Assistant -Purchase and Stores

ICRISAT seeks applications from dynamic Indian Nationals for the position of Assistant – Purchase and Stores. The incumbent will be based at ICRISAT Headquarters in Patancheru, Telangana State, India.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru, Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.

Job Description

To perform operational duties in receipt, storage and issuance of assets and materials while maintaining hygiene and safety in the storage areas.


  • Maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly work environment
  • Should read and interpret parts catalogs and related information
  • To load and unload material from common carriers
  • Assist in the unpacking and checking of incoming material against invoices or bills of lading to verify items and quantities received
  • Transport material to specified areas either by hand or by use of materials-handling equipment
  • Physical counting of stocks after issue to check for their correctness
  • Follow the instructions and safety rules at work
  • Taking photocopies, making files etc.
  • Any additional tasks assigned by the Supervisor 


Candidate should be physically fit and be able to read, write, perform simple mathematical calculations, follow oral and written instructions, perform heavy manual tasks.

Minimum one year of experience is required in managing stores.

Qualification: Intermediate


This is a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) cadre position, initially for a period of three years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 31 March 2019, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

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