Admin and Finance Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Doti
  • Applications have closed

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


Admin and Finance Assistant (Level 5) -1

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 Resilient Agricultural Productive Ecosystem (GRAPE) is jointly funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and European Union and is being implemented by GIZ and ICIMOD in Nepal. The project aims to improve climate resilience and sustainability of agro-ecosystems in Sudurpashchim Province of Nepal through the promotion of various climate-resilient agriculture technologies and practices. The GRAPE project has 4 field of actions (FAs): i) Economic Governance, ii) Action Research, iii) Roll out, and iv) Scaling up. The GRAPE FA2: Action Research is managed by ICIMOD and implemented by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) in Kailali, Doti, Dadeldhura and Bajura districts of Sudurpashchim Province. The GRAPE FA3: Roll out is managed by GIZ and will be implemented by LI-BIRD in the same geographical area.

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: The Admin & Finance Assistant (AFA) will report to the Team Leader (GRAPE FA2) and will be primarily responsible for account keeping of GRAPE FA2 and GRAPE FA3 projects. S/he will also support the project team on administration, procurement and logistics management. S/he will coordinate with relevant staff to ensure accounting and documentation of all financial transactions are carried out accurately and in a timely manner.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in commerce/management, with three years of relevant work experience.

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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 31 October 2022 (14 Kartik 2079). Applications can be submitted via email at with the subject starting as: [VACANCY] or may be hand-delivered at LI-BIRD Head Office, Ranipauwa, Pokhara or the Programme Coordination Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. All candidates need to fill an application in the link 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.

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