Technical Assistant (TA)

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.

‘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.

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 Programme Officer, Technical Assistant (TA) will be primarily responsible for implementing day to day field level activities for the Strengthening capacity of smallholder farmers for resilient livelihood project. TA needs to work closely with individual farmers, groups, cooperatives, youth, People With Disability (PWD), local resource person, social mobilizer, local government and market actors to plan, implement and coordinate the project activities at the community level. 

Education and Experience: Intermediate or JT/JTA degree in Agriculture (Plant Science). Candidates with valid motorbike/scooter license and three years of work experience in a rural setting 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 10 February 2022 (27 Magh 2078). Applications can be submitted via email at opportu[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.