Senior Technical Assistant

LI-BIRD

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research, and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara and Programme Coordination Office in Lalitpur. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and improving the livelihoods of rural people in Nepal.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Sindhupalchowk district
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Intermediate
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    Posted Date : Sep 23, 2021

Job Description

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 the 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.

LI-BIRD has been implementing “Scaling up Climate Resilient Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers in Nepal” in the Sindhupalchok and Kaski districts of Nepal since October 2018 with funding support from Bread for the World (BftW), Germany. The project aims to enhance the livelihoods and build the resilience of smallholder and women farmers through the promotion of Climate Resilient Agricultural (CRA) technologies and practices.

LI-BIRD invites applications from eligible Nepali citizens who are reliable, accountable, committed, and have the ability to deliver results with the highest integrity for the following positions:

Senior Technical Assistant (Level 5) -1 (based at Sindhupalchowk)

Job Summary: The Senior Technical Assistant reports to the Programme Officer and will be primarily responsible for implementing day to day field level activities for the ‘Scaling up Climate Resilient Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers in Nepal Phase II’ project. The Senior Technical Assistant needs to work closely with individual farmers, groups, cooperatives, local government and market actors to plan, implement and coordinate the project activities at the community level.

Required Qualification & Experience

Education and Experience: Intermediate or JT/JTA degree in Agriculture (Animal Science). Candidates with more than five years of work experience in a rural setting are preferred.

Please visit our website at: http://www.libird.org/app/career/home for organizational details and full announcement including detailed roles/responsibilities, competencies and application instructions.

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How to Apply

LI-BIRD offers competitive remuneration and other fringe benefits as laid out in its personnel policy. Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications with CV, including three references, citizenship certificate, motorbike/scooter driving license and relevant testimonials, by 6 October 2021 (20 Ashoj 2078). Applications can be submitted via email at opportunities@libird.org with the subject starting as: [VACANCY] or may be hand-delivered at LI-BIRD Head Office, Gairapatan, Pokhara or the Programme Coordination Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited 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 Resources Manager, LI-BIRD, PO Box 324, Pokhara, Kaski

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