MSSRF Agro Biodiversuty Project Officer Job Opening ~ helpBIOTECH

26 December 2017

MSSRF Agro Biodiversuty Project Officer Job Opening

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) invites Applications for the Post of ‘Project Officer’ under the M S Swaminathan Botanic Garden 
Job Code: 
Job Description: 
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; 
Qualification and Experience: 
The candidates possessing Doctorate/ post graduate degree in Botany/ Plantation Science /Environmental 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
Long term possibilities with one year to start with
Mode of Application: 
By Post or E-Mail
Mode of Application : 
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:
Community Agrobiodiversity Centre
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation
Puthoorvayal, Meppadi, Wayanad-673 577


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