Job Opportunity for Programme Specialist (Agriculture) at Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Sendhwa

Website Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Position: Programme Specialist (Agriculture)
Location : Sendhwa (Barwani), Madhya Pradesh
Education : : B.Sc. Agriculture/M.Sc Agriculture/Agriculture Engineering or PG Diploma in Rural Management/Development


Over 3 years experience of grass root agriculture extension work

Skills & Competencies required:

  • Strong practical and theoretical knowledge around sustainable agriculture, natural farming, horticulture, and forestry.
  • Knowledge around climate proofing intervention and watershed development
  • Competency in managing the project in totality and independently. Financial management of project would be needed.
  • Having field level project implementation experience in natural resources, and agriculture sectors.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Competent in dealing with Funding and Government agencies.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Understanding of monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

Job Profile:

  • Manage a large multi-location project activities on sustainable agriculture, watershed intervention, forestry, climate proofing intervention and clean energy.
  • Project planning, technical input in agriculture intervention, cost-estimates, implementation management, quality assurance, monitoring, reporting and government liaison
  • Preparing and submitting high quality project progress reports.
  • Piloting new approaches and technologies in Agriculture sector.
  • Substantial amount of time is expected to be spent in the field to manage agriculture and NRM programs.
  • Project financial/budget planning and progress analysis, variance report  
  • Travel to field locations for monitoring and supervision
  • Any other task assigned by AKRSP (I) management.

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