FPO Business Development Manager

Action For Social Advancement , Uttar Pradesh, India
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Action For Social Advancement – Openings at various locations

Action for Social Advancement (ASA) is a NGO head quartered at Bhopal and working for the livelihoods improvement of rural poor in over 3000 villages in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, UP and Orissa since 1996. It works in the field of Land and Water Resources Development, Sustainable Agriculture Productivity Enhancement and Agribusiness Promotion for smallholder farmers. To know more about ASA visit www.asaindia.org

Since 2005 ASA has been promoting “Collectives” of small farmers in the form of Farmer Producer

Organisations. The objective of this activity is to integrate small farmers with the supply chain of the

agriculture commodity. In this FPO model about 1000-1500 small farmers are organized and then

registered under the Producer Companies Act ASA has promoted more than 50 Farmer Producers’ Organisations of small farmers and has been providing capacity building support for doing agribusiness with their members. Support includes right from mobilization to incorporation to handhold in business planning, execution, HR, finance, marketing, statutory compliance, etc. ASA is currently supporting 40 FPOs in its working area and within a year this will grow to over 100 FPOs.

 It is looking for young, talented professionals for the following positions for appointment in FPOs :

Position Qualification Experience Roles Place of posting FPO Business Development Manager

(Vacancies- 44)

Graduation/ Diploma in Agriculture, Agriculture marketing, Agribusiness management or BBA or equivalent Minimum 1-2 years experience in relevant field He/ She will be involved in managing operation of the FPO.


(i) Developing & establishing governing systems & procedures in FPO

(ii) Developing business plan, mobilizing working capital and achieving business plan targets

(iii) Agriculture Input Marketing

(iv) Agri Commodities Trading, etc.

District/ Block places in ASA operational areas of MP and UP as detailed below FPO Accountant

(Vacancies- 44)

B.Com/M.Com Minimum 1-2 years experience in similar field Ensure smooth accounting and

financial management specifically the job includes book keeping, internal control, internal audit,

finalization of accounts, tax related matters, etc.

Maintenance of records related to company

District/ Block places in ASA operational areas of MP, UP as detailed


Salary and benefits Business Development Manager- Consolidated salary of Rs 25,000/ per month, Mobile Allowance and Travel Allowance (only for official purpose). No other benefits shall be applicable.

Accountant- Consolidated salary of Rs 10,000/ per month, Mobile Allowance and Travel Allowance (only for official purpose. No other benefits shall be applicable.

Locations: UTTAR PRADESH – 07 locations

District Blocks : Agra Sayam Fatehpur sikri Kheragrah Jagner Banda Naraini Jashpur Chitrakoot Manekpur

Recruitment & Selection Process to be followed for recruitment and selection of staff

1. The advertisement is clearly defining the eligibility criteria in terms of education qualification,

duration of relevant work experience (as applicable) for each position.

2. All applications would be invited ONLINE only.

3. Candidates may choose their preferred locations as per their interest

4. Screening of applications received would be strictly done on the basis of eligibility criteria

prescribed for the position. Based on the information provided by candidates online, those who

meet the eligibility criteria will be provisionally shortlisted to appear for the selection process.

5. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ENSURE that he/she fulfills all the eligibility criteria

for the position by carefully going through the prescribed eligibility criteria for the position.

ASA has the irrefutable right to revoke lien to any candidate’s application/employment at any

stage of the recruitment process, including Post joining.

6. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that all information submitted by them in the

online application, is true and is supported by original documents as proof. They should carefully

fill in the online application form.

7. All information regarding advertisements, screening, announcements regarding admit cards,

written tests, interviews, etc. would be regularly updated on the SIDS website. It is the

responsibility of the candidates to check the website periodically for update and other



1. Shortlisting of Application

2. Written Test Examination

3. Personal Interview


Interested candidates should apply online on www.sids.co.in/asa latest by 6th July, 2021. The online

application portal will be live within 24 hours from the date of publishing this advertisement. Applications through any other means will not be accepted.