Field Supervisor – Bihar Agri BMGF Project

Job Details

Post: Field Supervisor

Qualification: Bachelor's or Master’s candidates with at least 2-3 years of experience with data-based research, preferably in economics / agriculture / nutrition / public health / sociology / rural development or a related  field

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English and Hindi

Location: Reporting Location - Bangalore; Study Location - Bihar

Experience: 2 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:

  • Supervise daily implementation of field-based research, i.e., surveying, project execution, management of field resource, budget, submission of reports, etc. as per the project requirements
  • Assist in the preparation, design and field-testing of survey instruments
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with national, state and lower-level government officials and other potential partners (academics, policy organizations, NGOs, etc.) as requested
  • Effectively communicate all field experience and support in writing all reports related to the assigned projects
  • Provide appropriate inputs for project management (budgets, reports, etc.) and for program monitoring and reporting to the coordinator

Key Skills:

  • Public policy, economic development, communications skills

Specific Activities:

  • To develop and implement appropriate structures and systems for survey and evaluation intervention, including development and oversight of field and quality control protocols; recruitment, training, and leading of field staff; and coordination with local partners

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