Indian Grameen Services (IGS) is looking for a development professional to work as Field Executive in a Regenerative Agriculture based Livelihoods Project at Mangalajodi in Khordha district of Odisha. 

About the Organisation

Indian Grameen Services (IGS) is registered as a not-for-profit company under Section 25 (now Section 8) of the Companies Act, 1956. It was set up in 1987 for promoting livelihood opportunities in rural and forest areas to extend support services necessary for promoting livelihood opportunities in rural areas. IGS envisions an equitable world where the poor and marginalized in rural areas, have access to livelihood opportunities on a sustainable basis, are prosperous and happy. Thus, IGS describes its Vision as Kaayam Rojgar, Khush-haal Pariwar, i.e., Sustainable Livelihoods, Prosperous Households. IGS operates with the Mission of Incubating Innovations for Pro poor Sustainable Livelihoods.

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Role Description

  • The candidate is expected to involve in training and capacity building of the farmers on regenerative agricultural practices including use of organic manures, bio-inputs, zero-tillage, mulching, intercropping, crop diversification, etc., execution of the same with continuous hand-holding support and convergence of relevant schemes from government departments.
  • The candidate will report to the Team Leader and provide guidance to the field staffs. In addition, support community participation with a sense of teamwork on ground.
  • To be successful in this role, you need to process all necessary activities required to restore soil fertility and manage the farm biodiversity. Ideal candidates are result driven, meticulous, and observant. 


  • Learning agility, pro-activeness and openness to embrace new ideas.
  • Resilient to work pressures and periodic demands for quick-and-deep work.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within assigned project location.

Skills required

  • Knowledge on principles and practices of soil fertility and nutrient management, practices of regenerative farming in specific and ecological/ natural/organic farming in general, analytical techniques and instrumental methods in soil and crop analysis.
  • Applicants must possess documentation and report writing skill 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills 
  • Proven ability to work proactively, independently and as part of a multi-sectoral team in a multi-cultural environment 
  • Effective organizational, coordination and administrative skills is an advantage 


  • Full time Post Graduate degree in Soil Science/ Agriculture Economics and Farm Management/ Soil and water management/ Agriculture and Food Business or in equivalent field.
  • Must have minimum of 2-3 years of proven work experience in working with farming communities on ground, preferably in Ecological/ Natural/ Organic/ Regenerative agriculture.

How to Apply

  • Apply with detailed resume that includes year-wise details of relevant work experience and educational attainments 
  • Send the resume to [email protected] with the subject of application for the post of Field Executive by 17 March, 2022 | 17:00 hours 

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