Job Category: District Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bihar
Number of Position: 1

Overview of the Organization:

Agrosperity Tech Solutions Private Limited (operating under the brand name KiVi) is an agri-tech start-up that aims to make farming a livelihood of choice for millions of Indians. KiVi stands for Kisan Vikas which means farmer development. The key value propositions of KiVi are a unique digital platform and KiViStar (Local Franchisee) network. The KiViStar network will physically connect with the last mile Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) and their farmer members and enable them to access the services offered on KiVi. KiVi will provide farmers with digital/mobile-first experience to buy their inputs, sell their marketable surplus, and access timely loans and insurance at affordable cost.

About the Position:

We are looking for young and dynamic District Manager candidate to lead KiVi operations in Buxar (Area Of Operation). The District Manager will be primarily responsible for building a channel of KiVistars who will support farmers to conduct their activities through the KiVi platform. Additional responsibilities include managing Farmer FPO’s affairs, onboarding buyers and coordinating with logistic partners.

Job Title:

  • District Manager, Buxar District, Bihar

Requirement:

  • Immediate

Job Location:

  • Buxar, Bihar

Reporting to:

  •  State Head – Business

Qualification and Experience:

Educational Background:

  • Graduate / Postgraduate (Agri and Rural preferred)

Age group:

  • 23-35 years

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ Agri commodity procurement experience with Agri / Foods / FMCG / FPOs. 
  • Experience in Agri input sales preferred.
  • Agri lending experience with Banks / NBFCs preferred.

Language:

  • Candidate must be proficient with local language.
  • Should be able to communicate properly in English.

Digital proficiency:

  • Should be able to work on MS-Office application.
  • Should be able to handle digital mobile applications.

Skills:

  • Ability to work with farmers in their local setting.
  • Ability to work in a diverse team involving local resource and techno-professionals.
  • A self-motivated, committed and a results-oriented person. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Business Development and execution:

  • Working with farmers to generate business for the FPO in the following domain 
    • Input trading business 
    • Output trading business 
    • Agri Advisory business 
    • Food processing business 
    • Sales and marketing business

Franchisee Mobilization and Management:

  • Selection of a pool of franchisees to work with the FPOs.
  • Development of business plans and targets for the Franchisees.

Farmer Mobilization:

  • Enrollment of farmers in the KiVi digital platform.
  • Working closely with farmers to understand their various agricultural and household needs.

Agri loans / Crop insurance:

  • Generate Input credit business 
  • Generate Warehouse receipt financing business 
  • Facilitate and execute loan related processes
    • Loan business development activities 
    • Loan approval, sanction and disbursal 
    • Loan recovery and closure

Relationship building and management:

  • The District Manager is required to liaison with and build strong relationship with following stakeholders 
    • Local govt. officials relevant for the business of the Company 
    • Input trading companies and their supply chain partners
    • Output trading companies and their supply chain partners 
    • Logistics partners

Reporting and MIS:

  • Prepare MIS and Reports as per the formats and schedules provided by the Company.

Salary Range:

  • As per market standards based on existing salary. Salary will not be a constraint for the right candidate.

How to Apply:

Name: Manoj Ramaswamy
M +91 99405 26095

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