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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

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

Type of Job:
Coordination and Technical Support

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

Anywhere of Odisha

No. of Positions:
4 (Four)

Reporting to:
Regional Coordinator, Odisha Millets Mission (OMM)

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.

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 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.

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

How to Apply:
Interested people may apply through Google Form: 


Last Date to Apply:
5th May 2024

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

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 apply below

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