IRRAD invites applications for Project Officer, Agriculture, Nagina, Mewat (Haryana) – Apply by January 25, 2012

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The Institute of Rural Research & Development (IRRAD) is an initiative of the S M Sehgal Foundation and is one of the leading non-profit organizations working in the area of rural development. It envisions rural people across India motivated and empowered to make their lives more secure and prosperous. IRRAD designs, tests and replicates scalable community-based models for rural development in the areas of water management, agriculture, sanitation, governance and education. It also builds capacities of communities and community-based institutions to enable them to undertake their own development. These initiatives are transformed into action through IRRAD’s four centers: Natural Resource Management, Policy, Governance & Advocacy, Capacity Building and Rural Research.Job Description:
The role of the Project Officer is to plan, execute, and monitor project interventions according to Project objectives and guidelines. This includes formation of farmers groups, on and off farm training, conducting field demonstrations, data collection and intensive follow up with the farmers.


  • University degree or college diploma in agriculture  
  • Minimum 1-2 years field work experience in agriculture development projects
  • Basic understanding of community mobilization process    
  • Basic familiarity with computers
  • Ability to stay, work and travel in rural areas 
  • Experience of working in closed, socio-economically backward region   
  • Ability to convey useful information and effective communication  with the farming community

Rs 15000/- plus travel allowance/mobile as per organization’s policy. IRRAD fosters social equity. Therefore, candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Those with required background and qualifications may submit their resume to below mentioned email address with the Subject line- “Application-Project Officer, Agriculture”

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Last date to apply: January 25, 2012

Contact details:
Plot No.34,
Sector 44,
Institutional Area
Haryana - 122002
Phone: +91-124-4744100

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