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Position : Program Manager (Agriculture Management Resource Group – AMRG)

Online Applications are invited for Program Manager-  AMRG (Agriculture Management Resource Group)

JOB DESCRIPTION :

Job Details

Designation

Programme Manager (Agriculture Management Resource Group – AMRG)

Job Code: AMRG, PM

No. of Posts: 1

Department / Wing

Knowledge & Research Division

Reports to

Director

Purpose of the Job

  • To Promote knowledge development as per CGG's operational business processes and action plans
  • To provide project execution level support to the Resource Group activities in Agriculture, Rural Development, Agri-Business, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture Extension, and allied sectors.

Position Objectives

  • Understand the Agriculture and Rural Development landscape and scout for projects such as process evaluations, impact evaluations etc in in Agriculture, Rural Development, Agri-Business, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture Extension, and allied sectors/departments
  • Understand government department/client requirements and prepare project proposals on a proactive basis
  • Responsible for networking and regular liaison with leading international and national projects and agencies engaged inAgriculture and Rural development and related areas.
  • To execute project activities such as designing of survey tools/questionnaires, conducting secondary research, collecting primary data through field visits, orienting and monitoring field teams, systemic data collation, data analysis & interpretation, draft and final report preparation, presentation to client and other stakeholders, etc. as per the project plans and schedules  
  • Work with other team members in achieving organization’s objectives
  • The PM will assist and contribute to all aspects of the Agriculture and Rural Development sectors and new business development activities. She or he will take initiatives to procure projects and responsibility for supervision of staff engaged on specific sections of a project.

 

Critical Functions of the Job

Business Development, Project Execution, Research &Report Writing and Publications and internal organization support

Job Profile

Minimum Education Required

Minimum Experience Required

Essential

Post-Graduation in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Extension or Agri-Business or Agriculture Marketing or any other agriculture , Rural Development and Food processing related discipline

Desirable

  • Work Experience in a Government Projects
  • Knowledge inapplication of Statistical tools
  • Be IT literate, including competency in Microsoft Office

 

Over10 years and above of overall experience in Consulting / PolicyResearch with at least 6 years of experience to understand research/Consultancy from reputed organization projects.

She or he should have expertise in at least two of the following areas:

  • Agriculture Economics
  • Agri-Business and Marketing
  • Rural Development
  • Evidence-based policy design in agriculture and rural development sectors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

1.To contribute to the preparation of the Annual Action Plans of the Resource Group

2. To participate in the Business Development activities such as  –

  • Liaison with key officials of the government departments and prospective organizations by submitting proposals on proactive basis
  • Preparing or contributing to the preparation of concept notes, Expressions of Interest (EOIs), Request for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Planning and implementing the Business Development (BD) activities as finalized by the superior officers of the Resource Group
  • Updating the superior officers of the Resource Group on the progress of the BD activities assigned / planned
  1. Participate in business development by managing and winning proposals from international and national agencies and UN, World Bank aid–funded tenders
  2. Contribute innovative approaches and methodologies to proposals and programmes
  3. To contribute to the preparation of project plans and schedules for the projects assigned
  4. To execute project activities such as designing of survey tools/questionnaires, conducting secondary research, collecting primary data through field visits, orienting and monitoring field teams, systemic data collation, data analysis & interpretation, draft and final report preparation, presentation to client and other stakeholders, etc. as per the project plans and schedules
  5. To give inputs and guidance to the subordinate officers executing projects / assigned activities
  6. To sort out any issues emerging during the implementation of the projects and escalate the same, in case they need intervention of the superior officers
  7. To participate in Monthly Reviews / Milestone Reviews to update the superior officers of the Resource Group on the status of assigned activities
  8. To interact regularly with the clients and realize payments, as per the agreed upon Schedules of Payments
  9. To prepare appropriate knowledge resources such as project case studies, project data sheets, updated CVs of the Resource Group etc., on closure of the projects
  10. To assist the superior officers of the Resource Group in identifying renowned organizations / consultants, working in the focus areas of the Resource Group
  11. To participate in the publication activities of the Resource Group, such as research studies, case studies, paper presentations and publications
  12. To take care of required correspondence with the clients, prospecting organizations etc. and maintain related files
  13. To offer required support to the internal CGG Developmental Activities
  14. To work with other team members in achieving organization objectives

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to discharge responsibility by the superiors from time to time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Date to apply: 31st August 2022, 5.00 PM

Apply now: https://www.careers.cgg.gov.in/apply.do

Note: Candidates applied 6 months back are not applicable.

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