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Posting Title:Technical Assistant
Job Location: Pusa (Bihar), India
Skill Required: Monitoring And Evaluation,
Preferred Experience: 02-05 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 10th Sep, 2022

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Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, and self-motivated professional with excellent organizational and people skills for the position of Technical Assistant.

The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition, and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia, which is home to more than 300 million undernourished people. BISA is a collaborative effort involving CIMMYT and the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR).

The position will be based in Pusa (Bihar).

Specific duties:
  • Technical Assistant support in the execution of farmers’ participatory and on-station demonstrations /research trials on climate resilient agricultural practices.
  • Technical Assistant monitoring day-to-day field activities (irrigation, fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide, etc.) and data collection of the farmer’s participatory /research trials.
  • Technical Assistant maintenance of inventory of inputs, machinery, and other services provided by the project to the farmers and collaborators in standard BISA-CIMMYT format.
  • Other activities related to project operations as assigned by the supervisor.
Required academic qualifications, skills, and attitudes:
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture with 2 years relevant experience or Class 12th (in Agriculture or Science) with more than 5 years practical field experience in agriculture.
  • Proper knowledge of crop management practices and agriculture machinery.
  • Good knowledge of the local language (Hindi) and working knowledge of English.
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Teamwork, Conflict Resolving, Client Orientation, and Creative Thinking.

The position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 1 year, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT-BISA offers an attractive remuneration package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.



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