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Call for Application_ Agri Engineer

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  • Post Date : 2022-03-22
  • Apply Before : 2022-03-29
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Job Description

Heifer Project international Nepal (HPIN) is a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for earth by providing livestock, education, and other resources to help poor families become self-reliant.

HPIN has assisted more than 250,000 smallholder farmers to organize into 227 cooperatives across Nepal. These cooperatives together can become a strong force of socio-economic transformation for their communities. These cooperatives are practicing collective marketing of live goats, milk, vegetables, local poultry and other agricultural commodities via cooperatives to maximize profit of their members. They are in the infant stage in the use of Agi-machinery for mechanization of agriculture and mostly depends on human and animal power for its operation which has resulted in high labor demand increasing the cost of production. The high rate of migration of youth towards the foreign country for employment opportunities has created a shortage of human labor in the country. Thus, HPIN has envisioned to support in Agri-mechanization through its working co-operative.

HPIN invites application from eligible Nepali citizens for the following position:

Position: Agri Engineer – 1

Type of Contract: Consultant Full Time

Station: Country Office, Hattiban, Lalitpur with frequent field visit

Term: 6 Months

Major Roles and Responsibility:

  • Lead the planning, scheduling, procurement, and distribution of agri-machinery.
  • Work closely with the procurement and program team to comply with organizations policies and procedures.
  • Market survey of different Agri machinery (Power tiller, Mini Tiller, Thresher-wheat/rice, Corn sheller, Harvester- rice, Chaff Cutter) with their detail specification and price. Develop a roster of Agri machinery suppliers. Recommend agri machinery based on the specification, quality, geographic location as per farmers preference.
  • Coordinate with project holders, cooperatives, User Committee and vendors for identification, selection, and procurement of necessary agri-machinery.
  • Ensure that project holders, cooperatives and user committees maintain adequate documents regarding the procurement process. Support for documentation of necessary templates, forms, agreement as necessary.
  • Ensure that high quality of items is procured in a transparent and timely manner.
  • Coordinate with selected suppliers for holding orientation meetings with farmers/cooperatives regarding efficient usage of Agri-machinery
  • Coordinate for timely delivery of procured equipment.
  • Prepare periodic reports, updates of the assignment.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s in Agriculture engineering. Additional MBA degree is preferred.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant working experience in field of agri- mechanization. Project Management experience is an added advantage.

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Interested experienced individual from same field is requested to submit application along with the following documents mentioning email subject line “Application for Agri Engineer Consultant” through email to: [email protected]

  • Application Letter
  • Updated CV
  • Expected monthly remuneration
  • Copy of VAT/PAN registration certificate
  • A copy of Nepali citizenship certificate

Deadline for submission of Application: 29th March 2022 before 5 PM.

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