Project Manager



Not Specified

Program Development & Management

Agriculture & Fair Trade

Job Description

 Remuneration package: INR 99,693 per month (Consolidated)

• Duty station: New Delhi

Summary of responsibilities

• Manage the developing web-based platforms (Dashboard), mobile apps and decision support tools.

• Work closely with design, development & product teams to integrate, implement & improve features.

• Stay updated with emerging technologies and implement them into the current code base.

• Attend to any other work assigned by the supervisor.

• Any other work related to the project implementation assigned by the supervisor.

Terms and conditions

• Duration of the contract: One-year renewable contingent upon availability of funds, continued relevance of position and performance of the incumbent.

• CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience. An early joiner is preferred for this position.

• CIFOR-ICRAF reserves the right to modify the number of positions, locations, timeline or cancel the hiring as necessary. Income tax will be deducted as per prevailing income tax laws.

• Based on the performance/ competencies and needs, hired staff may be relocated to other project locations upon mutual consent.

Application process

• The application deadline is 11 December 2022.

• Interested candidates are requested to submit their application online with cover letter, with at least three references through CIFOR-ICRAF career page

• Application without cover letter and references will not be considered.

• We will acknowledge all applications but will only contact short-listed candidates.

To apply, please send your application on email “” Please insert the following: Application for Project Manager in the subject of your email).

To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at:,,

CIFOR-ICRAF promotes Gender Diversity – Applications from women professionals are encouraged.

CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

• MBA OR Equivalent AND

B.Tech. OR B.E. OR MCA OR M.Sc. (IT OR CS) OR MS in Software Systems

Work experience and other requirements

• At least 3-5 years of experience as a Program Manager for I.T. Implementation Projects, I.T. System projects.

• Preferable with two years of experience in e-Governance and related Projects implementation experience.

• Working experience with clients to understand the day-to-day requirements, translate them to technical specifications and define them for development and implementation teams.

• Responsible for daily management through the life cycle of the program

• Plan the Overall Program and monitor progress to ensure milestones are met.

• Certification: Resource should have done once any of the following certificates and PMP OR PRINCE 2 OR Scrum Master OR CSM OR CAPM OR Equivalent

• Fluent in written and spoken English.

• Development, implementation plans and decision-making.

• Good skills in the use of standard software packages (M.S. Office).

Personal attributes and competencies:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relational skills.

• Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reporting.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:CIFOR-ICRAF
  • About Organization:The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR-ICRAF are non-profit, scientific institutions that conduct research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. Our work focuses on innovative research, developing partners' capacity, and actively engaging in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people. CIFOR-ICRAF is seeking to fill several positions under the Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI) Program, a joint initiative of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest Climate Change (MoEFCC) led by CIFOR-ICRAF.