ICRISAT seeks application for the position of Administrative Associate under ICRISAT Development Center of Asia Program. This position is based at ICRISAT- Patancheru, Telangana.
Responsibilities: Provide administrative and secretarial support;Assist Special Project budgets; Support in preparing power point presentations and reports;;Coordinate and organize of internal and external meetings(Visitors, programs, seminars and workshops) and take follow-up actions; Coordinate activities related to preparation of Archival reports, progress reports, media briefs etc.Make travel arrangements and prepare travel expense reports;Handle correspondence;Inter-departmental liaison; Additional duties as and when they evolve.
Requirements: Graduate with 3 or more years of relevant experience;Highly proficient in MS-Office suite, with special reference to PowerPoint and Excel;Ability to deal tactfully under pressure situations, deliver under tight schedules, and maintain high degree of confidentiality; Good interpersonal and communication skills with pleasing personality.
Competencies:Proficiency in English both written and spoken,Proficiency in Computer skills (Ms- Office, data analysis),Proficiency in Shorthand skills preferable,Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team.
General:This is a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) position for three years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.
Applicants should apply on or before 28th July 2019, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience.
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.