Apr 12 2017

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- Policy and Advocacy Officer

Job Title: Policy and Advocacy Officer

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Reports to: Director

Duration: Initial for one year.

Major Responsibility

 

  • The Policy and Advocacy Officer is responsible for Liaising with stakeholders and partners to ensure seamless implementation of advocacy activities on mainstreaming biodiversity. He/Should be responsible for supporting in the development of programs and proposals for the purpose of mobilizing resources for the advocacy initiative and publicize the campaign through social media, electronic communication, attendance in meetings, and other awareness-raising activities
  • Liaise with stakeholders and partners to ensure seamless implementation of advocacy activities on mainstreaming biodiversity.
  • Plan and organize meetings and advocacy activities including workshops, consultations, and mobilization of stakeholders.
  • Assist in the facilitation of workshops, consultation, and other related activities mainly related to Advocacy.
  • Document workshops, consultation, and other related activities related to advocacy.
  • Maintain and manage a database of all documents, papers, and other materials used in advocacy activities.
  • Implement the monitoring and evaluation system for advocacy campaigns.
  • Assist in the development of programs and proposals for the purpose of mobilizing resources for the advocacy initiative.
  • Publicize the campaign through social media, electronic communication, attendance in meetings, and other awareness-raising activities.
  • Support engagement within different development sectors.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiar with various aspects of communication and information dissemination;
  • Understands a range of issues in the context of development sector, political situation, public perceptions and local contexts in mainstreaming biodiversity;
  • Experience in planning and executing advocacy campaigns;
  • Ability to quickly analyze relevant information from varied sources and integrate them into advocacy campaigns;
  • Ability to assess risks and tactfully handle sensitive situations with target audiences and  nurture fruitful partnerships ;
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations before various audiences;
  • Fluency in oral and written English & Nepali
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Skills in leadership, management, organization, writing and public speaking

Education / Experience

• University degree in environmental policy, law or economics, natural sciences or a related discipline. 

• Excellent research and writing skills. 

 • Previous experience in policy advocacy at national and/or international level is desirable.  

 

Gross Remuneration: As per BCN rule.

 

Interested and qualified Nepali citizens should apply with an updated resume that responds to the position, description and the competencies required and a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this job. Applications should reach the address below by 25th April 2017. Only short listed candidates will be informed. Detailed TOR for this position can be downloaded from our website https://www.birdlifenepal.org

 

Please submit your application to

                               

                                Human Resources Division

                                Bird Conservation Nepal

                                PO Box 12465

                                Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

                                Email: hrd@birdlifenepal.org

 

BCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as a disqualification for the position.

 

  • Date:2017-04-12 - 2017-04-19

List Of Donors

  • Koshi Tappu Bird Watching Camp, - Rs. 500
  • Vimal Thapa, - Rs. 1000
  • Rajendra Gurung, - Rs. 1000
  • BCN Pokhara Branch, - Rs. 632
  • Bhuwan Mani Sharma, - Rs. 100
  • Keshav Ghimire, - Rs. 100
  • World Migratory Bird Day 2013, - Rs. 3300
  • Rainer Stoll, - Rs. 25323
  • Sonam Tashi Lama, - Rs. 100
  • Abinash Nepali, - Rs. 1500
  • Carolline Forell, - Rs. 150
  • Charles Patton and Leslie Harris, - Rs. 150
  • Toby Wheeler, - Rs. 330
  • Rajendra Gurung (Patron, BCN), - Rs. 2500
  • Reliance Public School(Student from grade 3 to 5), - Rs. 365
  • Samir Maharjan, - Rs. 500
  • International Vulture Awareness Day 2011, - Rs. 2300
  • Deepak Adhikari, - Rs. 500
  • Anand Chaudhary, - Rs. 1275
  • Dr. Hum Bahadur Gurung , - Rs. 250
  • Butch Lama, - Rs. 700
  • Sarah Piper, - Rs. 2000
  • Charles W. Norris Brown, - Rs. 300
  • Puja Gurung, - Rs. 466
  • Surya Prakash Tiwari, - Rs. 200
  • Ramesh K Pariyar, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Namuna Mahendra Sec. School, - Rs. 902
  • Bright Star Worker's Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 510
  • Shree Bolambu Secondary School, - Rs. 1055
  • Apollo Int'l School, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Chandi Bhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 843
  • Amar Jyoti Sec. School, - Rs. 730
  • Shree Chandrika Devi Secondary School, - Rs. 501
  • David Fiddell, - Rs. 500
  • Local people from Sikles Village, - Rs. 4223
  • PABSON Programme, - Rs. 3000
  • Children's Paradise Boarding School, - Rs. 2000
  • Leknath Festival, - Rs. 2500
  • Amar Singh High School, - Rs. 1660
  • United Academy, - Rs. 1035
  • Suryodaya Boarding School, - Rs. 1000
  • Narayanjan Secondary School, - Rs. 891
  • Shree Baghbhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 1035
  • Green Village Education Foundation, - Rs. 500
  • Program at Dhanding, - Rs. 1500
  • Evergreen Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 1500
  • Shree Bajrayogini Secondary School, - Rs. 2800
  • Serene Hill Secondary English School, - Rs. 953
  • Nuwakot Festival, - Rs. 2000
  • BCN Day Celebration, - Rs. 645
  • 9th street exhibition and public awareness campaign, - Rs. 766
  • Exhibition (Climate Change) at Basantapur, - Rs. 547