation relishes the power of togetherness and strives to work among the Primitive Tribal Groups (PVTG's) in order to bring them into mainstream society through livelihood projects. In Keonjhar district of Odisha, SGF is working on clean energy access through solar lighting provisions and clean cooking solutions in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi and Nexleaf Analytics, California, USA.