Global Communities

Senior Technical Advisor, Sri Lanka

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1411
# of Openings
1
Post End Date
12/31/2017
Category
Field - Other
Sri Lanka

Overview

Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

Global Communities is seeking a qualified and experienced Senior Technical Advisor for the 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.

This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities

The Senior Technical Advisor will support and advise the COP and other project staff on various technical fields related to the SCORE activity and help design the strategy and approaches to achieve expected results.

Qualifications

The Senior Technical Advisor should demonstrate peacebuilding technical capacity in the development, coordination and implementation of complex and diverse sets of interventions that can produce expected outcomes.

 

Specific qualifications include the following:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, law, or other related fields required.
  • Over ten (10) years of experience in Sri Lanka providing strategic input and advice in democracy and governance and reconciliation related projects
  • Ability to advise program staff about ongoing peace and reconciliation efforts in the country
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Tamil and/or Sinhalese

 

 

Citizens and residents of Sri Lanka are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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