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 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Association of Family Forest Owners, Nepal (AFFON), the umbrella organization of family forest farmers of Nepal, has 8000 members associated through 66 district chapters and has been working towards securing the rights of the family forest farmers. Moreover, AFFON is a member-based organization and is strongly driven by voluntarily engaged members. AFFON seeks application from a qualified Nepali candidate for the following position. If you are interested to work on the forestry sector with a diverse multicultural team with commitment and passion, you are highly encouraged to apply.

Finance Officer (Based in Kathmandu)

Number of Vacancy- One (1)

Job Duration: JANUARY 2021 to DECEMBER 2021 with possibilities of extension.

Major Responsibility: S/he will bear overall responsibility to manage the financial transaction i.e. vouchering, financial data recording, meeting the compliances of country law and funding partners. S/he will be responsible to support program staffs relating to the financial matter to implement the project activities. Work in close coordination with Treasurer and respective project focal person. Furthermore, s/he will be responsible to develop the budget during fund raising stage and produce financial report for secretariat.

Qualification& Experiences:

  • Bachelor degree in Management or Business Administration
  • Minimum 3 years  work experience as Finance officer in development project
  • Excellent skills to handle Tally software
  • Good computer skills with Fluency in written and spoken English along with typing
  • Handling database systems
  • Good  reporting skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Proven skill on developing financial reporting on software.
  • Salary and benefits for the position will be as per the rules of AFFON

Salary and benefits: Negotiable in accordance to AFFONs Financial Policy. Interested applicants are requested to send in your CV and application letter to info@familyforestnepal.orgbefore,31stDecember2020
To learn more about AFFON find us at www.familyforestnepal.org

(*Women and People from marginalized community are highly encouraged to apply)

 

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON), the umbrella organization of family forest farmers of Nepal, has 5000 members associated through 45 district chapters and has been working towards securing the rights of the family forest farmers. Moreover, AFFON is a member-based organization and is strongly driven by voluntarily engaged members.

AFFON seeks application from a qualified Nepali candidate for the following positions. If you are interested to work on the forestry sectors with a diverse multicultural team with commitment and passion, you are highly encouraged to apply.

Forester (Based in Kathmandu with frequent field visit)

Number of Vacancies- One (1)

Job Duration:  MARCH 2019 to JAN2020 with possibilities of extension.

Major Responsibility: S/he will coordinate with the staff and supports in the implementation of programs of AFFON in local to district to central level, keeps track on the progress and reports to the program unit. S/he will support the AFFON secretariat in the execution of organizational activities. S/he will be managing overall AFFON management and play bridging role between board and management.

Qualification & Experiences: Master in Forestry with at least 5 years’ experience of working on the forestry sectors with need assessments of local communities, dealing with different actors of the value chain and implementation of livelihood improvement programs. Experience of handling database systems will be given priority. The ideal candidate should possess good skill in Microsoft Office Programs including Excel & Access, has good reporting skills and has fluency in both English as well as Nepali.

Salary and benefits for the position will be as per the rules of the AFFON

Finance Officer  (Based in Kathmandu)

Number of Vacancy- One (1)

Job Duration:  MARCH 2019 to JAN2020 with possibilities of extension.

Major Responsibility: S/he will be overall responsibility to manage the financial transaction i.e. vouchering, financial data recording, meeting the compliances of country law and funding partners. S/he will be responsible to support program staffs relating to the financial matter to implement the project activities. Work in close coordination with Treasurer and respective project focal person. Furthermore, s/he will beresponsible to develop the budget during fund raising stage and produce financial report for secretariat.

Qualification& Experiences:

  • Bachelor degree in Management or Business Adminstration
  • Minimum 3 years  work expereince as Finance officer in development project
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good computer skills with English and Nepali typing
  • Handling database systems
  • Good  reporting skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Proven skill on developing financial reporting on software.
  • Salary and benefits for the position will be as per the rules of the AFFON

Office support and Messenger  (Based in Kathmandu)

Number of Vacancy- One (1)

Duration:  MARCH 2019 to JAN 2020 with possibilities of extension.

Qualification 

  • Minimum school level education with skill of bicycling / holding of valid license for motorcycle/scooter will be an advantage.
  • Familiar with the location of Kathmandu Valley

Responsibilities

Overall responsibilities of the position will be to assist office operation, visited different offices and authorities for office communication and dissemination, logistic support as and when required.

Salary and benefits for the position will be as per the rules of the AFFON

Interested applicants are requested to send in your CV and application letter to info@familyforestnepal.org  before 4th March, 2019.

To learn more about AFFON find us at www.familyforestnepal.com


Vacancy Announcement

Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON), umbrella organization of family forest farmers of Nepal, has 5000 members associated through 40 district chapters and has been working towards securing the rights of the family forest farmers. Moreover, AFFON is a member-based organization and is strongly driven by voluntarily engaged members.

AFFON seeks application from qualified Nepali candidate for the following short-term position.

KEY CONSULTANT

Number of Vacancy- One (1)

Duration: May to December 2018

Major Responsibility:

Consultation with different groups including AFFON District Chapters, women groups to identify the areas as well as members/groups with the strongest interest and potential for commercial private forestry, assessment of the most promising production sites (in terms of ecological production potential, introduction of new species to improve the production and scale up potential to increase the economic outcome of the production/plantations).

Deliverables
  • KEY CONSULTANT along with CONSULTANT will produce a report that includes.
  • Baseline reports on current production potential, market requirements and possibilities of commercial products, quality & quantity demands, price etc.
  • Set of Viable production models: species, layout, commercial production, rotation cycle etc.
  • Estimation of budget investments and returns for the farmers to implement the production models.
  • Set of recommendations to implement the models nationally.
  • Likewise, Key Consultant will present the results/report to key stakeholders including the governments, program staff, AFFON members etc.
Experience:

At least 5 years of working experience in forestry sector along with engagement in research activities that involves coordination with different stakeholders including government bodies.

Salary: Negotiable in accordance to AFFONs Financial Policy.

Interested applicants are requested to send in your CV and application letter to info@familyforestnepal.org before, 2018.
To learn more about AFFON find us at www.familyforestnepal.org


Vacancy Announcement

Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON), umbrella organization of family forest farmers of Nepal, has 5000 members associated through 40 district chapters and has been working towards securing the rights of the family forest farmers. Moreover, AFFON is a member-based organization and is strongly driven by voluntarily engaged members.

AFFON seeks application from qualified Nepali candidate for the following short-term position.

CONSULTANT
Number of Vacancy- One (1)
Duration: May to December 2018
Major Responsibility
  • Identification and consultation with local forest based enterprises (private sector).
  • Assessment of restrictions and possibilities to commercial small scale private forestry and potential support to the local women groups through consultation with federal government representatives (Forest, NRM and Finance).
  • Value chain analysis: field and desk studies of the identified key products and markets, specification of the main elements of the different link in the value chain and the challenges.
  • Consultation with identified market vendors (potential buyers of the forest products) and develops a set of business plans.
Deliverables
  • KEY CONSULTANT along with CONSULTANT will produce a report that includes.
  • Baseline reports on current production potential, market requirements and possibilities of commercial products, quality & quantity demands, price etc.
  • Set of Viable production models: species, layout, commercial production, rotation cycle etc.
  • Estimation of budget investments and returns for the farmers to implement the production models.
  • Set of recommendations to implement the models nationally.
Experience:

At least 5 years of working experience in developing forest based business plans that involve consultation with different bodies.

Salary: Negotiable in accordance to AFFONs Financial Policy.

Interested applicants are requested to send in your CV and application letter to info@familyforestnepal.org before, 2018.
To learn more about AFFON find us at www.familyforestnepal.org


Vacancy Announcement

Association of Family Forest Owners Nepal (AFFON), umbrella organization of family forest farmers of Nepal, has 5000 members associated through 40 district chapters and has been working towards securing the rights of the family forest farmers. Moreover, AFFON is a member-based organization and is strongly driven by voluntarily engaged members.

AFFON seeks application from qualified Nepali candidate for the followingposition. If you are interested to work on the forestry sectors with diverse multicultural team with commitment and passion, you are highly encouraged to apply.

Program Officer (Based in Kathmandu with frequent field visit)

Number of Vacancy- One (1)

Duration: May to December 2018 with possibilities of extension.

Major Responsibility:

S/he will coordinate with the Research team (Key Consultant and Consultant) during the consultations at the local levels, keeps track on the progress and reports to the program unit. S/he will support AFFON secretariat in the execution of organizational activities. Responsibly maintains Database on membership and status of family forest.

Qualification:

Bachelors in Forestry with at least 2 years experience of working on the forestry sectors with need assessments of local communities, dealing with different actors of value chain and implementation of livelihood improvement programs. Experience of handling database systems will be given priority. The ideal candidate should possess good skill in Microsoft Office Programs including Excel & Access, has good reporting skills and has fluency in both English as well as Nepali.

Salary and benefits: Negotiable in accordance to AFFONs Financial Policy.

Interested applicants are requested to send in your CV and application letter to info@familyforestnepal.org before, 2018.
To learn more about AFFON find us at www.familyforestnepal.org


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