The Ministry of Environment and Forestry is implementing the “Regeneration of Landscapes and Livelihoods Project” (ROLL) funded by the Government of Lesotho (GoL) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The objective of the project is to ensure that rural communities adopt transformational practices for regenerated landscapes and sustainable livelihoods leading to improved nutrition and adaptation to climate change. This objective is underpinned by four outcomes; 1) Change in resource use practices; 2) Reduction of environmental degradation; 3) Improved livelihoods; and 4) the establishment of a facility and a fund. 

Therefore, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for one (1) position of Project Field Officer tenable at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry under Regeneration of Landscapes and Livelihoods (ROLL) project.

POSITION                  :    PROJECT FIELD OFFICER (1)





Overall Scope of Work 

Under the supervision of Component A Manager, the Project Field Officer will work closely with District Coordinator in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the District he/she will be serving. The Project Field Officer will be responsible for coordination of the technical input from various stakeholder of the project including the line ministries, civil societies, academic institutions and private sector and play a vital role in the supervision of Sub-Catchment Field Facilitators in the project areas of his/her district. The position is hosted at district level. 

Main tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Act as a liaison between the project and stakeholders of various institutions including line ministries, Civil Society Organizations, academic institutions, and the private sector 
  • Responsible for the implementation of project activities in the district within sub-catchments project areas 
  • Conduct capacity assessment of the stakeholder institutions and analyse their development activities/projects for improved environmental management 
  • Facilitate project stakeholder engagement in the development of AWPB and oversee its implementation and report to PC based on inputs from Sub-Catchment Field Facilitator. 
  • Identify opportunities for synergies with other developmental activities /projects ongoing 
  • Keep record of all interactions conducted with stakeholders and provide summary report and feedback to PC on monthly basis 
  • Facilitate the service provided for awareness raising and publicity campaigns to target audiences with specific messages and programs of the project in the district within the Project Areas 
  • Provide input to management and technical reports from the district to PMU and other documents described for the overall project operations 
  • Take lead and participate in the training and capacity building workshops of Coalition groups, community councils, interests groups etc. in line with the fulfilment of the stakeholder engagement plan 


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong personal management skills. 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office. 
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. 
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to produce high quality technical reports. 
  • Solid skills in working and collaborating with line ministries civil societies, user groups local authorities and a team builder is a requirement 
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise team members 

Qualifications and Experience 

Minimum Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Environment or Natural Resource Management; 
  • Post Graduate Degree in any of the listed qualification is an added advantage; 
  • Trainings in participatory methods/approaches is an added value; 


Minimum 4 years’ experience in Natural resource management for Bachelors Degree Holders and 3 years for Honor’s Degree Holder and 2 Years for Masters Degree Holders. 

  • At least 2 years of experience in managing teams; 
  • Prior experience in multi-stakeholder process (engagement, planning, monitoring) is an added value;

Language Requirements 

  • Fluency in written and spoken Sesotho and English. 

Duration of the Assignment 

The duration of the assignment will be three (3) years, renewable depending on satisfactory performance. 

Interested candidates should submit their written applications together with certified copies of their educational certificates and a copy of a National Identity Document to or or hand deliver to the HR Office, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Thaba –Bosiu Building  Industrial Area,  Maseru 100, on or before 16th April 2024 at 16:30 pm. Please visit Human Resources Office for further enquiries.