Deputy Director/Director - Economic Development

Deputy Director/Director - Economic Development

Organization: Swades Foundation

Apply By: 11 Mar 2019

Location: Mumbai(Maharashtra)


Deputy Director/Director - Economic Development

Reporting to: CEO

Purpose/ Role:                                

  • Develop overall Goals, Strategies, Plans & Processes and execute plans to create an eco-system for livelihood around Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Non-Agriculture with the objective of assisting farmers in creating/ improving livelihood incomes.
  • Promote community participation through social mobilization to create entire value chain for inputs and outputs.
  • Motivate & build agriculture team on the field for effective & result based programs.
  • Oversee overall implementation field operations/projects, guide field staff, manage vendors, coordinate/liaison with stakeholders                             
  • Manage field team to ensure timely completion of agreed projects, task, maintain records & ensure timely reporting


  • Project Planning & Management
  • Networking & Representation
  • Capacity Building     
  • Team building

Educational Qualification

  • B.Tech (Agri), B.Sc. (Agri) B.V.Sc.
  • Post graduate in Management, Rural Development/ Social Work/ Entrepreneurship

Functional Skills              

  • Agri / Rural market development / field sales
  • Knowledge of Dairy based activities with thorough experience of High value, Scalable projects& advising significant scale to the communities               
  • Ability to Design & steer programs

Additional Skills

  • Excellent leadership and people management abilities
  • Experience in capacity building including coaching and providing feedback, and in the design and delivery of training        

Please note that the role demands frequent / high travel to rural geography (3 - 4 days a week).              

Relevant Experience (No of years)          -              Over 10 to 15 years of experience

Age Range                                                 -              Approx.35 to 40 years

Location                                                     -              Mumbai


How to apply

Interested candidates may send their resumes to sonam.more@swadesfoundation.org. Please mention the Job Title in the Subject Line.





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