Co-ordinator Administration

Colombo - 09
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

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 worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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 dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Co-ordinator Administration

Location – Colombo

Job Profile

This position has overall responsibility of assuring the effective functioning of all facilities to provide an efficient and safe working environment for staff and their activities by performing a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled and technical work when necessary, using best business practices to manage resources, services and processes to implement the administration strategy of the organization.

This role is responsible for housing internal facilities, coordinating with relevant authorities and service providers to facilitate WVL’s internal administration support so as to keep office up & running to support operations. The Co-ordinator also will have to ensure efficiency, staff satisfaction and cost efficiency.

Major Responsibilities

  • Administers and Steers all aspects of facility Management with cost efficiency , staff satisfaction and performance, ensuring expected quality standards.

  • Ensures that departmental strategic planning aligns with the organization’s goals to contribute toward shared responsibility with stewardship, value addition, and cost containment without compromising staff motivation.

  • Strategically liaise internally with all departments offices and management to host events, receive visitors, organize foreign travel & VISA and solicit Contract agreements with due care.

  • Discharge of duties at the time of emergencies and under changing circumstances

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Degree in Business Administration or Commerce

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Office Administration (preferably in a supervisory level).

  • Experience in liaising with Government and local authorities is an added advantage.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English & Sinhala and/or Tamil preferred.

  • Critical thinker

  • Good decision maker

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Good Interpersonal skills and able to work in a team

  • Commitment to World Vision core values & Mission Statement

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 application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 18th March 2019

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.