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March 17, 2018

Food Sector Skill Council (FICSI) invites applications for the post of Chief Executive Officer

Organization: Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI)

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Reporting to: Governing Body, FICSI

Location: New Delhi

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Qualification MBA or equivalent Business and/or Management Qualifications with one or more degrees in Food Processing, Agriculture or related field.
— Total 10 years or more with 3 years of experience in handling a team.
— Experience of working with/in food/allied industry, experience in building partnerships, projects involving stakeholders from industry-academia-government and capacity building in the related field is preferable.

Skills required: 
— An in-depth understanding of organization building and skill scenario in food processing is desirable.
— Knowledge and Experience in the skills sector will be an added advantage.
— Understanding of agro-food processing business ecosystem including skill demand & supply scenario,
— Networking and the ability to keep the stakeholders engaged
— Passionate to position skill development in food processing as a career option

Job Overview: The objective of the role is to lead and manage the Food Processing Sector Skills Council (FICSI). The person has to work towards operationalizing and achieving the business plan and assist the Governing Body in formulating a strategy for enhancement of skills and manpower capabilities in the Food Processing Industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:
> Overall Strategy
— Develop Strategy for the Council in line with the Vision set by the key stakeholders and execute the vision by developing strong processes for Strategy, People and Operations for meeting business goals and SLAs from NSDC
— Support Governing Body by adhering to SLAs and project milestones
— Develop an Information and intelligence system to identify skill development needs for the Industry and create a skill development strategy that would positively impact business metrics across the sector

> Business Development
— Expand industry stakeholder engagement
— Plan develop, and implement strategies for generating resources and guiding business model to attain the self-sustainability of the organization
— Develop a partnership strategy, identify and establish partnerships (national and international) to augment the effectiveness and impact of FICSI
— Engaging employers in shaping education and workforce development in Food Processing sector
— Promote FICSI Accreditation, examination and certification among various VTPs including employers, besides promoting academies of excellence.
— Ensure acknowledgment from employers of the impact of skill development on business outcomes and improvement in growth

> Operations
— Develop and deliver short-term and long-term goals set by the authorized committee both Financial and Non-financial.
— Develop a well-structured Labour Market Information System
— Ensure regular updation of standards of affiliation, accreditation and certification process
— Initiating a Skill gap and skill demand study for the sector
— Identification of skill development needs and preparing a catalog of skill types
— Develop a sector skill development plan and maintain skill inventory
— Keeping the organization well-resourced in terms of finance, knowledge, partnerships and implementation capabilities
— Create and manage the budget functional & operational

> Quality Assurance
— Set up a Quality Assurance System for development of Standards, Curriculum, Assessments, and Certification.

> Leadership, HR and Team Management
— Map the competency of the team members and develop capabilities to carry out various functions effectively
— Coach and mentor the team members for enhanced and sustained performance.
— Ensure policies, processes and support mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance with regulatory, statutory and other codes of work and ethics

Remuneration: 18-24 Lacs per annum

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply through Job_CEO_Food Council – FICSI

About FICSI:

Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative (FICSI) is a Not-for-Profit Organization, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Council has been promoted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).