Heifer is hiring a
Position Number: TBD
New or Refill: New
Core position: ☐ Yes ☒ No
Salary Grade: 3
Dept #/Subproject WO: TBD
Reports to: Project Coordinator - LTOH
Supervisor POSNO: 241050
Supervisor RESNO/Name: TBD
Supervision: Employees ☐ Yes ☒ No | Volunteers ☐ Yes ☒ No
Relocation Funds: Non-Negotiable
Travel Required: Minimum 80% Annually
Heifer Project Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with some form of specially-abled.
The Project Officer - LTOH will be responsible for implementing project activities in Sudurpashchim and Karnali provinces as envisioned in the project “Building Resilience through Climate-smart Livestock Farming in Western Nepal” under the GRAPE project. S/he will be responsible for the effective delivery of animal health and production technologies, knowledge, and skills to project participants. The Officer will promote climate-smart livestock farming measures for improving and transforming existing goat and dairy farming practices. S/he will work in close collaboration with the Heifer Nepal Program team, local government, farmers’ groups, and Village Animal Health Workers.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES**: (including approximate percentage effort)**
Strengthen capacity of goat and dairy farmers and associated value chain actors on climate-smart livestock farming measures (30%)
Establish demonstration sites of climate-smart livestock farming (30%)
Increased access of farmers to input and services to adopt climate-smart farming practices at farm level (20%)
Support in creating an enabling environment for the adoption and upscaling of climate-smart farming measures (15%)
Organize project inception meetings involving municipality/rural municipality and local stakeholders.
Organize regular project review meetings with municipality/rural municipality and local stakeholders.
Organize project outcome sharing meetings.
Ensure periodic progress reporting in the prescribed format and timeline.
May perform other job-related duties as requested (5%)
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: