Team Leader (level-9)


Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research, and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara and Programme Coordination Office in Lalitpur. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and improving the livelihoods of rural people in Nepal.

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LI-BIRD provides a collegial and supportive working environment where young professionals with a learning attitude thrive and succeed. LI-BIRD provides unparalleled mentoring support while challenging its staff to learn, innovate and acquire skills and experiences that will become foundational for the rest of their careers.

‘Green Karnali: Climate and Gender Responsive Resilient Agriculture and Enterprises in Karnali River Basin’ project, funded by DANIDA through DanChurchAid (DCA) Nepal, is being implemented by LI-BIRD in Surkhet, Dailekh and Accham districts. The project aims to build resilient livelihoods of smallholder farmers, especially women and youths, through the promotion of climate and gender-friendly agroecology based farming approaches and green enterprises.

LI-BIRD invites applications from eligible and qualified Nepali citizens who are committed and have the ability to deliver results with the highest integrity for the following positions:

1. Team Leader (level-9) -1 ( based at Birendranagar, Surkhet)

Job Summary: Reporting to the Deputy Programme Operations Director and will be responsible for the overall management of the project by providing the leadership role in planning, execution, monitoring, coordination, documentation and reporting. TL needs to ensure efficient management of the project resources including staff and budget; building relationships with donors; coordinating with the local and provincial governments for leveraging resources and building synergies in programme implementation; deliverting TA support to a local implementing partner; and providing technical guidance to the project team to achieve project outcomes. The Team Leader needs to coordinate with LI-BIRD’s project implemented in Karnali Province.

Education and Experience: Master’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university in the field of Agriculture, natural resource management or related field, with 5 years of work experience (including three years field implementation) in managing agriculture and climate change related projects.

Please visit our website at: for organizational details and full announcement, including detailed job descriptions, skills/competencies requirements, and application instructions.

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LI-BIRD offers competitive remuneration and other fringe benefits as laid out in its personnel policy. Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications with CV, including three references, citizenship certificate, motorbike/scooter driving license (if available) and relevant testimonials, by 22 February 2023 (10 Falgun 2079). Applications can be submitted via email at with the subject starting as: [VACANCY] or may be hand-delivered at LI-BIRD Head Office, Ranipauwa, Pokhara or the Programme Coordination Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. All candidates must fill an application in the link

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview. Telephone calls will not be entertained and could lead to disqualification.

LI-BIRD promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority communities).

Please apply to: Human Resources Manager, LI-BIRD, PO Box 324, Pokhara, Kaski.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Agriculture / Horticulture
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Master’s Degree in Agriculture
Posted Date 31 Jan, 2023
Apply Before 22 Feb, 2023
City Birendranagar Surkhet