Assistant Field Technician – ICRISAT Development Centre
ICRISAT seeks an application from Indian nationals, for the position of ‘Transport Assistant – ICRISAT Development Centre’’ to support activities of Global Research Program on Resilient Farm and Food Systems (GRP-RF&FS) on natural resource management. There is a requirement of 1 position where the incumbents will be based at Patancheru.
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.
ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit – www.icrisat.org
· Need-based driving support to RPD RFFS and staff of the RFFS program
· Support in securing items received from purchase on a regular basis
· Logistic support while meetings are going on.
· Regular cleaning of the office, furniture, etc.
· Any other duties as may be necessary and required by the Program Director, RFFS
· Candidates should be passed 12th standard
· Have good driving skills with a heavy vehicle license.
This is a contractual position for a period of 36 months.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 16 August 2022, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short listed candidates will be contacted.
ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer