State Program Coordinator, Regenerative Farming
Mohali, Punjab
9h ago

RoundGlass is a global wholistic wellbeing company dedicated to empowering and enabling people on their personal wellbeing journey.

Our mission is simple yet ambitious : to inspire the power of wholistic wellbeing to create a happier, healthier, and more joyful world.

We work to achieve this by investing in and developing new technology, sharing knowledge, and focusing on action for the good of the individual, their community, and the wider world.

In this position with RoundGlass Foundation (RGF), you will be responsible implementing the RGF’s Regenerative Farming initiative across the state of Punjab with the vision todevelop the state as the leading hub for regenerative agriculture and innovation to enhance and sustain the economic, social and environmental growth to contribute towards creating a model village that creates wholistic wellbeing for everyone.

This is an exciting role wherein you will build and execute programs focused on improving the agroecosystems (soil, water, and biodiversity) in targeted geographies About RoundGlass Foundation : RoundGlass Foundation is pursuing a bold vision to bring abundance and prosperity back to the state of Punjab in India through philanthropic initiatives supporting under-served rural and urban communities.

Since our founding in 2018 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Gurpreet 'Sunny' Singh, we have been engaged in a wide range of far-reaching projects, directly involving village communities in building opportunity and sustainable development in the region.

Our Model Village and Model City initiatives have impacted the lives of 1,000,000 local people in over 1000 unique villages across the state through projects in pillars of : Sustain Punjab, Learn Punjab (Education and Sports), Her Punjab (Women’s Initiatives) and Relief.

What you’ll do :

  • Assume day-to-day responsibility for the overall coordination and development of the regenerative farming work in Punjab
  • Supervision and coordination of the regenerative farming participatory action research (FPAR) team (field team and external partners / farmers).
  • The duties of this team include :

  • Field Monitoring and Support : Conduct regular backstopping and follow up visits to field training programes, FPAR, Field Days, community planning and workshops and other field activities
  • Training Workshops and Meetings : Based on local conditions, assist in the identification, preparation, organization, conducting and reporting of various workshops, meetings and training activities.
  • Materials Development : Prepare, update and / or adapt training and informational materials.
  • Take responsibility for guiding the development of periodic work plans at field level, including seasonal workplans and budgets, for field activities of the regenerative farming
  • Work closely with various agricultural research institutes, agricultural colleges / universities, private and public sector organizations.
  • Explore ways that these institutes can support the implementation of the program

  • Identify avenues to build a talent pipeline for the initiative. Build the team as the program scales-up
  • Liaise with other organizations involved in the implementation of the regenerative and / or agroecological farming in Punjab to identify synergistic opportunities
  • Be involved in the development and implementation of program baseline assessment, monitoring, evaluation and impact and other such activities
  • Accountable for compiling field data in a timely manner, and sanitized in accordance with requirements and produce various reports and other documentation in Punjabi and English for the program
  • Develop database and e-platform for connecting the village, districts and state offices with the support of IT team
  • Who we’re looking for :

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Agronomy, Agriculture, Environmental Science or other such related domain with at least 5 years’ working experience across pertinent domains
  • Experience managing projects in rural settings
  • Experience in managing information and data
  • Working knowledge of farmers participatory approach, farmers field school and ability to collaborate with farmers, community organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations
  • Background knowledge of Farmers Producers organization
  • Experience in agriculture, especially in agroecology, System of Rice / Wheat Intensification (SRI / SWI), Integrated Pest / Production Management (IPPM), Conservation agriculture (CA) and other regenerative practices.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial agriculture relevant to specialty crops, field crops, horticulture, natural resource management, farm marketing, and farm business management
  • Familiarity with integrated farming systems, concepts of sustainability and environmentally friendly, regenerative agricultural practices
  • Ability to build relationships with farmers, ranchers, community organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast paced, results-oriented environment under minimal supervision
  • Able to collaborate with and adapt to multi-cultural working environment and with diverse national and international partners
  • Knowledge of voluntary carbon standards, GIS tools etc. is a strong plus
  • Able and ready to commute to villages frequently
  • Why RoundGlass : RoundGlass was built on the vision that wellbeing should be at the very center of our life journey. We are not only reimagining how the world experiences wellbeing, but how companies (like our own) support the wellbeing of their people.

    We’re a group of talented, socially-conscious, gritty, innovators using technology and human energy to create a vibrant wellness ecosystem.

    Together, we’ve built an amazing community and we are always looking for people who share our passion. To learn more, visit our , , and .

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