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Job Title:Coordinator, Livelihood and Rural Marketing
Job Location:Guwahati, Mizoram
No. of Positions:01
Employer:North East Livelihood Promotion Society
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Pay Scale:Rs. 30,000/-* per month
Last Date to Apply :24-02-2017

Project Name:
District Project Management Unit (DPMU) at Aizawl on contractual terms for North East Rural Livelihood Project NERLP)

- Should have Post Graduate degree from a recognized University / Institutions in Agricultural Economics / Rural Development Management / Agriculture Business or related discipline.
- For those serving in Central Govt / State Govt / PSUs/ Autonomous Bodies requisite experience will be judged.
- Knowledge on National Agricultural Commodity market will be an added qualification.
- Experience of working in the field of rural marketing and promotion of income generating activities for 3 years is essential. Preference will be given to those having experience in rigorous project preparation and management in an extremely aided project.
- Experience in designing community based income generating empowering projects will be highly rated.

Other essentials:
- Has to compulsorily travel frequently to the project areas which are rural and remote. Has to be prepared for frequent night halts in field.
- Ability to empathize with the rural poor & have lateral communication with them.
- Sensitivity towards cultural differences
- Basic Computer skills
- Should know local dialect often respective States

Job Responsibilities:
- Livelihood and Market Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the District team in designing sectoral plans for the development of Agriculture, Horticulture/ Forestry based and other non -farm based livelihood activities in which the poor can participate. A regular report & feedback in this regard will have to submitted to PM (L &RM)
- To identify, the major sources of existing and potential livelihood in which the rural population in the selected states are involved in large numbers and categorize these according to geographical / ecological clusters
- To identify$, major sub sectors/ commodities in each cluster of villages of the District where there is potential for growth and in which the project should intervene.
- To identify, institutional obstacles, social processes, vulnerabilities and risk impeding the poor from benefiting adequately from the existing livelihood system in the sub sectors
- To identify, infrastructure availability and institutional arrangement for input supply and output marketing for the sub sectoral activities.
- To identify critical intervention points in the value chain that need to be invested in for gaining more income for the poor from the sectors.
- To identify major players within and outside the region in the identified sub sectors who could contribute to the development of sub sectors in terms of technology, markets, finance and other inputs and explore possibilities of partnership with such players
- To estimate the unit cost of the critical intervention points in the chosen sub sectors/ ' commodities so as to enable investment planning within the proposed project.
- Any other task assigned by District Project Manager that would contribute to the realization of project objectives.

How to Apply:
Application in prescribed format (available at along with self attested copies of certificates, mark sheets and testimonials should reach the Office of the District Project Management Unit, North East Rural Livelihood Project, Thuampui, Below Helipad, Aizawl, Mizoram, Pincode-796001 (Phone:O389-2351335). The last date of receipt of application is 24-02-2017.
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