General Manager, Maval Dairy

Posted By: Access Livelihoods


Top Mgt (CEO, President, MD, Country Director/ Regional Representative, Executive Director)

Program Development & Management

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description

About Maval Dairy Farmers Services Producer Company:

With the support of Tata Power Community Development Trust, Access Livelihoods incubated Maval Dairy Farmers Services Producer Company Limited (MDFSPCL) in Maval (Pune) in 2019 in partnership with 1500+ livestock rearers. MDFSPCL aims to enable marginalised women to undertake dairy business with a commercial approach. The company seeks to achieve this objective through adequate knowledge dissemination, awareness generation, long-term capacity building, and intervention of affordable technology in dairy farming. The company also undertakes sophisticated marketing activities to provide market linkages to its members and assists them in branding dairy products. MDFSPCL has established a milk producing plant that can process 10,000 litres of milk per day. The plant was officially launched in 2019 and is located in the Indrayani Industrial Co-operative estate area.

Location: Takwe, Maval Taluka, Pune District Maharashtra

  1. Manage overall dairy business.
  2. Should be able to do business projections.
  3. Oversee identification of new procurement centres.
  4. Ensure quality milk procurement.
  5. Oversee the overall plant management.
  6. Ensure production of milk and milk products of highest standards.
  7. Oversee marketing and sales of milk and milk products.
  8. Oversee identification of new markets.
  9. Raise local finances.
  10. Manage member relations.
  11. Train and develop capacities of producers, board of directors and staff.
  12. Responsible for increase in sales and profitability of the dairy.
  13. Link producer company to academic institutions, market institutions, government institutions for access to information, resources and technologies.
  14. Establish systems to ensure transparency and accountability including financial, MIS, legal, marketing and cutting-edge technological solutions.
  15. Must have excellent numbering skills, must be comfortable with Excel, Power Point and Word.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification: Masters in Agri-Business/Rural Management; B-Tech in Dairy Technology.

Experience: 10 years of experience in dairy industry preferably in managing 10-20 KL/day dairy

Language: English, Hindi, and Marathi (preferable)

?Preference will be given to women candidates.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Personal Qualities & Behavioural Traits:

  1. Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with various stakeholders of the project.
  2. Excellent coordination, communication and negotiation skills
  3. Ability to adapt to local culture and tolerance to the physical hardship of rural India.
  4. Ability to relate and empathise with marginalized community.
  5. Time management skills.
  6. Enjoy working under pressure, deadline-driven and ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  7. High in cause orientation and resource consciousness.
  8. Good documentation and presentation skills.

What do We Offer?

  • Non-hierarchical work environment.
  • A professional work environment and job satisfaction.
  • The joy of creating social impact.
  • The chance to work with and learn from highly experienced professionals.
  • A chance to truly experience and understand the real India.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Access Livelihoods
  • About Organization:Access Livelihoods is a group of Hyderabad-based social enterprises that work with marginalised communities to reimagine their livelihoods. Established in 2005, Access Livelihoods is an AIM-NITI Aayog recognised, Established Incubation Centre, primarily working on incubating women-owned producer enterprises across primary sectors to create equitable and lasting livelihood opportunities. In January 2022, Access Livelihoods received the National Startup Award for the Best Incubator in the country from the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. Access Livelihoods offers end-to-end support to marginalised communities, including pre-incubation, incubation, and acceleration support. A team of 120+ passionate individuals who have graduated from some of India's best institutions and chosen the road less travelled delivers these professional services. Presently, Access Livelihoods is working with 75,000 women producers across five states. For more information, visit

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