WASSAN, a national level resource support organisation, is promoting community centric development policies and programs for natural resource management and rain-fed agriculture, through various networks. WASSAN is functioning as Lead Technical Agency for Andhra Pradesh Drought Mitigation Project, Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming and other major development projects. These projects are funded by state governments, bilateral donors and Indian Donors. WASSAN is collaborating with large number of NGO partners and state government departments for executing these projects. These projects go beyond typical watershed development and other agricultural projects and have several innovative and challenging opportunities for solving the hackneyed problems of drought.
WASSAN intends to have inter-disciplinary development professionals (about 10 positions) for steering these development initiatives. Persons with minimum three years of relevant experience on drought mitigation, watershed management, rain-fed farming systems, training/ capacity building/ facilitation learning events; research and data analytics; institution development and marketing are requested to apply for these positions.
The positions are in Hyderabad and Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh). Proficiency in Telugu is very desirable. Good communications skills in English; high level of expertise on Microsoft Excel/ Word and other packages is essential, for all positions.
Name of the Position (No of Positions)
Required Education Qualifications/
Required Experiences/ Expertise
Program Manager (1 NOs)
Post Graduate in Management/ Agriculture/ Engineering
4 to 5 yrs experience in drought proofing/ water resources/ agriculture/ watershed management. Proficiency in Telugu is essential.
Process Monitoring/ Project Monitoring (2 Nos)
Post Graduate in Social Work; Planning; Management; Economics
Minimum three years of experience in development projects; expertize on participatory methods; facilitation skills; documentation; project monitoring. Proficiency in Telugu is essential.
Program Officer (Capacity Building) (2 Nos)
Post Graduate in any relevant discipline – preferably Management/ Economics/ Social Work/ Development Studies
Minimum three years of experience in facilitating/ organizing/ anchoring learning programs; expertize on participatory methods; facilitation skills; development of modules; documentation of good practices, etc. Proficiency in Telugu is essential.
Program Officer (Data Analytics) (1 Nos)
Post Graduate in Economics/ Statistics/ Management/ Agricultural Economics
Minimum 3 years of experience in research/ data analysis and presentations; documentation and policy analysis.
Program Officers (IT Applications) (1 Nos)
Graduate/ Post Graduate in Computer Science/ IT Applications
Relevant experience in conceptualizing; designing and managing various IT applications in development sector
Program Officer (Development Communications) (2 Nos)
Post Graduate in Development Communications; Journalism/ Mass Communication
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Web/ Social Media based Communications; anchoring communication campaigns; managing and developing content for web pages; good documentation skills in English/ Telugu (Desirable),
Program Officer (Livestock)
Master of Veterinary Sciences / Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences
At least one year of experience is desirable. Ability to speak in Hindi is essential.
Interested candidates (men and women) are requested to apply to firstname.lastname@example.org for these positions at the following link: Apply Here
Last Date for applying: 15 Apr 2018. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview. Selected candidates are expected to join WASSAN by 1st May 2018.