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Advocacy and Documentation Officer (ADO)

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  • 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.

‘Green Karnali: Climate and Gender Responsive Resilient Agriculture and Enterprises in Karnali River Basin’ is being implemented by LI-BIRD with funding support of DANIDA through DanChurchAid (DCA) Nepal in Surkhet, Dailekh and Accham districts. The project aims to build resilient livelihoods of smallholder farmers, especially women and youths, through the promotion of climate and gender-friendly agroecology based farming approaches and green enterprises. 

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 Team Leader, Advocacy and Documentation Officer (ADO) will be responsible for the coordination with Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s), local and provincial governments to implement the project activities. ADO’S key duties include: taking lead in capacity building, documentation, advocacy, producing a range of knowledge products and communication materials targeted to diverse audiences, and networking with stakeholders. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the project overall M&E and coordinating for the capacity building activities targeted to CSOs and local and provincial governments. 

Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science or related field with three years of relevant work experience of implementing climate resilient agriculture and livelihood projects in coordination with local and provincial governments with strong components of capacity building, lobbying and engagement in local level policy making and planning processes.

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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 10 February 2022 (27 Magh 2078). Applications can be submitted via email at [email protected] 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/3o7TFEB. 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.

The Application deadline closed.