Website Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)
Technical Assistant(Level 4) – 1 (based at Begnas, Kaski district)
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.
‘Integrated Resources Management of Water and Ecosystem in Central hills of Nepal’ project is being implemented by Kanchan Nepal and LI-BIRD in Kaski district with financial support from International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IHRA) from July 2023 till June 2026. The project aims to improve community resilience by restoring ecosystem functionalities, enhancing water availability and integrating agricultural practices for the sustainable management of natural resources.
JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Programme Officer, the Technical Assistant will be primarily responsible for implementing day to day field level activities of the project. The Technical Assistant will work closely with individual farmers, groups, cooperatives, youth, local government and relevant stakeholders to plan, implement and coordinate the project activities at the community level.
Education and Experience: Education and Experience: Intermediate or JT/JTA degree in Agriculture (Plant Science) with three years of work experience in a rural setting.
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 26 September 2023 (9 Ashoj 2080). 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, Ranipauwa, Pokhara or the Programme Coordination Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. All candidates need to fill an application in the link https://bit.ly/3P59tEP . 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, PO Box 324, Pokhara, Kaski.