Job Opportunity for FPO – Manager at Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Muzaffarpur

Website Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Position: FPO – Manager
Location : Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Education : B.Sc. Agriculture, MBA-Rural Management/Development, Agribusiness, & Allied Technical Qualification
Experience: Min 3 -5 years experience in development sector particularly one year experience in FPO/Community Institutions

Skills & Competencies required:

  • In depth Understanding of FPO and related aspects
  • In depth understanding of monitoring, evaluations and reporting functions especially in context of FPO
  • Good training and Facilitation Skills
  • Good Liasion Skill
  • Marketing Skills
  • Experience in Agriculture , Marketing , FPO and Capacity Building
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English & Hindi

Job Profile:

  • Lead and Manage Selection, monitoring and evaluation of new and existing FPO
  • Generating awareness, mobilizing women farmers, organizing and incorporating the FPO
  • Creating business for the farmers Producers Company and managing it successfully and profitably
  • Providing support for the functioning of the FPO as per the guidelines of the producer company
  • Develop Business development plan and detailed road map of FPOs
  • Mobilizing resources for the Producer Company & Implement the same
  • Ensure an Increase in top- line (Business turnover) and bottom line (Net profit) of the company
  • Facilitating and strengthening of FPO and Its operation
  • Building linkages with stakeholders relevant for FPO ecosystem (Banks/NABARD/ SFAC/District and Block Line departments)
  • Documenting of Progress & Presenting in relevant forums 
  • Establishing system and processes for updating MIS and accounts, statutory audits and finance management
  • Facilitating processes and develop systems for regular board meetings, statutory compliances and other governance procedures duly following the best practices
  • Setting systems for input procurement and distribution, output aggregation, and training farmers on primary processing such as grading, sorting & Packaging
  • Ensuring timely collection of programme data and maintain of MIS.
  • Preparation of quarterly/half yearly/annual reports of CBBO Project.
  • Ensuring maintain of all documentation related to the CBBO Project.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be deemed necessary for the role

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