Plantation Initiative Nepal

Agroforestry Officer

Plantation Initiative Nepal

Agroforestry Officer

Plantation Initiative Nepal is a non-profit NGO registered with the District Administration Office, Lalitpur and recognized by the Social Welfare Council which was established in the year 2075 B.S. In the short period of its establishment, it has made significant contribution in the field of forest rehabilitation and upliftment of local livelihood. This program is working with special priority on women, poor and backward classes. This organization has laid the foundation for sustainable forest management and conservation of endangered wildlife habitats through tree planting. We have been working in coordination with the local community, local bodies, and concerned governments, including the Sherpas of the Himalayas, the Chepangs of the Central Hills, and the Tharu communities of the Terai. At present, we are implementing programs in 15 districts of Nepal from East Jhapa to West Kalikot.

MISSION:

To offer the dignity of fair employment to people living in impoverished communities, who become transformational agents of global forest restoration.

VISION:

Creating livelihoods for millions of people living in extreme poverty by empowering them to restore and protect forests on a massive scale.

Plantation Initiative Nepal is a non-profit NGO registered with the District Administration Office, Lalitpur and recognized by the Social Welfare Council which was established in the year 2075 B.S. In the short period of its establishment, it has made significant contribution in the field of forest rehabilitation and upliftment of local livelihood. This program is working with special priority on women, poor and backward …

Agroforestry Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work > Field or project organizer
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Bagdol-4, Lalitpur, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jan. 05, 2022 23:55 (6 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Communication Leadership Listening Program Management Critical Thinking Problem-Solving Program Coordination Organizational
Other Specification

DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Note :

  • Academic Qualifications: Master's Degree in Agriculture/Agroforestry or equivalent in relevant field.
  • "The salary is provided according to the organization rules and regulation."


Job Description

Responsibilities assigned are not limited to given ones but should show the eagerness to handle given responsibilities as per organization requirement. 

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Have an understanding of the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Regular travel will be required.
  • Overseeing agroforestry projects in each of the areas where we are operating.
  • Guide nursery manager to conduct nursery activities from construction of nursery to growing of seedlings in nursery till plantation and provide required suggestions to solve emerging issues.
  • Guide nursery manager to collect local seeds available in respective sites and sow them in nursery as available. 
  • Good understanding on the socio-economic and environmental issues of Nepalese agriculture.
  • Develop and maintain agroforestry networks, contacts and partnerships in the region.
  • Provide technical input through the design and delivery of training and other activities relevant to agroforestry activities.
  • Oversee the aspects of seedling production and distribution.
  • Assist the project team land use planning relative activities.
  • Organize and facilitate field level meetings, workshop, group discussion, and training activities.
  • Working with the monitoring department to create monitoring protocols and work plans to track ecological and social impacts of the project activities.
  • Training, mentoring, and supporting teams throughout the project sites to complete our agroforestry objectives.
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Program Officer.

Competencies:

  • Organizes and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships.
  • Plans, coordinates and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Relates well to people from all backgrounds and levels and treats everyone with respect.

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