Job Vacancy of Incubation Manager at Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR)

ORG- Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR)
Closing Date- 10th October, 2019

About the Organization
Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) is a premier agricultural research institute engaged in basic and strategic research on sorghum and other millets under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). IIMR coordinates and facilitates sorghum research at national level through All India Coordinated Research Projects on Sorghum, Pearl Millet and Small Millets and provides linkages with various national and international agencies.

Name of the post
Incubation Manager

Name of the Project

Qualifications & Particulars
MBA degree/ Relevant Post Graduation (Economics/AgriEconomics/other areas) with Entrepreneurial nature & 3-4 years of industry/ Incubation experience (Agri/ Food sector preferred).


  1. Track record of running programs and managing people
  2. Ability to analyze businesses and their potential growth
  3. Experience with Start-up Ecosystem or been a founder or initial employees of start-up gets extra points
  4. Prior experience at incubators or investment firms will be preferred
  5. Skills in research, documentation and proficiency in English is an added advantage
  6. Competence in working with multidimensional & multicultural environment is desirable
Key Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate with Executive Management in helping setup infrastructure, process and program for a strong Incubation offering.
  2. Work with students, Faculty and Management to ensure entrepreneurship and innovation become an integral part of our system.
  3. Attract, Identify and select potential incubates/startups for the incubation program.
  4. Define, build and finalize client agreements and all other compliance work around incubators and startups.
  5. Assist startups in the areas of strategy, business plan development, market analysis, company registrations.
  6. Understand requirements of startups and build a mentoring relationship through the mentor pool.
  7. Define deliverables, their timelines and monitor progress of startups.
  8. Develop and maintain relationships with ecosystem enablers, investors, government bodies, service companies.
  9. Sign MoUs and build networks with key partners that will strengthen the incubator. Promote IIMR to attract the best startups and help build and shape the brand image.
  10. Plan for ongoing events around Startups to make IIMR a hub for startups
  11. In addition, assist the CEO with the duties assigned from time to time.

Preparation for interview
Candidates may come prepared with a vision document in brief. It should have definite revenue generation plan for Nutrihub for the next five years. This should be prepared for discussion with the panel

Emoluments (per month)
Rs.50, 000/ (consolidated). 10% annual hike on satisfactory performance

How to apply
Eligible and interested candidates are invited for a walk-in-interview to be held at the campus of Indian Institute of Millets Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030, on 10th October, 2019 (Thursday) at 9.30 A.M.

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