India: Project Manager, Seeds of Prosperity Tea Program, New Delhi India

Organization: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Country: India
Closing date: 15 Mar 2017

GAIN is looking for a well-seasoned Project Manager to support implementing GAIN’s activities under the Seeds of Prosperity Program, funded by Unilever, The Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH and the Dutch government. The Seeds of Prosperity aims to improve the nutritional status of cash crop farmer families, both smallholders and estate workers, by improving dietary diversity, supplemental food sources and handwashing.

The Project Manager will provide day-to-day project management with oversight of the partners (Solidaridad, CMS), on-going engagement with our project collaborators and key industry and government stakeholders. The Project Manager will work closely within the GAIN India team, and with key departments in GAIN headquarters for the smooth and coordinated implementation of the project.

Activities that the Project Manager will directly oversee includes working with tea companies to facilitate their nutrition programs, working with implementing agencies to ensure engagement and capacity building and consultants involved in the project.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience in project management, implementation, grantee oversight within international development. Strong teamwork and an interest in working in nutrition-related programs rounds up your profile. We are looking forward to hearing from you if you have strong stakeholder management and experience in donor related technical and financial reporting. An understanding of working with the private sector in particular the tea industry is a strong plus.

Please see the job description for a detailed breakdown of responsibilities and required experience for this post. Frequent travel (60%) to remote areas and to Assam is required.

This is a local position and we are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in India.

How to apply:

http://jobs.gainhealth.org/vacancies/353/RW/project_manager_seeds_of_prosperity_tea_program_contract…

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