Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit making, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and improving livelihoods of rural people in Nepal.
LI-BIRD provides a collegial, supportive and multidisciplinary working environment where young professionals with a learning attitude thrive and succeed. LI-BIRD provides unparalleled mentoring support while challenging its staff to learn, innovate and acquire skills and experiences that will become foundational for the rest of their careers.
Scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture in Nepal is a CCAFS (CGIAR Programme on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security) supported project, implemented by LI-BIRD in Nepal from 2014 to 2020. From 2019 onwards, the project is working closely with the provincial governments aiming to support them in designing and implementing climate-smart agriculture programmes.
LI-BIRD invites applications from eligible Nepali citizens who are reliable, accountable and have the ability to deliver results with the highest integrity for the position.
Job Summary: Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, SRO is responsible to lead the ‘Preparation of climate investment plan of Nepal Provinces’ under the project Scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture in Nepal in coordination with CCAFS. S/he needs to work in close coordination with the Team Leader of the project. The SRO’s major duties include managing budget and human resource; providing technical guidance and supervision to the team; monitoring and evaluation of the project; coordinating with policymakers, partners, and stakeholders to ensure greater synergy; and preparation of progress reports and knowledge products, and monitoring and evaluation.
Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, Resource Economics, Natural Resource Management or related discipline with 4 years’ experience of working in similar projects.
LI-BIRD offers competitive remuneration and benefits according to its Personnel Policies. Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications with CV including three references, citizenship certificate and relevant testimonials by 15 May 2019 (2076 Jestha 1). The application can also be sent by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the e-mail subject starting as [VACANCY]. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview. Telephone calls will not be entertained and could lead to disqualification.
LI-BIRD promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority community).
Please apply to Human Resource Manager, LI-BIRD, PO Box. 324, Pokhara, Kaski.
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit making, non-governmental organization established in 1995 in Pokhara, Nepal. LI-BIRD is registered with the District Administrative Office of Kaski (Regd. No. 217/025/053) and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council (Regd. No. 3394).
LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources in order to improve the livelihoods of rural poor and marginalized farmers, especially women.