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Organization TECHNOSERVE

Job Title SENIOR PRACTICE LEADER

Reports to COUNTRY DIRECTOR

Location MUMBAI

Introduction

TechnoServe is a non-profit economic development firm focused for the last forty years on creating business solutions to poverty TechnoServe works closely with women and men in rural and urban areas of developing countries to build enterprises that generate income, create livelihood opportunities and fuel economic growth It has been active in India since June 2006 The team members are mostly from top tier organizations and have made a conscious decision to serve the poor with an aspiration to make a sustainable difference TechnoServe is headquartered in the United States and operates in 30 countries across Africa, Latin America and Asia

TechnoServe in India typically focuses on agricultural value chain development, social entrepreneurship and innovative partnership models to enhance livelihood opportunities for the poor The India operations have grown at an exponential pace over the past seven years and has to its credit some path-breaking work, executed across various states in India, including North East, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Karnataka etc

Mission

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries

Vision

To be the most effective catalyst and partner for transformative, on-the-ground, market-based solutions to poverty

For more details, please visit https//wwwtechnoserveorg/our-work/projects/tag/India

Reason for hire

TechnoServes India operations have been growing exponentially and to support its growth, the organization is looking to hire a Senior Practice leader to handle their program across gender, access to finance, and entrepreneurship - as well as agricultural value chains

As the organization grows in scale and scope, TechnoServe feels the need to further augment its senior team so as to be able to provide sufficient leadership support to program teams as well as lead development of the above practice areas

Roles & Responsibilities

- Leading strategy development for TechnoServe programs in various geographies and thematic areas

- Ensuring overall timeliness and quality of deliverables across TechnoServes portfolio of projects

- Ensuring robust monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for all projects reporting to this position

- Conducting gap analysis and leading program design for emerging opportunities

- Cultivating and supporting relationships with domestic and international donors and partners

Must Haves

- Post Graduation in Business, Agriculture or Rural Development

- 15 years of work experience with at least 5 years of Senior Management experience in organizations of repute with an exemplary track record of leadership in such organizations

- Experience of managing a wide range of stakeholders including senior functionaries in Corporate Sector, Governments, donors, bi-lateral/multi- lateral organizations such as ADB, World bank, DFID, USAID, IFC etc

- Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated ability to undertake field research synthesize data and lead problem solving and program design and strategy

- Outstanding interpersonal skills including above average excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate well at all level in the organization

- Prior experience of representing the organization at various forums

Highly Desirable

- Flexibility to travel extensively

- Strong exposure to inclusive business/consulting /social enterprise/impact investing organizations

- Experience of working with and intimate understanding of the functioning of multi-lateral organizations would be an added plus

Note

The roles and responsibilities outlined above are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employees skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

PLEASE NOTE Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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