NIRMAN is a professionally managed development organization operating in 8 districts of Odisha on Natural Resource Management and Governance, ensure tenure security and democratizing Forest Governance through Forest Rights Act (FRA), Promotion of Ecological Farming and Sustainable Agriculture, Community health and nutrition, Climate change and Community Resilience, environmental justice. For more information about us, please visit nirmanodisha.org.
We are implementing a project on “Strengthening FPO for farmers empowerment” in Kalyansingpur block of Rayagada district.
Position: Liasioning Officer in Rayagada Farmers Producer Company Limited.
Stationed at: Kalyansingpur block of Rayagada district
Qualification and experience
• A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as business administration, agriculture, rural development, or a related discipline.
• Knowledge and understanding of agricultural practices, value chains, market dynamics and rural development.
• Familiarity with government policies, regulations, and schemes related to agriculture and rural development.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Proficiency in local languages and regional dialects can be advantageous.
• Previous experience in a liaison or coordination role, preferably in the agricultural or rural development sector.
• Experience in managing relationships with external stakeholders, such as suppliers, buyers, government officials, and development organizations.
• Demonstrated ability to advocate for the interests of an organization and build effective partnerships.
• Willingness to travel.
• Riding motorcycle and driving license is must. Preference will be given to candidates with two-wheeler.
• Facilitate communication and collaboration between the FPO and external stakeholders.
• Act as a bridge between the FPO and government agencies, ensuring compliance with regulations and schemes.
• Obtain necessary licenses, permits, and certifications for the FPO's operations.
• Coordinate and manage relationships with suppliers, buyers, and development organizations.
• Advocate for the FPO's interests and represent it at various forums and meetings.
• Stay updated on industry trends, market opportunities, and relevant policies.
• Gather and disseminate information to stakeholders within the FPO.
• Facilitate training and capacity building programs for FPO members.
• Assist in resolving disputes or conflicts with external stakeholders.
• Keep records and documentation related to liaising activities.
• Maintain a strong network of contacts and seek out networking opportunities for the FPO's benefit.
• Monitor and report on relevant government schemes and policies that impact the FPO.
Reporting to: Executive Director or Assigned Person.
Travel Requirement: 80% of the total time.
Remuneration/Salary: Rs. 30000/- pm (depending on the competency of the candidate)
How to apply
Applicants can send a Cover Letter and their detailed recent CV to the Email ID: email@example.com with 2 references.
NIRMAN is an equal opportunity and diversity sensitive organization. Women, ST, SC, OBC and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants however due to the high volume of applications; only shortlisted applicants will receive a response.
Location: Kalyansingpur Block, Rayagada, Odisha