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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- PROJECT OFFICER & PROJECT ASSISTANT
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calendar-icon 08 Jun 2022

Position Title: Project Officer

Duty Station: Koshi Tappu, Sunsari

Reporting: Project Manager

Appointment type: Full Time for two years and nine months on annual contract basis.

 

Salary and benefits: As per the organization's norm commensurate with the project agreement.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The key role of the incumbent will be to implement the project “Sustainable management of wetlands and grasslands: enhancing biodiversity and livelihoods” in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) and its bufferzone.

 

Specific responsibilities are outlined below:

 

1.      Provide full support and assistance to Project Manager in annual and quarterly planning and reporting of the project.

2.      Liaise with KTWR office, Buffer Zone Management Committee and relevant local government line agencies and other stakeholders over project implementation.

3.      Support in conducting annual participatory population monitoring of globally and nationally threatened birds and their threats in KTWR.

4.      Conduct and/or support in carrying out capacity building trainings, workshops and awareness campaigns to support project objectives.

5.      Facilitate observation tours to different places of Nepal to local community groups.

6.      Support in conducting baseline surveys for socio-economic studies and analysis.

7.      Develop strategic plan for IGAs and other poverty reduction initiatives.

8.      Conduct activities to explicitly empower and involve women based on the gender analyses.

9.      Conduct activity to address the needs and rights of indigenous and other marginalised groups, as well as youth.

10.  Facilitate engagement and lessons sharing within district level network in project area.

11.  Conduct public awareness raising and advocacy through appropriate media and other means.

12.  Undertake any other responsibilities relevant for implementing the programme as directed by the supervisor.


Required skills and experience

 

Education

·         Master’s degree in Forestry, Environment, Natural Resource Management or any other relevant subject.

 

Experience

·         Minimum three years of relevant working experience in project implementation in conservation/livelihood support projects.

·         Experience in networking and relationship building.

·         Knowledge and experience on project and program management, design, monitoring and evaluation and report writing.

·         Proven skills in community mobilization and trainings.

·         Strong communication skills.

 

Computer skills

·         MS Word, Excel, SPSS, GIS, Powerpoint, online platforms (i.e Zoom, skype and other standard software).

 

Position Title: Project Assistant

Duty Station: Koshi Tappu, Sunsari

Reporting: Project Officer

Appointment type: Full Time for two years and nine months on annual contract basis.

 

Salary and benefits: As per the organization's norm commensurate with the project agreement.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The key role of the incumbent will be to assist in implementing the project “Sustainable management of wetlands and grasslands: enhancing biodiversity and livelihoods” in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) and its bufferzone.

 

Specific responsibilities are outlined below:

 

1.      Provide full support and assistance to Project Officer in annual and quarterly planning and reporting of the project.

2.      Support in conducting annual participatory population monitoring of globally and nationally threatened birds and their threats in KTWR.

3.      Support in carrying out capacity building trainings, workshops and awareness campaigns to support project objectives.

4.      Support and facilitate observation tours to different places of Nepal to local community groups.

5.      Support in conducting baseline surveys for socio-economic studies and analysis.

6.      Support in developing strategic plan for IGAs and other poverty reduction initiatives.

7.      Support to conduct activities to explicitly empower and involve women based on the gender analyses.

8.      Support activities to address the needs and rights of indigenous and other marginalised groups, as well as youth.

9.      Facilitate engagement and lessons sharing within district level network in project area.

10.  Develop communication materials and tools and outreach programme for wider public awareness.

11.  Conduct public awareness raising and advocacy through appropriate media and other means.

12.  Undertake any other responsibilities relevant for implementing the programme as directed by the supervisor.

 

Required skills and experience

 

Education

·         Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Forestry, Environment, Natural Resource Management or any other relevant subject.

 

Experience

·         Minimum two years of relevant working experience in project implementation in conservation/livelihood support projects.

·         Experience in networking and relationship building.

·         Proven skills in community mobilisation and trainings.

·         Strong communication skills.

 

Computer skills

·         MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, online platforms (i.e Zoom, skype and other standard software).

 

 

Deadline to apply: 2022-06-24

Phone: 01-4417805

Contact Email: hrd@birdlifenepal.org

 

Only short listed candidates will be informed. Resident of Sunsari/Saptari district will be given priority BCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as a disqualification for the position.

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