Vacancy Announcement for Forest Enterprise Facilitator

Duty station: Humla and Darchula

Required number: 2

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with the district and local level stakeholders for the successful implementation of the project;
  • Support CFUGs to carry out gap analysis in CF management plan with respect to high-value high conservation priority NTFPs, NTFP management and FairWild certification;
  • Carry out inventory of NTFPs and develop management plan;
  • Provide guidance to CFUGs for revision of management plans incorporating the provision for sustainable production and marketing of NTFPs;
  • Support local entrepreneurs and traders to link with local, regional and national level buyers for their product marketing; 
  • Develop and mobilize local resource persons (LRPs); 
  • Facilitate CFUGs to make them certifiable and also the third party certification process

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Intermediate degree in Forestry with four years of relevant experience or B.Sc. in forestry with two years of experience;
  • Basic knowledge on forest-based enterprise development, and good knowledge on NTFP sector, certification, organizing community groups, CF handover process, and development of business plan;
  • Ability to handle forest survey tools and equipments and familiar with GIS;
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work duties under pressure and tight deadlines;
  • Proficient in using information technologies and good computer skills, particularly in the use of MS Office Package;

Residents from the project districts or candidates with prior working experience in the district would be an advantage.

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements may apply by sending an application including an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), a short paragraph on why he/she is the ideal candidate for the position, and expected gross salary by September 19, 2021 by e-mail to:

ANSAB is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate any applicant with regards to caste, race, color, or religion.