Livelihoods Officer

Rural Village Water Resources Management Project
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-09-13 Deadline: 2018-09-27
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Livelihoods Officer (LO)
Duty Station: Technical Support Unit (TSU) with frequent travel to field
Recruitment: National
Accountable to Sustainable Livelihood Specialist/Water Resources Advisor
Supervisor: Water Resources Advisor

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural economics, management or equivalent

Professional Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Extensive work experience in the field of agribusiness, sustainable livelihoods development, water resources management
  • Experience in micro-finance and enterprises development
  • Experience in value chain and marketing in the rural setting, including development of business plans
  • Experience in community mobilization and livelihoods related capacity building

Other skills

  • Strong sense of discipline and high moral conduct.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Nepali and good in speaking and writing English
  • Ability to work in a team and to deal with local government staff and other development partners.
  • Good computer skills (MS Office)
  • Training proposal writing, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with RMs, Development partners, communities and in multi-cultural teams as well as willingness to work in difficult field conditions are essential.


  • Support RMs in developing Livelihoods Implementation Plan and other strategies.
  • Conduct detail analysis of prioritized income generation activities (commercial vegetables and micro enterprises) reflected in LIP and develop action plan for intervention.
  • Assist GPO to develop proposals for livelihoods activities.
  • Conduct district or RM level trainings on Livelihoods and Cooperatives related topics (includes training of trainers and specific trainings of other beneficiaries) as needed.
  • Maintain coordination with local government agencies, local SOs and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct detail analysis of the income generation activities (vegetable farming and micro enterprises) proposed for implementation and assist project RMs in implementation.
  • Facilitate RMs, SO staff and other stakeholders to develop forward and backward linkages to ensure timely services.
  • Assist in promoting Rural Advisory Services working together with different stakeholders.
  • Support preparingRM work-plans for Livelihood and Cooperative activities in close consultation with respective RMs, GPO and SO.
  • Guide and supervise the activities of Livelihood Facilitators and Livelihoods Promoters as assigned.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluation of Livelihood Facilitators and SO team in close coordination with GPO, WRA and SLS.
  • Assist in identifying market, provide technical guidance to the stakeholders for the marketing and market forward and backward linkages for the livelihoods and MEs;
  • Ensure that progress of HG and income generation are on track as planned, review the progress and explore further strategies to meet the planned target.
  • Support and carry out any other duties as required by the supervisor.

Apply Instructions

Duty station:

  • Livelihood Officer will be based in one of the Technical Support Unit (TSU) office in district headquarter with frequent travel to project working local levels.
  • Accounts Monitoring Officer will be stationed in Project Support Unit (PSU) Dadeldhura with frequent travel to project working local levels.


Duration: The contract is for one year period, renewable possibly till the end of the project period (July 2022).


Application process: All eligible applicants are requested to submit their CV utilizing the CV template given below. All applicants must use this CV template, no other types of CVs or applications will be accepted.


Click below for the CV template:


Only short listed candidates will be requested to submit certificates and other additional information.


All applications should be submitted by e-mail not later than 27th September 2018 to


Write 'Application for position of Livelihood Officer or Accounts Monitoring Officer' An automatic reply will confirm that your e-mail has been received – make sure that your CV is attached!


Since the above e-mail address will not be opened until after the closing date, send your enquiries to: We will not be able to answer questions made through telephone.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Interviews will be held in PSU Office Dadeldhura. The exact dates will be communicated for the shortlisted persons only. Don't enclose any testimonials, it will be verified during interview.


Any attempt to influence the selection process shall form the basis for disqualification of the candidacy. We do not appreciate third party solicitation for these posts. References are included in your CV. The project has right to reject any of the applications without showing any reason.


RVWRMP is equal opportunities employer. We heartily encourage applications from women, local people (Karnali Province and Province Seven) and marginalized & disadvantaged groups.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Jawalakhel, Lalitpur
Organization Size
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