Team Leader -TL (Level 9) - 1, based at Programme Coordination Office, Lalitpur

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 of Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) for sustainable livelihood of smallholder farmers in Nepal is a ‘Bread for the World’ supported project, implemented by LI-BIRD in Sindhupalchowk  and Kaski district from October 2018 to September 2021.  

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:  The Team Leader will be responsible for the overall management of the project by providing the leadership role in the areas of planning, monitoring, coordination, documentation and reporting. S/he needs to ensure efficient management of the project resources including staffs and budget, building relationships with donor and governments and provide technical guidance to the project team to achieve project outcomes.  

Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Organic/Ecological Agriculture, Conservation Ecology, Natural Resource Management or related discipline, with 5 years’ work experience in project management. 

LI-BIRD offers competitive remuneration and other 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 16 November 2018 (2075 Kartik 30). The application can also be sent by email at 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

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Otherwise, please send your application to with [Vacancy] in the subject line, or mail your documents to:
Human Resources, LI-BIRD,
PO Box 324
Gairapatan, Pokhara, Nepal