Agri Business Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Dhangadhi
  • Applications have closed

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


Agri Business Coordinator (Level 8 )

Required No.: 1 Cultivating Change Project, based at LI-BIRD Site Office Dhangadhi)

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.

‘Cultivating Change in a Warming World’ project is funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and managed by the country partner Oxfam Nepal. It will be implemented in Kanchanpur and Doti districts from Sudurpaschim and Dailekh district from Karnali province. It aims to increase resilience, food, nutrition and income security of rural women and their communities, and with their allies, and movement, have the power to transform the systems of inequality and rights and abuses that are causing hunger and climate and ecological breakdown.

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:

Agri Business Coordinator (Level 8)-1 Cultivating Change Project, based at LI-BIRD Site Office Dhangadhi)

Job Summary: Reporting to Team Leader, the Agribusiness Coordinator (AC) is primarily responsible for leading the field implementation of the project – providing overall leadership and management of the project in the Sudurpaschim Province. Agribusiness Coordinator’s key duties include organizing capacity building training and awareness events on farmers seed enterprises, agroecological approaches, climate change adaptation and mitigation; ensuring diversification and sustainability of the farmers field school (FFS), farmer seed enterprises; support on strengthening local seed systems and agrobiodiversity; building strong relationships and partnerships with the local and provincial government agencies, Civil Society Organizations, media and private sector stakeholders for leveraging resources and building synergies in the project implementation.

Education and Experience: Master’s in agriculture with a major in agri-economics, agri-business, or other relevant subjects with three years of work experience in agri-business management and agricultural value chain projects or similar positions.

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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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