Job Opportunity For Agricultural Field Officer- Re Farm At The Nudge Institute In Kalaburagi, Karnataka

Website The Nudge Institute

The position/ designation:
Agricultural Field Officer
*Contractual position for 2 years (1 year with 1 year of extension)
Join our dynamic team as an Agricultural Field Officer, where your passion for agriculture
meets the world of research, farmer engagement and on-ground implementation. If you
have a strong agricultural background, love working in the field, and excel at interacting
with farmers, this is the role for you.
Location of posting
Rural regions in Karnataka or Telangana, including districts in the respective States.
What will you do?
This is a purely field-based job and requires at least 18-20 days of field visits to different
blocks and villages without dependency on any agency/organization/ individual. The role
requires a high level of community engagement skills, especially with small and marginal
farmers in households. You will be the facilitator on the field and must demonstrate a high
level of empathy, integrity, flexibility, transparency, accountability and commitment. You
will report directly to the Agriculture Expert and related Project Officer.

You will be responsible for:
● Ensuring the day-by-day implementation of agricultural project activities and
follow up with the users regarding the progress of the activities.
● Conduct on-site data collection related to livelihood data, crop yields, farming
practices, and environmental conditions. Utilize digital tools and technologies to
gather, record, and analyze agricultural data.
● Conduct surveys and interviews with farmers to understand their needs,
challenges, and preferences.
● Providing guidance to farmers related to package of practices, good farming
practices, pest management practices, Organic and natural farming practices.
● Monitor and report on crop health, pest infestations, and other factors affecting
agricultural productivity.
● Providing customized technical support to the users throughout the project life
cycle, helping them to apply techniques promoted in the training, problem-solving
during the implementation.
● Organize training sessions and workshops for farmers on farming techniques,
sustainable practices, and project specific practices.
● Collaborate with local communities to understand their agricultural needs and
● Ensuring project activities are completed in a timely manner, with delivery of
quality outputs, and achievement of outcomes with maximum impact
● Performing any other tasks related to the project when assigned by the

Who are we looking for in this role?
● A Graduate BSc in Agriculture or Horticulture is a must, BSc Horticulture and
experience in regenerative or natural farming will be given preference.
● 2-3 years of work experience in agriculture, with a strong understanding of crop
management, soil health, and pest control.
● Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure and be solution-oriented
● In depth knowledge of Organic, natural farming practices.
● Good interpersonal skills and a high degree of self-discipline, commitment and
● Good knowledge of common computer programs, particularly MS Office. Proficient
in using digital tools for data collection and analysis.
● Able to work independently and with remote supervision.
● Knowledge of Kannada and/or Telugu is a must, and other local languages is

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