Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships

Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships

Organization: Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD)

Apply By: 31 Aug 2019

Location: Bengaluru(Karnataka) Bhubaneswar(Odisha)

About the Organization:

Precision Agriculture for Development is transforming agricultural extension in developing countries using the latest available technologies and research methods.  PAD works with partners to build, scale, and improve mobile phone-based agricultural extension with the goal of increasing productivity and income of 3 billion smallholder farmers and their families around the world.

Position: Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships

Job Description:

Precision Agriculture for Development, Inc. (PAD) seeks a Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships to support PAD research, operations, and scale-up activities in India by leading activities in in collaboration with state governments, private/social enterprises, and other key partner organizations.


  • Lead all business development activities in close coordination with the India Country Director
  • Build and manage relations with India partners to facilitate scale-up: different technology providers, agribusinesses, government, development organizations, non-profits, other service providers, and implementation partners
  • Develop proposals, presentations, budget estimates, and other related documents for different partnership opportunities
  • Devise measures to review the effectiveness of alliances and partnerships
  • Take a proactive part in developing and building the mid and long term financial sustainability of PAD India
  • Provide ad hoc support to implementation of field operations across different projects and scoping studies in India
  • Participate in strategic planning and organizational capacity building initiatives
  • Lead and support other tasks as requested by India Country Director

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration
  • 3-8 years of relevant experience in business development, consulting, and management in multiple sectors
  • Proven track record in starting, growing, and managing partnerships and large projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively
  • Experience working with early-stage technology and growth oriented organizations preferred
  • Experience in agricultural sector and/or rural development preferred
  • Excellent managerial skills
  • Willingness to travel, high degree of flexibility
  • Fluency in English and Hindi

Location: Bangalore / Bhubaneswar with frequent travel all over India

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