Sr. Officer (Agriculture) 518 views3 applications

Watershed Organisation Trust

Specialization with Essential criteria Required :

    • Agricultural related specialization (PreferablySoil Science, Agronomy, Agrometeorology, Entomology) with prior experience in development sector with knowledge of crop modelling tools is preferable. Well versed with MS office is essential.
    • Good communication skills in English must.
    • Knowledge of local language (Marathi & Hindi).


Job Description :

  • Provide overall thematic leadership and guidance on agriculture and allied activities to different project teams
  • Field visits to project implementation areas
  • Involve and assist in implementation of agriculture related projects and monitoring of the same
  • Providing active technical support to various agriculture and allied activities and responding to queries of the farmers/ project team being undertaken in different districts
  • Assist in preparation of weather based advisories and POPs (Package of Practices) for different crops
  • Assist in data collection and analysis of various agricultural Interventions studies
  • Liaison with government functionaries, government departments,Universities and KVKs
  • Technical support and guidance to staff, identified farmers, SHG groups, village development committees as and when required on production systems, crop insurance, crop advisory, micro-irrigation, animal husbandry and organic cultivation
  • Preparation of crop calendar for all crops grown in the project villages covering all the season i.e. Kharif, Rabi and Zaid
  • Support the conduct of trainings & development manuals
  • Prepare presentations and reports, produce written outputs of the implementation work and research outcomes
  • Document the best practices and maintaining data base
  • Contribute to the research on agriculture component
  • Perform any other team responsibilities / duties as assigned from time to timeArea of Work: Agriculture
    State/RRC: Pune, Maharashtra


    Experience Required : 4 – 7 Years
    Desired Qualifications : M.Sc. & Ph.D.

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