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WASSAN (Watershed Support Services and Activities Network), Hyderabad since 1999. WASSAN is a network-based organisation focusing on improving the quality of mainstream programs in natural resources management and livelihoods. It engages actively in policy advocacy initiatives at state and national level mainly related to rainfed agriculture. It also provides field level support services to a large number of watershed development and other programs implemented by the civil society in partnership with communities. Currently WASSAN has around 300 employees spread in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha and Jharkhand.

Interested candidate may apply. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the job at any stage as per its convenience. Advertisement does not mean recruitment.

District Programme Coordinator

Location:
Odisha

 

Programme:
Special programme for promotion of millets in Odisha, (Odisha Millets Mission)

 

No. of Positions:
14 (Fourteen)

 

Type of Job:
Coordination and Technical Support

 

Role:
Coordinating with District Administration, CDAO cum PD ATMA, Line Departments, NGOs and FPOs

 

Locations:
Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Deogarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Puri, Sambalpur, Subarnapur

 

Reporting to:
Regional Coordinator, Odisha Millets Mission

 

Period of Contract:
Contract will be for a period of 2 years after initial probation period of 6 months, can be extended subject to satisfactory performance and project period extension.

 

Salary:
Annual salary of Rs.4.2 Lakh to Rs.4.8 Lakh (CTC) based on experience

 

Job Description:
1. Coordinate with NGOs, Community based organisations and government officials of Agriculture and other line departments in the assigned district.

2. Support NGOs and CBOs on millet production, processing, consumption, institution building and marketing.

3. Ensure training, meeting, workshop organisation, programme management, monitor project activities and regular handholding support to stakeholders.

4. Responsible for daily in project management – both organizational and substantive matters – budgeting, planning and general monitoring, feedback of the project.

5. Work in coordination with all district OMM team, Clerk-cum-Accountant, thematic experts and Regional Coordinators under the programme.

6. Responsible for facilitating periodical planning, reviews of the program with stakeholders concerned.

7. Responsible for reporting on project progress vis-à-vis indicators in the log-frame to District Administration, ATMA at District Level and SPMU at State Level.

Desired Candidate Profile:
1. Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Science or Master’s Degree in Agriculture Science or Rural Development or Social Work or Economics

2. Candidate must have at least 3 years of field experience in implementing or supervising rainfed agriculture, natural farming, and organic agriculture programmes. Experience of working on millets would be an advantage.

3. Candidate must have experience of working with Government Departments and NGOs.

4. Candidate should be self-driven in bringing in new ideas/ innovations with available resources and should have problem solving abilities. Experience of leading a team will be an added advantage.

5. Candidate must be well versed with Ms Office and Google web applications. Knowledge of Gantt charts, preparing and managing monitoring system, and basic knowledge in budgeting and accounts will be an additional advantage.

6. Candidate will be stationed in the district and has to travel extensively for field visits and will be willing to travel to Bhubaneswar and out site state as per programme requirements.

7. Candidate should have his/her own bike for commuting and possess a valid driving license.


Languages:
Excellent writing and speaking skills in English and speaking efficiency in Odiya is a must.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates may apply through Google Form: https://forms.gle/AbEmu1MJXiQpDJeq7


Last date to Apply:
7th February 2023


More information about the project can be found at www.milletsodisha.com and www.wassan.org. WASSAN is believing in equal employment opportunity and strongly encourages women to apply. WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the advertisement at any point in time without any further notice or explanation.

Clerk cum Accountant at District level

Type of Job:
Clerical, Project Accounts & finance, and MIS Management

 

 

Locations:
District Headquarters (Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Deogarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Puri, Sambalpur, Subarnapur)

 

Reporting to:
Regional Coordinator, OMM and CDAO-cum PD ATMA

 

No of positions:
11 (Eleven)

 

Age limit:
25-45 year

 

Period of Contract:
Contract will be for a period of 2 years after initial probation period of 6 months, can be extended subject to satisfactory performance and project period extension.

 

Programme:
In Odisha, WASSAN is responsible as Programme Secretariat for “Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Odisha (Odisha Millets Mission)”, a flagship programme of Dept. of Agriculture and Farmer Empowerment, Govt. of Odisha.

 

Job Description:
• Coordinate and orient NGO and FPO team on the financial compliances and norms.

• Coordinate and manage data for the project at district level.

• Support district OMM team in the data management (both program and finance).

• Manage accounts related work of project at district level of Odisha Millet Mission.

• Verify the MPRs of NGOs and FPOs involved in the project.

• Supports internal audit of NGO and FPOs under OMM and compliance sharing with stakeholders.

• Work in coordination with District Programme Coordinator/s under OMM and report to Regional Coordinator, OMM and CDAO-cum-PD ATMA

• Prepare Monthly Project Report/ Quarterly Project Report/ Annual Project Reports and any other financial reports desired for the programme.

Desired Candidate Profile:
• Be very energetic and must be willing to work extra hours and on holidays.

• Excellent communication skills in Odiya and English

• Efficient working on team

• Have knowledge of Tally 9.0 and other accounting software.

• Have experience of handling audits of projects, preparing balance sheets, so on so forth.

• Have experience in data management for the project.

• Have good report writing skills in English and Odia.

• Have good computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PPT, Google Spreadsheet etc.

• Not have any complaints against him by Government, Civil Society, Community organizations or Private agencies.

• Should be very motivated and be a team player. Should be willing to flexible with location and work timings.

• Should be willing to learn concepts and become skilled to meet the organizational needs.


Desired Qualification:
• Master’s in Commerce/ Finance/ MBA in Finance or equivalent degree and at least 2 years of experience in similar development programs.

• Bachelor’s in commerce/ Accounts/ Finance with 5 years of experience in similar programme.

 

Salary:
4.2 Lakh per Annum CTC. Deductions shall be applicable as per the organization’s norms and tax laws of the country.

 

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may apply through Google form: https://forms.gle/j2fNnAgEYTnhGWXh6

 

Last Date to Apply:
7th February 2023


More information about the project can be found at www.milletsodisha.com and www.wassan.org
WASSAN is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply. WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the advertisement at any point in time without any further notice or explanation.

Programme Officer (WSHGs / Enterprise Development)

Project:
Odisha Millets Mission

 

No. of Positions:
1 (One)

 

Location:
Bhubaneswar

 

Reporting to:
Regional Coordinator/ Thematic Lead

 

Period of Contract:
Contract will be for a period of 2 years after initial probation period of 6 months, can be extended subject to satisfactory performance and project period extension.

 

Salary:
50K per month

 

Job Description:
1. Coordinate with WSHGs, NGOs, other CBOs, WASSAN team, and government officials of Agriculture and other line departments

2. Support WSHGs on millets-based food enterprise, processing enterprise, consumption, institution building and marketing.

3. Work towards developing linkages for market, financial, technical, etc.

4. Coordinate with different partners, collaborators, donors, to strengthen WSHGs

5. Ensure training, reviews, meeting, workshop organisation, programme management, monitor project activities and regular handholding support to WSHGs.

6. Prepare reference/reading materials, modules/manuals/posters, IEC materials, videos, articles, etc.

7. Develop M&E plan including preparation of consolidated progress reports and regularly update all the MIS Database

8. Document business plans, DPRs, market plans, successful stories and disseminate through different channels and platforms etc. for the WSHGs

9. Regular field visits to different project locations and conduct regular monitoring/ review meetings with WSHGs and to ensure effective implementation.

10. Represent WASSAN in different forums/workshops/seminars/conferences related to WSHGs activities

Desired Candidate Profile:
1. Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Master’s Degree in Agriculture or Rural Development/Management or Social Work or Economics

2. Candidates must have at least 5 years of field experience in implementing or supervising with minimum 02 years of experience working with WSHGs. Experience of working on millets would be an advantage.

3. Candidate must have experience of working with Government Departments and NGOs.

4. Candidate must be well versed with MS Office and Google web applications. Basic knowledge in budgeting and accounts will be an additional advantage.

5. Ability to work independently to achieve performance objectives and deliverables; & Work in a team and promote team spirit and culture

6. Candidate should have his/her own bike for commuting and possess a valid driving license.

7. Strong oral and written communication / negotiation skills in Odia (highly preferable), English, and Hindi

 

Languages:
Excellent reading, writing and speaking skills in Odia and speaking & writing efficiency in English is a must.

 

How to Apply:
Interested People may apply through Google Form: https://forms.gle/mpx6Hy32mKZuhVePA

 

Last date to Apply:
15th February 2023

 

More information about the project can be found at www.wassan.org and www.milletsodisha.com.

WASSAN believes in equal employment opportunity and strongly encourages women to apply. WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the advertisement at any point in time without any further notice or explanation.

Consultant (Branding cum Product Quality)

Location:
Bhubaneswar

 

Position:
01 (One)

 

Period of Contract:
The contract will be for a period of 1 year, renewable for another year subject to satisfactory performance and project period extension. The engagement can be cancelled / terminated for any non-performance in duties, misconduct or without assigning any reason thereof.

 

The project aims to brings Millets from Farms to Plates benefitting the farmers to grow better crops and receive just and efficient prices. The enterprises are set up through Self Help Groups that add to the value chain of the products. The idea of extending the goodness of millets and to increase access to the customers a fair representation is required. A model that brings the goodness of millets in the market in competition with big and trending brands and effective productization that meets the demand of the people in the space. To ideate and take the products developed by SHGs in that direction there is a requirement of a Manager in Product Developer and Brand Management

 

Job Description:
1. Ideation of new products and packing designs for local, high value and export markets.
2. Development of strategies for brand identification.
3. Planning, Coordination and Management of the existing products in refurbished manner.
4. Regular field visits and monitoring of the SHGs help them to establish the standards to meet FICCI/other statutory norms.
5. Overseeing Capacity Building and CB Management marketing and enterprise team on brand and quality management.
6. Supporting and Handholding of legal compliances for millet outlets for their products.
7. Collection of Report on WSHG engaged under OMM (Processing and Value addition)
8. Liaisioning with IIP team and other stakeholders for standardizing packaging of the existing products and establishing/improving the packaging units of the WSHG under Odisha Millets Mission.
9. Coordination with all the concerned stakeholders for product profiling etc.

Desired Profile of the Candidate:
1. Should have full-time Master’s in Product Development and Management Course/Branding/Quality Management/Management/Relevant degree.
2. Should have at least 3 years of total experience and a minimum of 2 years of experience in agriculture products and marketing. Brand establishment during the previous experience is an added advantage.
3. Should have demonstrable experience of product development and portfolio.
4. Should have knowledge of Self-Help Groups and Farmer Producer Organization
5. Should have a good understanding of food product development and building a marketable brand around it.
6. Should possess strong presentation and articulation skills (both verbal and written). The ability to speak fluently in English and Hindi is a must. Knowledge of Oriya will be an added advantage.
7. Should be willing to work out of Bhubaneswar or any other regional location.
8. Should be willing to work as per the Odisha holiday calendar. Should be willing to work on holidays and long hours as per the requirement of the project.
9. Should be very motivated and be a team player. Should be willing to be flexible with location and work timings. Has strong interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and has experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.
10. Should be willing to learn concepts and become skilled to meet organizational needs.

 

Salary:
As per competitive Market standards.

 

How to Apply:
Interested candidates must apply using Google Form https://forms.gle/rmTEtvvdBiPMZnY86

 

Last Date for application:
5th February 2023

 

WASSAN is an equal-opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply. 

 

WASSAN retains the right to withdraw the advertisement at any point in time without any further notice or explanation.

Opportunities with Partners / Networks

We offer internships throughout the year. Interns are not provided any remuneration, food or accommodation. But, they will be equipped with professional skills and provided with a certificate upon successful completion of the internship.

“To new perspectives”

 

Interning at WASSAN will offer you fresh perspectives you never knew you needed.

 

WASSAN is operated by a stellar team of practitioners who can help you receive hands-on learning in your chosen field.

 

Besides, an internship will help you understand how the non-profit ecosystem works and develop leadership abilities. With WASSAN being a well-recognised organisation among reputed educational institutions and corporations, an internship certificate from us will prove to be valuable on your resume.

Thank you for your inquiry about employment opportunities at WASSAN.

 

Currently, we don’t have any open positions, but if you are interested in possible future opportunities, please send your CV to careers@wassan.org

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