Location: New Delhi, India Full Time 1 year contract
BCI is looking for a qualified individual to serve as Programme Officer to contribute to two critical components within the Better Cotton Standards System that support continuous improvement of more sustainable practices at the farm level: Assurance and Capacity Building. The Assurance Programme involves farmers participating in a continuous cycle of learning and improvement, and is the central mechanism for assessing whether participating farmers meet the BCI Standard. The Programme Officer will implement agreed activities within the overall BCI Assurance Programme, including carrying out verification visits to participating farmers, data collection, cleaning, and analysis. Capacity Building focuses on training and development to ensure continuous improvement in farming practices. The successful candidate will support the capacity building programme for BCI India Implementing Partners and take on other relevant functions of BCI’s expanding India country programme. The Programme Officer will function under the line management of the Implementation/Programme Coordinators and the supervision of the India Country Operations Manager. Frequent travel to cotton-growing states and regions will be required. Some international travel may be required.