Admin and Finance Assistant

Career LI-BIRD
  • Post Date : March 20, 2022
  • Apply Before : March 29, 2022
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Job Description

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.

LI-BIRD provides a collegial and supportive 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 is implementing a project entitled ‘Advocacy and Strengthening Resilience through:- Linking Agriculture and Natural Resource Management towards Nutrition Security (LANN+)’ funded jointly by BMZ/German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and Welthungerhilfe (WHH) in Dhading and Salyan districts from 01 November 2020. The main goal of the project is to enhance food and nutrition security of marginalized and vulnerable households by linking sustainable farming practices and resource management, WASH and nutrition interventions and through multi-sectoral coordination and policy advocacy towards nutrition outcomes at all levels.

LI-BIRD invites applications from eligible and qualified Nepali citizens who are committed and have the ability to deliver results with the highest integrity for the position.

Job Summary: Reporting to the District Coordinator, the Admin & Finance Assistant will be primarily responsible for account keeping of the project. S/he will coordinate with relevant staff to ensure accounting and documentation of all financial transactions are carried out accurately and in a timely manner. S/he will also support the project team on administration, procurement and logistics management.

Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in commerce/management, with at least 2 years of relevant work experience. Residents of Dhading district are preferred and are encouraged to apply.

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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 3 February 2022 (19 Magh 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. All candidates need to fill an application in the link https://bit.ly/3Kyf5o7. 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