Natural Resources Management (NRM) Coordinator
Catholic Relief Services
CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal, and other financial contributors and INGOs.

CRS Nepal is planning to implement 5 years CRS Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) project that will provide technical assistance from United States (U.S) volunteers to farmers, farmer groups (cooperatives and associations), agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in the countries of Nepal, Benin, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and East Timor.

CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position for F2F project:

Natural Resources Management (NRM) Coordinator

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 28, 2016 00:00 (2 years, 3 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

The NRM Coordinator will be working with partner level staff who working on NRM and livelihood activities.  Together with community leaders, the coordinator will be responsible for community assessment and sensitization exercises, trainings, effective communication of the project at the field level and coordination with different stakeholders within the communities, conflict resolution, and learning ventures. The NRM Coordinator will report to the Livelihoods Program Manager and will work closely with the Agriculture/Livestock Coordinator, Senior Social Mobilizer, MEAL staff, partner Livelihood technicians and other partner staff.  The NRM Coordinator will work closely with all concerned to ensure the projects are of high quality related to these technical areas and are adapted in response to any safety, dignity or access issues that are identified by the community. 
The NRM Coordinator will alsodevelopingPlan of Action of NRM, Build Staff and Community Capacitiesand implementing NRM activities.

Required Expertise:

  • Demonstrated skills in planning, implementing and monitoring NRM programs involving key areas like soil and water conservation, watershed approaches, micro-irrigation works, community forestry etc.
  • Strong skills in developing financial estimates, detailed implementation plans etc for implementation of NRM activities in field.
  • Strong skills in facilitating training sessions for building capacities of partner staff and communities. 
  • Good writing and documentation skill. 
  • Past experience of developing high quality resource material/training content for capacity building.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a rapidly changing context.
  • Adaptable and flexible to the jobs task and job time.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly to the remote field locations and support field teams.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy,
  • Expertise and skills to coordinate and liaise with the government and other relevant stakeholders. 
  • Ability to effectively delegate while ensuring key deliverables are produced on a timely basis
  • Strong mentoring, training and coaching to partner staff
  • Ability to make quick assessments of situations on the ground, problem-solve, and act appropriately.
  • Appreciation for community based processes for sustainable NRM outcomes

Required Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor's or post-graduate degree in an appropriate field such as; environmental science/ Water Resource Development and Management (WRDM) / Agricultural engineering/ watershed management etc
  • At least 5-7 years of field level experience in technical role with NGO/INGO/Government in watershed/NRM projects is desirable.
  • Demonstrated technical skills and experience in managing watershed 
  • Demonstrated experience in staff management and supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in program coordination and government relations
  • Experience with capacity strengthening and partnership building


Candidates who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to email their CV and include 3 references to

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. CRS and Caritas Nepal are equal opportunity employers committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, and women are especially encouraged to apply.


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