The candidate must have consulting experience and also digital financial service experience, preferably in multiple countries. The preferred candidate will have a substantial problem-solving ability, self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the ability.
Essential Skills The Senior Agriculture Specialist will support in business development, concept note development, building client relationships, delivery of projects, team management, coaching and mentoring and other responsibilities. Description Responsibilities The Senior Agriculture Specialist will support in business development, concept note development, building client relationships, delivery of projects, team management, coaching and mentoring and other responsibilities. He/she will be responsible for Leading business development in agriculture sector management consulting. Generating business through a mix of small and large projects. Apart from generating business individually, will also be responsible for generating leads for large projects and to support Associate Directors and others senior team members, to jointly collaborate on large proposals and play an instrumental role in winning them. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the agriculture sector in India, and solution areas to improve the well-being of farmers and landless labor. Qualifications and Competencies Academic / professional qualifications: Masters in Management from IIMs, with a specialization in agrisciences. And with an undergraduate / postgraduate degree in Agri sciences Experience: 8 to 15 years, with at least 5 years consulting experience in the agriculture sector. Skills and Competencies Proven experience in business development and management consulting in the agriculture sector in India. Proven track record of business development, particularly with large donors, multilateral institutions, and other funders, with high budgets and regular funding of Agri sector projects in India. Relationships at senior levels at the center/state ministries of agriculture (and associated departments, such as animal husbandry and dairy). Relationships with clients and donors with regular budgets and grants for agriculture-related consultancy and technical assistance work. Proven track record in the delivery of small, mid-sized and large management consulting projects. Delivery management experience will include technical aspects, people aspects and team management, client management aspects, project management, risk management, contract management, project administration and so on. Proven track record of managing a team of senior consultants with experience ranging from 2 to 10 years. Proven track record in client and stakeholder management as part of the execution of consulting projects. Highly creative and imaginative. Excellent communication (oral and written) skills. Candidates may submit their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org keeping Job title 'Ref.:- Senior Agriculture Specialist' in Subject line. The last date for submitting your CV is May 5th, 2018. Please do note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted