MSSRF Recruitment – Project Officer Vacancies – Last Date 20 Feb 2017

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)

Project Officer

Address:  Puthoorvayal, Meppadi, Wayanad, Kerala  673 577
Eligibility criteria ( योग्यता ) : The candidates possessing Doctorate/ post graduate degree in Agriculture /Forestry / Environmental Science /Botany/ Plantation Science / or any plant related disciplines from a Recognized University/Institute with working experience in the area of garden management and resource mobilization. Applicants with Management Experience in the field of reputed Botanic Gardens or any other ex-situ Conservation garden will be desirable. He/She should have excellent skills in communication and has to perform in the following three major areas of roles and responsibilities
Job responsibilities / description ( उत्तरदायित्व) :1. Strengthening of the present Garden 1. Coordinate with head of the Garden Programme in the preparation and implementation of MSSBG Business plan (responsible in taking tender procedures and implementation steps etc.) 2. Involve in the necessary research components on validation of Ethno-medicinal plant knowledge, which already documented by CABC; 3. Involve directly in developing an Ethno-medicinal Plant Garden; 2. Developing effective Management Plan for the Garden 1. Coordinate with the head of the Garden Programme to organise meetings that help to strengthen the research and outreach of the Garden 2. Understand the regulatory aspects of access and benefit sharing related to the genetic resources and traditional knowledge management; Botanical Garden management, Biodiversity Research, fee levying, income tax etc.. 3. Donor Relationship building 1. Identification of suitable donors from local, national and international arena; 2. Preparation of donor-specific communication materials; 3. Facilitation of meetings with donors/direct involvement in presentation of the proposals; 4. Organising Garden specific resource mobilization meetings; 5. Work in close collaboration with head of the Garden Programme implementation team in attracting and retaining donors;
Last date to apply for this job ( अंतिम तारीख ) : 20/02/2018
How to apply ( आवेदन कैसे करे ) : Application should include full biodata providing complete academic record from SSLC, stating areas of specialization, academic achievement, sample of publications, nature and duration of experience, full address and telephone number of two most recent employers, last pay drawn, names and addresses of two referees who have close familiarity with the professional strength and character of the candidate, current address, telephone and e-mail ID. Incomplete application will be rejected. Application must clearly indicate “Project Officer” with Job code. Please send application by email before the last date to: Head Community Agrobiodiversity Centre M S Swaminathan Research Foundation Puthoorvayal, Meppadi, Wayanad-673 577 Email: [email protected] Last Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

About M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)

“To enlist Science and Technology as Allies in the Movement for Sustainable Development” Prof.M.S.Swaminathan
The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) was established in 1988 as a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M. S. Swaminathan with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987. The Foundation aims to accelerate use of modern science for agricultural and rural development for development and dissemination of technology to improve lives and livelihoods of tribal and rural communities. MSSRF follows a pro-poor, pro-women and pro-nature approach and applies appropriate science and technology options to address practical problems faced by rural populations in agriculture, food and nutrition.
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