World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.
At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.
We are currently looking for an Administration Officer for a Gender & Disability inclusive Economic Development Grant funded iLIVE Project which aims to promote economic empowerment and social change by helping Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and vulnerable women in achieving sustainable livelihood & income generation opportunities. The project will work closely with all implementing partners, National & Provincial Government authorities, Disabled People's Organizations (DPO), Producer groups and savings clubs. Funded by the Australian NGO Corporation Programme(ANCP) working in collaboration with World Vision Australia, World Vision Lanka, CBM Australia and Promundo the project will cover Northern & Eastern Provincesof Sri Lanka.
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER - Gender & Disability Project - ANCP iLIVE
Location:Based in Batticaloa with frequent travel to areas of operation in the North & East
This position will provide administrative support and assistance required for the effective implementation of project deliverables in the given areas of operation in the Northern & Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. He/she will assist the relevant stakeholders in procurement/logistics, fleet/driver/premises maintenance & supervision, provide required support for finance/payment documentation process & related system requirements, and oversee visitors/travel requisites & other general administrative duties as required by the Project Team.
Education, Knowledge & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma. Experience in a similar role will be an advantage
Good communication skills in English with ability to communicate in local language
Good aptitude for IT, preferably with basic working knowledge of MS Office Suite
Good interpersonal skills & ability to work in a team in a multi-cultural environment.
Valid Driver’s License ( heavy vehicle) & able to travel frequently within area of operation
World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Closing Date: 2ndNovember, 2017
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.
World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.