Avis de recrutement : Institut International de Recherche sur les Cultures des Zones Tropicales Semi-Arides (ICRISAT) recrute un(e) Directeur(trice) associé(e) en gestion de projets, Inde.






About the role:

Co-designing and managing the project operations, implementing value chain development/strengthening projects, closely collaborating with key project stakeholders, fostering local partners for project sustainability, and assuring delivery of deliverables and product scale-up activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute towards proposal development and plan for its execution;
  • Ensure the appropriate completion of the assignment project(s), monitor its progress, and update the principal investigator on the need to amend the intervention plan;
  • Compile, monitor, and evaluate data from project-related interventions;
  • Facilitate training programmes and capacity building workshops for project beneficiaries and stakeholders;
  • Coordinate with project stakeholders (internal: ICRISAT scientists, and external;
  • Farmers, Service providers, Government Agencies/ Officials, and others) for better project execution;
  • Design standard operating procedures for SMEs;
  • Facilitate new alliances with a focus on the persistence of project interventions beyond completion;
  • Draft reports and presentations on project status for PI and donor for review meetings;
  • Review outputs and deliverables in accordance with the PI’s instructions and make that project outputs are met on schedule and in accordance with stated objectives;
  • Ensure the timely and effective use of project resources.


  • Knowledge of setting up small and medium primary and secondary processing units;
  • Expertise in facilitating licenses for the processing units;
  • Experience in handling MS Office package;
  • Conversant in English & Hindi languages.


  • Minimum of 15-20 years’ experience with a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a background in agriculture or a closely connected field.
  • Experience in the Project Management & operations, marketing and sales roles in the agricultural and agribusiness sectors, with understanding of the institutions and networks within those sectors.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 04 February 2023, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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