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Head of Network Operations (Pune)

As Head of Network Operations, you will work towards creating a rural supply chain of biomass & biomass products through a network of FPOs • 10-12 Years of Experience • Graduate/Postgraduate in Agricultural Sciences • Full-time • Pune

Key Purpose of the Role:

  • As Head of Network Operations, the candidate to work proactively in creating a rural supply chain of biomass & biomass products through a network of FPOs. The chosen candidate will work towards the development of FPOs to augment resources and achieve targeted volumes while conducting business operations on BiofuelCircle digital platform.

  • Establish market linkages, supervise and support the local operations team across clusters in rural areas and provide local operation support for value-added services offered by the company.

Key Tasks:​​

Creating an FPO-based Supply Chain

  1. Work closely with FPOs through a team of cluster executives operating in rural areas and achieving the following tasks:

  • Create awareness across rural communities to participate in creating a biomass supply chain

  • Design and support the creation of rural enterprises along with FPOs in the areas of equipment rental, aggregation, storage & processing

  • Provide technical support in equipment selection and infrastructure details

  • Provide resource planning inputs for manpower, material, money (capital investment & working capital requirements), space, etc.

  • Provide technical inputs on operations & processes for sustainable & efficient operations in every supply chain module


  1. Provide financial working templates for respective supply chain enterprises

  2. Create market linkages for buying & selling Biomass

  3. Ensure smooth operations of all stakeholders on the digital platform

  4. Align all supporting stakeholders like transporters, financial institutions, material handling equipment, post-harvest farm equipment suppliers, etc.

  5. Create training modules along with a training calendar for continuous knowledge sharing with the local community

  6. Identify & promote rural entrepreneurship

  • Provide local support in value-added services such as

  • Storage services- identify, and evaluate local opportunities and infrastructure for establishing storage services

  • Verification services- Participation in seller profile verification activity and active intervention in improving the profile

  • Delivery Assurance services- identify, and evaluate local opportunities and infrastructure for establishing storage services

  • Laboratory services- Active participation and support in creating a laboratory services network


Opportunity:

Bioenergy offers some of the most promising opportunities in India and has the potential to create a supply chain that strongly links rural and industrial economies. As part of the start-up team, the position offers an opportunity to join the middle management team.

Supervision & Collaboration:

  1. Report to Head of Alliances and Operations