Programme Specialist (Agriculture)

Posted By: Aga Khan Rural Support Programme


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Program Implementation

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Location: Sendhwa (Barwani), Madhya Pradesh

Education: B.Sc. Agriculture/M.Sc Agriculture/Agriculture Engineering or PG Diploma in Rural Management/Development

Experience: Over 3 years’ experience of grass root agriculture extension work

Skills and competencies required to meet the job requirement:

• Strong practical and theoretical knowledge around sustainable agriculture, natural farming, horticulture, and forestry.

• Knowledge around climate proofing intervention and watershed development

• Competency in managing the project in totality and independently. Financial management of project would be needed.

• Having field level project implementation experience in natural resources, and agriculture sectors.

• Strong report writing and presentation skills.

• Competent in dealing with Funding and Government agencies.

• Good analytical skills.

• Understanding of monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

Work Profile to be given to new Joinee:

• Manage a large multi-location project activities on sustainable agriculture, watershed intervention, forestry, climate proofing intervention and clean energy.

• Project planning, technical input in agriculture intervention, cost-estimates, implementation management, quality assurance, monitoring, reporting and government liaison

• Preparing and submitting high quality project progress reports.

• Piloting new approaches and technologies in Agriculture sector.

• Substantial amount of time is expected to be spent in the field to manage agriculture and NRM programs.

• Project financial/budget planning and progress analysis, variance report

• Travel to field locations for monitoring and supervision

• Any other task assigned by AKRSP (I) management.

Interested candidates are requested to apply through our organization website within 20 working days.

Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Aga Khan Rural Support Programme
  • About Organization:AKRSP(I) exists to enable the empowerment of rural communities and groups, particularly the under-privileged and women, to take control over their lives and manage their environment, to create a better and more equitable society