Dec 14 2016

CONSULTANT WANTED

Position Title: Consultant
Reporting: Senior Project Officer/Project Officer
Duration: One Month
 

 

The project entitled "Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services into Community Forestry in Nepal" has been operated by Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) with joint effort of Department of Forest (DoF) and FECOFUN since June, 2015 for three years. The main aim of this Darwin Initiative funded project is to mainstream biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services more effectively into CF in Nepal. To achieve this, “improve understanding and strengthen capacity of key staffs of DoF, FECOFUN, CFUGs and NGOs/programmes involved in CF” to implement in biodiversity supplement is one of the objectives of the project. 

 To fulfill this objective, development of training courses for forestry professionals, including of modules relating to the integration of biodiversity and ES into Community Forest Management (CFM) planning with appropriate tools, guidelines, and awareness materials is necessary.

In this context, BCN is searching an experienced personality for Training Design of Forestry staff involved in Operation Plan preparation to incorporate Biodiversity and Ecosystem into Operation Plan (OP) of CFs. 

Responsibility of the consultant 

The main task of the external consultant will be to involve and support for research study specifically in designing methodology, brief analysis and drafting report. Followings are the specific tasks of the consultant:
Based on discussion with Project team develop and finalize methodology and plan of action.
Carry out consultation meetings with related agencies. 
Prepare and submit training curricula and manual for forestry field staff to implement Biodiversity Supplement in OP of CFs.  
Carry out draft sharing meeting in participation with project team, focal person of departments and other key actors. 
Finalize curricula and manual incorporating feedbacks.
Develop training materials.

Eligibility of the Consultant

The project (BCN) is ideally looking for a professional consultant having clear understanding on biodiversity conservation and community forestry process with sustainable forest management. The following criteria shall be strictly reviewed during the selection process;
Consultant should have at least Master’s Degree in Forestry/Environmental Science/ Sociology/Rural development or the field related to Biodiversity Conservation and a proven track record of at least five years of conducting similar experience in designing curricula, manual, delivering trainings and training materials development. 
Strong facilitation skills and understanding of Community Forestry Process including Operational Plan preparation process and content.
Strong understanding on manual and curricula design, session plan, session materials, and facilitation method and techniques.
Good analytical and communication skills both in Nepali and English.

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 consultancy work. Applications should reach the address below by 24 December 2016. Only short listed candidates will be informed.
Please submit your application to
                        Human Resources Division
                        Bird Conservation Nepal
                        PO Box 12465
                        Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
                        Email: bcn@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:2016-12-14 - 2016-12-21
  • Contact Name: Lazimpat, Kathmandu

List Of Donors

  • 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
  • Exhibition (Climate Change) at Basantapur, - Rs. 547
  • Fanny Lal, Singapore - Rs. 54963
  • Sarita Jnawali, Nepal - Rs. 850
  • Baishnavi, Nepal - Rs. 4000
  • Alliance Francaise, - Rs. 2800
  • Bird Watching Pokhara, - Rs. 1110
  • Parwat Raj Thani, Nepal - Rs. 800
  • Yangki Sherpa, - Rs. 5000
  • Tek Bdr Rai, - Rs. 100
  • Inst for village (WWU), - Rs. 1000
  • Jennifer & Wicky , - Rs. 21000
  • Yubraj Basnet, - Rs. 600