International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) recruits Manager

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) invites application for the recruitment of Manager with M.Sc holders

Company name : International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Posts : Manager
Qualification : M.Sc
Salary : NA
No of Post : 01
Location : Andhra Pradesh
Last date to apply : 15.11.2014

Details of Post :


ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic and young Indian nationals for the position of Manager, COE in ICT Innovations for Agriculture. This position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters, near Greater Hyderabad, Telangana State, India. This position reports to the Global Leader, Knowledge Sharing and Innovation (KSI).

The Job:

        1. Manage all operational activities in the CoE in ICT Innovations for Agriculture Contribute to strengthen
        2. Critical Focus Area (CFA) – Knowledge Sharing and Innovations (KSI)
        3. Coordinate meetings of CoE in ICT Innovations for Agriculture and CFA- KSI
        4. Actively participate in ICT activities related to Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and One Agriculture One Science Initiative
        5. Assist CoE Director in preparing grant proposals, progress reports and publications
        6. Assist CoE Director in capacity development of national agricultural research system (NARS) in the framework of the CoE and CFA

Candidate Profile & Qualifications/Skills:

        1. Masters’ degree in agriculture or life science; any additional degree/ diploma in education or training will be plus
        2. Knowledge of ICTs including social media especially in context of agriculture
        3. Skills to plan and coordinate meetings, events and seminars
        4. Skills to supervise technical staff and students
        5. Ability to take necessary actions in tackling/ handling difficult situations
        6. Proficiency in written and spoken English language
        7. Experience in international organization will be an added advantage

Employment Conditions:

This is a position in the Scientific and Managerial Group (SMG) Cadre with an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. The position is initially for three years, and extendable depending on performance of the incumbent.

How to apply:

Please apply on-line latest by 15 November 2014, using the following link Click here,, with a letter of motivation, full Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted. ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in increasing the participation of women on its staff.

Important Dates to Remember:

Last date to apply: 15.11.2014

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