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Agriculture Transformation Specialist

  • Full Time
  •  On-Site - Lucknow
  • 8 months
  • Project posted on: 25/06/2024

Agriculture Transformation Specialist

  • Strategy and Business Development
  • Strategy development
  • Business planning processes
  • Business development

On-Site - Lucknow

Full Time

8 months

 25/06/2024

Assignment Details

Our client, a social-sector advisory firm, is looking to engage with a Agribusiness Specialist.
Key Responsibilities:
 Lead Transformation Efforts: Spearhead the large-scale transformation of
agriculture value chains focusing on Rice and Sugarcane. Target for adoption of
Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) practices across 250,000 hectares in Uttar Pradesh.
 Collaborate and Coordinate: Work closely with government bodies, private sector
players, and NGOs to drive agricultural transformation.
 Strategic Planning: Develop and implement concepts, project reports and feasibility analyses for transformation connecting with colleagues working on precision agriculture and irrigation development programs.
 Ground-Level Management: Manage ground-level teams for effective planning and
execution of pilots/ projects.
 Build Partnerships: Establish and nurture strong partnerships and networks with key stakeholders, including private players and farmer collectives.
 Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with farmers, collectives, and government
officials to ensure successful implementation of transformational initiatives.
 Data-Driven Approach: Utilize MS tools like PPT, Word, and Excel for reporting,
analysis, and presentation purposes.

Skills Required

Qualifications:
 Education: Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness Management, Agri
Marketing, or related fields from a reputed institute.
 Experience: 10+ years in agriculture transformation and agribusiness across different value chain in India. Preference will be given to work on rice and sugarcane system transformation
 Expertise: Sound understanding of agriculture, agribusinesses, agriculture
technologies, and agriculture value chains.
 Management Experience: Proven experience managing ground-level teams for
planning and execution of projects.
 Proven Track Record: Demonstrated expertise in partnerships and establishing
strong networks with private players.
 Government and NGO Interaction: Practical experience working with
governments, private players, and farmers/collectives, preferably in Uttar Pradesh.
 Languages: Proficiency in Hindi and English (speaking, reading, and writing).
 Technical Skills: Excellent in MS tools (PPT, Word, Excel)

About the Client

A social-sector advisory firm serving corporates, non-profits, development agencies, and governments working in developing markets.

Industry

Agri & Food Processing

Minimum Experience:

10+ years

Additional Skills:

  • transformation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Partnerships
  • Agriculture

No of open positions:

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