Programme Officer (Pollination Management Officer)

  • Full Time
  • Jumla
  • Applications have closed

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


Programme Officer (Pollination Management Officer)-(Level 7)- 1 (Based at Jumla)

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.

“Embedding Sustainable Pollination Management into Nepalese Agricultural Systems” project is being implemented by LI-BIRD in Karnali province in partnership with the University of Bristol UK, HERD International, Agriculture and Forestry University, and Tribhuvan University, Nepal with funding support from DARWIN Initiatives. The project aims to increase evidence-based approaches for enhancing pollination services in Nepal leading to increase pollinator biodiversity, increase yields of pollinator-dependent crops and improved livelihoods and nutrition.

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 Team Leader, the Programme Officer (PO) will be responsible for the overall planning and implementation of field level training and capacity building activities being implemented in Karnali province districts with a particular focus in Jumla. The PO will also be engaged in coordination with project partners, governments and other stakeholders and the preparation of pollinator action plan for Karnali province. PO’s key duties include overall planning, implementation and monitoring of field level interventions; leading training and capacity building activities on pollinator biodiversity; establishing close coordination and partnership building with local and provincial level stakeholders; knowledge product development of pollinator biodiversity; and resource leveraging and scaling up of potential innovations.

Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Agroecology, Plant Protection, Entomology or other relevant disciplines with two years of experience in agrobiodiversity, insect pollination or other agroecosystem management related projects. Candidates with valid motorbike/scooter license and field-level work experience in the implementation and reporting of projects 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 23 June 2022 (9 Asar 2079). Applications can be submitted via email at with the subject starting as: [VACANCY] or may be hand-delivered at LI-BIRD Head Office, Purandhara, Pokhara or the Programme Coordination Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. All candidates need to fill out 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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