Agro-Forestry Officer

Centre for Development and Disaster Management (CDM Nepal)

Details / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement


CDM-Nepal is a leading non-governmental development and humanitarian organization of Province 5 of Nepal. Established in 2000 in Butwal, CDM-Nepal has worked in DRM, CCA, WASH, livelihood and GBV. CDM’s programmes have historically been targeted at underprivileged women and children. CDM-Nepal’s origin can be traced back to 1993, the year Rupandehi district experienced one of the devastating floods in its history. Having seen the havoc brought by the disaster, a group of local development professionals joined hands to informally set up “Save the Environment and Rural Development Institute (SERDI)”, which later became CDM-Nepal during official registration in 2000.

Project Name: Follow up support for Green Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Livelihood through Multilayer and Agro-forestry Project in Devdaha Municipality.


CDM Nepal hereby invites application, for the below mentioned position.

1. Position: Agro-Forestry Officer 

Location: Devdaha, Municipality, Rupandehi

Duration of the Contract: 6 Month with possibility of extension

Probation Period: 3 months

Salary: A competitive NGO salary will be offered

The position is an employee who plans, coordinates, and oversees subordinate employees for agro-forestry projects for the organizational benefits. It is believed that she/he has excellent Leadership skills, Organizational skills, Administrative and clerical skills, Interpersonal skills, Self-motivation, Adaptability, Close attention to detail and the ability to plan ahead, Ability to work under pressure, including excellent written and verbal communication

Responsibilities / Job Description: 

The position is accountable for planning and allocating resources, preparing budgets, monitoring progress, and keeping senior management and stakeholders informed throughout the project lifecycle. All of this takes place within the framework of achieving a projects and organization’s goals and vision.

  • Responsible for the planning, daily management, and implementation of project deliverables 
  • Lead the project team to manage the provided resources in an efficient and responsible manner 
  • Prepare a detailed Implementation plan highlighting key milestones and financial cash flow projections 
  • Organize monthly internal project review meetings and make adjustments where required  
  • Plans and arranges strategic meetings with project and local stakeholders 
  • Identification of appropriate Climate Resilient livelihood Practices for the project areas and planning for knowledge and skills transfer to the target beneficiaries.  
  • Provide technical inputs and information for resilient farming crop calendar, agro-advisories etc. 
  • Ensure SPHERE, CHS and MERS standards adhere to the project activities    
  • Organize district Rural/Municipality and community-level events /workshops/training 
  • Identifying potential risks, developing mitigation strategies and effective risk management in place
  • Prepare monthly and semi-annual project reports and validate the reports against the financial reports
  • Ensure for monthly/quarterly plans and reports are submitted timely to the donor.
  • Establish good coordination with local, district and provincial governments and other stakeholders to prevent duplication of actions. 
  • Develop and implement advocacy strategies in coordination with the project stakeholders.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to control the risks. 
  • Ensure financial compliances are met as per the standard set commonly with funding agencies respecting financial policies, guidelines and periodic circulation. 
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as requested by the Line Manager  

Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, minimum 2 years of work experience. Computer skills including use of office applications.

To Apply: Interested candidate who meet the above-mentioned requirement can submit –(a) Job Application/Cover letter (b) Updated CV with at least two referees @ Or can submit the hard copy to CDM Nepal office, Butwal-11 Basanta Path, Devinagar Rupandehi. The last date of submission will be no later than 5:00 PM, 12th July 2024.

Please mention the position applied for in the "subject" line of your email.

CDM Nepal shall not entertain any phone inquiries or other such solicitations for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. CDM Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

CDM Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities).


Category Agriculture + Livestock, Development and Project, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Education Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Bachelor's degree in a related field
Posted Date 01 Jul, 2024
Apply Before 12 Jul, 2024
City Rupandehi