Registered and Corporate Office: Kolkata
Engagement of Consultant on Contract Basis

MSTC Limited is a Mini Ratna Category-I PSU under the Ministry of Steel, Government of India. The company has a wide spectrum of activities ranging from e-commerce of goods, commodities and services, comprising of e-auction, e-sale and e-procurement to import / export of industrial items. MSTC is the numero uno service provider for e-commerce in the country. The Company is looking for experienced Indian nationals for engagement as consultant on contract.

MSTC Limited has a requirement of 1 (one) Consultant/ Adviser on contract basis for a period of one year for marketing and selling of agriculture, horticulture, forest products, floriculture, organic products of North East Region to the mainstream part of the country as well in export market. The consultant should have expertise about the North Eastern states and have ample contacts with stakeholders in this business in north east region.

SL.NO. Name Of The POST No. Of Posts Desirable* Experience Max. Age
1 Consultant/Adviser 1
  1. Degree in Management /International Trade/ Agriculture/ Material Management
  2. Knowledge of
    • Agri-horti forest products especially with regard to North- East.
    • Import-Export
    • E-commerce
    • Trading
    • Knowledge of Computer is mandatory.
At least 18 years of experience in the field of marketing and selling of agriculture, horticulture, forest products, floriculture, organic products of North East Region. 55 years
Scope of work of the consultant/ adviser :
  1. Provide expert advice and assist in extensive Outreach Programme by MSTC in all the state capitals of eight (8) North Eastern states (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim)
  2. To help in promoting the e-RaKAM portal in the North East Region for agri produces.
  3. Liasoning with logistic providers for transportation of the commodities and for additional logistics infrastructure like Pack Houses, Cold Storages, refer vans, support from Central/ State Governments in different states for maximum utilization of those facilities and to increase the shelf life of the produces.
  4. Take measures to increase MTSC’s business and outreach through liasoning with agencies like state Organic Missions, State Line Departments, Central Government agencies (MoA, APEDA, NHB, SFAC etc), All chambers (FICCI, FINER, ASSOCHAM, CIL, PHD, etc.), registered FPC’s and FPO’s, state APC’s, etc.
  5. Chalking out necessary strategies for identification of commodities plus coordination to be developed with the producers for marketing of their products, exporters, processors and certification agencies for sourcing information related to certified/ uncertified production, quality exported domestic marketing consumption and collation of data.
  6. Developing MoU between MSTC and State agencies, State Marketing Boards, Central Commodity Boards (Rubber Board, Spices Board, etc.) for the maximum availability of the targeted product.
  7. Concentration on marketing of agro-horti-forest-floral produces predominantly grown in the north-eastern states like ginger, pineapple, rubber, jack-fruit, passion fruit, kiwi, spices, black rice, aromatic rice, medicinal plants, aromatic plants, chilly, hill grass, flowers, oranges, etc.
  8. Linking the lead exporter/ major buyers of this sector with MSTC.
  9. Consultant/ Adviser should be ready to handle any other assignment that may come during the course of his contract period.
Duration of engagement: The engagement period shall be for 1(one) year. The period may be extended with an annual increase of 5%, subject to satisfactory performance review by the competent authority. However, the assignment may be terminated by giving one month’s notice from either side.
Reports to :General Manager (Business Operations)
Emolument and other conditions
  1. Emolument:
    1. For expert services provided by the consultant as per the scope of the work , a lump sum fee @ 75,000.00 per month .
    2. TA/DA on official tours undertaken and local transportation admissible as per the rules of the company, as entitled in the level of Addl. GM.
  2. Duties and Responsibilities
    1. The consultant shall submit monthly performance report to the reporting authority.
    2. To submit progress reports as and when required.
    3.  To execute functions and duties under the scope of work details of which will be provided at the time of the appointment.
  3. Age
    1. Age shall be reckoned as on 15.09.2017.
  4. Mode of selection
    1. Shortlisted candidates shall be called for the interview.
  5. Requirements during document verification
    1. A copy of duly filled-in Bio Data Form along with passport size colored photograph.
    2. All original Certificates/ Testimonials in respect of qualifications(all semester/ year-wise Mark Sheet, Degree and Diploma certificates starting from matriculation onwards), Date of Birth, caste, etc.
    3. Complete and proper certificates/ Documents in original issued by the Employer in support of experience details mentioned by the candidate in the Application Form.
    4. If employed/ engaged in Government department/ PSU/other autonomous bodies, NOC/ Forwarding letter from current employer. In the event of failure of candidates to submit any of the required documents as mentioned above within the stipulated period, candidature of such candidate shall be liable to be rejected.
  6. How to Apply
    1. Interested candidates may apply online in the prescribed format along with a recent passport size photograph, supporting documents for Date of Birth, Qualification, experience and other credentials, within 06.10.2017. The candidate should not have been convicted by any court of law. For any queries, you may contact the office of "DGM (P&A), MSTC Ltd., 225C, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 020" (E-mail address: )
    2. Management reserves the right to reject or accept any application and its decision in the matter will be final.All notices and corrigendum shall be notified on the corporate website only. Our Website: