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Long-Term Technical Specialists, Sri Lanka

Long-Term Technical Specialists, Sri Lanka

ID 
2017-1347
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
9/15/2017
Post End Date 
11/30/2017
Category 
Field – Technical Advisor/ Component Lead
Country 
Sri Lanka

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Overview

The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking experienced Technical Specialists for the anticipated USAID Sri Lanka Social Cohesion and Reconciliation project. The project will be designed to positively transform relationships across traditional lines of division and foster the development of a common national identity among all Sri Lankans by supporting institutions, processes and stakeholders at the national, sub-national and community level—strengthening Sri Lankan-led efforts to build a more inclusive, cooperative, and resilient society to promote longer term reconciliation and peace.

We are seeking candidates for long-term positions with the following areas of expertise:

  • Social cohesion, reconciliation, and peacebuilding
  • Community-led social and economic development
  • Social inclusion, including gender integration and the inclusion of women, people with disabilities, internally displaced persons, and other marginalized communities
  • Conflict sensitivity and Do No Harm methodologies

 

Possible positions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Technical Coordinator/Technical Lead
  • Component Lead
  • Senior Technical Specialist
  • Technical Specialist

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • At least five years’ experience working in sectors relevant to the project.
  • Four year university degree.
  • Experience working in Sri Lanka, South or Southeast Asia, and/or conflict-affected regions.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage constructively with government, civil society, and community stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in English and either Tamil or Sinhalese required.

Citizens and residents of Sri Lanka are strongly encouraged to apply.