Program Officer (Livelihood)

Sindhuli Integrated Development Services Nepal (SIDS Nepal)

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement for the post of Program Officer (Livelihood)

Sindhuli Integrated Development Services Nepal (SIDS/Nepal) is a national, non-profit making, non-political and secular organization. It was registered in 1994 with District Administration Office, Sindhuli under Organization Registration Act 2034 B.S. SIDS/Nepal is continuously being supported by different national, international donors and I/NGOs as well as government of Nepal. 

Now, SIDS NEPAL is implementing Nutrition Resilience Livelihood Technical Programme (TP) in partnership with World Vision International Nepal since November 2020 with a goal, children are well nourished. The organization is in under recruitment process and seeking for highly motivated, competent and dedicated applicants for Sindhuli based positions for an Nutrition Resilience Livelihood Technical Programme (TP).





Major Responsibilities


Program Officer (Livelihood) (Nos. 1)

Bachelor degree in Agriculture Science or relevant discipline with three to five year of experience in related project (Market led agriculture, LVCD)

  • Provide management to NRL project and monitor performance of project team in  implementation of project ensuring projects are delivered on scope, on time and on budget as per the agreements 
  • Identify, assess, and communicate risks associated with the implementation of project, and development of mitigation measures 
  • With guidance from Field Specialist-A&ED ensure appropriate analysis and project results, including sharing of results and continuous improvements of project design and implementation 
  • In coordination with Field sector lead- NRL relationships and engagement with government line agencies, other INGOs/NGOs, research institutions and private sector at local and district levels in alignment with project strategy/plan
  • Coordinate organizational processes with which WVIN’s Agriculture & Economic Development TPs and projects have to be engaged including but not limited to annual planning and budgeting process and audit 
  • Ensure Planning Monitoring and reporting of the project is on time and with quality
  • Supervise and mentor Facilitators so that they can perform their duties effectively
  • Support project coordinator in oversee interventions to ensure effective and timely implementation
  • Develop training curriculum and train Facilitators on the Graduation programme objectives, implementation process, and expected outcomes
  • Regularly review-monitoring data to ensure programme implementation activities and participants’ progress are on track and report the progress.
  • Situation Analysis of Local Producers and Market Opportunities
  • Ensuring formation of Producer Groups and conduct training and to build capacity with support from Field Mobilizers
  • Network and Liase with Local and Regional Government, NGOs and Business Groups.  
  • Ensures good recording and documentation for project baseline,  appraisal of impacts, relevant networks and contacts
  • Responsible to ensure Coaching and Mentoring to producers group 
  • Facilitate to seek orders from potential buyers and research on potential challenges to meeting buyer's requirements and identify practical solutions.

Time Duration: October 2021 -September 2022(initial contract with 3 months' probation period). 

If you are a self-motivated individual, who also believes in the mission and vision of this organization and meet the above mentioned skills and qualifications please send your updated CV with at least two (2) references and a cover letter explaining why you believe you qualify for this job at not later than 30 September 2021. The subject should clearly mention, “Application for Position you are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process. No telephone enquiry is entertained. Candidates form local areas/district, minority community, groups, cast and women and internal competentarehighly encouraged to apply. SIDS Nepal, Sindhuli is an equal opportunity employer.Telephone calls will not be entertained and could lead to disqualification and Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 3+ years
Education B. Sc. (Agriculture)
Posted Date 24 Sep, 2021
Apply Before 30 Sep, 2021
City Sindhuli