Compliance officer

Pune, Maharashtra, India Full-time

  1. AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

     

    With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

     

    We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

     

    The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners, Aavishkaar Ventures, Bertelsmann and Accel Partners. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category. 

     

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    Our Team

    We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

    Our mission of ‘Helping Farmers Win’ is a tall task as we try to bring change and development to the grassroots of India. We need heroes who are dedicated to the mission, live the dream and drive it with passion. If that sounds like you, here’s more about the role:

     

     

Job Description:

Compliance related to Seed, Insecticide and Fertilizer law

Keeping management updated for latest amendments.

Filing of Monthly returns with Agriculture Department in various states

Liaising with Agriculture Department in various states

Keeping track of Agri. Licenses and updation thereof

Coordinating with advocates for farmer complaints and legal cases

Record maintaining and tracking for legal cases

Compliance of labour laws and filing of required forms with various Govt. authorities

Keeping labour law related registers updated

Coordinating with various cross function department in the organization in relation to the Compliance

Relationship building and liaison with senior agricultural officers of various states
 
Exploring areas of collaboration with agricultural departments of various states
 
Liaison with legal teams of various brands to ensure smooth onboarding and business flow.
 
Keep a eye on changing landscape of compliance in agricultural and ensuring internal set up is up to the speed.
 
We are looking for enthusiastic intrapreneurs who want to work at the ‘grass root’ level and want to make a difference to India’s biggest sector. We hope this excites you as much as us and looking forward to the next few conversations.