Field Coordinator – Bihar Agri BMGF Project

Job Details

Post: Field Coordinator

Qualification: Post graduate degree in Agriculture / Nutrition / Rural Development / Health Sciences / Social Work / Sociology / MBA from a reputed Institute or University

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English and Hindi

Location: Reporting Location - Bangalore; Study Location - Bihar

Experience: 3-5 years

Application Due Date: 12th November, 2018

Salary: Based on qualification and experience

Brief Description about the Project:

  • The study will examine the full spectrum from evidence generation to dissemination of findings to local administration and examine the distribution chain for quality foods in Bihar and assess the role of markets and its linkages with consumption and production. The project involves primary data collection through surveys, secondary data analysis, data visualization, building and testing optimization models, etc.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Proactively work with the District Government and other stakeholders on and off field from time to time for smooth implementation of the project
  • Lead communication and stakeholder engagement activities with District Government, civil society and private sector
  • Manage all activities to ensure a coordinated approach to all components in the district and resolve issues or problems
  • Monitoring and follow up of activities at district / block / village level whichever is essential for the study
  • Participate in project review meetings and provide insights gained on field from time to time

Key Skills:

  • Agriculture / Nutrition / Development / Public Health / Health Programs
  • Effective communication and liaison skills with demonstrated ability to communicate with various stakeholders
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and skills in English, Hindi and local languages plus typing shall be preferred

Specific Activities:

  • Help in formulating the implementation plan and frameworks at the district level and support stakeholders for the execution of focused group discussions, surveys and evaluations.
  • Network repeatedly with the key players i.e. consumer / middleman / retail / wholesale / any other local intermediators involved in the production consumption linkages for collecting the first hand information related to the objectives as per the project
  • Prepare and submit timely necessary reports related to the ongoing field activities, progress of project, advance work plan including logistics, travels and meetings with the stakeholders involved

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to alekhya.b@sjri.res.in and cc to hr@sjri.res.in

For more information, please visit our website www.sjri.res.in