Advocacy and Documentation Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lalitpur
  • Applications have closed

Website Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research, and Development (LI-BIRD)


Advocacy and Documentation Officer (Level 7)

Required No.: 1 (Women only vacancy, based at LI-BIRD Programme Coordination Office, Lalitpur)

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 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:

Advocacy and Documentation Officer (Level 7) -1 (Women only vacancy, based at LI-BIRD Programme Coordination Office, Lalitpur)

Job Summary: Reporting to the Programme Development Director (PDD), the Advocacy and Documentation Officer (ADO) will support in implementation of the activities under the Himalayan Agroecology Initiative (HAI) project that include policy reviews, stakeholder mapping and analysis, consultation workshops, key informant interviews (KII), contributing for drafting and translating National Agroecology Roadmap. ADO’s key duties include coordination with different government agencies and CSOs for agroecology roadmap development and setting a foundation for creating a knowledge hub on agroecology as a Community of Practice (CoP), writing policy briefs, documenting good practices and evidence generated by LI-BIRD’s agroecology themed projects, sharing learnings and good practices through trainings, workshop, articles and social media contents. She shall also be engaged in advocacy, data management, writing and reviewing reports and articles. ADO is required to work with the local, provincial and federal government and likeminded I/NGOs for building synergies and forging partnership for joint advocacy on areas of common interest and promote good practices and innovations generated by LI-BIRD’s programmes and projects.

Education and Experience: Master’s degree in agriculture, natural resource management, environmental science or relevant preferably with two years of relevant work experience in agriculture related research and advocacy sector. Candidates with a valid motorbike/scooter license 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 15 July 2024 (31 Asar 2081) by filling an application in the link Applications should be submitted with a complete set of required documents, otherwise will not be considered for further processing. 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 communities).

Please apply to: Human Resources Manager, LI-BIRD, Pokhara, Kaski.

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