Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Jobs at EDII


  1. Project Coordinator
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  2. Project Support Officer
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  3. Subject Matter Expert
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  4. Master Trainer
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Empanelment of Experts, Individuals, Institutions

Under the aegis of the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (Implemented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change), the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Gandhinagar is implementing the project – “Implementing Bamboo-based Entrepreneurship & Livelihood Development Programme in Tripura”, which will be a socio-economic experiment-based Action Research project, in the period 2018-19. The geographical location for this pilot-mode implementation is in undivided West Tripura district (Now West Tripura, Khowai & Sepahijala Districts).

EDII is inviting applications from experts, experienced resource persons, institutions for empanelment under the following categories:

Position 1) Empanelment of Business Development Services Providers or BDSPs (Marketing, Branding, Legal, Design, Bamboo Technology, IPR)

    1. Terms:
      1. Individual persons and institutions (recognised under law) are both welcome to register.
      2. The cadre of BDSPs will act as an important link in connecting the entrepreneur community with national and international business ecosystem
      3. They will support the project through their technical expertise and will be linked to the community for future sustainability of their availability even after the completion of the project.
      4. They will not be deemed to be employees of EDII.
    2. Qualifications:
      1. Relevant educational qualifications (marketing, legal, design, bamboo technology)
      2. Professional experience – more than 5 years.
      3. Experience in business laws ? SPC (Section 8 Company formation), GI registration, IPR law, Tax law, DPR preparation.
      4. Experience in marketing? creating/consulting towards forming of marketing consortium – logistics, procurement, and sales.
      5. Experience in bamboo technology innovation and bamboo design.
      6. Experience in creating logo and brand building

Position 2) Empanelment of Expert/Advisor for consulting EDII towards developing EDP prototype (pro bono publico):

    1. Terms:
      1. The expert/advisor will help EDII in developing its flagship EDP programme and customizing the same for operationalizing in the project area.
      2. Involved in guiding EDII Tripura field team for implementing the training modules, awareness generation, and community engagement.
      3. Involved in developing study materials for the EDP module in English, and local vernacular.
      4. The period of advisory support will not exceed 2 months in total.
      5. S/he will be engaged on pro bono publico basis and will be entitled to an honorarium and eligible expenses on reimbursement basis as will be deemed appropriate.
    2. Qualifications:
      1. The expert/advisor needs to have substantial experience in EDP programme development and implementing them both nationally and internationally. Ideally, s/he needs to be a certified trainer from reputed international organisations (e.g. International Labour Organisation, etc)
      2. S/he should have significant domain knowledge of the EDP ecosystem in India and especially in the North East Region.
      3. Prior experience of engagement with EDII will be added qualification.

Position 3) Empanelment of EDP Trainers

    1. Terms:
      1. EDII will provide the training of these trainers (ToT)
      2. They will conduct the EDP trainings during the course of the project
      3. The cadre of trainers thus created will remain embedded in the local community and will act as independent trainers for the community even after the completion of the project.
      4. They will not be deemed to be employees of EDII.
    2. Qualifications:
      1. Experience in entrepreneurship development and related training.
      2. Preference will be given to local EDP trainers.
      3. Experience of community engagement.
      4. Knowledge of local languages (Bengali, Hindi, Kokborok) besides English

The Terms and Conditions may be suitably modified depending on the ground level requirements without notice and without bias and decisions will be EDII’s only.

Contact Person:
Interested persons/ organisations/institutions can send their application for Empanelment along with their detail profile and experience in the relevant field. The same can be sent to Dr Sanjay Pal, Senior Faculty and Principal Investigator of the Project at EDII; sanjaypal@ediindia.org

The last dates for submitting application are, as under:

For Position 1: 31st July 2019
For Position 2: 31st March 2019
For Position 3: 30th June 2019

Applications Invited (contractual positions)
  • Graphic Designer (All publicity material) cum Secretary
    Candidates with graduation, preferably in Fine Arts, with proficiency in Coral-draw, Page-maker, Photoshop and DTP can apply. Must possess 3-5 years of experience in designing. Administrative work such; filing, maintaining records, handling mails and related secretarial work will also have to be carried out. Salary will commensurate with experience.

    Resume may be forwarded to jobs@ediindia.org mentioning post as subject.

  • Assistant Manager (Publicity, Promotion and Publications)
    The applicant must possess a degree in Journalism / Mass Communication with 3 to 4 years of experience in the field. Must be proficient in computer operations with exceptional command over verbal and written English communication. Salary will commensurate with experience.

    Resume may be forwarded to jobs@ediindia.org mentioning post as subject.

Inviting Applications for the position of Advisors in Rwanda, Uzbekistan and in other African countries

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Project Officer (Code: PO)

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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

(Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.


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