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.
‘Strengthening Capacity of Smallholder Farmers for Resilient Livelihood (SAKSHAM)’, project is being implemented by LI-BIRD in Kanchanpur and Doti districts with funding support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland through FELM Nepal. The project aims to improve and diversify the food and nutrition security by creating income opportunities in target communities while improving climate change adaptation and disaster risk management capacities of local governments, institutions and communities in these districts.
‘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 Programme Operations Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager will be responsible for the overall M&E functions of the organization. MEAL Manager’s key duties include: development and implementation of the overall MEAL framework of the organization aligning with strategic programme; support project teams to development and execution of project specific MEAL framework and plan; coordinate baseline, mid-term and endline surveys; organize periodic review and reflection meetings; management of project M&E database; capacity building of project staff on M&E and support the project team in documenting results and learnings and their effective dissemination.
Education and Experience: Master’s Degree or equivalent from the recognized university in the fields of Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Information Management or other relevant subjects with five years of work experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL), data and knowledge management.
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@example.com 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.