Job Type : Full Time
Hiring Process : Written-test
ICRISAT - Job Details
ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician for AVRDC to be based in Karnataka. www.fresherworld.com
Requirements: Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture and at least 2 years experience in commercial horticulture. Experience in working on vegetable crops and marketing will be highly regarded.
General: The position is for three years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the Institute's continuing need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.
Responsibilities: Collect and maintain data on indicators in the projects consolidated action plan for use in technical project reports and publications;Provide technical assistance in disseminating and promoting good practices and lessons learned,from various project activities;Help organize and coordinate trainings to build up and strengthen the capacity of local partners in,carrying out research and extension activities for vegetable growers,Assist in developing training and extension materials and programs in coordination with project team members,Assist preparing progress reports, technical papers, and presentations for meetings and annual reports as needed for donors, project beneficiaries, and team members, Provide project administrative support such as procurement, payments and maintaining accounts in accordance with AVRDCs policies and regulations
Competencies: A good working knowledge of vegetable cultivation in Karnataka and knowledge of the markets and the players in the market;Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Kannada; Proficiency in the use of various software applications (MS Word, MS Excel, ) and exposure to handling variety evaluation trials,Energetic and enthusiastic personality with an urge to improve agricultural systems