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Job title: Program Manager – Innovation

Company: Selco Foundation

Job description: As the Program Manager in charge of Innovation deployment and benchmarking in Assam, you would lead a small team based in Guwahati. Under your leadership the team would identify and develop early stage decentralized renewable energy driven products / processes and demonstrate their potential for impact creation and scale. Key responsibilities for the position: Anchor and streamline the different innovation portfolios of SELCO Foundation with special focus on Assam. Manage innovation and action research phases such as user and market research, testing, prototyping, piloting etc. Provide meaningful direction and necessary support to grow the different livelihood innovation portfolios (agriculture, animal husbandry, textiles and crafts and micro businesses). Ensure Intra and Inter organization coordination for smooth implementation of the innovation and ecosystem approach and organizational vision. Capture and document learnings, case studies and reports. Develop and implement the Annual Work Plan for the team from need identification to demonstration of impact. Ensure benchmarking of solutions for scale i.e technical specifications, business models and value propositions for end users and other key stakeholders. Actively seek feedback from end users and stakeholder for course correction and refinement and evolution of the solution. Build capacity of stakeholders to scale the innovative solutions. Who can apply: A degree in agricultural sciences, agri engineering an/or livestock management, engineering or clean energy will be preferred. Work experience of 8+ years in the development sector with focus on Agri+Allied livelihoods and/or sustainable energy and/or technology innovation is preferable. Experience in planning project and programme implementation. A team builder who has worked in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment. Willingness to travel.

Location: Guwahati, Assam

Job date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 23:49:00 GMT